An Invitation to Health / Edition 10

An Invitation to Health / Edition 10

by Dianne Hales
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Cengage Learning

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An Invitation to Health / Edition 10

AN INVITATION TO HEALTH, 10th Edition introduces students to research, information, and recommendations related to health and healthy lifestyles. Reviewed by over 80 instructors, this informative text focuses on change and prevention and supplies students with the lessons they'll need to make responsible healthy decisions in their daily lives.

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ISBN-13: 9780534583026
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 736
Product dimensions: 8.44(w) x 10.56(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Taking Charge of Your Health. 1. An Invitation to Health for the Twenty-First Century. 2. Personal Stress Management. 3. Psychological Health. Section II: Healthy Lifestyles. 4. The Joy of Fitness. 5. Personal Nutrition. 6. Eating Patterns and Problems. Section III: Responsible Sexuality. 7. Communication and Relationships. 8. Personal Sexuality. 9. Reproductive Choices. Section IV: Personal Health Care. 10. Consumerism, Complementary/Alternative Medicine, and the Health-Care System. 11. Protecting Yourself from Infectious Diseases. 12. Keeping Your Heart Healthy. 13. Lowering Your Risk of Cancer and Other Major Diseases. Section V: Avoiding Health Risks. 14. Drug Use, Misuse, and Abuse. 15. Alcohol Use, Misuse, and Abuse. 16. Tobacco Use, Misuse, and Abuse. Section VI: Health in Context. 17. Staying Safe: Preventing Injury, Violence, and Victimization. 18. When Life Ends. 19. Working Towards a Healthy Environment. Hales Health Almanac. Health Information on the Internet. Your Health Directory. Emergency!. A Consumers Guide to Medical Tests. Counting Your Calories and Fat Grams.

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