An Invitation To Health

Paperback | March 4, 2014

byDianne Hales, Lara Lauzon

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An Invitation to Health, fourth Canadian edition, provides you with information, advice, recommendations, and research, so that you can take charge of your own health. However, knowledge alone can't assure you a lifetime of well-being. The skills you acquire, the habits youform, the choices you make, and the way you live day by day will all shape your health and your future. We hope you will embrace health and wellness so that you have the opportunity to live a fulfilling life and realize your potential.This is our invitation to you.-Dianne Hales-Lara Lauzon

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An Invitation to Health, fourth Canadian edition, provides you with information, advice, recommendations, and research, so that you can take charge of your own health. However, knowledge alone can't assure you a lifetime of well-being. The skills you acquire, the habits youform, the choices you make, and the way you live day by day wil...

Dianne Hales is one of the country's most widely published authors of books & articles on health subjects. Her husband, Robert E. Hales, M.D., is a nationally renowned psychiatrist. He is professor & chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, & the author of more than 125 scientific publications. Toge...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.69 inPublished:March 4, 2014Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:017653153X

ISBN - 13:9780176531539

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Chapter 1: An Invitation to Health and Wellness Chapter 2: Psychosocial HealthChapter 3: Personal Stress ManagementChapter 4: Physical Activity for Fitness, Health, and Athletic PerformanceChapter 5: Personal NutritionChapter 6: Healthy Eating for Weight ManagementChapter 7: Personal Relationships and SexualityChapter 8: Birth Control Choices and PregnancyChapter 9: Protecting Yourself from Infectious DiseasesChapter 10: Lowering Your Risk of Major DiseasesChapter 11: Drug Use, Misuse, and AbuseChapter 12: Alcohol and Tobacco Use, Misuse, and AbuseChapter 13: Traditional and Complementary Health-Care ApproachesChapter 14: Staying Safe: Preventing Injury, Violence, and VictimizationChapter 15: Healthy AgingChapter 16: Working Toward a Healthy EnvironmentChapter 17: The Spirit of Health and WellnessGlossaryReferencesIndex