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    USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders
    Hardcover Series
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    Twenty-First Century Books

    Academic Subject: Science

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    ISBN-10: 0-7613-5880-3

    ISBN-13: 978-0-7613-5880-0

    Dewey: 600
    Reading Grade Level: 8

    Interest Grade Level: 7 - 12

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    Developed in partnership with USA TODAY, one of the most widely read newspapers in the world and the No. 1 newspaper in the United States, this engaging medical series focuses on some of today’s most newsworthy diseases and disorders. Timely topics are introduced through case studies, and colorful sidebars and graphics provide in-depth details. These books are perfect for reports and informative reading.
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    978-0-7613-5455-0
    By: Amy Farrar
    ADHD haunts children into adulthood," claimed a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The inability to focus, sit still, or complete tasks makes it very difficult for people with attent...
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    978-0-8225-8581-7
    By: Carol Sonenklar
    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 States a...
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    978-0-7613-6089-6
    By: Wendy Moragne
    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 emergency roo...
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    978-0-7613-8145-7
    By: Catherine G. Davis
    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 healthy mi...
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    978-0-8225-6786-8
    By: Carol Sonenklar
    "Anorexia, bulimia signal a troubled body and soul" cried a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. These serious eating disorders plague people of all ages, but mostly adolescent girls. ...
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    978-0-7613-6084-1
    By: Cherry Pedrick, R.N., Bruce M. Hyman, Ph. D.
    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,...
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    978-0-7613-5457-4
    By: Wendy Murphy
    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 at any a...
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    978-0-7613-5883-1
    By: Ana María Rodríguez
    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 neurological...
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    978-0-7613-5882-4
    By: Wendy Moragne
    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. The symp...
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    978-0-7613-6085-8
    By: Marlene Targ Brill
    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 p...
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    978-0-8225-7290-9
    By: Elaine Landau
    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 infected b...
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    978-0-8225-6787-5
    By: Connie Goldsmith
    "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 ...
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    978-0-7613-5881-7
    By: Connie Goldsmith
    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 and parent...
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    978-0-7613-6087-2
    By: Connie Goldsmith
    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 leukemia...
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    978-0-8225-8582-4
    By: Karin Rhines
    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 body's immune ...
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    978-0-7613-6086-5
    By: Wendy Murphy
    Two-thirds of adults and nearly one-third of children in the United States are overweight or obese. The rate of obesity in children and adolescents has reached epidemic proportions. USA TODAY, the Nat...
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    978-0-7613-5884-8
    By: Cherry Pedrick, R.N., Bruce M. Hyman, Ph. D.
    "Early intervention helps kids who need treatment," clarifies a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, in an article about obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). This neurobehavioral disor...
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    978-0-7613-5469-7
    By: Connie Goldsmith
    Each year, more than one million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer, and it affects people of all ages. Indeed, a headline from USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, says, "Milder skin cancer...
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    978-0-7613-5456-7
    By: Diane Yancey
    USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, reports that in the United States "about 19 million new [STD infections, other than AIDS] occur each year, about half in young people between ages 15 and 24." ...
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    978-0-7613-8144-0
    By: Marlene Targ Brill
    Thousands of young people are diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome (TS) each year. TS is a disorder of the neurological system, causing uncontrollable sounds or movements called tics. TS peaks "when young...
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    Awards for this Series
    Booklist Top 10 Health Series
    SSLI Book Award
    SSLI Book Award
    Science Books & Films Best Books
    Reviews in this Series
    Science Books & Films
    "Hyman and Pedrick's book is a valuable and informative resource for young adults in identifying specific disorders....This book offers a strong message of hope and mastery for those suffering from brain-based anxiety, as the brain can undo what it created." --Science Books & Films
    Science Books & Films
    "The writing is clear and the coverage of the topic of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) is comprehensive." --Science Books & Films