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Advances in medical technology are reshaping the practice of medicine and helping people live longer, healthier lives. The Next-Generation Medical Technology series examines all of these ideas and events. Real-world examples, fully documented quotes, and side bars add insight and interest to this fascinating subject.
Olivia Reynolds and her twin brother Liam have been best friends their whole lives. But ever since he started dating, Liam has barely had time for Olivia, making her feel powerless and alone. Blaming his string of girlfriends, Olivia does whatever she can to drive them away. Until she meets Zoey, Liam's latest fling. A call-it-like-she-sees-it kind of girl, Zoey sees right through Olivia's tricks. What starts as verbal sparring turns into surprising intimacy, and then something different builds
Sometimes trees can look healthy on the outside, but actually be dying inside. These trees fall unexpectedly during a storm." For high school senior Parker Rabinowitz, anything less than success is a failure. A dropped extracurricular, a C on a calc quiz, a non-Jewish shiksa girlfriendùone misstep, and his meticulously constructed life splinters and collapses. The countdown to HYP (Harvard, Yale, Princeton) has begun, and he will stay focused. That's why he has to keep it a secret. The pocketful
Grace Lafferty, an eighteen-year-old wing-walker, thrills crowds with barrel rolls and loop-the-loops in hopes of making enough money to get to the 1922 World Aviation Expo. When one of her maneuvers saves a pilot's life, a film studio offers Grace a chance at a coveted Hollywood contract. But after a stunt goes wrong, Grace must decide whether her life is worth risking for one final trick.
In Opioid Education, readers will examine various aspects of opioid use and treatment in the United States and the rest of the world. The use of opioids has become a crisis in our culture, as tens of thousands become addicted every year. As lawmakers debate policy changes and law enforcement, and first responders fight the battle on the ground each day, it's imperative for young people to become educated early on this crisis. Books in this series provide young readers with a greater understandin
When synthetic opioids were developed a quarter-century ago, many physicians believed the drugs would help alleviate the pain caused by severe injuries and debilitating diseases. But while the drugs do deaden pain, they can lead to devastating addiction as well as death through overdose. Meanwhile, the natural opioid heroin continues to be a much-abused illegal drug that threatens the lives of its users.
A comprehensive guide for using the Orca Footprints, a nonfiction series for middle readers, in the classroom. The guide focuses on three learning clusters: Our Earth, Our Work and Our Global Community.
The Huntresses of Artemis must obey two rules: never disobey the goddess, and never fall in love. After being rescued from a disturbing life as a priestess for the Oracle of Delphi, Kahina is glad to be a part of the Hunt. But when Kahina encounters the legendary warrior Atalanta on a routine mission, a dangerous line is crossed and both girls learn that their actions have consequences.
Pet Library, focusing on the most popular family pets, begins with a look at the history of the species and takes readers through a journey for greater understanding of each animal. Each book will detail the various breeds and their original habitats, body language, intelligence level, instinctive behaviours, means of communication, and history of domestication. With stunning color photos on every page, readers will thoroughly enjoy reading about their favourite four-legged, winged, or finned fa