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The Pain Gap: How Sexism and Racism in Healthcare Kill Women

Hossain synthesizes a great deal of qualitative and quantitative data in this effective overview of bias in American medicine, particularly women’s and maternal health care. An especially welcome addition to health care policy, women’s studies, and race studies collections at public or special libraries.

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The Unseen Body: A Doctor’s Journey Through the Hidden Wonders of Human Anatomy

An engaging book likely to pique the curiosity of readers interested in a wide range of medical conditions or naturalistic medicine.
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Every Deep-Drawn Breath: A Critical Care Doctor on Healing, Recovery, and Transforming Medicine in the ICU

Heightened media attention to intensive care medicine during the pandemic should make this of interest to both lay and professional readers. Ely writes with passion, clarity, and authority.
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Immune: A Journey into the Mysterious System That Keeps You Alive

Bringing both insight and humor to an important and relevant topic, Dettmer’s book is essential reading, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Sleeping Beauties: And Other Stories of Mystery Illness

O’Sullivan has written a medical page-turner that makes a compelling argument for a holistic approach to health care.

Floating in the Deep End: How Caregivers Can See Beyond Alzheimer’s

Davis is a wise, thoughtful, empathetic, skilled, graceful support for the many people facing AD in a loved one. A must-read.
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You Bet Your Life: From Blood Transfusions to Mass Vaccination, the Long and Risky History of Medical Innovation

A well-written and informative look at the reality of medical advancement, including poignant examples of its often-fatal repercussions.
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Lifelines: A Doctor’s Journey in the Fight for Public Health

Wen’s book, combining memoir with a discussion of major public health initiatives, is a refreshing take on the topic, one that addresses racial disparities in health care and recenters the conversation on why society needs public health initiatives, not just an overview of what those initiatives might be. Recommended for readers interested in health policy.

Inflamed: Deep Medicine and the Anatomy of Injustice

An excellent book for anyone concerned with health, community, or the environment. The accessible writing will draw readers in.
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