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The dangers of diet drugs

Author: Christina Gatti
Publisher: New York, NY : Lucent Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Drug education library (Lucent Press : 2017)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Young adults are faced with pressure from friends, family, and the media not to become overweight. Many struggle with self-esteem issues as a result, and someone who has trouble keeping his or her weight down may turn to dangerous diet drugs for a quick fix. Readers learn about the consequences of taking these pills through accessible text and informative graphs. A list of organizations is included where young  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gatti, Christina.
Diet drugs.
New York : Lucent Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016045064
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Gatti
ISBN: 9781534560055 153456005X
OCLC Number: 959610937
Notes: "Portions of this book originally appeared in Diet Drugs by Hal Marcovitz."
Description: 104 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Forward --
Introduction --
The Beginning of Dieting and Diet Pills --
The Introduction of Fen-Phen --
Supplements: An Overview --
The Dangers of Ephedra --
Abuse of Diet Drugs --
Notes --
Organizations to Contact --
For Further Reading --
Index --
Picture Credits --
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Series Title: Drug education library (Lucent Press : 2017)
Responsibility: by Christina Gatti.

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"Young adults are faced with pressure from friends, family, and the media not to become overweight. Many struggle with self-esteem issues as a result, and someone who has trouble keeping his or her weight down may turn to dangerous diet drugs for a quick fix. Readers learn about the consequences of taking these pills through accessible text and informative graphs. A list of organizations is included where young adults can find more information about healthy alternatives to diet drugs."--Amazon.com.

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