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The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250796127
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Published: Picador - August 25th, 2020

A New York Times bestseller

The definitive account of the infectious diseases threatening humanity by Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative journalist Laurie Garrett

"Prodigiously researched . . . A frightening vision of the future and a deeply unsettling one." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times


Carville's Cure: Leprosy, Stigma, and the Fight for Justice Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781631495038
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Published: Liveright - July 14th, 2020

The unknown story of the only leprosy colony in the continental United States, and the thousands of Americans who were exiled—hidden away with their “shameful” disease.


The Last Ocean: What Dementia Teaches Us About Love Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525521983
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Published: Penguin Books - August 11th, 2020

From the award-winning journalist and author, a lyrical, raw and humane investigation of dementia that explores both the journeys of the people who live with the condition and those of their loved ones


Lithium: A Doctor, a Drug, and a Breakthrough Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631497902
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Published: Liveright - August 11th, 2020

The remarkable untold story of a miracle drug, the forgotten pioneer who discovered it, and the fight to bring lithium to the masses.


The Organ Thieves: The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982107529
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Published: Gallery/Jeter Publishing - August 18th, 2020

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks meets Get Out in this landmark investigation of racial inequality at the core of the heart transplant race.

In 1968, Bruce Tucker, a black man, went into Virginia’s top research hospital with a head injury, only to have his heart taken out of his body and put into the chest of a white businessman.


White Hot Light: Twenty-Five Years in Emergency Medicine Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062937339
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 25th, 2020

Another “pitch-perfect book of short essays” (New York Times Book Review) from the acclaimed author of Blood of Strangers, this one exploring the contemporary practice of medicine from the perspective of a doctor with 25 years of experience in the ER.

In the late 1990s, a young physician in Albuquerque, New Mexico, publish


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The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538715277
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - July 14th, 2020

"One of America's most courageous young journalists" and the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Brain on Fire investigates the shocking mystery behind the dramatic experiment that revolutionized modern medicine (NPR).


COVID-19: The Pandemic that Never Should Have Happened and How to Stop the Next One Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780306924248
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Published: Hachette Books - July 14th, 2020

"MacKenzie's fascinating book gives us the scope and scale to be able to put this pandemic in perspective and, it begs the question, will we learn from this in time to prevent to next one?" -Molly Caldwell Crosby, Bestselling author of The American Plague


The Beauty in Breaking: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525537380
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 7th, 2020

The New York Times Bestseller

“Riveting, heartbreaking, sometimes difficult, always inspiring.” —The New York Times Book Review

As seen/heard on Fresh AirThe Daily Show with Trevor Noah, NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, Weekend Edition and more


Clean: The New Science of Skin Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525538318
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 21st, 2020

“Fun, interesting and credible.” –New York Times Book Review

A preventative medicine physician and staff writer for The Atlantic explains the surprising and unintended effects of our hygiene practices in this informative and entertaining introduction to the new science of skin microbes and probiotics.

 


In Pain: A Bioethicist's Personal Struggle with Opioids Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062854650
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - June 23rd, 2020

A bioethicist’s eloquent and riveting memoir of opioid dependence and withdrawal—a harrowing personal reckoning and clarion call for change not only for government but medicine itself, revealing the lack of crucial resources and structures to handle this insidious nationwide epidemic.

Travis Rieder’s terrifying journey down the rabbit hole of opioid d


The Good Doctor: Why Medical Uncertainty Matters Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781609809966
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Published: Seven Stories Press - July 14th, 2020

What makes a good doctor? It's not what you think. A doctor willing to face their own uncertainty in the face of illness and treatment might just be the best medicine.


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