An Invitation to Health, 18th Edition

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2018 - Health & Fitness - 50 pages
From physical and mental to social and sexual, Dianne Hales' AN INVITATION TO HEALTH: YOUR LIFE, YOUR FUTURE helps students achieve a healthier lifestyle now and in the future. The 18th Edition covers new research on such topics as happiness and health, current statistics on life expectancy and death rates, mindfulness for college students, 2015-2020 USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans, immunization, sleep habits, stress levels, safe sex practices, healthier fast-food choices, substance abuse, dubious diets, fitness monitors and e-cigarettes. It also addresses healthy living on a budget, preventive measures and practical strategies that turn small changes into big benefits.
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Contents

Preface
About the Author
An Invitation to Health
Psychological and Spiritual WellBeing
Mental Health
Stress Management
Personal Nutrition
Weight Management
Major Diseases
Infectious Diseases
Consumer Health
Addictive Behaviors and Drugs
Alcohol
Tobacco
Personal Safety
A Healthier Environment

Physical Activity and Fitness
Social Health
Sexual Health
Reproductive Options
Sexually Transmitted Infections
A Lifetime of Health
Answers to Review Questions
Glossary
Index
Copyright

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