A book with an intriguing title and potentially interesting content sometimes disappoints.
“a challenging book that covers a wide span of scientific, social, and public policy issues. . . . an excellent resource . . .”
“a must read for all healthcare professionals and a highly recommended read for patients and their families.”
“The Custom-Made Brain furnishes us with a fascinating narrative about brain structure and development along with some challenging issues related to future developments and possibi
“Fry-Revere makes stark comparisons between the kidney donation program in the U.S. and Iran. Dialysis is portrayed as a very poor alternative to kidney transplants . . . Most U.S.
“Graf’s best work is the honor she bestows on donor families and the linkage she creates with the restored lives of the recipients and some truly miraculous turnarounds.”
In The Antidote, Barry Werth continues the saga of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, a journey begun in his previous book The Billion Dollar Molecule.
"If you are interested in the past, present, and future of the medicines you take . . . look no further than this book."
At first Smiles Are Everywhere: Integrating Clown-Play into Healthcare Practices appears to be a satire on how clinicians are forced to put on the happy mask as their patient loads are eve
“. . . thoroughly researched, cogently argued, and elegantly expressed . . .”
“. . . a masterpiece of clarity . . . fascinating . . .”
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According to Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "The history of man for the nine months preceding his birth would, probably, be far more interesting and contain events of greater moment than all the three-sc
“. . . of enormous service to the millions of autistic individuals . . .
“Caution: Reading this book will make your blood pressure rise and launch you on the warpath—directly to your legislator’s front steps.”
“Forget what you’ve seen in those television dramas or on the big screen.”
“A must read for anyone with a pulse.”
“Such a good collection that I can’t wait for next year and The Best Writing on Mathematics 2013.”
Angst is variously defined as a feeling of anxiety, apprehension, depression, dread, or insecurity. It is very much a modern malady affecting at least 20% of the population.
“As the stench from the election year permeates our air, keep this book on hand . . .”
The doctor is in the house.
“. . . a record of human existence—past, present, and what it might be in the future.”
“. . . a fascinating portrait of a remarkable man.”
“With the Hand does a great job of looking at an entire range of ways that masturbation is and has been perceived over the years.”
“gripping . . . find out how American taxpayers, insurance premium payers, and patients are literally getting mistreated. . . . No one is spared.”
“Make reading The Human Right to Health a priority—if for nothing else than to consider some of the questions around the influence of private foundations and their public accountab