Expanded Coverage of Sexual and Reproductive Health: The former "Especially for Women" chapter has been expanded into "Sexual and Reproductive Health," which now covers male and female concerns.
Internet Integration: A companion website (www.chsourcebook.com) provides students and instructors with links to PubMed abstracts and full texts of many of the refer...show moreences that are found in the textbook. The site also includes chapter updates and other enrichment materials, as well as a free weekly email newsletter.
Updated Nutrition Coverage: Chapter 11 offers a thorough discussion of food labels and the latest U.S. Dietary Guidelines, including the new MyPyramid.
Student Focus: A streamlined Chapter 9, "Self-Care," is now more relevant for traditional students.
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Part I Dynamics of the Health Marketplace
1 Consumer Health Issues 2 Separating Fact from Fiction 3 Frauds and Quackery 4 Advertising and Other Promotional Activities
Part II Health-Care Approaches
5 Science-Based Health Care 6 Mental and Behavioral Help 7 Dental Care 8 The "CAM" Movement 9 Self-Care 10 Health-Care Facilities
Part III Nutrition and Fitness
11 Basic Nutrition Concepts 12 Nutrition Fads, Fallacies, and Scams 13 Weight Control 14 Fitness Concepts, Products, and Services
Part IV Major Health Problems
15 Cardiovascular Diseases 16 Cancer 17 HIV / AIDS
Part V Other Products and Services
18 Drug Products 19 Skin Care and Image Enhancement 20 Sexual and Reproductive Health 21 Health Devices 22 Coping with Death
Part VI Protection of the Consumer
23 Health Insurance 24 Health-Care Economics 25 Consumer Laws, Agencies, and Strategies
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