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The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution
The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution
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The fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century. We know it simply as "the pill", yet its genesis was anything but simple. Jonathan Eig's masterful narrative revolves around four principal characte...


G.I. Nightingales: The Army Nurse Corps in World War II
G.I. Nightingales: The Army Nurse Corps in World War II
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Weaving together information from official sources and personal interviews, Barbara Tomblin gives the first full-length account of the US Army Nurse Corps in the Second World War. She describes how over 60,000 army nurses, all volunteers, cared for s...


When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon
When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon
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ean: 9781982610722, isbn: 1982610727,

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In the Kingdom of the Sick: A Social History of Chronic Illness in America
In the Kingdom of the Sick: A Social History of Chronic Illness in America
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Thirty years ago, Susan Sontag wrote, "Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship in the kingdom of the well and the kingdom of the sick...Sooner or later each of us is obliged, at least for a spell, to identify ourselves as citizens of that other p...


Fighting Fit
Fighting Fit
By Orion Publishing Group
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At the beginning of the Second World War, medical experts predicted epidemics of physical and mental illness on the home front. Rationing would decimate the nation's health, they warned; drugs, blood and medical resources would be in short supply; ai...


Another Person's Poison: A History of Food Allergy
Another Person's Poison: A History of Food Allergy
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To some, food allergies seem like fabricated cries for attention. For others, they pose a dangerous health threat. Food allergies are bound up with so many personal and ideological concerns that it is difficult to determine what is medical and what i...


Experiment Eleven: Deceit and Betrayal in the Discovery of the Cure for Tuberculosis
Experiment Eleven: Deceit and Betrayal in the Discovery of the Cure for Tuberculosis
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In 1943, Albert Schatz, a young Rutgers College Ph.D. student, worked on a wartime project in microbiology professor Selman Waksman's lab, searching for an antibiotic to fight infections on the front lines and at home. In his 11th experiment on a com...


Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe
Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe
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The emperor Justinian reunified Rome's fractured empire by defeating the Goths and Vandals who had separated Italy, Spain, and North Africa from imperial rule. At his capital in Constantinople, he built the world's most beautiful building, married th...


Battlefield Surgeon: Life and Death on the Front Lines of World War II: American Warrior Series
Battlefield Surgeon: Life and Death on the Front Lines of World War II: American Warrior Series
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In November 1942, Paul Andrew Kennedy (1912-1993) boarded the St. Elena in New York Harbor and sailed for Casablanca as part of Operation Torch, the massive Allied invasion of North Africa. As a member of the US Army's 2nd Auxiliary Surgical Group, h...


The World's Emergency Room: The Growing Threat to Doctors, Nurses, and Humanitarian Workers
The World's Emergency Room: The Growing Threat to Doctors, Nurses, and Humanitarian Workers
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Twenty years ago the most common cause of death for medical humanitarians and other aid workers was traffic accidents; today it is violent attacks. And the death of each doctor, nurse, paramedic, midwife, and vaccinator is multiplied untold times in ...


A Historical Reader: The New York Times and Madness, 1851-1922
A Historical Reader: The New York Times and Madness, 1851-1922
By William R Jiang
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The entire raison d'être for this mental health historical reader of the "paper of record", The New York Times, is to give the listener a window on the past and to include the listener on a journey of a time long ago. Seeing the original articles wr...


Fever Season: The Story of a Terrifying Epidemic and the People Who Saved a City
Fever Season: The Story of a Terrifying Epidemic and the People Who Saved a City
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While the American South had grown to expect a yellow fever breakout almost annually, the 1878 epidemic was without question the worst ever. Moving up the Mississippi River in the late summer, in the span of just a few months the fever killed more th...


Scourge: The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox
Scourge: The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox
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ean: 9781470890902, isbn: 1470890909,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
[Read by Patrick Cullen] Smallpox, the only infectious disease to have been eradicated, was one of the most terrifying of human scourges. It covered the skin with hideous, painful boils, killed a third of its victims, and left the survivors disfigure...


My Lobotomy: A Memoir
My Lobotomy: A Memoir
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A gut-wrenching memoir by a man who was lobotomized at the age of twelve.Assisted by journalist/novelist Charles Fleming, Howard Dully recounts a family tragedy whose Sophoclean proportions he could only sketch in his powerful 2005 broadcast on NPR's...


Wounded: A New History of the Western Front in World War I
Wounded: A New History of the Western Front in World War I
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The number of soldiers wounded in World War I is, in itself, devastating: over 21 million military wounded, and nearly 10 million killed. On the battlefield, the injuries were shocking, unlike anything those in the medical field had ever witnessed. T...


The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek
The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek
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John Harvey Kellogg was one of America's most beloved physicians; a bestselling author, lecturer, and health-magazine publisher; founder of the Battle Creek Sanitarium; and patron saint of the pursuit of wellness. His youngest brother, Will, was the ...


Fatal Decision: Edith Cavell, World War I Nurse (CD Audiobook)
Fatal Decision: Edith Cavell, World War I Nurse (CD Audiobook)
By HenschelHAUS Publishing, Inc.
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ean: 9781595984180, isbn: 1595984186,

Unabridged audiobook (14 CD set) of the compelling and award-winning historical novel, *Fatal Decision: Edith Cavell, World War I Nurse* (2nd edition). Read by Laura Jane Watling, who comes from Norwich, UK, the same village as Nurse Cavell. An inspi...


Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...one School At a Time [Mp3] [Audio Disc] [Unabridged] [Audiobook]
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...one School At a Time [Mp3] [Audio Disc] [Unabridged] [Audiobook]
By Recorded Books, LLC
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Unabridged 2 CD MP3 set. Some failures lead to phenomenal successes, and this American nurse's unsuccessful attempt to climb K2, the world's second tallest mountain, is one of them. Dangerously ill when he finished his climb in 1993, Mortenson was sh...


King of Hearts: The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery
King of Hearts: The True Story of the Maverick Who Pioneered Open Heart Surgery
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ean: 9781470889821, isbn: 147088982X,

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Few of the great stories of medicine are as palpably dramatic as the advent of open heart surgery, yet, until now, no one has brought to life all of the thrilling specifics of this triumph. G. Wayne Miller has dramatically and meticulously reconstruc...


Epidemics: Hate and Compassion from the Plague of Athens to AIDS
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781515931409, isbn: 1515931404,

By investigating thousands of descriptions of epidemics reaching back before the fifth-century-BCE Plague of Athens to the distrust and violence that erupted with Ebola in 2014, Epidemics challenges a dominant hypothesis in the study of epidemics, th...



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