Lesson 3 • HEALTH RISKS AND YOUR BEHAVIOR! • http://www.glencoe.com/qe/qe148inv2007.php?qi= 15114&state=na RISK BEHAVIORS (Vocab) • Actions that can potentially threaten your health or the health of others. • Examples: Smoking, Sex, Alcohol, Drugs, and Obesity. CUMULATIVE RISKS (Vocab) • Related risks that increase in effect with each added risk. PREVENTION (Vocab) • Taking steps to keep something from happening. What is Abstinence? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIekzDXq 5F4 ABSTINENCE (Vocab) • A deliberate decision to avoid high-risk behaviors, including sexual activity and the use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. LIFESTYLE FACTORS (Vocab) • The personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives. REVIEW • DEFINE THE TERM RISK BEHAVIOR? • WHY IS CUMULATIVE RISK A SERIOUS CONCERN? • HOW MIGHT CHANGES IN LIFESTYLE FACTORS INFLUENCE YOUR HEALTH IN POSITIVE WAYS?