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Code Blue

Mike Magee · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Code Blue" is the phrase customarily announced over hospital public address systems to alert staff to an urgent medical emergency requiring immediate attention.

How has the United States, with more resources than any nation, developed a healthcare system that...

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Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick

Maya Dusenbery · HarperOne
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Editor of the award-winning site, Maya Dusenbery brings together scientific and sociological research, interviews with doctors and researchers, and personal stories from women across the country to provide the first comprehensive, accessible look at how sexism in medicine...
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Elegant Defense, An: The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives

Matt Richtel · William Morrow
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover


A grand tour of the human immune system and the secrets of health, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist

"One of those rare nonfiction books that transcends the genre. ... Extraordinary." - Douglas Preston

A terminal...

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Celestial Navigation: A Practical Guide to Knowing Where You Are

David Berson · Seahorse Publishing
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Learn and Appreciate What Master Navigators Have Practiced for Centuries in This Hands-on, Friendly Approach. Celestial navigation, in all its forms, is nearly as old as mankind. Anyone who can master its intricacies stands at the end of a long line of master navigators that is centuries...
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Food and Nutrition: What Everyone Needs to Know

P.K. Newby · Oxford University Press
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

From gluten-free to all-Paleo, GMOs to grass-fed beef, our newsfeeds abound with nutrition advice. Whether sensational headlines from the latest study or anecdotes from celebrities and food bloggers, we're bombarded with "superfoods" and "best ever" diets promising...
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The Simple Guide to Natural Health: From Apple Cider Vinegar Tonics to Coconut Oil Body Balm, 150 Home Remedies for Health and Healing

ADAMS MEDIA. · Adams Media
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Treat your aches and pains with these simple, all-natural solutions for headaches, colds, minor burns, acne, and more.

The Simple Guide to Natural Health provides the latest information on eco-friendly products and all-natural remedies such as apple cider vinegar, coconut...
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Hype: A Doctor's Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice - How to Tell What's Real and What's Not

NINA SHAPIRO · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An engaging and informative look at the real science behind our most common beliefs and assumptions in the health sphere

There is a lot of misinformation thrown around these days, especially online. Headlines tell us to do this, not that---all in the name of living longer, better,...

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Play On: The New Science of Elite Performance at Any Age

Jeff Bercovici · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A lively, deeply reported tour of the science and strategies helping athletes like Tom Brady, Serena Williams, Carli Lloyd, and LeBron James redefine the notion of "peak age."

Season after season, today's sports superstars seem to defy the limits of physical aging that...
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