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A Nurse's Story
A Nurse's Story
Written by Tilda Shalof
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771080876
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A Nurse's Story

Written by Tilda Shalof


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2005
Price: $17.95

The team of nurses that Tilda Shalof found herself working with in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a big-city hospital was known as “Laura’s Line.” They were a bit wild: smart, funny, disrespectful of authority, but also caring and incredibly committed to their jobs. Laura set the tone with her... 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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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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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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Catastrophic Care
Catastrophic Care
Written by David Goldhill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345802736
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Catastrophic Care
Why Everything We Think We Know about Health Care Is Wrong
Written by David Goldhill


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $16.95

In 2007 David Goldhill’s father died from infections acquired in a well-regarded New York hospital. The bill, for several hundred thousand dollars, was paid by Medicare. Angered, Goldhill became determined to understand how it was possible that well-trained personnel equipped with world-class technologies could be responsible for such inexcusable carelessness—and how...

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Paramedic
Paramedic
Written by Peter Canning
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780804116145
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Paramedic
On the Front Lines of Medicine
Written by Peter Canning


Format: Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 28, 1998
Price: $7.99

In this unforgettable, dramatic account of one man's experience as an EMT, Peter Canning relives the nerve-racking seconds that can mean the difference between a patient's death and survival, as Canning struggles to make the right call, dispense the right medication, or keep a patient's heart beating long enough to reach... Read more >
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An Anthropologist On Mars
An Anthropologist On Mars
Written by Oliver Sacks
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ISBN: 9780679756972
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An Anthropologist On Mars
Seven Paradoxical Tales
Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 13, 1996
Price: $15.95

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 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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My Age of Anxiety
My Age of Anxiety
Written by Scott Stossel
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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 >
National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs
National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs
Written by Rebecca L. Johnson and Steven Foster, 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 Rebecca L. Johnson and Steven Foster
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 >
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