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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—yet questions abound. Will feverfew help my migraines? Are there any vitamins that will keep my skin clear? Does lysine really prevent cold sores? Are there... (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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The Merck Manual Go-To Home Guide for Symptoms
The Merck Manual Go-To Home Guide for Symptoms
by Md Robert S. Porter
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The Merck Manual Go-To Home Guide for Symptoms takes complex medical information and makes it easy to understand and accessible to an everyday audience.  It covers a wide range of everyday symptoms, from abdominal pain to wheezing, and almost... (read more)

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Drinking Water Security for Engineers, Planners, and Managers: Integrated Water Security Series
Drinking Water Security for Engineers, Planners, and Managers: Integrated Water Security Series
by William T. Stringfellow Mary Kay Camarillo, And Ravi Jain.
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Concise and readable, Drinking Water Security for Engineers, Planners and Managers provides an overview of issues including infrastructure planning, planning to evaluate vulnerabilities and potential threats, capital improvement planning, and maintenance... (read more)

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Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2014
Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2014
by H Winter Griffith
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The 2014 edition of the most accessible, comprehensive and affordable “outstanding reference source.” The classic guide to all major prescription and nonprescription drugs, featuring revised, up to date FDA information and an A-Z list of... (read more)

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Complete Guide to Prescription and Nonprescription Drugs 2013 (Complete Guide to Prescription & Non-Prescription Drugs)
Complete Guide to Prescription and Nonprescription Drugs 2013 (Complete Guide to Prescription & Non-Prescription Drugs)
by H Winter Griffith
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This newly revised, expanded 2013 edition of the bestselling drug reference book features more than 6,000 brand names and 1,000 generic names plus: revised information on new FDA changes easy-to-use chart format for quick access to data information... (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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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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Environmental Health Risk VII (Wit Transactions on Biomedicine and Health)
Environmental Health Risk VII (Wit Transactions on Biomedicine and Health)
by C.a. Brebbia And R. Kiss.
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Environmental Health Risk VII contains contributions presented at the Seventh International Conference on the Impact of Environmental Factors on Health. The successful biennial series began in 1997 and covers health problems related to the environment... (read more)

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Chagas Disease: History of a Continent's Scourge (Forms of Living)
Chagas Disease: History of a Continent's Scourge (Forms of Living)
by Fran Delaporte
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François Delaporte's Chagas Disease chronicles Brazilian medicine's encounter with a disease, an insect, and a history of discovery. Between 1909 and 1911, Carlos Chagas described an infection (pathogenic trypanosome), its intermediate host, and the... (read more)

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Comparing Medical Productivity Between Germany and the Us: An Assessment of Differences and Trends in Costs, Treatments and Outcomes for Acute Myocard
Comparing Medical Productivity Between Germany and the Us: An Assessment of Differences and Trends in Costs, Treatments and Outcomes for Acute Myocard
by Han Et Al. De Vries
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De Vries (senior analyst, RAND Europe), Goldman (health economics, RAND), and Joyce (senior economist, RAND) provide a comparative study of differences and trends in cost of medical treatment for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and colorectal cancer... (read more)

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Future Directions for the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
Future Directions for the National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports.
by Cheryl Ulmer Et Al.
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At the request of Congress, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has, for the past five years, annually produced the National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) and National Healthcare Disparity Report (NHDR), identifying areas where... (read more)

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Practical Management and Leadership for Doctors
Practical Management and Leadership for Doctors
by John And Stephen Curran. Wattis
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This work offers a practical introduction to management for doctors in any kind of management role, including those preparing for their first consultant post and for those moving into more senior medical management posts. Advice is given in the... (read more)

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The Mak-collection for Occupational Health and Safety; V.22: Part 1: Mak Value Documentations.
The Mak-collection for Occupational Health and Safety; V.22: Part 1: Mak Value Documentations.
by Helmut Greim.
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This volume adds to 21 preceding ones with documentation of established maximum workplace concentrations (MAK values) of occupational toxicants including cadmium, nickel, copper and ochratoxin A. The data is intended for occupational health and safety... (read more)

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Life Style & Health Research P
Life Style & Health Research P
by Anna B. Turley And Gertrude C. Hofmann.
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Covering a broad spectrum of health and lifestyle topics, this collection of articles and research papers is designed to give health care professionals an overview on such subjects as the relationship between sleep apnea and depression, peer... (read more)

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The Viral Network: A Pathography of the H1n1 Influenza Pandemic (Expertise: Cultures and Technologies of Knowledge)
The Viral Network: A Pathography of the H1n1 Influenza Pandemic (Expertise: Cultures and Technologies of Knowledge)
by Theresa Macphail
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H1N1 influenza virus emerged in 2009 in Veracruz, Mexico when bird, swine, and human flu viruses combined. By the time the director-general of the World Health Organization announced the official end to the pandemic in 2010, an estimated 284,500... (read more)

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