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The Bird Way: A New Look at How Birds Talk, Work, Play, Parent, and Think

Jennifer Ackerman · Penguin Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"There is the mammal way and there is the bird way." This is one scientist's pithy distinction between mammal brains and bird brains: two ways to make a highly intelligent mind. But the bird way is much more than a unique pattern of brain wiring, and lately, scientists have...
 
 
Fiber Fueled: The Plant-Based Gut Health Program for Losing Weight, Restoring Your Health, and Optimizing Your Microbiome

Will Bulsiewicz MD · Avery
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The benefits of restrictive diets like paleo and keto have been touted for more than a decade, but as renowned gastroenterologist Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, or "Dr. B," illuminates in this groundbreaking book, the explosion of studies on the microbiome makes it abundantly clear that...
 
 
Notes from an Apocalypse: A Personal Journey to the End of the World and Back

Mark O'Connell · Doubleday
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

By the author of the award-winning To Be a Machine, an absorbing, deeply felt book about our anxious present tense - and coming to grips with the futureWe're alive in a time of worst-case scenarios: The weather has gone uncanny. Old postwar alliances are crumbling. A pandemic draws...
 
 
You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters

Kate Murphy · Celadon Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"A captivating and enlightening book that provides readers with a road map on how to listen and why it is so important to how we connect, work, and life."- Kim Scott, New York Times bestselling author of Radical CandorAt work, we're taught to lead the conversation.On social...
 
 
The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care--and How to Fix It

Makary, Marty · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

One in five Americans now has medical debt in collections and rising health care costs today threaten every small business in America. Dr. Makary, one of the nation's leading health care experts, travels across America and details why health care has become a financial crisis. Drawing...
 
 
Sex in the Brain: How Seizures, Strokes, Dementia, Tumors, and Trauma Can Change Your Sex Life

Amee Baird · Columbia University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

What controls our sex lives? Our brains. Yet there is surprisingly little research into how our brains influence one of the most fundamental of all human behaviors. And there is even less understanding of what can happen to the sexuality of a person who suffers a brain injury or illness...
 
 
On the Backs of Tortoises: Darwin, the Galapagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden

Elizabeth Hennessy · Yale University Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The Galápagos archipelago is often viewed as a last foothold of pristine nature. For sixty years, conservationists have worked to restore this evolutionary Eden after centuries of exploitation at the hands of pirates, whalers, and island settlers. This book tells the story of the islands'...
 
 
Uncomfortably Numb: a memoir about the life-altering diagnosis of multiple sclerosis

Meredith O'Brien · Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing
Pages: 265
Format: Paperback

About losing one's life as it was once imagined, and the ultimate, uneasy peace that's achieved with the permanent uncertainty which accompanies living with a chronic illness.It begins with numbness on her left leg. Then it spreads. Even though an MRI finds a "mass" on her brainstem,...
 
 
Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits

David A. Morton III M.D. · NOLO
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability covers the criteria for getting disability benefits for back problems, heart and cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, autoimmune diseases, mental issues like depression and anxiety, and 200 other medical conditions.Learn how to match the medical...
 
 
Social Security, Medicare and Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits

Joseph Matthews Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

If you want to get the highest possible retirement or pension income - not to mention the best medical coverage - turn to Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions to discover the benefits you're entitled to and how to claim them as easily as possible. Navigate the complex...