9780073529646

Core Concepts in Health, Brief Update

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073529646

  • ISBN10:

    0073529648

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/9/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

The most reliable and widely used personal health text, Core Concepts in Health utilizes the theme of personal responsibility to teach and motivate students about health and wellness. The Tenth Edition Update provides current, accurate, scientifically based information about a wealth of health and wellness topics and issues. The Brief edition, an affordable alternative to larger health texts, includes a built-in study guide that allows students to test their knowledge of health-related issues and assess their level of wellness.

Table of Contents

Taking Charge of Your Health
Stress: The Constant Challenge
Psychological Health
Intimate Relationships and Communication
Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
Contraception and Abortion
The Use and Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs
Alcohol and Tobacco
Nutrition Basics
Exercise for Health and Fitness
Weight Management
Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
Immunity and Infection
The Challenge of Aging
Conventional and Complementary Medicine: Skills for the Health Care Consumer
Personal Safety: Protecting Yourself from Unintentional Injuries and Violence
Environmental Health
Nutritional Content of Popular Items from Fast-Food Restaurants Index Study Guide
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