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Your Health Today : Choices in a Changing Society, Brief with PowerWeb,9780073265315
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Your Health Today : Choices in a Changing Society, Brief with PowerWeb

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1st
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9780073265315

ISBN10:
0073265314
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
3/14/2006
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This exciting new brief text presents personal health in the context of a changing social and cultural environment. Going beyond behavior change and individual responsibility, it offers a broadened view of health that includes the impact of family, community, and society. It's a new way of looking at health: "It's not just personal...""Choice" is another key theme in Your Health Today. Emphasizing the importance of making informed health choices, this text demonstrates how these choices affect an individual's health--for today and for a lifetime.The brief version of Your Health Today contains five fewer chapters than the big book, but it still offers in-depth coverage of key topics such as nutrition and fitness and presents complete chapters on genetics, sleep, body image, and spirituality.

Table of Contents

1 Health in a Changing Society

Part 1 Your Mind and Body

2 Genetics: You and Your Family Health History

3 Mental Health and Stress: A Balanced Life

4 Spirituality: Finding Meaning in Life and Death

5 Sleep: Renewal and Restoration

Part 2 Your Lifestyle and Health

6 Nutrition: Healthy Food Choices

7 Fitness: Physical Activity for Life

8 Body Weight and Body Composition: The Healthy Balance

9 Body Image: Viewing Yourself

Part 3 Your Health at Risk

10 Alcohol and Tobacco: Making Responsible Choices

11 Drugs and Addictive Behavior: Use, Abuse, and Control

Part 4 / Your Relationships and Sexuality

12 Relationships and Sexual Health: Communication, Sexuality, and Society

13 Reproductive Choices: Contraception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

Part 5 / Protecting Your Health

14 Injury and Violence: Prevention and Protection

15 Infectious Diseases: Prevention and Management

16 Cardiovascular Disease: Risks, Prevention, and Treatment

17 Cancer: Understanding a Complex Condition



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