Annual Editions: Health 11/12

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  • Edition: 32nd
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  • Copyright: 2010-10-19
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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Table of Contents

Correlation Guide
Topic Guide
Internet References
Promoting Healthy Behavior Change
Unit Overview
Are Bad Times Healthy?
The Perils of Higher Education
Mars vs. Venus: The Gender Gap in Health
Carrots, Sticks, and Health Care Reform-Problems with Wellness Incentives
Stress and Mental Health
Unit Overview
Redefining Depression as Mere Sadness
"I Can't Let Anything Go:" A Case Study with Psychological Testing of a Patient with Pathologic Hoarding
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Dealing with the Stressed
Nutritional Health
Unit Overview
Eating Well on a Downsized Food Budget
Breastfeeding Is Not Obscene
An Oldie Vies for Nutrient of the Decade
What Good Is Breakfast?: The New Science of the Loneliest Meal
Exercise and Weight Management
Unit Overview
A Big-Time Injury Striking Little Players' Knees
The Skinny Sweepstakes
Dieting on a Budget, Consumer Reports, February 2009
In Obesity Epidemic, What's One Cookie?
Drugs and Health
Unit Overview
Great Drug, but Does It Prolong Life?
Vital Signs
Drinking Too Much, Too Young
A Pill Problem
Helping Workers Kick the Habit
Sexuality and Relationships
Unit Overview
Scents and Sensibility
The Expectations Trap
Girl or Boy?: As Fertility Technology Advances, So Does an Ethical Debate
Is Pornography Adultery?
Preventing and Fighting Disease
Unit Overview
‘Diabesity,' a Crisis in an Expanding Country
Sex, Drugs, Prisons, and HIV
New Mammogram Guidelines Raise Questions
Who Still Dies of AIDS and Why
A Mandate in Texas: The Story of a Compulsory Vaccination and What It Means
Health Care and the Health Care System
Unit Overview
Pharmacist Refusals: A Threat to Women's Health
Curbing Medical Costs
Myth Diagnosis
The Case for Killing Granny
Incapacitated, Alone and Treated to Death
Docs and Doctorates
Consumer Health
Unit Overview
Vaccine Refusal, Mandatory Immunization, and the Risks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases
Medical Tourism: What You Should Know
Caution: Killing Germs May Be Hazardous to Your Health
Tattoos: Leaving Their Mark
Hazardous Health Plans
The Rough Road to Dreamland
The Surprising Reason Why Heavy Isn't Healthy
Contemporary Health Hazards
Unit Overview
When Government Makes Us Sick
Discovering Teenagers' Risky ‘Game' Too Late
Chemical in Plastic Bottles Fuels Science, Concern-and Litigation
HIV Apathy
Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus: The Latest Health Scare
Post-Earthquake Public Health in Haiti
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