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The truth about illness and disease

Author: Robert N Golden; Fred Peterson
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2010.
Series: Truth about series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illness and disease may be caused by bacteria or viruses, or may be due to genetic or environmental factors. Increasingly, young Americans battle disease every day. With 66 percent of Americans overweight and 51 percent of American children overweight, diseases such as hypertension, heart disease, and diabetes are more common than ever before.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Truth about illness and disease.
New York : Facts On File, ©2010
(DLC) 2009000597
(OCoLC)290485650
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert N Golden; Fred Peterson
ISBN: 9781438126371 1438126379
OCLC Number: 592756190
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 222 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: ADHD (attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) --
AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) --
Alcoholism --
Allergies --
Alzheimer's disease and dementia --
Anemia --
Anxiety and mood disorders --
Arthritis --
Asthma --
Cancer --
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) --
Cerebral palsy --
Chicken pox --
Chronic disease --
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) --
Diabetes mellitus (DM) --
Eating disorders --
Epidemics and pandemics --
Eye disorders --
Genetic disorders --
Heart disease --
Hepatitis --
Immunization --
Infections, bacterial and viral --
Influenza --
Leukemia --
Lyme disease --
Measels --
Migraine headache --
Mononucleosis, infectious --
Multiple sclerosis --
Obesity --
Parkinson's disease --
Scoliosis --
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) --
Skin disorders --
Strep infections --
Treatment.
Series Title: Truth about series.
Responsibility: Robert N. Golden, Fred L. Peterson, general editors ; Carla Weiland with Karen Weiland.

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