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Mental: Lithium, Love, and Losing My Mind

JAIME LOWE · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A riveting memoir and a fascinating investigation of the history, uses, and controversies behind lithium, an essential medication for millions of people struggling with bipolar disorder. It began in Los Angeles in 1993, when Jaime Lowe was just sixteen. She stopped sleeping and eating,...
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Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America

Mary Otto · The New Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"[Teeth is] ... more than an exploration of a two-tiered system - it is a call for sweeping, radical change." - New York Times Book Review"Show me your teeth," the great naturalist Georges Cuvier is credited with saying, "and I will tell you who you are."...
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Strong in the Broken Places: A Memoir of Addiction and Redemption Through Wellness

Quentin Vennie · Rodale Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Quentin Vennie shouldn't be alive -- he has walked a path that many don't live long enough to write about. Growing up in Baltimore, he was surrounded by nothing but dead ends. Statistics mapped out his future, and he grew hostile toward a world that viewed him with suspicion and disdain....
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Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything

Lydia Kang · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

What won't we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was touted as immortality in a glass. And when strychnine - yes, that strychnine, the one used in rat poison...
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Year of No Clutter: A Memoir

Eve O Schaub · Sourcebooks
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Eve has a problem with clutter. Too much stuff and too easily acquired, it confronts her in every corner and on every surface in her house. When she pledges to tackle the worst offender, her horror of a "Hell Room," she anticipates finally being able to throw away all of the unnecessary...
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Walking with Peety: The Dog Who Saved My Life

Eric O'Grey · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Eric was 150 pounds overweight, depressed, and sick. After a lifetime of failed diet attempts, and the onset of type 2 diabetes due to his weight, Eric went to a new doctor, who surprisingly prescribed a shelter dog. And that's when Eric met Peety: an overweight, middle-aged, and forgotten...
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Living with HIV: A Patient's Guide, 2D Ed.

Mark Cichocki · McFarland
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

In its updated and expanded second edition, this helpful guide offers a wealth of information for people living with HIV and for people caring for HIV-positive loved ones. All aspects of HIV/AIDS are discussed, including opportunistic and associated infections, dental care, exercise and nutrition,...
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Miracle Cure: The Creation of Antibiotics and the Birth of Modern Medicine

William Rosen · Viking
Pages: 368
Format: Library Binding

For fans of Microbe Hunters: The epic history of how antibiotics were born, saving millions of lives and creating a vast new industry known as Big Pharma.As late as the 1930s, virtually no drug intended for sickness did any good; doctors could set bones, deliver babies, and offer palliative...
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Admissions: Life as a Brain Surgeon

HENRY MARSH · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The International Bestseller"Marsh has retired, which means he's taking a thorough inventory of his life. His reflections and recollections make Admissions and even more introspective memoir than his first, if such a thing is possible." -- The New York Times"Consistently...
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Just Move!: A New Approach to Fitness After 50

JAMES P OWEN · National Geographic
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

This step-by-step guide, written by a best-selling author and former Wall Street titan, provides all the information - and inspiration - you need to feel better, reduce aches and pains, and push back against aging with a personalized fitness program that's right for you. Whatever your...
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