Supersizing Urban America

Author: Chin Jou
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226921921
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Supersizing Urban America reveals how the US government has been, and remains, a major contributor to America s obesity epidemic.

Supersizing Urban America

Author: Chin Jou
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226921948
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Supersizing Urban America reveals the little-known story of how the U.S. government got into the business of encouraging fast food in inner cities, with unforeseen consequences we are only beginning to understand.

The Changing Hospital Industry

Author: David M. Cutler
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226132228
Size: 66.96 MB
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This timely volume provides a factual basis for discussing for-profit versus not-for-profit ownership of hospitals and gives a first look at the evidence about new and important issues in the hospital industry.

Economic Aspects Of Obesity

Author: Michael Grossman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226310094
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This text provides a strong foundation for evaluating the costs and benefits of various proposals designed to control obesity rates.

Challenging Operations

Author: Katherine C. Kellogg
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226430030
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Challenging Operations takes up the apparent paradox of medical professionals resisting reforms designed to help them and their patients.

Epidemic Invasions

Author: Mariola Espinosa
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226218139
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Yellow fever in Cuba, Mariola Espinosa demonstrates, motivated the United States to declare war against Spain in 1898, and, after the war was won and the disease eradicated, the United States demanded that Cuba pledge in its new ...

Making Gray Gold

Author: Timothy Diamond
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226144795
Size: 70.47 MB
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This first hand report on the work of nurses and other caregivers in a nursing home is set powerfully in the context of wider political, economic, and cultural forces that shape and constrain the quality of care for America's elderly.

Fx Options And Structured Products

Author: Uwe Wystup
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111847113X
Size: 65.87 MB
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Brand-new material to this edition covers target redemption forwards; long-term FX-linked structures; litigation cases; treasury case studies; currency fixings; and much more.

Disease Maps

Author: Tom Koch
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226449351
Size: 71.75 MB
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In Disease Maps, Tom Koch contends that to understand epidemics and their history we need to think about maps of varying scale, from the individual body to shared symptoms evidenced across cities, nations, and the world.

Happy City Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design

Author: Charles Montgomery
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 1429969539
Size: 74.86 MB
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The award-winning journalist Charles Montgomery finds answers to such questions at the intersection between urban design and the emerging science of happiness, and during an exhilarating journey through some of the world's most dynamic ...