Ah-choo!: [the uncommon life of your common cold]

Book Cover
Average Rating
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
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, Jennifer 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.
More Details
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 645aed6f-59d6-2f58-3522-f123b2a87f20
Grouping Title ah choo the uncommon life of your common cold
Grouping Author ackerman jennifer
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-21 04:58:46AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-21 05:05:19AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Durante, Emily.
author Ackerman, Jennifer.
author2-role Durante, Emily.|Narrator, hoopla digital.
author_display Ackerman, Jennifer
available_at_arlington Central
collection_arlington Adult Nonfiction
detailed_location_arlington Central Adult Nonfiction, hoopla
display_description The author explains what, exactly, a cold is, how it works, and whether it's really possible to "fight one off."
format_arlington Book, eAudio, eAudiobook
format_category_arlington Audio Books, Books, eBook
id 645aed6f-59d6-2f58-3522-f123b2a87f20
isbn 044654115, 9780446541152, 9781400198733
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b14897982||hoopla|Online|eAudio|Audio Books|1|false|true|hoopla||https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10755721||Available Online||qanea||, ils:.b13467682|.i14915078|Central Adult Nonfiction|616.205 ACKER|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Oct 25, 2017|can||, overdrive:b0583fbc-7c0e-4b0b-921d-893347dd31a1|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||
itype_arlington , Hardback, eCollection
last_indexed 2018-07-21T09:05:19.263Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington 616.205 ACKER, Online, Online OverDrive
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills, Aurora Hills Online, Central, Central Online, Cherrydale, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn, Glencarlyn Online, Local History, Local History Online, Plaza, Plaza Online, Shirlington, Shirlington Online, Westover, Westover Online
owning_location_arlington Central
primary_isbn 9780446541152
publishDate 2010
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b14897982|eAudio|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English||2010|1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.)) : digital., ils:.b13467682|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Twelve,|2010.|245 p. ; 22 cm., overdrive:b0583fbc-7c0e-4b0b-921d-893347dd31a1|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Tantor Media|2010|
recordtype grouped_work
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
external_econtent:ils:.b14897982 Available Online Available Online false true false false false true
ils:.b13467682 .i14915078 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true 999
overdrive:b0583fbc-7c0e-4b0b-921d-893347dd31a1 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
subject_facet Cold (Disease) -- Popular works
title_display Ah-choo! : The uncommon life of your common cold
title_full Ah-Choo! The Uncommon Life of Your Common Cold, Ah-choo! : The uncommon life of your common cold / Jennifer Ackerman, Ah-choo! [electronic resource] : [the uncommon life of your common cold] / Jennifer Ackerman
title_short Ah-choo! :
title_sub [the uncommon life of your common cold]
topic_facet Nonfiction, Science