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Yoke: My Yoga of Self-Acceptance

This is a book for all readers, as a practical manual for embodied spiritual activism, a guide to decolonizing wellness, a tool for recognizing privilege, and a reminder that yoga isn’t the corporate fantasy businesses make it out to be. Essential reading.

Unwell Women: Misdiagnosis and Myth in a Man-Made World

An insightful account that is especially recommended for those interested in the history of medicine where it intersects with women's health, as well as readers interested in women's and gender studies.

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The Kissing Bug: A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation’s Neglect of a Deadly Disease

Hernández presents a comprehensive picture of Chagas and its impact in the U.S.; she makes clear that this is far from the only instance of the medical system failing the patients in its care. Blending family and medical history, this account is especially relevant in an era of pandemics.

The Problem of Alzheimer’s: How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease Into a Crisis and What We Can Do about It

As science and medicine continue to study Alzheimer’s, Karlawish suggests, advances in technology, assisted living arrangements, and other lifestyle changes can be used to help people live well with the disease. A must-read on an important subject.

The Inevitable: Dispatches on the Right to Die

A must-read for anyone concerned about quality of life at the end of life.

Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine

The story of these trailblazing women and their unique achievements within the medical profession in the 19th century is well written and benefits from bountiful primary sources. It will be a great resource for further in-depth biographical studies. A highly recommended purchase for public library collections, and those that focus on health policy and women in STEM careers.

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There’s No Pill for This: A Naturopathic Physician’s Personal Prescription for Managing Multiple Sclerosis

An open, honest, and up-to-date guide, based on personal experience in addition to science, for people living with MS along with their caregivers..
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Vagina Problems: Endometriosis, Painful Sex, and Other Taboo Topics

Parker realizes the importance of being your own advocate while journeying through health care systems. Using the author’s passion and own experiences, this book empowers readers not to give up. A solid purchase for public and consumer health libraries.
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The Cancer Code: A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery

As Fung’s previous books, The Obesity Code and The Diabetes Code, have been popular with a variety of patrons, this recent exploration of an important subject has the same potential.
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