Investigating Diseases

Age Level: 14–up  Grade Level: 9–12

These high-school-level selections cover many different diseases and disorders relevant to today’s teen. Great for both research or reports, they include the most current information and research on each disease. Personal profiles of people dealing with the disease, along with discussions of both the science and social aspects of the condition are also covered.

  • High-school-level, color books contain thorough information for reports
  • Includes current information and research on each disease
  • Includes profiles of people who have contracted the disease
  • Includes social aspects and concerns regarding the disease
  • Supports the National Science Education Standards for Personal and Community Health and Life Science
  • 6 1/2" x 9 1/4"
  • 160pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs
  • Contains chapter notes, a glossary, a timeline, for more information, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2010
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Investigating Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Investigating Depression and Bipolar Disorder

Real Facts for Real Lives

Abigail Meisel
It can be hard for teens if they or their family members suffer from depression. This book gives all the answers to questions teens may have about depression and bipolar disorder. Everything from the history of these disorders to their treatment options and stories of real teens dealing with depression are covered...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3340-5
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $35.94
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Investigating Diabetes

Investigating Diabetes

Real Facts for Real Lives

Marylou Ambrose
Diabetes is increasingly a very real part of life for teens and their family members. This great addition to the INVESTIGATING DISEASES series answers teens' questions about this disease. Learn the history of diabetes as well as signs and symptoms, diagnostic tests, important prevention tips, and stories about how real teens live with diabetes...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3338-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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Investigating Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating)

Investigating Eating Disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia, and Binge Eating)

Real Facts for Real Lives

Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler
Eating disorders are on the rise, and many teens have pressing questions about them. How do you know if you have an eating disorder? Who gets them, and how are they being treated? What is the difference between bulimia, anorexia, and binge eating? Authors Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler give teens all the facts they need for life or report writing...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3339-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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Investigating Influenza and Bird Flu

Investigating Influenza and Bird Flu

Real Facts for Real Lives

Evelyn B. Kelly, PhD and Claire Wilson
You may have heard about influenza or strains of it like "bird flu" or "swine flu" in the news. But what exactly is influenza, and how do people get it? How can you tell if you have the flu or a cold? This book explains everything you need to know about the flu—including its history, treatments, and outlook for the future...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3341-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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Investigating STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)

Investigating STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)

Real Facts for Real Lives

Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler
Authors Marylou Ambrose and Veronica Deisler give teens the facts about sexually transmitted diseases. Real-life examples of how teens deal with these issues are mixed with data from scientific studies, tips on how to live with and treat STDs, and the history of STDs...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3342-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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Investigating Tuberculosis and Superbugs

Investigating Tuberculosis and Superbugs

Real Facts for Real Lives

Evelyn B. Kelly, PhD, Ian Wilker and Marylou Ambrose
Tuberculosis is a highly infectious disease that can be very hard to treat. What used to be considered a very treatable disease is now one that has become drug-resistant. Learn about tuberculosis and other diseases that have become resistant to antibiotics, such as MRSA, malaria, and influenza, in this current and informative book...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3343-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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