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  • Addiction sur ordonnance

    La crise des antidouleurs

    by Hervé le Crosnier and 3 more

    La santé publique est trop importante pour être laissée aux trusts pharmaceutiques.La « crise des opioïdes » frappe les États-Unis avec violence : 70 500 décès par overdose en 2017, des milliers de familles en détresse, les services sociaux et de secours débordés...Cette situation est née dans les cabinets médicaux à la fin des années 1990. Prétendant que son antidouleur OxyContin n'était pas ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Confessions of a GP (The Confessions Series)

    by Benjamin Daniels

    series The Confessions Series
    Benjamin Daniels is angry. He is frustrated, confused, baffled and, quite frequently, very funny. He is also a GP. These are his confessions.A woman troubled by pornographic dreams about Tom Jones. An 80-year-old man who can't remember why he's come to see the doctor. A woman with a common cold demanding (but not receiving) antibiotics. A man with a sore knee. A young woman who has been trying to ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Further Confessions of a GP (The Confessions Series)

    by Benjamin Daniels

    series The Confessions Series
    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 pensioner who can’t keep his hands to himself.The teenager convinced that he lost his virginity and caught HIV sometime between leaving a bar and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Big Fat Surprise

    why butter, meat, and cheese belong in a healthy diet

    by Nina Teicholz

    In The Big Fat Surprise, investigative journalist Nina Teicholz reveals the unthinkable: everything we thought we knew about dietary fat is wrong.For the past 60 years, we have been told that the best possible diet involves cutting back on fat, especially saturated fat. But what if the low-fat diet is itself the problem? What if the very foods we’ve been denying ourselves — the creamy cheeses, the ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • The Health Gap

    The Challenge of an Unequal World

    by Michael Marmot

    'Splendid and necessary' - Henry Marsh, author of Do No Harm, New StatesmanThere are dramatic differences in health between countries and within countries. But this is not a simple matter of rich and poor. A poor man in Glasgow is rich compared to the average Indian, but the Glaswegian's life expectancy is 8 years shorter. The Indian is dying of infectious disease linked to his poverty; the ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Corona, False Alarm?

    Facts and Figures

    by Karina Reiss and 3 more

    Does the race for vaccine development make sense? What are the chances of success? Will the vaccine be safe? Will people accept it??In June 2020, Corona, False Alarm? exploded into the German market, selling 200,000 copies and 75,000 e-books in the first 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 ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • The Panic Virus

    Fear, Myth and the Vaccination Debate

    by Seth Mnookin

    In 1998 Andrew Wakefield published a paper containing a shocking allegation: the measles-mumps- rubella vaccine might cause autism. Wakefield based his findings on a study of just a dozen children, and his methods and conclusions immediately came under fire. But the media seized on the story, launching one of the most devastating health scares of modern times. Soon, vaccination rates had started ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Complete Confessions of a GP (The Confessions Series)

    by Benjamin Daniels

    series The Confessions Series
    Confessions of a GP and Further Confessions of a GP together in one volume.Benjamin Daniels is angry. He is frustrated, confused, baffled and, quite frequently, very funny. He is also a GP. These are his confessions. ... Read more

    $11.49 AUD

  • The Origin of Overweight

    by Yvonne Foss

    Why is it so easy to gain weight and yet so difficult to lose it?Why is extra weight so bad for your health if it is just a store of energy?Why is obesity higher among the rich in poor countries and among the poor in rich countries?Why is the prevalence of obesity particularly high in island nations?What can we all do immediately (whatever our size) to improve our health and prevent weight gain ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Doctor Who Fooled the World

    Andrew Wakefield’s war on vaccines

    by Brian Deer

    A reporter uncovers the secrets behind the scientific scam of the century.The news breaks first as a tale of fear and pity. Doctors at a London hospital claim a link between autism and a vaccine given to millions of children: MMR. Young parents are terrified. Immunisation rates slump. And as a worldwide ‘anti-vax’ movement kicks off, old diseases return to sicken and kill.But a veteran reporter ... Read more

    $29.80 AUD

  • Crooked

    Outwitting the Back Pain Industry and Getting on the Road to Recovery

    by Cathryn Jakobson Ramin

    The acclaimed author of Carved in Sand—a veteran investigative journalist who endured persistent back pain for decades—delivers the definitive book on the subject: an essential examination of all facets of the back pain industry, exploring what works, what doesn't, what may cause harm, and how to get on the road to recovery.In her effort to manage her chronic back pain, investigative reporter ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • All Our Relations

    Indigenous trauma in the shadow of colonialism

    by Tanya Talaga

    The world’s Indigenous communities are fighting to live and dying too young. In this vital and incisive work, Tanya Talaga explores intergenerational trauma and the alarming rise of youth suicide.From Northern Ontario to Nunavut, Norway, Brazil, Australia, and the United States, the Indigenous experience in colonised nations is startlingly similar and deeply disturbing. It is an experience marked ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • How to Survive a Pandemic

    by Michael Greger MD and 2 more

    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 ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Food Politics

    How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health

    by Marion Nestle

    series California Studies in Food and Culture #3
    We all witness, in advertising and on supermarket shelves, the fierce competition for our food dollars. In this engrossing exposé, Marion Nestle goes behind the scenes to reveal how the competition really works and how it affects our health. The abundance of food in the United States--enough calories to meet the needs of every man, woman, and child twice over--has a downside. Our over-efficient ... Read more

    $39.15 AUD

  • The Patient Will See You Now

    The Future of Medicine Is in Your Hands

    by Eric Topol and 1 more

    The essential guide by one of America's leading doctors to how digital technology enables all of us to take charge of our healthA trip to the doctor is almost a guarantee of misery. You'll make an appointment months in advance. You'll probably wait for several hours until you hear "the doctor will see you now"-but only for fifteen minutes! Then you'll wait even longer for lab tests, the results of ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Vaccines, Autoimmunity, and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness

    by Dr. Thomas Cowan and 2 more

    One doctor’s surprising answer to the epidemic of chronic disease and essential reading for everyone concerned with the health of the next generation"Dr. Cowan intelligently educates us on the complicated and beautiful workings of our immune system [and] charts the clear, concise path to healing, offering a better, healthier life for us, our children, and the planet."—Lindy Woodard, MD, Pediatric ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD

  • Doctors Without Borders

    Humanitarian Quests, Impossible Dreams of Médecins Sans Frontières

    by Renée C. Fox

    An intimate portrait of the renowned international humanitarian organization.Winner of the PROSE Award for Excellence, Sociology and Social Work of the Association of American PublishersThis study of Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) casts new light on the organization’s founding principles, distinctive culture, and inner struggles to realize more fully its "without borders" ... Read more

    $32.66 AUD

  • How to Heal

    A Guide for Caregivers

    by Jeff Kane

    The ability to heal is not reserved for a gifted few. Anyone aching to ease the suffering of a sick friend or loved one can learn to become unconditionally present to the sick person rather than to the disease. Through stories filled with compassion, wisdom, and gentle humor, Dr. Jeff Kane shows readers how to use mindful attention, therapeutic listening, and truthful speech to help others heal. ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Agnotology in Vaccines

    by Pixie Seymour

    What You Need to Know about Vaccine-SafetyAgnotology means 'Culturally induced ignorance by the publication of inaccurate or misleading scientific data'Just for a minute ponder what agnotology in vaccines means and you will start to realise that we have been 'lied' to. Lies by obfuscation.Parents need to get up to speed on the knowledge that is being kept hidden from them in the name of money. The ... Read more

    $1.09 AUD

  • Jabbed

    How the Vaccine Industry, Medical Establishment, and Government Stick It to You and Your Family

    by Brett Wilcox

    Jabbed demonstrates that the medical procedure hailed as the greatest medical advancement in history—vaccines—is a racket run by criminals and gullible believers who have replaced vaccine science with the religion of vaccinology. Vaccine marketers teach believers to fear, shame, and scapegoat anyone foolish enough to question the sanctity of vaccines. Such an environment is not the domain of ... Read more

    $27.99 AUD

  • Diabetes: Naturally Lower Your Blood Sugar Without Medication Using Herbal Remedies and Recipes

    by John Franz

    Many physicians advise their patients how to better manage diabetes, but why should they simply control it when it is possible to be rid of it once and for all?In Diabetes: Naturally Lower Your Blood Sugar Without Medication Using Herbal Remedies and Recipes, John Franz presents several natural and inexpensive solutions to do just that by putting a magnifying glass over the real cause of diabetes: ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • How to End the Autism Epidemic

    by J.B. Handley

    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

    $24.52 AUD

  • Bigger Government

    The Future of Government Expenditure in Advanced Economies

    by Marc Robinson

    FINANCIAL TIMES BEST ECONOMICS BOOKS OF 2020Advanced nations are headed for a new era of bigger government, with government expenditure set to increase enormously over the next three decades. In all advanced economies, health spending will be driven irresistibly upward by the costs of precision medicine and other new technologies, and the need to repair weaknesses highlighted by the coronavirus ... Read more

    $16.49 AUD

  • Law for Nurses and Midwives

    by Mary Chiarella and 10 more

    An easy-to-follow introduction to the legal issues affecting health care providers in Australia.Law for Nurses and Midwives, 7th edition gives undergraduate and postgraduate nursing and midwifery students a concise introduction to the law as it pertains health care provision in Australia.As students will already appreciate, nursing and midwifery practice involves making decisions with and for ... Read more

    $118.90 AUD