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Health-Diseases


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Childhood Obesity (Diseases & Disorders)
Childhood Obesity (Diseases & Disorders)
by Maxine Newman Jimerson
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It's Catching: The Infectious World of Germs and Microbes
It's Catching: The Infectious World of Germs and Microbes
by Jennifer Gardy, Ph.d.
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Dont be afraid to delve into the good, bad, and sometimes truly ugly world of germs. Microbiologist Jennifer Gardy, who calls herself a disease detective, picks up her microscope to bring expert insight to the microbes that are all around us but are too... (read more)

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Influenza (Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders)
Influenza (Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders)
by Clay Farris (edt) Naff
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Each volume in this timely series provides essential information on a disease or disorder (including symptoms, causes, treatments and cures); presents the controversies surrounding causes, alternative treatments, and other issues; and offers first-person... (read more)

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Down Syndrome (Compact Research)
Down Syndrome (Compact Research)
by Peggy J. Parks
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Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that results in a varying combination of birth defects and health problems. Through objective interviews, primary sources, and full-color illustrations, this title examines: What Is Down Syndrome? What Causes Down... (read more)

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Where's Mom's Hair: A Family's Journey Through Cancer
Where's Mom's Hair: A Family's Journey Through Cancer
by Debbie Watters
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A family faces Mom's cancer and medical treatments with a huge hair shaving party. Touching and humorous black and white photographs follow Mom (Debbie) as she and her family go through each step of fighting cancer. This personal journey high-lights the... (read more)

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Cervical Cancer (Deadly Diseases & Epidemics)
Cervical Cancer (Deadly Diseases & Epidemics)
by Juliet Spencer
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This continuing series explores different diseases to show the science behind how disease-causing organisms affect the body. Microorganisms have plagued humans since the beginning of time, causing debilitating diseases and even death. But how, exactly... (read more)

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Talking with My Treehouse Friends about Cancer
Talking with My Treehouse Friends about Cancer
by Peter R. Van Dernoot
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This activity book, written by the founder of The Children's Treehouse Foundation, is designed to help children cope with the news that their parents or grandparents have cancer. The diary provides age-appropriate explanations and allows kids to express... (read more)

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Black Death (History of Germs)
Black Death (History of Germs)
by Jim Ollhoff
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Germs are everywhere--in your mouth, on your clothes, on everything you touch. Some we can't live without; others are microscopic killing machines. This title looks at the fascinating struggle to understand and control the spread of one of mankind's... (read more)

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Dissociative Disorders (Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders)
Dissociative Disorders (Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders)
by Sylvia (edt) Engdahl
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Faulty Hearts: True Survival Stories (Powerful Medicine)
Faulty Hearts: True Survival Stories (Powerful Medicine)
by Sandra Markle
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Explore the power of medicine through the true stories of people who survived life-threatening heart problems. Find out how doctors use the latest medical breakthroughs to save patients with weak or damaged hearts. Youll also learn tips for heart health,... (read more)

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Pancreatic Cancer: Current and Emerging Trends in Detection and Treatment (Cancer and Modern Science)
Pancreatic Cancer: Current and Emerging Trends in Detection and Treatment (Cancer and Modern Science)
by Amy Sterling Casil
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Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of the pancreasa large organ that lies behind the stomach. The pancreas secretes enzymes that aid digestion and hormones that help regulate the metabolism of sugars. Pancreatic cancer often has a poor prognosis... (read more)

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Nana, What's Cancer
Nana, What's Cancer
by Beverlye Fead
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Tessa is a 10-year-old girl who wants to understand the confusing world of cancer and then to be able to explain it to other children. She embarks on her quest by asking questions of her Nana, whose answers are designed to both ease childrens fears and... (read more)

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Grandma Kathy Has Cancer
Grandma Kathy Has Cancer
by Colleen Buckley
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Cancer is a very frightening and mysterious disease from which children are often sheltered because parents are uncertain as to how to deal with it. This book draws upon real life episodes between a grandmother and her granddaughter to help children... (read more)

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Cancer (At Issue)
Cancer (At Issue)
by Jacqueline (edt) Langwith
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Hemophilia (Genes & Disease)
Hemophilia (Genes & Disease)
by Michelle Raabe
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Hemophilia, a detailed and easy-to-read guide filled with informative stories of the diseases history, strives to educate readers about the science of hemophilia, while emphasizing how people with this disease can live full and productive lives. The... (read more)

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Pathological Gambling (Psychological Disorders)
Pathological Gambling (Psychological Disorders)
by Christine A. Adamec
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Pathological gambling, also known as compulsive gambling, is a psychological disorder characterized by the inability to resist impulses to gamble, leading to severe personal or social consequences. In people who develop compulsive gambling, occasional... (read more)

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Mom and the Polka-Dot Boo-Boo
Mom and the Polka-Dot Boo-Boo
by Eileen Sutherland
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An informative and reassuring story, this book helps families talk about breast cancer, gently preparing children for what lies ahead in the weeks and months following their mothers diagnosis.... (read more)

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Asperger's Rules!: How to Make Sense of School and Friends
Asperger's Rules!: How to Make Sense of School and Friends
by Blythe Grossberg
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"Grossberg provides an upbeat and supportive guide for readers with Asperger's, covering feelings and emotions, teachers, asking for help, and dealing with bullies. Quizzes let readers reflect on their own approaches to situations like interacting with... (read more)

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Cute, Furry, and Deadly: Diseases You Can Catch from Your Pet! (24/7: Science Behind the Scenes: Medical Files)
Cute, Furry, and Deadly: Diseases You Can Catch from Your Pet! (24/7: Science Behind the Scenes: Medical Files)
by Christen Brownlee
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Features: - High interest/low reading level books for middle- and high-school students - Attention-grabbing opener to provide immediate visual introduction to each book - Mock dialogues to present crucial vocabulary terms in context - Compelling... (read more)

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ADHD (Diseases & Disorders)
ADHD (Diseases & Disorders)
by Barbara Sheen
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