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The Mansion of Happiness

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ISBN: 9780307476456
Availability: Special Order
Published: Vintage - March 26th, 2013

Perceptive and smooth survey of evolving American attitudes about birth, life, and death during 150 years of immense scientific advancement...and how those attitudes became enmeshed with politics. As usual Lepore delivers stimulating insights and her writing sparkles. P.S.-henceforth you may not consider board games as just for kids. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis

A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor by John Berger - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780679737261
Availability: Backordered
Published: Vintage - March 25th, 1997

A fascinating account in words and photos of a doctor's relationship with his rural Gloucestershire community. Its thoughts on health, engagement, tenderness and community are still timely. ~ Reviewed by Charles Bottomley

The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781439170915
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Published: Scribner - August 9th, 2011

For a large book about a frankly dismal subject, the medical and scientific history contained within will keep you engaged. It's amazing how fa we've come and how far we still need to go.


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Clean -- Expanded Edition: The Revolutionary Program to Restore the Body's Natural Ability to Heal Itself Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062201669
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Published: HarperOne - April 17th, 2012

Dr. Junger's book and 21 day Clean Program have completely changed the way that I view and interact with food. I am on day 16 of the 21 day program and I feel amazing. I have lost weight, increased my energy level two-fold, and have begun cooking the most wonderful meals for myself and my family. If I had known that cleaning up my diet would yield such wonderfully healthful results I would have done it yeas ago. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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ISBN: 9781400052189
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Published: Crown - March 8th, 2011

I was truly stunned by the complex and fascinating biography of this woman and her family. The many advances in medical research owe so much to her cells but it became apparent that we should be afraid for the future of ethics in this field. The murky past present and future of patient rights and in fact human rights should be of concern to all. ~ Reviewed by Karen Frank

Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom

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Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom (Revised Edition): Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553386738
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Bantam - June 1st, 2010

A must-have reference for every woman who is seeking a "wholeness" approach to her mind and body. Tremendous insights, almost revolutionary. ~ Reviewed by Barbara Morrow


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