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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: 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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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 >
Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267917
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Musicophilia

Written by Oliver Sacks


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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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Healthy at Home
Get Well and Stay Well Without Prescriptions
Written by Tieraona Low Dog, M.D.


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $14.95

Get the how, when, and why of getting better and staying well with homemade remedies that the doctor orders. 

National Geographic helps you take charge of health care guided by a physician expert in natural healing, herbal medicine, and home remedies. Never have we needed this advice more than now, as worries... Read more >
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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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Medical Apartheid
Medical Apartheid
Written by Harriet A. Washington
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767929394
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Medical Apartheid
The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
Written by Harriet A. Washington


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $14.99

National Book Critics Circle Award Winner (Nonfiction)
PEN/Oakland Award Winner
BCALA Nonfiction Award Winner
Gustavus Meyers Award Winner


From the era of slavery to the present day, the first full history of black America’s shocking mistreatment as unwilling and unwitting experimental subjects at the hands of the medical establishment.

Medical Apartheid is the first and only... Read more >
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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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Every Patient Tells a Story
Every Patient Tells a Story
Written by Lisa Sanders
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ISBN: 9780767931410
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Every Patient Tells a Story
Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis
Written by Lisa Sanders


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $13.99

A riveting exploration of the most difficult and important part of what doctors do, by Yale School of Medicine physician Dr. Lisa Sanders, author of the monthly New York Times Magazine column "Diagnosis," the inspiration for the hit Fox TV series House, M.D.

"The experience of being ill can be like... Read more >
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Creatures of the Rock
Creatures of the Rock
Written by Andrew Peacock
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ISBN: 9780385682602
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Creatures of the Rock
A Veterinarian's Adventures in Newfoundland
Written by Andrew Peacock


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $16.99

 When you’re the only veterinarian in an area that’s 130 miles long and has a coast on either side, you never know what each new day might bring. A cow giving birth, a colicky horse, an aggressive lynx, caribou in need of pastures new, a polar bear in a bingo hall...

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An Anthropologist on Mars
An Anthropologist on Mars
Written by Oliver Sacks
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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 >
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