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  • Volume 2 of the four-volume The Facts On File Encyclopedia of Health and Medicine presents the body systems that nourish, cleanse, and protect the body. These are the systems of cells and fluids and the structures that transport them throughout the body. Though distinct in their functions and purposes, these systems overlap and integrate with one another in inseparable ways. The Cardiovascular System Volume 2 opens with “The Cardiovascular System,” the structures and functions that carry blood throughout the body.

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  • Illness and death are important events for people everywhere. No one is spared. However, faith and medical practice not the same everywhere. How do people understand the causes of illness and death and how they deal with these events culture different from culture. It is not surprising therefore that the medical practitioners and others are becoming increas ingly aware of the need to understand the influence of the social and cultural beliefs and medical practice. Culture the usual ways of thinking and acting in a society often affect the outcome of disease, illness and even occur.

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  • The latest research shows that the foods we choose to eat—or not to eat—may increase our life span or the quality of our lives. Not a day goes by, it seems, without feature news stories about food and its impact on health. The message that we can reduce our chances of developing cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other diseases by maintaining a healthy weight, decreasing the fat and calories in our diets, eating more vitamin- and mineral-rich fruits and vegetables, and getting fit is becoming a familiar one.

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  • Readable, well organized, and easy to use, this outstanding encyclopedia signifies a timely and major advance in providing in-depth and comprehensive coverage of medical genetics for the lay reader. The two volumes include nearly 400 substantive entries on genetic diseases and conditions as well as information on basic genetics concepts such as DNA, chromosomes, genetic testing, and pedigree analysis and construction (genetic family history).

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  • As Christine Ammer notes, the underlying assumption of The Encyclopedia of Women’s Health, her classic and concise reference for women’s health, is that “every woman wants to take responsibility for her own health.” By helping us understand how our bodies work, the marvel of our bodies’ normal functions and the profound consequences of its malfunctions, and the care and treatments available to us, she helps us to take charge of our own health.

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  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer is a medical reference product designed to inform and educate readers about a wide variety of cancers, treatments, diagnostic procedures, side effects, and cancer drugs. The Gale Group believes the product to be comprehensive, but not necessarily definitive. It is intended to supplement, not replace, consultation with a physician or other health care practitioner.

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  • A two-volume set designed for allied health students, patients, and the general public. The collection of alphabetically arranged entries covers rare and well-known neurological disorders, related medications and drug classes, patient and caregiver support, as well as background articles on the brain and nervous system anatomy"--

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  • A two-volume set designed for allied health students, patients, and the general public. The collection of alphabetically arranged entries covers rare and well-known neurological disorders, related medications and drug classes, patient and caregiver support, as well as background articles on the brain and nervous system anatomy"--

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  • It is indeed an honor to write a Preface to the first Supplement to the Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy. I make this statement for two reasons. First, I continue to be more than pleased with the quality and depth of each topical entry. I thank our Contributing Editors and Topical Entry Authors from around the world. Second, I was told three years ago that the first Supplement probably would come out in 2007.

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  • With the publication of Volume III, we have reached the halfway mark in the production of the six-volume print edition of the Encyclopedia of Women and Islamic Cultures. The three remaining volumes – Volume IV (Economics, Education, Mobility, and Space), Volume V (Practices, Interpretations, and Representations), and Volume VI (Supplement and Cumulative Index) – will all be published in 2006.

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  • Funneling basic chemical, preclinical, and clinical data into a descriptive form useful to health care professionals, researchers, and educated, health-conscious consumers, Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements presents peer-reviewed, objective entries that rigorously examine the most significant scientific research. It presents evidence-based information on the major vitamin and mineral micronutrients, single herbs and botanicals, phytochemicals, and other bioactive preparations.

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  • This chapter provides a brief overview of the history of women’s health and the array of factors that have played a central role in shaping it. First, it presents a background describing gender-based disparities in health care. It then discusses the cultural context in which women have been perceived by society, their representation in the health care workforce, and the development of the medical specialty of obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN), as well as social, economic, and political forces that have shaped the medical care provided to women....

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  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health is a valuable source of information for anyone who wants to learn more about mental health, disorders, drugs and treatments. This collection of approximately 450 entries provides in-depth coverage of specific disorders recognized by the American Psychiatric Association (as well as some disorders not formally recognized as distinct disorders), diagnostic procedures and techniques, therapies, psychiatric medications, and biographies of several key people who are recognized for their important work in the field of mental health.

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  • The Encyclopedia of Diseases and Disorders provides authoritative information on a wide variety of diseases and health disorders. Although the focus in planning this collection of articles was on subjects of interest to young readers, the information provided here is valuable to users of any age. More than two hundred articles are categorized in three major areas of interest: infections, noninfectious diseases, and mental disorders.

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  • The Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health is a unique and invaluable source of information for the nursing or allied health student. This collection of over 850 entries provides in-depth coverage of specific diseases and disorders, tests and procedures, equipment and tools, body systems, nursing and allied health professions, and current health issues. This book is designed to fill a gap between health information designed for laypeople and that provided for medical professionals, which may be too complicated for the beginning student to understand.

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  • We are surrounded by a vast array of foods to eat and activities to pursue. Every day we make choices among those foods and activities based on our cultural background, knowledge, experiences, and goals. Each choice may have an impact on our overall health and quality of life. Our ancestors’ food choices were limited by what they could gather, catch, cultivate, and harvest. Physical pursuits were determined by the work that needed to be done.

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  • Project Editor Kimberley A. McGrath Editorial Deirdre S. Blanchfield, Chris Jeryan, Jacqueline Longe, Mark Springer Editorial Support Services Andrea Lopeman Indexing Services Synapse Permissions Shalice Shah-Caldwell Imaging and Multimedia Leitha Etheridge-Sims, Lezlie Light, Dave Oblender, Christine O’Brien, Robyn V. Young Product Design Michelle DiMercurio Manufacturing Wendy Blurton, Evi Seoud

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  • Webster's bibliographic and event-based timelines are comprehensive in scope, covering virtually all topics, geographic locations and people. They do so from a linguistic point of view, and in the case of this book, the focus is on "Advisor," including when used in literature (e.g. all authors that might have Advisor in their name).

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  • Webster's bibliographic and event-based timelines are comprehensive in scope, covering virtually all topics, geographic locations and people. They do so from a linguistic point of view, and in the case of this book, the focus is on "Advisor," including when used in literature (e.g. all authors that might have Advisor in their name).

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