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Summary: The film takes a broad look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, examining the organization's history, leadership, structure, funding and relationship to veterans. The film chronicles, in depth and often in wrenching detail, the workings of this crucial but at times beleaguered American institution.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Distribution 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Herndon, Booton.

Summary: The men of the 77th Infantry Division couldn't fathom why Private Desmond T. Doss would venture into the horrors of World War II without a single weapon to defend himself. They called him a coward, but the soft--spoken medic insisted that his mission was to heal, not kill. Herndon shares the story of how Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Remnant Publications 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DOSS, DESMOND HER

Porter, Michael E.

Summary: "Health care in the United States and other nations is on a collision course with patient needs and economic reality. Rising costs, mounting quality problems, and increasing numbers of citizens without health insurance are unacceptable--and unsustainable. In Redefining Health Care, Michael E. Porter and Elizabeth Olmstead Teisberg set forth a new vision of the health care system in which every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1068 POR

Fadiman, Anne

Summary: When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents were part of a large Hmong community in Merced. The Hmong, traditionally a close-knit and fiercely people, have been less amenable to assimilation than most immigrants,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Noonday Press 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.461 FAD

Summary: A film that investigates new and controversial techniques and methods for treating PTSD but more than that, it is a look into the lives of veterans in America today. It is an authentic portrayal of veterans today in America and their bitter combat to overcome drug addiction, criminal issues, and their individual struggles with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Through investigation and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Levine, Adele.

Summary: "M*A*S*H meets Scrubs in a sharply observant, absurdly funny, inspiring, and totally unique debut memoir from a physical therapist at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the birthplace of physical therapy and the world leader in prosthetic rehabilitation for injured war veterans"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LEVINE, ADELE LEV

Summary: Residency Director Dr. Leanne Rorish leads four first-year residents through the life-or-death challenges that will change the course of their careers and lives. Rookies Christa Lorenson, Malaya Pineda, Mario Savetti and Angus Leighton dive into the chaos of Angels Memorial Hospital, hoping to learn from the best while facing some of life's worst.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS DVD / Paramount 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV COD

Faust, Timothy

Summary: Single payer healthcare is not complicated: the government pays for all care for all people. It's cheaper than our current model, and most Americans (and their doctors) already want it. So what's the deal with our current healthcare system, and why don't we have something better?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House Publishing 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 FAU

Welch, H. Gilbert

Summary: "Eat smart, exercise regularly, and get routine health screenings," the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services advises the public in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. And that is absolutely true - except for the checkup part. The American public has been sold the idea that seeking medical care is one of the most important steps to maintain wellness. However, surprisingly, medical care is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 WEL

Topol, Eric J.

Summary: "In The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol, one of the nation's top physicians, examines what he calls medicine's Gutenberg moment--much as the printing press took learning out of the hands of a priestly class, the internet is doing the same for medicine, giving us unprecedented control over our healthcare. With smartphones in hand, we are no longer beholden to an impersonal and paternalistic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 610.285 TOP

Summary: Reunite with the perplexing and prickly Dr. Gregory House as he tackles impossible cases while putting a new staff of potential team members through the medical wringer with his trademark sarcasm and irreverent bedside manner.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Moeller, Philip

Summary: "The latest installment in the successful series, Get what's yours for healthcare explains how to get the high-quality healthcare you need at a fair price"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1068 MOE

Lalli, Frank

Summary: "Inspired by his viral New York Times article, prize-winning investigative journalist Frank Lalli details how he mastered the ins and outs of health care--and how you, too, can get the best care for your money. Frank Lalli, the former editor of Money and George magazines, has devoted his career to getting to the bottom of a good story. When he was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a rare but...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Michael Moore interviews Americans who have been denied treatment by the United States health care insurance companies -- companies who sacrifice essential health services in order to maximize profits. Sheds light on the how complicated it can become for communities and individuals, and the sacrifices they have made when they are denied health care coverage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD 362.109 Sicko 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Follows the daily lives of doctors, nurses, soldiers, and others stationed at an American base during the Vietnam War.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV CHI

Parish, Herman.

Summary: When the literal-minded Amelia Bedelia helps out at her doctor's office one busy day, nothing seems to go quite right until Amelia begins to treat the impatient patients.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2002

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE PAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR Purple Parish 2002

Copies Available at Fife Lake

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

Shuster, Stef M.

Summary: "stef shuster traces the development of trans medicine since the 1950s to modern medicine to show how providers create and use scientific and medical evidence to "treat" a gender identity. But, why do medical providers have authority over gender? And, what might the consequences of how providers make decisions in trans medicine teach us about medicine in general? Using historical documents,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1086 SHU

Ross, Betsy McCaughey

Summary: "[The author] dissects the 2,572-page health law and lays out how it will affect your family's health and finances, your relationships with your doctor, and even your tax bill ... in plain English"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Pub. 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1 ROS

Blackman, Josh.

Summary: " This inside story of the legal challenge to Obamacare from a conservative constitutional lawyer involved in the movement is a brilliant mixture of legal, political, and media intrigue capped by a truly consequential Supreme Court decision"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.7302 BLA

Volkmar, Fred R.

Contents: Autism and related conditions: an overview -- Getting a diagnosis -- Raising a healthy child with an autism spectrum disorder -- Coping with common medical problems -- Handling visits to the emergency room or hospital -- Growth and nutritional issues -- Safety and your child -- Sleep and sleep problems -- Seizure disorders -- Dental care -- Sensory issues -- Common challenging behaviors -- Drug...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodbine House 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.154 Volkmar

Summary: In an ER constantly overwhelmed with critical cases, the trauma team battles the odds every day, and the new doctors-in-training must learn how to cope amid the chaos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV COD

Summary: In 2015, a fire at Bucharest's Colectiv club leaves 27 dead and 180 injured. Soon, more burn victims begin dying in hospitals from wounds that were not life-threatening. Then a doctor blows the whistle to a team of investigative journalists. One revelation leads to another as the journalists start to uncover vast health care fraud. When a new health minister is appointed, he offers...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Inspired by real events, The Indian Doctor is the award winning BBC drama that is a warm and humorous fish-out-of-water story about a dedicated doctor who moves to the UK with ambitions to work in a top London surgery, only to find himself practicing in a small Welsh village. It's now 1966, three years after Dr. Prem Sharma and his wife Kamini's arrival and in their different ways, they have...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV IND

Forman, Gayle.

Summary: While in a coma following an automobile accident that killed her parents and younger brother, seventeen-year-old Mia, a gifted cellist, weights whether to live with her grief or join her family in death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Children's Books 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION FOR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FOR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC FOR

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC FOR

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