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Chapter 1-Leading A Healthy Life
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A disease caused partly by unhealthy behaviors and partly by other factors.
Anything that increases the likelihood of injury, disease, or other health problems.
Not taking part in physical activity on a regular basis.
The state of well-being in which all of the components of health-physical, emotional, social, mental, spiritual, and environmental-are in balance.
A strong belief or ideal.
describes a continuum from death to optimal health
Controllable Risk Factor
Risk factors that you can do something about, such as smoking, diet, weight, and physical activity.
Uncontrollable Risk Factor
Risk factors that you can't change, such as heart disease, age, race, gender, and heredity.
The way your body functions.
Expressing your emotions in a positive, non-destructive way.
The quality of your relationships with friends, family, teachers, and others you are in contact with.
The ability to recognize reality and cope with the demands of daily life.
Maintaining harmonious relationships with other living things and having spiritual direction and purpose.
Keeping your air and water clean, your food safe, and the land around you enjoyable and safe.
The traits you inherit (receive) from your parents.
The values, beliefs, and practices shared by people that have a common background.
A person's confidence, pride, and self-respect.
caused the most significant health problems in the past, examples are polio, tuberculosis, flu, pneumonia
examples are cancer, heart disease, diabetes
motor vehicle accidents
leading cause of death for teens
leading cause of death for over 65
most common health risk behaviors
sedentary lifestyle, alcohol and drug use, sexual activity, smoking, behaviors that can cause injury, poor eating habits
6 components of health
physical, emotional, social, mental, spiritual, environmental
being able to understand another's feelings
characteristic of doing what you know is right
4 influences on your health
hereditary, social, cultural, environmental
4 ways society addresses health problems
medical advances, technology, public policy, education
an example of a medical advancement addressing a health issue by society
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