The Resource Saving Gotham : a billionaire mayor, activist doctors, and the fight for eight million lives, Tom Farley

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

Label
Saving Gotham : a billionaire mayor, activist doctors, and the fight for eight million lives
Title
Saving Gotham
Title remainder
a billionaire mayor, activist doctors, and the fight for eight million lives
Statement of responsibility
Tom Farley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A behind-the-scenes look at a controversial -- and successful -- public health initiative recounts how Dr. Thomas Frieden, as the health commissioner of New York City in 2002, and his team prohibited smoking in bars, outlawed trans fats in restaurants and attempted to cap the size of soda, revealing how local government can protect its citizens and transform health for everyone. --Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farley, Tom
Index
index present
LC call number
RA448.N5
LC item number
F37 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
RA448.N5
NLM item number
F37 2015
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public health
  • Medical policy
  • Chronic diseases
  • Chronic diseases
  • Medical policy
  • Public health
  • New York (State)
  • Public Health
  • Health Policy
  • Preventive Health Services
  • Chronic Disease
  • Environmental Health
  • New York City
Label
Saving Gotham : a billionaire mayor, activist doctors, and the fight for eight million lives, Tom Farley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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."
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780393071245
Lccn
^^2015022457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910948491
  • (OCoLC)ocn910948491
Label
Saving Gotham : a billionaire mayor, activist doctors, and the fight for eight million lives, Tom Farley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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."
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780393071245
Lccn
^^2015022457
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910948491
  • (OCoLC)ocn910948491

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