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Physical health
refers to how well your body functions
action plan
a series of specific steps you can take to achieve a goal
advertising
the public promotion of a product of service
advocacy
the use of communication to influence and support others in making positive health decisions.
Continuum
a gradual progression through many stages between one extreme and another.
consumer
someone who buys products or services for personal use
Culture
the beliefs and generation to generation patterns of behavior that are shared by a group of people and passed from generation to generation
Emotional Health
refers to how you react to events in your life.
Environment
health. all of the physical and social conditions that surround a person and can influence that persons
fraud
an illegal act that involves telling lies to obtain money or property
Gender
refers to whether you are male or female
Goal
a result that a person aims for and works hard to reach
Habit
La behavior that is repeated so often that it becomes almost automatic.
Health
refers to the overall well-being of your body, your mind, and your relationships with other people.
health literacy
the ability to gather, understand, and use health information to improve one's health.
Heredity
all the traits that are passed biologically from parent to child
Life expectancy
the number of years a person can expect to live.
Media
are forms of communication that provide news and entertainment.
Mental Health
the state of being comfortable with yourself, with others, and with your surroundings.
Physical health
refers to how well your body functions.
Prevention
taking action to avoid disease, injury, and other negative outcomes.
Quackery
the selling of useless treatments or products.
Quality of Life
the degree of overall satisfaction that a person gets from life.
Risk Factor
any action or condition that increases the likelihood of injury, disease, or other negative outcome.
Social Health
refers to how well you get along with others.
values
standards and beliefs that are most important to you.
Warranty
an offer to repair or replace a product if there is problem your with the product.
Wellness
a state of high-level health.