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health vocab chapter
chapter one health vocab
The providing of an accurate health information in such a way as to influence people to change attitudes so that they take positive action about their health.
An overall state of well-being, or total health.
An individual's capacity to obtain, interpret, and understand basic health information and services and use such information andand services in ways that promote his or her health and wellness.
The combination of your physical, mental, and social well-being.
Practicing healthy habits to keep a person well and free from disease and other ailments.
Personal behaviors and habits related to the way a person lives that help determine his or her level of health.
People the same ahe who share a similar range of interests.
All the traits and properties thet are passed along biologically from parent to child.
The collective beliefs, customs, and behaviors.
The sum total of yiur surroudings, family, place you live, and all of your experiences.
The conscious decision to avoid harmful behaviors.
Actions or behaviors that represent a potential health threat.
Beliefs and standards of conduct that you find important.