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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 616 Purvez 2018

Olmsted, Larry

Summary: "You've seen the headlines: Parmesan cheese made from wood pulp. Lobster rolls containing no lobster at all. Extra-virgin olive oil that isn't. So many fake foods are in our supermarkets, our restaurants, and our kitchen cabinets that it's hard to know what we're eating anymore. In Real Food/Fake Food, award-winning journalist Larry Olmsted convinces us why real food matters and empowers...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 OLM

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...

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

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2020

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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

Summary: By the close of the Industrial Revolution, the American food supply was tainted--by frauds, fakes, and legions of new, untested chemicals--all threatening the health of consumers across the country. Based on the critically acclaimed book by Deborah Blum, it tells the story of crusading government chemist Harvey Washington Wiley, the man who led the pure food movement against the food...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV POI

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,...

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: North Atlantic Books 2002

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

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

Honeycutt, Zen

Summary: Unstoppable is the story of a mother who learns about the current state of our world food supply, how it affects your dinner table, and how it affects the health of everyone you love. In her book, Zen walks you through her realization of the chemicals we all feed our loved ones, their origin and effects according to top-notch scientists from around the world, and why none of this is necessary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Moms Across America Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 HON

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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Blum, Deborah

Summary: Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley set out to ensure food safety. He selected food tasters to test various food additives and preservatives, letting them know that the substances could be harmful or deadly. The tasters were recognized for their courage, and became known as the poison squad.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILEY, HARVEY WASHINGTON BLU

Ettlinger, Steve.

Summary: Like most Americans, Steve Ettlinger eats processed foods. And, like most consumers, he often reads the ingredients label-without a clue as to what most of it means. So when his young daughter asked, "Daddy, what's polysorbate 60?" he was at a loss-and determined to find out. From the phosphate mines in Idaho to the corn fields in Iowa, from gypsum mines in Oklahoma to the vanilla harvest in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hudson Street Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.308 ETT

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...

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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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2008

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

Summary: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These simple words go to the heart of food journalist Pollan's thesis. Humans used to know how to eat well, he argues, but the balanced dietary lessons that were once passed down through generations have been confused and distorted by food industry marketers, nutritional scientists, and journalists. As a result, we face today a complex culinary landscape...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2016

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV IN

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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Winter, Ruth

Summary: "A Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives is back again, in an updated sixth edition. This valuable reference gives you all the facts about the relative safety and side effects of more than 12,000 ingredients that end up in your food as a result of processing and curing, such as preservatives, food-tainting pesticides, and animal drugs. For example, drugs used to transquilize pigs may sedate...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Three Rivers Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 641.3 Winter

Fitzgerald, Randall.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 615.922 Fitzgerald

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Taking viewers deep inside a devastated landscape, this program examines physical forces directly tied to flooding in Bangladesh as well as the broader causes of such disasters, including climate change. It also explores the social, economic, and environmental impact of intense flooding through the personal accounts of people living by major rivers and on Bangladesh's char lands, areas built up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: How long will the biosphere tolerate exploitation of the oceans? Are local fishermen a doomed species? What can be done to reverse the decline of fish stocks around the planet? This program documents the environmental and socioeconomic costs of excessive fishing. The film contrasts ancient maritime practices-like those of Mauritania's Imragen fishermen and Djibouti's pearl divers and lobster...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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