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by Rebecca Skloot
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells--taken without her knowledge--became one of the most important tools in medicine.
by John K. Young
The structures that lie beneath our skin represent a remarkable and beautiful assortment of biological machines essential for our lives. Often, however, we take these structures for granted; it is only when we become ill that we wonder how the body functions and what has gone wrong.
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by Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra is well-known for both his scholarly grasp of Eastern traditions and his capacity to distill complex spiritual notions into popular, easily accessible presentations.
by Tracy Kidder
Kidder tells the true story of a socially conscious genius who uses his intellectual and personal gifts to solve global health problems.
by Jerome Groopman
A New Yorker staff writer, bestselling author, and professor at Harvard Medical School unravels the mystery of how doctors figure out the best treatments---or fail to do so. This book describes the warning signs of flawed medical thinking and offers intelligent questions patients can ask.
by Caroline Myss
America's leading medical intuitive fast-forwards you to the future of medicine where energy, health...
by Mary Roach
An oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem.
by David B. Agus
The End of Illness is a bold call for all of us to become our own personal health advocates, and a dramatic departure from orthodox thinking. This is a seminal work that promises to revolutionize how we live.
by Ben Bova
Is death inevitable? Not at all, says respected author and futurist Dr. Ben Bova, who predicted...