Access to Health continues to be the leading text for teaching behavior change. The Ninth Edition provides a consistent framework for motivating readers to make healthy life choices, with updated coverage on hot topics such as low-carb diets and diabetes that demonstrate the relevance of health to reader's lives. As a teacher, mentor, and researcher, Rebecca J. Donatelle knows the health issues that are important to today's society. Through her engaging and friendly writing style, Donatelle addresses readers' concerns and teaches them how to be savvy and critical consumers of health information. Access to Health provides hands-on practical tools that help readers make healthy changes in their lives. Finding the Right Balance, Creating Healthy and Caring Relationships, Choosing a Healthy Lifestyle, Avoiding Risks to Harmful Habits, Preventing and Fighting Disease, Facing Life's Challenges. For all readers interested in making healthy life choices.