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Uses the story of the rise and fall of a young model's budding career to examine America's obsession with youth and beauty and the damage that occurs when women try to live up to impossible standards of physical perfection.
The manual of choice for writers, editors, students, educators, and professionals in psychology and the behavioral sciences, sociology, business, economics, nursing, social work, criminology and justice administration, and other disciplines. An authoritative citation system and comprehensive covera…
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Contents: ; Part I. 1. Hospital days -- Part II. 2. Health care's early history -- 3. Medicare in Saskatchewan -- 4. The Father of Medicare -- 5. The Liberals and Medicare -- 6. The Canada Health Act -- Part III. 7. How good is Medicare? -- 8. How much does Medicare cost? -- 9. Can efficiencies sav…
A parenting guide to adolescence - a sensible and considerate resource for navigating your teen to adulthood, transforming a traditional time of strife into an opportunity for positive growth for both you and your child. Letting Go with Live and Confidence is filled with the latest findings on succ…
Evolution of public health security. ; Threats to public health security. ; New health threats in the 21st century. ; Learning lessons, thinking ahead. ; Towards a safer future.
Brain injury support and information network. In English and Spanish.
Examines heart disease, the number one killer in America and one of the nation's greatest health challenges for both men and women. Presents personal stories that showcase the scientific advances that are transforming the field of cardiology and the effect these changes will have on people stricken…
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1. Looking Good: A Historical Perspective / 2. Organization Man: Men in the 1950s / 3. "Finding the Real Me": Men in the 1960s / 4. Culture of Narcissism: Men in the 1970s / 5. Bingeing and Buffing Up: Men in the 1980s / 6. "No Man Ever Needs to Feel Inadequate Again": Men in the 1990s.
In Search of Excellence is one of the most read books on management, and till today, has been widely acclaimed to be one of the best around. Although it is penned more than 30 years ago, the key points in this book are still very relevant in today's context because sound management principles cut t…
This book lays out the causes of childhood obesity, its consequences, and cures. Accessible to the lay reader, it examines the very real dangers of obesity, the consequences of sedentary living, the causes of dysfunctional eating, and how family life and our schools have contributed to the problem.…
This book debunks the accepted wisdom that video games are harmful to children. Instead, he contends that games can teach a multitude of skills, including problem solving, language and cognitive skills, strategic thinking, multitasking, and parallel processing.
A visually impaired child discovers something curious in her backyard. Has raised line drawings of a hand, foot, steps, and a fuzzy fabric caterpillar.
A lively, humorously illustrated book that will help children laugh at—and conquer—their fear of the dark. Jule Ann pounds on the bottom of a cookie jar, and a small dark lump bounces out. The Dark quickly gobbles up every shadow in sight, growing bigger with each one. Munsch's plucky heroine resol…
This illustrated book follows the adventures of a wombat, weasel and woodhchuck as they set out to wander the world. As they plan for their journey, each character expresses their worries and fears, and together they figure out how to cope.
The "primes" are universal and unavoidable patterns of group behavior that emerge whenever people attempt to transform systems or collaborate to solve complex problems. Every change agent has felt their effect, but few can recognize, anticipate, and manage them. Unacknowledged, the primes can put a…
Take a journey to the moon - without leaving your bedroom! Charge up each special glow-in-the-dark page, turn off the lights and see a magic universe come to life.
Everybody needs friends - especially a boy in a dress! ; Dennis' life is boring and lonely. His mother left two years ago, his truck driver father is depressed, his brother is a bully and, worst of all, no hugging is one of their household rules. But one thing Dennis does have is soccer. He's the l…
Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just outlining. Blue needs a break fr…
Story for children based on true events of Tse'khene's Nations author and illustrator, Pearl M.Last.
A young boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, and asks her to explain what it is and why she wears it. She tells him that the red dot is commonly worn by Hindu women to indicate the point at which creation begins. When he wishes to have one of his own, she agrees to it, and teaches him ab…
Narrated by a fifteen-year-old autistic savant obsessed with Sherlock Holmes, this novel weaves together an old-fashioned mystery, a contemporary coming-of-age story, and a fascinating excursion into a mind incapable of processing emotions.