7th Grade Health Vocabulary Stress Management Techniques: wide spectrum of techniques and psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person's levels of stress, especially chronic stress Quackery: promotion of fraudulent or ignorant medical practices. Unintentional Injury: Various Accidents. (Car, Drug Overdose Etc.) First Aid: help given to a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available. Relationship: the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected. Tolerance: he ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with. Diversity: the state of having people who are different races or who have different cultures in a group or organization Abstinence: the fact or practice of restraining oneself from indulging in something. (Sex, Drugs, Alcohol, Etc) Sexually Transmitted Disease: infections that can be transmitted through sexual contact with an infected individual. Virus: infective agent that typically consists of a nucleic acid molecule in a protein coat, is too small to be seen by light microscopy, and is able to multiply only within the living cells of a host. Bacteria: microscopic living organisms, usually one-celled, that can be found everywhere. Contraception: deliberate use of artificial methods or other techniques to prevent pregnancy as a consequence of sexual intercourse. Sexual Assault: any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient. Dietary Guidelines: dietary recommendations from the American Heart Association intended to improve cardiovascular health Nutrient Dense: foods are foods that have a lot of nutrients but relatively few calories. Weight Management Strategies: Various techniques that can be used to monitor weight loss or help lose weight. Diabetes: a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes elevated levels of glucose in the blood. Body Image: the subjective picture or mental image of one's own body. Fitness Plan: a plan to help someone improve their health and physical condition Substance Abuse: overindulgence in or dependence on an addictive substance, especially alcohol or drugs. Over-the-Counter Medication: are medicines sold directly to a consumer without a prescription, from a healthcare professional, as compared to prescription drugs, which may be sold only to consumers possessing a valid prescription. Cessation: the fact or process of ending or being brought to an end.