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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 Anatomy of Exercise and Movement for the Study of Dance, Pilates, Sports, and Yoga
The Anatomy of Exercise and Movement for the Study of Dance, Pilates, Sports, and Yoga
Written by Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones
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ISBN: 9781583943519
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The Anatomy of Exercise and Movement for the Study of Dance, Pilates, Sports, and Yoga

Written by Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $19.95

Awareness of movement potential,” says author Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones, “is key to a healthy body and injury prevention.” The Anatomy of Exercise & Movement shows readers how to gain that awareness by understanding the biomechanics of movement. In ten chapters, color-coded for easy reference, the author covers all of the major... Read more >
Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers
Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers
Written by Ralph Blum and Mark M.D. Scholz
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ISBN: 9781590515150
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Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers
An Essential Guide to Managing Prostate Cancer for Patients and their Families
Written by Ralph Blum and Mark M.D. Scholz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2011
Price: $16.95

Radical prostatectomy is still the most widely recommended treatment for prostate cancer. Yet, according to a recent study, only one out of every forty-eight men who undergo this debilitating procedure survives longer than those who forgo surgery. Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers reports the latest thinking on prostate cancer management in... Read more >
Pocket Guide to Midwifery Care
Pocket Guide to Midwifery Care
Written by Aviva Jill Romm
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ISBN: 9780307804662
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Pocket Guide to Midwifery Care

Written by Aviva Jill Romm


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: August 17, 2011
Price: $5.99

If you are pregnant, plan to be pregnant, or are curious about alternatives to medical childbirth, the POCKET GUIDE TO MIDWIFERY will provide you with complete information about:

  • Safety and effectiveness of midwifery care.
  • The different types of midwives.
  • How to choose a midwife.
  • The care midwives give.
  • Midwifery and the law.
  • National organizations.
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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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    Healing Lyme Disease Naturally
    History, Analysis, and Treatments
    Written by Wolf D. Storl
    Foreword by Matthew Wood and Andreas Thum, M.D.


    Format: eBook, 376 pages
    On Sale: July 26, 2011
    Price: $19.95

    In Healing Lyme Disease Naturally, anthropologist Wolf D. Storl shares his own success in overcoming a difficult, sometimes deadly disease that is reaching epidemic proportions. When he was diagnosed, Dr. Storl refused standard treatments because of antibiotic intolerance. Instead, he researched healing systems of various cultures including Traditional Chinese Medicine, American... Read more >
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    Natural Treatments for Tics and Tourette's
    A Patient and Family Guide
    Written by Sheila J. Rogers


    Format: eBook, 360 pages
    On Sale: July 26, 2011
    Price: $19.95

    This welcome guide explains how to treat tics and Tourette’s syndrome using natural and alternative therapies, from nutritional therapy, behavioral and counseling therapies, EEG biofeedback, and homeopathy to bodywork, energy medicine, and Chinese medicine. Author Sheila Rogers discusses categories of tics including spasmodic facial movements, eye blinking, mild sounds, and humming... Read more >
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    The Pill Book (14th Edition)
    The Pill Book (14th Edition)
    Written by Harold M. Silverman
    Format: eBook
    ISBN: 9780553907636
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    The Pill Book (14th Edition)
    The Illustrated Guide To The Most-Prescribed Drugs In The United States
    Written by Harold M. Silverman


    Format: eBook, 1248 pages
    On Sale: July 20, 2011
    Price: $9.99

    THE CONSUMER’S GUIDE TO PILLS—COMPLETELY REVISED 14th EDITION FOR 2010 WITH MORE THAN 20 IMPORTANT NEW DRUGS AND DOZENS OF NEW BRAND NAMES
     
    For more than three decades, millions of consumers have trusted The Pill Book to provide official, FDA-approved information on more than 1,800 of the most commonly prescribed drugs in... Read more >
    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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    A Fortunate Man
    A Fortunate Man
    Written by John Berger
    Format: eBook
    ISBN: 9780307794185
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    A Fortunate Man
    The Story of a Country Doctor
    Written by John Berger


    Format: eBook, 176 pages
    On Sale: July 13, 2011
    Price: $11.99

    In this quietly revolutionary work of social observation and medical philosophy, Booker Prize-winning writer John Berger and the photographer Jean Mohr train their gaze on an English country doctor and find a universal man--one who has taken it upon himself to recognize his patient's humanity when illness and the fear of... Read more >
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    Nurses
    Nurses
    Written by Michael Brown, R.N.
    Format: eBook
    ISBN: 9780307778321
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    Nurses
    The Real-Life Experiences of Registered Nurses
    Written by Michael Brown, R.N.


    Format: eBook, 318 pages
    On Sale: July 13, 2011
    Price: $7.99

    Registered nurse Michael Brown has interviewed over fifty practicing nurses, spanning forty-one states and most nursing specialties. He takes you to the front lines of his profession, where split-second, life-and-death decisions are made every day by these unsung heroes of health care, who put their own lives at risk to provide... Read more >
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    The Cancer Recovery Eating Plan
    The Cancer Recovery Eating Plan
    Written by Daniel W. Nixon, M.D.
    Format: eBook
    ISBN: 9780307798350
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    The Cancer Recovery Eating Plan
    The Right Foods to Help Fuel Your Recovery
    Written by Daniel W. Nixon, M.D.


    Format: eBook, 464 pages
    On Sale: June 29, 2011
    Price: $14.99

    Dr. Nixon, editor-in-chief of the journal Cancer Prevention, cuts through the hype to explain the latest scientific findings on food and cancer. He presents individualized eating plans according to the type of cancer and offers a three-month plan to benefit the person with cancer. Over 100 recipes help put the plan... 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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    Diabetic Foot Care
    Diabetic Foot Care
    Written by Erik Hanson, Foreword by Roy Moeller DPM
    Format: Trade Paperback
    ISBN: 9781578263868
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    Diabetic Foot Care
    A Guide for Patients and Healthcare Professionals
    Written by Erik Hanson
    Foreword by Roy Moeller DPM


    Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
    On Sale: June 28, 2011
    Price: $15.00

    A Comprehensive Guide to Foot Care for Diabetes Patients and Their Caregivers

    People with diabetes often experience a myriad of complications, but some of the most devastating troubles occur in the feet. Maintaining proper foot care is crucial to ensuring optimal foot health and avoiding more serious problems such as hospitalization, chronic... Read more >
    101 Theory Drive
    101 Theory Drive
    Written by Terry McDermott
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    ISBN: 9780307388339
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    101 Theory Drive
    The Discovery of Memory
    Written by Terry McDermott


    Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
    On Sale: June 14, 2011
    Price: $15.95

    A riveting narrative account of a brilliant, rebel scientist and his notorious lab as they unlock the mystery of memory.
     
    For decades Gary Lynch sought to uncover what physically happens in the brain when we form a memory. Luckily award-winning journalist Terry McDermott was with Lynch in his lab as his staff...

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    Taijiquan
    Through the Western Gate
    Written by Rick Barrett


    Format: eBook, 280 pages
    On Sale: June 7, 2011
    Price: $16.95

    Written specifically for the Western practitioner, Taijiquan: Through the Western Gate blends modern science and philosophy with the traditional wisdoms—drawn from classic t'ai chi literature—that underlie Chinese martial arts. Author Rick Barrett authoritatively describes a wide range of movements, practices, and positions in the context of such topics as being in... Read more >
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    Before Your Pregnancy
    Before Your Pregnancy
    Written by Amy Ogle and Lisa Mazzullo, Foreword by Mary D'Alton
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    ISBN: 9780345518415
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    Before Your Pregnancy
    A 90-Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception
    Written by Amy Ogle and Lisa Mazzullo
    Foreword by Mary D'Alton


    Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
    On Sale: May 24, 2011
    Price: $20.00

    Now completely revised and updated, the classic guide that helps mothers- and fathers-to-be conceive more easily and boost the odds of a healthy pregnancy
     
    Covering preconception and interconception (between-pregnancy) well-being for women and men, Amy Ogle and Lisa Mazzullo draw on new research from their complementary fields of expertise and...

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    Before Your Pregnancy
    Before Your Pregnancy
    Written by Amy Ogle and Lisa Mazzullo, Foreword by Mary D'Alton
    Format: eBook
    ISBN: 9780345518422
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    Before Your Pregnancy
    A 90-Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception
    Written by Amy Ogle and Lisa Mazzullo
    Foreword by Mary D'Alton


    Format: eBook, 448 pages
    On Sale: May 24, 2011
    Price: $14.99

    Now completely revised and updated, the classic guide that helps mothers- and fathers-to-be conceive more easily and boost the odds of a healthy pregnancy
     
    Covering preconception and interconception (between-pregnancy) well-being for women and men, Amy Ogle and Lisa Mazzullo draw on new research from their complementary fields of expertise and reveal how...

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    Opening My Heart
    Opening My Heart
    Written by Tilda Shalof
    Format: Hardcover
    ISBN: 9780771079887
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    Opening My Heart
    A Journey from Nurse to Patient and Back Again
    Written by Tilda Shalof


    Format: Hardcover, 328 pages
    On Sale: April 26, 2011
    Price: $27.95

    Tilda Shalof had been taking care of critically ill patients in an intensive care unit for more than twenty-five years, but taking care of herself had never been a priority. That is, until she could no longer ignore her extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, and crushing chest pains. When the results...

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    Opening My Heart
    Opening My Heart
    Written by Tilda Shalof
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    ISBN: 9780771079948
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    Opening My Heart
    A Journey from Nurse to Patient and Back Again
    Written by Tilda Shalof


    Format: eBook, 302 pages
    On Sale: April 26, 2011
    Price: $13.99

    Tilda Shalof had been taking care of critically ill patients in an intensive care unit for more than twenty-five years, but taking care of herself had never been a priority. That is, until she could no longer ignore her extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, and crushing chest pains. When the results...

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    The Dying Time
    The Dying Time
    Written by Joan Furman and David McNabb
    Format: eBook
    ISBN: 9780307791368
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    The Dying Time
    Practical Wisdom for the Dying & Their Caregivers
    Written by Joan Furman and David McNabb


    Format: eBook
    On Sale: April 20, 2011
    Price: $13.99

    "One of the best books available on caring for the dying, The Dying Time combines deep insight and down-to-earth practicality. All caregivers need to know what's between these covers. This book demystifies the process of death, yet honors the sacredness of life's final transition. Highly recommended."
    Larry Dossey, M.D., author of... Read more >
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    Arms Wide Open
    A Midwife's Journey
    Written by Patricia Harman


    Format: eBook
    On Sale: April 12, 2011
    Price: $24.95

    A midwife’s memoir of living free and naturally against all odds

    In her first, highly praised memoir, Patricia Harman told us the stories patients brought into her exam room, and her own story of struggling to help women as a nurse-midwife in medical practice with her husband, an OB/GYN, in Appalachia. In...

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    Medicine in Translation
    Medicine in Translation
    Written by Danielle Ofri
    Format: Trade Paperback
    ISBN: 9780807001264
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    Medicine in Translation
    Journeys with My Patients
    Written by Danielle Ofri


    Format: Trade Paperback
    On Sale: April 12, 2011
    Price: $18.00

    From a doctor Oliver Sacks has called a “born storyteller,” a riveting account of practicing medicine at a fast-paced urban hospital
     
    For two decades, Dr. Danielle Ofri has cared for patients at Bellevue, the oldest public hospital in the country and a crossroads for the world’s cultures. In Medicine in Translation... Read more >
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