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Health Policy Audiobooks

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    Food Politics

    How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

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

    Unabridged

    10 hours 33 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

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Health Disparities in the United States

    Social Class, Race, Ethnicity, and the Social Determinants of Health: Third Edition

    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 47 min

    The health care system in the United States has been called the best in the world. Yet wide disparities persist between social groups, and many Americans suffer from poorer health than people in other developed countries. In this revised edition of Health Disparities in the United States, Donald A. Barr provides extensive new data about the ways low socioeconomic status, race, and ethnicity ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Tyranny of the Gene

    Personalized Medicine and Its Threat to Public Health

    by James Tabery ...
    Narrated by George Newbern ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 4 min

    A revelatory account of how power, politics, and greed have placed the unfulfilled promise of personalized medicine at the center of American medicineThe United States is embarking on a medical revolution. Supporters of personalized, or precision, medicine—the tailoring of health care to our genomes—have promised to usher in a new era of miracle cures. Advocates of this gene-guided health-care ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Catastrophic Care

    How American Health Care Killed My Father--and How We Can Fix It

    Narrated by Dean Sluyter ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 1 min

    A visionary investigation that will change the way we think about health care: how and why it is failing, why expanding coverage will actually make things worse, and how our health care can be transformed into a transparent, affordable, successful system.In 2007, David Goldhill’s father died from infections acquired in a hospital, one of more than two hundred thousand avoidable deaths per year ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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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

    $29.99 AUD

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    How to Survive a Pandemic

    Unabridged

    15 hours 18 min

    From tuberculosis to bird flu and HIV to coronavirus, these infectious diseases share a common origin story: human interaction with animals. Otherwise known as zoonotic diseases for their passage from animals to humans, these pathogens—both pre-existing ones and those newly identified—emerge and re-emerge throughout history, sparking epidemics and pandemics that have resulted in millions of deaths ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    Redefining the Boundaries of Medicine

    The High-Tech, High-Touch Path Into the Future

    Narrated by George Newbern ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 1 min

    Health care as it stands today needs to be re-imagined. Redefining the Boundaries of Medicine by Paul Cerrato and Dr. John Halamka challenges the profession to renegotiate its priorities and address the fact that it’s become timid and reluctant to explore new care delivery models. The guiding premise of this book is that rethinking and reimagining the way medicine is practiced in the 21st century ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    A State of Emergency: The Story of Ireland’s Covid Crisis

    Narrated by Richard Chambers ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 3 min

    The incendiary untold story of Ireland’s response to the most significant public health emergency of the past century, woven from a wealth of original research and dozens of interviews with ministers, politicians, public health experts, essential workers, and ordinary people on whom the crisis exacted a personal toll.Ranging from the halls of Government Buildings, where a new Cabinet riven by ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    Fighting for Recovery

    An Activists' History of Mental Health Reform

    by Phyllis Vine ...
    Narrated by Sara Sheckells ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 7 min

    An essential history of the recovery movement for people with mental illness, and an inspiring account of how former patients and advocates challenged a flawed system and encouraged mental health activismThis definitive people’s history of the recovery movement spans the 1970s to the present day and proves to readers just how essential mental health activism is to every person in this country, ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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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

    $29.99 AUD

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    Landmark

    The Inside Story of America’s New Health Care Law and What It Means for Us All

    Unabridged

    10 hours 26 min

    After a year-long political war, in March 2010 President Obama and the Democratic leaders of Congress achieved a victory that has eluded lawmakers for seventy-five years: an overhaul of America’s health-care system. In this indispensable book, the staff of the Washington Post tells the story of health-care reform and explains what it means for the American people.In the book’s first section, the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Moonshot: Inside Pfizer's Nine-month Race to Make the Impossible Possible

    by Albert Bourla ...
    Narrated by Stephen Graybill ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 31 min

    The exclusive, first-hand, behind-the-scenes story of how Pfizer raced to create the first Covid-19 vaccine, told by Pfizer’s CEO Dr. Albert BourlaA riveting, fast-paced, inside look at one of the most incredible private sector achievements in history, Moonshot recounts the intensive nine months in 2020 when the scientists at Pfizer, under the visionary leadership of Dr. Albert Bourla, made “the ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Get What's Yours for Health Care

    How to Get the Best Care at the Right Price

    Narrated by Vikas Adam ...
    Series 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

    $26.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Neurology Rounds with the Maverick

    Narrated by Gregory V. Diehl ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 49 min

    In Neurology Rounds with the Maverick, clinical neurologist Dr. Bernard M. Patten recounts his most profound, entertaining, and uncommon experiences with patients throughout his 34-year medical career.Learn about the strange case of the teenage girl who got pulled out of class for medical treatment because she couldn’t stop laughing. Then consider the 14-year-old who faked grand mal seizures for ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    If I Betray These Words

    Moral Injury in Medicine and Why It's So Hard for Clinicians to Put Patients First

    Narrated by Wendy Dean ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 57 min

    **An incredibly important and captivating book for patients, families, and clinicians detailing how we’re all hurt by corporate medicine“Wendy Dean diagnoses the dangerous state of our healthcare system, illustrating the thumbscrews applied to medical professionals by their corporate overlords… Required reading for all stakeholders in healthcare.” — Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD, author of When We Do ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Make America Healthy Again

    How Bad Behavior and Big Government Caused a Trillion-Dollar Crisis

    Narrated by Emily Durante ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 54 min

    If Americans want to know why their health care is so costly and getting costlier, they need only look in the mirror.Americans are notoriously unhealthy—we eat too much, drink too much, and sit too much. When roughly 80 percent of cardiovascular disease and 40 percent of all cancer cases could be prevented by simple lifestyle changes, it is time to take a deeper look at the problem and ask who is ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    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

    $26.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Just Health

    Treating Structural Racism to Heal America

    Narrated by Diana Blue ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 44 min

    With the rise of the Movement for Black Lives and the feverish calls for Medicare for All, the public spotlight on racial inequality and access to healthcare has never been brighter. The rise of COVID-19 and its disproportionate effects on people of color has especially made clear how the color of one's skin is directly related to the quality of care (or lack thereof) a person receives, and the ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    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

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Preventable

    How a Pandemic Changed the World & How to Stop the Next One

    by Devi Sridhar ...
    Narrated by Devi Sridhar ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 47 min

    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

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Unmasked

    COVID, Community, and the Case of Okoboji

    Narrated by Joana Garcia ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 57 min

    Unmasked is the story of what happened in Okoboji, a small Iowan tourist town, when a collective turn from the coronavirus to the economy occurred in the COVID summer of 2020. State political failures, local negotiations among political and public health leaders, and community (dis)belief about the virus resulted in Okoboji being declared a hotspot just before the Independence Day weekend, when an ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Insane Consequences

    How the Mental Health Industry Fails the Mentally Ill

    by DJ Jaffe ...
    Narrated by David Marantz ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 24 min

    This well-researched and highly critical examination of the state of our mental health system by the industry's most relentless critic presents a new and controversial explanation as to why-in spite of spending $147 billion annually-140,000 seriously mentally ill are homeless, 390,000 are incarcerated, and even educated, tenacious, and caring people can't get treatment for their mentally ill loved ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Reducing Gun Violence in America

    Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis

    Unabridged

    8 hours 3 min

    Amid a growing consensus that the staggering toll of gun violence in the United States is an urgent public health issue, the Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health has convened experts on gun policy and violence from the United States and selected other countries to summarize relevant research and its implications for policymakers and concerned citizens. Legal scholars weigh ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Compassion Project

    A case for hope and humankindness from the town that beat loneliness

    Narrated by Paul Panting ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 6 min

    'It could... be one of the most dramatic medical breakthroughs of recent decades. It could transform treatment regimes, save lives, and save health services a fortune. Is it a drug? A device? A surgical procedure? No, it's a newfangled intervention called community.' George Monbiot, The GuardianFrome in Somerset has seen a dramatic fall in emergency hospital admissions since it began a collective ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD