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Anatomy of an Epidemic
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Written by Robert Whitaker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307452436
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Anatomy of an Epidemic
Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America
Written by Robert Whitaker


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $11.99

Now with bonus material, including a new foreword and afterword with updated research

In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Every day, 1,100 adults... Read more >
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Overdiagnosed

Written by H. Gilbert Welch


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $24.95

From a nationally recognized expert, an exposé of the worst excesses of our zeal for medical testing

Going against the conventional wisdom reinforced by the medical establishment and Big Pharma that more screening is the best preventative medicine, Dr. Gilbert Welch builds a compelling counterargument that what we need are fewer, not... Read more >
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My Age of Anxiety
My Age of Anxiety
Written by Scott Stossel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351324
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My Age of Anxiety
Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
Written by Scott Stossel


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $12.99

A riveting, revelatory, and moving account of the author’s struggles with anxiety, and of the history of efforts by scientists, philosophers, and writers to understand the condition
 
As recently as thirty-five years ago, anxiety did not exist as a diagnostic category. Today, it is the most common form of officially... Read more >
League of Denial
League of Denial
Written by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437558
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League of Denial
The NFL, Concussions, and the Battle for Truth
Written by Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $11.99

“PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYERS DO NOT SUSTAIN FREQUENT REPETITIVE BLOWS TO THE BRAIN ON A REGULAR BASIS.”
So concluded the National Football League in a December 2005 scientific paper on concussions in America’s most popular sport. That judgment, implausible even to a casual fan, also contradicted the opinion of a growing cadre of... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Written by Gary Taubes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267948
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Good Calories, Bad Calories

Written by Gary Taubes


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $16.99

For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates, like... Read more >
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Less Medicine, More Health
7 Assumptions That Drive Too Much Medical Care
Written by H. Gilbert Welch


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $24.95

The author of the highly acclaimed Overdiagnosed describes seven widespread assumptions that encourage excessive, often ineffective, and sometimes harmful medical care.
 
You might think the biggest problem in medical care is that it costs too much. Or that health insurance is too expensive, too uneven, too complicated—and gives you too... Read more >
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An Anthropologist on Mars
An Anthropologist on Mars
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345805881
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An Anthropologist on Mars
Seven Paradoxical Tales
Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. These men, women, and one extraordinary child emerge as brilliantly adaptive personalities, whose conditions... Read more >
We Band of Angels
We Band of Angels
Written by Elizabeth Norman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307799579
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We Band of Angels
The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan
Written by Elizabeth Norman


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2011
Price: $9.99

In the fall of 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American Army and Navy nurses stationed there. War was a distant rumor, life a routine of easy shifts and dinners under the stars. On December 8 all that changed, as Japanese bombs began raining down on American bases... Read more >
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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267917
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Musicophilia

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook0
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $14.99

Revised and Expanded

With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he calls “musical misalignments.&rdquo...

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The Blue Cotton Gown
A Midwife's Memoir
Written by Patricia Harman


Format: eBook0
On Sale: October 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

A 2008 Indie Next Pick

Despite nurse-midwife Patsy Harman’s own financial and personal medical trials, including her private battle with uterine cancer, she devotes herself to her patients’ well-being in all aspects of their lives. They, in turn, tell her intimate stories both heartbreaking and uplifting. Read more >
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