Publisher: faqs.org 2009
This health encyclopedia has been specifically written for students who are beginning to visualize that there exists a relationship between exercise, diet, and physical well being. The encyclopedia answers and explains the consequences of both unhealthy and healthy life styles and habits and teaches the causes, symptoms, and treatments of various health conditions.
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by Alison Davis - National Institutes of Health
From the table of contents: Disease... Pollution... Hunger... Global warming; Actions and Reactions; You Are What You Eat!; Cool Tools; Nature's Products; Chemistry... For a Healthier World; Chemistry Meets Medicine; What Is Chemistry?
- Genetics Home Reference
The handbook presents basic information about genetics in clear language: cells and DNA, how genes work, mutations and health, inheriting genetic conditions, genetic consultation, genetic testing, gene therapy, human genome project, genomic research.
- National Center for Health Statistics
The report on the health status of the Nation, submitted by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. It presents national trends in health statistics and includes summaries, highlights, tables, chartbooks, and appendixes.
Medical information about the body and health, diseases, diagnostic procedures, emotional and mental disorders, environment and health, drugs, medical emergencies, the skeleton, the muscles, skin, hair, and nails, the nervous system, and more.