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the overall well-being of your body, mind, and your relationships with other people
Health
the number of years a person can expect to live
life expectancy
the degree of overall satisfaction that a person gets from life
quality of life
a result that a person aims for and works hard to reach
goal
how well your body functions
physical health
the state of being comfortable with yourself, others, and your surroundings
mental health
how you react to events in your life
emotional health
how well you get along with others
social health
a gradual progression through many stages between one extreme and another
continuum
a state of high-level health
wellness
the traits that are passed biologically from parent to child
heredity
whether you are male or female
gender
all of the physical and social conditions that surround a person and can influence that person's health
environment
the beliefs and patterns of behavior that are shared by a group of people and passed from generation to generation
culture
forms of communication that provide news and entertainment
media
a behavior that is repeated so often it becomes almost automatic
habit
is any action or condition that increases the likelihood of injury, disease, or any other negative outcome
risk factor
what are five factors other than heredity that can influence your health
1. media
2. technology
3. physical environment
4. social environment
5. culture
3 ways to evaluate a risk factor
1. consider short-term and long- term consequences
2. decide whether you can control the risk factor
3. analyze the possible benefits and risks of a decision
taking action to avoid disease, injury, and other negative health outcomes
prevention
the standards and beliefs that are most important to you
values
a series of specific steps you can take to achieve your goal
action plan
using communication to influence and support others in making positive health decisions
advocacy
has the ability to gather, understand, and use health information to improve his or her health
health literacy
the two road goals of Healthy People 2010
1. increase the healthy years of life for each American
2. eliminate the differences in health based on race, ethnic group, or income
buys products or services for personal use
consumer
and offer to repair or replace the product if there is a problem
warranty
the public promotion of a product or service
advertising
the action of lying to obtain money or property
fraud
the action of selling useless medical treatments or products
quackery
6 different types of advertising methods
1. Scientific Studies
2. Bandwagon Approach
3. Testimonial
4. Comparison to other products
5. Emotional Appeal
6. Price Appeal
what can you learn from advertising
what products and services are available
what can't you learn from advertising
the information you need to make wise choices
what 3 rights do consumers have
1. right to information
2. consumer protection
3. right to complain
"Tests prove that brand x works fast."
Scientific studies
"Don't be left behind-- use product x"
Bandwagon approach
"the medicine recommended by doctors and their families"
Testimonial
"brand x now has 20% more ingredients than brand y"
Comparison to other products
"Chose brand x-- your family's health depends on it"
Emotional Appeal
"Brand x-- the most for the least"
price appeal