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The First Survivors of Alzheimer's Cover
Author: Dale Bredesen
Release Date: August 17, 2021
First person stories of patients who recovered from Alzheimer's Disease--and how they did it.It has been said that everyone knows a cancer survivor, but no one knows an Alzheimer's survivor. Now you can hear directly from the first survivors themselv...
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Speaking of Apraxia Cover
Author: Leslie Lindsay
Release Date: July 06, 2021
Does your child seem to understand much more than he can say? Does he struggle to say words that other kids his age say effortlessly? If so, he may have childhood apraxia of speech (CAS), a neurological, motor-based speech disorder which is character...
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Never Pay the First Bill Cover
Author: Marshall Allen
Release Date: June 22, 2021
From award-winning ProPublica reporter Marshall Allen, a primer for anyone who wants to fight the predatory health care system--and win.Every year, millions of Americans are overcharged and underserved while the health care industry makes record prof...
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The Plague Year Cover
Author: Lawrence Wright
Release Date: June 08, 2021
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower, whose best-selling thriller The End of the October all but predicted our current pandemic, comes another momentous account, this time of COVID-19: its origins, its myriad repercussions, and...
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Extra Life Cover
Author: Steven Johnson
Release Date: May 11, 2021
The surprising and important story of how humans gained what amounts to an extra life, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From As a species we have doubled our life expectancy in just one hundred years. All the...
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Doom Cover
Author: Niall Ferguson
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"All disasters are in some sense man-made."Setting the annus horribilis of 2020 in historical perspective, Niall Ferguson explains why we are getting worse, not better, at handling disasters.Disasters are inherently hard to predict. Pandemics, like e...
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Reading Our Minds Cover
Author: Daniel Barron | Narrator: Daniel Barron
Release Date: April 20, 2021
What, exactly, is psychiatry? How do psychiatrists diagnose a patient's mental disorders? The mental status exam is the bedrock of psychiatric clinical assessment, and it begins with, "Can you help me understand what's going on?" But the mental statu...
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Author: Andrew Steele
Release Date: March 23, 2021
A startling chronicle by a brilliant young scientist takes us onto the frontiers of the science of aging, and reveals how close we are to an astonishing extension of our life spans and a vastly improved quality of life in our later years.Aging--not c...
Author: Herman Pontzer PhD | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: March 02, 2021
One of the foremost researchers in human metabolism reveals surprising new science behind food and exercise.We burn 2,000 calories a day. And if we exercise and cut carbs, we'll lose more weight. Right? Wrong. In this paradigm-shifting book, Herman P...
Author: Miguel Sancho | Narrator: Miguel Sancho
Release Date: March 02, 2021
The personally harrowing and medically enthralling story of a family's struggle to save a child from a deadly immune deficiency.A journey through the deepest valleys and highest peaks of parenting. When a two-month-old baby falls ill, his apparently ...
Author: Jason Dearen | Narrator: Jason Dearen
Release Date: February 23, 2021
An award-winning investigative journalist's horrifying true crime story of America's deadliest drug contamination outbreak and the greed and deception that fueled it. Two pharmacists sit in a Boston courtroom accused of murder. The weapon: the fungus...
Author: Harriet Washington | Narrator: William DeMeritt
Release Date: February 23, 2021
Carte Blanche is the alarming tale of how the right of Americans to say "no" to risky medical research is eroding at a time when we are racing to produce a vaccine and treatments for Covid-19This medical right that we have long taken for granted was ...