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Tyranny of the Gene Cover
Author: James Tabery |
Release Date: August 15, 2023
A revelatory account of how power, politics, and greed have placed the unfulfilled promise of “personalized medicine” at the center of American medicineThe United States is embarking on a medical revolution. Supporters of personalized or ...
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Pathogenesis Cover
Author: Jonathan Kennedy | Narrator: Jonathan Kennedy
Release Date: April 18, 2023
A sweeping look at how the major transformations in history—from the rise of Homo sapiens to the birth of capitalism—have been shaped not by humans but by germs“I love this surprising, learned, fascinating book; it brings human arro...
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Author: Amy Dockser Marcus | Narrator: Kristen DiMercurio
Release Date: February 14, 2023
A Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter’s moving narrative of a group of patient advocates who are revolutionizing the way medical research is conducted. For more than half a century, medical advances have been driven by investigators launching...
Author: Alex Jadad and Tamen Jadad-Garcia | Narrator: Tamen Jadad-Garcia
Release Date: January 31, 2023
A provocative manifesto that teaches you how to take control of your own health, no matter your age or circumstances—from an innovative doctor and his philosopher daughter“If you care about your health or the well-being of others, read th...
Author: Mike Mariani | Narrator: Shawn K. Jain
Release Date: August 30, 2022
“A bold and intricate exploration of catastrophe as not just a transformative experience or a test case for resilience, but something that completely reinvents us—a reincarnation.”—Robert Kolker, #1 New York Times bestselling ...
Author: Dan Werb | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: March 01, 2022
“A journey into the origins of COVID-19 and the discovery of vaccines and potential cures . . . I learned so much that I didn’t know before—above all, I met the subtle warriors of the laboratory who are working to save all of us fro...
Author: Thomas Insel, MD | Narrator: Thomas Insel, MD
Release Date: February 22, 2022
A bold, expert, and actionable map for the re-invention of America’s broken mental health care systemAs director of the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Thomas Insel was giving a presentation when the father of a boy with schizophrenia ...
Author: Laura Kipnis | Narrator: Hillary Huber
Release Date: February 08, 2022
In this timely, insightful, and darkly funny investigation, the acclaimed author of Against Love asks: what does living in dystopic times do to our ability to love each other and the world?COVID-19 has produced new taxonomies of love, intimacy, and v...
Author: Ross Douthat | Narrator: Ross Douthat
Release Date: October 26, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • In this vulnerable, insightful memoir, the New York Times columnist tells the story of his five-year struggle with a disease that officially doesn’t exist, exploring the limits of modern medicine, the...
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter, a powerful and cathartic portrait of a country grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic—from feeling afraid and overwhelmed to extraordinary resilient—told through voices of people fro...
Author: Dr. Anna Lembke | Narrator: Dr. Anna Lembke
Release Date: August 24, 2021
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES and LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER“Brilliant . . . riveting, scary, cogent, and cleverly argued.”—Beth Macy, author of Dopesick,as heard on Fresh AirThis book is about pleasure. It’s also about pain. Most ...
Author: Dan Koeppel and Robert Meyer, MD | Narrator: Dan Koeppel and Robert Meyer, MD
Release Date: August 03, 2021
An urgent, on-the-scene account of chaos and compassion on the front lines of ground zero for Covid-19, from a senior doctor at New York City’s busiest emergency room “Remarkable and inspiring . . . We’re lucky to have this viv...