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  • Human Body Experiments

    Human Body Experiments

    Provides students and teachers with the tools they need to explore various human body experiments. Topics covered include bone anatomy, stomach structure, respiratory analysis, how kidneys work, and blood flow.

  • Human Body from A to Z

    Human Body from A to Z

    Features a comprehensive source about the human organism, how it works, and what can go wrong and provides authoritative information on all the elements, large and small, that make up the human body.

  • Rourkes World of Science Encyclopedia, Vol. 1

    Rourkes World of Science Encyclopedia, Vol. 1

    Teaches the essential concepts for elementary school science instruction. Topics include the basic objects in the sky, life-cycles, and properties of earth materials to the more advanced, structures of living systems, forces and motion and science technology. This volume covers human life.

  • Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3

    Human Diseases and Conditions, ed. 3

    Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.

  • Alcoholism Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Alcoholism Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Provides updated information about alcohol use, abuse, and dependence. Physical alcohol-related effects on the brain, liver, pancreas, heart, lungs, nerves, and kidneys are described, and mental health issues that often accompany alcohol problems are discussed.

  • Arthritis Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Arthritis Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Provides updated information about diagnosing, treating, and managing degenerative, inflammatory, and other specific forms of arthritis.

  • Asthma Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Asthma Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Provides basic consumer information about the different types of asthma and how they are diagnosed and treated.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Reference Handbook

    Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Reference Handbook

    Provides an overview of the current scientific understanding of autism spectrum disorders, as well as a cultural and historical perspective on the controversies that plague the field.

  • Brain Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Brain Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Provides information about brain function, neurological emergencies such as a brain attack (stroke) or seizure, and symptoms of brain disorders.

  • Cancer Sourcebook for Women, ed. 5

    Cancer Sourcebook for Women, ed. 5

    This book provides updated information about breast cancer, gynecological cancers and other cancers of special concern to women, including cancers of the female reproductive organs and cancers responsible for the highest number of deaths in women. It covers cancer risks, methods used to diagnose and treat cancer, cancer survivorship, and suggestions for coping with side effects of treatment, and includes a directory of resources, an

  • Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6

    Cardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 6

    Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the heart and blood vessels, along with prevention strategies and concerns specific to men, women, children, and minority populations.

  • Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Provides up-to-date information about common disorders that affect the physical, mental, and developmental health of school-age children.

  • Club and Prescription Drug Abuse

    Club and Prescription Drug Abuse

    This title examines how inhalants and club, prescription, and over-the-counter (OTC) drugs affect individuals and society, investigates how people are working to put an end to drug abuse, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

  • Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Provides basic consumer health information about caring for the mouth and teeth, including dental hygiene and routine care guidelines, flouride treatments, tooth whitening, root canals, extractions, implants, veneers, dentures, orthondontic and orofacial procedures, and diseases and conditions that affect oral health.

  • Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior

    Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior

    This 3-volume set is written for readers at grade 7 and higher and covers addictions, causes, and treatments of particular importance to adolescents. Articles on the nature of addiction and its roots include advertising, genetics, families, and personal problems.

  • Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 3

    Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 3

    Offers people with disabilities and their caregivers basic information about birth defects, hearing and vision loss, speech disorders, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, and other types of impairment caused by chronic illness, injury, and trauma.

  • Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 2

    Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 2

    Offers people with disabilities and their caregivers basic information about birth defects, hearing and vision loss, speech disorders, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, and other types of impairment caused by chronic illness, injury, and trauma.

  • Drug Information for Teens, ed. 4: Health Tips about the Physical and Mental Effects of Substance Abuse

    Drug Information for Teens, ed. 4: Health Tips about the Physical and Mental Effects of Substance Abuse

    Provides facts about drug use, abuse, and addiction. It describes the physical and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, inhalants, ecstasy, and many other drugs and chemicals that are often abused.

  • Environmental Health Sourcebook, ed. 3

    Environmental Health Sourcebook, ed. 3

    Provides basic consumer health information about the health effects of environmental hazards and diseases linked to environmental causes, with facts about the impact on specific populations.

  • Epidemiology: The Fight Against Ebola & Other Diseases

    Epidemiology: The Fight Against Ebola & Other Diseases

    This title presents the history of epidemiology. Text details how early studies of the spread of disease led to vaccines and medications that can halt pandemics. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible. A case study on the current Ebola outbreak is also included.

  • Family Health from A to Z

    Family Health from A to Z

    Provides authoritative information on a wide variety of health care topics that affect individuals on a daily basis. The topics range from Adolescence to Cancer, Nutrition, and Sports Medicine.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Dermatology

    This collection provides a comprehensive guide and unique source of information on skin, hair, nails, and associated mucous membrane diseases and conditions. It provides in-depth coverage of various issues related to dermatological diagnoses and procedures, encompassing information on treatment options, including medications.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders, ed. 4

    Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, ed. 3

    This resource covers the entire spectrum of psychology, including: notable people, theories and terms; landmark case studies and experiments; applications of psychology in advertising, medicine and sports; and career information.

  • Internet Addiction

    Internet Addiction

    This title examines how Internet addiction affects individuals and society, investigates how people are working to adapt to a digital future, and analyzes the controversies and conflicting viewpoints surrounding the issue.

  • Meningitis

    Meningitis

    Explores meningitis in detail, covering symptoms, theories on a possible cause, methods of diagnosis, and treatment options.

  • Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes

    Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes

    This guide is written primarily for people with type 2 diabetes, but also includes coverage of type 1. Topics include: symptoms, monitoring, medications, treatment, support, and exercise. It emphasizes the importance of taking on a positive approach to a type 2 diabetes, and includes advice on meal planning, various diets, and goals for diabetes control and weight management.

  • Parasitic Diseases

    Parasitic Diseases

    Explores parasitic diseases in detail, covering various types (Protozoan, Helminth, Ectoparasites), causes, symptoms, and prevention.

  • Parkinsons Disease

    Parkinsons Disease

    Explores Parkinson's disease in detail, covering causes and effects, treatments, and medical advances.

  • Sports Injuries

    Sports Injuries

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for sports injuries.

  • Stress-Related Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Stress-Related Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Provides current information about the origins and types of stress and describes physical and mental health disorders that may develop during and after stressful situations.

  • Understanding Depression

    Understanding Depression

    This book provides a complete overview of depression that describes the historical background of clinical depression, the various types of mood disorders, and their impact on the health and well-being of people and society.

  • West Nile Virus

    West Nile Virus

    Explores the West Nile virus in detail, covering its diagnosis, treatments and therapies, and medical advances.

  • Acupuncture for Pain Management

    Acupuncture for Pain Management

    This book is intended as the premier resource for learning the fundamentals of the art of medical acupuncture, the perfect synthesis of Western and Chinese medicine.

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Provides current information for people considering these therapies for general well-being or specific health conditions.

  • Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Dental Care and Oral Health Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Provides basic consumer health information about caring for the mouth and teeth, including dental hygiene and routine care guidelines, flouride treatments, tooth whitening, root canals, extractions, implants, veneers, dentures, orthondontic and orofacial procedures, and diseases and conditions that affect oral health.

  • First Aid Manual, ed. 5

    First Aid Manual, ed. 5

    This reference covers more than 100 different conditions, from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness, and explains what to do with step-by-step photographic sequences.

  • Medical Tests Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Medical Tests Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Provides basic consumer health information about laboratory, imaging, and other types of medical testing for disease screening, diagnosis, and monitoring, along with information and guidelines for preventive care testing in children and adults.

  • Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes

    Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes

    This guide is written primarily for people with type 2 diabetes, but also includes coverage of type 1. Topics include: symptoms, monitoring, medications, treatment, support, and exercise. It emphasizes the importance of taking on a positive approach to a type 2 diabetes, and includes advice on meal planning, various diets, and goals for diabetes control and weight management.

  • Sports Injuries

    Sports Injuries

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for sports injuries.

  • Aging: Modern Theories and Therapies, Rev. ed.

    Aging: Modern Theories and Therapies, Rev. ed.

    Describes the field of gerontology and the many theories that scientists have developed over the years to explain the age-related changes that occur in nearly all animals.

  • Cancer Sourcebook for Women, ed. 5

    Cancer Sourcebook for Women, ed. 5

    This book provides updated information about breast cancer, gynecological cancers and other cancers of special concern to women, including cancers of the female reproductive organs and cancers responsible for the highest number of deaths in women. It covers cancer risks, methods used to diagnose and treat cancer, cancer survivorship, and suggestions for coping with side effects of treatment, and includes a directory of resources, an

  • Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Childhood Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Provides up-to-date information about common disorders that affect the physical, mental, and developmental health of school-age children.

  • Drug Information for Teens, ed. 4: Health Tips about the Physical and Mental Effects of Substance Abuse

    Drug Information for Teens, ed. 4: Health Tips about the Physical and Mental Effects of Substance Abuse

    Provides facts about drug use, abuse, and addiction. It describes the physical and psychological effects of alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, inhalants, ecstasy, and many other drugs and chemicals that are often abused.

  • Family Health from A to Z

    Family Health from A to Z

    Provides authoritative information on a wide variety of health care topics that affect individuals on a daily basis. The topics range from Adolescence to Cancer, Nutrition, and Sports Medicine.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Childrens Health, ed. 3: Infancy through Adolescence

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Childrens Health, ed. 3: Infancy through Adolescence

    Provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical, cognitive and behavioral development. Covers every major body system. There is a distinct emphasis on health issues affecting children under the age of four.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Pregnancy and Childbirth

    This encyclopedia is a source for medical information that covers common and rare disease and medical conditions, immunizations and drugs, procedures, and developmental issues related to pregnancy and childbirth. It particularly addresses women's concerns about their health and their children's health from before birth through age 18.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health, ed. 2: A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health, ed. 2: A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers

    Covers various issues related to one's aging body, how diseases affect it, and treatment options, including medications, for said diseases for this population. Also includes topics specific to the aging population, but beyond descriptions of medical diagnoses.

  • The Rough Guide to Mens Health

    The Rough Guide to Mens Health

    Takes a look at the health and well-being of men and offers health advice. Learn how to improve performance with life coach strategies, how to identify the causes of health problems with key features on the back and gut, the best investments to consider in the fight for fitness, and those myths about health that can be safely ignored.

  • Acupuncture for Pain Management

    Acupuncture for Pain Management

    This book is intended as the premier resource for learning the fundamentals of the art of medical acupuncture, the perfect synthesis of Western and Chinese medicine.

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Provides current information for people considering these therapies for general well-being or specific health conditions.

  • Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism

    Cultural Encyclopedia of Vegetarianism

    Explores the historical and cultural significance of vegetarianism in the United States and beyond.

  • Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Diet and Nutrition Sourcebook, ed. 5

    Provides up-to-date guidance on nutrition and health and details how children, seniors, vegetarians, athletes, and others can benefit from good nutrition.

  • Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 2

    Disabilities Sourcebook, ed. 2

    Offers people with disabilities and their caregivers basic information about birth defects, hearing and vision loss, speech disorders, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, and other types of impairment caused by chronic illness, injury, and trauma.

  • Family Health from A to Z

    Family Health from A to Z

    Provides authoritative information on a wide variety of health care topics that affect individuals on a daily basis. The topics range from Adolescence to Cancer, Nutrition, and Sports Medicine.

  • Fast Food and Junk Food: An Encyclopedia of What We Love to Eat

    Fast Food and Junk Food: An Encyclopedia of What We Love to Eat

    Examines the incredible power of junk food and fast food showing how nostalgic we are about them, the influence of the companies that manufacture or sell them, and their alarming affect on our country's state of health.

  • First Aid Manual, ed. 5

    First Aid Manual, ed. 5

    This reference covers more than 100 different conditions, from splinters and sprained ankles to strokes and unconsciousness, and explains what to do with step-by-step photographic sequences.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Nutrition and Food Labels

    This guide provides a unique source of information on food, nutrition, food labels, and associated legislation, organizations, and diseases and conditions. Coverage includes various topics related to nutrition and food labels.

  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health, ed. 2: A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers

    The Gale Encyclopedia of Senior Health, ed. 2: A Guide for Seniors and Their Caregivers

    Covers various issues related to one's aging body, how diseases affect it, and treatment options, including medications, for said diseases for this population. Also includes topics specific to the aging population, but beyond descriptions of medical diagnoses.

  • High Intensity Interval Training for Women

    High Intensity Interval Training for Women

    This guide explains the correct way to perform more than 80 HIIT exercises. These techniques cover major muscle groups with special emphasis on the core and lower body, where women often look for results first.

  • Nutrition and Fitness

    Nutrition and Fitness

    Provides detailed information on a variety of topics that fall into the following subject areas: body; diet and nutrition; human behavior; illness, injury, and disorders; and prevention and cure.

  • Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes

    Overcoming Type 2 Diabetes

    This guide is written primarily for people with type 2 diabetes, but also includes coverage of type 1. Topics include: symptoms, monitoring, medications, treatment, support, and exercise. It emphasizes the importance of taking on a positive approach to a type 2 diabetes, and includes advice on meal planning, various diets, and goals for diabetes control and weight management.

  • The Rough Guide to Mens Health

    The Rough Guide to Mens Health

    Takes a look at the health and well-being of men and offers health advice. Learn how to improve performance with life coach strategies, how to identify the causes of health problems with key features on the back and gut, the best investments to consider in the fight for fitness, and those myths about health that can be safely ignored.

  • Sports Injuries

    Sports Injuries

    Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for sports injuries.

  • Stress-Related Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Stress-Related Disorders Sourcebook, ed. 4

    Provides current information about the origins and types of stress and describes physical and mental health disorders that may develop during and after stressful situations.

  • Vegan Diets

    Vegan Diets

    Examines the most current scientific studies and provides in-depth information on the nutritional health issues of vegan diets.