At the start of 2007 the population of Finland was 5.3 million. Average life expectancy is 76
years for men and 83 years for women in 2005. The health of the Finnish population has
considerably improved, but socioeconomic inequality in mortality is increa
For several decades, the United States has been stereotypically considered as a nation that
continuously indulges in fast food and favors a sedentary lifestyle. Regrettably, this is an
assumption that a large portion of the American population has proven
The forces which influence on the implementation of the program
External factors: Forces influencing external environment
Communicating with and providing equitable services to people in rural and isolated settings in
geographically dispersed countries wi
The article I chose to analyze is titled Coping in parents of children who are chronically ill:
strategies for assessment and intervention, which focused on psychosocial and physical health
related determinants in their strategy to confront caregiver burd
This research paper provides the history, demographics, epidemiological information about
older immigrants` mental health problem in Australia, analysis of the key health issue within a
country and gives clearly answer for how those problems could be impr
The aim of this case based study, is to Promote Health and behaviour changes within the work
in order to sustain a healthier life style. This essay seeks to illustrate the impact of smoking on a
patient that has CHD, (Coronary Heart Disease) and ex
I read an article about LGBT young adults and the effects of family acceptance on their health.
The article addressed the fact that LGBT students are at risk for compromised physical
Personal Health and Wellness
HPED 200.03, 200.04 and 200.05
Personal Health Assessment
Additional Credit AssignmentGo to this website: www.pearsonhighered.com/donatelle
A. Click on the cover of the textbook.
B. Click to enter the site.
C. On the LIVE IT p
Love: The Right Chemistry
The article starts out by talking about putting love under a microscope. It states that love
has a foundation of evolution, biology, and chemistry. Love helps people survive, I believe,
because it gives them somethin
College Women and Birth Control
BY: CONNIE BRICHFORD
College Women and Birth Control article discusses young woman in college taking initiative
to be responsible if theyre sexually active. It is your responsibility as a young
The Truth About the Freshman 15
BY: DIANA RODRIGUEZ
The Truth About the Freshman 15 article indicated that late night pizza ordering, snacking
on unhealthy chips, or just not choosing the right portions of food is the typical lifestyle fo
15 ways to improve your fitness
By: Kristin Appenbrink
15 ways to improve your fitness article indicated that you shouldnt let excercise be the
first thing to fall off your busy schedule. You should learn how to work it out an
Chapter 1 Notes
Life expectancy has almost doubled over the last 100 years, moving from about
47 years in the early 1900s to over 78 years for a child born in 2010.
In 1900, 40%+ of all deaths were children under age 5.
Infectious disease was a leading ca
Chapter 9 Notes
Hunger: The physiological impulse to seek food, prompted by the lack or shortage
of basic foods needed to provide the energy and nutrients needed to support health
Nutrients: The constituents of food that sustain humans physiologically: pr
Chapter 4 Notes
Violence is a set of behaviors that produces injuries, as well as the outcomes of
these behaviors (the injuries themselves).
Intentional injuries include injury, death, or psychological harm caused by
violence with the intent to harm.
Chapter 10 Notes
The United States is one of the fattest nations on earth; 63% of adults are
Obesogenic characterizes environments that promote increased food intake,
nonhealthful food, and physical inactivity.
Overweight refers to having body
Chapter 11 Notes
If all Americans followed the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines, it is estimated
that the following deaths could be prevented:
one-third to one-half related to coronary heart disease
one-quarter related to stroke and osteoporosis
Chapter 13 Notes
Disease-causing agents called pathogens are found in air and food and on nearly
every object or person.
An epidemic is a disease outbreak that affects many people in a community or
region at the same time.
A pandemic is a global epidemic
Chapter 6 Notes
Birth Control also called contraception refers to methods of preventing
Conception occurs where a sperm reaches an egg, usually in the fallopian tube.
The following conditions are necessary for conception:
A viable egg (ovum)
Chapter 5 Notes
Intimate relationships are those with family members, friends, and romantic
partners, characterized by
Through relationships, we fulfill our needs
Chapter 3 Notes
Stress is a series of physiological responses and adaptations to a real or imagined
threat to one's well-being.
A stressor is a physical, social, or psychological event or condition that upsets
homeostasis and produces a stress response.
Cigarettes will carry grisly new warning labels
Cigarettes have been a major cause of illness in America for many years.
Cigarettes can rot your teeth and gums and cause disease in your lungs. Many
smokers go as far as smoking ou
Chapter 2 Notes
A mentally healthy person perceives life in realistic ways, can adapt to change,
can develop rational strategies to solve problems, and can carry out personal and
Emotionally healthy people usually respond ap