Ch 10: Human Health Basics

About This Chapter

This human health chapter can help you review the basic human health concepts for an exam, homework assignment, class project or paper. These convenient lessons and quizzes can be accessed on any computer or mobile device.

Human Health Basics - Chapter Summary

Take a look at these engaging science lessons to review the basics of human health. Our expert science instructors will show you concepts related to life expectancy, health, wellness, disease types, disease prevention and more. Following each lesson is a short quiz to help you retain critical knowledge and practice answering questions about human health. You can submit questions to our instructors and access the chapter at any time that fits your schedule. When you're finished with the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Differentiate between communicable and noncommunicable diseases
  • Explain disease control and prevention concepts
  • Understand the dimensions of health and wellness
  • Recognize factors that affect life span and life expectancy

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