How should we define health?

@article{Huber2011HowSW,
  title={How should we define health?},
  author={Machteld Huber and J. Andr{\'e} Knottnerus and Lawrence Green and Henri{\"e}tte van der Horst and Alejandro Alex R Jadad and Daan Kromhout and Brian Leonard and Kate Lorig and Mar{\'i}a Isabel Loureiro and Jos W. M. van der Meer and P. Schnabel and Richard M. Smith and Chris van Weel and Henk H. F. Smid},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={343}
}
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