Chapter 1 : Chapter Overview
1.1 What is Health?
1.2 Identifying Health Risks
1.3 Taking Responsibility for Your Health
1.4 Being a Wise Health Consumer Chapter 1 Chapter 1 Section 1 : Objectives Describe two factors that can be used to evaluate overall health.
List three aspects of overall health.
Explain how that choices that people make can affect their positions on the health continuum. Health
Quality of life
Wellness Chapter 1 Section 1 Vocabulary Health Today : Health Today Reasons for increased life expectancy in the United States
Working Conditions Mini-Quiz : Mini-Quiz Twin sisters are born in the United States. Which of these statements can you be certain is true?
They will live for the same number of years.
They will have the same life expectancy. Aspects of Health : Aspects of Health A Continuum of Health : A Continuum of Health Illness Wellness Chapter 1 Section 2 : Objectives Identify factors that can influence a person’s health.
Describe three strategies you can use to evaluate risk factors. Heredity
Risk factor Chapter 1 Section 2 Vocabulary Evaluating Health Risks : Evaluating Health Risks Evaluating Health Risks
Risks Chapter 1 Section 3 : Objectives Describe the broad goals of Healthy People 2010.
Identify three steps you can take to meet your personal health goals. Prevention
Health literacy Chapter 1 Section 3 Vocabulary Healthy People 2010 : Healthy People 2010 Two broad goals of Healthy People 2010 is to …
Increase the years of healthy life for each American.
Eliminate differences in health based on race, ethnic group, or income. A Healthy You : A Healthy You Three steps to meet your personal goals are…
Build healthy skills Building Health Skills : Building Health Skills Building Health Skills
Practicing healthful behaviors
Accessing information Chapter 1 Section 4 : Objectives Describe how to evaluate health products, services, and information.
Evaluate what advertising does and does not do for a consumer.
Explain how a person can avoid health fraud.
Identify your rights as a consumer. Consumer
Quackery Chapter 1 Section 4 Vocabulary Making Healthy Consumer Choices : Making Healthy Consumer Choices Four factors that you should consider before buying a product are…
Consumer testing Effects of Advertising : Effects of Advertising Health Fraud : Health Fraud Warning signs of quackery are…
It’s the only claim for the health problem.
The results are too good to be true.
The product cures for many ailments.
It contains “special” or “secret” ingredients. Your Rights as a Consumer : Your Rights as a Consumer Making an Effective Complaint Chapter 1 Vocabulary : Chapter 1 Vocabulary Health – overall well-being of the body.
Life expectancy – the number of years a person is expected to live.
Quality of life – degree of overall satisfaction that a person gets from life.
Goal – result that a person aims for an works hard to reach.
Physical health – how well your body functions.
Mental health – state of being comfortable with yourself, with others, and with your surroundings.
Emotional health – how well you react to events in your life.
Social health – how well you get along with others.
Continuum – gradual progression through many stages between one extreme and another. Wellness – state of high-level health.
Heredity – all the traits that are passed biologically from parent to child.
Gender – whether you are male or female.
Environment – all the physical and social conditions that surround a person and can influence that person’s health.
Culture – beliefs and patterns of behavior that are shared by a group of people and passed from generation to generation.
Media – forms of communications that provide news and entertainment.
Habit – a behavior that is repeated so often that it becomes automatic. Chapter 1 Vocabulary (cont.) : Chapter 1 Vocabulary (cont.) 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 a goal.
Advocacy – skill that involves using communication to influence and support others on making positive health decisions.
Health literacy – ability to gather, understand, and use health information to improve health. Consumer – person who buys products or services for personal use.
Warranty – an offer to repair or replace the product if there is a problem.
Advertising – public promotion of a product or service.
Fraud – a person who lies to obtain money or property and is guilty of the illegal act.
Quackery – people who sell useless medical treatments or products are engaged in health fraud.