August 12, 2010

Giveaway AH-CHOO by Jennifer Ackerman

AH-CHOO
Photobucket
by Jennifer Ackerman

August 12th to August 19th

About the book:
What do you know about the common cold? Probably a lot less than you think.
Some colds are like mice, timid and annoying; others like dragons, accompanied by body aches and deep misery. In AH-CHOO!, Jennifer Ackerman explains what, exactly, a cold is, how it works, and whether it's really possible to "fight one off." Scientists call this the Golden Age of the Common Cold because Americans suffer up to a billion colds each year, resulting in 40 million days of missed work and school and 100 million doctor visits. They've also learned over the past decade much more about what cold viruses are, what they do to the human body, and how symptoms can be addressed. In this ode to the odious cold, Ackerman sifts through the chatter about treatments-what works, what doesn't, and what can't hurt. She dispels myths, such as susceptibility to colds reflects a weakened immune system. And she tracks current research, including work at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville, a world-renowned center of cold research studies, where the search for a cure continues.
THANKS TO ANNA AND THE AWESOME
PEOPLE AT THE HACHETTE BOOK GROUP
Photobucket
I HAVE THREE (3) COPIES, OF THIS
MUST HAVE BOOK, TO GIVE AWAY.
**U.S. AND CANADA RESIDENTS ONLY**

CLICK HERE TO BRING YOU
TO THE GIVEAWAY ENTRY PAGE



0 comments: