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Body Systems
Body Systems

Body Systems

Covers the 14 systems of the human body and their role and functions both from an individual organ perspective and each system as a whole, as well as what occurs when systems are not functioning properly due to injury, disease, or other causes. Entries cover the development of each body system from birth to full adult growth, as well as adjustments by the body during the senior years.

Food in America
Food in America

Food in America

This book examines all facets of the modern U.S. food system, including the nation's most important food and agriculture laws, the political forces that shape modern food policy, and the food production trends directly impact the lives of the American family. Coverage includes climate change, food waste, pesticides, sustainable food, food labeling, the effects of salt and sugar on our health, food advertising and marketing, genetically modified foods, and megagrocery chains.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders
UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

Contains numerous entries on medical conditions, from avian flu to warts. Entries cover infectious diseases, injuries, genetic disorders, and others.

Medicine

Body Systems
Body Systems

Body Systems

Covers the 14 systems of the human body and their role and functions both from an individual organ perspective and each system as a whole, as well as what occurs when systems are not functioning properly due to injury, disease, or other causes. Entries cover the development of each body system from birth to full adult growth, as well as adjustments by the body during the senior years.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases
The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases

The Gale Encyclopedia of Emerging Diseases

This book is a guide to information on infectious diseases that have either lately appeared for the first time in a population or have recently rapidly increased in incidence such as Ebola, Lassa Fever, MERS, Rift Valley Fever, and Zika virus. The articles avoid medical jargon and use language that laypersons can understand while still providing authoritative, balanced information that addresses the pathogens that are causing and threaten to cause significant health crises.

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders
UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

UXL Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders

Contains numerous entries on medical conditions, from avian flu to warts. Entries cover infectious diseases, injuries, genetic disorders, and others.

Technology

Food in America
Food in America

Food in America

This book examines all facets of the modern U.S. food system, including the nation's most important food and agriculture laws, the political forces that shape modern food policy, and the food production trends directly impact the lives of the American family. Coverage includes climate change, food waste, pesticides, sustainable food, food labeling, the effects of salt and sugar on our health, food advertising and marketing, genetically modified foods, and megagrocery chains.

Business

Food in America
Food in America

Food in America

This book examines all facets of the modern U.S. food system, including the nation's most important food and agriculture laws, the political forces that shape modern food policy, and the food production trends directly impact the lives of the American family. Coverage includes climate change, food waste, pesticides, sustainable food, food labeling, the effects of salt and sugar on our health, food advertising and marketing, genetically modified foods, and megagrocery chains.