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The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor
Written by Barron H. Lerner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033401
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The Good Doctor
A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics
Written by Barron H. Lerner


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $25.95

The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care
 
As a practicing physician and longtime member of his hospital’s ethics committee, Dr. Barron Lerner thought he had heard it all. But in the mid-1990s, his... Read more >
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The Good Doctor
A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics
Written by Barron H. Lerner


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $25.95

The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care
 
As a practicing physician and longtime member of his hospital’s ethics committee, Dr. Barron Lerner thought he had heard it all. But in the mid-1990s, his... Read more >
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The Cure for Everything
The Cure for Everything
Written by Timothy Caulfield
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807022078
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The Cure for Everything
Untangling Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness, and Happiness
Written by Timothy Caulfield


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $17.00

A bold look at how commercial agendas distort the real science behind health and fitness studies and misinform the public about how to live a healthy life.
 
Researcher Timothy Caulfield talks with experts in medicine, pharmaceuticals, health and fitness, and even tries out many of the health fads himself, in order... Read more >
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Fragile Beginnings
Fragile Beginnings
Written by Adam Wolfberg, MD
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807011669
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Fragile Beginnings
Discoveries and Triumphs in the Newborn ICU
Written by Adam Wolfberg, MD


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $16.00

Half a million babies are born prematurely in the United States every year. In this gripping medical narrative, Dr. Adam Wolfberg brings readers into the complex world of newborn intensive care, where brilliant but imperfect doctors do all they can to coax life into their tiny, injured patients. As a specialist... Read more >
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Deadly Monopolies
Deadly Monopolies
Written by Harriet A. Washington
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767931236
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Deadly Monopolies
The Shocking Corporate Takeover of Life Itself--And the Consequences for Your Health and Our Medical Future
Written by Harriet A. Washington


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $16.95

From the award-winning author of Medical Apartheid, an exposé of the rush to own and exploit the raw materials of life—including yours.
 
Think your body is your own to control and dispose of as you wish? Think again. The United States Patent Office has granted at least 40,000 patents on genes controlling...

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The Cure for Everything
The Cure for Everything
Written by Timothy Caulfield
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807022054
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The Cure for Everything
Untangling Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness, and Happiness
Written by Timothy Caulfield


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $24.95

A bold look at how commercial agendas distort the real science behind health and fitness studies and misinform the public about how to live a healthy life
 
Researcher Timothy Caulfield talks with experts in medicine, pharmaceuticals, health and fitness, and even tries out many of the health fads himself, in...

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Also available as a trade paperback.
The Cure For Everything
Untangling Twisted Messages about Health, Fitness, and Happiness
Written by Timothy Caulfield


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 24, 2012
Price: $24.95

In this era of health-science research, rarely a day goes by without a public pronouncement of some exciting health-enhancing discovery: a new diet, a new fitness routine, a new drug or alternative therapy, the miracles achieved by genetic mapping. And we are told—by the media, health-care experts, even government—that we should... Read more >
Fragile Beginnings
Fragile Beginnings
Written by Adam Wolfberg, MD
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807011607
Our Price: $24.95
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Fragile Beginnings
Discoveries and Triumphs in the Newborn ICU
Written by Adam Wolfberg, MD


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $24.95

Half a million babies are born prematurely in the United States every year. In this gripping medical narrative, Dr. Adam Wolfberg brings readers into the complex world of newborn intensive care, where brilliant but imperfect doctors do all they can to coax life into their tiny, injured patients. As a specialist... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
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: $15.00

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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Deadly Monopolies
Deadly Monopolies
Written by Harriet A. Washington
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385534055
Our Price: $12.99
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Deadly Monopolies
The Shocking Corporate Takeover of Life Itself--And the Consequences for Your Health and Our Medical Future.
Written by Harriet A. Washington


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $12.99

From the award-winning author of Medical Apartheid, an exposé of the rush to own and exploit the raw materials of life—including yours.

Think your body is your own to control and dispose of as you wish? Think again. The United States Patent Office has granted at least 40,000 patents on genes... Read more >
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White Coat, Black Hat
White Coat, Black Hat
Written by Carl Elliott
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807061442
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White Coat, Black Hat
Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine
Written by Carl Elliott


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $16.00

By New Yorker and Atlantic writer Carl Elliott, a readable and even funny account of the serious business of medicine.

A tongue-in-cheek account of the changes that have transformed medicine into big business. Physician and medical ethicist Carl Elliott tracks the new world of commercialized medicine from start to finish, introducing the... Read more >
The Match
The Match
Written by Beth Whitehouse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807001219
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The Match
"Savior Siblings" and One Family's Battle to Heal Their Daughter
Written by Beth Whitehouse


Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

My Sister’s Keeper in nonfiction: a family’s real-life struggle to cure their daughter by creating her genetic match
 
Katie Trebing was diagnosed at three months old with Diamond Blackfan anemia, a rare form of anemia that prevents bone marrow from producing red blood cells. Even with a lifetime of monthly blood... Read more >
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White Coat, Black Hat
Adventures on the Dark Side of Medicine
Written by Carl Elliot


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 13, 2010
Price: $24.95

Over the last twenty-five years, medicine and consumerism have been on an unchecked collision course, but, until now, the fallout from their impact has yet to be fully uncovered. A writer for The New Yorker and The Atlantic Monthly, Carl Elliott ventures into the uncharted dark side of medicine, shining a light on the series... Read more >
The Match
Savior Siblings and One Family's Battle to Heal Their Daughter
Written by Beth Whitehouse


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2010
Price: $24.95

My Sister’s Keeper in nonfiction: a family’s real-life struggle to cure their daughter by creating her genetic match
 
Katie Trebing was diagnosed at three months old with Diamond Blackfan anemia, a rare form of anemia that prevents bone marrow from producing red blood cells. Even with a lifetime of monthly blood... Read more >
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Final Exam
Final Exam
Written by Pauline W. Chen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307275370
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Final Exam
A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality
Written by Pauline W. Chen


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2008
Price: $15.95

A brilliant transplant surgeon brings compassion and narrative drama to the fearful reality that every doctor must face: the inevitability of mortality.

When Pauline Chen began medical school, she dreamed of saving lives. What she could not predict was how much death would be a part of her work. Almost immediately, she... Read more >
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The Case of Terri Schiavo
The Case of Terri Schiavo
Edited by Arthur L. Caplan, James J. McCartney and Dominic A. Sisti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591023982
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The Case of Terri Schiavo
Ethics at the End of Life
Edited by Arthur L. Caplan, James J. McCartney and Dominic A. Sisti


Format: Trade Paperback, 376 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2006
Price: $21.99

After the Nancy Cruzan case was decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, and ultimately resolved by the Courts of the State of Missouri, the decision to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging nutrition and hydration appeared to many to be as noncontroversial as decisions to refuse respirators or dialysis. Even the Catholic... Read more >
Designer Evolution
Designer Evolution
Written by Simon Young
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591022909
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Designer Evolution
A Transhumanist Manifesto
Written by Simon Young


Format: Hardcover, 417 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2005
Price: $29.99

Forewords by Dr. Aubrey de Grey (Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge) and Robert A. Freitas Jr. (Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Molecular Manufacturing)
"A rare and uplifting vision of the biological future we can and should create for ourselves." – Dr. Gregory Fahy, Chief Scientific Officer, Vice President, 21st Century Medicine
The... Read more >
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