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Health Education providing accurate health information and teaching health skills to help people make healthy decisions
Healthy People nationwide health promotion and disease prevention plan designed to serve as a guide for improving the health of all people in the US
Health Disparity differences in health outcome among groups
Healthy Literacy refers to a person's capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services to these resources to promote ones health and wellness
What were the goals of Healthy People in 2010? ○ Increase the quality and length of healthy life for all Americans ○ Remove differences in health outcomes that result from factors such as gender, race, education disability, and location
What is Healthy People guidelines for 2020? 1. Promote the best possible health to prevent death, illness, injury, and disability 2. Eliminate health disparities 3. Make wellness a way of life and enhance quality of life in individuals & communities 4. Promote healthy places & enviorments
What are the qualities of a healthy literate person? ○ Critical thinker and problem ○ Responsible and productive citizen ○ A self-directed learned ○ A efficient communicator
How can you become a informed individual who can make sound healthy decisions? -know where to find the information-decide if the information is correct-assess the risks and benefeits of treatment-figure out how much medicine to take-understand test results
List 3 criteria that are needed for an individual to make sound healthy decisions • Eliminate health disparities • Promote healthy environments • Remove differences in health outcomes that result from factors such as gender, race, education disability, and location
Risk Behaviors actions that can potentially threaten your health or the health of others
Cumulative Risks related risks that increase effect with each added risk
Prevention taking steps to keep something from happening or getting worse
Abstinence a deliberate decision to avoid high-risk behaviors, including sexual activity, and the use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs
Lifestyle Factors the personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives
What are 6 risk behaviors that account for most of the death among young people? ○ Tobacco use ○ Unhealthy diet ○ Low physical activity ○ Alcohol or drug use ○ Unprotected sex ○ Behaviors that contribute to injury and violence
What lifestyle factors that can effect a person's health? ○ 8 hours of sleep ○ Healthy breakfast ○ Variety of nutritious food ○ 30-60 min of physical activity ○ Maintain a healthy weight ○ Abstain from smoking and other tobacco products ○ Abstain from alcohol and other drugs
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