Choosing Health by April LynchChoosing Health by April Lynch

Choosing Health

byApril Lynch, Karen Vail-Smith, Jerome Kotecki

Paperback | January 5, 2017

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Choosing Health uses real-life applications, behavior change tools, and mobile technologies to speak to today's readers better than any other brief personal health textbook. The 3rd Edition offers guidance for actively improving individuals’ health while new interactive videos, quizzes, activities, and worksheets in Mastering™ Health coach readers through the toughest health topics. With its bold design and inclusion of real reader stories (both online and in the printed material), this text is the one that individuals can most relate to--and the one that will most inspire them to choose a healthy lifestyle.


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April Lynch, MA April Lynch is an award-winning author and journalist who specializes in health, the medical and biological sciences, and human genetics. During her tenure with the San Jose Mercury News, the leading newspaper of Silicon Valley, she served as the Science and Health editor, focusing the paper’s coverage on personal he...
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Title:Choosing HealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 0.6 inPublished:January 5, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1.  Health in the 21st Century  

2.  Psychological Health  

3.  Stress Management  

4.  Sleep, Your Body, and Your Mind  

5.  Nutrition  

6.  Physical Activity for Fitness and Health 

7.  Body Image, Body Weight  

8.  Addictions and Drug Use

9.  Alcohol and Tobacco Use and Abuse

10.   Social Relationships and Communication   

11.   Sexuality, Contraception, and Reproductive Choices

12.   Preventing Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Infections  

13.   Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer  

14.   Consumer Health  

15.   Personal Safety and Injury Prevention  

 

Additional Electronic Chapters

16. Your Environment, Your Health

17. Aging Well