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Long-Term Care: How to Plan and Pay for It by Joseph L. Matthews Summary: Get the best care, in the right place, at the right price. To find the right kind of long-term care, you may need to make difficult personal, medical, and financial decisions during emotionally tough...

Gluten Exposed: The Science Behind the Hype and How to Navigate to a Healthy, Symptom-free Life by Peter H. R. Green and Rory JonesSummary: In this essential book on gluten, Dr. Peter H. R. Green, internationally renowned expert on celiac disease and director of the Celiac...

Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering by David A. KesslerSummary: Why do we think, feel, and act in ways we wished we did not? For decades, New York Timesbestselling author Dr. David A Kessler has studied this question with regard to tobacco, food, and drugs. Over...

The Spark of Life: Electricity in the Human Body by Frances AshcroftSummary: What happens during a heart attack? Can someone really die of fright? What is death, anyway? How does electroshock treatment affect the brain? What is consciousness? The answers to these questions lie in the...

Celebrate Earth Day! The theme for this year's Earth Day is "Trees for the Earth". Check out the Earth Day display and get inspired by these reads!Alex SteffenWorldChanging: A User's Guide for the 21st CenturyRequest this itemDeirdre ImusGreen This! Greening Your CleaningRequest this itemDiane MacEachernBig...

Celebrate Earth Day! The theme for this year's Earth Day is "Trees for the Earth". Check out the Earth Day display and get inspired by these reads!Alex SteffenWorldChanging: A User's Guide for the 21st CenturyRequest this itemDeirdre ImusGreen This! Greening Your CleaningRequest this itemDiane MacEachernBig...

The Mind's Eye by Oliver SacksSummary: With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist...

The Mind's Eye by Oliver SacksSummary: With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist...

Brain Storms: The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson's Disease by Jon PalfremanSummary: Seven million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson's, and doctors, researchers, and patients continue to hunt for a cure. In Brain Storms, the award-winning journalist Jon Palfreman tells their story, a story that became...

Brain Storms: The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson's Disease by Jon PalfremanSummary: Seven million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson's, and doctors, researchers, and patients continue to hunt for a cure. In Brain Storms, the award-winning journalist Jon Palfreman tells their story, a story that became...

As the weather warms, it is time to play outside. Here are some books about playing sports:Cal Ripken, Jr.Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken WayRequest this itemChris CarmichaelThe Time-Crunched CyclistRequest this itemMina SamuelsRun Like a Girl: How Strong Women Make Happy LivesRequest this itemWilliam MicklemThe Complete...

As the weather warms, it is time to play outside. Here are some books about playing sports:Cal Ripken, Jr.Parenting Young Athletes the Ripken WayRequest this itemChris CarmichaelThe Time-Crunched CyclistRequest this itemMina SamuelsRun Like a Girl: How Strong Women Make Happy LivesRequest this itemWilliam MicklemThe Complete...

A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance by Theodora RossSummary: Oncologist and cancer gene hunter Theo Ross delivers the first authoritative, go-to for people facing a genetic predisposition for cancer There are 13 million people with cancer in the United States, and it’s...

A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance by Theodora RossSummary: Oncologist and cancer gene hunter Theo Ross delivers the first authoritative, go-to for people facing a genetic predisposition for cancer There are 13 million people with cancer in the United States, and it’s...

Your Medical Mind: How To Decide What is Right For You by Jerome Groopman and Pamela HartzbandSummary: Making the right medical decisions is harder than ever. We are overwhelmed by information from all sides—whether our doctors’ recommendations, dissenting experts, confusing statistics, or testimonials on the Internet....

Your Medical Mind: How To Decide What is Right For You by Jerome Groopman and Pamela HartzbandSummary: Making the right medical decisions is harder than ever. We are overwhelmed by information from all sides—whether our doctors’ recommendations, dissenting experts, confusing statistics, or testimonials on the Internet....

The End of Memory: A Natural History of Aging and Alzheimer's by Jay IngramSummary: It is a wicked disease that robs its victims of their memories, their ability to think clearly, and ultimately their lives. For centuries, those afflicted by Alzheimer's disease have suffered its debilitating...

The Patient's Playbook: How to Save Your Life and the Lives of the Those You Love by Leslie D. MichelsonSummary: Too many Americans die each year as a result of preventable medical error—mistakes, complications, and misdiagnoses. And many more of us are not receiving the best...

The First 20 Minutes: Surprising Science Reveals How We Can Exercise Better, Train Smarter, Live Longer by Gretchen ReynoldsSummary: The New York Times bestseller that explains how groundbreaking scientific discoveries can help each of us achieve our personal bestEvery week, Gretchen Reynolds single-handedly influences how millions of Americans...

Mutants: On Genetic Variety and the Human Body by Armand Marie LeroiSummary: Stepping effortlessly from myth to cutting-edge science, Mutants gives a brilliant narrative account of our genetic code and the captivating people whose bodies have revealed it—a French convent girl who found herself changing sex at...

Saving Normal: An Insider's Revolt Against Out-of-control Psychiatric Diagnosis, DSM-5, Big Pharma, and the Medicalization of Ordinary Life by Allen FrancesSummary: Anyone living a full, rich life experiences ups and downs, stresses, disappointments, sorrows, and setbacks. Today, however, millions of people who are really no more...

Hallucinations by Oliver SacksSummary: To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion,...

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