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Five Days at Memorial by
Call Number: 362.11 F495F
Publication Date: 2013-09-10
Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink's landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina - and her suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice In the tradition of the best investigative journalism, physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs 5 days at Memorial Medical Center and draws t ...
Do You Believe in Magic? by
Call Number: 615.5 OF2D
Publication Date: 2013-06-18
Medical expert and health advocate Dr. Paul A. Offit offers an impassioned and meticulously researched exposé of the alternative medicine industry. A half century ago, acupuncture, homeopathy, naturopathy, Chinese herbs, Christian exorcisms, dietary supplements, chiropractic manipulations, and ayurvedic remedies were considered on the fringe o ...
Call Number: 616.8589 SM62H
Publication Date: 2012-09-15
Each year, doctors diagnose an average of nine percent of children between the ages of five and seventeen with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. One of the most common childhood disorders, it is also one of the most controversial--since first identified in the late 1950s, everyone from medical professionals to politicians have ...
Cut It Out by
Call Number: 618.86 M834C
Publication Date: 2013-10-07
"Engagingly written, rigorously researched, and compellingly argued, this book [is] a must-read not only for women's health advocates and scholars of reproduction, but also for those engaged in health care policy." --Susan Markens, author ofnbsp;Surrogate Motherhood and The Politics of Reproduction nbsp; nbsp;Cut It Outnbsp;examines the expone ...
Embryos under the Microscope by
Call Number: 612.64 M281E
Publication Date: 2014-05-20
Too tiny to see with the naked eye, the human embryo was just a hypothesis until the microscope made observation of embryonic development possible. This changed forever our view of the minuscule cluster of cells that looms large in questions about the meaning of life. Embryos under the Microscope examines how our scientific understanding of th ...
|America and the pill: a history of promise, peril and liberation
|Aids: between science and politics
|Big fat crisis: the hidden forces behind the obesity epidemic -- and how we can end it
|Big squeeze: a social and political history of the controversial mammogram
|Childhood obesity in America: biography of an epidemic
|Combat-related traumatic brain injury and PTSD: a resource and recovery guide
|Contagion: how commerce has spread disease
|Cut it out: the C-section epidemic in America
|Do you believe in Magic? the sense and nonsense of alternative medicine
|Embryos under the microscope: the diverging meanings of life
|Fat blame: how the war on obesity victimizes women and children
|Five days at Memorial: life and death in a Storm-Ravaged hospital
|Haunted by combat: understanding PTSD in war veterans
|The hot zone
|How to build a better human: an ethical blueprint
|The Human right to health
|Hyperactive: the controversial history of ADHD
|Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
|In the kingdom of the sick: a social history of chronic illness in America
|Killer fat: media, medicine and morals in the American "Obesity Epidemic"
|Pot, Inc.: inside medical marijuana, America's most outlaw industry
|Radiation: what it is, what you need to know
|Something to chew on: challenging controversies in food and health
|The tough luck constitution and the assault on health care reform
|Undead: organ harvesting, the ice-water test, beating-heart cadavers