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The Truth about the Drug Companies how they deceive us and what to do about it

By: Angell, Marcia

Price: $6.29

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2004

Seller ID: 1130


During her two decades at The New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Marcia Angell had a front-row seat on the appalling spectacle of the pharmaceutical industry. She watched drug companies stray from their original mission of discovering and manufacturing useful drugs and instead become vast marketing machines with unprecedented control over their own fortunes. She saw them gain nearly limitless influence over medical research, education, and how doctors do their jobs. Sh... View more info

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Gracefully Insane The Rise and Fall of America's Premier Mental Hospital

By: Beam, Alex

Price: $5.20

Publisher: New York, Publicaffairs: 2001

Seller ID: 1474


An entertaining and poignant social histroy of McLean Hospital-temporary home to many of the troubled genuises of our age-and of the evolution of the treatment of mental illness from the early 19th centruy to today. . Its landscaped ground, chosen by Frederick Law Olmsted and dotted with Tudor mansions, could belong to a New England prep school. There are no fences, no guards, no locked gates. But McLean Hospital is a mental institution-one of the most famous, most elite... View more info

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Woman's body an owner's manual

By: Diagram Group

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Paddington Press: 1977

Seller ID: 627


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Child's body a parent's manual

By: Diagram Group

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Paddington Press : distributed by Grosset & Dunlap: 1977

Seller ID: 628


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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: $3.49

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1997

Seller ID: 1348


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 less amenable to assimilation than most immigrants, adhering steadfas... View more info

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Introduction to Critical Care Skills

By: Flynn, Janet-Beth McCann Flynn and Nancie Pardue Bruce

Price: $6.80

Publisher: St. Louis, Mosby: 1993

Seller ID: 1613


INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL CARE NURSING SKILLS identifies and describes the essential procedures performed in the critical care unit. Preliminary chapters build a conceptual foundation in nursing process, patient teaching, and crisis intervention, facilitating comprehension of the step-by-step discussion of nursing skills in subsequent chapters. Coverage of skill content spans such areas as mechanical ventilation, defibrillation, intracranial monitoring, total parenteral n... View more info

Epidemiology

By: Gordis, Leon

Price: $3.89

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa., W. B. Saunders Company: 2004

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 1371


The cover is a bit curled from use. Pages are clean and unmarked. ; This popular book applies the author's many years of clinical and teaching experience to make the principles and methods of epidemiology easy to understand and enjoyable to read about. A clear, concise writing style and just the right dose of humor explain the role of epidemiology in measuring disease in a community, estimating risks, and influencing public policy and ethical concerns. Line diagrams, car... View more info

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Health and human values a guide to making your own decisions

By: Harron, Frank; John Burnside; and Tom Beauchamp

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 732


Moral and legal questions produced by modern developments in medical science. Addresses euthanasia, abortion, in vitro fertilization, health care and distributive justice, truth-telling and informed consent, determination of death, and genetic engineering. View more info

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I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know

By: Kirschman, Ellen

Price: $3.74

Publisher: The Guilford Press:

Seller ID: 1137


Will police work change the person you love? Are police marriages destined to fail? What are the chances of your loved one being killed in the line of duty? Separating fact from myth, Dr. Ellen Kirschman answers these and other critical questions in the first comprehensive self-help book created specifically for today's police families. In information-filled chapters, readers will go behind the scenes with other police families as they discuss the benefits and pitfalls o... View more info

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Stopping Diabetes in its Tracks The Definitive Take-Charge Guide

By: Laliberte, Richard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Readers Digest: 2007

Seller ID: 524


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Stiff

By: Roach, Mary

Price: $4.65

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2004

Seller ID: 300


Ex-Library; Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers'some willingly, some unwittingly'have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. They've tested France's first guillotines, ridden the NASA Space Shuttle, been crucified in a Parisian laboratory to test the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin, and helped solve the mystery of TWA Flight 800. For ev... View more info

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Many Lives, Many Masters: the True Story of a Prominent Psychiatrist, His Young Patient and the Past-Life Therapy That Changed Both Their Lives

By: Weiss, Md, Brian L.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, A Fireside Book: 1988

Seller ID: 102


As a traditional psychotherapist, Dr. Brian Weiss was astonished and skeptical when one of his patients began recalling past-life traumas that seemed to hold the key to her recurring nightmares and anxiety attacks. His skepticism was eroded, however, when she began to channel messages from the “space between lives, ” which contained remarkable revelations about Dr. Weiss’ family and his dead son. Using past-life therapy, he was able to cure the patient and embark o... View more info