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National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs
National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs
Written by Tieraona Low Dog, M.D., Rebecca L. Johnson, Steven Foster and David Kiefer, M.D., Foreword by Andrew Weil
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426207006
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National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs
The World's Most Effective Healing Plants
Written by Tieraona Low Dog, M.D., Rebecca L. Johnson, Steven Foster and David Kiefer, M.D.
Foreword by Andrew Weil


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $40.00

"Because I have long worked to make accurate information on botanical remedies available to consumers as well as to doctors, pharmacists, and allied health professionals, I am delighted to see the appearance of the National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs. This excellent guide is the work of a team of highly... Read more >
Dead Men Do Tell Tales
Dead Men Do Tell Tales
Written by William R. Maples and Michael Browning
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385479684
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Dead Men Do Tell Tales
The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropologist
Written by William R. Maples and Michael Browning


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 15, 1995
Price: $15.95

From a skeleton, a skull, a mere fragment of burnt thighbone, Dr. William Maples can deduce the age, gender, and ethnicity of a murder victim, the manner in which the person was dispatched, and, ultimately, the identity of the killer.  In Dead Men Do Tell Tales, Dr. Maples revisits his strangest, most... Read more >
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The Forensic Casebook
The Forensic Casebook
Written by Ngaire E. Genge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345452030
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The Forensic Casebook
The Science of Crime Scene Investigation
Written by Ngaire E. Genge


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2002
Price: $20.00

THE ULTIMATE READERS’ GUIDE TO THE ART OF FORENSICS!

An intrepid investigator crawls through miles of air conditioning ducts to capture the implicating fibers of a suspect’s wool jacket . . . A forensic entomologist discovers insects in the grill of a car and nails down a drug dealer’s precise geographical path...
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Anatomy of an Epidemic
Anatomy of an Epidemic
Written by Robert Whitaker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307452429
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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: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2011
Price: $16.00

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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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 >
The Mind's Eye
The Mind's Eye
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473028
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The Mind's Eye

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $15.00

With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist who loses the ability to read. Sacks investigates those who can...

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Awakenings
Awakenings
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375704055
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Awakenings

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: October 5, 1999
Price: $15.95

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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Living and Dying in Brick City
Living and Dying in Brick City
Written by Sampson Davis and Lisa Frazier Page
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982343
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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: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.00

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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Medical Apartheid
Medical Apartheid
Written by Harriet A. Washington
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767915472
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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: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $17.00

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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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: $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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