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Health-Diseases


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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 Hyman 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 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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Our Family Has Cancer, Too!
Our Family Has Cancer, Too!
by Christine Clifford
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When their mother is diagnosed with cancer, sixth grader Tim and his younger brother visit her in the hospital, learn about radiation and chemotherapy, and help with the chores at home.... (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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Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure
Invincible Microbe: Tuberculosis and the Never-Ending Search for a Cure
by Jim Murphy
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In the early days of whaling, whales were plentiful and it seemed that they would always fill the sea. When people realized how much money could be made from whales in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, entire species were wiped out in the rush to... (read more)

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Cancer Genetics (Biology of Cancer)
Cancer Genetics (Biology of Cancer)
by Donna M. Bozzone
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Cancer Genetics demonstrates how cancer cells differ from normal cells in structure and function. It examines specific cancer-related genes, such as oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes, and discusses inherited syndromes that are associated with cancer... (read more)

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Germ Detectives (History of Germs)
Germ Detectives (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 people who discovered and studied germs. From the Father of... (read more)

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Speech Disorders (Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders)
Speech Disorders (Perspectives on Diseases & Disorders)
by Mary E. (edt) Williams
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Autism Spectrum Disorders (USA Today Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders)
Autism Spectrum Disorders (USA Today Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders)
by Ana Maria Rodriguez
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Introduces autism spectrum disorders, discusses the causes, describes treatment options, and provides information on support groups and other organizations.... (read more)

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Chlamydia
Chlamydia
by Amy Breguet
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The most commonly diagnosed STD among teens, Chlamydias etiology, symptoms and treatment are described, and advice on prevention through smart, informed decisions is offered.... (read more)

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Colon Cancer (Diseases & Disorders)
Colon Cancer (Diseases & Disorders)
by Toney Allman
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Investigating Diabetes: Real Facts for Real Lives (Investigating Diseases)
Investigating Diabetes: Real Facts for Real Lives (Investigating Diseases)
by Marylou Ambrose
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Diabetes is increasingly a very real part of life for teens and their family members. This great addition to the INVESTIGATING DISEASES series answers teens' questions about this disease. Learn the history of diabetes as well as signs and symptoms... (read more)

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