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BOOKS

Berger, Melvin. The Artificial Heart. New York: Franklin Watts, 1987.

Bredeson, Carmen. Jonas Salk: Discoverer of the Polio Vaccine. Hillside, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 1993.

Clayton, Lawrence, Ph.D. Tranquilizers. Springfield, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 1997.

Day, Nancy. Killer Superbugs: The Story of Drug-Resistant Diseases. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2001.

De Angelis, Gina. Nicotine and Cigarettes. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 1999.

Hyde, Margaret O. Know About Tuberculosis. New York: Walker & Company, 1994.

Kehret, Peg. Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio. Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Company, 1996.

Landau, Elaine. Tuberculosis. New York: Franklin Watts, 1995.

McPherson, Stephanie Sammartino. Jonas Salk: Conquering Polio. Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publications, 2002.

Morgan, Sally. Smoking. Austin, TX: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 2002.

Murphy, Jack and Wendy Murphy. Nuclear Medicine. New York: Chelsea House, 1994.

Nardo, Don. Germs: Mysterious Microorganisms. San Diego: Lucent Books, 1991.

Pringle, Laurence. Smoking: A Risky Business. New York: Morrow Junior Books, 1996.

Roleff, Tamara L., and Mary E. Williams, eds. Tobacco and Smoking: Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1998.

Silverstein, Alvin, Virginia Silverstein, and Robert Silverstein. Tuberculosis. Hillside, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 1994.

Tocci, Salvatore. Alexander Fleming: The Man Who Discovered Penicillin. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2002.

Yancey, Diane. Tuberculosis. Brookfield, CT: Twenty-First Century Books, 2001.

WEB SITES

American Experience/A Brilliant Madness. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/nash/timeline/timeline2.html (accessed on August 9, 2002).

Fear of Polio in the 1950s. http://www.inform.umd.edu/HONR/HONR269J/.WWW/projects/sokol.html (accessed on August 9, 2002).

The 1950s: Era of the Mass Disease Campaign. http://www.unicef.org/sowc96/1950s.htm (accessed on August 9, 2002).

1950s Timeline. http://www.cdc.gov/eis/about/timeline.htm (accessed on August 9, 2002).

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