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Stages of Health Behavior

Researchers know that health behaviors can be changed. They also know that changes occur not all at once but in stages.

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An example of energy conservation

Conservation involves the preservation, protection, and restoration of natural ecosystems. It is closely related to sustainability, which involves using a resource in such a way that it is not permanently damaged or depleted.

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Common chronic diseases and what you can do now to avoid them

In the previous lesson you learned about infectious diseases such as the flu and cold. When you get the flu or catch a cold, you have an acute illness, or one that you get over within a relatively short time.

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