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    • original

      health reference series

      Medical Tests Sourcebook, 6th Ed.

      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.

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      Web Price: $85.00

    • original

      teen health series

      Drug Information for Teens, 5th Ed.

      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.

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      Web Price: $62.00

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      health reference series

      AIDS Sourcebook, 7th Ed.

      By: Angela L. Williams
      Library binding. 720 pages. Aug 2018.
      978-0-7808-1636-7.

      Provides consumer health information about transmission, testing, stages, and treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), with facts about prevention, related complications, and tips for living with HIV/AIDS.  Includes index, glossary of related terms, directory of resources and online access.

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      Web Price: $85.00

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      health reference series

      Stress-Related Disorders Sourcebook, 5th Ed.

      By: Angela L. Williams
      Library binding. 640 pages. Aug 2018.
      978-0-7808-1634-3.

      Provides consumer health information about types of stress and the stress response, the physical and mental health effects of stress, along with facts about treatment for stress-related disorders, and stress management techniques for adults and children. Includes index, glossary of related terms, online access and other resources.

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      Web Price: $85.00

Free Resources

  • September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    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.

    free resource button small  September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness MonthThis chapter from Cancer Sourcebook provides a wealth of information on prostate cancer, including a description of the disease, its symptoms, diagnostic tests, stages, treatment, and more.

    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

  • September Is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

    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.

    free resource button small  September Is National Childhood Obesity Awareness MonthThis selection from Diet Information for Teens, 4th Edition, provides information on weight-loss and nutrition myths.

    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