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Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307386717
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Published: Anchor Books - October 24th, 2017

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a riveting history of New York's iconic public hospital that charts the turbulent rise of American medicine.


The River of Consciousness Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780385352567
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - October 24th, 2017

From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks's passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience.


Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780761189817
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Published: Workman Publishing - October 17th, 2017

What won't we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth?

Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was touted as immortality in a glass. And when strychnine--yes, that strychnine, the one used in rat poison--was dosed like Viagra.


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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374117290
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Published: Scientific American/Farrar Straus and Giroux - October 17th, 2017

"Warning: She spares no detail " --Erik Larson, bestselling author of Dead Wake
A Top 10 Science Book of Fall 2017, Publishers Weekly
"Fascinating and shocking." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

The gripping story of how Joseph Lister's antiseptic method changed medicine forever


A comprehensive all-in-one guide to Lyme disease, including psychological as well as physical symptoms, along with traditional and alternative treatments.


Healing Arthritis: Your 3-Step Guide to Conquering Arthritis Naturally Cover Image
By Susan Blum, Mark Hyman (Foreword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501156465
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Published: Scribner Book Company - October 24th, 2017

The author of the bestselling The Immune System Recovery Plan shares her science-based, drug-free treatment plan for the almost fifty million people who suffer from arthritis: an amazing 3-step guide to eliminate the disease naturally.


Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501144318
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Published: Scribner Book Company - October 3rd, 2017

A New York Times bestseller

The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert--Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley's Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab--reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.


Admissions: Life as a Brain Surgeon Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250127266
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 3rd, 2017

The International Bestseller

"Marsh has retired, which means he's taking a thorough inventory of his life. His reflections and recollections make Admissions and even more introspective memoir than his first, if such a thing is possible." --The New York Times


Anticancer: A New Way of Life Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780452295728
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Published: Penguin Books - October 3rd, 2017

The revolutionary New York Times bestseller about powerful lifestyle changes that can fight and prevent cancer--an integrative approach based on the latest research


Better: How I Let Go of Control, Held on to Hope, and Found Joy in My Darkest Hour Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553391466
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 26th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - "An inspiring story of coming back from cancer and learning to cherish every moment."--People


The Breast Test Book: A Woman's Guide to Mammography and Beyond Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780190677053
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - October 3rd, 2017

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed malignancy in women and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in American women. Although cardiovascular-related deaths significantly outnumber breast cancer deaths, breast cancer is arguably the most feared diagnosis among American women.


Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781472930330
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Published: Bloomsbury SIGMA - September 5th, 2017

With more than a million victims every year--more than any other disease, including malaria--and antibiotic resistance now found in every country worldwide, tuberculosis is once again proving itself to be one of the smartest killers that humanity has ever faced. But it's hardly surprising considering how long it's had to hone its skills.


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