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In a dinosaur-ruled world, saurian scientist Afsan the Far-Seer struggles to overcome his new blindness with the help of a doctor who treats the mind as well as the body, while Afsan's mate, Novato, dreams of journeying to the stars. Original.
By Institute of Medicine (corporate author)

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9780441000173, titled "Foreigner" | Ace Books, March 1, 1994, cover price $4.99 | also contains Foreigner | About this edition: In a dinosaur-ruled world, saurian scientist Afsan the Far-Seer struggles to overcome his new blindness with the help of a doctor who treats the mind as well as the body, while Afsan's mate, Novato, dreams of journeying to the stars.

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Product Description: Review of WIC Food Packages: An Evaluation of White Potatoes in the Cash Value Voucher assesses the impact of 2009 regulation to allow the purchase of vegetables and fruits, excluding white potatoes, with a cash value voucher on food and nutrient intakes of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) population and to consider whether white potatoes should be permitted for purchase with the voucher...read more
By Marie E. Latulippe (editor), Kathleen M. Rasmussen (editor) and Ann L. Yaktine (editor)

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9780309339247 | Natl Academy Pr, May 20, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Review of WIC Food Packages: An Evaluation of White Potatoes in the Cash Value Voucher assesses the impact of 2009 regulation to allow the purchase of vegetables and fruits, excluding white potatoes, with a cash value voucher on food and nutrient intakes of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) population and to consider whether white potatoes should be permitted for purchase with the voucher.

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Product Description: There is growing evidence from developed and developing countries that community-based approaches are effective in improving the health of individuals and populations. This is especially true when the social determinants of health are considered in the design of the community-based approach...read more
By Patricia A. Cuff (contributor)

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9780309313872 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, May 7, 2015), cover price $47.00 | About this edition: There is growing evidence from developed and developing countries that community-based approaches are effective in improving the health of individuals and populations.

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In a time when the swords of kings are raised against their own sons, the life of a young human prince rests in the hands of the songmaker Garroc, who is bound by honor to lead the prince to safety. Original.
By Institute of Medicine (corporate author)

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9780441000098, titled "The Panther's Hoard" | Ace Books, February 1, 1994, cover price $4.99 | also contains The Panther''s Hoard | About this edition: In a time when the swords of kings are raised against their own sons, the life of a young human prince rests in the hands of the songmaker Garroc, who is bound by honor to lead the prince to safety.

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Product Description: Data sharing can accelerate new discoveries by avoiding duplicative trials, stimulating new ideas for research, and enabling the maximal scientific knowledge and benefits to be gained from the efforts of clinical trial participants and investigators...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor)

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9780309316293 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, April 1, 2015), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Data sharing can accelerate new discoveries by avoiding duplicative trials, stimulating new ideas for research, and enabling the maximal scientific knowledge and benefits to be gained from the efforts of clinical trial participants and investigators.

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Product Description: Five years ago the lights went out, cars stopped in the streets, and magical creatures began roaming the towns and countrysides of Earth.Pete Garey, a young loner who survived the Change and the madness that followed, spent two years wandering and scavenging the near-deserted cities and towns alone -- until the day he encountered an injured unicorn...read more
By Institute of Medicine (corporate author)

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9780441029228, titled "Ariel a Book of the Change" | Reissue edition (Ace Books, April 1, 1986), cover price $2.95 | also contains Ariel a Book of the Change | About this edition: Five years ago the lights went out, cars stopped in the streets, and magical creatures began roaming the towns and countrysides of Earth.

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Product Description: Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements is the summary of a workshop convened by the Institute of Medicine in August 2013 to review the available science on safe levels of caffeine consumption in foods, beverages, and dietary supplements and to identify data gaps...read more

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9780309297493 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, December 31, 2014), cover price $54.00 | About this edition: Caffeine in Food and Dietary Supplements is the summary of a workshop convened by the Institute of Medicine in August 2013 to review the available science on safe levels of caffeine consumption in foods, beverages, and dietary supplements and to identify data gaps.

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Product Description: In recent years, patients' out-of-pocket costs for cancer care have been rising rapidly. These costs include health insurance deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments for covered services, as well as services that are not covered by insurance...read more
By Board on Health Care Services (corporate author), Sharyl J. Nass (editor), National Cancer Policy Forum (corporate author) and Margie Patlak (editor)

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9780309312707 | Natl Academy Pr, December 31, 2014, cover price $37.00 | About this edition: In recent years, patients' out-of-pocket costs for cancer care have been rising rapidly.

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Product Description: Liquid fuels are a major part of modern life. They supply energy for ground, water, and air transportation as well as power for industrial and farming machinery. But fossil fuels - the dominant liquid fuel in use for well over a century - have many disadvantages...read more

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9780309292412 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, April 16, 2014), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Liquid fuels are a major part of modern life.

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Product Description: Financing Long-Term Services and Supports for Individuals with Disabilities and Older Adults is the summary of a workshop convened in June 2013 by the Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence of the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council to examine the financing of long-term services and supports for working-age individuals with disabilities and among individuals who are developing disabilities as they age...read more

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9780309294065 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, March 12, 2014), cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Financing Long-Term Services and Supports for Individuals with Disabilities and Older Adults is the summary of a workshop convened in June 2013 by the Forum on Aging, Disability, and Independence of the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council to examine the financing of long-term services and supports for working-age individuals with disabilities and among individuals who are developing disabilities as they age.

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Product Description: The United States is among the wealthiest nations in the world, but it is far from the healthiest. Although life expectancy and survival rates in the United States have improved dramatically over the past century, Americans live shorter lives and experience more injuries and illnesses than people in other high-income countries...read more

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9780309264143 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, March 15, 2013), cover price $72.00 | About this edition: The United States is among the wealthiest nations in the world, but it is far from the healthiest.

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Product Description: As a number of diseases emerge or reemerge thus stimulating new vaccine development opportunities to help prevent those diseases, it can be especially difficult for decision makers to know where to invest their limited resources. Therefore, it is increasingly important for decision makers to have the tools that can assist and inform their vaccine prioritization efforts...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor)

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9780309255257 | Natl Academy Pr, December 31, 2012, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: As a number of diseases emerge or reemerge thus stimulating new vaccine development opportunities to help prevent those diseases, it can be especially difficult for decision makers to know where to invest their limited resources.

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Product Description: Many organizations are making focused efforts to prevent obesity. To achieve their goals, accelerate their progress, and sustain their success, the assistance of many other individuals and groups--not all of them with a singular focus on obesity prevention--will be essential...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor)

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9780309224727 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, May 7, 2012), cover price $29.00 | About this edition: Many organizations are making focused efforts to prevent obesity.

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Product Description: An estimated 48 percent of the population takes at least one prescription drug in a given month. Drugs provide great benefits to society by saving or improving lives. Many drugs are also associated with side effects or adverse events, some serious and some discovered only after the drug is on the market...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor)

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9780309218139 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2012), cover price $55.00 | About this edition: An estimated 48 percent of the population takes at least one prescription drug in a given month.

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Product Description: The indoor environment affects occupants' health and comfort. Poor environmental conditions and indoor contaminants are estimated to cost the U.S. economy tens of billions of dollars a year in exacerbation of illnesses like asthma, allergic symptoms, and subsequent lost productivity...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor)

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9780309209410 | Natl Academy Pr, September 15, 2011, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: The indoor environment affects occupants' health and comfort.

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Product Description: Despite having the costliest medical care delivery system in the world, Americans are not particularly healthy. Recent international comparisons show that life expectancy in the U.S. ranks 49th among all nations, and infant mortality rates are higher in the U...read more
By National Academy of Sciences (corporate author)

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9780309161275 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, September 15, 2011), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Despite having the costliest medical care delivery system in the world, Americans are not particularly healthy.

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Product Description: Calcium and vitamin D are essential nutrients for the human body. Establishing the levels of these nutrients that are needed by the North American population is based on the understanding of the health outcomes that calcium and vitamin D affect...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor)

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9780309163941 | Hardcover with CD edition (Natl Academy Pr, May 1, 2011), cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Calcium and vitamin D are essential nutrients for the human body.

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Product Description: The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federally-funded program designed to provide healthy meals and snacks to children and adults while receiving day care at participating family day care homes, traditional child care centers, afterschool facilities, adult care facilities, and emergency shelters...read more
By Sheila Moats (editor), Suzanne P. Murphy (editor), Carol West Suitor (editor) and Ann L. Yaktine (editor)

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9780309158459 | 1 pap/cdr edition (Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2011), cover price $48.00 | About this edition: The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is a federally-funded program designed to provide healthy meals and snacks to children and adults while receiving day care at participating family day care homes, traditional child care centers, afterschool facilities, adult care facilities, and emergency shelters.

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Product Description: Adolescence is a time when youth make decisions, both good and bad, that have consequences for the rest of their lives. Some of these decisions put them at risk of lifelong health problems, injury, or death. The Institute of Medicine held three public workshops between 2008 and 2009 to provide a venue for researchers, health care providers, and community leaders to discuss strategies to improve adolescent health...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor) and National Research Council (other contributor)

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9780309158527 | Natl Academy Pr, February 1, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Adolescence is a time when youth make decisions, both good and bad, that have consequences for the rest of their lives.

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Product Description: The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a screening tool called the Listing of Impairments to identify claimants who are so severely impaired that they cannot work at all and thus immediately qualify for benefits. In this report, the IOM makes several recommendations for improving SSA's capacity to determine disability benefits more quickly and efficiently using the Listings...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor)

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9780309156981 | Natl Academy Pr, November 4, 2010, cover price $62.25 | About this edition: The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a screening tool called the Listing of Impairments to identify claimants who are so severely impaired that they cannot work at all and thus immediately qualify for benefits.

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Product Description: Every year at least 1.5 million people suffer adverse effects from medication. These problems occur because people misunderstand labels, are unaware of drug interactions, or otherwise use medication improperly. The Food and Drug Administration's Safe Use Initiative seeks to identify preventable medication risks and develop solutions to them...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor) and Roundtable on Health Literacy (corporate author)

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9780309159319 | Natl Academy Pr, October 27, 2010, cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Every year at least 1.

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Product Description: Hypertension is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, affecting nearly one in three Americans. It is prevalent in adults and endemic in the older adult population. Hypertension is a major contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and disability...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor)

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9780309148092 | Natl Academy Pr, July 30, 2010, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: Hypertension is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, affecting nearly one in three Americans.

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Product Description: Vaccination is a fundamental component of preventive medicine and public health. The use of vaccines to prevent infectious diseases has resulted in dramatic decreases in disease, disability, and death in the United States and around the world...read more
By Institute of Medicine (other contributor)

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9780309146531 | 1 pap/cdr edition (Natl Academy Pr, July 30, 2010), cover price $57.00 | About this edition: Vaccination is a fundamental component of preventive medicine and public health.

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Product Description: The global epidemic of hepatitis B and C is a serious public health problem. Hepatitis B and C are the major causes of chronic liver disease and liver cancer in the world. In the next 10 years, 150,000 people in the United States will die from liver disease or liver cancer associated with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections...read more

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9780309146289 | 1 edition (Natl Academy Pr, July 30, 2010), cover price $39.00 | About this edition: The global epidemic of hepatitis B and C is a serious public health problem.

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