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life style disease a disease caused partly by unhealthy behaviors and partly by others factors
risk factor anything that increases the likelihood of injury, disease, or other health problems
sedentary not taking part in physical activity on a regular basis
wellness the achievement of a person's best in all six components of health
health literacy knowledge of health information needed to make good choices about your health
life skill a tool for building a healthy life
coping dealing with problems and troubles in an effective way
consumer a person who buys products or services
peer pressure a feeling that you should do something because that is what your friends want
direct pressure the pressure that results from someone who tries to convince you to do something you normally wouldn't do
indirect pressure the pressure that results from being swayed to do something because people you look up to are doing it
refusal skills a strategy to avoid doing something you don't want to do
uncontrollable risk factors age, race, gender, and heredity
infectious disease caused majority of deaths prior to the 20th century
physical health aspects of health related to the body
emotional health feeling good about oneself
spiritual health ability to be at peace with yourself and with those around you
mental health ability to appropriately express feelings
social health involves interacting well with people and having satisfying relationships
car accidents leading cause of death among children and infants today
controllable risk factor weight, diet, activity level
Created by: mcoddington