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a state of well-being
Health
a positive, whole-health approach that includes your physical, intellectual, social, and emotional well-being
wellness
the average number of years that a group of people can expect to live
Life expectancy
4 types of wellness
1. physical- health of your body
2. intellectual- intelligence
3. social- can make and keep friends
4. emotional- can express emotion
Life expectancy this year is __.
81
examples of risky behavior
alcohol, drugs, unprotected sex, extreme sports, motor vehicles
the biological passing of physical traits from parents to their children
heredity
examples of things that can be inherited from parents
heart disease, auto immune disease, HIV, high blood pressure
20 pounds over recommended weight
obese
100 pounds or more over recommended weight
morbidly obese
Male or female
gender
3 goals of Healthy People 2000
- Increase Life Span (expectancy)
- Reduce health differences among Americans (research, development, implementation)
- give every American the right to health care
range of ages in your life when you learn the most
0-4 years of age
degree of danger that goes along with a situation
risk
study of factors that cause illnesses in an effort to determine their chances of ocurring
Epidemiology
consider all the information that is available to you
evaluate
average body temperature
98.6 degrees
long-lasting
chronic
beliefs and standards that you feel are important
values
knowing the difference between right and wrong
morals
5 steps to decision making
1. Identify the problem.
2. Consider your options.
3. Evaluate the outcomes.
4. Decide and act.
5. Review your decision.
3 factors for change
Recognition
Motivation
Commitment
how you feel about yourself
self-esteem

aware of weaknesses and limitations but build on your strengths
other people who are like you in age, status, or interests
peers
your view of yourself and your role in life
self-concept
skills and talents of a person that have value
services
focuses on helping you make responsible decisions about products and services that can affect your health
Consumer Health
a method of calling your attention to a product
advertising
3 major types of advertising
pleasure appeal
omission
Bait-and-Switch
FDA
Food and Drug Administration
EPA
Environmental Protection Administration
BBB
Better Business Bureau
illegal promotion or selling of health-related products or treatments that have little or no healing power
Health fraud
or
Quackery
right to have a wrong corrected
redress