Core Concepts In Health Brief with PowerWeb

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/5/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This concise and current introduction to health topics and issues offers students scientifically based, accurate information about health and wellness. An affordable alternative to larger health texts, Core Concepts in Health, Brief Tenth Edition includes a built-in study guide, enabling students to test their knowledge of health-related issues and assess their level of wellness.

Table of Contents

1 Taking Charge of Your Health

2 Stress: The Constant Challenge

3 Psychological Health

4 Intimate Relationships and Communication

5 Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

6 Contraception and Abortion

7 The Use and Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs

8 Alcohol and Tobacco

9 Nutrition Basics

10 Exercise for Health and Fitness

11 Weight Management

12 Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

13 Immunity and Infection

14 The Challenge of Aging

15 Conventional and Complementary Medicine: Skills for the Health Care Consumer

16 Personal Safety: Protecting Yourself from Unintentional Injuries and Violence

17 Environmental Health

Appendix: Nutritional Content of Popular Items from Fast-Food Restaurants


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