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What is research?

Research is the process of finding out new things.

What is health research?

Health research is the process of finding out new things about improving people's health.

Why is health research important?

We all want to live long and healthy lives. People who do health research are identifying better preventative care to keep us healthy. And they are discovering new medicines and treatments for when we do get sick. 

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