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      teen health series

      Mental Health Information for Teens, 5th Ed.

      By: Siva Ganesh Maharaja
      Library binding. 448 pages. Aug 2017.
      978-0-7808-1573-5.

      Provides consumer health information about the causes, warning signs, and symptoms of mental health disorders, along with facts about treatment approaches and tips for teens on coping with stress, building self-esteem, and maintaining mental wellness.

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      Web Price: $62.00

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      health reference series

      Pain Sourcebook, 5th Ed.

      By: Siva Ganesh Maharaja
      Library binding. 776 pages. Aug 2017.
      978-0-7808-1571-1.

      Consumer health information about the causes and management of various types of acute and chronic pain, along with prevention strategies and coping tips.  Includes index, glossary of related terms, other resources and online access.

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      Web Price: $85.00

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      teen health series

      Alcohol Information for Teens, 4th Ed.

      By: Keith Jones
      Library binding. 368 pages. Aug 2017.
      978-0-7808-1563-6.

      Provides basic consumer health information for teens on effects of alcohol use on adolescents, treatment of addictions, and alcoholism in families.  Includes index, resource information and recommendations for further reading.

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      Web Price: $62.00

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      health reference series

      Surgery Sourcebook, 4th Ed.

      By: Keith Jones
      Library binding. 768 pages. July 2017.
      978-0-7808-1565-0.

      Provides basic consumer health information about common surgical procedures, potential risks and complications, pain control options, and recovery issues. Recent advances in surgery are also discussed. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

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      Web Price: $85.00

Free Resources

  • July Is National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness Month

    Each year in the United States, thousands of infants, children, teens, and adults suffer from cleft and craniofacial conditions. Some are born with congenital anomalies like cleft lip and palate, others with more complex, life-threatening craniofacial conditions.

    free resource button small  July Is National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness MonthDealing with a congenital condition can be very difficult, especially for new parents. Helpful information is provided in these two sections from Genetic Disorders Sourcebook: “When Your Baby Has a Birth Defect” and “Tips for Parenting a Child with a Disability.”

    Comprehensive information about the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of congenital conditions is available in Genetic Disorders Sourcebook, 6th Edition.

    Posted: July 10, 2017

  • June Is Men’s Health Month

    The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. According to Dr. David Gremillion of the Men’s Health Network, “There is a silent health crisis in America. … It’s that fact that, on average, American men live sicker and die younger than American women.” This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to make their health a priority: to exercise regularly; to eat healthy; and to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury.

    free resource button small  June Is Men’s Health MonthThis selection from Men’s Health Concerns Sourcebook, 5th Edition, provides information on two related topics: Preventing Heart Disease at Any Age and Heart Healthy Eating.

    Comprehensive information about the issues in men’s health, including facts on gender-specific health differences, leading causes of death in men, reproductive and sexual concerns, genetic disorders, mental health concerns, and alcohol and drug abuse is available in Men’s Health Concerns Sourcebook, 5th Edition.

    Posted: June 12, 2017