Making Health Choices

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ISBN: 978-0-8059-9461-2
Making Health Choices
by Madeline M. Hurster Many factors, both internal and external, lead us to make the health choices we make - choices that are the responsibility of the individual who makes them. But how does the individual obtain the level of understanding that helps him choose one health action over another, thus giving him a measure control over his own life? In Making Health Choices, rather than focusing on dos and donts, Madeline M. Hurster, uses open-ended scenarios wherein the reader is asked to assess his own health behavior. The emphasis on self-evaluation makes this text an invaluable guide to making health-enhancing choices. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Madeline M. Hurster has based Making Health Choices on over forty years of experience as a health educator at Queens College of the City University of New York, where she was instrumental in developing the health education major program. In addition to her academic responsibilities, Dr. Hunter has also been recognized for off-campus leadership, serving as chair of the New York State Coalition on Critical Health Issues and of the Queens Health Manpower Consortium, president of the New York State Professional Health Educators Association, and vice-president of the American College Health Association. She has used this real world knowledge to enrich her classroom teaching and this text. (2005, paperback, 236 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.