Health is the level of functional and metabolic efficiency of a living organism. The
World Health Organization (WHO) defined human health in its broader sense in
its 1948 constitution as "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-
being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." This definition has
Federal Agency Courted Alcohol Industry to Fund Study on Benefits of Moderate
Drinking. Scientists and National Institute of Health officials waged a concerted
campaign to obtain funding from the alcohol industry for research that may
enshrine alcohol as a part of a healthy diet. 1d ago By RONI CARYN RABIN.