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Ah-Choo!: The Uncommon Life of Your Common Cold
Jennifer Ackerman.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446541152.  Daedalus Item Code: 42759
 
Scientists call this the Golden Age of the Common Cold because Americans suffer up to a billion colds each year, resulting in 40 million days of missed work and school and 100 million doctor visits. ... (Read More)
 
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Anatomica: The Complete Home Medical Reference
Ken Ashwell, consultant. Emma Driver, David Kidd & John Mapps, eds.
Publisher: Park Lane.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781740480468.  Daedalus Item Code: 41793
 
Completely revised and updated, this edition of Anatomica is an extensively illustrated, finely detailed medical reference for the home. The main part of the book covers major body structures, ... (Read More)
 
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An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine
Howard Markel.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375423307.  Daedalus Item Code: 43291
 
Hailed as a wonder drug in the 1880s, cocaine showed promise as an anesthetic in the operating room and as a way to relieve depression and chronic pain without the physical dependency associated with ... (Read More)
 
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The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum
Temple Grandin & Richard Panek.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547636450.  Daedalus Item Code: 43550
 
When the bestselling author of Animals Make Us Human and Animals in Translation was born, in 1947, autism had only just been named; today it is more prevalent than ever, with one in 88 ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Bad Medicine: True Stories of Weird Medicine and Dangerous Doctors
Ian Schott & Robert Youngston.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762444373.  Daedalus Item Code: 43406
 
Locked away in the files of medicine are some extraordinary things that doctors have done in the name of healing or research—acts by turns incredible, wrong-headed, arrogant, ignorant, deliberately ... (Read More)
 
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Chi Walking: A Fitness Walking Program for Lifelong Health and Energy
Danny Dreyer.
Publisher: Sounds True.   Format: 3 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781591799221.  Daedalus Item Code: 41171
 
A nationally ranked ultramarathon runner and a student of t'ai chi master George Xu, Danny Dreyer here augments the proven benefits of walking—including improved cardiovascular and aerobic ... (Read More)
 
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Chocolate: A Healthy Passion
Shara Aaron & Monica Bearden.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591026532.  Daedalus Item Code: 13058
 
Though many think of chocolate simply as a delectable treat to satisfy a sweet tooth, nutritional research of recent decades has revealed that chocolate can have vital health benefits. Dieticians ... (Read More)
 
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Doctor Franklin's Medicine
Stanley Finger.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812239133.  Daedalus Item Code: 40296
 
(Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title) Among his many accomplishments, Benjamin Franklin was the cofounder of Pennsylvania Hospital, the first major civilian ... (Read More)
 
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Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book: 4th Edition
Susan Love & Karen Lindsey.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780738209739.  Daedalus Item Code: 10526
 
Thoroughly revised and updated, this "bible for women with breast cancer" (NYTimes) reflects current and increasingly optimistic findings on the subject. In a supportive and completely candid ... (Read More)
 
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Drop Dead Healthy: One Man's Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection
A.J. Jacobs.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416599081.  Daedalus Item Code: 43658
 
From the author of The Year of Living Biblically and The Know-It-All comes this truly hilarious account of one person's quest to become the healthiest man in the world. Hospitalized ... (Read More)
 
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Eat & Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness
Scott Jurek & Steve Friedman.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547569659.  Daedalus Item Code: 40320
 
For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force in the grueling sport of ultrarunning, which requires him to run distances in excess of 100 miles, in such inhospitable locales as Death ... (Read More)
 
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Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World
Joel Salatin.
Publisher: Center Street.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780892968206.  Daedalus Item Code: 38724
 
From farmer Joel Salatin's point of view, life in the 21st century just ain't normal, and with a wicked sense of humor and a storyteller's knack for the revealing anecdote, he tells us here just how ... (Read More)
 
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