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Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness

Alisa Roth · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An urgent exposé of the mental health crisis in our courts, jails, and prisonsAmerica has made mental illness a crime. Jails in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago each house more people with mental illnesses than any hospital. As many as half of all people in America's jails and prisons...
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Senior Moments: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Willard Spiegelman · Farrar
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

A moving collection of essays on aging and happinessDrawing on more than six decades' worth of lessons from his storied career as a writer and professor, Willard Spiegelman reflects with candid humor and sophistication on growing old. Senior Moments is a series of discrete essays that,...
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The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity

NADINE BURKE HARRIS · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A pioneering physician reveals how childhood stress leads to lifelong health problems and what we can do to break the cycle. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was already known as a crusading physician delivering targeted care to vulnerable children. But it was Diego - a boy who had stopped growing...
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The Age of Longevity: Re-Imagining Tomorrow for Our New Long Lives

Rosalind C Barnett · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Long, productive lives are the destiny of most of us, not just the privilege of our great-grandchildren. The story of aging is not one of steady decline and decay; we need a new narrative based on solid research, not scare stories. Today Americans enjoy a new, healthy stage of life, between...
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You Can Stop Humming Now: A Doctor's Stories of Life, Death, and in Between

Daniela Lamas · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A critical care doctor's breathtaking stories about what it means to be saved by modern medicineModern medicine is a world that glimmers with new technology and cutting-edge research. To the public eye, medical stories often begin with sirens and flashing lights and culminate in survival...
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Vaccines: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Kristen A Feemster · Oxford University Press
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Immunization is regarded by many as one of the greatest advances in modern civilization. The widespread use of vaccines has led to increases in life expectancy, reductions in the occurrence of childhood diseases, and is generally credited with saving millions of lives annually. But since...
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American Thighs: The Sweet Potato Queens' Guide to Preserving Your Assets

Jill Conner Browne · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 307
Format: Print book

"If I can save one woman from these thighs, I will not have lived in vain," #1 New York Times bestselling humorist Jill Conner Browne writes in American Thighs, her handbook and memoir for the Hot and Flashy. Whether young enough to look "hot" or of the age to only feel...
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The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer

CHARLES GRAEBER · Twelve
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author of The Good Nurse, Charles Graeber details the discovery of cancer's secret weakness, and how a new generation of scientists finally cracked the code on how the human immune system can fight -- and beat -- the disease. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 15.0px...
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The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life

Gigi Vorgan · Workman Publishing Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Want to keep Alzheimer's at bay for years - ideally, forever? Prevention is the way, and this is the guide. Now in paperback and updated throughout, The Alzheimer's Prevention Program is essential for everyone with a family history of Alzheimer's, and for the 80 million baby...
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Mind Choose Food

Jinling Qiu · Hunan science and Technology Press
Pages: 217
Format: Paperback

This is a dietary therapy book of emotions booked by Qiu Jinling. Ms. Qiu will show you the close relation between body and mind. People prone to negative thinking may result from weakness of heart; chronic depression will trigger gastrointestinal problems; being stubborn is due to deficiency...
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Beyond Measure: Essays

Rachel Z Arndt · Sarabande Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Beyond Measure is a fascinating exploration of the rituals, routines, metrics and expectations through which we attempt to quantify and ascribe value to our lives. With mordant humor and penetrating intellect, Arndt casts her gaze beyond event-driven narratives to the machinery underlying...
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Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

Atul Gawande · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 288
Format: Book

Sometimes in medicine the only way to know what is truly going on in a patient is to operate, to look inside with one's own eyes. This book is exploratory surgery on medicine itself, laying bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is — complicated, perplexing, and profoundly...
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The Age of Longevity: Re-Imagining Tomorrow for Our New Long Lives

ROSALIND C RIVERS CARYL BARNETT · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Long, productive lives are the destiny of most of us, not just the privilege of our great-grandchildren. The story of aging is not one of steady decline and decay; we need a new narrative based on solid research, not scare stories. Today Americans enjoy a new, healthy stage of life, between...
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Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area, 18th Edition

John J. Connolly · Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
Pages: 1543
Format: Paperback

Top Doctors: New York Metro Area is the authoritative guide to finding the top primary care and specialty care doctors in the tri-state metropolitan New York area, with profiles of more than 6,500 top primary care and specialty care physicians in a twenty county area spanning three states...
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The Natural First Aid Handbook: Household Remedies, Herbal Treatments, and Basic Emergency Preparedness Everyone Should Know

Brigitte Mars · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Cayenne pepper can stop bleeding. Garlic helps alleviate a toothache. Honey soothes a burn. When an emergency situation arises, simple home remedies can play a vital role in easing symptoms and providing immediate help. Become an effective first responder with a combination of best first-aid...
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