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What Doctors Feel
How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $24.95

A look at the emotional side of medicine—the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care
 
Physicians are assumed to be objective, rational beings, easily able to detach as they guide patients and families through some of life’s most challenging moments. But doctors’ emotional responses to the life-and-death dramas...

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Migraine
Migraine
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375704062
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Migraine

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 5, 1999
Price: $15.95

The many manifestations of migraine can vary dramatically from one patient to another, even within the same patient at different times. Among the most compelling and perplexing of these symptoms are the strange visual hallucinations and distortions of space, time, and body image which migraineurs sometimes experience. Portrayals of these uncanny... Read more >
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New Life, No Instructions
New Life, No Instructions
Written by Gail Caldwell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069545
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New Life, No Instructions
A Memoir
Written by Gail Caldwell


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $23.00

The Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author of Let’s Take the Long Way Home now gives us a stunning, exquisitely written memoir about a dramatic turning point in her life, which unexpectedly opened up a world of understanding, possibility, and connection. New Life, No Instructions is about the... Read more >
Overdiagnosed

Written by H. Gilbert Welch


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $24.95

From a nationally recognized expert, an exposé of the worst excesses of our zeal for medical testing

Going against the conventional wisdom reinforced by the medical establishment and Big Pharma that more screening is the best preventative medicine, Dr. Gilbert Welch builds a compelling counterargument that what we need are fewer, not... Read more >
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Emotional Alchemy
Emotional Alchemy
Written by Tara Bennett-Goleman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781400045488
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Emotional Alchemy
How the Mind Can Heal the Heart
Written by Tara Bennett-Goleman


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 23, 2002
Price: $13.99

Alchemists sought to transform lead into gold. In the same way, says Tara Bennett-Goleman, we all have the natural ability to turn our moments of confusion or emotional pain into insightful clarity.

Emotional Alchemy maps the mind and shows how, according to recent advances in cognitive therapy, most of what troubles us... Read more >
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Where Is the Mango Princess?
Where Is the Mango Princess?
Written by Cathy Crimmins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375704420
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Where Is the Mango Princess?
A Journey Back From Brain Injury
Written by Cathy Crimmins


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2001
Price: $15.95

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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An Anatomy of Addiction
An Anatomy of Addiction
Written by Howard Markel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379818
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An Anatomy of Addiction
Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine
Written by Howard Markel


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $13.99

From acclaimed medical historian Howard Markel, author of When Germs Travel, the astonishing account of the years-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud, young, ambitious neurologist, and William Halsted, the equally young, pathfinding surgeon. Markel writes of the physical and emotional damage caused by the then-heralded wonder drug, and how each man...

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The Real Cost of Fracking
The Real Cost of Fracking
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald, Foreword by Sandra Steingraber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807084939
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The Real Cost of Fracking
How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Foreword by Sandra Steingraber


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95

A pharmacologist and a veterinarian pull back the curtain on the human and animal health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”
 
Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing—is being touted as the nation’s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure... Read more >
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Cracking the MCAT, 2013-2014 Edition
Cracking the MCAT, 2013-2014 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307945341
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Cracking the MCAT, 2013-2014 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 1168 pages
On Sale: December 4, 2012
Price: $99.99

If you need to know it for the MCAT, it's in this book.

The MCAT is a challenging exam that tests more than your knowledge of basic physical and biological sciences. You need to know absolutely everything, from amino acids and proteins to translational motion to verbal reasoning, and more. Cracking the... Read more >
Yoga Therapy
Yoga Therapy
Written by A.G. Mohan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590301319
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Yoga Therapy
A Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Yoga and Ayurveda for Health and Fitness
Written by A.G. Mohan


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2004
Price: $24.95

Most people think of yoga as a solitary activity that is inherently therapeutic. While that is generally true, yoga poses and breathing practices can also be prescribed for specific health problems—often in combination with dietary advice taken from Ayurveda, traditional Indian medicine. Yoga Therapy is an essential guide for yoga... Read more >
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