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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Health & Daily Living / Diseases, Illnesses & Injuries

AIDS

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

In the United States and around the world, AIDS remains a critical health issue. Statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that 1.1 million people in the United… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.97'92

Allergies

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Allergens are all around us: in the air, on our pets, and in our food. According to USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, accidental exposure to food allergens leads to fifty thousand… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.97

Alternative Medicine

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

The increasing cost of health care in the United States and disappointment with conventional, or Western, medical practices has led people to seek different, more natural ways to maintain a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 616

Anxiety Disorders

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Millions of Americans—more than 16 percent of teens and adults—live with some type of anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are a group of disorders that include panic disorder, agoraphobia… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 616.85'22

Asthma

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

More than twenty million people in the United States suffer from asthma, a disease of the lungs. In fact, asthma is the most common serious chronic disease among American children. Any person… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.2'38

Autism Spectrum Disorders

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Every year, one out of every 100 children in the United States—or six out of every 1,000 young people worldwide—is diagnosed with autism. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are a neurologically… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.85'882

Back Off, Sneezy!: A kids' guide to staying well

From the Series Start Smart ™ — Health

On a basketball. On a door handle. Even in the air you breathe! Germs are everywhere. What can you do about it? Learn ways to avoid germs, to guard against getting sick, and to keep from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: 610

Bumba Books ™ — Health Matters — eBook Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Health Matters

Set

What do baseball, broccoli, and brushing your teeth have in common? They are all important to keeping you healthy! This engaging, accessible series introduces many ways that kids can care for… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $239.94
  • Your Price: $179.96
  • 6 titles

Bumba Books ™ — Health Matters — Library Bound Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Health Matters

Set

What do baseball, broccoli, and brushing your teeth have in common? They are all important to keeping you healthy! This engaging, accessible series introduces many ways that kids can care for… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $159.90
  • Your Price: $119.93
  • 6 titles

Bumba Books ™ — Health Matters — Paperback Set

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Health Matters

Set

What do baseball, broccoli, and brushing your teeth have in common? They are all important to keeping you healthy! This engaging, accessible series introduces many ways that kids can care for… Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $53.94
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Spring 2020

Cutting-Edge Medicine

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Cutting-Edge STEM

Will we one day be able to regrow limbs? 3-D print custom dentures? Wear a contact lens to monitor our health? It sounds like science fiction, but advances like these are driving real medical… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • Dewey: 610

Depression

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Depression is a mental health disorder that affects the lives of millions. Statistics from the World Health Organization show that about 121 million people worldwide are clinically depressed… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.85'27

Diabetes

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Heart disease, hypertension, nerve damage, vision problems, liver damage…These are some of the complications of diabetes―a chronic and growing disease in which the body cannot use sugar… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.4'62

Doctors in My Community

From the Series Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™)

With engaging text and vibrant illustrations, readers can follow along as a class meets a doctor and learns what doctors do. Comprehension questions, fun facts, and critical thinking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • ATOS: 2.2
  • Dewey: 610.69/5

Ebola: Fears and Facts

Ebola is a deadly contagious disease. From 1975 to 2013, it killed about 1,500 people. But a 2014 epidemic killed more than six times that number. At first the outbreak was contained to one… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 616.9'1

Food Poisoning and Foodborne Diseases

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Tainted peanuts, deadly hamburgers, recalled tomatoes. Every year new problems erupt with the safety of the foods we eat and water we drink. Widespread recalls occur when food becomes… Read More →

  • Dewey: 615.9'54
Spring 2020

Great Medicine Fails

From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — Celebrating Failure

Explore some of history's biggest failures in medicine—from bloodletting to early remedies—and how some of those failures eventually led to success. Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 610.9

Hepatitis

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

"The silent killer." That's how a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, described hepatitis. This life-threatening liver disease can go undetected for decades because it often… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.3'623

Influenza

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

With the 2009 outbreak of the deadly H1N1 flu, popularly known as "swine flu," people across the globe crowded emergency rooms and clinics for treatment. During outbreaks, schools shut down… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.2'03

Leukemia

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

An estimated 245,225 people in the United States are currently living with leukemia or are in remission. More than forty-three thousand Americans are diagnosed with the disease each year. But… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.99'419

Leukemia: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A young girl receives injections of chemotherapy to kill the cancerous white blood cells in her body. • An eleven-year-old boy undergoes a transplant of stem cells to help his body make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 616.99'419

Lupus

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Between one and two million people in the United States are known to have lupus. But many more people may have it and not know it. Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease, which means the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 616.7'72

Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™)

Set

Who are the helpers in your community? From librarians to construction workers, young readers will meet a variety of neighborhood heroes. Each book features critical thinking and recall… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Meet a Community Helper (Early Bird Stories ™)

Set

Who are the helpers in your community? From librarians to construction workers, young readers will meet a variety of neighborhood heroes. Each book features critical thinking and recall… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $167.94
  • Your Price: $125.96
  • 6 titles