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Health-Diseases


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Picu Did You Know?
Picu Did You Know?
by Barbara L. Patterson
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Young Ava is visiting her sister in the hospital and can't figure out just what a PICU is. Is it a place to pick strawberries? Color pretty pictures? Take a picture with Santa? Find out along with Ava what a PICU is and what happens there.... (read more)

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Tuberculosis: The White Plague! (Nightmare Plagues)
Tuberculosis: The White Plague! (Nightmare Plagues)
by Miriam Aronin
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This book provides basic information about the history, symptoms, and treatment of tuberculosis.... (read more)

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Autism
Autism
by Peggy J. Parks
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Autism is a mysterious, complex disorder that affects the brain's normal development of social and communication skills. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full-color illustrations, this title examines: What Is Autism? What Causes Autism... (read more)

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Brave Just Like Me
Brave Just Like Me
by Kimberly Ruff
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Lexie has a medical condition that requires her to spend a lot of time in therapy, at hospitals, and in doctors' offices. These experiences aren't always fun. The medicine tastes bad and the shots hurt. Be brave and know that you are not alone is Lexie's... (read more)

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I Feel Better with a Frog in My Throat: History's Strangest Cures
I Feel Better with a Frog in My Throat: History's Strangest Cures
by Carlyn Beccia
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It wasn’t too long ago that people tried all sorts of things to help sick people feel better. They tried wild things like drinking a glass full of millipedes or putting some mustard on one's head.  Some of the cures worked, and some... (read more)

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Gonorrhea, Second Edition (Deadly Diseases & Epidemics)
Gonorrhea, Second Edition (Deadly Diseases & Epidemics)
by Brian R. Shmaefsky
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Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted disease. More than 700,000 people are infected annually in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is curable with antibiotic treatment, and its dangerous effects can... (read more)

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) (Diseases and Disorders)
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) (Diseases and Disorders)
by Don Nardo
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Health and Disease (Confronting Global Warming)
Health and Disease (Confronting Global Warming)
by Diane Andrews Henningfeld
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Explores the effects of global warming on human health, examining the impacts of extreme cold snaps; issues arising from aridity; the health dangers posed by hurricanes and floods; diminished air capacity from smog, pollution, the ozone, and aero... (read more)

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Exercise Addiction (Diseases & Disorders)
Exercise Addiction (Diseases & Disorders)
by Leanne K Currie-mcghee
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Food Allergies (Nutrition and Health)
Food Allergies (Nutrition and Health)
by Kevin Hillstrom
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Streptococcus (Group A) (Deadly Diseases & Epidemics)
Streptococcus (Group A) (Deadly Diseases & Epidemics)
by Tara C. Smith
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Group A streptococci (Streptococcus pyogenes) are probably best known for causing streptococcal pharyngitis, or strep throat. But they also cause more kinds of disease than any other species of bacteria. Group A streptococci are responsible for diseases... (read more)

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The Lion Who Had Asthma
The Lion Who Had Asthma
by Jonathan London
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Sean likes to pretend he's a lion, roaring in the jungle. But this lion starts to cough, his chest hurts, and it's hard to breathe. This lion has asthma. So Sean's mother gives him his medicine to help him breath. Now Sean imagines he's a jet pilot.... (read more)

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Breathe Easy, Young People's Guide to Asthma
Breathe Easy, Young People's Guide to Asthma
by Jonathan H. Weiss
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This comprehensive yet accessible self-help approach to asthma pulls no punches in describing what an asthma attack is, but, talking straight to kids, Weiss is encouraging about managing the condition. Chapters explain ways to identify and avoid personal... (read more)

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Multiple Sclerosis (Diseases & Disorders)
Multiple Sclerosis (Diseases & Disorders)
by Melissa Abramovitz
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The Diseases & Disorders series offers young readers and researchers a means of understanding ailments and their ramifications. Clear, careful explanations offer insight into what these conditions are, what causes them, how people live with them, and the... (read more)

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Fibromyaligia (Diseases & Disorders)
Fibromyaligia (Diseases & Disorders)
by Melissa Abramovitz
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Where Could Your Allergy Be Hiding?
Where Could Your Allergy Be Hiding?
by Doreen Goolsbey
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If you heard that your child, friend or family member had an allergy to egg, what do you envision? Would you envision an egg? It can be a difficult task at times to teach a child, parent, caregiver, relative or friend to think about all the foods and... (read more)

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Hpv (Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders)
Hpv (Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders)
by Jacqueline Langwith
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Bone Cancer (Cancer and Modern Science)
Bone Cancer (Cancer and Modern Science)
by Heather Hasan
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Thoroughly researched and reviewed by an expert oncologist, this book looks closely at bone cancer, a disease that affects mostly children and adolescents. The author clearly explains the various types of bone cancer before discussing individual bone... (read more)

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Ebola and Marburg Virus, Second Edition (Deadly Diseases & Epidemics)
Ebola and Marburg Virus, Second Edition (Deadly Diseases & Epidemics)
by Tara C. Smith
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Ebola virus and Marburg virus are related viruses that cause hemorrhagic fevers illnesses marked by severe bleeding, organ failure, and, in many cases, death. These viruses are native to Africa, where sporadic outbreaks have occurred for decades. Ebola... (read more)

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How to Deal with Asthma (Kids' Health)
How to Deal with Asthma (Kids' Health)
by Lynette Robbins
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Asthma can be a frightening, even life-threatening, disease. With proper understanding and management, it does not have to put kids on the sidelines, though. Informative text explains what is happening to the body during an asthma attack. It also offers... (read more)

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