New Titles for MOSE Lifelong Learning

May 23, 2012

Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
The Cost of Hope: A Memoir
Bennett, Amanda
Documents the author’s marriage to the eccentric Terrence Brian Foley and her quest to save his life after his cancer diagnosis, offering insight into what his treatment revealed about health care in America.
 
The Cure for Everything: Untangling Twisted Messages About Health, Fitness, and Happiness
Caulfield, Tim
“With the goal of getting to the truth about our health, this book looks at both what the best available scientific evidences tells us about the role of fitness, diet, genetics and health remedies and the social forces that twist and distort what that evidence actually says”–Provided by publisher.
 
Dosed: The Medication Generation Grows Up
Barnett, Kaitlin Bell
Over the last two decades, we have seen a dramatic spike in young people taking psychiatric medication. As new drugs have come on the market and diagnoses have proliferated, prescriptions have increased many times over. The issue has sparked heated debates, with most arguments breaking down into predictable pro-med advocacy or anti-med jeremiads. Yet, we’ve heard little from the medicated kids themselves.
 
Mathletics: A Scientist Explains 100 Amazing Things About the World of Sports
Barrow, John D.
A math professor shows how math and physics can offer unexpected insights into the world of sports, from the g-forces experienced by gymnasts during the giant swing maneuver to an explanation as to why left-handed boxers have a strategic advantage.
 
Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America
Arellano, Gustavo
The award-winningAsk a Mexican!columnist presents a narrative history of the progression of Mexican cuisine in the United States, sharing a century’s worth of whimsical anecdotes and cultural criticism to address questions about culinary authenticity and the source of Mexican food’s popularity.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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