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Health final

Health final part 2

a person’s capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services and use these resources to promote his or her health wellness Health Literacy
A health-literate individual needs to be what 4 things? a critical thinker and problem solver a responsible, productive citizen a self-directed learner an effective communicator
avoiding harmful behaviors, including the use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs and sexual activity before marriage Abstinence
A person with a balanced life is said to have a high degree of _____________, an overall state of well-being, or total health. Wellness
all the traits that were biologically passed down to you from your parents. Heredity
Heredity also influences your general level of health. Inheriting specific genes may put you at risk for certain illnesses, such as _____________, requiring you to take steps to reduce your risk or manage the illness. diabetes
a related risks that increase in effect with each added risk. Cumulative risks
anything that causes stress. Stressor
Biological stressors illnesses, disabilities, or injuries
Environmental sressors poverty, pollution, crowding, noise, or natural disasters
Cognitive, or thinking, stressors the way you perceive a situation or how it affects you and the world around you
Personal Behavior Stressor negative reactions in the body and mind caused by using tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs or by lack of physical activity
life situation stressors death of a pet, the separation or divorce of parents, or having trouble in relationships with peers
is the exchange of thoughts, feelings, and beliefs between two or more people Interpersonal communication
What are three communication skills for building and maintaining healthy relationship Clearly say what you mean. Pay attention to how you say something. Be a good listener
What does internal influences mean knowledge, values, likes, dislikes, and desires, are based on your experiences and your perspective on life.
advocate for a safe and healthy school and community, you are demonstrating good Citizenship
finishing a project by Friday or cleaning your room before dinner, is a goal that you can reach in a short period of time. short term period
goal that you plan to reach over an extended period of time. A long term goals
A person with good character demonstrates _______________, such as responsibility, honesty, integrity, and respect. core ethical values
those distinctive qualities that describe how a person thinks, feels, and behaves. Character
all the medical care available to a nation’s people, the way they receive care, and the method of payment. health care system
medical doctors who provide physical checkups and general care primary care physicians
medical doctors trained to handle particular kinds of patients or medical conditions. specialists
actions that prevent the onset of disease or injury. Preventive care
involves using the Internet to buy products and services. online shopping
What are some points to consider when shopping online? Price Convenience Product information
Make sure that the site is secure. This means that information such as ____________ will not be accessible to others. Credit card numbers
If you are having any problems contact these three sites Business organizations Consumer advocates Local, state, and federal government agencies
such as the Better Business Bureau deal with complaints against local merchants. Business organizations
people or groups whose sole purpose is to take on regional, national, and even issues. Consumer advocates
ensure that consumers’ rights are protected. Local, state, and federal government agencies
_____________ Institute is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research... The National Cancer
Created by: Hunter Ross
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