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An invitation to health : build your future

Author: Dianne R Hales
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 15th edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne R Hales
ISBN: 9781111827007 1111827001
OCLC Number: 785390151
Description: xix, 701 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: 1. Your invitation to a healthy future --
Health and wellness --
The dimensions of health --
Physical health --
Psychological health --
Spiritual health --
Social health --
Intellectual health --
Environmental health --
Healthy people 2020 --
Health disparities --
A report card on the health of college students --
The perils of young adulthood --
Preventing health problems --
Protecting yourself --
Understanding risky behaviors --
Student health norms --
Making quality health-care decisions --
Improving your health literacy --
Finding good advice online --
getting medical facts straight --
Making health changes --
Understanding health behavior --
How and why people change --
The health belief model --
Self-determination theory --
Motivational interviewing --
The transtheoretical model --
2. Your psychological and spiritual well-being --
Emotional and mental health --
The lessons of positive psychology --
Develop self-compassion --
Boost emotional intelligence --
Know yourself --
Meet your needs --
Boost self-esteem --
Pursue happiness --
Become optimistic --
Manage your moods --
Look on the light side --
Develop autonomy --
Spiritual health --
Spirituality and physical health --
Deepen your spiritual intelligence --
Clarify your values --
Enrich your spiritual life --
Consider the power of prayer --
Cultivate gratitude --
Forgive --
Sleepless on campus --
Sleepy students --
Sleep's impact on health --
What happens when we sleep? --
Sleep disorders --
How much sleep do you need? --
Sleeping pills --
3. Caring for your mind --
The brain: the last frontier --
Inside the brain --
Communication within the brain --
Sex differences in the brain --
The teenage and twenty-something brain --
Understanding mental health --
What is a mental disorder? --
Who develops mental disorders? --
The mind-body connection --
Mental health on campus --
Students at risk --
The toll on students --
Depressive disorders --
Depression in children and teens --
Depression in students --
Gender and depression --
Dysthymic disorder --
Minor depression --
Major depression --
Treating depression --
Bipolar disorder --
Anxiety disorders --
Phobias --
Panic attacks and panic disorder --
Generalized anxiety disorder --
Obsessive-compulsive disorder --
Attention disorders --
Autism and autism spectrum disorders --
Schizophrenia --
Suicide --
Suicide in the young --
Suicide on campus --
Factors that lead to suicide --
Overcoming problems of the mind --
Getting help for a psychological problem --
Where to turn for help --
Types of therapy --
Other treatment options --
4. Personal stress management --
What is stress? --
What causes stress? --
The general adaptation syndrome --
Cognitive-transactional model --
The life events model --
The diathesis stress model --
Stress and physical health --
The impact of cortisol --
Stress and the heart --
Stress and immunity --
Stress and digestion --
Other stress symptoms --
Stress on campus --
Students under stress --
Coping with test stress --
How students respond --
Gender differences --
Minority students under stress --
Colleges respond --
Other personal stressors --
Economic stress --
The anger epidemic --
Job stress --
Illness and disability --
Societal stressors --
Psychological responses to stress --
Defensive mechanisms --
Cognitive restructuring --
Managing stress --
Journaling --
Exercise --
Routes to relaxation --
Meditation and mindfulness --
Yoga --
Traumatic life events and stress --
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) --
Resilience --
Organizing your time --
Time management --
Overcoming procrastination --
5. Social health --
Social dimensions of health --
Communicating and relating --
Learning to listen --
Being agreeable but assertive --
How men and women communicate --
Nonverbal communication --
Forming relationships --
I, myself, and me --
Social networking --
Friendship --
Loneliness --
Shyness and social anxiety --
Building a healthy community --
Dating on campus --
Meeting people --
Hooking up --
Loving and being loved --
Intimate relationships --
What attracts two people to each other? --
The science of romantic love --
Mature love --
Dysfunctional relationships --
Emotional abuse --
Codependency --
When love ends --
Partnering across the life span --
Relationships in emerging adulthood --
Cohabitation --
Long-term same-sex relationships --
Marriage --
Issues couples confront --
Divorce --
Family ties --
Diversity within families --
Unmarried parents --
6. Personal nutrition --
What you need to know about nutrients --
Calories --
Water --
Protein --
Carbohydrates --
Fats --
Vitamins and minerals --
Dietary supplements --
Dietary guidelines for Americans --
Balancing calories to manage weight --
Foods and food components to reduce --
Foods and nutrients to increase --
Building healthy eating patterns --
MyPlate --
The way we eat --
Gender and nutrition --
Campus cuisine: how college students eat --
Fast food: nutrition on the run --
You are what you drink --
Taking charge of what you eat --
Portions and servings --
How to read nutrition labels --
What is organic? --
Functional foods --
Choosing healthful snacks --
Food safety --
Fight BAC! --
Avoiding E. coli infection --
Food poisoning --
Food allergies --
Nutritional quackery --
7. Managing your weight --
The global epidemic --
Supersized nation --
How did we get so fat? --
Living in an "obesogenic" environment --
Body image --
Male and female body image --
Understanding weight problems --
What is a healthy weight? --
Weight and the college student --
If you're too thin: how to gain weight --
Health dangers of excess weight --
A practical guide to weight loss --
Why we overeat --
Weight loss diets --
Avoiding diet traps --
Physical activity --
The psychology of losing weight --
Emotional eating --
Maintaining weight loss --
Treating severe obesity --
Drug therapy --
Obesity surgery --
Unhealthy eating behavior --
Unhealthy eating in college students --
Extreme dieting --
Compulsive overeating --
Binge eating --
Eating disorders --
Who develops eating disorders? --
Anorexia nervosa --
Bulimia nervosa --
8. The joy of fitness --
What is physical fitness? --
Health-related fitness --
Athletic, or performance-related, fitness --
Fitness and the dimensions of health --
Gender, race, and fitness --
The inactivity epidemic --
The toll of sedentary living --
Working out on campus: student bodies in motion --
Physical activity and health --
Why exercise? --
Exercise risks --
Physical activity guidelines for Americans --
The principles of exercise --
Overload principle --
FITT --
Reversibility principle --
Improving cardiorespiratory fitness --
Monitoring intensity --
Designing an aerobic workout --
Your long-term fitness plan --
Aerobic options --
Building muscular fitness --
Muscles at work --
Designing a muscle workout --
Recovery --
Core strength conditioning --
Muscle dysmorphia --
Drugs used to boost athletic performance --
Becoming more flexible --
The benefits of flexibility --
Stretching --
Stretching and athletic performance --
Mind-body approaches --
Yoga --
Pilates --
T'ai Chi --
Keeping your back healthy --
Body composition --
Body Mass Index (BMI) --
Waist circumference --
Waist -to-hip ration (WHR) --
Measuring body fat --
Evaluating fitness products and programs --
Exercise equipment --
Athletic shoes --
Alternatives to conventional running shoes --
Fitness centers --
Sports nutrition --
Water --
Sports drinks --
Dietary supplements --
Energy bars --
Safe and healthy workouts --
Temperature --
Exercise injuries --
9. Personal sexuality --
Human sexuality --
Sexuality and the dimensions of health --
Becoming male or female --
Are you an X or a Y? --
How hormones work --
Sexual and gender identity --
Women's sexual health --
Female sexual anatomy --
The menstrual cycle --
Men's sexual health --
Male sexual anatomy --
Circumcision --
Responsible sexuality --
Creating a sexually healthy relationship --
Making sexual decisions --
Saying no to sex --
Sexual behavior --
Adolescent sexuality --
Teen sexual activity --
Sex on campus --
The sex life of American adults --
Why people have sex --
Sexual diversity --
Heterosexuality --
Bisexuality --
Homosexuality --
Transgenderism and transsexuality --
Sexual activity --
Celibacy --
Abstinence --
Fantasy --
Masturbation --
Nonpenetrative sexual activity (outercourse) --
Intercourse --
Oral sex --
Anal stimulation and intercourse --
Cultural variations --
Sexual response --
Excitement --
Plateau --
Orgasm --
Resolution --
Other models of sexual response --
Sexual concerns --
Safer sex --
Difficulties and sexual dysfunctions --
Sex therapy --
Drugs and sex --
Atypical behavior --
Sexual addiction --
The business of sex --
10. Reproductive choices --
Reproductive responsibility --
Conception --
Birth control basics --
Abstinence and nonpenetrative sexual activity --
A cross-cultural perspective --
Choosing a birth control method --
Contraception on campus --
Barrier contraceptives --
Hormonal contraceptives --
Oral contraceptives --
Extended-use pills --
The patch (Ortho Evra) --
Vaginal ring (NuvaRing) --
Contraceptive injection --
Contraceptive implant (Implanon) --
Intrauterine contraceptives --
Fertility awareness methods --
Emergency contraception --
Sterilization --
Male sterilization --
Female sterilization --
Abortion --
Medical abortion --
Other abortion methods --
Psychological impact of abortion --
The politics of abortion --
A cross-cultural perspective --
Childfree by choice --
Pregnancy --
Preconception care --
Home pregnancy tests --
How a woman's body changes during pregnancy --
How a baby grows --
Complications of pregnancy --
Childbirth --
Preparing for childbirth --
Labor and delivery --
Caesarean birth --
Infertility --
Options for infertile couples --
Adoption --
11. Lowering your risk of sexually transmitted infections --
Sexually transmitted infections and diseases --
STIs on campus --
STIs and gender --
STI risk factors and risk continuum --
The ABCs of safer sex --
A is for abstain --
B is for be faithful --
C is for condoms --
Human Papillomavirus --
Incidence --
HPV vaccination --
Signs and symptoms --
Diagnosis and treatment --
Genital herpes --
Chlamydia --
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) --
Gonorrhea --
Nongonococcal Urethritis (NGU) --
Syphilis --
Chancroid --
Pubic lice and scabies --
Trichomoniasis --
HIV and AIDS --
Reducing the risk of HIV transmission --
Biological methods of preventing HIV infection --
Recognizing and treating HIV/AIDS --
12. Avoiding addictions --
Risky behaviors --
Addictive behaviors and the dimensions of health --
Gambling on campus --
Risk factors for problem gambling --
Pathological gamblers --
Drug us on campus --
Understanding drugs and their effects --
Routes of administration --
Dosage and toxicity --
Interaction with other drugs or alcohol --
Gender and drugs --
Caffeine and its effects --
Medications --
Over-the-counter drugs --
Prescription drugs --
Prescription drug abuse on campus --
Prescription stimulants --
Prescription painkillers --
Substance-use disorders --
Dependence --
Abuse --
Intoxication and withdrawal --
Polyabuse --
Coexisting conditions --
Causes of drug dependence and abuse --
Drugged driving --
Common drugs of abuse Cannabis --
Club drugs (designer drugs) --
Stimulants --
Depressants --
Hallucinogens --
Dissociative drugs --
Inhalants --
Treating substance dependence and abuse --
Principles of drug addiction treatment --
12-step programs --
Relapse prevention --
13. Alcohol --
Drinking in America --
Drinking on campus --
Alcohol expectancy --
Defensive drinking --
High-risk drinking on campus --
Alcohol-related problems on campus --
How schools are sobering up --
Understanding alcohol --
Blood-alcohol concentration --
Moderate alcohol use --
Intoxication --
Alcohol poisoning --
The impact of alcohol on the body --
Digestive system --
Weight and waists --
Cardiorespiratory system --
Cancer --
Brain and behavior --
Interaction with other drugs --
Immune system --
Increased risk of dying --
Alcohol, gender, and race --
Alcohol problems --
Causes of alcohol dependence and abuse --
Medical complications of alcohol abuse and dependence --
Alcoholism treatments --
Detoxification --
Medical treatments --
Inpatient or residential treatment --
Recovery --
Alcoholism's impact on relationships --
Growing with an alcoholic parent --
Adult children of alcoholics --
14. Tobacco --
Smoking in America --
Why people keep smoking --
Pleasure --
Mental disorders --
Fear of weight gain --
Dependence --
Use of other substances --
Tobacco use on campus --
Social smoking --
College tobacco-control policies --
Smoking, gender and race --
Tobacco's immediate effects --
How nicotine works --
Tar and carbon monoxide --
Health effects of cigarette smoking --
Health effects on students --
Heart disease and stroke --
Lung cancer --
Respiratory diseases --
Other forms of tobacco --
Cigars --
Water pipes (hookahs) --
Pipes --
Bidis --
Clove cigarettes --
Smokeless tobacco --
Quitting --
Virtual support --
Stop-smoking groups --
Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) --
Medications --
Quitting and the risks associated with smoking --
Environmental tobacco smoke --
Health effects of secondhand smoke --
Thirdhand smoke --
The fight for clean air --
15. Preventing major disease --
The power of prevention --
Your cardiometabolic health --
Metabolic syndrome --
Insulin resistance --
Prediabetes --
Diabetes Mellitus --
Understanding diabetes --
types of diabetes --
diabetes signs and symptoms --
Detecting diabetes --
Diabetes management --
Treatment --
Hypertension --
What is healthy blood pressure? --
Lowering high blood pressure --
Your lipoprotein profile --
What is a healthy cholesterol reading? --
Lowering cholesterol --
Cardiovascular (heart) disease --
How the hear works --
Heart risks on campus --
Hearts and minds: psychosocial risk factors --
The heart of a woman --
Aspirin and the heart --
Crises of the heart --
Stroke --
Silent strokes --
Transient Ischemic attacks (TIAs) --
Treatment for strokes --
Cancer --
Common types of cancer --
Epilepsy and seizure disorders --
Ulcers --
16. Infectious illnesses --
Understanding infection --
Immune response --
Immunity and stress --
Immunity and gender --
Immune disorders --
Allergies --
Immunization for adults --
Common cold --
Influenza --
H1N1 influenza (Swine Flu) --
The threat of a pandemic --
Meningitis --
Hepatitis --
Epstein-Barr Virus and Infectious Mononucleosis --
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) --
Herpes Gladiatorum (Mat Herpes, Wrestler's Herpes, Mat Pox) --
Group A and Group B Strep infection --
Toxic Shock Syndrome --
Tuberculosis --
The "superbug" threat: MRSA --
Insect- and animal-borne infections --
Lyme disease --
West Nile Virus --
Avian Influenza --
SARS --
Bioterror threats --
Vaginal infections --
Urinary tract infections --
17. Traditional and nontraditional health care --
Quality health care --
Your family health history --
Health-care consumers --
Self-care --
Oral health --
The doctor-patient partnership --
Choosing a primary care physician --
Your medical rights --
Your right to information --
Your right to privacy and access to medical records --
Elective treatments --
Vision surgery --
Cosmetic surgery --
Nontraditional health care --
CAM --
Health-care practitioners --
Health-care facilities --
Health-care financing --
18. Personal safety --
Unintentional injury --
Why accidents happen --
Safety on the road --
Distracted driving --
Don't text or talk --
Stay sober and alert --
Buckle up --
Check for air bags --
Road rage --
Cycle safety --
Safety at work --
Computers and your health --
Safety at home --
Which gender is at greater risk? --
Living in a dangerous world --
Crime and violence on campus --
Hazing --
Hate or bias crimes --
Shootings, murders, and assaults --
Sexual victimization and violence --
Cyberbullying and sexting --
Sexual harassment --
Stalking --
Dating violence --
Nonvolitional sex and sexual coercion --
Rape --
Helping victims of violence --
19. A healthier environment --
Environment and your health --
Climate change --
Global warming --
The health risks --
The impact of pollution --
Ozone --
Particle pollution --
Working toward sustainability --
Portable water bottles --
Indoor pollutants --
Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) --
Radon --
Molds and other biological contaminants --
Household products --
Formaldehyde --
Pesticides --
Asbestos --
Lead --
Carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide --
Agricultural pesticides --
Chemical weapons --
Multiple chemical sensitivity --
Electromagnetic fields --
Cell phones --
Microwaves --
Ionizing radiation --
Diagnostic x-rays --
Your hearing health --
Effects of noise --
Are earbuds hazardous to hearing? --
Hearing loss --
20. A lifetime of health --
The aging of America --
How long can you expect to live? --
The longevity gender gap --
Successful aging --
Physical activity --
Nutrition and obesity --
The aging brain --
Women at midlife --
Men at midlife --
Sexuality and aging --
Alzheimer's disease --
Osteoporosis --
Preparing for medical crises and the end of life --
Advance Directives --
Ethical dilemmas --
The gift of life --
Death and dying --
Defining death --
Denying death --
Emotional responses to dying --
A "good" death --
Caregiving --
Hospice --
Near-death experiences --
Suicide --
"Rational" suicide --
Physician-assisted suicide --
Funeral arrangements --
Autopsies --
Grief --
Grief's effects on health.
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schema:description"6. Personal nutrition -- What you need to know about nutrients -- Calories -- Water -- Protein -- Carbohydrates -- Fats -- Vitamins and minerals -- Dietary supplements -- Dietary guidelines for Americans -- Balancing calories to manage weight -- Foods and food components to reduce -- Foods and nutrients to increase -- Building healthy eating patterns -- MyPlate -- The way we eat -- Gender and nutrition -- Campus cuisine: how college students eat -- Fast food: nutrition on the run -- You are what you drink -- Taking charge of what you eat -- Portions and servings -- How to read nutrition labels -- What is organic? -- Functional foods -- Choosing healthful snacks -- Food safety -- Fight BAC! -- Avoiding E. coli infection -- Food poisoning -- Food allergies -- Nutritional quackery -- 7. Managing your weight -- The global epidemic -- Supersized nation -- How did we get so fat? -- Living in an "obesogenic" environment -- Body image -- Male and female body image -- Understanding weight problems -- What is a healthy weight? -- Weight and the college student -- If you're too thin: how to gain weight -- Health dangers of excess weight -- A practical guide to weight loss -- Why we overeat -- Weight loss diets -- Avoiding diet traps -- Physical activity -- The psychology of losing weight -- Emotional eating -- Maintaining weight loss -- Treating severe obesity -- Drug therapy -- Obesity surgery -- Unhealthy eating behavior -- Unhealthy eating in college students -- Extreme dieting -- Compulsive overeating -- Binge eating -- Eating disorders -- Who develops eating disorders? -- Anorexia nervosa -- Bulimia nervosa -- 8. The joy of fitness -- What is physical fitness? -- Health-related fitness -- Athletic, or performance-related, fitness -- Fitness and the dimensions of health -- Gender, race, and fitness -- The inactivity epidemic -- The toll of sedentary living -- Working out on campus: student bodies in motion -- Physical activity and health -- Why exercise? -- Exercise risks -- Physical activity guidelines for Americans -- The principles of exercise -- Overload principle -- FITT -- Reversibility principle -- Improving cardiorespiratory fitness -- Monitoring intensity -- Designing an aerobic workout -- Your long-term fitness plan -- Aerobic options -- Building muscular fitness -- Muscles at work -- Designing a muscle workout -- Recovery -- Core strength conditioning -- Muscle dysmorphia -- Drugs used to boost athletic performance -- Becoming more flexible -- The benefits of flexibility -- Stretching -- Stretching and athletic performance -- Mind-body approaches -- Yoga -- Pilates -- T'ai Chi -- Keeping your back healthy -- Body composition -- Body Mass Index (BMI) -- Waist circumference -- Waist -to-hip ration (WHR) -- Measuring body fat -- Evaluating fitness products and programs -- Exercise equipment -- Athletic shoes -- Alternatives to conventional running shoes -- Fitness centers -- Sports nutrition -- Water -- Sports drinks -- Dietary supplements -- Energy bars -- Safe and healthy workouts -- Temperature -- Exercise injuries -- 9. Personal sexuality -- Human sexuality -- Sexuality and the dimensions of health -- Becoming male or female -- Are you an X or a Y? -- How hormones work -- Sexual and gender identity -- Women's sexual health -- Female sexual anatomy -- The menstrual cycle -- Men's sexual health -- Male sexual anatomy -- Circumcision -- Responsible sexuality -- Creating a sexually healthy relationship -- Making sexual decisions -- Saying no to sex -- Sexual behavior -- Adolescent sexuality -- Teen sexual activity -- Sex on campus -- The sex life of American adults -- Why people have sex -- Sexual diversity -- Heterosexuality -- Bisexuality -- Homosexuality -- Transgenderism and transsexuality -- Sexual activity -- Celibacy -- Abstinence -- Fantasy -- Masturbation -- Nonpenetrative sexual activity (outercourse) -- Intercourse -- Oral sex -- Anal stimulation and intercourse -- Cultural variations -- Sexual response -- Excitement -- Plateau -- Orgasm -- Resolution -- Other models of sexual response -- Sexual concerns -- Safer sex -- Difficulties and sexual dysfunctions -- Sex therapy -- Drugs and sex -- Atypical behavior -- Sexual addiction -- The business of sex -- 10. Reproductive choices -- Reproductive responsibility -- Conception -- Birth control basics -- Abstinence and nonpenetrative sexual activity -- A cross-cultural perspective -- Choosing a birth control method -- Contraception on campus -- Barrier contraceptives -- Hormonal contraceptives -- Oral contraceptives -- Extended-use pills -- The patch (Ortho Evra) -- Vaginal ring (NuvaRing) -- Contraceptive injection -- Contraceptive implant (Implanon) -- Intrauterine contraceptives -- Fertility awareness methods -- Emergency contraception -- Sterilization -- Male sterilization -- Female sterilization -- Abortion -- Medical abortion -- Other abortion methods -- Psychological impact of abortion -- The politics of abortion -- A cross-cultural perspective -- Childfree by choice -- Pregnancy -- Preconception care -- Home pregnancy tests -- How a woman's body changes during pregnancy -- How a baby grows -- Complications of pregnancy -- Childbirth -- Preparing for childbirth -- Labor and delivery -- Caesarean birth -- Infertility -- Options for infertile couples -- Adoption --"@en
schema:description"11. Lowering your risk of sexually transmitted infections -- Sexually transmitted infections and diseases -- STIs on campus -- STIs and gender -- STI risk factors and risk continuum -- The ABCs of safer sex -- A is for abstain -- B is for be faithful -- C is for condoms -- Human Papillomavirus -- Incidence -- HPV vaccination -- Signs and symptoms -- Diagnosis and treatment -- Genital herpes -- Chlamydia -- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) -- Gonorrhea -- Nongonococcal Urethritis (NGU) -- Syphilis -- Chancroid -- Pubic lice and scabies -- Trichomoniasis -- HIV and AIDS -- Reducing the risk of HIV transmission -- Biological methods of preventing HIV infection -- Recognizing and treating HIV/AIDS -- 12. Avoiding addictions -- Risky behaviors -- Addictive behaviors and the dimensions of health -- Gambling on campus -- Risk factors for problem gambling -- Pathological gamblers -- Drug us on campus -- Understanding drugs and their effects -- Routes of administration -- Dosage and toxicity -- Interaction with other drugs or alcohol -- Gender and drugs -- Caffeine and its effects -- Medications -- Over-the-counter drugs -- Prescription drugs -- Prescription drug abuse on campus -- Prescription stimulants -- Prescription painkillers -- Substance-use disorders -- Dependence -- Abuse -- Intoxication and withdrawal -- Polyabuse -- Coexisting conditions -- Causes of drug dependence and abuse -- Drugged driving -- Common drugs of abuse Cannabis -- Club drugs (designer drugs) -- Stimulants -- Depressants -- Hallucinogens -- Dissociative drugs -- Inhalants -- Treating substance dependence and abuse -- Principles of drug addiction treatment -- 12-step programs -- Relapse prevention -- 13. Alcohol -- Drinking in America -- Drinking on campus -- Alcohol expectancy -- Defensive drinking -- High-risk drinking on campus -- Alcohol-related problems on campus -- How schools are sobering up -- Understanding alcohol -- Blood-alcohol concentration -- Moderate alcohol use -- Intoxication -- Alcohol poisoning -- The impact of alcohol on the body -- Digestive system -- Weight and waists -- Cardiorespiratory system -- Cancer -- Brain and behavior -- Interaction with other drugs -- Immune system -- Increased risk of dying -- Alcohol, gender, and race -- Alcohol problems -- Causes of alcohol dependence and abuse -- Medical complications of alcohol abuse and dependence -- Alcoholism treatments -- Detoxification -- Medical treatments -- Inpatient or residential treatment -- Recovery -- Alcoholism's impact on relationships -- Growing with an alcoholic parent -- Adult children of alcoholics -- 14. Tobacco -- Smoking in America -- Why people keep smoking -- Pleasure -- Mental disorders -- Fear of weight gain -- Dependence -- Use of other substances -- Tobacco use on campus -- Social smoking -- College tobacco-control policies -- Smoking, gender and race -- Tobacco's immediate effects -- How nicotine works -- Tar and carbon monoxide -- Health effects of cigarette smoking -- Health effects on students -- Heart disease and stroke -- Lung cancer -- Respiratory diseases -- Other forms of tobacco -- Cigars -- Water pipes (hookahs) -- Pipes -- Bidis -- Clove cigarettes -- Smokeless tobacco -- Quitting -- Virtual support -- Stop-smoking groups -- Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) -- Medications -- Quitting and the risks associated with smoking -- Environmental tobacco smoke -- Health effects of secondhand smoke -- Thirdhand smoke -- The fight for clean air -- 15. Preventing major disease -- The power of prevention -- Your cardiometabolic health -- Metabolic syndrome -- Insulin resistance -- Prediabetes -- Diabetes Mellitus -- Understanding diabetes -- types of diabetes -- diabetes signs and symptoms -- Detecting diabetes -- Diabetes management -- Treatment -- Hypertension -- What is healthy blood pressure? -- Lowering high blood pressure -- Your lipoprotein profile -- What is a healthy cholesterol reading? -- Lowering cholesterol -- Cardiovascular (heart) disease -- How the hear works -- Heart risks on campus -- Hearts and minds: psychosocial risk factors -- The heart of a woman -- Aspirin and the heart -- Crises of the heart -- Stroke -- Silent strokes -- Transient Ischemic attacks (TIAs) -- Treatment for strokes -- Cancer -- Common types of cancer -- Epilepsy and seizure disorders -- Ulcers --"@en
schema:description"16. Infectious illnesses -- Understanding infection -- Immune response -- Immunity and stress -- Immunity and gender -- Immune disorders -- Allergies -- Immunization for adults -- Common cold -- Influenza -- H1N1 influenza (Swine Flu) -- The threat of a pandemic -- Meningitis -- Hepatitis -- Epstein-Barr Virus and Infectious Mononucleosis -- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) -- Herpes Gladiatorum (Mat Herpes, Wrestler's Herpes, Mat Pox) -- Group A and Group B Strep infection -- Toxic Shock Syndrome -- Tuberculosis -- The "superbug" threat: MRSA -- Insect- and animal-borne infections -- Lyme disease -- West Nile Virus -- Avian Influenza -- SARS -- Bioterror threats -- Vaginal infections -- Urinary tract infections -- 17. Traditional and nontraditional health care -- Quality health care -- Your family health history -- Health-care consumers -- Self-care -- Oral health -- The doctor-patient partnership -- Choosing a primary care physician -- Your medical rights -- Your right to information -- Your right to privacy and access to medical records -- Elective treatments -- Vision surgery -- Cosmetic surgery -- Nontraditional health care -- CAM -- Health-care practitioners -- Health-care facilities -- Health-care financing -- 18. Personal safety -- Unintentional injury -- Why accidents happen -- Safety on the road -- Distracted driving -- Don't text or talk -- Stay sober and alert -- Buckle up -- Check for air bags -- Road rage -- Cycle safety -- Safety at work -- Computers and your health -- Safety at home -- Which gender is at greater risk? -- Living in a dangerous world -- Crime and violence on campus -- Hazing -- Hate or bias crimes -- Shootings, murders, and assaults -- Sexual victimization and violence -- Cyberbullying and sexting -- Sexual harassment -- Stalking -- Dating violence -- Nonvolitional sex and sexual coercion -- Rape -- Helping victims of violence -- 19. A healthier environment -- Environment and your health -- Climate change -- Global warming -- The health risks -- The impact of pollution -- Ozone -- Particle pollution -- Working toward sustainability -- Portable water bottles -- Indoor pollutants -- Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) -- Radon -- Molds and other biological contaminants -- Household products -- Formaldehyde -- Pesticides -- Asbestos -- Lead -- Carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide -- Agricultural pesticides -- Chemical weapons -- Multiple chemical sensitivity -- Electromagnetic fields -- Cell phones -- Microwaves -- Ionizing radiation -- Diagnostic x-rays -- Your hearing health -- Effects of noise -- Are earbuds hazardous to hearing? -- Hearing loss -- 20. A lifetime of health -- The aging of America -- How long can you expect to live? -- The longevity gender gap -- Successful aging -- Physical activity -- Nutrition and obesity -- The aging brain -- Women at midlife -- Men at midlife -- Sexuality and aging -- Alzheimer's disease -- Osteoporosis -- Preparing for medical crises and the end of life -- Advance Directives -- Ethical dilemmas -- The gift of life -- Death and dying -- Defining death -- Denying death -- Emotional responses to dying -- A "good" death -- Caregiving -- Hospice -- Near-death experiences -- Suicide -- "Rational" suicide -- Physician-assisted suicide -- Funeral arrangements -- Autopsies -- Grief -- Grief's effects on health."@en
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