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This Is Going to Hurt

by Adam Kay Little, Brown (December 03, 2019)

Bestselling author Adam Kay channels Henry Marsh and David Sedaris to tell us the "darkly funny" (The New Yorker) -- and sometimes horrifying -- truth about life and work in a hospital.

Welcome to 97-hour weeks....


Color Medicine

by Charles Klotsche & Paul Heitsch Blackstone Publishing (November 12, 2019)

A new dimension in holistic healing, Color Medicine provides a powerful technique for treating specific imbalances and strengthening the immune system. By combining aura-attuned chromatherapy with harmonious...


Radical

by Kate Pickert Little, Brown Spark (October 01, 2019)

In this "powerful and unflinching page-turner" (New York Times), a healthcare journalist examines the science, history, and culture of breast cancer.

As a health-care journalist, Kate Pickert knew the emotional...


Dying of Whiteness

by Jonathan M. Metzl & Jamie Renell Basic Books (March 26, 2019)

A physician reveals how right-wing backlash policies have mortal consequences -- even for the white voters they promise to help

Named one of the most anticipated books of 2019 by Esquire and the Boston Globe

In...


Ten Drugs

by Thomas Hager Abrams Press (March 04, 2019)

Behind every landmark drug is a story. It could be an oddball researcher’s genius insight, a catalyzing moment in geopolitical history, a new breakthrough technology, or an unexpected but welcome side effect...


In My Hands

by Steven A. Curley Center Street (May 22, 2018)

In IN MY HANDS, surgical oncologist Dr. Steven Curley shares the empowering lessons he's learned over 25 years from his cancer patients' unique stories of struggle, perseverance, and triumph. As Chief of Surgical...


How Not To Be A Doctor

by John Launer Abrams Press (May 14, 2018)

Doctor and medical columnist John Launer has written on the practice and teaching of medicine for many years. Now, more than fifty of his essays have been collected in How Not to Be A Doctor. Taken together,...


Meditation Is Not What You Think

by Jon Kabat-Zinn Hachette Books (May 01, 2018)

Welcome to a master class in mindfulness.

Jon Kabat-Zinn is regarded as "one of the finest teachers of mindfulness you'll ever encounter" (Jack Kornfield). He has been teaching the tangible benefits of meditation...


You Can Stop Humming Now

by Daniela Lamas & Susannah Jones Little, Brown & Company (March 27, 2018)

"Gripping, soaring, inspiring."--Atul Gawande, author of Being Mortal

For readers of Atul Gawande and Jerome Groopman, a book of beautifully crafted stories about what life is like for patients kept alive by...


The Whole Brain

by Raphael Kellman & Hayward Morse Da Capo Lifelong Books (March 27, 2018)

A groundbreaking, medication-free, scientifically based approach to healing depression, anxiety, and brain fog by focusing on your "whole brain"--the brain, the gut, the microbiome, and the thyroid

There is a...


At Peace

by Samuel Harrington & Brian Troxell Grand Central Publishing (February 06, 2018)

The authoritative, informative, and reassuring guide on end-of-life care for our aging population.

Most people say they would like to die quietly at home. But overly aggressive medical advice, coupled with an...


The Danger Within Us

by Jeanne Lenzer Little, Brown & Company (December 12, 2017)

"Before you get anything implanted in your body, read this book." - Shannon Brownlee, author of Overtreated

Did you know...

- Medical interventions have become the third leading cause of death in America.

- An...


Well

by Sarah Thebarge Faith Words (November 07, 2017)

Sarah Thebarge ponders the intersection of faith and medicine in this insightful narrative of her medical mission trip to Togo, West Africa.

Sarah Thebarge, a Yale-trained physician assistant, nearly died of...


In Pursuit of Memory

by Joseph Jebelli & Thomas Judd Little, Brown & Company (October 31, 2017)

For readers of Atul Gawande, Siddhartha Mukherjee, and Henry Marsh, a riveting, gorgeously written biography of one of history's most fascinating and confounding diseases--Alzheimer's--from its discovery more...


The Fear Factor

by Abigail Marsh & Christine Lakin Basic Books (October 10, 2017)

In this "compelling scientific detective story," a leading neuroscientist looks for the nature of human kindness in the brains of heroes and psychopaths (Wall Street Journal).

At fourteen, Amber could boast of...


Mental Health Inc

by Art Levine Abrams Press (August 14, 2017)

The mental health system in America is hardly the front-burner issue it should be, despite lip service about reform after each new tragic mass killing. Yet every American should care deeply about fixing a system...


What Made Maddy Run

by Kate Fagan Little, Brown & Company (August 01, 2017)

The heartbreaking story of college athlete Madison Holleran, whose life and death by suicide reveal the struggle of young people suffering from mental illness today in this #1 New York Times Sports and Fitness...


Open Heart

by Stephen Westaby & Gordon Griffin Basic Books (June 20, 2017)

In gripping prose, one of the world's leading cardiac surgeons lays bare both the wonder and the horror of a life spent a heartbeat away from death

When Stephen Westaby witnessed a patient die on the table during...


The Mouth-Body Connection

by Gerald P. Curatola, Diane Reverand & Chris Sorensen Center Street (June 20, 2017)

Acclaimed oral health expert and wellness pioneer, Dr. Gerry Curatola, explores the bi-directional relationship between the health of your mouth and your body, and provides a groundbreaking program for creating...


Your Pregnancy, Your Way

by Allison Hill, Sheila Curry Oakes & Alicyn Packard Da Capo Lifelong Books (April 11, 2017)

As an OB/GYN, Dr. Allison Hill has delivered thousands of babies; as a mom, she's given birth to her own two children. Hill has a unique perspective on the many questions moms have surrounding pregnancy and...


Gender Medicine

by Marek Glezerman Abrams Press (October 18, 2016)

Over millions of years, male and female bodies developed crucial physiological differences to improve the chances for human survival. These differences have become culturally obsolete with the overturning of...


The Thyroid Connection

by Amy Myers & Hilary Bogert Little, Brown & Company (September 27, 2016)

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Autoimmune Solution, a comprehensive, accessible overview of thyroid problems that will help you learn to identify the warning signs and finally take back...


The Mind-Gut Connection

by Emeran Mayer & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (July 05, 2016)

Combining cutting-edge neuroscience with the latest discoveries on the human microbiome, a practical guide in the tradition of Wheat Belly and Grain Brain that conclusively demonstrates the inextricable, biological...


The Nurses

by Alexandra Robbins Hachette Original (April 19, 2016)

Nursing is more than a career; it's a calling, and one of the most important fascinating, and dangerous professions in the world. As the frontline responders battling traumas, illnesses, and aggression from...


Infectious Madness

by Harriet A. Washington & Robert Petkoff Little, Brown & Company (October 06, 2015)

"Fascinating...A superb book."--Robert Sapolsky, Stanford professor of neuroscience and neurosurgery and author of Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

What causes mental illness? We've long blamed stress, trauma, and...


Buzz

by Katherine Ellison Hyperion (July 01, 2014)

"An absorbing, sharply observed memoir."

-Kirkus Reviews

A hilarious and heartrending account of one mother's journey to understand and reconnect with her high-spirited preteen son-a true story sure to beguile...


Inheritance

by Sharon Moalem Grand Central Publishing (April 15, 2014)

An award-winning physician and New York Times bestselling author reveals how genetic breakthroughs are completely transforming our understanding of both the world and our lives.

Conventional wisdom dictates that...


For the Benefit of Those Who See

by Rosemary Mahoney Little, Brown & Company (January 14, 2014)

"In this intelligent and humane book, Rosemary Mahoney writes of people who are blind....She reports on their courage and gives voice, time and again, to their miraculous dignity."--Andrew Solomon, author of...


Things I've Learned from Dying

by David R. Dow Twelve (January 07, 2014)

"Every life is different, but every death is the same. We live with others. We die alone."

In his riveting, artfully written memoir The Autobiography of an Execution, David Dow enraptured readers with a searing...


Make Your Brain Smarter

by Sandra Bond Chapman, Karen White & Shelly Kirkland Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2013)

One of the world's most innovative and respected cognitive neuroscientists combines the latest scientific discoveries with unique tests and exercises to improve your brainpower--for life.

The human brain is not...


Island Practice

by Pam Belluck, Joe Barrett & Nathaniel Philbrick Blackstone Publishing (October 25, 2012)

If you need an appendectomy, he can do it with a stone scalpel he fashioned himself. If you have a condition nobody can diagnose--"creeping eruption" perhaps--he can identify what it is and treat it. A baby...


A World without Cancer

by Margaret I. Cuomo & Coleen Marlo Blackstone Publishing (October 02, 2012)

A provocative and surprising investigation into the ways that profit, personalities, and politics obstruct real progress in the war on cancer--and one doctor's passionate call to action

As a diagnostic radiologist...


Intuitive Eating, 3rd Edition

by Evelyn Tribole, Elyse Resch & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (September 18, 2012)

The classic bestseller about rejecting diet mentality and finding the natural weight that's right for you, now fully updated and revised for the intuitive eaters of today

First published in 1995, Intuitive Eating...


The Emperor's New Drugs

by Irving Kirsch & Richard Powers Blackstone Publishing (May 24, 2012)

Irving Kirsch has the world doubting the efficacy of antidepressants. Do they work, or are they no better than placebos? Like his colleagues, Kirsch spent years referring patients to psychiatrists to have their...


County

by David A. Ansell, Bronson Pinchot & Quentin Young Blackstone Publishing (October 11, 2011)

The amazing tale of “County” is the story of one of America’s oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From its inception as a “poor house” dispensing free medical care to indigents, Chicago’s Cook...


Never Fear Cancer Again

by Raymond Francis, Alan Sklar & Harvey Diamond Blackstone Publishing (August 01, 2011)

Most cancer research dollars have been wasted asking the wrong questions, looking in the wrong places, and using the same failed approaches while expecting different results. Conventional cancer treatments damage...


Psychiatry

by Thomas Szasz & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (September 14, 2010)

For more than half a century, Thomas Szasz has devoted much of his career to a radical critique of psychiatry. His latest work, Psychiatry: The Science of Lies, is a culmination of his life's work to portray...


Men's Private Parts

by James H. Gilbaugh & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (July 08, 2010)

This is an essential guide for men’s most pressing health questions that no man—or woman who lives with him—should be without.

Dr. James H. Gilbaugh, Jr., a board-certified urologist and fellow of the American...


In the Mood Again

by Genie James, C. W. Randolph & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (December 29, 2009)

Is a lower libido inevitable with age? Not necessarily, contend hormone experts Genie James and Dr. C. W. Randolph. The real sex-life saboteur is hormone imbalance, which is compounded by stress, lack of sleep,...


The Secret History of the War on Cancer

by Devra Davis & Pam Ward Blackstone Publishing (November 17, 2009)

The war on cancer set out to find, treat, and cure a disease--but it has left untouched many of the things known to cause cancer, including tobacco, the workplace, radiation, and the global environment. Evidence...


Tell Me Where It Hurts

by Nick Trout & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (March 11, 2008)

It all begins at 2:47 a.m. Then over one twenty-four-hour period, Dr. Trout fights for the life of a ten-year-old German shepherd, battles disease in the operating room, unravels tricky diagnoses, reassures...


The Head Trip

by Jeff Warren & Raymond Todd Blackstone Publishing (November 27, 2007)

A world at once familiar and unimaginably strange exists all around us—and within us. It is the world of consciousness, a protean mental landscape that each of us knows intimately and yet understands scarcely...


Medical Science

by Paul M. Heidger, Richard Eimas, Edwin Newman & Jack Sommer et al. Knowledge Products (January 01, 2007)

Though medical science began with the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, dissection and the study of the human body was prohibited for religious reasons until the Renaissance. Only in 1628 did William Harvey...


The Interpretation of Dreams

by Sigmund Freud, Simon Vance & A. A. Brill Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Sigmund Freud’s landmark work The Interpretation of Dreams forever changed the way we think about our dreams. It is here that Freud made many of his most important discoveries about the subconscious mind,...


The House on Beartown Road

by Elizabeth Cohen & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (June 25, 2005)

In this beautiful book, Elizabeth Cohen gives us a true and moving portrait of the love and courage of a family.

Elizabeth is a member of the "sandwich generation"--people caught in the middle of simultaneously...