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Demystifying Hospice: Inside the Stories of Patients and Caregivers

Karen J Clayton · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Hospice care is available to patients and families dealing with terminal illness. , People often do not avail themselves of hospice care because they don't understand what it entails. Many wait until their last few days to request this extraordinary comfort care instead of using the full...
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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood

Rose George · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening exploration of blood, the lifegiving substance with the power of taboo, the value of diamonds and the promise of breakthrough scienceBlood carries life, yet the sight of it makes people faint. It is a waste product and a commodity pricier than oil. It can save lives and transmit...
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Run for Your Life: How to Run, Walk, and Move Without Pain or Injury and Achieve a Sense of Well-Being and Joy

Mark Cucuzzella · Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The first running book by a leading pioneering running doctor and athlete, creator of the Air Force's Efficient Running program--the result of more than three decades of study, practice, and science that shows us in clearly illustrated and accessible text how easy it is to run efficiently...
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Play On: The New Science of Elite Performance at Any Age

Jeff Bercovici · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A lively, deeply reported tour of the science and strategies helping athletes like Tom Brady, Serena Williams, Carli Lloyd, and LeBron James redefine the notion of "peak age." Season after season, today's sports superstars seem to defy the limits of physical aging that inevitably...
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