Ch 34: Health, Safety & Community Awareness

About This Chapter

Learn about health, safety and community awareness by watching the videos or reading over the text lessons in this chapter. See lessons that detail the benefits of regular physical activity, and review the steps for making healthy nutritional

Health, Safety & Community Awareness - Chapter Summary

These lessons provide you with comprehensive overviews of some of the major methods and areas involved in a healthy lifestyle. You can learn about some of the main health issues affecting adults in the United States and the best ways to avoid them. Some specific topics you can study in this chapter are:

  • The different sources of health information and their reliability
  • How to make health care decisions
  • Benefits of physical activity
  • The causes, effects and prevention of common health issues
  • Personal wellness and lifestyle choices
  • How to make healthy nutritional choices

When watching the videos, you can use the video tags to locate the main points for those particular topics. The chapter also offers complete transcripts of each video for you to study on your own time. Additionally, be sure to take the lesson quizzes and final exam to make sure that you understand all of the major topics from the chapter.

6 Lessons in Chapter 34: Health, Safety & Community Awareness
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Sources of Health Information: Overview & Reliability

1. Sources of Health Information: Overview & Reliability

The Internet is full of information and misinformation. This lesson will teach you how to identify the major sources of health information and determine if they are truly credible.

Making Health Care Decisions: Factors, Choices & Criteria

2. Making Health Care Decisions: Factors, Choices & Criteria

Making decisions relating to your healthcare may be a daunting challenge. This lesson will explore where you can turn to for more information and which types of information are best avoided.

The Benefits of Regular Physical Activity: Mental Health, Stress & Life Span

3. The Benefits of Regular Physical Activity: Mental Health, Stress & Life Span

The mind and body can greatly benefit from even 30 minutes of exercise a day. Find out exactly what impact regular exercise can have on your mind, body, and lifespan in this video lesson.

Common Health Issues: Causes, Effects & Prevention Strategies

4. Common Health Issues: Causes, Effects & Prevention Strategies

In this lesson, we'll go over some common contemporary health issues that many young people face today. We'll cover sexually transmitted diseases, drug and alcohol use, unintended pregnancies, and mental health issues like anxiety and depression.

Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

5. Lifestyle Choices and Personal Wellness: Decisions, Behavior & Prevention

What are lifestyle choices? What are acute and chronic problems? Which U.S. agencies are important for disease prevention? You'll find out about this and more in this lesson!

Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources

6. Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources

This lesson will help you see how easy it is to track what you eat and change your diet for the better. It will also provide you with additional information on where a wealth of information on healthy nutrition can be found.

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