Health, Wellness & Medical

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“A superb and well-researched account of a notorious chemical and the clash it has provoked between science and corporate doubters.”

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The Anatomy of Anxiety describes myriad stresses that drive up our anxiety and provides a framework for figuring out how we can beat or benefit from it.”

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“Vivid, moving, revealing, and highly readable, The Helpers deserves a high place on the Covid-19 bookshelf.”

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“The Great War and the Birth of Modern Medicine could stand as a solid highly readable history of World War I, even ignoring its important contribution to the history of the advanc

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While it’s not likely that humans will completely stop eating animals, it’s likely and desirable that we’ll eat, exploit, and harm far fewer animals than we do now.

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Which Country Has the World’s Best Health Care? attempts to apply a narrative for health system functions and not merely recite data and for that, Ezekiel Emanuel is to be applauded.

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Michael Pollan has written about apples (Botany of Desire), corn (Omnivore’s Dilemma) and many other edibles (Food Rules).

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Marshall Allen’s Never Pay the First Bill starts off slow with a $445 overcharge issue.

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The Menopause Manifesto is empowering.”

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“Hunter spares no details about any aspect of his life, so that we feel his cautious optimism when he enters yet another rehab or recovery program and crash with him when he inevitably begi

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Michael J. Fox has played several iconic roles in his stellar acting career: his Marty McFly, Alex Keaton, and Mike Flaherty characters bear his indelible stamp.

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Katherine Standefer’s memoir about the medical device that saved her life and her quest to discover what it cost in terms of the environment and human lives starts with a jolt and keeps up the pace

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Official denial never goes out of style. In our own time, an Iraqi spokesman famously declared: "There are no American infidels in Baghdad.

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“Get this book if you’re in the industry. With better understanding, we may be able to help more of our musicians heal.”

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“She ties it tight. It takes a while to find a vein. She can’t use her arms anymore, her veins have collapsed. But at the back of the knee, she still has one that lights up for her.

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Healing Politics is a book for today, a roadmap for moving the United States out of its male, white-privileged status to one where there is, in fact and not just theory, equal opp

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“Deaths of despair” are by suicide, drug overdose, and alcoholic liver disease. Their increase in the US is explained by indignity and loss of pride, not globalization, inequality or automation.

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“Matt Haig is allowing us a trip inside his mind and the sources of his anxiety.

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“By following her own path, Messineo offers a sense of direction to those who are unmoored or feel lost at sea.”

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"Mary Pipher dives in and upends the myths of female aging by detailing both the joyous and depressing truths of our sunset years."

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"While the podcast has a semblance of structure, the book reads more like a stream of consciousness blog, written by two obviously witty, intelligent women, seemingly baffled by their succe

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“Families with loved ones who are in comas or are struggling to recover from the long-term effects of one, will find The Blink of an Eye jet fuel for inspiration.”

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“Darwin worked only ‘a couple of hours a day and spent a lot of time taking long walks.’ Just imagine yourself doing the same. ‘How fun would that be?’”

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