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Borrowing Life: How Scientists, Surgeons, and a War Hero Made the First Successful Organ Transplant a Reality

A thrilling and riveting story of determination, perseverance, and compassion that makes medical history accessible.
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When Blood Breaks Down: Lessons from Leukemia

The engaging stories in this book, both personal and scientific, make it a good choice for readers interested in solid literature on medicine, especially cancer research.
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When We Do Harm: A Doctor Confronts Medical Error

Ofri’s latest book is a must-read for those looking to gain a glimpse into the complex environment in which medical professionals work as well as those who may have experienced subpar medical treatment. Her ideas about mitigating harm can save lives and may leave you wishing she was overseeing your own health care.

Help Yourself: A Guide to Gut Health for People Who Love Delicious Food

This is not a weight-loss cookbook, and Hunt doesn’t intend it to be. Instead, she considers it a starting point for anyone living with chronic illness or autoimmune disease to get ideas and inspiration. A worthy follow-up to Healthyish that can more than stand on its own.
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Precision Community Health: Four Innovations for Well-Being

A timely purchase for health policy collections, for public libraries with a collection that is used by not-for-profits and local community health organizations, and for advocates for better community health.
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The Lady’s Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness: A Memoir

Though dense at times, this work is among the few about understudied chronic conditions that primarily affect women, and the little attention they receive. For those living with invisible illnesses who have been told they don’t look sick, and fans of the podcasts This Is Not What I Ordered and No End In Sight.

Biography of Resistance: The Epic Battle Between People and Pathogens

Recommended for readers interested in the history of science and medicine, and how human response to global issues informs and impacts pathogen research and antibacterial use.
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Marching Toward Coverage: How Women Can Lead the Fight for Universal Healthcare

Day clearly provides a road map for future advocacy in health-care reform, appealing to readers interested in helping to pave a path forward.
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Herbs and Roots: A History of Chinese Doctors in the American Medical Marketplace

Recommended for readers curious about Chinese American history or the history of alternative medicine in the United States.
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