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Author Farley, Tom (Tom Alexander), author.

Title Saving Gotham : a billionaire mayor, activist doctors, and the fight for eight million lives / Tom Farley.

Publication Info. New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  362.1097 FAR    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  362.1097 F22    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  362.1097 FARLEY    Check Shelf
 Rocky Hill, Cora J. Belden Library - Adult Department  362.1097 FARLEY    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  362.1 FA    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 310 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-290) and index.
Contents "Things are going to get really exciting" -- "I need a one-pager on lives saved" -- "I thought, this nutrition stuff is so controversial" -- "We were failing and we didn't know why, and we had to succeed." -- "Are you sure this will save lives?" -- "I just went on a field trip to Dunkin' Donuts." -- "Now, for the first time ever, she could see for herself." -- "There's no doubt our kids drink way too much soda." -- "In the end, it's just ketchup." -- "All I could think of was, welcome to New York" -- "They can't even be bothered to sue us?" -- "We were outgunned." -- "Would you like us to say, 'That's not our responsibility'?" -- "We are in a coalition with major food companies for one reason only; that is, access to power." -- "They always had two nuclear weapons." -- "I hear that your Mayor wants to ban soda!" -- "The NSRI's success is far from guaranteed" -- "This is an attack on small business." -- "It keeps me up at night." -- "That is, ultimately, government's highest duty.".
Subject Public health -- New York (State) -- New York.
Medical policy -- New York (State) -- New York.
Chronic diseases -- New York (State) -- New York -- Prevention.
Health Policy -- New York City -- Personal Narratives.
Public Health -- methods -- New York City -- Personal Narratives.
Chronic Disease -- prevention & control -- New York City -- Personal Narratives.
Environmental Health -- New York City -- Personal Narratives.
Preventive Health Services -- New York City -- Personal Narratives.
ISBN 9780393071245 (hardcover)
0393071243 (hardcover)
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