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How does the FITT principle apply to the development of a successful personal fitness program? User: Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between the environment and the collective health of the world? User: Which of the following groups of individuals is at the highest risk for environmentally induced health risks
Weegy: A 1988 article by Robert Gould in Cosmopolitan, a magazine targeted primarily at women, reassured readers that: [There] is practically no risk of becoming HIV-infected through ordinary vaginal or oral sex even with an HIV-infected male. [ The vaginal secretions produced during sexual arousal keep the virus from penetrating the vaginal walls. [The author's] explanation: "Nature has arranged this so that sex will feel good and be good for you." This claim is absurd, of course, and it was known even in 1988 to be absurd. Nineteen eighty-eight is hardly so early in the HIV/AIDS epidemic that holding or publishing such an irresponsible opinion could be considered excusable. Cosmopolitan, of course, is not a medical journal. Still, we might expect that its editors have a journalistic and perhaps even an ethical obligation to their readers to refrain from publishing an opinion that could have such potentially devastating health consequences. Now, more than a decade later, it is widely recognized that claims such as those made in the Cosmopolitan article were highly irresponsible, and that the failure to prevent such articles from being published was ethically problematic and showed appalling journalistic standards. Today, when we are witnessing the emergence of another epidemic, this time an epidemic of toxicant induced illnesses, similar misrepresentations of these disorders have appeared in the popular press, misrepresentations which are often abetted by corporate interests that do not wish to see their chemicals given a bad name. Only with the knowledge and understanding which come with time will we eventually be able to look back on this era and recognize the level of journalistic standards (and corporate influence) that have allowed such stories to be published. Even with all that is currently known about the health effects of long term exposure to low doses of toxicants, much more still needs to be discovered. In addition, communities need to be ... (More)
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Regular exercise often leads to an improved body image. T F
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TRUE. Regular exercise often leads to an improved body image.
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