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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

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1068 POR

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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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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Emanuel, Ezekiel J.

Summary: "Health care is the largest employer in America, one of the largest perceived drains on the budget of the Federal government, a system with the capacity to bankrupt entire state economies, and one of the areas of personal expenditure that gives individual American citizens most financial anxiety. It matters like almost no other dimension of the government and private sector. Yet the system is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1 EMA

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

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

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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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, Call number: 973.922 HIL

Phelps, M. William.

Summary: "Few Americans know much more about Nathan Hale than his famous last words: 'I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.' But who was the real Nathan Hale? In this well-researched biography, M. Williams Phelps separates historical fact from long-standing myth to reveal the life of Nathan Hale, a young man who deserves to be remembered as an original American patriot."--Book...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HALE, NATHAN PHE

Steel, Danielle

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: The story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC STE

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: "The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Small Great Things returns with a powerful and provocative new novel about ordinary lives that intersect during a heart-stopping crisis. The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center a women's reproductive health services clinic its staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PIC

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PIC

Summary: Chronicles the life of a family living in rural Virginia during the Depression.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Television Series and Box Set DVDs, Call number: DVD TV WAL

Friedman, Leonard H.

Summary: 101 Careers in Healthcare Management, Second Edition continues to be the only comprehensive guide to careers in health administration, ranging from entry-level management positions to the most senior executive opportunities. The second edition has been updated throughout and includes three new chapters that will assist students and healthcare managers alike. Additional content includes a quick...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Demos Medical Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 331 FRI

Summary: Four to eight percent of American children experience bouts of major depression. Among teenage girls, that rate can be as high as sixteen percent. This program from The Doctor Is In emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to avoid potential patterns of repeated depression later in life-and to prevent substance abuse and suicide. Children suffering from depression talk about...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Ehrenreich, Barbara.

Summary: From the Publisher: A provocative new perspective on female history, the history of American medicine and psychology, and the history of child-rearing unlike any other.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.42 EHR

Lawson, Wenn

Summary: Packed with practical advice, this is the first book to address the challenges facing older people with autism. With first-hand stories and drawing on the latest research, it will help to support older adults with autism through lifestyle changes as well as physical and sensory challenges post-retirement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85882 LAW

Atinuke

Summary: Anna Hibiscus is with Grandmother and Grandfather in their village. When Anna Hibiscus goes to market one day and a boy steals a banana from her, she runs after him. It turns out that the boy is in trouble. How can Anna Hibiscus help?--Cover [page 4].

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, A Division of EDC Publishing 2017

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Summary: Millions of children in America are being diagnosed with learning disorders and depression. While many say medications such as Ritalin, Dexedrine, and Prozac are the answer, others recommend counseling, social skills training, or dietary changes. How does one distinguish between a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a kid who is just being a kid? This program offers parents,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Picoult, Jodi

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "In late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts into a center of a women's reproductive health services clinic and opens fire, taking all inside hostage. After rushing to the scene, Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator, sets up a perimeter and begins making a plan to communicate with the gunman. As his phone vibrates with incoming text messages he glances at it and, to his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PIC

Summary: Parents want their children to live happy and healthy lives. With help from the medical community this is possible. Immunizations at the appropriate points in a child's development can have lifelong benefits. This comprehensive program helps parents understand the need for vaccinations against disease, and explains how the vaccines work, and the results and reactions that may occur with each...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program examines the urgent need-not only in the U.S. but across the world-for sustainable energy; it also illustrates how new power production methods are becoming a reality. Alternative energy trendsetters are featured, including Time magazine "Hero for the Planet" Geoffrey Ballard, who explains his hydrogen fuel cell innovations. Evergreen Solar vice president Mark Farber describes his...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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