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Everything readers ever wanted to know about deadly viruses, killer parasites, flesh-eating microbes, and other lifethreatening beasties but were afraid to ask What disease, known as "the White Death" has killed 2 billion people, and counting? What fatal disease lurks undetected in air conditioners and shower heads, waiting to become airborne? How lethal is the Ebola virus, and will there ever be a cure for it? How do you catch ...
Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It
Why a return to sound money is our only hope for a true recovery and a healthy global economy Few topics are as misunderstood today as the subject of money. Since the U.S. abandoned a gold-linked dollar more than four decades ago, the world's governments have slid into a dangerous ignorance of the fundamental monetary principles that guided the world's most successful economies for centuries. Today's wrong-headed monetary policies are now ...
Emotional Bullshit: The Hidden Plague that Is Threatening to Destroy Your Relationships-and How to Stop It
Carl Alasko Ph. D.
In this breakthrough book Dr. Carl Alasko takes apart the emotional stealth disease that destroys trust and happiness in every area of life: dating, marriage, parenting, friendship and work. Nothing is exempt from this hidden plague, including your financial security. This stealth disease is actually made up of three common psychological dynamics: the Toxic Trio of Denial , Delusion and Blame . E motional B ull s hit emerges when we ...
The Rise of the Fourth Reich: The Secret Societies That Threaten to Take Over America
William Morrow Paperbacks
Throw out everything you think you know about history. Close the approved textbooks, turn off the corporate mass media, and whatever you do, don't believe anything you hear from the government. The Rise of the Fourth Reich reveals the truth about American power. In this explosive exposé, the legendary Jim Marrs explores the frighteningly real possibility that today, in the United States, an insidious ideology thought to have been vanquished ...
Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All
Paul A. Offit M.D.
In 2010, California suffered the largest and deadliest outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough,” in more than fifty years. This tragedy was avoidable. An effective vaccine has been available since the 1940s. In recent years other diseases, like measles and mumps, have also made a comeback. The reason for these epidemics can be traced to a group whose vocal proponents insist, despite evidence to the contrary, that vaccines are ...
Vaccine Epidemic: How Corporate Greed, Biased Science, and Coercive Government Threaten Our Human Rights, Our ...
Public health officials state that vaccines are safe and effective, but the truth is far more complicated. Vaccination is a serious medical intervention that always carries the potential to injure and cause death as well as to prevent disease. Coercive vaccination policies deprive people of free and informed consent—the hallmark of ethical medicine. Americans are increasingly concerned about vaccine safety and the right to make individual, ...
Doubt is Their Product: How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health
Oxford University Press
"Doubt is our product," a cigarette executive once observed, "since it is the best means of competing with the 'body of fact' that exists in the minds of the general public. It is also the means of establishing a controversy." In this eye-opening expose, David Michaels reveals how the tobacco industry's duplicitous tactics spawned a multimillion dollar industry that is dismantling public health safeguards. Product defense consultants, he ...
50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America's Public Schools: The Real Crisis in Education
David C. Berliner
Gene V Glass
Teachers College Press
This book is guaranteed to spark lively debates and critical thinking in any classroom! Two of the most respected voices in education identify 50 myths and lies that threaten America's public schools. Berliner and Glass argue that many citizens' conception of K-12 public education in the United States is more myth than reality. Warped opinions about our nation's public schools include: they are inferior to private schools; they are among the ...
Reality Check: How Science Deniers Threaten Our Future
Donald R. Prothero
Indiana University Press
The battles over evolution, climate change, childhood vaccinations, and the causes of AIDS, alternative medicine, oil shortages, population growth, and the place of science in our country—all are reaching a fevered pitch. Many people and institutions have exerted enormous efforts to misrepresent or flatly deny demonstrable scientific reality to protect their nonscientific ideology, their power, or their bottom line. To shed light on this ...
Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy
Raghuram G. Rajan
Princeton University Press
Raghuram Rajan was one of the few economists who warned of the global financial crisis before it hit. Now, as the world struggles to recover, it's tempting to blame what happened on just a few greedy bankers who took irrational risks and left the rest of us to foot the bill. In Fault Lines , Rajan argues that serious flaws in the economy are also to blame, and warns that a potentially more devastating crisis awaits us if they aren't fixed. ...
Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future
Climate change, the energy crisis, nuclear proliferation—many of the most urgent problems of the twenty-first century require scientific solutions, yet America is paying less and less attention to scientists. For every five hours of cable news, less than one minute is devoted to science, and the number of newspapers with science sections has shrunk from ninety-five to thirty-three in the last twenty years. In Unscientific America , journalist ...
El arbol del yoga (Spanish Edition)
B. K. S. Iyengar
Clear, concise, and illuminating, this book helps yoga beginners get the most of out of it—from spiritual and philosophical aspects to its physical benefits. Explaining how yoga deals with issues such as health, love, death, mystical experiences, masters, and teaching, this reference guide details the interpretation of one of the most respected yoga masters of today. Claro, conciso e iluminador, este libro guía a los lectores ...
The Life God Blesses: Weathering The Storms Of Life That Threaten The Soul
In The Life God Blesses, author and pastor Gordon MacDonald asks the question, are we prepared to weather the storms of life? In this book, MacDonald steers us toward the disciplines, convictions, silence, beauty, and spirit that feed and prepare the soul to recognize and recieve God's blessing. MacDonald reaches into the Bible and into the experiences of godly men and women of history to discover what can be done to lead a blessed life, then ...
Mind over Money: Overcoming the Money Disorders That Threaten Our Financial Health
Do you overspend? Undersave? Keep secrets about money from a spouse or family member? Are you anxious about dealing with your finances? If so, you are not alone. Let's face it–just about all of have complicated, if not downright dysfunctional, relationships with money. As Drs. Brad and Ted Klontz, a father and son team of pioneers in the emerging field of financial psychology explain, our disordered relationships with money aren’t our ...
Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives
Penguin Press HC, The
In this provocative and headline-making book, Michael Specter confronts the widespread fear of science and its terrible toll on individuals and the planet. In Denialism, New Yorker staff writer Michael Specter reveals that Americans have come to mistrust institutions and especially the institution of science more today than ever before. For centuries, the general view had been that science is neither good nor bad—that it merely supplies ...
Kate Bennet. A bright hospital pathologist with a loving husband and a solid future. Until one day her world turns dark. A strange, puzzling illness has killed two women. Now it endangers Kate's closest friend. Soon it will threaten Kate's marriage. Her sanity. Her life. Kate has uncovered a horrifying secret. Important people will stop at nothing to protect it. It is a terrifying medical discovery. And its roots lie in one of the greatest evils ...
Shivambu Gita Holy Water Therapy
Swallow Safely: How Swallowing Problems Threaten the Elderly and Others. A Caregiver's Guide to Recognition, ...
Many people these days know about the dangers of falling in the elderly. Falls account for nearly 20,000 deaths annually in the United States. Caregivers do a lot to prevent these tragic accidents from occurring. Relatively few people, however, realize the danger of swallowing problems. They, too, take tens of thousands of lives every year through choking, pneumonia, and malnutrition. SWALLOW SAFELY seeks to erase this knowledge gap. The book ...
Cthulhu Invictus Companion: The Mythos Threatens Ancient Rome (Call of Cthulhu roleplaying)
AS ROME S INFLUENCE SPREADS across the known world, so too spreads the worship of its gods. Roman leaders know that converting the people of conquered regions to the state religion makes them easier to control. But some gods have been worshipped longer than Rome has existed, and their supplicants won t easily change allegiances. The Cthulhu Invictus Companion is a collection of three scenarios for Call of Cthulhu , pitting investigators ...
Brilliant Exchange, Inc
What's the difference between MLM millionaires and you? They smoothly turn every chance encounter into a business building opportunity. They apply Brilliant Communication skills that every one of them had to learn. And now, you can learn them too.
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