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Medical Services in the First World War
Medical Services in the First World War
Written by Susan Cohen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813699
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Medical Services in the First World War

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

Trench warfare, advances in weaponry and disastrous military planning led to horrific types of injuries and an unprecedented scale of mass casualties during World War I. This is the amazing and little known story of the medical service personnel and the organized system of critical care which provided a lifeline of... Read more >
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Medical Services in the First World War

Written by Susan Cohen


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

Trench warfare, advances in weaponry and disastrous military planning led to horrific types of injuries and an unprecedented scale of mass casualties during World War I. This is the amazing and little known story of the medical service personnel and the organized system of critical care which provided a lifeline of... Read more >
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Marketplace of the Marvelous
The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine
Written by Erika Janik


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $28.95

An entertaining introduction to the quacks, snake-oil salesmen, and charlatans, who often had a point
 
Despite rampant scientific innovation in nineteenth-century America, traditional medicine still adhered to ancient healing methods such as induced vomiting and bleeding, blistering, and sweating patients. Facing such horrors, many patients ran with open arms... Read more >
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Marketplace of the Marvelous
Marketplace of the Marvelous
Written by Erika Janik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807022085
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Marketplace of the Marvelous
The Strange Origins of Modern Medicine
Written by Erika Janik


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $28.95

An entertaining introduction to the quacks, snake-oil salesmen, and charlatans, who often had a point
 
Despite rampant scientific innovation in nineteenth-century America, traditional medicine still adhered to ancient healing methods, subjecting patients to bleeding, blistering, and induced vomiting and sweating. Facing such horrors, many patients ran with open arms to... Read more >
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An Anatomy of Addiction
An Anatomy of Addiction
Written by Howard Markel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400078790
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An Anatomy of Addiction
Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug, Cocaine
Written by Howard Markel


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $16.00

Acclaimed medical historian Howard Markel traces the careers of two brilliant young doctors--Sigmund Freud, neurologist, and William Halsted, surgeon--showing how their powerful addictions to cocaine shaped their enormous contributions to psychology and medicine.
 
When Freud and Halsted began their experiments with cocaine in the 1880s, neither they, nor their colleagues, had any...

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Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume 1

Edited by Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $21.95

An unprecedented and definitive collection of rabble-rousing writings on women’s health, Voices of the Women’s Health Movement explores a range of provocative topics from reproductive rights to sexuality to motherhood. Trail-blazing advocate Barbara Seaman and health activist Laura Eldridge bring the revolutionary ideas of several generations together in this powerful new... Read more >
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Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume 2

Edited by Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $19.95

An unprecedented and definitive collection of rabble-rousing writings on women’s health, Voices of the Women’s Health Movement explores a range of provocative topics from reproductive rights to sexuality to motherhood. Trail-blazing advocate Barbara Seaman and health activist Laura Eldridge bring the revolutionary ideas of several generations together in this powerful new book celebrating... Read more >
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Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume 2
Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume 2
Edited by Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804466
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Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume 2

Edited by Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $19.95

An unprecedented and definitive collection of rabble-rousing writings on women’s health, Voices of the Women’s Health Movement explores a range of provocative topics from reproductive rights to sexuality to motherhood. Trail-blazing advocate Barbara Seaman and health activist Laura Eldridge bring the revolutionary ideas of several generations together in this powerful new... Read more >
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Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume 1
Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume 1
Edited by Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804442
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Voices of the Women's Health Movement, Volume 1

Edited by Barbara Seaman and Laura Eldridge


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $21.95

An unprecedented and definitive collection of rabble-rousing writings on women’s health, Voices of the Women’s Health Movement explores a range of provocative topics from reproductive rights to sexuality to motherhood. Trail-blazing advocate Barbara Seaman and health activist Laura Eldridge bring the revolutionary ideas of several generations together in this powerful new book celebrating... 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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Battlefield Angels
Battlefield Angels
Written by Scott McGaugh
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849085151
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Battlefield Angels
Saving Lives Under Enemy Fire From Valley Forge to Afghanistan
Written by Scott McGaugh


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $24.95

In Battlefield Angels historian Scott McGaugh pays homage to the thousands of medics, hospital corpsmen, and battlefield nurses, doctors, surgeons who have provided succor and healing to the more than 40 million warriors who have served in America’s armed forces since the nation’s founding.

McGaugh tells the story of Jonathan Letterman, a...

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Battlefield Angels
Saving Lives Under Enemy Fire From Valley Forge to Afghanistan
Written by Scott McGaugh


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: July 19, 2011
Price: $9.95

In Battlefield Angels historian Scott McGaugh pays homage to the thousands of medics, hospital corpsmen, and battlefield nurses, doctors, surgeons who have provided succor and healing to the more than 40 million warriors who have served in America’s armed forces since the nation’s founding.

McGaugh tells the story of Jonathan Letterman, a...

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The Pursuit of Perfection
The Pursuit of Perfection
Written by Sheila Rothman and David Rothman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307767134
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The Pursuit of Perfection
The Promise and Perils of Medical Enchancement
Written by Sheila Rothman and David Rothman


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2011
Price: $9.99

What does it mean to live in a time when medical science can not only cure the human body but also reshape it? How should we as individuals and as a society respond to new drugs and genetic technologies? Sheila and David Rothman address these questions with a singular blend of... Read more >
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The Fluoride Deception

Written by Christopher Bryson
Foreword by Theo Colborn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

With the narrative punch of Jonathan Harr’s A Civil Action and the commitment to environmental truth-telling of Erin Brockovich, The Fluoride Deception documents a powerful connection between big corporations, the U.S. military, and the historic reassurances of fluoride safety provided by the nation’s public health establishment. The Fluoride Deception reads like... Read more >
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The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women
Exploding the Estrogen Myth
Written by Barbara Seaman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

With the ardent tone of a close friend, Barbara Seaman draws on forty years of journalistic research to expose the "menopause industry" and shows how estrogen therapy often causes more problems—including breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke—than it cures. The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women tracks the well-intentioned discovery of... Read more >
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In Our Control
The Complete Guide to Contraceptive Choices for Women
Written by Laura Eldridge
Foreword by Jennifer Baumgardner


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $21.95

The efficacy and risks of different birth control options are dramatically different today from what they once were thanks to scientific advances and increased awareness of STDs and other factors. In the most comprehensive book on birth control since the 1970s, women's health activist Laura Eldridge discusses the history, scientific advances... Read more >
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In Our Control
In Our Control
Written by Laura Eldridge, Foreword by Jennifer Baumgardner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229071
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In Our Control
The Complete Guide to Contraceptive Choices for Women
Written by Laura Eldridge
Foreword by Jennifer Baumgardner


Format: Trade Paperback, 394 pages
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $21.95

The efficacy and risks of different birth control options are dramatically different today from what they once were thanks to scientific advances and increased awareness of STDs and other factors. In the most comprehensive book on birth control since the 1970s, women's health activist Laura Eldridge discusses the history, scientific advances... Read more >
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Smallpox: The Death of a Disease
The Inside Story of Eradicating a Worldwide Killer
Written by D. A. Henderson, M.D.


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 25, 2009
Price: $11.99

For more than 3000 years, hundreds of millions of people have died or been left permanently scarred or blind by the relentless, incurable disease called smallpox. In 1967, Dr. D.A. Henderson became director of a worldwide campaign to eliminate this disease from the face of the earth.

This spellbinding book is Dr... Read more >
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The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women
The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women
Written by Barbara Seaman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228623
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The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women
Exploding the Estrogen Myth
Written by Barbara Seaman


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $18.95

With the ardent tone of a close friend, Barbara Seaman draws on forty years of journalistic research to expose the "menopause industry" and shows how estrogen therapy often causes more problems—including breast cancer, heart attack, and stroke—than it cures. The Greatest Experiment Ever Performed on Women tracks the well-intentioned discovery of... Read more >
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Smallpox: The Death of a Disease
Smallpox: The Death of a Disease
Written by D. A. Henderson, M.D., Foreword by Richard Preston
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027225
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Smallpox: The Death of a Disease
The Inside Story of Eradicating a Worldwide Killer
Written by D. A. Henderson, M.D.
Foreword by Richard Preston


Format: Hardcover, 334 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2009
Price: $27.99

For more than 3000 years, hundreds of millions of people have died or been left permanently scarred or blind by the relentless, incurable disease called smallpox. In 1967, Dr. D.A. Henderson became director of a worldwide campaign to eliminate this disease from the face of the earth.

This spellbinding book is Dr... Read more >
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Gifted Hands
Gifted Hands
Written by Seymour I. Schwartz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026839
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Gifted Hands
America's Most Significant Contributions to Surgery
Written by Seymour I. Schwartz


Format: Hardcover, 259 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2009
Price: $27.95

The United States enjoys an established and essentially unchallenged role in the field of surgery. In this sweeping history of American surgical practice, renowned surgeon Seymour I. Schwartz, MD, describes how surgery in this country advanced from the comparatively crude practices of pioneering physicians in the pre-Columbian and colonial eras to... Read more >
Charlatan
Charlatan
Written by Pope Brock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307339898
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Charlatan
America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam
Written by Pope Brock


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

“An extraordinary saga of the most dangerous quack of all time...entrancing” –USA Today

In 1917, John R. Brinkley–America’s most brazen con man–introduced an outlandish surgical method for restoring fading male virility.

It was all nonsense, but thousands of eager customers quickly made “Dr.” Brinkley one of America’s richest men–and a national... Read more >
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A Short History of Medicine
A Short History of Medicine
Written by F. González-Crussi 
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368218
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A Short History of Medicine

Written by F. González-Crussi 


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $2.99

In this lively, learned, and wholly engrossing volume, F. González-Crussi presents a brief yet authoritative five-hundred-year history of the science, the philosophy, and the controversies of modern medicine. While this illuminating work mainly explores Western medicine over the past five centuries, González-Crussi also describes how modern medicine’s roots extend to both... Read more >
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A Short History of Medicine
A Short History of Medicine
Written by F. González-Crussi 
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ISBN: 9780812975536
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A Short History of Medicine

Written by F. González-Crussi 


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $14.00

Insightful, informed, and at times controversial in its conclusions, A Short History of Medicine offers an exceptional introduction to the major and many minor facets of its subject.

In this lively, learned, and wholly engrossing volume, F. González-Crussi presents a brief yet authoritative five-hundred-year history of the science, the philosophy, and the... Read more >
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Charlatan
Charlatan
Written by Pope Brock
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307409652
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Charlatan
America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam
Written by Pope Brock


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 5, 2008
Price: $11.99

In 1917, after years of selling worthless patent remedies throughout the Southeast, John R. Brinkley–America’s most brazen young con man–arrived in the tiny town of Milford, Kansas. He set up a medical practice and introduced an outlandish surgical method using goat glands to restore the fading virility of local farmers.

It was... Read more >
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