9780767410403

Core Concepts in Health: 2000 Update

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  • ISBN13:

    9780767410403

  • ISBN10:

    0767410408

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-09-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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Table of Contents

PART ONE Establishing a Basis for Wellness
Taking Charge of Your Health
1(24)
Stress: The Constant Challenge
25(28)
Psychological Health
53(28)
PART TWO Understanding Sexuality
Intimate Relationships
81(22)
Sex and Your Body
103(28)
Contraception
131(32)
Abortion
163(20)
Pregnancy and Childbirth
183(32)
PART THREE Making Responsible Decisions: Substance Use and Abuse
The Use and Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs
215(32)
The Responsible Use of Alcohol
247(26)
Toward a Tobacco-Free Society
273(26)
PART FOUR Getting Fit
Nutrition Basics
299(42)
Exercise for Health and Fitness
341(32)
Weight Management
373(30)
PART FIVE Protecting Yourself from Disease
Cardiovascular Health
403(30)
Cancer
433(32)
Immunity and Infection
465(26)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
491(30)
PART SIX Accepting Physical Limits
Aging: A Vital Process
521(22)
Dying and Death
543(26)
PART SEVEN Making Choices in Health Care
Medical Self-Care: Skills for the Health Care Consumer
569(20)
The Health Care System
589(18)
PART EIGHT Improving Your Chances: Personal Safety and Environmental Health
Personal Safety: Protecting Yourself from Unintentional Injuries and Violence
607(30)
Environmental Health
637
Appendix A Nutritional Content of Popular Items from Fast-Food Restaurants A-1
Appendix B A Self-Care Guide for Common Medical Problems A-5
Appendix C Resources for Self-Care A-12
Index I-1

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