Key Content and Features
- More than 2,500 reference entries covering well-being and physical, mental, and social health, with additional content added monthly
- More than 65 key health-related issues, offering in-depth explorations of topics that matter most to teens
- Detailed explanations of the structure and function of all 14 major body systems, augmented with stunning anatomical illustrations
- Two dozen Perspectives that feature scholars' insights on a wide variety of controversies and debates, fostering critical thinking and analytical skills among students
- Monthly commentaries written by a professional advisory board that help contextualize current health news
- Basic and advanced search options to return the most relevant results
- Standards-based curriculum updated daily by a team of subject-specific editorial experts and supported by an extensive range of instructional material
- Academic Success Corner with resources to help students develop reading, writing and research skills
- Educator Support Site containing valuable professional development tools, curriculum guides, lesson plans and more
Health and Wellness Issues: Understanding Science, Society, and Yourself dives deep into today's top health-related issues, exploring their historical contexts, current complexities, impacts on physical and mental well-being, and global reach. Authoritative yet accessible reference content includes the insightful perspectives of a diverse group of experts, giving students the full picture on complex and controversial concepts. Through its collection of carefully curated primary and secondary sources, this multifaceted database offers students a rich resource for school learning and research as well as personal explorations.
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