Heart & Blood
My Blood, Your Blood Elementary – How Does Blood Work
How Blood Works
Understanding blood will help you as your doctor explains the results of your blood tests. In addition, you will learn amazing things about this incredible fluid and the cells in it! From a site about hemophilia, a condition where blood cannot clot.
How does Blood Donation Work?
According to the American Red Cross, there’s a 97% chance that someone you know will need a blood transfusion. Blood donors — especially donors with certain blood types — are always in demand.
All About the Heart
Your heart is really a muscle. It’s located a little to the left of the middle of your chest, and it’s about the size of your fist.
Chucky Gets Lucky
Chucky was on an express train to the graveyard — unless his doctors and that generous, anonymous stranger could derail it. Follow along on this story about a human heart transplant. From the Why Files.
The story of a handful of brilliant, obsessed surgeons and researchers who have pursued the target of a practical artificial heart for decades.
Virtual Cardiology Lab
The focus of this lab is on heritable diseases of the heart. You are cast here as a virtual intern to accompany a doctor examining three different patients. Each patient is examined, using more than one diagnostic tool, and at each stage, the doctor will invite you to examine the patient yourself and ask for your opinion. Free CD to order. Ask your parent or teacher.
by Wynn Kapit and Lawrence M. Elson
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