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      health reference series

      Smoking Concerns Sourcebook, 2nd Ed.

      By: Angela Williams
      Library binding. 552 pages. April 2019.
      978-0-7808-1689-3.

      Provides basic consumer health information about nicotine addiction and smoking cessation, with facts about the health effects of tobacco use, including lung and other cancers, heart disease, stroke, and respiratory disorders such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, a glossary of related terms, resources for additional help, and
      information and index.

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      Web Price: $85.00

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  • Earth Day

    Earth Day was first observed on April 22, 1970 with efforts to encourage both government officials and U.S. citizens to preserve the wilderness and the earth’s natural resources. This year’s campaign by The Earth Day Network, which now coordinates events around the world, is focused on ending plastic pollution. free resource button small  Earth Day

    More information about the customs and traditions associated with Earth Day is available in this entry from Holiday Symbols and Customs, 5th Edition.

    Posted: April 8, 2019

  • April Is Alcohol Awareness Month

    Each April, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness, reduce stigma, and encourage communities to focus on alcohol-related issues. Alcoholism is a chronic disease that affects millions of Americans, both directly and indirectly.

    free resource button small  April Is Alcohol Awareness MonthThese sections from Alcoholism Sourcebook provide some basic facts: What Does Alcoholism Look Like; Questions and Answers about Alcoholism; and Researchers Identify Alcoholism Subtypes.

    Comprehensive, updated information about the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism is available in Alcoholism Sourcebook, 5th Edition.

    Posted: March 30, 2019