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The language of kindness : a nurse's story

And the stories of the geriatric ward--Gladys and older patients like her--show the plight of the most vulnerable members of our society. Through ...

First, we make the beast beautiful : a new journey through anxiety

First, We Make the Beast Beautiful charts Wilson's epic journey to make peace with her lifetime companion, and to learn to see it as a guide, ...

Human errors : a panorama of our glitches, from pointless bones to broken genes

Surely there's been some kind of mistake. As professor of biology Nathan H. Lents explains in Human Errors, our evolutionary history is nothing ...

Secrets of the human body

You may think you know the human body--heart, lungs, brain and bones--but our bodies are full of extraordinary mysteries that science is only ...

Bright line eating : the science of living happy, thin, and free

Four or five new attempts each year with almost no hope of success. Only 1% of people will get down to their goal weight on traditional diets. ...

You can stop humming now : a doctor's stories of life, death, and in between

To the public eye, medical stories often begin with sirens and flashing lights and culminate in survival or death. But these are only the most ...

The pleasure shock : the rise of deep brain stimulation and its forgotten inventor

Investigative science journalist Lone Frank now tells the complete sage of this passionate, determined doctor and his groundbreaking neuroscience.

Immunization : how vaccines became controversial

In this controversial new book, Stuart Blume argues that the processes of globalization and people's unsatisfied healthcare needs are eroding ...

How to be well : the six keys to a happy and healthy life

From celebrity health guru, integrative medicine specialist, and NYT bestselling author of The New Health Rules Dr. Frank Lipman, a holistic ...

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