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Glossary of Health Chapter: 1

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Health
combination of three things:
physical, mental/emotional, social
Wellness
Overall state of well being
Prevention
Practing health and safety habits to remain free of disease and injury.
Health Education/Literacy
The providing of accurate health infomationto help people make healthy choices.
Against what should you weigh the potential benefits of an activity?
The risks
Physical health, mental health, and socail health...how do these relate to wellness?
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What factors influence your health?
Heredity, Environment, Physical Environment, Culture, Attitude, Behavoir, Media, and Technology
Wellness Wheel (Health Triangle)is....
Physical Health, Mental/Emotional Health, and Social Health
Culture
Collective belefs, customs, and behaviors of a group.
Media
Various methods of communicating information(ex. Radio,TV,Magazines)
Risk Behaviors
Actions that can potentially thresten your health or the health of others.
Heredity
All the traits that are biologically passed from parents to their child
Abstinence
avoiding harmful behaviors

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