Contemporary Diseases and Disorders

These books tackle prevalent diseases and conditions that teens either deal with or hear about. The authors discuss diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of each disease, as well as new research toward faster, more effective cures. With case studies, a Q & A section, a timeline detailing the medical recognition and response to the disease or condition, chapter notes, and additional research sources, these books are excellent resources for teens looking for information for themselves, their families, or reports. (ISBN: 978-0-7660-6701-1)

  • Explores each disease or condition through personal stories
  • Discusses the nature and diagnosis of each disease
  • Examines possible cures and treatments
  • Strong resources for personal use or research
  • Fall 2015
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    What You Can Do About ADHD

    What You Can Do About ADHD

    Monique Vescia, Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
    What is ADHD and what are the symptoms? How is ADHD treated? Explore this common behavioral condition that causes problems in three main areas: inability to focus or pay attention, being overly active, and acting without thinking first...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7028-8
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    What You Can Do About Allergies

    What You Can Do About Allergies

    Sara L. Latta
    Through real-life stories, learn about the many types of allergies and their effects, including asthma, hay fever, food allergies, latex allergies, and anaphylaxis. Understand how the immune system works and how different people react to allergens...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7030-1
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    What You Can Do About Breast Cancer

    What You Can Do About Breast Cancer

    Don Rauf, Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
    Most people are aware that October goes pink for breast cancer. But what, exactly, is breast cancer? Can men get it? What causes it? What are the treatment options? What is the likelihood of surviving breast cancer? This text explains a very complex disease in a way that makes it comprehensible to everyone so that if you or someone you know is diagnosed, you're prepared for the road ahead...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7032-5
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    What You Can Do About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Repetitive Strain Injuries

    What You Can Do About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Repetitive Strain Injuries

    Philip Johansson
    Do you text, use a computer, or play video games? Then you are at risk for carpel tunnel syndrome or repetitive strain injury. What are these injuries? Who do they affect? How are they treated and how can they be prevented? This text explains a relatively new diagnosis for an old condition and gives advice on how you can avoid these all-too-common injuries...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7034-9
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    What You Can Do About Ebola

    What You Can Do About Ebola

    Edward Willett
    The recent Ebola epidemic in West Africa killed more than 10,000 people, was the largest Ebola outbreak in history, and terrified people around the world. But what, exactly, is Ebola? What are the symptoms? How is it spread? How is it treated? This text explains this disease and how the latest epidemic changed the way we look at viruses forever...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7036-3
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    What You Can Do About Food Poisoning

    What You Can Do About Food Poisoning

    Don Rauf, Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
    What causes food poisoning? Is it preventable? What is the best way to treat it? This book provides information on the symptoms, remedies, and preemptive measures that can be taken to protect yourself from foodborne diseases such as E...Read More

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    ISBN: 978-0-7660-7038-7
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