Core Concepts in Health Brief with Learning to Go : Health

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-09-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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CORE CONCEPTS, BRIEF NINTH EDITION provides a concise and current introduction to health topics and issues, bringing students scientifically based and accurate information about health and wellness topics. An affordable alternative to larger health texts, CORE CONCEPTS, BRIEF NINTH EDITION, includes a built-in study guide for students to test their knowledge of health-related issues and assess their level of wellness.

Table of Contents

1. Taking Charge of Your Health

2. Stress: The Constant Challenge

3. Psychological Health

4. Intimate Relationships and Communication

5. Sexuality, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

6. Contraception and Abortion

7. The Use and Abuse of Psychoactive Drugs

8. Alcohol and Tobacco

9. Nutrition Basics

10. Exercise for Health and Fitness

11. Weight Management

12. Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

13. Immunity and Infection

14. The Challenge of Aging

15. Conventional and Complementary Medicine: Skills for the Health Care Consumer

16. Personal Safety: Protecting Yourself from Unintentional Injuries and Violence

17. Environmental Health

Appendix: Nutritional Content of Popular Items from Fast-Food Restaurants


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