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New York, New York, U.S.A. 2008 Library First Edition New New Library Binding HB; ONe in the series "Science Q & A." For children.

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Children's Literature - Julia Beiker
Have you ever wanted to ask how your body works and why it does things and then actually find out the answer? In the book, Health, the format leads readers through the entire body and allows them to discover the answers to many tough questions, including how smoking and drinking affect your body. What causes asthma, and how does taking the entire dosage of antibiotic keep the bacteria from growing and making someone sick again? It also talks about how our body keeps germs from entering through the eyes, ears, nose, and mouth, and why it might be a good idea not to completely remove the wax from your ears. Most teenagers and even adults go through outbreaks of acne. Inside this book, acne is broken down into how it comes to be and what can be done to stop it, including the simple use of soap and water. Many more facts and resources line the pages. The author, Celeste A. Peters, put together outstanding photographs and simple text to create an incredible reference book that can be used for all ages. Even though much of the information is basic, it still whets the appetite of any reader to take these facts and learn more. The question and answer format makes the reading easier to digest, especially when the questions are more complex, such as when the narrator is asked about autoimmune diseases. Check out the "Fast Facts" and the quiz at the back of the book. As an educator and parent, I highly recommend this book. It is part of the "Science Q & A" series. Reviewer: Julia Beiker
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590369487
  • Publisher: Weigl Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/15/2008
  • Series: Science Q&A
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


What is good health?     4
Why is it important to have a healthy diet?     6
What can exercise do for you?     8
How does hygiene affect your health?     10
What happens to your body when you sleep?     12
What is pain?     14
How does the body defend against germs?     16
How does homeostasis protect your body?     18
How does disease spread?     20
What are common childhood diseases?     22
What causes allergies and asthma?     24
What are some different types of medicines?     26
Why do diabetics need insulin?     28
What are autoimmune diseases?     30
How does heart disease develop?     32
What is cancer?     34
How do cigarettes and alcohol harm your body?     36
Why is too much sunshine dangerous to your health?     38
How do thoughts and feelings affect your health?     40
What are eating disorders?     42
Health careers     44
Young scientists at work     45
Take a health survey     46
Fast Facts     47
Glossary/Index     48
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