Ch. 1 of health

Health

Refers to the well being of your body your mind and your relationship with others

Life expectancy

The number of yours a person is expected to live

Aspects of life are

Physical health meant so health social health and emotional health

Social health

Refers to how well you can interact with other people

Wellness

A state of high level health

Heredity

all the traits that were biologically passed on to you from your parents

gender is..?

Male or female

Culture

The beliefs and patterns of behavior that are shared by a group of people

3 ways to evaluate a risk factor

Consider decide analyze

environment

all of the physical and social conditions that surround a person and can influence that person's health

Habit

A behavior that is repeated so often that it becomes almost automatic

risk factors

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

Advocacy

using communication to influence and support others in making positive health decisions

health literacy

has the ability to gather, understand, and use health information to improve his or her health

What is the leading cause of death in the US?

heart disease

Warranty

an offer to repair or replace the product if there is a problem

Advertising

is the public promotion of a product or service