Glencoe Health,: A Guide to Wellness Student Edition / Edition 8

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Everything you need to teach and motivate your students is here--in one comprehensive, skills-based health program. With this edition, Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, the leading publisher of health education materials and CNN/Turner Broadcasting, the world's news leader have teamed up to create this dynamic feature and video as a new way to look at and study health issues.

· CNN Health News articles expand on chapter topics to help students better understand their own health and the health of those around them.

· CNN Health News Videos introduce students to professionals in the scientific community who provide their expertise and offer new information on important topics. Young people will share their viewpoints about relevant health news today.

Glencoe Health combines print, audio, and technology resources in an integrated program of health education that is certain to engage and challenge every student. With its short lessons, interactive format, increased emphasis on skill building, and exciting new visual approach, Glencoe Health is the health curriculum that helps students find answers to today's perplexing health issues.

Help your students assess their health and improve their health skills. Glencoe Health covers the entire spectrum of high school health issues--from personal health to injury prevention; from community health to nutrition and fitness; and from alcohol, tobacco, and drugs to personal development and family living--in a high-interest, interactive style your students will respond to and enjoy.

Student Modules
. Abstinence
. HIV/AIDS and Society
. Education in Sexuality
. The Reality of Drugs

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078238642
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 3/18/2002
  • Edition description: Student Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 832
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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Table of Contents

Unit 1: You and Your Health

Chapter 1 - Your Health and Wellness

CNN Health News: Doctors Learn Diversity

Chapter 2 - Making Healthful Choices

CNN Health News: The Winning Equation

Unit 2: Physical Fitness and Nutrition

Chapter 3 - Physical Fitness and Your Health

CNN Health News: Supplement Warning

Chapter 4 - Physical Activity for Life

CNN Health News: Playing It Safer

Chapter 5 - Nutrition and Your Health

CNN Health News: The Skinny on Healthy Eating

Chapter 6 - Food and Your Health

CNN Health News: Anorexia Warning

Chapter 7 - Personal Health

CNN Health News: Harmful Rays of Light

Unit 3: Mental and Emotional Health

Chapter 8 - Your Mental and Emotional Health

CNN Health News: Overcoming Fears

Chapter 9 - Managing Stress in Your Life

CNN Health News: Bullying in School

Chapter 10 - Mental and Emotional Problems

CNN Health News: Stolen Lives

Unit 4: Family and Social Health

Chapter 11 - Building Healthy Relationships

CNN Health News: Two-Way Dialogue

Chapter 12 - Healthy Family Relationships

CNN Health News: Balancing Family Stress

Chapter 13 - Peer Relationships

CNN Health News: Violence in Relationships

Chapter 14 - Resolving Conflicts and Preventing Violence

CNN Health News: Teens Taking Charge

Unit 5: Body Systems

Chapter 15 - Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems

CNN Health News: Extreme Sports Arthritis

Chapter 16 - Your Nervous and Endocrine Systems

CNN Health News: Heads Up

Chapter 17 - Your Circulatory and Respiratory Systems

CNN Health News: Nothing to Sneeze At

Chapter 18 - Your Digestive and Urinary Systems

CNN Health News: Camera in a Capsule

Chapter 19 - Your Body's Reproductive System

CNN Health News: Fitness and Gender

Unit 6: Growth and Development

Chapter 20 - The Beginning of the Life Cycle

CNN Health News: Fighting Cancer

Chapter 21 - Adolescence-A Time of Change

CNN Health News: Please Get Your ZZZs

Chapter 22 - The Life Cycle Continues

CNN Health News: Living Longer and Better

Unit 7: Medicines and Drugs

Chapter 23 - Understanding Medicines

CNN Health News: Natural Cures

Chapter 24 - Tobacco

CNN Health News: Targeting Teens

Chapter 25 - Alcohol

CNN Health News: Home Safe from the Prom

Chapter 26 - Illegal Drugs

CNN Health News: No Joy in Ecstasy

Chapter 27 - Recovering from Addiction and Codependency

CNN Health News: Your Brain and Drugs

Unit 8: Diseases and Disorders

Chapter 28 - Infectious Diseases

CNN Health News: Disease Detectives

Chapter 29 - Sexually Transmitted Diseases

CNN Health News: Study Rates STDs in the U.S.

Chapter 30 - HIV and AIDS

CNN Health News: A New Image of HIV

Chapter 31 - Noninfectious Diseases and Disabilities

CNN Health News: Adult Diseases, Young Bodies

Unit 9: Consumer Choices and Public Health

Chapter 32 - Consumer Choices and Public Health

CNN Health News: Internet Health Caution

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