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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: eBook
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $12.99

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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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: $14.99

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 >
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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Anatomy of an Epidemic
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Written by Robert Whitaker
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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: eBook
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $11.99

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 and children are added to the government disability rolls because they have... Read more >
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Living and Dying in Brick City
Living and Dying in Brick City
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679605188
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Living and Dying in Brick City
Stories from the Front Lines of an Inner-City E.R.
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

A riveting personal exploration of the healthcare crisis facing inner-city communities, written by an emergency room physician who grew up in the very neighborhood he is now serving
 
Sampson Davis is best known as one of three friends from inner-city Newark who made a pact in high school to become...

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January First
January First
Written by Michael Schofield
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307719102
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January First
A Child's Descent into Madness and Her Father's Struggle to Save Her
Written by Michael Schofield


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

Michael Schofield’s daughter January is at the mercy of her imaginary friends, except they aren’t the imaginary friends that most young children have; they are hallucinations. And January is caught in the conflict between our world and their world, a place she calls Calalini.  Some of these hallucinations, like “24 Hours,&rdquo...

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What Doctors Feel
How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $24.95

A look at the emotional side of medicine—the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care
 
Physicians are assumed to be objective, rational beings, easily able to detach as they guide patients and families through some of life’s most challenging moments. But doctors’ emotional responses to the life-and-death dramas...

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The Diet Fix
The Diet Fix
Written by Yoni Freedhoff M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804137584
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The Diet Fix
Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work
Written by Yoni Freedhoff M.D.


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

Despite the success stories publicized by Atkins, South Beach, Weight Watchers, and others, 90% of all diets end in failure.  How can fix the way we lose weight so that we make results last?
 
Weight loss expert Dr. Yoni Freedhoff has uncovered the flawed thinking that sabotages even the most... Read more >
Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267917
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Musicophilia

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $12.99

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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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 >
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