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  • On Call

    A Doctor's Journey in Public Service

    **The memoir by the doctor who became a beacon of hope for millions through the COVID pandemic, and whose six-decade career in high-level public service put him in the room with seven presidents“An eventful autobiography [and] a classic American story…Gripping.”—The Washington Post“One of the most consequential and most prominent [careers] in American medicine in the past fifty years.”—Jerome ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Mating in Captivity

    Unlocking Erotic Intelligence

    by Esther Perel ...
    A New York City therapist examines the paradoxical relationship between domesticity and sexual desire and explains what it takes to bring lust home.One of the world’s most respected voices on erotic intelligence, Esther Perel offers a bold, provocative new take on intimacy and sex. Mating in Captivity invites us to explore the paradoxical union of domesticity and sexual desire, and explains what ... Read more

    $14.49 USD

  • Grain Brain

    The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers

    The devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health.In Grain Brain, renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, exposes a finding that's been buried in the medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. Even so-called healthy carbs like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, epilepsy, anxiety, chronic ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Cancer Code

    A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery

    Series Book 3 - The Wellness Code
    Author of the international bestsellers The Diabetes Code and The Obesity Code Dr. Jason Fung returns with an eye-opening biography of cancer in which he offers a radical new paradigm for understanding cancer—and issues a call to action for reducing risk moving forward.Our understanding of cancer is slowly undergoing a revolution, allowing for the development of more effective treatments. For the ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris

    **With a New Chapter and Updated Epilogue on CoronavirusA Financial Times Best Health Book of 2019 and a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice"Honigsbaum does a superb job covering a century’s worth of pandemics and the fears they invariably unleash." —Howard Markel, MD, PhD, director of the Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan**How can we understand the COVID-19 ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Still Me

    Accepting Alzheimer’s Without Losing Yourself

    Alzheimer’s is scary. But you can still find ways to be you after the diagnosis.Rebecca Chopp never expected a routine annual checkup to uncover symptoms that ultimately revealed she has early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. The news was devastating.After recovering from the shock, Rebecca knew the next steps: retire from her stressful job leading the University of Denver, hold on to the core of ... Read more

    $8.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Indoctrinated Brain

    How to Successfully Fend Off the Global Attack on Your Mental Freedom

    Global War on the Human BrainThroughout the world, mental capacity is declining, especially among young people, while depression rates are rising dramatically. Meanwhile, one in forty men and women suffers from Alzheimer's, and the age of onset is falling rapidly. But the causes are not being eliminated, quite the opposite. Can this just be coincidence?The Indoctrinated Brain introduces a largely ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Plagues upon the Earth

    Disease and the Course of Human History

    by Kyle Harper ...
    Series series The Princeton Economic History of the Western World
    A sweeping germ’s-eye view of history from human origins to global pandemicsPlagues upon the Earth is a monumental history of humans and their germs. Weaving together a grand narrative of global history with insights from cutting-edge genetics, Kyle Harper explains why humanity’s uniquely dangerous disease pool is rooted deep in our evolutionary past, and why its growth is accelerated by ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • How to Forgive: The Seven Steps

    Change your life for good, forever, for less than a dollar. Veteran spiritual writer D. Patrick Miller describes the "Seven Steps of Forgiving" in this concise handbook that makes a mystical process perfectly clear. If you suspect that you'd be happier, more creative, and more connected to others if you could forgive, you're right. If you just haven't known how, or keep getting stuck on certain ... Read more

    $0.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Recovering from Multiple Sclerosis

    Real life stories of hope and inspiration

    MS is considered to be an incurable disease, but these inspiring stories of people diagnosed with MS show that recovery is possible. These stories track the journeys of twelve ordinary people from around the world, offering real hope for people with MS everywhere.'This is a must read for anyone with MS. Recovery is achievable. It is all about the lifestyle choices we make every day!' - Dr Terry ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $23.99 USD

  • Controversies in Obesity

    This book explores the pathophysiology, clinical assessment and management of the obese patient in the context of serious chronic disease, as well as the political and environmental aspects, including prevention. The book's approach of arriving at an exploration of these issues through the vehicle of assessing the controversies is unique and interesting, attempting to debunk the myths and explore ... Read more

    $89.99 USD

  • Infectious Disease: A Very Short Introduction

    Series series Very Short Introductions
    As doctors and biologists have learned, to their dismay, infectious disease is a moving target: new diseases emerge every year, old diseases evolve into new forms, and ecological and socioeconomic upheavals change the transmission pathways by which disease spread. By taking an approach focused on the general evolutionary and ecological dynamics of disease, this Very Short Introduction provides a ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • The End of Memory

    A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer’s

    by Jay Ingram ...
    An illuminating biography of "the plague of the twenty-first century" and scientists' efforts to understand and, they hope, prevent it, The End of Memory is a book for those who want to find out the true story behind an affliction that courses through families and wreaks havoc on the lives of millions.It is a wicked disease that robs its victims of their memories, their ability to think clearly, ... Read more

    $11.99 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

    $12.99 USD

  • The Child in You

    The Breakthrough Method for Bringing Out Your Authentic Self

    **The breakthrough two-million-copy international bestseller about how to befriend your inner child to find happiness"Compassionate, clear-eyed, and insightful . . . The Child in You is like your own personal therapist that you can carry around with you." --Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone**Nominated for Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Bitten

    The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons

    by Kris Newby ...
    A riveting thriller reminiscent of The Hot Zone, this true story dives into the mystery surrounding one of the most controversial and misdiagnosed conditions of our time—Lyme disease—and of Willy Burgdorfer, the man who discovered the microbe behind it, revealing his secret role in developing bug-borne biological weapons, and raising terrifying questions about the genesis of the epidemic of tick ... Read more

    $13.49 USD

  • AcciDental Blow Up in Medicine

    Battle Plan for Your Life

    by Simon Yu ...
    AcciDental Blow Up in Medicine: Battle Plan for Your Life offers an in-depth look at how to detect and treat deeply hidden dental problems and parasite/fungal problems which are ‘asymmetric threats’ to health. You hold in your hands the key to a healthier immune system, and a healthier future.In my years as a conventional physician and regional HMO medical director, I experienced the limits of ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Plague Year

    America in the Time of Covid

    From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Looming Tower, and the pandemic novel The End of October: an unprecedented, momentous account of Covid-19—its origins, its wide-ranging repercussions, and the ongoing global fight to contain it"A book of panoramic breadth ... managing to surprise us about even those episodes we … thought we knew well … [With] lively exchanges about spike proteins and ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $8.99 USD

  • Viruses

    The Invisible Enemy

    Series series Oxford Landmark Science
    For all our hubris, humans can be felled rapidly by an invisible enemy - viruses. All around us are minute entities that can damage and kill: the millions of viruses that pervade the natural world. Our bodies harbour many that we have long tolerated, but a new one, that jumps into humans from another species, can be lethal - as we have seen most recently with the virus responsible for COVID-19. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • A Dignified Life

    The Best Friends™ Approach to Alzheimer's Care: A Guide for Care Partners

    More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's disease or a related form of dementia. By the year 2030, experts estimate that as many as 66 million people around the world will be faced with this life-altering disease. Unfortunately, these staggering statistics impact millions of caregivers, too. Compared with all types of caregivers, those who assist someone with dementia ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Circular Statistics in R

    Circular Statistics in R provides the most comprehensive guide to the analysis of circular data in over a decade. Circular data arise in many scientific contexts whether it be angular directions such as: observed compass directions of departure of radio-collared migratory birds from a release point; bond angles measured in different molecules; wind directions at different times of year at a wind ... Read more

    $53.99 USD

  • Osteomyelitis of the Foot and Ankle

    Medical and Surgical Management

    Edited by Troy J. Boffeli ...
    Providing specific treatment protocols that can be individualized to a particular patient’s condition after consideration of the entire clinical picture, this how-to guide focuses on a variety of challenging and controversial situations related to the treatment of patients with osteomyelitis of the foot and ankle. Covering everything from diagnostic and imaging techniques to medical and surgical ... Read more

    $80.99 USD

  • A Really Good Day

    How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life

    The true story of how a renowned writer’s struggle with mood storms led her to try a remedy as drastic as it is forbidden: microdoses of LSD. Her revealing, fascinating journey provides a window into one family and the complex world of a once-infamous drug seen through new eyes.When a small vial arrives in her mailbox from "Lewis Carroll," Ayelet Waldman is at a low point. Her moods have become ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $11.99 USD