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By: Angela L. Williams Library binding. 800 pages. Sept 2018. 978-0-7808-1642-8.
Offers basic consumer health information about physical, sensory, cognitive, and learning disabilities, along with facts about assistive devices, technologies, and related services to promote independence, and guidance for families on education and employment options, legal, and financial concerns. Includes index, glossary of related terms, online access, and other resources.
Web Price: $85.00
By: Rich’s Business Information Softcover. 564 pages. Sept 2018. 978-0-7808-1668-8.
A fully-indexed directory featuring high-tech companies and key contacts in the Pacific Northwest (including Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Alberta & British Columbia).
Web Price: $169.00
By: Angela L. Williams Library binding. 760 pages. Sept 18. 978-0-7808-1640-4.
Provides basic consumer health information about endoscopic, imaging, laboratory, and other types of medical testing for disease diagnosis and monitoring, along with guidelines for screening and preventive care testing in children and adults. Includes index, glossary of related terms, online access, and other resources.
Web Price: $85.00
By: Angela L. Williams Library binding. 464 pages. Aug 2018. 978-0-7808-1638-1.
Provides consumer health information for teens about drug use, abuse, and addiction, including facts about illegal drugs and the abuse of legally available substances found in over-the-counter medications; describes drug-related health risks and treatment for addiction. Includes index, resource information and online access.
Web Price: $62.00
Prostate cancer starts in the prostate, a small gland in the male reproductive system. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men, after skin cancer. But this cancer can be treated successfully, and nearly 100% of men diagnosed today will still be alive in five years. Early detection and treatment can save lives, so routine testing is important.
Comprehensive information about the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of many different types of cancer is available in Cancer Sourcebook, 8th Edition.
Posted: September 7, 2018
National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month calls attention to the dangerously high rates of obesity in American youth. The program’s goal is to build awareness about childhood obesity and encourage action. 1 in 5 children in the United States are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.
Comprehensive information on nutrition, vitamins and minerals, the elements of food, smart eating plans, weight-related concerns, and a range of health conditions related to diet is available in Diet Information for Teens, 4th Edition.
Posted: August 27, 2018