Health and Wellness (Google eBook)

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 29, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 810 pages
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The 10th edition of Health & Wellness provides a holistic view of what it really means to be healthy today. The text draws a parallel between the behaviors, social and physical environment as well as the positive mind and body attitude necessary to achieve a healthy, happy lifestyle. Several features have been developed to help students learn and understand the concepts of health and wellness in the text such as Learning Objectives, Self-assessments, key terms, epigrams and health tips. Chapters conclude with Critical Thinking about Health and encourage students to answer questions and explore their own opinions on health topics. End of chapter material includes Health in review brief review of the chapter, Health and Wellness online a glimpse at the resources available on the web, References, Suggested readings, and recommended websites. New to the Tenth Edition: ? Study data about the effect of prayer on healing and managing stress with music ? Expanded coverage of Vitamin D deficiency and food additives ? Coverage of the sedentary lifestyle of most Americans and what constitutes physical activity\ ? Discussions on bacteria and health as well as coverage of new vaccines for HPV, herpes zoster and hepatitis E ? New information on the swine flu pandemic of 2009 Resources: Workbook for self-assessments and activities to explore health Frequently updated Health statistics website
  

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Wonderful book to help you become a more health conscience person. Wonderful tip for meditation, what nutrition is, and so much more! Read full review

Contents

Achieving Wellness l
1
MindBody Communication
26
MindBody Healing
32
The Power of Suggestion
39
Restoring MindBody
45
How Stress Contributes to Illness
51
Time Management
58
Mental Health and Mental Illness
65
Critical Thinking About Health
295
Causes of Cancer
303
Breast Awareness and Breast SelfExam
309
Diet and Cancer Risk
314
Concussion to the Heart
327
Diet and Cardiovascular Disease
337
Suggested Readings
343
Hereditary Diseases
349

Eating and Exercising Toward
91
Food Labels
100
Oh My Aching Head 8
106
Dietary Supplements
115
Rules for Organic Labeling
117
Vegetarian Diets
122
Critical Thinking About Health
130
Managing a Healthy Weight
137
Sensible Weight Management
143
WeightManagement Suggestions
148
Products
149
Body Image
150
Physical Activity foT Health
159
Getting into Shape
170
Building Healthy Relationships
181
Attend to Your Sexual Health
184
Communicating in Intimate
199
Understanding Pregnancy
205
Home Pregnancy Testing
208
Risks to Fetal Development
212
Infertility
219
A Comparison of Contraceptive Methods
226
Choosing the Right Fertility Control
237
Diseases and AIDS
247
3r o
249
Reducing the STD Epidemic in the United
257
Understanding and Preventing
263
The Immune System Battles Infections
279
Understanding Allergies
285
Explaining Drug
361
Explaining Drug Use and Abuse
364
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381
Eliminating Tobacco Use
391
Why People Smoke
399
Critical Thinking About Health
405
History of Alcohol Use
411
Other Effects of Alcohol
417
Making Healthy Choices
427
Accidents and Injuries
465
Motorcycle Safety
471
Sports and Recreational Injuries
478
Overcoming Obstacles
483
Understanding Aging and Dying
485
Parkinsons Disease
493
Healthy Aging Depends on a Healthy
501
Violence in Out Society
507
Coping with Anger
513
Working Toward a Healthy
525
Dollars and Health Sense
531
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532
Water Pollution
537
Noise Pollution
543
Appendix A Health Enhancement
549
Appendix B Calendar of Events
559
Study Guide and SelfAssessment
577
Index
781
Photo Credits
803
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