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  • Apollo's Arrow

    The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live

    A piercing and scientifically grounded look at the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic and how it will change the way we live—"excellent and timely." (The New Yorker)Apollo's Arrow offers a riveting account of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as it swept through American society in 2020, and of how the recovery will unfold in the coming years. Drawing on momentous (yet dimly remembered) ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $11.99 USD

  • The Premonition: A Pandemic Story

    by Michael Lewis ...
    **New York Times BestsellerFor those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there was nothing to worry about.**Fortunately, we are still a nation of skeptics. Fortunately, there are those among us who study pandemics and are willing to look unflinchingly at worst-case scenarios. Michael Lewis’s taut and brilliant nonfiction ... Read more

    $18.89 USD

  • Thrive

    How Better Mental Health Care Transforms Lives and Saves Money

    A compelling argument for improving society's mental health through increased services and better policyMental illness is a leading cause of suffering in the modern world. In sheer numbers, it afflicts at least 20 percent of people in developed countries. It reduces life expectancy as much as smoking does, accounts for nearly half of all disability claims, is behind half of all worker sick days, ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalitis, 2nd ed.

    It's Mitochondria, Not Hypochondria

    Mitochondria are the powerhouses of our cells, essential for the production and management of energy at the cell level. Dr. Sarah Myhill has spent years studying the relationship between mitochondrial malfunction and one of the most common problems that leads people to the doctor’s office: fatigue.In Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalitis, Dr. Myhill examines ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $17.99 USD

  • Unthinkable

    An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains

    by Helen Thomson ...
    An Amazon Best Nonfiction Book of the MonthIndiebound BestsellerAward-winning science writer Helen Thomson unlocks the biggest mysteries of the human brain by examining nine extraordinary casesOur brains are far stranger than we think. We take it for granted that we can remember, feel emotion, navigate, empathise and understand the world around us, but how would our lives change if these abilities ... Read more

    $18.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Blue Death

    The Intriguing Past and Present Danger of the Water You Drink

    With the keen eyes of a scientist and the sensibilities of a seasoned writer, Dr. Robert Morris chronicles the fascinating and at times frightening story of our drinking water. His gripping narrative vividly recounts the epidemics that have shaken cities and nations, the scientists who reached into the invisible and emerged with controversial truths that would save millions of lives, and the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Sizwe's Test

    A Young Man's Journey Through Africa's AIDS Epidemic

    At the age of twenty-nine, Sizwe Magadla is among the most handsome, well-educated, and richest of the men in his poverty-stricken village. Dr. Hermann Reuter, a son of old South West African stock, wants to show the world that if you provide decent treatment, people will come and get it, no matter their circumstances.Sizwe and Hermann live at the epicenter of the greatest plague of our times, the ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Stress, Appraisal, and Coping

    The reissue of a classic work, now with a foreword by Daniel Goleman!Here is a monumental work that continues in the tradition pioneered by co-author Richard Lazarus in his classic book Psychological Stress and the Coping Process. Dr. Lazarus and his collaborator, Dr. Susan Folkman, present here a detailed theory of psychological stress, building on the concepts of cognitive appraisal and coping ... Read more

    $85.49 USD

  • Denial

    A Memoir of Terror

    by Jessica Stern ...
    “Denial is one of the most important books I have read in a decade....Brave, life-changing, and gripping as a thriller….A tour de force.”—Naomi WolfOne of the world’s foremost experts on terrorism and post-traumatic stress disorder, Jessica Stern has subtitled her book Denial, “A Memoir of Terror.” A brave and astonishingly frank examination of her own unsolved rape at the age of fifteen, Denial ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Nightmare Scenario

    Inside the Trump Administration's Response to the Pandemic That Changed History

    Instant #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellerFrom the Washington Post journalists Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta—the definitive account of the Trump administration’s tragic mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the chaos, incompetence, and craven politicization that has led to more than a half million American deaths and counting.Since the day Donald Trump was elected, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Babys Cross: A Tuberculosis Survivors Memoir

    The Babys Cross is a memoir about a tuberculosis survivor named Gale, a young girl who fought many obstacles in her life. She was born prematurely and with the help of a neighbor, she survived. At age two, a fall down the stairs was to take her life in a direction that seemed almost impossible to endure at the time. The losses in her life were many, including her mother, many other family ... Read more

    $4.95 USD

  • How to Change Your Mind

    What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

    **“Pollan keeps you turning the pages . . . cleareyed and assured.” —New York TimesA #1 New York Times Bestseller, New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018, and New York Times Notable BookA brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences**When ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Vaccinated

    One Man's Quest to Defeat the World's Deadliest Diseases

    Vaccines save millions of lives every year, and one man, Maurice Hilleman, was responsible for nine of the big fourteen. Paul Offit recounts his story and the story of vaccinesMaurice Hilleman discovered nine vaccines that practically every child gets, rendering formerly dread diseases—including often devastating ones such as mumps and rubella—practically forgotten. Paul A. Offit, a vaccine ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Stahl's Essential Psychopharmacology

    Neuroscientific Basis and Practical Applications

    With this fully revised fourth edition, Dr Stahl returns to the essential roots of what it means to become a neurobiologically empowered psychopharmacologist, expertly guided in the selection and combination of treatments for individual patients in practice. Embracing the unifying themes of 'symptom endophenotypes', dimensions of psychopathology that cut across syndromes, and 'symptoms and ... Read more

    $73.79 USD

  • Prejudice Bones in My Body: Essays on Muslim Racism, Bigotry and Spiritual Abuse

    by Umm Zakiyyah ...
    “There’s no racism in Islam,” many Muslims claim. Yet anti-Black racism remains a defining trait of the cultures of Arabs and South Asians, who form the majority of Muslim immigrants to the United States. In this collection of essays, Umm Zakiyyah, internationally acclaimed author of The Abuse of Forgiveness and No One Taught Me the Human Side of Islam, speaks honestly about her own experiences ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Full of Sound and Fury: A Guide to Misophonia

    When I started writing this book I had one goal in mind: awareness. I never expected that writing it would be so therapeutic. There’s something unique about a raw emotional journey. The book took long days and nights – and not to mention the extra work required to format and design everything myself. This book aims to provide information and awareness for Misophonia. Featuring real interviews with ... Read more

    $8.01 USD

  • Cheating Destiny

    Living with Diabetes

    A candid, provocative, and moving account of one of America’s fastest-growing health issuesIf you or someone you love has diabetes, you are not alone — more than twenty million Americans now live with the disease. In Cheating Destiny, the best-selling author James S. Hirsch offers an incisive, sometimes surprising portrait of diabetes in America. Hirsch is intimately familiar with the disease: he ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • El Porton de la confianza

    El presente portón está compuesto por tan sólo un fragmento de la clásica obra maestra del judaísmo escrita por Rabenu Bejaye, el Jobot Halebabot, “El deber de los corazones”. “El portón de la confianza”, en particular, es un capítulo de lectura obligatoria para todo el que pretende transitar por este mundo sintiendo a su lado la presencia de Dios Todopoderoso. Confiar en Dios es uno de los ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Cholera Years

    The United States in 1832, 1849, and 1866

    Cholera was the classic epidemic disease of the nineteenth century, as the plague had been for the fourteenth. Its defeat was a reflection not only of progress in medical knowledge but of enduring changes in American social thought. Rosenberg has focused his study on New York City, the most highly developed center of this new society. Carefully documented, full of descriptive detail, yet written ... Read more

    $18.79 USD

  • Use Your Brain to Change Your Age

    Secrets to Look, Feel, and Think Younger Every Day

    **From the bestselling author and PBS star, a brain healthy program to turn back the clock, and keep your mind sharp and your body fit.“Dr. Amen magically shows us that the aging of our brain need not match the aging of our bodies.”—Mehmet Oz, M.D.**A healthy brain is the key to staying vibrant and alive for a long time, and in Use Your Brain to Change Your Age, bestselling author and brain expert ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Cracked

    Life on the Edge in a Rehab Clinic

    by Drew Pinsky ...
    Dr. Drew Pinsky is best known as the cohost of the long-running radio advice program Loveline. But his workday is spent at a major Southern California clinic, treating the severest cases of drug dependency and psychiatric breakdown. In this riveting book, Pinsky reveals the intimate and often shocking stories of his patients as they struggle with emotional trauma, sexual abuse, and a host of ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Medical Illuminations

    Using Evidence, Visualization and Statistical Thinking to Improve Healthcare

    by Howard Wainer ...
    Is it sensible to screen for breast or prostate cancer? Should the locations of cancer clusters be made available to the general public? When a doctor wants to perform major surgery and there's no chance for a second opinion, do you agree? The answers to these questions are not as black and white as they may first appear. Medical Illuminations presents thirteen contemporary medical topics, from ... Read more

    $28.49 USD

  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

    Scientific and Professional Dimensions

    This authored text-reference will be the first comprehensive text in the rapidly growing field of psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder.According to the NIMH, approximately 5.2 million American adults already suffer from post traumatic stress disorder. Caused by everything from combat experience to violent personal assaults to natural disasters and accidents, the incidence of PTSD ... Read more

    $77.39 USD

  • Schizophrenia For Dummies

    Practical tools for leading a happy, productive lifeSchizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and disabling mental disorder that afflicts one percent of the population, an estimated 2.5 million people in America alone. The firsthand advice in this reassuring guide will empower the families and caregivers of schizophrenia patients to take charge, offering expert advice on identifying the warning signs, ... Read more

    $12.00 USD