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What's That Pig Outdoors?: A Memoir of Deafness

What's That Pig Outdoors?: A Memoir of Deafness

  Henry Kisor lost his hearing at age three to meningitis and encephalitis but went on to excel in the most verbal of professions as a literary journalist. This new and expanded edition of Kisor's engrossing memoir recounts his life as a deaf person in a hearing world and addresses heartening changes over the last two decades due to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and...

Water Pollution & Health (Health and the Environment)

Water Pollution & Health (Health and the Environment)

Water has been one of the most precious commodities of human beings; indeed it is essential to our survival. Humans use water for drinking, for cooking and cleaning, for industrial purposes, to water crops and feed animals, for fishing and transportation, and in religious ceremonies as well. Today, however, 40% of America's rivers and 46% of America s lakes are too polluted for fishing,...

Population Growth & Health (Health & the Environment)

Population Growth & Health (Health & the Environment)

The world's population, at nearly 6.5 billion, is growing by about 80 million people each year. As the world population continues to grow, great pressure is being placed on arable land, water, energy, and biological resources to provide an adequate supply of food while maintaining the integrity of our ecosystem. Population Growth & Health explores how the world s ever-faster growing...

Nutrition & You (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & You (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & You is a timely addition to your library, providing a unique view of individual nutrition as well as how it impacts the individual, the community, and the world. This engaging book provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition and then focuses on how nutrition affects health in so many ways physical growth and development, metabolism and energy level, mood and mental health,...

Nutrition & Society (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & Society (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & Society takes a broad view of society and presents nutrition in many contexts, including nutrition and cultural society, exploring the nutrition and dietary habits and customs in many cultures of the world; popular culture and nutrition, examining food fads and diets and food advertising and the portrayal on TV and in movies; geography and nutrition, looking at how local produce...

Nutrition & Poverty (Nutrition: a Global View)

Nutrition & Poverty (Nutrition: a Global View)

This extremely important book is devoted to exploring the links between poor nutrition and poverty. Combining clear and lively text with high-quality photos, Nutrition & Poverty presents an overview of the basic nutritional requirements for humans to function and goes on to thoroughly explore the many dimensions of the relationships between poverty, health, nutrition, and population....

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