Oliver Sacks was a “deeply eccentric” neurologist doing a “different sort of medicine on behalf of chronic often warehoused and largely abandoned patients.” Medical colleagues mostly ignored him.
“Robin Marty and Jessica Mason Pieklo make clear that the likely end of Roe v Wade is at hand and involved more than the end of Roe.”
“beautifully identifies kindness as an endlessly renewable resource—the light we all can shine on the lives of others and in so doing bathe in its grace ourselves.”
“the book is eminently worth reading for its compassion, research, and practical insight.”
“We need a change in our healthcare system now.
“you cannot be wise about the world around you if you cannot first know yourself.’
“In Pain is a fascinating and engrossing read for anybody who aspires to be an educated consumer of healthcare.
“this book is highly recommended for a wide variety of readers, but especially to those who may have undergone trauma or the family members with whom they share their lives.”
“Werb deftly captures the grim void of life among the disposable human detritus of a state governance apparatus more interested in its own power and enrichment than the lives and livelihood
“Emotions are not positive or negative but must be used appropriately in situations—through neither under- nor overuse—to be effective.”
“This book is at once enlightening, frightening, and heartwarming.
“After more than forty years as the physician, I was about to be the patient.”
“if the United States wants to cut health care costs, improve outcomes, and help patients take more ownership of their health, smart, AI-enabled medicine will need to be a top priority.”
“This is really a book about healthy ageing from the authors’ highly particular perspective—and it turns out that the fountain of youth is full of germs.”
“Although When Death Becomes Life is about courage and innovation and dedication, it is foremost a book about hope.”
"Epilepsy, in particular, is all too often odder than the folklore that surrounds it."
“Influenza: The Hundred Year Hunt to Cure the Deadliest Disease in History is a highly engaging read.
Why We Dream takes the reader on a tour of Western dream history and modern Western interpretation.
There’s an old riddle that asks: What travels 12,000 miles but never goes anywhere? The answer: blood.
In today’s political climate, U.S.
The topic of death and dying has gripped the publishing world for the past several years.
“In today’s trauma-focused society, PTSD: A Short History is a volume as brave as it is wise.”
An authoritative tour of the brain. Groundbreaking research into how the brain processes information.
“Although science is under siege,” Offit writes toward the end of the book, “science advocates are fighting back.”
“I believe that the principal reason we are on this planet is to have our noses constantly rubbed in our obligation to care about people who are strangers to us.