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Health Vocabu

Chap 1

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health
the combination between physical, mental/emotional. and social well being wellness
an overall state of well being or total health heredity
all the traits that were biologicly passed on from your parents peers
people of the same age who share similar interests culture
the collective beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group media
various methods for communicating risk behaviors
actions that potentially threaten your health or the health of others cummulative risks
related risks that increase in 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 health ed
providing accurate health information and teaching health skills to help people make healthy decisions healthy people
a nationwide health promotion and disease provention plan designed to serve as a guide for improving the health of all people in the US health literacy
a persons capacity to learn about and understand basic health info. and services. social environment
the people that are around you behavior
the way you are attitude
the way you view situations values
the ideas, belief, and attitudes about what is important, that help guide the way you live health triangle
the three areas of health. Physical, mental/emotional, and social. protective factors
helps teens avoid behaviors that may put their health at risk
Created by: gabrielkearns