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DHS Health CH 1

Health CH 1 Review

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Life expectancy is? the number of years a person can expect to live
What is the overall well-being of your body, your mind, and your relationships with other people. Health
What is quality of life? The degree of overall satifaction that person gets from life.
Goal A result that a person aims for and works hard to reach.
Physical Health How well your body functions.
Mental Health The state of being comfortable with yourself, with others, and with your surroundings.
Emotional Health How you react to events in your life.
Social Health Being able to make and keep friends.
Continuum A gradual progression through many stages between one extream and another.
Wellness A state of high-level health
Heredity All traits that are passed biologically from parent to child.
Gender Whether you are male or female.
Environment All of the physical and social conditions that surround a person and can influence that persons' health
Culture The beliefs and patterns of behavior that are shared by a group of people and passed from generation to generation.
Having enough energy to go to school and being able to carry out everyday tasks without becoming overly tired are signs of what? Physical health
How well you get along with others is called? Social Health.
All the traits that are passed biologically from parent to child are considered what? heredity.
The ability to gather, understand, and use health information is called what? health literacy.
A person who buys products or services is called? A consumer
To evaluate health information, you need to evaluate the information's what? Source.
Fraud is... Telling of lies to obtain money or property.
As a consumer, you have the right to... Complain of you have a problem with a product.
Media Forms of communication that provides news ans entertainment.
Habit A behavior that is repeated so often that it becomes almost automatic.
Risk Factor Any action or condition that increases the likelihood of injury, disease, or other negative outcome.
Prevention Taking action to avoid disease, injury, and other negative health outcomes.
Values The standards and beliefs that are most important to you.
Action Plan A Series of specific steps you can take to achieve the goal.
Advocacy Using communication to influnence and support others in making positive health decisions.
Health Literacy The ability to gather, understand, and use health information to improve his or her health
Consumer Someone who buys products or services for personal use.
Warranty An offer to repair or replace the product if there is a problem.
Advertising The Public promotion of a Product or service.
Fraud A person tells a lie to obtain money or property illegally.
Quackery People who sell useless medical treatments or products are engaged in health fraud.
Created by: DHS Health