7 Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer
MayoClinic.com discusses 7 cancer preventing steps: don't use tobacco, eat a variety of healthy foods, stay active and maintain a healthy weight, protect yourself from the sun, get immunized, avoid risky behaviors, and get screened.
Alcohol and Health - Sorting Through The Myths, The Dangers, And The Facts
Are there benefits to drinking alcohol? This article provides studies and facts that are involved in the current debate about alcohol consumption.
American Cancer Society
Find information about specific types of cancer, risk factors, prevention, treatment. The American Cancer Society provides health information you can trust, putting research findings into every-day language and holistic perspective.
Attitudes of Filipino Women Towards Body Weight in Children
This study focuses on identifying what body weights Filipino mothers in Silang, Cavite, consider desirable in children, and what their attitudes are towards overweight in children. A qualitative research design was chosen to assess personal attitudes.
DARE Day! Implementing Evidence-Based Drug Education in an Adventist Educational Setting
The D.A.R.E. program has been helping schools educate students since 1983 about drugs. This article focuses on some of the facts and on how we need to implement it in the Seventh-day Adventist school system.
Developing Autonomy in Primary School Aged Children with Type 1 Diabetes
"This review considers literature on the self-care
of children with type 1 diabetes and applies it
to the primary school classroom. It reports that
by allowing children to have self-care with their
health at an early age, they develop a healthy
Effects of Smoking Lesson Plan
Grade 7-Grade 9
Lesson plan providing students with an opportunity to: understand the effect of smoking on the body; gain skills necessary to access details from the Internet; and identify God’s health wish for us.
Helping Young People Resist At-Risk Behaviors
Recent research provides new insights on causes of at-risk behaviors and how to provide an environment that encourages and guides youth to channel their energy into productive outlets.
INFO Editorial: Developing Workplace Intelligences - 2003
Health is one of the fundamental needs of humanity. As we consider health issues, particularly in developing countries, we find them to be inextricably linked to educational and financial issues. This issue focuses on health issues. Education is a solution...
JAE Editorial: Substance Abuse - A Major Global Health Issue
An introduction to the special edition featuring recent research on substance abuse issues and their impact to Christian education globally. The following articles are included in this issue:
Social and Health Impacts of Alcohol - A Wake-up Call for Christian Educators?
This article looks at the community impact of alcohol consumption and the role of Christians.
South Pacific Division Health Resources
A list of programs, books and booklets, and videos that will help you to share the benefits of following an Adventist lifestyle. The resources can be ordered online.
Students' Intention and School Programs as Predictors Toward Health-risk Behaviors
This study assessed the predictors toward students’ intention on health. This study also investigated the predictors toward reported students’ health-risk behaviors.
The Predictors of Students’ Intention
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The effects of an adolescent asthma education intervention on knowledge, intention, behavior, self-efficacy, and self-consciousness
Background: Asthma is an inflammatory condition of the bronchial airways. The majority of asthma education interventions target adults and children, while few exist for the adolescent population. Among adolescents, asthma is an important cause of morbidity...
The Seven-Step Model (7SM) - An Alternative Health Behavior Change Model for the General Public
"The major causes of death in the world are heart attack, stroke, and cancer. The main contributing factors for chronic diseases complications are unhealthy behaviors; so, health behavior change has become imperative in the world today. There are several...
Vision for Learning Part I - A Tool for Educators to Assist in the Detection and Treatment of Vision Difficulties
"This document was created to provide educators with an overview of basic vision difficulties and treatment options. However, it is vitally important to recognise that only a trained practitioner can properly diagnose and treat vision problems...Vision...
Yielding to Temptation - How Should We Deal With Students Who Try Alcohol or Drugs?
This article considers the impact of alcohol and marijuana use among high school and college students, adults and youth in the church, as well as how to identify the signs of abuse vs. experimentation.