Health

Hereditary Blindness and Deafness: The Race for Sight and Sound

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08/08/2017

Todd T. Eckdahl

This book presents examples of hereditary blindness and deafness that illustrate the large variety of genetic diseases that affect vision and hearing. It describes seven hereditary eye diseases, three genetic syndromes that cause deafness, and four types of nonsyndromic deafness. The author explains the diagnosis of hereditary blindness and deafness in children and adults and describes the patterns of inheritance of blindness and deafness, illustrating each with family scenarios.

Down Syndrome: The Amazing Cookie

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11/27/2017

Todd T. Eckdahl

This book presents Down syndrome, which is the most common chromosomal disorder in humans, occurring at a rate of about 1 in 700 births. It describes the characteristic physical features caused by Down syndrome and the myriad of symptoms and health complications it brings, including heart defects, congenital vision and hearing loss, abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system, digestive problems, epilepsy, leukemia, an increased risk of infectious disease, dementia, and intellectual disability.

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Transition to Success: Training Students to Lead Peer Groups in Higher Education

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11/27/2017

Melinda S. Harper and Christine L. Allegretti

Using students as peer leaders, mentors, supporters, and sources of information for other students, especially first-year students, is an established practice among higher-education institutions. These student leaders are especially influential at creating a social community for first-year students. However, many student leaders in these important roles are not provided with the necessary training to develop, lead, and maintain a connected and cohesive peer group.

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Information System Research: Fundamentals of Scientific Research for the Consumer

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11/27/2017

Matthew A. Taylor

This book explores how to conduct information system (IS) research using various approaches that are grounded in proven scientific methods. It is primarily for consumers of IS research and for individuals involved in any type of academic research across various disciplines. This book is designed to enable IS researchers and consumers to make more professional and scientific decisions about evaluating, locating, reading, and critiquing the findings of scientific research. It has been shown that many IS research community lacks its own scientific theories and models.

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Nutrition, Health, and Disease: Man in the Environment

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10/15/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

The author relates his holistic view of human health within this text. Holistic health has existed for many years in China as well as India, two great Asian civilizations that continue to this day. There is advocacy for the ordinary person to take back control of their daily nutrition and their overall health. Since some of the practices of manufacturing food companies seem to produce packaged foods which are not recommended by the World Health Organization, people need filtered knowledge and wisdom, to help them make informed decisions regarding the foods they are consuming.

Nutrition, Health, and Disease: Living in Harmony

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10/15/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

The author relates his holistic view of human health within this text. Holistic health has existed for many years in China as well as India, two great Asian civilizations that continue to this day. There is advocacy for the ordinary person to take back control of their daily nutrition and their overall health. Since some of the practices of manufacturing food companies seem to produce packaged foods which are not recommended by the World Health Organization, people need filtered knowledge and wisdom, to help them make informed decisions regarding the foods they are consuming.

Nutrition, Health, and Disease: Food, Diet, and Community

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10/15/2017

Kaufui Vincent Wong

The author relates his holistic view of human health within this text. Holistic health has existed for many years in China as well as India, two great Asian civilizations that continue to this day. There is advocacy for the ordinary person to take back control of their daily nutrition and their overall health. Since some of the practices of Big Agriculture and Big Foods seem to be in contradiction to personal health, people need updated guidelines to lead them out of the quagmire that is the food market.

Elevate Your Excellence: The Mindset and Methods That Make Champions

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10/10/2017

Christina Heilman

Elevate Your Excellence: The Mindset and Methods that Make Champions is a peer-reviewed sport psychology text designed to help individuals enhance mental functioning to skyrocket performance and health. Whether you are an athlete, coach, exerciser, or just looking for ways to excel in another area of life, this book offers a clear pathway to optimize your mental game and become a champion in all walks of life.

With current research, expert advice, and actionable steps, you’ll discover how to:

• Boost motivation

• Achieve goals

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Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents: A DSM-5 Handbook for Medical and Mental Health Professionals

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09/28/2017

Gordon Teichner

Medical and mental health professionals who treat children and adolescents are frequently asked to evaluate and treat an Attention- Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This book presents information that will assist professionals in this process. The reader will learn about the causes of ADHD, how to accurately diagnose ADHD, and methods to evaluate potential coexisting disorders that often accompany this condition.

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Caused by HIV

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08/29/2017

Mary E. Miller

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS, is a disease of the immune system that is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). AIDS has caused significant loss of life with considerable social and ecoconsequences worldwide. HIV must infect a host cell in order to replicate, and once infected, the host cell is unable to function properly.

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