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Moss, Michael

11 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Everyone knows how hard it can be to maintain a healthy diet. But what if some of the decisions we make about what to eat are beyond our control? Is it possible that processed food is addictive, like drugs or alcohol? Motivated by these questions, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Michael Moss began searching for answers, to find the true peril in our food. In Hooked, Moss explores...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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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

Firstenberg, Arthur

Summary: "The story of the invention and use of electricity has often been told before, but never from an environmental point of view. The assumption of safety, and the conviction that electricity has nothing to do with life, are by now so entrenched in the human psyche that new research, and testimony by those who are being injured, are not enough to change the course that society has set. Two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2020

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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

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

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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

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

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2008

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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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Park Street Press 2010

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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

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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

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

Cowan, Thomas Dale

Summary: "One Doctor's Surprising Answer to the Epidemic of Autoimmunity and Chronic Disease; Over the past fifty years, rates of autoimmunity and chronic disease have exploded: currently 1 in 2.5 American children has an allergy, 1 in 11 has asthma, 1 in 13 has severe food allergies, and 1 in 36 has autism. While some attribute this rise to increased awareness and diagnosis, Thomas Cowan, MD, argues...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2018

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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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616 Purvez 2018

Taubes, Gary.

Summary: Not another diet book: After seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, science writer Taubes shows that almost everything we believe about a healthy diet is wrong. We are taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more--yet we see unprecedented epidemics of obesity and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Knopf 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 TAU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: 613.2 Tau

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.263 Taubes

Taubes, Gary

Summary: "From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening expose that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 TAU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 TAU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.2 TAU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.2 Taubes 2016

DesMaisons, Kathleen.

Contents: Is your child sugar sensitive? -- It's not your fault, there is a solution -- Step one: breakfast -- Step two: making connections -- Step three: snacks and drinks -- Step four: lunch and dinner -- Step five: browning your family -- Step six: taking out the sugar -- Managing holidays and other special occasions -- Refining the program for special needs -- Life after sugar -- Recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.55 DES

Morgan, Ted

Summary: "Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ted Morgan has now written a definitive account of the fateful battle that ended French rule in Indochina - and led inexorably to America's Vietnam War. Dien Bien Phu was a remote valley on the border of Laos along a simple rural trade route. But it would also be where a great European power fell to an underestimated insurgent army and lost control of a crucial...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.704 MOR

Gray, John

Summary: Describes how men and women have different body chemistries, and suggests ways to achieve greater health by using diet and exercise to gain the greatest advantage from the body's natural hormones.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Audio Renaissance 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 613 GRA

Pinnock, Dale

Contents: Ingredients -- Recipes -- Conditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.563 PIN

Mathews Larson, Joan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.86 MAT

Summary: We may not recognize the plants and animals our children eat. But the real issue is whether the power of the gene will be wisely used, or will it be diverted to the personal ends of those seeking financial profit or political power? Biotechnology is all that stands between a burgeoning world population and starvation. Already, ordinary milking cows are a disappearing species, plants are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Hogan, Michelle

Summary: Following her firsthand success with the keto diet, author Michelle Hogan shares her knowledge in Keto in 28. This comprehensive, easy-to-follow guide shows you how to make lasting changes--with big results--over the course of 28 days. Learn how to transition, and commit, to a keto lifestyle, with: a practical 28-day meal plan that cuts carbs, curbs sugar cravings, and encourages creative ways...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sonoma Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.2 HOG

Summary: Close to the Russian border, far removed from Mongolia's polluted and overcrowded capital city of Ulaanbaatar, an ancient herding culture fights to maintain its identity-and its survival. This program examines the nomadic communities of the Mongolian plains and their resistance to change, despite growing pressure on many herders to modernize and migrate to urban areas. Viewers meet some who...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Among the most utilized waterways in the world, the Yangtze River is also one of the most volatile. This program sheds light on humanity's battle to tame and profit from the river-specifically, a project initiated by Chiang Kai-shek in the 1930s. The program also studies corresponding ecological problems. Viewers are introduced to the Three Gorges Dam, a concrete mega-structure visible from...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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