Do People Really Have Tiny Insects Living in Their Eyelashes?: And Other Questions about the Microscopic World (Google eBook)

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Lerner Publications, Jul 1, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 40 pages
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Your mouth contains more bacteria than a dog's.
Money is covered with germs that can make you sick.
The germs in a sneeze travel only an arm's length.

You may have heard these common sayings or beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let's investigate seventeen statements about the microscopic world and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones stump even the experts! Find out whether millions of tiny creatures are living under your bed! Discover whether bacteria cause the common cold! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact?
  

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Review: Do People Really Have Tiny Insects Living in Their Eyelashes?: And Other Questions about the Microscopic World (Is That a Fact?)

User Review  - Sarahfnm - Goodreads

This book is from my classroom library. I learned some facts that I probably would have been better off not knowing...such as how many bed bugs are living in my bed and underneath it. The graphics ... Read full review

Review: Do People Really Have Tiny Insects Living in Their Eyelashes?: And Other Questions about the Microscopic World (Is That a Fact?)

User Review  - Goodreads

This book is from my classroom library. I learned some facts that I probably would have been better off not knowing...such as how many bed bugs are living in my bed and underneath it. The graphics ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Dr. Melissa Stewart is founder and Executive Director of the Organization of Patient Educators. Using her patient-centered Medagogy approach - the conceptual framework discussed in Practical Patient Literacy - she has effectively taught health care professionals how to improve their education and communication techniques.

Dr. Stewart is on the faculty at Our Lady of Lake College, and also serves as Director of Education at eQHealth Solutions, the Medicare Quality Organization for Louisiana. She received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, and completed her Masters in Education at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is a Registered Nurse and Certified Patient Educator.

In 2010, Dr. Stewart authored a resolution making health literacy a major initiative for the American Nurses Association. Dr. Stewart's patient literacy work and her UPP tool were used in a Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) pilot program administered by eQHealth. That project resulted in special recognition from the CMS for its leadership role in Care Transitions.

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