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Bulimia

Gail B. Stewart (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794313

Examines the basic concepts of bulimia through the lens of the latest scientific studies and finding. Provides tools for evaluating conflicting and ever changing ideas.

Obesity

Toney Allman (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794344

Examines the basic concepts of obesity through the lens of the latest scientific studies and finding. Provides tools for evaluating conflicting and ever changing ideas.

Junk Food

Stephen Currie (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794337

Examines the basic concepts of junk food through the lens of the latest scientific studies and finding. Provides tools for evaluating conflicting and ever changing ideas.

Drugs

K.A. Francis (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794320

Examines the basic concepts of drug abuse through the lens of the latest scientific studies and finding. Provides tools for evaluating conflicting and ever changing ideas.

Smoking

Heather Miller (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794351

Examines the basic concepts of smoking through the lens of the latest scientific studies and finding. Provides tools for evaluating conflicting and ever changing ideas.

Anorexia

Gail B. Stewart (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794306

Examines the basic concepts of anorexia through the lens of the latest scientific studies and finding. Provides tools for evaluating conflicting and ever changing ideas.

Sports Medicine Doctor

Pat Kummer (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794412

Introduces readers to the cool career of sports medicine doctor by giving a better understanding of this cool job.

Athletic Trainer

Pat Kummer (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794429

Introduces readers to the cool career of athletic training by giving a better understanding of this cool job.

Nurse

Kevin Cunningham (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602794382

Introduces readers to the cool career of nursing by giving a better understanding of this cool job.

Vaccines

Judy Alter (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793729

During the 20th century, smallpox was responsible for 500 million deaths, yet by the end of the century the disease was eradicated. How did this amazing accomplishment happen? How was the smallpox and other vaccines developed? This book explores role innovation has played in the development of these powerful disease fighters.

Emergency Care

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793798

When a medical emergency occurs, seconds often make the difference between life and death. Every day, people are saved as the results of improvements in diagnosis and care. Read this book to explore the many advancements that have occurred in emergency care and the role innovation played in their development.

Disease Control

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793774

There is a war raging that you may not be aware of, the fight to prevent the spread of diseases. Everyday health care professionals are focused on controlling the spread of disease. This book exposes students to the innovative tools and techniques healthcare professionals use to track, control, and combat the spread of dangerous diseases.

Artificial Limbs

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602793781

Everyday doctors perform artificial limb replacements that were unheard of only a few years ago. They continue to make advances that improve people's lives. Using artificial limbs as an example, this book challenges kids to think about innovation and how anything is possible.

Bioengineer

Susan H. Gray (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610800389

Bioengineers combine science and engineering to create solutions for many kinds of problems. Find out more about what it takes to succeed as a bioengineer.

Surgical Technologist

Matt Mullins (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799486

Part of the Career and Tech Education series, this book explains many aspects of the job of a Surgical Technologist, including training and skills needed.

Dental Hygienist

Barbara A. Somervill (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799479

Part of the Career and Tech Education series, this book explains many aspects of the job of a Dental Hygienist, including training and skills needed.

Epidemiologist

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624310553

A guide to what an epidemiologist does and how to become one.

From African Plant to Vaccine Preservation

Nel Yomtov (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624317651

Learn about how nature has inspired technological innovations with this book on the similarities between an African plant and preserving vaccines. Integrating both historical and scientific perspectives, this book explains how a plant inspired the invention of a new way to preserve vaccines. Readers will make connections and examine the relationship between the two concepts. Sidebars, photographs, a glossary, and a concluding chapter on important people in the field add detail and depth to this informational text on biomimicry.

Keeping Our Food and Water Safe

Karen Bledsoe (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992652

This book takes a scientific look at keeping our food and water safe. Reading Essentials in Science.

Bones

Christine Webster (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991921

This book introduces bones and the human skeleton and explains their functions, which include supporting the body, giving it shape and structure, and protecting the major organs such as the heart and lungs. Reading Essentials in Science.

Bacteria and Viruses

Michael Crumpton (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991907

Bacteria are single-celled organisms with the ability to help and harm other living things. Viruses can only reproduce in host cells, often causing infections. Reading Essentials in Science.

Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs

Alexandra Powe Allred (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991822

This book is an introduction to the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs. Reading Essentials in Science.

Brain and Nerves

Christine Webster (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622991938

This book explains what the brain and nervous system are and how they function in the human body. Reading Essentials in Science.

Bleeding, Blistering, and Purging: Health and Medicine in the 1800s

Matthew Strange (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422296950

Medicine developed into a science in the 1800s, but it was a long evolution from folk remedies and superstition to a modern understanding of how the human body works and how disease is spread. Throughout much of the century, the life expectancy of the average American was decades shorter than it is now. A lack of understanding of simple hygiene contributed to the early death of many women after childbirth, and children routinely died of common childhood diseases like measles. An incorrectly treated broken arm could kill a healthy young man, and pain, disfigurement, and epidemic disease was the fate of many Americans. Traditional herbal remedies were sometimes the best treatments available, while patent medicines often contained toxic substances, and medical procedures were often painful, disgusting, and ultimately useless. The dedicated scientists and medical researchers of the 1800s made a tremendous contribution to the health and happiness of Americans.

Women in Medicine

Kim Etingoff (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422288986

Women have made major contributions to science throughout history, including in the field of medicine. Learn about the lives of some of the most amazing women in medicine, from Rita Levi-Montalcini to Margaret Chan, as well as their exciting and important work. Discover what it takes to be a doctor. Find out about the opportunities for women in medicine. Read Women in Medicine to see if following in the footsteps of the many brilliant women who have made their mark in medicine is something you want to do.