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Purvez, Akhtar

Summary: Dr. Akhtar Purvez offers basic information about pain and pain conditions and considers how we approach pain from cultural, biological, and medical perspectives. He discusses the latest minimally invasive, interventional approaches like nerve blocks and ablation procedures, and neuromodulation techniques like peripheral nerve, spinal cord, and brain stimulation. The uses of marijuana and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616 Purvez 2018

Summary: "Marine Corps Master Sgt. Jerry Ensminger was a devoted Marine for nearly twenty-five years... As a drill instructor he lived and breathed the 'Corps' and was responsible for indoctrinating thousands of new recruits with its motto Semper Fidelis or 'Always Faithful.' When Jerry's nine-year old daughter Janey died of a rare type of leukemia, his world collapsed. As a grief-stricken father, he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Tied to the Tracks Films, Inc. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF SEM

Bell, Christopher

Summary: Explores the use of kratom as a painkiller and possible alternative to today's opioids.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Passion River 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LEA

Agin, D. P.

Summary: Biologist Dan Agin marshals new scientific evidence to argue that the fetal environment can be just as crucial as genetic hard-wiring or even later environment in determining our intelligence and behavior. Stress during pregnancy, for example, puts children at far greater risk of anxiety disorders. Nutritional deprivation during early fetal development may elevate the risk of late onset...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.24 AGI

Ablin, Richard J.

Summary: Richard J. Ablin exposes how a discovery he made in 1970, the prostate-specific antigen, was co-opted by the pharmaceutical industry into a multi-billion-dollar business. He shows how his discovery of PSA was never meant to be used for screening prostate cancer and yet nonetheless the test was patented and eventually approved by the FDA in 1994.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.19699 ABL

Miller, Neil Z.

Summary: Overview: The Vaccine Safety Manual (new, updated 2012 edition) is the world's most complete guide to immunization risks and protection. It includes pertinent information on every major vaccine: polio, tetanus, MMR, hepatitis A, B, HPV (cervical cancer), Hib, Flu, chickenpox, shingles, rotavirus, pneumococcal, meningococcal, RSV, DTaP, anthrax, smallpox, TB, and more. All of the information,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Atlantean Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.4 MIL

Neustaedter, Randall

Summary: The Vaccine Guide gives consumers the information they need to make informed decisions about vaccination. Parents who face a multitude of vaccines for their children and adults who must decide about flu shots, vaccination for international travel, hepatitis, and booster doses, now have a guide to the complex and often confusing realm of vaccine choices.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.4 NEU

Levitt, B. Blake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: iUniverse 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.01442 LEV

Nakazawa, Donna Jackson.

Summary: Why do our bodies rebel against themselves? Why are autoimmunine disorders on the rise? What role do everyday environmental toxins play in triggering onset of these diseases? The author answers these questions with personal stories and sound scientific research and offers ways to combat the problem.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.978 NAK

Summary: "Leading experts on the science, history, politics, medicine, and potential of America's most popular recreational drug"--Provided by publisher

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Street Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615 POT

Bell Barnett, Kaitlin

Summary: "Over the last two decades, we have seen a dramatic spike in the number of young people taking psychiatric medication--but, despite a heated debate on the issue, we haven't heard directly from the "medicated kids" themselves. In Dosed, Kaitlin Bell Barnett, who was diagnosed with depression as a teenager, weaves together stories from members of this "medication generation, exploring their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8918 BAR

Offit, Paul A.

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8 OFF

Summary: "America is in the midst of the deadliest drug epidemic in US history. In 2017 alone, around 70,000 Americans died from drug overdoses, driven by a dramatic rise in the abuse of opioids like OxyContin, heroin, and fentanyl. It's a slow-motion disaster that is destroying whole communities, with no end in sight. As our nation looks for answers, take an unflinching look at the epidemic through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: A young woman's world unravels when a drug prescribed by her psychiatrist has unexpected side effects.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Si

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER SID

Dodds, Melody

Summary: Seventeen-year-old Charlotte Navarro never asked to be anyone's hero. If you're a hero, your sister isn't supposed to hate you. And you're definitely not supposed to get hooked on Gramma's painkillers. Even so, Charlotte's sister's friend Mia looks at her like she's some sort of hero. As Charlotte starts taking pills more and more, she has to question how it could hurt herself and others, even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing 2019

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Breggin, Peter Roger

Summary: Psychiatric drugs are prescribed to more than 20 million Americans. This book aims to convince us to stop taking these drugs, and to show us how to do it safely. The authors contend that after 15 minutes with a physician or psychiatrist, Americans are prescribed medications that we may take for years or a lifetime, which can do more harm than good. We're irritable, anxious, emotionally numbed,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DaCapo Life Long 2007

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Summary: Former Vice President Al Gore presents evidence that the negative effects of global warming have increased since the release of the film "An inconvenient truth" a decade earlier.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC INC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE INC

Summary: Examines the toll of opioid addiction in the U.S. on individuals, families, and communities through personal stories, including a couple who lost their son to prescription painkillers, and expert commentary.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV UND

Cavanagh, Maureen

Summary: The founder of the Magnolia New Beginnings nonprofit peer-support group shares the story of her confrontation with the opioid epidemic in the wake of her daughter's sudden and brutal battle with substance abuse.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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Macy, Beth

Summary: In this masterful work, Beth Macy takes us into an epicenter of America's twenty-plus year struggle with opioid addiction. The first to chart the tragic spread of prescription and street drugs from distressed small communities in Central Appalachia to wealthy suburbs, disparate cities, and once-idyllic farm towns, a trajectory that explains how the crisis persisted for so long and became so...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.2 MAC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.2 MAC

Cleary, Brian P.

Summary: Rhyming words and illustrations exemplify adverbs and their functions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J428.2 CLE

Carle, Eric.

Summary: A clumsy young click beetle learns to land on its feet with encouragement from various animals and a wise old beetle. An electronic chip with a built-in battery creates clicking sounds to accompany the story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 1999

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E CAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CAR

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC CAR

Scott, Raymond

Contents: This is a sound ; Alka-Seltzer effects #7 (0:42) -- Dorothea (3:49) -- Idea #35 (2:05) -- Ohio Bell mystery (0:33) -- Domino Sugar (Demo) (1:01) -- Auto-Lite effects (5:54) -- Cyclic bit #1 (0:08) -- It's a little complicated... (0:36) -- A rhythm ballet (4:44) -- The sound of money being wasted (0:17) -- Pygmy war dance (0:46) -- Cindy alternate (Pop rock) (1:31) -- Nice sound #3 (0:13) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD ELECTRONIC SCO
1 available in NEW Compact Audio Disc, Call number: SSC CD ELECTRONIC SCO

Bisaga, Adam

Summary: From a leading addiction expert, a desperately needed medical guide to understanding, treating, and finally defeating opioid use disorder.--Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2018

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