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Conquering Lyme Disease: Science Bridges the Great Divide

Brian Fallon, M.D. · Columbia University Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

With more than 300,000 cases diagnosed each year, Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne illness in the United States. However, doctors are deeply divided on how to diagnose and treat it, leading to the controversy known as the "Lyme Wars." Firmly entrenched camps have emerged,...
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Birth Control: Your Questions Answered

Paul Quinn
Format: Hardcover

This book will serve as a scientifically accurate yet easy-to-read introduction to birth control for teens and young adults. The information, guidance, and resources it offers will help readers to make better decisions regarding their sexual health.

* Makes the subject accessible...

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Enviromedics: The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

Jay Lemery · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 180
Format: Hardcover

Many of us have concerns about the effects of climate change on Earth, but we often overlook the essential issue of human health. This book addresses that oversight and enlightens readers about the most important aspect of one of the greatest challenges of our time. The global environment...
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The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World

Desmond Tutu · HarperOne
Pages: 229
Format: Paperback

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, Chair of The Elders, and Chair of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, along with his daughter, the Reverend Mpho Tutu, offer a manual on the art of forgiveness - helping us to realize that we are all capable of healing...
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An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere

Mikita Brottman · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An Unexplained Death is an obsessive investigation into a mysterious death at the Belvedere -- a once-grand hotel -- and a poignant, gripping meditation on suicide and voyeurism

"The poster is new. I notice it right away, taped to a utility pole. Beneath the word 'Missing,'...

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The Silver Lining: A Supportive and Insightful Guide to Breast Cancer

Hollye Jacobs RN MS MSW · Atria Books; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAs a healthy, happy thirty-nine-year-old mother with no family history of breast cancer, being diagnosed with the disease rocked Hollye Jacobs’s world. Having worked as a nurse, social worker, and child development specialist for fifteen years, she suddenly...
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The Gluten Lie: And Other Myths About What You Eat

Alan Levinovitz · Regan Arts
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An incendiary work of science journalism debunking the myths that dominate the American diet and showing readers how to stop feeling guilty and start loving their food again - sure to ignite controversy over our obsession with what it means to eat right.FREE YOURSELF FROM ANXIETY ABOUT...
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Hold Tight Gently: Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill, and the Battlefield of AIDS

Martin B Duberman · Perseus Distribution Services
Pages: 356
Format: Print book

In December 1995, the FDA approved the release of protease inhibitors, the first effective treatment for AIDS. For countless people, the drug offered a reprieve from what had been a death sentence; for others, it was too late. In the United States alone, over 318,000 people had already...
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