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  • The Age of Sustainable Development

    Jeffrey D. Sachs is one of the world's most perceptive and original analysts of global development. In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent extreme poverty, environmental degradation, and political-economic injustice: sustainable development ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CHTS and CAHIMS Certifications

    The Complete Healthcare Information Technology Reference and Exam GuideGain the skills and knowledge required to implement and support healthcare IT (HIT) systems in various clinical and healthcare business settings. Health Information Technology Exam Guide for CHTS and CAHIMS Certifications prepares IT professionals to transition into HIT with coverage of topics ranging from health data standards ... Read more

    $45.99 USD

  • The Invisible Rainbow

    A History of Electricity and Life

    5g is being rolled out across the country, despite growing evidence that it is disruptive to our health, our safety, and the environment. The Invisible Rainbow is the groundbreaking story of electricity as it’s never been told before—exposing its very real impact on the biosphere and human health.100,000 copies sold!Over the last 220 years, society has evolved a universal belief that electricity ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Control: The Dark History and Troubling Present of Eugenics

    How did an obscure academic idea pave the way to the Holocaust within just fifty years?Control is a book about eugenics, what geneticist Adam Rutherford calls “a defining idea of the twentieth century.” Inspired by Darwin’s ideas about evolution, eugenics arose in Victorian England as a theory for improving the British population, and quickly spread to America, where it was embraced by presidents, ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Lost

    Miscarriage in Nineteenth-Century America

    series Critical Issues in Health and Medicine
    2019 Choice Outstanding Academic TitleIn Lost, medical historian Shannon Withycombe weaves together women’s personal writings and doctors’ publications from the 1820s through the 1910s to investigate the transformative changes in how Americans conceptualized pregnancy, understood miscarriage, and interpreted fetal tissue over the course of the nineteenth century. Withycombe’s pathbreaking research ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • Maximize Your Medicare: 2022-2023 Edition

    Qualify for Benefits, Protect Your Health, and Minimize Your Costs

    by Jae Oh, MBA ...
    "Jae Oh’s Maximize Your Medicare is the best book I’ve read on understanding all of the Medicare options and how Medicare intersects with other health insurance options." —Wade Pfau, Professor of Retirement Income at The American CollegeIncludes the Most Up-to-Date Information for 2022-2023Confused by Medicare? Get answers from Maximize Your Medicare, an informative guide by nationally recognized ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • "Cause Unknown"

    The Epidemic of Sudden Deaths in 2021 & 2022

    series Children’s Health Defense
    What is killing healthy young Americans?2020 saw a spike in deaths in America, smaller than you might imagine during a pandemic, some of which could be attributed to COVID and to initial treatment strategies that were not effective. But then, in 2021, the stats people expected went off the rails. The CEO of the OneAmerica insurance company publicly disclosed that during the third and fourth ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Myth of Normal

    Trauma, Illness, and Healing in a Toxic Culture

    **The instant New York Times bestsellerBy the acclaimed author of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, a groundbreaking investigation into the causes of illness, a bracing critique of how our society breeds disease, and a pathway to health and healing.**In this revolutionary book, renowned physician Gabor Maté eloquently dissects how in Western countries that pride themselves on their healthcare systems ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Song of the Cell

    An Exploration of Medicine and the New Human

    Named a New York Times Notable Book of 2022 and a Best Book of the Year by Oprah Daily, BookPage, Book Riot, the New York Public Library, and more!From the author of The Emperor of All Maladies, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and The Gene, a #1 New York Times bestseller, comes his most spectacular book yet, an exploration of medicine and our radical new ability to manipulate cells. Rich with ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Enterprise of England

    by Ann Swinfen ...
    Book 2 - The Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez
    A devastating threat looms on the horizon…Facing the threat of King Philip’s Enterprise of England – a Spanish invasion and annexation of the country – Sir Francis Walsingham’s espionage service spreads a vast spy network across Europe.Young physician and code-breaker Christoval Alvarez is among those agents.After caring for hundreds of maimed and wounded soldiers returning from the fall of Sluys, ... Read more

    $3.99 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

    $12.99 USD

  • Revolutionary Medicine

    The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health

    An engaging history of the role that George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin played in the origins of public health in AmericaBefore the advent of modern antibiotics, one’s life could be abruptly shattered by contagion and death, and debility from infectious diseases and epidemics was commonplace for early Americans, regardless of social status. Concerns over health affected the ... Read more

    $27.99 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

    $24.99 USD

  • Proteins and amino acids

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

    $1.99 USD

  • EMP Survival: Best Resources on How to Prepare and Survive in Case of an EMP Attack or a Solar Flare

    by Bryanna Lamb ...
    EMP SurvivalBest Resources on How to Prepare and Survive in Case of an EMP Attack or a Solar FlareElectromagnetic Pulses or EMPs are everywhere. They are the driving force behind most, if not all, of the technology that we take for granted today. Buzzing behind the scenes of our everyday life, from a visit to the supermarket or dentist, to warming that frozen dinner in your microwave, from turning ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • The Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic

    "A stirring tale of survival, thanks to man's best friend." —Seattle TimesWhen a deadly diphtheria epidemic swept through Nome, Alaska, in 1925, the local doctor knew that without a fresh batch of antitoxin, his patients would die. The lifesaving serum was a thousand miles away, the port was icebound, and planes couldn't fly in blizzard conditions—only the dogs could make it. The heroic dash of ... Read more

    $12.99 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

    $21.99 USD

  • The Truth about Wuhan

    How I Uncovered the Biggest Lie in History

    Shocking new insider information that shows what really happened in Wuhan, China, at the start of the COVID-19 outbreak and in the ensuing cover-up.The day that Dr. Andrew G. Huff left his senior scientist and vice president role at EcoHealth Alliance was one of the happiest days of his life due to the corruption he had witnessed at the organization. However, he never thought working there would ... Read more

    $17.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Normal at Any Cost

    Tall Girls, Short Boys, and the Medical Industry's Quest toManipulate Height

    A fascinating story of medical experimentation, parental love, and the extreme measures taken to make children fit within ?the norm.?Most people rarely think about their height beyond a little wishing and hoping. But for the parents of children who are ridiculed by their peers for being extraordinarily tall or extraordinarily short, height can cause great anguish. For decades, the medical ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • Bathsheba's Breast

    Women, Cancer, and History

    An absorbing and unsettling history of breast cancer told through the stories of women who have confronted it from ancient times to the present.A Los Angeles Times Best Book of the YearIn 1967, an Italian surgeon touring Amsterdam’s Rijks museum stopped in front of Rembrandt’s Bathsheba at Her Bath and noticed an asymmetry to Bathsheba’s left breast; it seemed distended, swollen near the armpit, ... Read more

    $12.99 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

  • Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations

    Book 30 - Jossey-Bass Public Health
    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

    $118.00 USD

  • Care After Covid: What the Pandemic Revealed Is Broken in Healthcare and How to Reinvent It

    A practical action plan for reinventing healthcare in a post-pandemic world—from a physician-entrepreneur who works with Fortune 500 companies.If the healthcare system were an emperor, Covid-19 tragically revealed that it had no clothes. Healthcare had to adapt, and quickly―sparking a dramatic acceleration of virtual care, drive-through testing, and home-based services. In the process, old rules ... Read more

    $20.99 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

    $47.99 USD