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Published May, 2016
By Mike Gibney
Publisher: University College Dublin Press
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In Ever Seen a Fat Fox?: Human Obesity Explored Professor Mike Gibney traces the evolution of our modern diet and looks to science to offer solutions to the phenomenon of human obesity. He calls on governments to cease the single-issue ad-hoc approach and demands a massive governmental long-term investment in weight management.

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Published May, 2012
By Mike Gibney
Publisher: University College Dublin Press
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Deals with the topics of organic food, GM foods, obesity, growing old, the integrity of food research, global warming, global malnutrition, consumer perception of food-borne risk, our gut bacteria, and how nutrition during pregnancy primes us for health in later life. The author also provides examples, reports and stories from many countries.

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Published September, 2008
By T. Percy C. Kirkpatrick
Publisher: University College Dublin Press
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Financed through the will of Dr Richard Steevens (1653-1710), and brought into existence by his twin sister, Griselda, Dr Steevens' Hospital (1733) rapidly became a vital institution in the city of Dublin's provision of health care. This title is published to mark the 275th anniversary of the hospital's opening, together with original photographs.

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Published January, 2006
By Desmond McCluskey
Publisher: University College Dublin Press
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Traces the development of Irish health care services and practices, and the role that different conceptions of disease and different institutional actors have on them. This book explains how there has been a shift of attention away from an exclusively biomedical approach to the problems of health and illness, to a more inclusive social model.

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