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Doctors Killed George Washington

By: Barrett, Erin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Conari Press:

Seller ID: BB0235890

ISBN: 1573247197

Condition: vg


Covered here are more than 500 of medicines brilliant achievements, crashing failures, and bizarre oddities, from prehistoric healers to 21st-century HMOs. This compilation of humorous episodes in the history of medicine includes entries such as: ancient Egyptian surgeons put their patients under by hitting them on the head with a mallet; at a Tokyo hospital, 30 percent of patients with throat polyps claimed karaoke was the cause; in the era of bloodletting, George Washi... View more info

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American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Nutrition for Cancer Patients

By: Bloch, Abby S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: American Cancer Society:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0240259

ISBN: 0944235786

Condition: vg+


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Bulimia/anorexia

By: Boskind-White, Marlene

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2001, c2000.:

Edition: 3

Seller ID: BB0229526

ISBN: 0393319237

Condition: vg


Here is a basic source of information on the dynamics of eating disorders, written by two therapists who pioneered in treating them. This accessible and empowering book now adds four new chapters: "Anorexia Nervosa: Sociocultural Perspectives," "Intensive Psychotherapy with Anorexics," "Surviving Managed Care" (addressed especially to therapists), and "Our Daughters, Ourselves." The book includes stories of bulimic and anorexic women in their own words sympathetic peer-g... View more info

Uncommon Cures For Everyday Ailments, From the Editors of Bottom Line / Health

By: Bottom Line / Health

Price: $5.00

Publisher: , 2009:

Seller ID: BB0245907

ISBN: 0887235158

Condition: vg-


Crease on front cover. View more info

Disease and history

By: Cartwright, Frederick Fox

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, NY : Dorset Press, c1972.:

Seller ID: BB0236705

ISBN: 0880296909

Condition: vg/vg


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Anatomy of an illness as perceived by the patient

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Toronto ; Bantam, 1981, c1979.:

Seller ID: BB0241545

ISBN: 0553343653

Condition: good


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American Plague The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic That Shaped Our History

By: Crosby, Molly Caldwell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Berkley Books, New York, 2006:

Seller ID: BB0247624

ISBN: 0425212025

Condition: vg/vg


Slave ships brought it to America as far back as 1648-and over the centuries, yellow fever epidemics plagued the United States. Carried along the mighty Mississippi River, it ravaged towns from New Orleans to St. Louis. New York City lost 2,000 lives in one year alone. It even forced the nation's capital to relocate from Philadelphia to Washington, DC. "The American Plague" reveals the true story of yellow fever, recounting Memphis, Tennessee's near-destruction and ... View more info

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Mayo Clinic on Prostate Health: Answers from the World-Renowned Mayo Clinic on Prostate Inflammation-Enlargement Cancer

By: David M., MD Gershenson

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corporation:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0240680

ISBN: 1893005038

Condition: vg


A reliable, practical, easy-to-understand book on how to identify and manage prostate conditions from the world-renowned Mayo Clinic. Prostate disease affects most men at some point. This book can help readers identify and understand prostate problems, and make well-informed decisions on how to treat them. In Mayo Clinic on Prostate Health, readers will find out how to improve their lifestyle as well as get answers to common questions. Readers will learn when to have a P... View more info

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Who gave Pinta to the Santa Maria?

By: Desowitz, Robert S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1997.:

Seller ID: BB0211134

ISBN: 0393040844

Condition: vg


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Who gave Pinta to the Santa Maria?

By: Desowitz, Robert S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1997.:

Seller ID: BB0248817

ISBN: 0393040844

Condition: vg


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Diabetes Self-management Answer Book: 501 Tips And Secrets To Keep You Healthy

By: Diabetes Self-Management Books

Price: $9.00

Publisher: R a Rapaport Pub, 2004:

Seller ID: BB0253078

ISBN: 0963170171

Condition: Like New


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Pox

By: Hayden, Deborah

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2003.:

Seller ID: BB0236686

ISBN: 0465028810

Condition: vg/vg


Was Beethoven experiencing syphilitic euphoria when he composed "Ode to Joy"? Did van Gogh paint "Crows Over the Wheatfield" in a fit of diseased madness right before he shot himself? Was syphilis a stowaway on Columbus's return voyage to Europe? The answers to these provocative questions are likely "yes," claims Deborah Hayden in this riveting investigation of the effects of the "Pox" on the lives and works of world figures from the fifteenth through the twentieth centu... View more info

The Back Pack: The Natural Guide to Being Kind to Your Back

By: Hobden, Jane

Price: $4.00

Publisher: St Martins Pr, 1999:

Seller ID: BB0249089

ISBN: 0312243405

Condition: vg


Having a strong, healthy back is central to our physical well-being and is often taken for granted by those who have one. But, according to the National Back Pain Association, 30 percent of adults suffer from back problems every year. The Back Pack, designed specifically for women, offers clear, practical information and exercises on all aspects of back care. A whole range of health, fitness, and beauty measures are included to help condition a strong back, as well as ti... View more info

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In the Arms of Morpheus

By: Hodgson, Barbara

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd:

Seller ID: BB0236702

ISBN: 1552975401

Condition: vg


The follow-up to the widely praised "Opium," In The Arms of Morpheus is the shocking story of how a simple but bewitching substance, touted as a miracle drug, enslaved unwitting generations of 19th century writers, artists and ordinary citizens. Extracted from opium, the sap of the poppy, this popular drug was welcomed into the homes of rich and poor alike, in the guise of medicinal uses in the form of laudanum and opium elixirs, and as pure, undisguised morphine. View more info

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The greatest killer

By: Hopkins, Donald R.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Chicago., Illinois: University of Chicago Press : c2002.:

Seller ID: BB0236685

ISBN: 0226351688

Condition: vg


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Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences

By: Huber, Jeffrey T. ; Jo Anne Boorkman ; Jean Blackwell

Price: $7.00

Publisher: ALA Editions, 2008:

Edition: 5

Seller ID: BB0245389

ISBN: 1555706363

Condition: vg


Prepared with the Medical Library Association, this completely updated and revised fifth edition lists classic and up-to-the-minute print resources and helps librarians to meet customers' changing expectations for electronic versions of traditionally print reference sources, new reliable electronic only resources, and resources that they can access from their home computers through freely available Web sites or through library licenses. The authors address questions libr... View more info

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Mayo Clinic on Digestive Health

By: King, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Mayo Clinic:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0240679

ISBN: 1893005321

Condition: vg


Now in its second revised edition, The Mayo Clinic on Digestive Health will feature an updated glossary; up-to-date information on medication and diagnostic treatment; and the latest information on treatment and surgery. View more info

Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 And the Search for the Virus That Caused It

By: Kolata, Gina

Price: $7.00

Publisher: FSG:

Seller ID: BB0236706

ISBN: 0965043266

Condition: vg


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The Sanctuary of Illness: A Memoir of Heart Disease

By: Larson, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HUDSON WHITMAN:

Seller ID: BB0253010

ISBN: 0976881381

Condition: good


Former owner's name on front endpaper. View more info

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A Country Doctor's Journal

By: Macdonald, Roger Kenneth

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Adventure Publications:

Seller ID: BB0240869

ISBN: 1591932106

Condition: vg


Join Dr. Roger MacDonald as he makes rural house calls, responds to unique medical emergencies and experiences heartbreaking tragedies. Share his triumphs and trials as he chronicles 46 years of medical practice in locations ranging from the wild northwoods to idyllic farm country. The book highlights the rich history of country doctors. View more info