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📒Ebola Myths And Facts For Dummies ✍ Consumer Dummies
✏Ebola Myths and Facts For Dummies Book Summary : Learn to: Recognize the signs and symptoms of Ebola Understand the history of Ebola Debunk the myths and concentrate on the facts Help support the fight against Ebola Separate fiction from fact regarding the Ebola virus Concerned about Ebola, but can't seem to separate fact fromfiction? You're not alone – misinformation abounds about thevirus. Ebola Myths & Facts For Dummies dives in to thedetails of the virus to let you know the history of Ebola, signsand symptoms, testing protocols, modes of transportation, and waysto prevent and treat the virus. Get started with Ebola myths and facts — findout what Ebola is, who it affects, where it began, why it's aglobal concern, and how it's transmitted Stay safe and healthy — understand the realities ofEbola for healthcare workers, how to prevent transmission, how torecognize symptoms, and what to do if symptoms are present A look to the future — get the lowdown on theglobal and political impact of the virus, ongoing humanitarianefforts, and the ways that organizations, governments, andhospitals are preparing for Ebola Arm yourself with information — discover how toavoid stigmatizing Ebola patients and healthcare workers and how tocontribute personally to those affected in Africa Open the book and find: A complete overview of the Ebola virus Detailed information on symptoms Information about transmission and prevention The lowdown on diagnosis and treatment Details on the politics and policies of Ebola How the world's hospitals are preparing for the disease Ways that you can help organizations battling the virus
📒Facts Myths Facing Today S World ✍ John Durbin Husher
✏Facts Myths Facing Today s World Book Summary : The author provides facts and myths concerning global warming, as well as a detailed discussion of DNA and its affects on a person's genetics. He brings forth the fantasies surrounding HIV and AIDS and frees the reader's mind from any fear concerning these afflictions. The reader is introduced to the human genome and stem cells with their promises for the near future. He details how global warming is a normal cycle that our Earth has followed and is not due to atmospheric carbon dioxide. He insists the Earth will have a cooling period near the turn of the century that will cause more concern than the warming cycle we are experiencing. Each of the subjects is presented in a novel manner that the layman will find entertaining.
📒Ebola ✍ Aubrey Stimola
✏Ebola Book Summary : A look at the Ebola virus. Discussed are the epidemic's origins, development, spread, and current treatments.
📒Representing Ebola ✍ Marouf A. Hasian Jr.
✏Representing Ebola Book Summary : Representing Ebola provides readers with a critical legal analysis of the recent West African Ebola Outbreak. The author argues that a review of the scientific, military, legal, economic, political, and mediated coverage of this latest outbreak highlights the ways that organizations like the World Health Organization or Doctors Without Borders want to conceptualize the importance of rapid emergence from the West during African Ebola epidemics. The author concludes that while the U.S. military and other organizations prided themselves on their belated responses to this outbreak oftentimes journalists, scientists, and others overlooked the contributions that were made by contract tracers and indigenous public health workers. Sadly, the 2013-2015 West African outbreak took the lives of thousands of individuals, and the author contends that this contributed to sensationalist ways of representing local burial and food habits. The book concludes by noting that while many West African leaders appreciated the billions of dollars of promised aid that would flow toward this region in the wake of the Ebola outbreak real “health security” measures have to involve longer term infrastructural changes. Talk of how Westerners rescued the West Africans need to be augmented with more nuanced ways of thinking about how many of those who actually battled Ebola need to become part of future conversations regarding everything from theories of “aerial” transmission to the steps that need to be taken during the first few weeks of recorded outbreaks.
📒Convenient Myths ✍ Klaus L. E. Kaiser
✏Convenient Myths Book Summary : CONVENIENT MYTHS explores perceptions, politics, and facts on a wide range of subjects, including greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide (CO2), climate, weather, polar bears, seals, wind & solar power, ocean & nuclear power, fossil fuels, biofuels, electric cars, and related current concerns and green ideas. CONVENIENT MYTHS is written for anyone wishing to get to the bottom of the matter, without being over-burdened by details. Here are the crucial facts, unadulterated, and easy to understand. CONVENIENT MYTHS is what you should read if you have any doubts about the dire predictions of a pending global climate catastrophe, or the glowing promises about green technology, that you find in newspapers, on radio and television, on the Internet, and in many reports or documents destined for public consumption. Table of Contents – Brief Version Preamble 11 Introduction 13 Myth 17 Earth 33 Climate 45 Oceans 103 Freshwater 119 Chemistry 135 Air 143 Physics 159 Energy 163 Engines 203 Food 235 Sun 253 Weather 261 Diseases 267 Progress 273 Bibliography 275
📒Tracking Bubu ✍ Catja Orford
✏Tracking Bubu Book Summary : A compilation of journal entries and e-mails written over a 15-month period while in the jungles of Africa, this collection tells the author’s story of tracking gorillas—called BuBu by the BaKa pygmies of the region. Often hilarious and deeply personal, the author’s e-mails describe the hot, sweaty days spent in the forest running away from Jonathan the forest elephant, attempting to catch a glimpse of the elusive BuBu, and trying to remain ladylike through it all.
📒Virus Ground Zero ✍ Ed Regis
✏Virus Ground Zero Book Summary : A collection of germ warfare tales chronicles the history of the CDC and follows its physicians' battles with deadly diseases throughout the world
📒Sharks Get Cancer Mole Rats Don T ✍ James S. Welsh, MD
✏Sharks Get Cancer Mole Rats Don t Book Summary : This fresh and fascinating exploration of new directions in cancer research focuses on the important role of the immune system in combatting this dread disease. Integrating clues from the animal kingdom, the veterinary clinic, extraordinary human cases, and even embryology, the author—a cancer physician, biologist, and physicist—creates a novel and compelling account of tumor immunology and the promises of immunotherapy. As the author explains, animals offer us many tantalizing clues about the nature of cancer in humans. Tasmanian devils are on the verge of extinction due to a virulent form of contagious cancer; soft-shelled clams on the East coast of North America are vanishing due to another epidemic of contagious cancer; dogs also contract a contagious cancer but they spontaneously overcome it; and a type of mouse and the homely mole rat are not susceptible to the disease at all. In humans, there are rare instances of spontaneous cures of advanced cancers induced by radiation. An uncommon form of dwarfism called Laron syndrome confers total cancer immunity on the people who inherit the condition. And recent research suggests that cancer has stolen the secret that shields the embryo against hostile attacks from the mother’s immune system. The author makes a convincing case that what all of these diverse examples have in common is the immune system and its ability or inability to respond to malignancies. He concludes with a review of the exciting research on the human immune system and the development of new treatments that are inducing the immune system to combat and conquer even the deadliest cancers.
✏The Psychosocial Aspects of a Deadly Epidemic What Ebola Has Taught Us about Holistic Healing Book Summary : Edited by a clinical psychologist who has been on the ground helping to develop psychosocial support for Ebola survivors in one of the hardest-hit regions of West Africa, this book explains the devastating emotional aspects of the epidemic and its impact on survivors and the population in West Africa, families in the diaspora, and people in the United States and other countries. It also describes lessons learned from past epidemics like HIV/AIDS and SARS, and valuable approaches to healing from future epidemics. • Addresses the various myths and resulting psychological, social, and economic harm caused by Ebola • Presents models of psychosocial support and help offered by local as well as international aid organizations • Covers efforts to build the mental health infrastructure of the affected countries, revealing the importance of integrating mental health care into primary health care • Explains government and media responses to the Ebola epidemic • Supplies critically important information for psychologists and mental health workers, health professionals of all disciplines, public health students, government officials, policymakers, and all individuals and groups interested in providing psychosocial support • Includes a foreword by an important official and endorsements by other significant stakeholders in the fight against Ebola
📒The Five Second Rule And Other Myths About Germs ✍ Anne E. Maczulak
✏The Five Second Rule and Other Myths About Germs Book Summary : Challenges popular misconceptions about bacteria, viruses, mold, and other germ sources, discussing the "five-second rule" and household cleaners to food-preparation practices and anthrax scares and offering advice effective sanitation practices.