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Your Health Today

Your Health Today - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0077228583

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ISBN13: 978-0077228583
ISBN10: 0077228588
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
International: No

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Your Health Today - 2ND 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0077228583

Michael L. Teague

ISBN13: 978-0077228583
ISBN10: 0077228588
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

This exciting new text presents personal health in the context of a changing social and cultural environment. Going beyond behavior change and individual responsibility, it offers a broadened view of health that includes the impact of family, community, and society. It's a new way of looking at health: Personal health is not only the choices we make...''Choice'' is another key theme inYour Health Today. Emphasizing the importance of making informed health choices, this text demonstrates how these choices affect an individual's health--for today and for a lifetime. .

Author Bio

Sara L. C. Mackenzie completed medical school at the University of California-Davis and residency in family medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. She obtained a master's degree in public health from the University of Washington. Dr. Mackenzie provides care for families in all stages of their lives, with a special emphasis on adolescents and young adults. She has taught students'in large and small groups'about health, wellness, and illness, developed health curricula, organized conferences to enhance communication between youth and health practitioners, and served on community committees working with youth and young adults at risk. Dr. Mackenzie is actively engaged with the Washington State Partnership for Youth, a coalition evaluating and making policy recommendations regarding the health needs of youth. She is currently a clinical assistant professor at the University of Washington, holding a joint appointment in campus health and family medicine. Her husband, Paul, and two young daughters, Lila and Sydda, fill her life with laughter and balance. Sara and Paul are active locally, coaching youth track at the community center and playing capture-the-flag with their own and neighborhood children..

Table of Contents

1: Health in a Changing Society
Part 1: Your Mind and Body 2: Your Family Health History: Understanding Your Genetic Inheritance 3: Mental Health: Creating a Balance 4: Spirituality: Finding Meaning in Life and Death 5: Stress: Managing Pressure 6: Sleep: Renewal and Restoration
Part 2: Your Lifestyle and Health 7: Nutrition: Healthy Food Choices 8: Fitness: Physical Activity for Life 9: Body Weight and Body Composition: Achieving a Healthy Balance 10: Body Image: Viewing Yourself
Part 3: Your Health at Risk 11: Alcohol: Responsible Approaches to Drinking 12: Drugs: Use, Abuse, and Control 13: Tobacco: The Smoking Challenge
Part 4: Your Relationships and Sexuality 14: Relationships: Connection and Communication 15: Sexual Health: Biology, Society, and Culture 16: Reproductive Choices: Contraception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth
Part 5: Protecting Your Health 17: Infectious Diseases: Prevention and Management 18: Cardiovascular Disease: Risks, Prevention, and Treatment 19: Cancer: Understanding a Complex Condition 20: Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Health Choices in a Changing Society
Part 6: Challenges to Your Health 21: Violence: Prevention and Protection 22: Injury: Creating Safe Environments 23: Environmental Issues: Making a Difference

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Your Health Today - 3rd edition

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