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Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
by Mitch Albom
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Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague.  Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way... (read more)

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
by Oliver Sacks
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With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he... (read more)

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The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time (P.S.)
The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time (P.S.)
by John Kelly
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La moria grandissima began its terrible journey across the European and Asian continents in 1347, leaving unimaginable devastation in its wake. Five years later, twenty-five million people were dead, felled by the scourge that would come to be called the... (read more)

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The Ethical Brain: The Science of Our Moral Dilemmas (P.S.)
The Ethical Brain: The Science of Our Moral Dilemmas (P.S.)
by Michael S. Gazzaniga
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Widely considered to be the father of cognitive neuroscience, the author examines "lifespan neuroethics." He also addresses the medical ethics challenges confronting modern society at the dawn of the 21st century.... (read more)

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Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Disease and Longevity (P.S.)
Survival of the Sickest: The Surprising Connections Between Disease and Longevity (P.S.)
by Sharon Moalem
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Joining the ranks of modern myth busters, Dr. Sharon Moalem turns our current understanding of illness on its head and challenges us to fundamentally change the way we think about our bodies, our health, and our relationship to just about every other... (read more)

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Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine (P.S.)
Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine (P.S.)
by John Abramson
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Using the examples of Vioxx, Celebrex, cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, and anti-depressants, Overdosed America shows that at the heart of the current crisis in American medicine lies the commercialization of medical knowledge itself. Drawing on his... (read more)

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His Brother's Keeper: One Family's Journey to the Edge of Medicine
His Brother's Keeper: One Family's Journey to the Edge of Medicine
by Jonathan Weiner
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Stephen Heywood was twenty-nine years old when he learned that he was dying of ALS -- Lou Gehrig's disease. Almost overnight his older brother, Jamie, turned himself into a genetic engineer in a quixotic race to cure the incurable. His Brother's Keeper... (read more)

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As Nature Made Him : Boy Who Was Raised As a Girl -PS Edition (01 Edition)
As Nature Made Him : Boy Who Was Raised As a Girl -PS Edition (01 Edition)
by John Colapinto
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In 1967, after a twin baby boy suffered a botched circumcision, his family agreed to a radical treatment that would alter his gender. The case would become one of the most famous in modern medicine—and a total failure. As Nature Made Him tells... (read more)

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