Health: The Basics, 14th edition

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Overview

Health: The Basics aligns well-researched health information with current real-world topics that have the greatest impact on your life to keep you engaged in learning and living well. As an individual and a community, we face unprecedented challenges. It's important to remember that you can do things to improve your health while being an agent for change in society. Our future will be brighter if we understand our collective challenges and plan to protect, preserve, and promote our health.

The 14th Edition retains the mindfulness research and tools that Health: The Basics is known for, to help you engage mindfulness practices and cut through the static of everyday life, be more focused and present, and improve your academic performance.

Published by Pearson (January 1st 2022) - Copyright © 2023

ISBN-13: 9780137467099

Subject: Health & Kinesiology

Category: Health

Overview

PART 1: FINDING THE RIGHT BALANCE

  • 1. Health: Getting There, Staying There!
  • 1A. FOCUS ON DIFFERENCE, DISPARITY, AND HEALTH: ACHIEVING HEALTH EQUITY
  • 2. Promoting and Preserving Your Psychological Health
  • 2A. FOCUS ON CULTIVATING MINDFULNESS AND SPIRITUAL WELL-BEING
  • 3. Managing Stress and Coping with Life's Challenges
  • 4. Improving Your Sleep
  • 5. Preventing Violence and Injury

PART 2: CREATING HEALTHY AND CARING RELATIONSHIPS

  • 6. Connecting and Communicating in the Modern World
  • 6A. FOCUS ON UNDERSTANDING YOUR SEXUALITY
  • 7. Considering Your Reproductive Choices

PART 3: AVOIDING RISKS FROM HARMFUL HABITS

  • 8. Recognizing and Avoiding Addiction and Drug Abuse
  • 9. Drinking Alcohol Responsibly and Ending Tobacco Use

PART 4: BUILDING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES

  • 10. Nutrition: Eating for a Healthier You
  • 11. Reaching and Maintaining a Healthy Weight
  • 11A. FOCUS ON ENHANCING YOUR BODY IMAGE
  • 12. Improving Your Personal Fitness

PART 5: PREVENTING AND FIGHTING DISEASE

  • 13. Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
  • 13A. FOCUS ON MINIMIZING YOUR RISK FOR DIABETES
  • 14. Protecting Against Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • 14A. FOCUS ON REDUCING RISKS FOR CHRONIC DISEASES AND CONDITIONS

PART 6: FACING LIFE'S CHANGES

  • 15. Making Smart Health Care Choices
  • 15A. FOCUS ON UNDERSTANDING COMPLEMENTARY AND INTEGRATIVE HEALTH
  • 15B. FOCUS ON AGING, DEATH, AND DYING
  • 16. Promoting Environmental Health

APPENDIX

  • A. Pop quiz answers

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