CengageNOW, Your Complete Solution for Health, is an online teaching and learning resource that gives you more control in less time and delivers better outcomes-NOW. CengageNOW offers your students personalized learning plans, online labs, behavior change planner, and an interactive eBook.
Providing invaluable insight into modern culture, "Reality Checks" ask students to estimate the frequency of certain student behaviors and analyze their own perception of social norms. The facts are often startling.
Presenting issues in a larger context, "Community Focus" mini-topics, found in CNOW and on the instructor's PowerLecture, illustrate how personal health issues affect society and how they can be addressed effectively.
The text is completely relevant to today's college students. Research on college-age individuals appears throughout, noted with an icon, with data from ACHA and other recent studies. In addition, gender-specific information is flagged with an icon in every chapter.
"Consumer Alert" boxes offer specific advice on such topics as the do's and don'ts of online dating, spotting nutrition misinformation, and the dangers of tattoos and body piercings giving students insight into issues relevant to their world.