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Ch 26: Health Issues & Concerns: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Health Issues and Concerns chapter of this Middle School Life Science Homework Help course helps students complete their health issues and concerns homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your health issues and concerns homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your health issues and concerns homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Major health concerns in the U.S.
  • Immune system process
  • Structure and function of viruses
  • Disease control methods
  • Differences between infection and disease
  • Health risks of using tobacco
  • Carbohydrates needed by the body
  • Dietary requirements for insoluble and soluble fiber
  • Importance of proteins and amino acids
  • Sources of vitamins
  • Functions of minerals in food
  • Process of making healthy nutritional choices
  • Symptoms and treatment of anorexia and bulimia
  • Sources of environmental health

14 Lessons in Chapter 26: Health Issues & Concerns: Homework Help
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Major Health Problems in the United States

1. Major Health Problems in the United States

Ever wonder what the most common health-related problems are in the United States? You're about to find out what they are and how some of them are related.

What Are Viruses? - Definition, Structure & Function

2. What Are Viruses? - Definition, Structure & Function

In this lesson, you'll learn some historical facts about viruses and the material they are composed of. Find out more as we review the capsid, nucleic acids, the viral envelope, viruses, virions, bacteriophages and virology.

Disease Control & Prevention

3. Disease Control & Prevention

This lesson will discuss the many different ways by which people can control disease. Everything from vaccination to sterilization and beyond will be mentioned so that you can better appreciate the large arsenal of tools at our disposal.

The Differences Between Infection and Disease

4. The Differences Between Infection and Disease

This lesson will go over the differences between an infection and a disease. We'll cover everything from prions and infectivity to opportunistic infections and idiopathic disease. We'll also learn what the etiology of disease is and much more.

What is Anorexia Nervosa? - Definition, Symptoms, Treatment and Prognosis

5. What is Anorexia Nervosa? - Definition, Symptoms, Treatment and Prognosis

This lesson explores what anorexia nervosa is and why it is so dangerous. It covers common symptoms seen in children who may develop anorexia as well as what anorexia will do to those who suffer from it.

What is Bulimia Nervosa? - Definition, Symptoms, Treatment and Prognosis

6. What is Bulimia Nervosa? - Definition, Symptoms, Treatment and Prognosis

This lesson explores bulimia as well as challenges many common misconceptions of bulimia. Specifically, this lesson describes the diagnostic requirements, the subtypes, and the treatments known to help with bulimia.

What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources

7. What Is Environmental Health? Definition, Types & Sources

In this video lesson, you will learn about environmental health. You will also learn about threats to environmental health and how to distinguish between different categories of environmental hazards.

What Is Dyspnea? - Definition, Causes & Treatment

8. What Is Dyspnea? - Definition, Causes & Treatment

Dyspnea can be a transient condition that quickly dissipates, but it can be a symptom of a more serious disease. Today we will learn what dyspnea is as well as its causes and treatment.

What is Anesthesia? - Definition & Types

9. What is Anesthesia? - Definition & Types

Can you imagine having surgery without being put to sleep or getting stitches without numbing the skin? Anesthesia allows us to have painful procedures without feeling pain, and in this lesson you'll learn about the different types used in medicine today.

Anesthesia: History & Invention

10. Anesthesia: History & Invention

The history of anesthesia, and the process that prevents you from feeling horrific pain during a medical or surgical procedure is complex, but this lesson will give you an important primer on the history this incredible process and these amazing drugs.

Anesthesia: Stages, Side Effects & Risks

11. Anesthesia: Stages, Side Effects & Risks

Anesthesia is medicine used to control a person's consciousness or pain perception during surgery or another medical procedure. This lesson will explain the different types of anesthesia, the side effects, and the risks involved.

What is Analgesia? - Definition & Types

12. What is Analgesia? - Definition & Types

Learn about the group of medications known as analgesics, and how they improve your daily life. Explore the different groups of analgesics and how they are used.

Analgesia vs. Anesthesia

13. Analgesia vs. Anesthesia

If you're confused as to the difference between analgesia and anesthesia, this lesson explains everything for you once and for all in a clear way. You'll learn what they are as well as examples of what drugs are used for each.

What is Osteology? - Definition & Terms

14. What is Osteology? - Definition & Terms

Are you into bones? Especially the very specific nuances and details of bones? If so, then the field of osteology may be up your alley. Learn its definition and some of its terms here.

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