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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 >
Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks
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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 >
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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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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Zoobiquity
Zoobiquity
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958389
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Zoobiquity
What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing
Written by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $11.99

In the spring of 2005, cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was called to consult on an unusual patient: an Emperor tamarin at the Los Angeles Zoo. While examining the tiny monkey’s sick heart, she learned that wild animals can die of a form of cardiac arrest brought on by extreme emotional stress. It... Read more >
Awakenings
Awakenings
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834096
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Awakenings

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

Awakenings--which inspired the major motion picture--is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them the... Read more >
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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 >
Where Is the Mango Princess?
Where Is the Mango Princess?
Written by Cathy Crimmins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307816191
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Where Is the Mango Princess?
A Journey Back From Brain Injury
Written by Cathy Crimmins


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $11.99

Humorist Cathy Crimmins has written a deeply personal, wrenching, and often hilarious account of the effects of traumatic brain injury, not only on the victim, in this case her husband, but on the family.

When her husband Alan is injured in a speedboat accident, Cathy Crimmins reluctantly assumes the role of caregiver... Read more >
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