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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.00
No book before this one has rendered the story of cigarettes -- mankind's most common self-destructive instrument and its most profitable consumer product -- with such sweep and enlivening detail. Here for the first time, in a story full of the complexities and contradictions of human nature, all the strands of the historical process -- financial,... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2006; US$ 20.00
This publication reviews and synthesizes the literature on tobacco-related health economic evaluation, with a focus on developing countries. IDRC?s Research for International Tobacco Contract (RITC) produced the report in an attempt to lay the groundwork for future comparative and conclusive research in the field of tobacco-related economic evaluation. ... more...
- World Health Organization 2004; US$ 81.00
This publication aims to provide practical guidance to all those involved in the management of blood programmes. Following an introduction to the blood cold chain management process, seven chapters provide a detailed description of blood bank refrigerators, plasma freezers, platelet agitators, plasma thawing equipment, blood transport boxes and coolants,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83
Cigarette Wars is a meticulously researched, engagingly written history of the first anti-cigarette movement, dating from the Victorian Age to the Great Depression, when cigarettes were both legally restricted and socially stigmatized in America. At that time, progressive reformers and religious fundamentalists came together to curb smoking, but... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 61.34
Immer mehr Jugendliche und Kinder greifen zur Zigarette. Die Gesetzeslage sowie gesellschaftliche Kontrollmechanismen haben diesen Trend nicht aufhalten können. Wegen der schwerwiegenden gesundheitlichen Folgen des Tabakkonsums gerade bei Kindern und Jugendlichen wird zunehmend von der Politik verlangt, dieser negativen Entwicklung durch gesetzliche... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 19.95 US$ 13.97
A leading motivational speaker on how to finally break the smoking habit-in only three hours Of the 46 million adult Americans who now smoke, the vast majority would like to quit. In about as much time as it takes to read his new book, author Tim Williamson outlines a proven, life-changing plan that will free smokers from their addiction permanently... more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 40.50
This report presents an overview of the situation regarding tobacco use and related harm in the WHO European Region during the period 2002 2006 and of Member States policy responses and implementation of national tobacco control measures in line with the recommendations of the ESTC. The report also examines the status of policies in countries in the... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2005; US$ 7.28
Tired of being told to quit, put it out, stand outside, have some consideration, think about your health ...? The list of complaints against smokers would take much longer than a fag break to read out, and many of us (even those who don't smoke) have had just about enough of it! The passive whingeing we endure from the self-righteous is enough to have... more...
- Free Press 2006; US$ 20.95
"I accepted the certainty of my untimely death with gallows humor and a calculator. I'd read somewhere that each cigarette you smoke knocks seven minutes off your time on the planet. To amuse myself, I did the math: 153,000 cigarettes = two years of my life, up in smoke." Julia Hansen first lit up at nineteen. Twenty years later, she was editing... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00
In the critically acclaimed Five Men Who Broke My Hear t, Manhattan journalist Susan Shapiro revisited five self-destructive romances. In her hilarious, illuminating new memoir, Lighting Up, she rejects five self-destructive substances. This difficult quest for clean living starts with Shapiro?s shocking revelation that, at forty, her lengthiest,... more...