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The First Cell: And the Human Costs of Pursuing Cancer to the Last Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541699526
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Published: Basic Books - October 15th, 2019

With the fascinating scholarship of The Emperor of All Maladies and the deeply personal experience of When Breath Becomes Air, a world-class oncologist examines the current state of cancer and its devastating impact on the individuals it affects -- including herself.


All Secure: A Special Operations Soldier's Fight to Survive on the Battlefield and the Homefront Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781546076575
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Published: Center Street - November 5th, 2019

One of the most highly regarded special operations soldiers in American military history shares his war stories and personal battle with PTSD.


Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780231186995
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Published: Columbia University Press - December 31st, 2019

American Epidemic: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis Cover Image
By John McMillian (Editor), Leslie Jamison (Foreword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781620975190
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Published: New Press - October 22nd, 2019

A first-of-its kind collection of the most vivid reporting about the most lethal addiction crisis ever


The Clean Body: A Modern History Cover Image
$34.95
ISBN: 9780773559387
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Published: McGill-Queen's University Press - November 1st, 2019

How often did our ancestors bathe? How often did they wash their clothes and change them? What did they understand cleanliness to be? Why have our hygienic habits changed so dramatically over time? In short, how have we come to be so clean?


Fighting Sleep: The War for the Mind and the US Military Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781786637819
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Published: Verso - October 8th, 2019

How the military used sleep as a weapon—and how soldiers fought back


Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781684423231
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Published: Turner - February 25th, 2020

Based on the NPT three-part mini series, Do No Harm: The Opioid Epidemic follows author and director, Harry Wiland as he works to unearth the history and truth behind America's rampant opioid crisis, and investigates how this crisis ballooned into an epidemic fueled by Big Pharma's ploys, the medical community's obliviousness, and policymakers lack of oversight.


World Health Systems Cover Image
$85.00
ISBN: 9781119508878
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Published: Wiley - December 12th, 2019

Your all-in-one companion for health personnel


The Truth About Fat: Why Obesity is Not that Simple Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781786077264
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Published: Oneworld Publications - February 11th, 2020

Most people try out diets just to see if they work. One friend cuts out sugar, a second cuts out fat. Another mumbles something about gut microbes. Even scientists still seem to be arguing about what causes obesity, so what hope is there for the rest of us?

Anthony Warner, author of The Angry Chef, has decided to get to the bottom of it once and for all.


American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis - and How to End It Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250257093
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - February 4th, 2020

Nearly every American knows someone who has been affected by the opioid crisis. Addiction is a trans-partisan issue that impacts individuals from every walk of life. Millions of Americans, tired of watching their loved ones die while politicians ignore this issue. Where is the solution? Where is the hope? Where's the outrage?


Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982103675
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Published: Free Press - February 18th, 2020

In “a brilliant antidote to all the…false narratives about pot” (American Thinker), an award-winning author and former New York Times reporter reveals the link between teenage marijuana use and mental illness, and a hidden epidemic of violence caused by the drug—facts the media have ignored as the United States rushes to legalize cannabis.


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