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Get Me Out: A History Of Childbirth From The Garden Of Eden To The Sperm Bank

By: Randi Hutter Epstein M.d.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, 2010:

Seller ID: BB0257771

ISBN: 0393064581

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Making and having babies what it takes to get pregnant, stay pregnant, and deliver has mystified women and men for the whole of human history. The birth gurus of ancient times told newlyweds that simultaneous orgasms were necessary for conception and that during pregnancy a woman should drink red wine but not too much and have sex but not too frequently. Over the last one hundred years, depending on the latest prevailing advice, women have taken morphine, practiced Lamaze, relied on ultrasound images, sampled fertility drugs, and shopped at sperm banks. In Get Me Out, the insatiably curious Ra... View more info

Living in the Shadow of Death: Tuberculosis and the Social Experience of Illness in American...

By: Sheila M. Rothman

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Basic Books, 1994:

Seller ID: BB0257823

ISBN: 0465030025

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Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger's Syndrome: A Parent's Guide

By: Stewart, Kathryn

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications, 2002:

Seller ID: BB0253377

ISBN: 1572242779

Condition: vg-


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The Pain Chronicles

By: Thernstrom, Melanie

Price: $7.00

Publisher: FSG, 2010:

Seller ID: BB0243289

ISBN: 0865476810

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Each of us will know physical pain in our lives, but none of us knows when it will come or how long it will stay. Today as much as 10 percent of the population of the United States suffers from chronic pain. It is more widespread, misdiagnosed, and undertreated than any major disease. While recent research has shown that pain produces pathological changes to the brain and spinal cord, many doctors and patients still labor under misguided cultural notions and outdated scientific dogmas that prevent proper treatment, to devastating effect. In "The Pain Chronicles," a singular and deeply h... View more info