Focus on Health with Power Web/Online Learning Center Bind-in Card

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-02-15
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This text offers an exciting and practical approach to the teaching of the traditional content areas of personal health. Its two key themes--the six dimensions of health and the five developmental tasks--help students apply the text's content to their own lives, by improving their decision-making skills. The new PowerWeb: Personal Health, linked by chapter in the Online Learning Center, provides students with current information in the constantly changing field of health.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Shaping Your Health

Part One: The Mind

Chapter 2: Achieving Psychological Health

Chapter 3: Managing Stress

Part Two: The Body

Chapter 4: Becoming Physically Fit

Chapter 5 Understanding Nutrition and Your Diet

Chapter 6: Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Part Three: Preventing Drug Abuse and Addiction

Chapter 7: Making Decisions About Drug Use

Chapter 8: Taking Control of Alcohol Use

Chapter 9: Rejecting Tobacco Use

Part Four: Preventing Diseases

Chapter 10: Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Chapter 11: Living with Cancer and Chronic Conditions

Chapter 12: Preventing Infectious Diseases

Part Five: Sexuality and Reproduction

Chapter 13: Understanding Sexuality

Chapter 14: Managing Your Fertility

Part Six: Consumer and Safety Issues

Chapter 15: Becoming an Informed Health Care Consumer

Chapter 16: Protecting Your Safety

Chapter 17: The Environment and Your Health

Part Seven: Completing Life's Journey

Chapter 18: Accepting Dying and Death




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