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Summary: A documentary on a three-day free clinic held by the organization Remote Area Medical in rural, impoverished Bristol, Tennessee.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF REM

Metzl, Jonathan

Summary: "With the rise of the Tea Party and the election of Donald Trump, many middle- and lower-income white Americans threw their support behind conservative politicians who pledged to make life great again for people like them. But as Dying of Whiteness shows, the right-wing policies that resulted from this white backlash put these voters' very health at risk--and, in the end, threaten everyone's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2019

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

Gilmer, Benjamin

Summary: "A rural physician learns that a former doctor at his clinic committed a shocking crime, leading him to uncover an undiagnosed mental health crisis in our broken prison system--a powerful true story expanding on one of the most popular This American Lifeepisodes of all time. When family physician Dr. Benjamin Gilmer began working at the Cane Creek clinic in rural North Carolina, he was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.3 GIL
1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.3 GIL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Crime Gilmer

Posthuma, Lisabeth

Summary: "Joel's new job at the video store is just what the therapist ordered. But what happens if the first true friend he's made in years finds out about What Was Wrong With Him? Seventeen-year-old Joel Teague has a new prescription from his therapist--a part-time job--the first step toward the elusive Normal life he's been so desperate to live ever since The Bad Thing happened. Lucky for Joel, ROYO...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2021

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

Paperny, Anna Mehler

Summary: "A personal story of depression, as well as a journalistic account of its role and ramifications in society today"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PAPERNY, ANNA MEHLER PAP

Summary: Each of the three programs that make up "The mysterious human heart" focuses on a different aspect of what we thought we knew, what we know now, and what we're on the verge of learning about the heart. This material is presented through the real-life dramas of people who suddenly learn that a normal, functioning heart is not something that can be taken for granted. In episode 1 we examine the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Ambrose Video 2007

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

Hossain, Anushay

Summary: Growing up in Bangladesh in the 1980s, the concept of women's healthcare hardly existed. Hossain was relieved to deliver her baby in the US. But things started to go awry from the minute she stepped in the hospital, and after thirty hours of labor Hossain ran a fever of 104 degrees, she shook and trembled uncontrollably, and the doctors finally performed an emergency C-section. Her experience...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiller Press 2021

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

Tweedy, Damon

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Black Man in a White Coat comes a powerful and urgent call to center psychiatry and mental health care into the mainstream of medicine As much as we all might wish that mental health problems, with their elusive causes and unsettling behaviors, simply did not exist, millions of people suffer from them, sometimes to an extreme extent. Many others...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2024

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Summary: Although it is a crucial aspect of modern food technology, quality control may also be the biggest challenge for any food-producing company. This program identifies quality standards that exist in various parts of the world, explores ways of measuring and monitoring quality, and looks at who is responsible for QC within a large food manufacturer. Students are introduced to HACCP and GMP systems...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Kim, Anne

Summary: "Poverty is big business in America. The federal government spends about $900 billion a year on programs that directly or disproportionately impact poor Americans, including antipoverty programs such as the earned income tax credit, Medicaid, and affordable housing vouchers and subsidies. States and local governments spend tens of billions more. Ironically, these enormous sums fuel the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 302.5 KIM

Summary: Since prehistoric times, the preservation of food has played an essential role in human survival-providing the stability and cultural traditions needed to create societies. This program looks at motivations and methods for preserving and processing food, how these take shape in various cultures, and the health considerations which present-day food suppliers and vendors must take into account....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Fong, Kevin.

Summary: Anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.02 FON

Powers, Ron

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia. From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the anti-psychiatry movement to the current landscape in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 POW

Malone, Sharon

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "A practical guide to aging and health for women who have felt ignored or marginalized by the medical profession, from a leading Ob/Gyn and expert on menopausal and post-reproductive health. The medical system today is increasingly complicated and impersonal, and unfortunately, it is not going to be less so in the future. The rules of engagement have changed in medicine, but no one has bothered...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2024

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Fleming, Candace

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: " "You are to report to Station X at Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, in four days time ... That is all you need to know." This was the terse telegram hundreds of young women throughout the British Isles received in the spring of 1941, as World War II raged. As they arrived at Station X, a sprawling mansion in a state of disrepair surrounded by Spartan-looking huts with little chimneys coughing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2024

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 920 FLE

Gong, Neil

Summary: "In 2022, Los Angeles became the US city with the largest population of unhoused people, a stark contrast with the city's luxurious hillside mansions. This book from sociologist Neil Gong traces the divide between the haves and have nots by looking to mental health treatment, a key factor in what kind of life a person can live. As Gong shows, the mental health options available to the wealthy...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2086 GON

Summary: According to current estimates, cardiovascular disease is responsible for more deaths each year than the next seven leading causes of death-combined. This program begins with a concise overview of how the heart and circulatory system function and why a healthy heart is so important to overall bodily health. Common heart- and circulatory system-related problems are then addressed, with an...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Rankin, Lauren

Summary: "Abortion has been legal for nearly fifty years in the United States, but with a new conservative majority on the Supreme Court and an emboldened opposition in the street, the threat to its existence has never been more pressing. Clinic escorts-everyday volunteers-are prepared to stand up and protect abortion access, as they have for decades, even in the face of terrorism and violence. They...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1988 RAN

Robertson, Suzanne Craig

Summary: "The fascinating story of a friendship with an inmate on death row. It was a clash of race, privilege, and circumstance when Alan Robertson first signed up to visit Cecil Johnson on Death Row and offer spiritual guidance. The minister's wife Suzanne had no intention of being involved until a fateful chance phone call. That Cecil and she eventually became such close friends-a white middle-class...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morehouse Publishing 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.66 ROB

Mueller, Anna S.

Summary: "During her junior year at Poplar Grove High School, Aria found herself sliding into a worsening depression. She had what she described as the perfect life, including fabulous vacations, her dream car, and more importantly, a big loving family, close friends, and a boyfriend she adored, but daily life had become unbearable. Though she knew how badly her suicide would hurt everyone around her,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 362.28 MUE

Summary: Marguerite Duras had already established herself as one of the major figures of postwar French literature when she launched an equally fascinating and unclassifiable career in cinema, translating her elliptical, experimental style to the screen through the unprecedented fusion of hypnotic, highly stylized imagery and radically disjunctive sound. Boldly reimagining the possibilities of dialogue,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY FOREIGN IND

Hill, Clint.

Summary: Clint Hill will forever be remembered as the lone secret service agent who jumped onto the car after President Kennedy was shot. He recounts his memories of those five days leading up to, and after, that tragic day in November 1963. Told movingly by a man who still wishes he could undo it all, this is a rare and deeply personal look at the assassination that affected the entire world and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973.922 HIL

Hill, Clint.

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling authors of Mrs. Kennedy and Me share the stories behind the five infamous, tragic days surrounding JFK's assassination--alongside revealing and iconic photographs--published in remembrance of the beloved president on the fiftieth anniversary of his death. Clint Hill will forever be remembered as the lone secret service agent who jumped onto the car after...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.922 HIL

Mazzeo, Tilar J.

Summary: "In 1944, the war had reached its climax in continental Europe. News of secret diaries kept by Italy's former Foreign Minister, Galeazzo Ciano, had permeated public consciousness. What wasn't reported, however, was how three women-a Fascist's daughter, aGerman spy, and an American socialite-risked their lives to ensure the diaries would reach the Allied forces, who would use the papers as key...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: GCP 2022

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 945.091 MAZ

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 945.091 MAZ

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