Health And Wellness / Edition 10

Health And Wellness / Edition 10

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by Gordon Edlin, Eric Golanty
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0763765937

ISBN-13: 9780763765934

Pub. Date: 07/16/2009

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Feature

  • The For Your Health Study Guide and Self-Assessment Workbook is now available in the back of the book at no additional cost. It provides activities and self-assessments that help students apply key concepts and change unhealthy behaviors. Perforated pages allow lab activities to be submitted for evaluation and grading.
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Overview

Feature

  • The For Your Health Study Guide and Self-Assessment Workbook is now available in the back of the book at no additional cost. It provides activities and self-assessments that help students apply key concepts and change unhealthy behaviors. Perforated pages allow lab activities to be submitted for evaluation and grading.
  • Coverage of the detrimental effects of stress on health
  • Discussion on emerging environmental health problems such as chemicals that mimic human hormones
  • Expanded coverage of health insurance
  • Coverage of alternative medicines and prescription drug recalls
  • Discussion of the disparities in ethnic and racial medical care
  • New to this Edition!
    • Chapter 2- Additional information on the power of prayer; relaxation/managing stress with music

    • Chapter 4- Information on the biological roots of some mental illnesses

    • Chapter 5- Additional information on Vitamin D Deficiency and Food Additives

    • Chapter 6-“Dollars and Sense” health box on overweight children, coverage of Body Dysmorphic Disorder

    • Chapter 7- Includes new information on the sedentary lifestyle of most Americans, what constitutes physical activity, components of physical activity, flexibility, body composition, physical activity and college students

    • Chapter 12- Information on Bacteria and Health; new vaccines—HPV vaccine, vaccine against herpes zoster, hepatitis E; added information on asthma; additional information on treating HIV/AIDS

    • Chapter 13- Information on lung cancer, curing childhood cancer

    • Chapter 14- Information on arterial fibrillation; information on the connection between laughter and heart health; information on the connection between caffeine and hypertension

    • Chapter 15- Added information on lactose intolerance; biomarkers for disease susceptibility

    • Chapter 16- Pharmacogenetics; the legalization marijuana use in some states

    • Chapter 17- How cigarette smoking contributes to a global health problem; information on the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Act passed in 2008

    • Chapter 19- Risks of getting medical procedures done overseas; medicalization of human traits and behaviors

    • Chapter 22- Herbal supplements to treat Alzheimer’s; how exercise can slow aging; anti-aging hormones

    • Chapter 24- Information on how the pollution in Beijing affected the summer Olympic Games; how to reduce one’s carbon footprint; information on the safety of water bottles

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763765934
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
07/16/2009
Edition description:
10E
Pages:
810
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1Achieving Wellness1
1Achieving Personal Health3
2Mind-Body Communications Maintain Wellness21
3Managing Stress: Restoring Mind-Body Harmony41
4Maintaining Emotional Wellness57
2Eating and Exercising Toward a Healthy Lifestyle77
5Choosing a Nutritious Diet79
6Managing a Healthy Weight111
7Physical Activity for Health and Well-Being131
3Building Healthy Relationships147
8Developing Healthy Intimate and Sexual Relationships149
9Understanding Pregnancy and Parenthood173
10Choosing a Fertility Control Method193
11Protecting Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS215
4Understanding and Preventing Disease231
12Reducing Infections and Building Immunity: Knowledge Encourages Prevention233
13Cancer: Understanding Risks and Means of Prevention265
14Cardiovascular Diseases: Understanding Risks and Measures of Prevention287
15How Genes Affect Health309
5Explaining Drug Use and Abuse325
16Using Drugs Responsibly327
17Eliminating Tobacco Use351
18Using Alcohol Responsibly367
6Making Healthy Choices383
19Making Decisions About Health Care385
20Exploring Alternative Medicines399
21Preventing Unintentional Injuries and Accidents: What You Can Do413
7Overcoming Obstacles431
22Understanding Aging and Dying433
23Violence in Our Society451
24Working Toward a Healthy Environment467
Appendix AStress Management Techniques488
Appendix BCalendar of Events and Health Organizations499
Glossary503
Study Guide and Self-Assessment Workbook517
Index583

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