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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

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 Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1068 POR

Gilmer, Benjamin

3 holds on 8 copies

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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2 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 New Non-fiction, Call number: 364.3 GIL

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

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

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

1 hold on 1 copy

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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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 Non-fiction, 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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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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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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Steel, Danielle

1 hold on 1 copy

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

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

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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Insel, Thomas R.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "A bold, expert, and actionable map for the re-invention of America's broken mental health care system As director of the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Thomas Insel was giving a presentation when the father of a boy with schizophrenia yelled from the back of the room, "Our house is on fire and you're telling me about the chemistry of the paint! What are you doing to put out the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Waltons 2012

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

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD WAL

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