Health & Well-Being

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The Monsanto Papers

Deadly Secrets, Corporate Corruption, and One Man’s Search for Justice

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True Roots

What Quitting Hair Dye Taught Me about Health and Beauty

Island Press

A journalist concerned with the risks of hair dye learns to embrace gray hair and better health.

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The Grand Food Bargain

and the Mindless Drive for More

Island Press

A look at the true costs of America's seemingly cheap and convenient food system.

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Lyme

The First Epidemic of Climate Change

Island Press

Lyme disease is spreading rapidly around the globe as ticks move into areas where it was once too cold for them to live. Lyme shows how we have contributed to this growing menace, and how modern medicine has underestimated its danger.

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Whitewash

The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

Island Press

A journalist exposes the dangers of one pervasive pesticide and the corporate influences behind it.

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Natural Defense

Enlisting Bugs and Germs to Protect Our Food and Health

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No One Eats Alone

Food as a Social Enterprise

Island Press

No One Eats Alone argues that human connections are essential for creating a healthy, equitable, and sustainable food system. Michael Carolan shares the stories of individuals who are working to become citizens first and consumers second.

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Modern Poisons

A Brief Introduction to Contemporary Toxicology

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Toms River

A Story of Science and Salvation

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Urban Acupuncture

Island Press

Celebrated architect and urbanist Jaime Lerner's pioneering classic on creating livable and sustainable public space.

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