Health & Fitness Books - Literature

Everything in Its Place: First Loves and Last Tales Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101972328
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

From the best-selling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcase Sacks's broad range of interests—from his passion for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizophrenia, dementia, and Alzheimer's.


Early: An Intimate History of Premature Birth and What It Teaches Us About Being Human Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062820303
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Published: Harper - January 28th, 2020

Inspired by the author’s harrowing experience giving birth to her premature daughter, a compelling and empathetic work that combines memoir with rigorous reporting to tell the story of neonatology—and to meditate on the questions raised by premature birth.

The heart of many hospitals is the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).


High Risk: Stories of Pregnancy, Birth, and the Unexpected Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631495014
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Published: Liveright - March 10th, 2020

A doctor’s revelatory account of pregnancy and the complexity of reproductive life—and everything we lose when we don’t speak honestly about women’s health.


The Invention of Surgery: A History of Modern Medicine: From the Renaissance to the Implant Revolution Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781643133164
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Published: Pegasus Books - March 3rd, 2020

A fascinating history of the practice of surgery from one of the leading figures in the field, chronicling centuries of scientific breakthroughs by the discipline's most dynamic, pioneering doctors.


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The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538715284
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 5th, 2019

"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).


Between Hope and Fear: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643132419
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Published: Pegasus Books - November 12th, 2019

A smart and compelling examination of the science of immunity, the public policy implications of vaccine denial, and the real-world outcomes of failing to vaccinate.


The Magic Feather Effect: The Science of Alternative Medicine and the Surprising Power of Belief Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501121500
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Published: Scribner - January 14th, 2020

The acclaimed author of Pandora’s Lunchbox and former New York Times reporter delivers an “entertaining and highly useful book that gives you the tools to understand how alternative medicine works, so you can confidently make up your own mind” (The Washington Post).

We all know someone who has had a seemingly miraculous cure from an alter


The Mystery of the Exploding Teeth: And Other Curiosities from the History of Medicine Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781524743703
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Published: Dutton - November 12th, 2019

"Delightfully horrifying."--Popular Science

This wryly humorous collection of stories about bizarre medical treatments and cases offers a unique portrait of a bygone era in all its jaw-dropping weirdness.


This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Medical Resident Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316426725
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - December 3rd, 2019

In the US edition of this international bestseller, Adam Kay channels Henry Marsh and David Sedaris to tell us the "darkly funny" (The New Yorker) -- and sometimes horrifying -- truth about life and work in a hospital.


When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062656216
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 7th, 2020

“Although When Death Becomes Life is about courage and innovation and dedication, it is foremost a book about hope….


Boundless: Upgrade Your Brain, Optimize Your Body & Defy Aging Cover Image
$64.95
ISBN: 9781628603972
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Published: Victory Belt Publishing - January 21st, 2020

What if the ability to look, feel, and perform at peak capacity wasn’t the stuff of lore but instead was within easy reach?


Discover Magazine's Vital Signs: True Tales of Medical Mysteries, Obscure Diseases, and Life-Saving Diagnoses Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781510755581
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Published: Skyhorse - March 17th, 2020

Fans of hit medical dramas such as The Good Doctor and House MD will savor the opportunity to read of the real-life cases that puzzled doctors, the gripping detective work that ensued, and the completely unexpected, often life-saving diagnoses.“Vital Signs,” a popular column featured in Discover Magazine, has long been a favorite of readers, showca


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