Joining the ranks of modern myth busters, Dr. Sharon Moalem turns our current understanding of illness on its head and challenges us to fundamentally change the way we think about our bodies, our health, and our relationship to just about every other living thing on earth. Through a fresh and engagi..
New York Times-bestselling author Sheehy knows firsthand of the trials, fears, and joys of caring for an elderly or dying loved one, having cared for her husband as he was dying of cancer. In this essential new guide, Sheehy outlines nine crucial steps for effective, successful family caregiving...
A half century ago, acupuncture, homeopathy, naturopathy, Chinese herbs, Christian exorcisms, dietary supplements, chiropractic manipulations, and ayurvedic remedies were considered on the fringe of medicine. Now these practices--known variably as alternative, complementary, holistic, or integrative..
In her pioneering Facing Codependence, Pia Mellody traced the origins of codependence back to childhood and a wide range of emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and sexual abuses. Now in this innovative new workbook, she presents a step-by-step journal-keeping method for moving toward recov..
1,000 questions and answers prepare you for the USMLE Step 1 The only comprehensive Q&A review for the USMLE Step directly linked to high-yield facts from Dr. Le's "First Aid for the USMLE Step 1," this essential study guide offers 1000 board-style questions and answers, easy-to-navigate, high yiel..
For health policy and administration courses in occupational and/or physical therapy programs. This extensively updated text fully equips today's occupational and physical therapists with indispensable knowledge about rapidly- evolving policy developments that are reshaping their professions. Health..
For courses in Emergency Medical Responder EMR Complete, Second Edition, is a combination text/workbook that enables students to instantly apply knowledge learned throughout a chapter by reading short segments followed by immediate review in which they can write and then check their answers. The Tea..
At the height of WWI, history's most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed in twenty-four years, more in a year than the B..
What is neuroplasticity? Is it possible to change your brain? Norman Doidge's inspiring guide to the new brain science explains all of this and more An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the human brain is immutable, and proving that it is, i..
How is it that all other industrialized democracies provide health care for their citizens as a reasonable cost-something the United States has never managed to do? In The Healing of America, New York Times bestselling author T.S. Reid shows how they do it, bringing to bear his talent for explaining..
Autobiographical reflections and parables from the noted surgeon and author--in turn grimly humorous, painful, and inspirational-- articulate the lessons to be learned during an internship in surgery...