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    Preventable

    The Politics of Pandemics and How to Stop the Next One

    by Devi Sridhar ...

    Unabridged

    Brought to you by Penguin.Preventable uses the spellbinding story of the COVID-19 pandemic to show how global politics shape our health.Professor Devi Sridhar has risen to prominence for her vital roles in communicating science to the public and speaking truth to power. In Preventable she highlights lessons learned from outbreaks past and present in a narrative that traces the COVID-19 pandemic - ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Vaccines, Autoimmunity, and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness

    Unabridged

    4 hours 17 min

    One Doctor’s Surprising Answer to the Epidemic of Autoimmunity and Chronic DiseaseOver the past fifty years, rates of autoimmunity and chronic disease have exploded: currently 1 in 2.5 American children has an allergy, 1 in 11 has asthma, 1 in 13 has severe food allergies, and 1 in 36 has autism. While some attribute this rise to increased awareness and diagnosis, Thomas Cowan, MD, argues for a ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Priced Out

    The Economic and Ethical Costs of American Health Care

    Narrated by Bob Souer ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 13 min

    From a giant of health care policy, an engaging and enlightening account of why American health care is so expensive-and why it doesn't have to be. Uwe Reinhardt was a towering figure and moral conscience of health care policy in the United States and beyond. Famously bipartisan, he advised presidents and Congress on health reform and originated central features of the Affordable Care Act. In ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    COVID-19 and World Order

    The Future of Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation

    Narrated by Mike Lenz ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 45 min

    The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has killed hundreds of thousands of people and infected millions while also devastating the world economy. The consequences of the pandemic, however, go much further: they threaten the fabric of national and international politics around the world. As Henry Kissinger warned, "The coronavirus epidemic will forever alter the world order." What will be the consequences ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Citizen Patient

    Reforming Health Care for the Sake of the Patient, Not the System

    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 42 min

    Conflicts of interest, misrepresentation of clinical trials,hospital price-fixing, and massive expenditures for procedures of dubiousefficacy—these and other critical flaws leave little doubt that the current UShealth-care system is in need of an overhaul. In this essential guide,preeminent physician Nortin Hadler urges American health-care consumers to taketime to understand the existing system ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lifelines

    A Doctor's Journey in the Fight for Public Health

    by Dr. Leana Wen ...
    Narrated by Dr. Leana Wen ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 35 min

    "Dr. Wen is determined to convince listeners how crucial it is to make healthcare and all it encompasses higher priorities. Covering a variety of physical and mental health topics, Wen entreats listeners and supports her plea with solid evidence. She is vibrant in tone when pointing out how much public health affects our lives." -- Audiofile MagazineThis program is read by the author.From medical ... Read more

    $32.33 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Political Determinants of Health

    Narrated by David Marantz ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 37 min

    Reduced life expectancy, worsening health outcomes, health inequity, and declining health care options-these are now realities for most Americans. However, in a country of more than 325 million people, addressing everyone's issues is challenging. How can we effect beneficial change for everyone so we all can thrive? What is the great equalizer? In this book, Daniel E. Dawes argues that political ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Corona, False Alarm?

    Facts and Figures

    Unabridged

    2 hours 54 min

    Cut to the facts about coronavirus in Corona, False Alarm?, the runaway German bestseller.In June 2020, Corona, False Alarm? exploded into the German market, selling 200,000 copies and 75,000 e-books in six weeks.No other topic dominates our attention as much as coronavirus and COVID-19, the infectious disease it triggers. There’s been a global deluge of contradictory opinions, fake news, and ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Can We Be Happier?

    Narrated by Rupert Bush ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 32 min

    Most people now realise that economic growth, however desirable, will not solve all our problems. Instead, we need a philosophy and a science which encompasses a much fuller range of human need and experience. This book argues that the goal for a society must be the greatest possible all round happiness, and shows how each of us can become more effective creators of happiness, both as citizens and ... Read more

    $27.84 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The End of Roe v. Wade

    Inside the Right’s Plan to Destroy Legal Abortion

    Unabridged

    8 hours 34 min

    In the past decade, right-wing efforts to end legal abortion in the United States have reached a fever pitch, with anti-abortion legislation being introduced in several "red"-and even some "purple"-states. This war on abortion has had a chilling effect on women's reproductive health, making abortion accessible in name only in multiple parts of the country due to a lack of clinics, high cost, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Reducing Gun Violence in America

    Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis

    Unabridged

    8 hours 2 min

    Amid a growing consensus that the staggeringtoll of gun violence in the United States is an urgent public health issue, theJohns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health has convenedexperts on gun policy and violence from the United States and selected othercountries to summarize relevant research and its implications for policymakersand concerned citizens. Legal scholars weigh in on ... Read more

    $25.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    From the Ground Up

    How Frontline Staff Can Save America's Healthcare

    Narrated by Wayne Shepherd ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 34 min

    “Everyone in a hospital leadership role should read this book as it offers a wealth of practical advice for organizations intent on improving their clinical care delivery.”—Amy C. Edmondson, professor, Harvard Business School, and author of The Fearless OrganizationAll Americans deserve and should have access to high quality, affordable healthcare services delivered by professionals who have ... Read more

    $35.35 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Truth About Obamacare

    Narrated by Kevin Foley ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 32 min

    In The Truth About Obamacare, Sally C. Pipes-president of the Pacific Research Institute and an acknowledged expert on health care reform-reveals what Democrats in Congress and President Barack Obama don't want you to know: Obamacare is even worse than most critics suspect. Debunking the myths that the current administration has touted, Pipes shows exactly what the new health care law will mean ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Betrayal of Trust

    The Collapse of Global Public Health

    Narrated by Randye Kaye ...

    Unabridged

    35 hours 24 min

    In this "meticulously researched" account (New York Times Book Review), a Pulitzer Prize-winning author examines the dangers of a failing public health system unequipped to handle large-scale global risks like a coronavirus pandemic. The New York Times bestselling author of The Coming Plague, Laurie Garrett takes on perhaps the most crucial global issue of our time in this eye-opening book. She ... Read more

    $52.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Medicare Patients Aren't Getting Sicker or Older

    by PBS NewsHour ...
    Narrated by PBS NewsHour ...

    Unabridged

    6 min

    The Center for Public Integrity investigated how Medicare billing changed over the past decade and found doctors were billing at much higher rates. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Center for Public Integrity's Fred Schulte to understand why doctors are 'upcoding' more and why electronic medical records could be driving higher prices. ... Read more

    $1.48 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to End the Autism Epidemic

    by J.B. Handley ...
    Narrated by J.B. Handley ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 50 min

    In How to End the Autism Epidemic, Generation Rescue’s co-founder J.B. Handley offers a compelling, science-based explanation of what’s causing the autism epidemic, the lies that enable its perpetuation, and the steps we must take as parents and as a society in order to end it.While many parents have heard the rhetoric that vaccines are safe and effective and that the science is settled about the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Panic Attack

    Playing Politics with Science in the Fight Against COVID-19

    Narrated by Nicole Saphier ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 1 min

    “Follow the science” is what they said. “Follow our politics” is what they meant.In Panic Attack, nationally bestselling author and physician Nicole Saphier uncovers the hypocrisy and hysteria which has characterized so much of the American pandemic response. While journalists trumpeted the importance of following science to “flatten the curve,” they praised Governors Andrew Cuomo and Phil Murphy, ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Get What's Yours for Health Care

    How to Get the Best Care at the Right Price

    Narrated by Vikas Adam ...
    series The Get What's Yours Series

    Unabridged

    8 hours 26 min

    At a time when healthcare and medical insurance are more important than ever comes this authoritative, unbiased new volume in the acclaimed Get What’s Yours series.Healthcare expert Philip Moeller has written a reliable, concise guide to healthcare and health insurance basics. He provides tools that patients need before, during, and after they get medical care. He describes the care we need, the ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Further Confessions of a GP (The Confessions Series)

    Narrated by Leighton Pugh ...
    series The Confessions Series

    Unabridged

    6 hours 19 min

    Benjamin Daniels is angry. He is frustrated, confused, baffled and, quite frequently, very funny. He is also a GP. These are his confessions.Benjamin Daniels is back. He may be older, wiser and more experienced, but his patients are no less outrageous. Drawing on his time working as a medical student, a locum, and a general practitioner, Dr Daniels would like to introduce you to …The old age ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Addiction Solution

    Treating Our Dependence on Opioids and Other Drugs

    by Lloyd Sederer ...
    Narrated by Arthur Morey ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 52 min

    A groundbreaking, “timely and well-written” (Booklist, starred review) guide to addiction from a psychiatrist and public health doctor, offering practical, proven solutions for individuals, families, and communities dealing with substance use and abuse.Written with warmth, accessibility, and vast authority, The Addiction Solution is a practical guide through the world of drug use and abuse and ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Food Politics

    How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

    by Marion Nestle ...
    Narrated by Kate Reading ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 27 min

    An accessible and balanced account, Food Politics laid the groundwork for today's food revolution and changed the way we respond to food industry marketing practices. Now, a new introduction and concluding chapter bring us up to date on the key events in that movement. This pathbreaking, prize-winning audiobook helps us understand more clearly than ever before what we eat and why. ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Challenging Operations

    Medical Reform and Resistance in Surgery

    Narrated by Hillary Huber ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 19 min

    In 2003, in the face of errors and accidents caused by medical and surgical trainees, the American Council of Graduate Medical Education mandated a reduction in resident work hours to eighty per week. Over the course of two and a half years spent observing residents and staff surgeons trying to implement this new regulation, Katherine C. Kellogg discovered that resistance to it was both strong and ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Strange Trips

    Science, Culture, and the Regulation of Drugs

    by Lucas Richert ...
    Narrated by Walter Dixon ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 29 min

    Changing marijuana laws in the United States and Canada, the opioid crisis, and the rising costs of pharmaceuticals have sharpened the public's awareness of drugs and their regulation. Government, industry, and the medical profession, however, have a mixed record when it comes to framing policies and generating knowledge to address drug use and misuse. In Strange Trips Lucas Richert investigates ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Code Blue

    Inside America’s Medical Industrial Complex

    Narrated by Michael Butler Murray ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours

    How has the United States, with more resources than any nation, developed a healthcare system that delivers much poorer results, at near double the cost of any other developed country-such that legendary seer Warren Buffett calls the Medical Industrial Complex "the tapeworm of American economic competitiveness"? Mike Magee, MD, who worked for years inside the Medical Industrial Complex ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial