Prevention and Health Behaviors1-12-09

Prevention and Health Behaviors1-12-09 - Primary...

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Prim a ry Pre ve ntio n/ He a lth Be ha vio rs Kim b e rly Ke lly, PhD
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Wha t a re  he a lth b e ha vio rs ?
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He a lth Be ha vio rs Thing s  pe o ple  do  tha t influe nc e  the ir  he a lth Ma y b e  po s itive  o r ne g a tive Tra ditio na lly inc lude  b e ha vio rs  s uc h a s : S m o king Die t Exe rc is e S c re e ning He lp-s e e king
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Wha t is  prim a ry pre ve ntio n?
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Prim a ry Pre ve ntio n Effo rts  to  ke e p a  dis e a s e  o r illne s s  fro m   o c c urring O the r type s  o f pre ve ntio n S e c o nda ry Pre ve ntio n Ea rly ide ntific a tio n o f the  dis e a s e Te rtia ry Pre ve ntio n Ma na g e m e nt o f the  dis e a s e S lo w pro g re s s io n
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Tho ug hts  to  C o ns ide r The  o nly wa y to  ke e p yo ur he a lth is  to  e a t wha t yo u do n't  wa nt, drink wha t yo u do n't like  a nd do  wha t yo u'd druthe r  no t.-- Mark Twain   Life  e xpe c ta nc y wo uld g ro w b y le a ps  a nd b o unds  if g re e n  ve g e ta b le s  s m e lle d a s  g o o d a s  b a c o n.-- Doug Larson He a lth nuts  a re  g o ing  to  fe e l s tupid s o m e da y, lying  in  ho s pita ls  dying  o f no thing .-- Redd Foxx I drive  wa y to o  fa s t to  wo rry a b o ut c ho le s te ro l.-- Unknown    
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Are  he a lth b e ha vio rs  e a s ily  m o difia b le ? http://www.acsh.org/healthissues/newsID.1378/healthissue_detail.asp “Just a year after Peter Jennings' death, a cloud of smoke hangs over ABC. Literally.” Jennings began smoking at age 13. He smoked for most of his adult life but quit in the 1980s before slipping up and smoking in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks. http://www.smokefreesociety.org/NewsClip/Jennings-3.asp
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Dia b e te s : Wha t he a lth b e ha vio rs   a re  re le va nt he re ? We may have diabetes, but diabetes does not have us. I get up in the morning, and I check the sugar and give myself insulin. The one thing I can't resist, though, are those warm chocolate chip cookies they serve on the airplane. I may be diabetic, but I'm going to have that cookie! –Patti LaBelle http://www.al.com/living/birminghamnews/index.ssf?/base/living/11600 3992919390.xml&coll=2
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C a n we  c ha ng e  he r b e ha vio r? http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/12817053/ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/4692974.stm
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S um m a ry De finitio ns He a lth b e ha vio rs Prim a ry pre ve ntio n S o m e  he a lth b e ha vio rs  a re  ve ry re s is ta nt  to  c ha ng e , a nd c ha ng e  is  diffic ult to  
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