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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

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.109 DVD Sicko 2007

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

Summary: In sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS is not only a vast humanitarian tragedy, but also a dire threat to regional stability. This Wide Angle documentary explores the role of Angola's military, the only functioning arm of the state, in a nationwide effort to combat the AIDS pandemic. The program identifies what may be the only benefit of Angola's long civil war-specifically, one of the lowest HIV...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Goldhill, David.

Summary: "A visionary and completely original investigation that will change the way we think about health care: how and why it is failing, why expanding insurance coverage will only make things worse, and how it can be transformed into a transparent, affordable,successful system. In 2007, David Goldhill's father died from a series of infections acquired in a well-regarded New York hospital. The bill...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 GOL

Sowell, Thomas

Contents: Politics versus economics -- Free and unfree labor -- The economics of medical care -- The economics of housing -- Risky business -- The economics of discrimination -- The economic development of nations.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2004

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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1068 POR

Suarez, Daniel

Summary: Matthew Sobol era un legendario diseñador de juegos de ordenador. Su prematura muerte deja desconsolados a miles de aficionados en todo el mundo. Pero esa muerte, además, pone en acción a un daemon, un programa cibernético autónomo, que inicia una cadena de acontecimientos que amenazan con acabar con el mundo interconectado que nos rodea. Ahora Sobol se ha ido a la tumba con sus secretos, y...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Umbriel 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.3 FICTION SUA

Moeller, Philip

Summary: "A coauthor of the New York Times bestselling guide to Social Security Get What's Yours authors an essential companion to explain Medicare, the nation's other major benefit for older Americans. Learn how to maximize your health coverage and save money. Social Security provides the bulk of most retirees' income and Medicare guarantees them affordable health insurance. But few people know what...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 368 MOE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 368 MOE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 368 MOE

Barry, Patricia

Summary: "Get tips on navigating the Medicare maze, determine the best time to enroll--and how, save money by avoiding costly mistakes"--Cover.

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Publisher / Publication Date: For Dummies, a Wiley Brand 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 368 BAR

Summary: "Shadows of Liberty reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups, and corporate control. Filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay takes a journey through the darker corridors of the US media, where global conglomerates call the shots. For decades, their overwhelming influence has distorted news journalism and compromised its values.Tracing the story of media...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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