An Invitation to Health

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Wadsworth, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 736 pages
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AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, Eleventh Edition is a best-selling personal health text that introduces students to the latest research, information, and recommendations related to health and healthy lifestyles. Reviewed by more than 40 instructors and consistently praised for its instructional and engaging writing style, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH focuses on behavior change, the prevention of illness and the achievement of optimal health and wellness. AN INVITATION TO HEALTH addresses topics that affect college students of all ages. This text supplies students with the lessons they'll need to make responsible health decisions in their daily lives now and in the future. Now package automatically with the PROFILE PLUS 2005 CD-ROM, INFOTRAC COLLEGE EDITION, and and THE HEALTH, FITNESS AND WELLNESS EXPLORER, students are now more equipped than ever to explorer, experience, and better understand the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

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Current, comprehensive, and personal, Dianne Hales's AN INVITATION TO HEALTH CHOOSING TO CHANGE integrates a comprehensive presentation of health concepts with a wealth of practical ways to apply them ... Read full review

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Dianne Hales is one of the most widely published and honored health writers in the country. Her bestselling textbooks include AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, AN INVITATION TO HEALTH BRIEF, AN INVITATION TO WELLNESS, and AN INVITATION TO PERSONAL CHANGE. Her trade books include the award-winning compendium of mental health information CARING FOR THE MIND: THE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO MENTAL HEALTH, THINK THIN, BE THIN (with Doris Helmering), JUST LIKE A WOMAN: HOW GENDER SCIENCE IS REDEFINING WHAT MAKES US FEMALE, THE MIND-MOOD PILL BOOK, INTENSIVE CARING: NEW HOPE FOR HIGH RISK PREGNANCY (with Dr. Timothy Johnson), HOW TO SLEEP LIKE A BABY, THE U.S. ARMY TOTAL FITNESS PROGRAM, NEW HOPE FOR PROBLEM PREGNANCIES, and THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SLEEP. The President of Italy has named Dianne Hales a "cavaliere dell' Ordine della Stella della Solidarieta Italiana" (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity) in recognition of her best-selling book LA BELLA LINGUA as an "invaluable tool for promoting the Italian language." Her other writing awards include prizes from the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, the National Women's Political Caucus, California Psychiatric Society, CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), Council for the Advancement of Scientific Education, and the New York City Public Library.

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