Contemporary Women's Health : Issues for Today and the Future

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-06-20
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Contemporary Women's Healthprovides a balanced, comprehensive understanding of the health issues affecting women. Health information is presented within the context of the social and political forces affecting women of all ages, races, and ethnicities. Prevention, health promotion and becoming a wise health care consumer are emphasized throughout the text, while the impact of lifestyle issues and relationships throughout the lifespan on women's health are explored.

Table of Contents

Foundations of Women's Health
Introduction to Women's Health
Becoming a Wise Consumer
Developing a Healthy Lifestyle
Mental and Emotional Wellness
Enhancing Emotional Well-Being
Managing the Stress of Life
Sexual and Relational Wellness
Preventing Abuse against Women
Building Healthy Relationships
Examining Gynecological Issues
Designing Your Reproductive Life Plan
Contemporary Lifestyle and Social Issues
Eating Well
Keeping Fit
Using Alcohol Responsibly
Making Wise Decisions about Tobacco, Caffeine, and Drugs
Communicable and Chronic Conditions
Preventing Sexually Transmitted and Other Infectious Diseases
Managing Cardiovascular Health and Chronic Health Conditions
Reducing Your Risk of Cancer
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