Disease Update

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

Award-winning authors Alvin and Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn have done it again. They have written fact-filled books on prevalent diseases. Readers will learn the history of these diseases as well as read about the most up-to-date research on treatments and cures. Each book features profiles on real-life sufferers and their stories—bringing each disease to life. Full-color photographs and illustrations and a modern design will entice the most reluctant reader. These books are perfect for report writing or for young readers interested in educating themselves on these current diseases.

  • Not revised editions! Completely new books!
  • Explores each specific disease using personal stories
  • Color books written by award-winning authors contain thorough disease information for reports
  • Contains current information and research
  • Includes profiles of people who have fought and who have suffered from each disease
  • Supports the Science curriculum
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 128pp. (except where noted)
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a question and answer section, a timeline, for more information and Internet addresses, a glossary, chapter notes, a further reading list, and an index
  • Spring 2006
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The ADHD Update

The ADHD Update

Understanding Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

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

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2800-5
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
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The Asthma Update

The Asthma Update

Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
Alvin and Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn clearly explain the symptoms of asthma, a disease that afflicts 20 million Americans. Read about the history of this disease, which was mistakenly treated with coffee, coastal vacations, and camel droppings! Learn all about current research on fast-acting and long-term treatments, and cures...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2482-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Depression and Bipolar Disorder Update

The Depression and Bipolar Disorder Update

Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
Clinical depression is more than just “feeling sad.” But what is clinical depression? What are the symptoms? How is it treated? Learn about the most common forms of depression—including bipolar disorder, postpartum depression, and seasonal affective disorder—and how they affect millions of people every year...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2801-2
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $33.27
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The Eating Disorders Update

The Eating Disorders Update

Understanding Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating

Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
What is an eating disorder? What are the symptoms? How are eating disorders treated? Learn about the most common eating disorders—anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder—which affect as many as 70 million people worldwide...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2802-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Sickle Cell Anemia Update

The Sickle Cell Anemia Update

Alvin Silverstein, Virginia Silverstein and Laura Silverstein Nunn
Tionne Watkins, better known as T-Boz from the popular music group TLC, has overcome adversity and pain. Having been diagnosed with sickle cell anemia when she was just eight years old, she has since excelled in her music career and as a mother...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2479-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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