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This exciting new 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: Personal health is not only the choices we make."Choice" is another key theme inYour 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.
Table of Contents
|Choices in a Changing Society|
|Health in a Changing Society|
|Your Mind and Body2|
|Your Family Health History|
|Understanding Your Genetic Inheritance3|
|Creating a Balance4|
|Finding Meaning in Life and Death5|
|Renewal and Restoration|
|Your Lifestyle and Health7|
|Healthy Food Choices8|
|Physical Activity for Life9|
|Body Weight and Body Composition|
|Achieving a Healthy Balance10|
|Your Health at Risk11|
|Responsible Approaches to Drinking12|
|Use, Abuse, and Control13|
|The Smoking Challenge|
|Your Relationships and Sexuality4|
|Connection and Communication15|
|Biology, Society, and Culture16|
|Contraception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth|
|Protecting Your Health17|
|Prevention and Management18|
|Risks, Prevention, and Treatment19|
|Understanding a Complex Condition20|
|Complementary and Alternative Medicine|
|Health Choices in a Changing Society|
|Challenges to Your Health21|
|Prevention and Protection22|
|Creating Safe Environments23|
|Making a Difference|
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