Category: Medical.


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Doctors Killed George Washington

By: Barrett, Erin

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Conari Press:

Seller ID: BB0235890

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

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By: Boskind-White, Marlene

Price: $7.00

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

Edition: 3

Seller ID: BB0229526

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

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

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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

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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

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

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

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

Who gave Pinta to the Santa Maria?

By: Desowitz, Robert S.

Price: $6.00

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

Seller ID: BB0211134

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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

A nice clean copy. View more info

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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures

By: Fadiman, Anne

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, September 1998:

Seller ID: BB0245799

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced, refugees from the CIA-run "Quiet War" in Laos. The Hmong, traditionally a close-knit and fiercely people, have been l... View more info

Arthritis for dummies

By: Fox, Barry

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide, c2000.:

Seller ID: BB0243348

Whether it's a bit a creaky stiffness in the hip, aching knees that make walking from room to room a chore, or inflammation that settles in several joints, arthritis knocks on just about everyone's door sooner or later. While there's no definitive cure for arthritis, there's no reason for you to spend your days sitting at home in an easy chair. You can take charge of your condition, control your symptoms, and get on with your life through a combination of medical care, s... View more info


By: Hayden, Deborah

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2003.:

Seller ID: BB0236686

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

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

In the Arms of Morpheus

By: Hodgson, Barbara

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd:

Seller ID: BB0236702

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

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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

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

Mayo Clinic on Digestive Health

By: King, John

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Mayo Clinic:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0240679

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

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A Country Doctor's Journal

By: Macdonald, Roger Kenneth

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Adventure Publications:

Seller ID: BB0240869

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