Webster's New World Medical Dictionary
Publisher: Webster's New World 2008
Number of pages: 480
If you are taking a more active role in your family’s healthcare, this Dictionary will help you understand and communicate your medical needs when it matters the most. Written by doctors and the experts at WebMD, this edition includes 8500 entries, including 500 new terms, a vitamin appendix, and a companion website to give you access to medical language.
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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?
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.
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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.
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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.