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The Supplement Handbook: A Trusted Expert's Guide to What Works & What's Worthless for More Than 100 Conditions
The Supplement Handbook: A Trusted Expert's Guide to What Works & What's Worthless for More Than 100 Conditions
by Mark Moyad
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Nearly half of Americans use supplements and many more are curious about them, but theres a lot of misinformation out there. Mark Moyad is the only physician in the United States who has an endowed position to study vitamins, minerals, herbs, and other... (read more)

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Medicare for Dummies
Medicare for Dummies
by Patricia Barry
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Manage the Medicare maze — from enrollment dates to plan options!To get the most from Medicare, you need accurate information that steers you clear of bad advice and costly pitfalls. Medicare For Dummies is what you need to navigate Medicare... (read more)

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How Doctors Think
How Doctors Think
by Jerome Groopman
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A New Yorker staff writer, best-selling author, and professor at Harvard Medical School unravels the ultimate medical mystery: how doctors figure out the best treatments — or fail to do so. On average, a physician will interrupt a patient... (read more)

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Hippocrates' Shadow: Secrets from the House of Medicine
Hippocrates' Shadow: Secrets from the House of Medicine
by David Newman
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Everyone knows of the Hippocratic Oath, the famous invocation sworn by all neophyte physicians. But most don't realize that the father of modern medicine was an avid listener and a constant bedside presence. Hippocrates believed in the doctor-patient... (read more)

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Complete Mental Health Directory 2010
Complete Mental Health Directory 2010
by Richard Gottlieb.
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This resource contains sections on the many varied mental health disorders, with each section including a short description of the disorder followed by a list of resources, including books, periodicals, websites, associations, support groups, hotlines,... (read more)

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Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition #1: Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised Eu Health Claims
Woodhead Publishing Series in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition #1: Foods, Nutrients and Food Ingredients with Authorised Eu Health Claims
by Edited By M.j. Sadler.
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of foods and food substances that have achieved approved health claims in Europe under Regulation EC 1924/2006. Chapters cover properties and applications of each ingredient, evidence for the health claim, how... (read more)

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Top Screwups Doctors Make and How to Avoid Them
Top Screwups Doctors Make and How to Avoid Them
by Joe Graedon
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A primary care doctor is skeptical of his patient’s concerns. A hospital nurse or intern is unaware of a drug’s potential side effects. A physician makes the most “common” diagnosis while overlooking the signs of a rarer and more... (read more)

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Global Health Governance (Global Institutions)
Global Health Governance (Global Institutions)
by Sophie. Harman
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In the light of scares about potential pandemics such as swine fever and avian flu, the issue of global health and its governance is of increasing concern to scholars and practitioners of medicine, public health, social work, and international politics... (read more)

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The Public Health System in England
The Public Health System in England
by David J. Et Al. Hunter
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Health systems everywhere are experiencing rapid change in response to new threats to health, including from lifestyle diseases, risks of pandemic flu, and the global effects of climate change but health inequalities continue to widen. Such developments... (read more)

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AIDS Orphans Rising: What You Should Know and What You Can Do to Help Them Succeed
AIDS Orphans Rising: What You Should Know and What You Can Do to Help Them Succeed
by Mary Elizabeth Lloyd
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Every 14 seconds a Child Headed Household is formed The death of parents from AIDS leaves behind little children, often four or five of them, who desperately want to stay together as a family. In the literature, they call them Child Headed Households... (read more)

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A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions: How to Improve Your Health and Avoid Problems When Using Common Medications Andnatural Supplements Togeth
A-Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions: How to Improve Your Health and Avoid Problems When Using Common Medications Andnatural Supplements Togeth
by Schuyler W Lininger
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If you're either taking, or thinking of taking, vitamins or herbs along with your prescription and non-prescription medications, then you and your family must have this book! Millions of people, just like you, use both without knowing that some... (read more)

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Knowledge-in-practice in the Caring Professions; Multidisciplinary Perspectives.
Knowledge-in-practice in the Caring Professions; Multidisciplinary Perspectives.
by Heather D'cruz Et Al.
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While there is trend towards favoring interprofessional, multidisciplinary models of care in health and human service organizations, there remain problems in harmonizing different professional knowledge bases and different organization roles and... (read more)

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International Perspectives in Health Informatics.
International Perspectives in Health Informatics.
by Elizabeth M. Borycki Et Al.
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The 2011 Information Technology and Communications in Health conference, in Victoria, British Columbia, covered such areas as clinical decision support, health records, human computer interaction, nursing informatics, and standardization and... (read more)

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Drug Facts and Comparisons 2013 (Drug Facts & Comparisons)
Drug Facts and Comparisons 2013 (Drug Facts & Comparisons)
by Facts &. Comparisons
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Drug Facts and Comparisons provides up-to-date, comprehensive information on over 22,000 Rx and 6,000 OTC products grouped by therapeutic category for ease of comparison. Drug Facts and Comparisons answers questions about actions, indications and... (read more)

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Enviornmental Health and Traditional Fuel Use in Guatemala
Enviornmental Health and Traditional Fuel Use in Guatemala
by Kulsum Ahmed Et Al.
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Recognition of the problem of "indoor air pollution" (IAP) and its deleterious effects on health is growing worldwide as efforts increase to understand and articulate the complex health-air pollution linkages. Recent WHO estimates indicate that indoor... (read more)

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Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage for Dummies (For Dummies)
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Patricia Barry
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Confused about Medicare’s drug coverage? You’re not alone. Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage For Dummies explains Part D in plain English and shows you how to find the best deal among numerous drug-coverage plan options. Whether you’... (read more)

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Developmental Neurotoxicity of Pbdes, Mechanisms and Implications
Developmental Neurotoxicity of Pbdes, Mechanisms and Implications
by Henrik And Birger Scholz. Alm
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Alm and Scholz (Uppsala U.) review research findings on the neurotoxicity mechanisms of a group of industrial chemicals known as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), and on the developmental neurotoxicity of PBDEs in laboratory mice and rats. The... (read more)

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Air Pollution in India and Its Impact on the Health of Different Income Groups
Air Pollution in India and Its Impact on the Health of Different Income Groups
by Kakali. Mukhopadhyay
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This book reviews the status of air pollution and its impact on the health of people in different income groups in India. Total emissions of carbon dioxide and other emissions in India are estimated using input-output structural decomposition analysis.... (read more)

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Dresden Teamwork Concept for Medical High Risk Organizations.
Dresden Teamwork Concept for Medical High Risk Organizations.
by Axel R. Heller.
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Medical professionals at University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus in Dresden, Germany, and some others, describe the team and quality management techniques that have been developed there to augment the core competencies in patient care. Overall themes... (read more)

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A Guide to the Nhs
A Guide to the Nhs
by Tony. White
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To maximise the effectiveness of their work, NHS employees need a clear understanding of the structures and systems of the organisation in which they work. However, this information can be widely spread, hard to access and difficult to gain a working... (read more)

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