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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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Overdiagnosed
Overdiagnosed
Written by H. Gilbert Welch, Lisa Schwartz and Steve Woloshin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807021996
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Overdiagnosed
Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health
Written by H. Gilbert Welch, Lisa Schwartz and Steve Woloshin


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $16.00

A complex web of factors has created the phenomenon of overdiagnosis: the popular media promotes fear of disease and perpetuates the myth that early, aggressive treatment is always best; in an attempt to avoid lawsuits, doctors have begun to leave no test undone, no abnormality overlooked; and profits are being made...

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Creatures of the Rock
Creatures of the Rock
Written by Andrew Peacock
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385682596
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Creatures of the Rock
A Veterinarian's Adventures in Newfoundland
Written by Andrew Peacock


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $32.95

 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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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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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: $17.95

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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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

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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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 >
The Thyroid Solution
The Thyroid Solution
Written by Ridha Arem
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345496621
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The Thyroid Solution
A Revolutionary Mind-Body Program for Regaining Your Emotional and Physical Health
Written by Ridha Arem


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 26, 2007
Price: $18.00

It's sometimes called a hidden epidemic: One in ten Americans--more than twenty million people, most of them women--has a thyroid disorder. At any given time, millions of people have an undiagnosed thyroid disorder and experience a chronic mental anguish that almost certainly arises from the very same source. Yet many primary-care... Read more >
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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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The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi
The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi
Written by Peter Wayne
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309421
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The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi
12 Weeks to a Healthy Body, Strong Heart, and Sharp Mind
Written by Peter Wayne


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

Conventional medical science on the Chinese art of Tai Chi now shows what Tai Chi masters have known for centuries: regular practice leads to more vigor and flexibility, better balance and mobility, and a sense of well-being. Cutting-edge research from Harvard Medical School also supports the long-standing claims that Tai Chi... Read more >
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