This text provides students with a clear and concise introduction to the latest scientific and medical research in personal health. With its unique focus on critical thinking and analysis of health-related behaviors and attitudes, this text enhances students' understanding of their own health needs and presents the scientific background necessary for students to think critically about the reliability of health-related information they encounter in the media. The Fifth Edition Update provides the most current data on a comprehensive array of health and wellness topics and issues. In addition to all of the statistical updates, the text now includes a built-in critical thinking workbook that allows students to easily assess and improve their health-related behaviors and attitudes.See the self-assessment aChecklist for the Prevention of Carbon Monoxide Poisoninga in the Student Workbook section to ... The proper maintenance and use of tools and appliances that burn fuel cuts down on the amount of CO they produce; these levels are usually not hazardous. ... To protect against these dangers, be certain that home heating stoves or furnaces are vented properly and are inspectedanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essential Concepts for Healthy Living Update|
|Author||:||Sandra Alters, Wendy Schiff|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2011-01-28|