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.
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).
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.
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.
"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).
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 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
"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.
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.$17.99ISBN: 9780062656216Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Harper Perennial - January 7th, 2020
“Although When Death Becomes Life is about courage and innovation and dedication, it is foremost a book about hope….$64.95ISBN: 9781628603972Availability: BackorderedPublished: 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?$16.95ISBN: 9781510755581Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: 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