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Diabesity: A Doctor and Her Patients on the Front Lines of the Obesity-Diabetes Epidemic
Francine R. Kaufman MD

Bantam, 2006

Experts now predict that more than one-third of American children born in 2000 will develop diabetes in their lifetime. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities on the link between obesity and diabetes, this passionate, frightening–but ultimately hopeful–book points the way to a solution. To enter Dr. Francine Kaufman’s clinic is to see the future of America: a 220-pound twelve-year-old boy…a 267-pound thirteen-year-old ...
  
  











  



  
Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy – and What We Can Do About It
Steve Forbes, Elizabeth Ames

McGraw-Hill, 2014

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 ...
  
  











  



  
50 Myths and Lies That Threaten America's Public Schools: The Real Crisis in Education
David C. Berliner, Gene V Glass, ...

Teachers College Press, 2014

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Rainstorm: The Future Threatens (Rick Kiernan Mystery Series), 2013

Rick Kiernan, Special Investigator, has been hired by the beautiful Lucinda Lucero, a recently hired TV hostess to find out why three previous hosts have been murdered. Despite the apparent danger, Lucinda decides to stay in the broadcasting job, something she sees as the opportunity of a lifetime, and stay with it to the end regardless of the danger. Tension mounts as Rick and his colleagues race the police to uncover who the murderer is, ...
  
  











  



  
The Rise of the Fourth Reich: The Secret Societies That Threaten to Take Over America
Jim Marrs

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2009

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Vaccine Epidemic: How Corporate Greed, Biased Science, and Coercive Government Threaten Our Human Rights, Our ...

Skyhorse Publishing, 2011

National polls show that Americans are increasingly concerned about vaccine safety and the right to make individual, informed choices together with their healthcare practitioners. Vaccine Epidemic focuses on the searing debate surrounding individual and parental vaccination choice in the United States. Featuring more than twenty experts from the fields of ethics, law, science, medicine, business, and history, Vaccine Epidemic urgently calls ...
  
  











  



  
Get Your Loved One Sober: Alternatives to Nagging, Pleading, and Threatening
Robert J. Meyers, Brenda L. Wolfe

Hazelden, 2003

Historically there have been few options available for individuals seeking help for treatment-resistant loved ones suffering from substance abuse. Co-author Dr. Robert Meyers spent ten years developing a treatment program that helps Concerned Significant Others (CSOs) both improve the quality of their lives and to learn how to make treatment an attractive option for their partners who are substance abusers. Get Your Loved One Sober describes ...
  
  











  



  
Killer Germs
Barry Zimmerman, David Zimmerman

McGraw-Hill, 2002

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy
Raghuram G. Rajan

Princeton University Press, 2011

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. ...
  
  











  



  
The New Tolerance: How a cultural movement threatens to destroy you, your faith, and your children
Bob Hostetler, Josh D. McDowell

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 1998

This book will help readers discern truth from error and to withstand the pressure—even persecution—to conform to a relativistic culture.
  
  











  



  
Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Rise of Intellectual Property and How it Threatens Creativity
Siva Vaidhyanathan

NYU Press, 2003

Copyright reflects far more than economic interests. Embedded within conflicts over royalties and infringement are cultural values—about race, class, access, ownership, free speech, and democracy—which influence how rights are determined and enforced. Questions of legitimacy—of what constitutes “intellectual property” or “fair use,” and of how to locate a precise moment of cultural creation—have become enormously complicated in ...
  
  











  



  
Mind over Money: Overcoming the Money Disorders That Threaten Our Financial Health
Brad Klontz, Ted Klontz

Crown Business, 2009

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Government Unions: How They Rob the Tax Payer, Terrorize Workers, and Threaten Our Democracy

The David Horowitz Freedom Center, 2012

Government Unions Gone Wild: How They Rob the Taxpayer, Terrorize Workers, and Work to Reelect the President, which uncovers the shocking truth of public service unions' corruption, thuggery, and political radicalism, and their war against capitalism and the American middle class is told in a searing new expose Written by investigative journalist Matthew Vadum, Government Unions tells of the backroom dealings between public service union ...
  
  











  



  
Reality Check: How Science Deniers Threaten Our Future

Indiana University Press, 2013

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Doubt is Their Product: How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health
David Michaels

Oxford University Press, 2008

"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 ...
  
  











  



  
Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives

Recorded Books, 2010

New Yorker staff writer Michael Specter has twice won the Global Health Council's Excellence in Media Award, as well as the Science Journalism Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In Denialism , he fervently argues that people are turning away from new technologies and engaging in a kind of magical thinking that is hindering scientific progress.
  
  











  



  
Israel Under Fire: The Prophetic Chain of Events That Threatens the Middle East
John Ankerberg, Jimmy DeYoung, ...

Harvest House Publishers, 2009

Israel Under Fire has the key ingredients for readers who track today's news, scriptural predictions, and Israel: Penetrating evaluation of Middle East events Expert understanding of Bible prophecy and end-times happenings Incisive Q-and-A with religious and political leaders such as Benjamin Netanyahu , former Israeli prime minister; Moshe Arens , three-time Israeli defense minister; and Adnan Husseini , Yasser Arafat's cousin and ...
  
  











  



  
Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future
Chris Mooney, Sheril Kirshenbaum

Basic Books, 2010

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Deadly Choices: How the Anti-Vaccine Movement Threatens Us All
Paul A. Offit M.D.

Basic Books, 2012

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 ...
  
  











  



  
The Two Minute Rule

Brilliance Audio, 2008

Ask anyone on the wrong side of the law about the two minute rule and they'll tell you that's as long as you can hope for at a robbery before the cops show up. Break the two minute rule and it's a lifetime in jail. But not everyone plays by the rules... When ex-con Max Holman finally gets out of jail, freedom doesn't taste too sweet. The only thing on his mind is reconciliation with his estranged son, who is, ironically, a cop. But then he hears ...
  
  











  








   



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