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  • The Real Anthony Fauci

    Bill Gates, Big Pharma, and the Global War on Democracy and Public Health

    series Children’s Health Defense
    #1 on AMAZON, and a **NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, USA TODAY and PUBLISHERS WEEKLY NATIONAL BESTSELLEROver 500,000 copies sold.P****harma-funded mainstream media has convinced millions of Americans that Dr. Anthony Fauci is a hero. He is anything but.**As director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Dr. Anthony Fauci dispenses $6.1 billion in annual ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • There Are No Accidents

    The Deadly Rise of Injury and Disaster—Who Profits and Who Pays the Price

    by Jessie Singer ...
    A journalist recounts the surprising history of accidents and reveals how they’ve come to define all that’s wrong with America.We hear it all the time: “Sorry, it was just an accident.” And we’ve been deeply conditioned to just accept that explanation and move on. But as Jessie Singer argues convincingly: There are no such things as accidents. The vast majority of mishaps are not random but ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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  • The Death Gap

    How Inequality Kills

    We hear plenty about the widening income gap between the rich and the poor in America and about the expanding distance separating the haves and the have-nots. But when detailing the many things that the poor have not, we often overlook the most critical—their health. The poor die sooner. Blacks die sooner. And poor urban blacks die sooner than almost all other Americans. In nearly four decades as ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • Pandemic

    Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Coronaviruses and Beyond

    by Sonia Shah ...
    Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize | A New York Times Editor's Choice“[A] grounded, bracingly intelligent study” —NaturePrizewinning science journalist Sonia Shah presents a startling examination of the pandemics that have ravaged humanity—and shows us how history can prepare us to confront the most serious acute global health emergency of our time.Over the past fifty years, more than ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Illegal Drugs

    Does Ecstasy cause brain damage? Why is crack more addictive than cocaine? What questions regarding drugs are legal to ask in a job interview? When does marijuana possession carry a greater prison sentence than murder?Illegal Drugs is the first comprehensive reference to offer timely, pertinent information on every drug currently prohibited by law in the United States. It includes their histories, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Health Care in America

    A History

    A comprehensive history of sickness, health, and medicine in America from Colonial times to the present.In Health Care in America, historian John C. Burnham describes changes over four centuries of medicine and public health in America. Beginning with seventeenth-century concerns over personal and neighborhood illnesses, Burnham concludes with the arrival of a new epoch in American medicine and ... Read more

    $28.69 USD

  • Inflamed

    Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice

    Raj Patel, the New York Times bestselling author of The Value of Nothing, teams up with physician, activist, and co-founder of the Do No Harm Coalition Rupa Marya to reveal the links between health and structural injustices--and to offer a new deep medicine that can heal our bodies and our world.The Covid pandemic and the shocking racial disparities in its impact. The surge in inflammatory ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A Case of Culture

    How Cultural Brokers Bridge Divides in Healthcare

    There are three major healing traditions in the world: Western biomedicine, supernatural healing, and holistic healing. In a world of increasingly blended cultures, languages, and traditions, what happens when these contrasting healing practices clash? In A Case of Culture, author Snigdha Nandipati delves into the unspoken challenges that immigrant patients face when seeking healthcare in the West ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Tapping into The Wire

    The Real Urban Crisis

    Story lines from The Wire challenge public perceptions about the deadly, real-world connections between drugs, crime, and poverty.Did Omar Little die of lead poisoning? Would a decriminalization strategy like the one in Hamsterdam end the War on Drugs? What will it take to save neglected kids like Wallace and Dukie? Tapping into 'The Wire' uses the acclaimed television series as a road map for ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • Being Mortal

    Medicine and What Matters in the End

    by Atul Gawande ...
    **#1 New York Times BestsellerIn Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending**Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • A Heavy Reckoning

    War, Medicine and Survival in Afghanistan and Beyond

    by Emily Mayhew ...
    series Wellcome Collection
    What happens when you reach the threshold of life and death - and come back?As long as humans have lived on the planet, there have been wars, and injured soldiers and civilians. But today, as we engage in wars with increasingly sophisticated technology, we are able to bring people back from ever closer encounters with death.Historian Emily Mayhew explores the reality of medicine and injury in ... Read more

    $6.09 USD

  • An Introduction to Systematic Reviews

    Focused on actively using systematic review as method, this book provides clear, step-by-step advice on the logic and processes of systematic reviewing.Stressing the importance of precision and accuracy, this new edition carefully balances a need for insightful theory with real-world pragmatism; it introduces a wide range of cutting-edge approaches to research synthesis including text mining, ... Read more

    $41.39 USD

  • Proteins and amino acids

    Proteins and amino acidsProteins and amino acids ... Read more

    $1.00 USD

  • Hans Asperger, autismo y Tercer Reich

    En busca de la verdad histórica

    by Herwig Czech ...
    En medicina, es un honor que una enfermedad lleve el nombre del médico que luchó por combatirla. Hans Asperger era conocido hasta hace poco por su epónimo —el síndrome de Asperger— y por una biografía impecable que él mismo había contribuido a construir. El psiquiatra infantil había conseguido pasar a la historia casi como un héroe antinazi, defensor de la dignidad de sus pacientes contra el ... Read more

    $11.99 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

  • USMLE Step 3 Secrets E-Book

    series Secrets
    Clear that final USMLE hurdle with confidence! Bestselling review author Dr. Ted O’Connell prepares you for every aspect of the challenging USMLE Step 3 exam with questions and concise answers designed for today’s residents. Following the popular, time-tested Secrets® format, this enjoyable, easy-to-read book is extremely effective for ensuring success on one of the most important exams you’ll ... Read more

    $30.59 USD

  • The Emperor of All Maladies

    A Biography of Cancer

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, this New York Times bestseller is “an extraordinary achievement” (The New Yorker)—a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy, Fifth Edition

    The essential source for understanding how drugs affect the body and behavior.Fully updated, this matter-of-fact handbook includes the most recent discoveries about drug use, including new information on electronic smoking devices, abuse of prescription stimulants, and the opioid crisis. “Lively, highly informative, unbiased, [and] thorough” (Addiction Research & Theory), Buzzed surveys drugs from ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Vascular Technology Examination PREP

    series LANGE Reviews Allied Health
    Your complete, one-stop guide to passing the Vascular Technology boardsVascular Technology Examination PREP is packed with everything you need to know to ace the ARDMS® Vascular Technology registry exam. Covering all aspects of vascular disease and testing, this unparalleled review book combines a rigorous grounding in vascular principles with high-yield review questions that boost comprehension ... Read more

    $71.99 USD $64.79 USD

  • Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations

    series Jossey-Bass Public Health #30
    Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations, Student EditionThis comprehensive textbook provides a complete introduction to risk management in health care. Risk Management Handbook, Student Edition, covers general risk management techniques; standards of health care risk management administration; federal, state and local laws; and methods for integrating patient safety and enterprise ... Read more

    $113.00 USD

  • A History of Global Health

    Interventions into the Lives of Other Peoples

    A sweeping history explores why people living in resource-poor areas lack access to basic health care after billions of dollars have been invested in international-health assistance.Over the past century, hundreds of billions of dollars have been invested in programs aimed at improving health on a global scale. Given the enormous scale and complexity of these lifesaving operations, why do millions ... Read more

    $31.19 USD

  • Professionalism in Medicine

    A Case-Based Guide for Medical Students

    Learning medical professionalism is a challenging, evolving, and life-long endeavor. Professionalism in Medicine: A Case-Based Guide for Medical Students helps begin this process by engaging students and their teachers in reflection on cases that resonate with the experiences of life in medicine. Through the book's seventy-two cases, commentaries, videos, and literature-based reviews, students ... Read more

    $36.09 USD

  • Applying Quality Management in Healthcare: A Systems Approach, Fifth Edition

    The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the flaws in patient care delivery in many healthcare organizations. Hospitals scrambled to deal with inadequate supplies of ventilators and personal protective equipment while simultaneously combating the inefficiencies inherent in their existing systems. Outpatient areas struggled to deliver care in an environment that was safe for both workers and patients. The ... Read more

    $88.19 USD

  • The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine

    Revised Edition

    In the years following World War II, medicine won major battles against smallpox, diphtheria, and polio. In the same period it also produced treatments to control the progress of Parkinson's, rheumatoid arthritis, and schizophrenia. It made realities of open-heart surgery, organ transplants, test-tube babies. Unquestionably, the medical accomplishments of the postwar years stand at the forefront ... Read more

    $13.99 USD