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Cells and Human Health, Third Edition
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  • Authored by: Ingrid Schaefer Sprague
  • From the Series: Cells: The Building Blocks of Life
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  • ISBN-10: 9781646937318
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-64693-731-8
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 12/01/2021
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up


The amazing complexity of human anatomy and physiology is dependent upon its single most basic unit: the cell. Humans can attribute their overall health to homeostasis, the balance of activity within properly functioning cells. Additionally, cells are affected by the food we eat along with the microscopic entities that make us ill. 

Cells and Human Health, Third Edition covers how cells work to maintain human health and immunity as well as the history of cell discovery and the basics of cellular activity. Readers will also learn the processes of illnesses and corresponding genetics that compromise a cell's proper activity in the human being.



About the Author(s)

Ingrid Schaefer Sprague, BS, MBA, is a senior communications strategist and senior publications editor for University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio. As a medical writer and editor, she has focused her career on communications in medicine and the medical education of resident physicians. She was an editorial project leader at Cleveland Clinic; medical editor for the department of surgery, Saint Luke's Medical Center of Cleveland under Helmut Schreiber, MD, and for plastic surgeon Bahman Guyuron, MD. Sprague was the editor-in-chief of Dermatology Times and Cosmetic Surgery Times. In May 2021, Sprague earned her MBA in healthcare administration from Baldwin Wallace University. Sprague lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

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