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The Checklist: What You and Your Family Need to Know to Prevent Disease and Live a Long and Healthy Life

By: Alvarez M. D. , Manny

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Rayo: 2007

Seller ID: 004109


Dr. Alvarez is a dedicated medical professional and pioneer of innovative advances in medical technology. This book is organized as a guide to help individuals and families take the right precautions, at the right time in their lives, to avoid the most common health pitfalls and illnesses, and put them on the path to a vigorous and sound lifestyle. Each decade in a person's life introduces new risks not seen in the previous ten years, which is how this book is organized.... View more info

Jane Brody's Allergy Fighter

By: Brody, Jane E.

Price: $13.34

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002858


Do you experience nasal or respiratory allergies? Almost one in ten Americans suffers from some form of seasonal allergy - and almost twice as many have other forms of nasal allergies or "allergic rhinitis. " If you are among these fifty million-plus sneezing, snifling, stuffed-up, red-eyed allergy victims, Jane Brody brings you good news: You don't have to take it anymore! This book is a clear, compact guide to understanding the causes of the allergies that plag... View more info

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Hemlock's Cup: the Struggle for Death with Dignity

By: Cox, Donald W.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Amherst, New York, U. S. A., Prometheus Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001685


Hemlock's Cup is the first history of the active euthanasia movement in America, as represented by its most visible proponent, the Hemlock Society. Donald W. Cox traces the growth of the society from its beginnings as a three-person cause to its current worldwide fame. The work of Derek Humphry, the society's founder, is reviewed and the publicity surrounding Dr. Jack Kevorkian and his controversial "suicide machine" is discussed. Cox also addresses the Washingto... View more info

The Complete Allergy Book

By: Engel, June; Prince, Isolde

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Firefly Books Ltd: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002782


Got allergies? You need this book. With its detailed drug tables, informative sidebars and excellent diagrams, The Complete Allergy Book gives you the straight facts about a condition that affects about one-fifth of the world's population. Every year people die from allergy-trigged causes, including asthma. Many people with allergies don't seek medical help; yet if they understood more about their condition, they could obtain better relief and have greater control. Among... View more info

Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine: Alternative Therapies and Integrative Medicine

By: Hudson, Tori; Northrup, Christiane

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Keats Pub: 1999

Seller ID: 002744


Demonstrating how you can use an integrative medical plan combining conventional and naturopathic health care to maintain and heal your body, this volume is the most comprehensive guide available to help you make informed choices and take charge of your health. This groundbreaking work covers the whole range of women's health concerns - from cancer prevention to contraception, hearth conditions to sexually transmitted diseases - and offers sound information on safe, effe... View more info

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Neonatal Bioethics: the Moral Challenges of Medical Innovation

By: Lantos, M. D. , John D. ; Meadow, M. D. , Ph. D. , William L.

Price: $32.20

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, John Hopkins University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002808


Neonatal intensive care has been one of the most morally controversial areas of medicine during the past thirty years. This study examines the interconnected development of four key aspects of neonatal intensive care: Medical advances, ethical analysis, legal scrutiny, and econometric evaluation. The authors assert that a dramatic shift in societal attitudes toward newborns and their medical care was a stimulus for and then a result of developments in the medical care of... View more info

Snakebite Survivors' Club : Travels Among Serpents

By: Seal, Jeremy

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Toronto, On, Canada, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001204


A RIVETING, HANDS-ON ADVENTURE WITH THE WORLD'S DEADLIEST SNAKES, RECOUNTED BY ONE OF TODAY'S MOST ORIGINAL TRAVEL WRITERS. Snakes are Jeremy Seal's fascination - and his greatest fear. In an attempt to overcome his phobia, he journeyed deep into Africa, Australia, India, and America in search of some of the world's most notorious and venomous serpents and the people who live among them. The result is an exhilirating combination of travelogue, social history, and powerfu... View more info

Medical Discoveries: Medical Breakthroughs and the People Who Developed Them

By: Travers, Bridget; Locher Freiman, Fran (editors)

Price: $41.40

Publisher: Detroit, Michigan, U. S. A., UXL: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002377


This three-volume set features 215 medical and dental inventions and discoveries that have profoundly changed the way diseases are diagnosed and people are treated. Written in non-technical language, Medical Discoveries explores medical practices such as acupuncture, significant developments in research such as chemotherapy, and instrumentation such as the X-ray machine. Arranged alphabetically, the entries range from 1/4 to 6 pages in length. Accompanying many entries a... View more info

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Angiogenesis and Cardiovascular Disease

By: Ware, J. Anthony; Simons, Michael (edited by)

Price: $32.20

Publisher: Cary, North Carolina, U. S. A., Oxford Univ Pr: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001960


Angiogenesis at both the clinical and functional scientific levels has emerged as an important area of study that exemplifies the importance of rapid translation of information learned at the laboratory bench to the bedside. There are compelling reasons to discuss the growth of new blood vessels, in both a clinical and mechanistic context, in a single book. Besides the wealth of information available on the biology of endothelial cells, growth factors, and developing ves... View more info