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  • Anatomy of the Human Body, Part 1 (Gray's Anatomy)

    Anatomy of the Human Body, Part 1 (Gray's Anatomy)

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: Henry Gray
    Duration: 11:57:15

    Henry Gray's classic anatomy textbook was first published in 1858 and has been in continuous publication ever since, revised and expanded through many successive editions. This recording is of the public-domain 1918 US edition (some information may be outdated). The illustrations can be found in the ... [ more ]

  • Bloom: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected--A Memoir

    Bloom: Finding Beauty in the Unexpected--A Memoir

    Genre: Biographies,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Disorders & Diseases,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Memoir
    Author: Kelle Hampton
    Duration: 06:43:00

    There is us. Our Family. We will hold our precious gift and know that we are lucky . . . From the outside looking in, Kelle Hampton had the perfect life: a beautiful two-year-old daughter, a loving husband, and a thriving photography career. When she learned she was pregnant with their second c ... [ more ]

  • Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering

    Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Psychology
    Author: David A. Kessler
    Duration: 09:36:13

    Why do we think, feel, and act in ways we wished we did not? For decades, New York Times bestselling author Dr. David A Kessler has studied this question with regard to tobacco, food, and drugs. Over the course of these investigations, he identified one underlying mechanism common to a broad range o ... [ more ]

  • Menopause Confidential: A Doctor Reveals the Secrets to Thriving Through Midlife

    Menopause Confidential: A Doctor Reveals the Secrets to Thriving Through Midlife

    Genre: Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Women's Health,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: Tara Allmen
    Duration: 06:25:00

    An authoritative guide to understanding and navigating the hormonal changes and health issues women experience in midlife and beyond, from one of the leading medical experts in the field. The physical changes that occur after women turn forty are unavoidable—and can be unnerving. Menopause affe ... [ more ]

  • Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital

    Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: David Oshinsky
    Duration: 14:42:00

    From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a riveting history of New York's iconic public hospital that charts the turbulent rise of American medicine. Bellevue Hospital, on New York City's East Side, occupies a colorful and horrifying place in the public imagination: a den of mangled crime ... [ more ]

  • Melatonin Miracle: Nature's Disease-Fighting, Sex-Enhancing, Age-Reversing Hormone

    Melatonin Miracle: Nature's Disease-Fighting, Sex-Enhancing, Age-Reversing Hormone

    Genre: Health & Fitness,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Biology & Chemistry,Health & Fitness,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Biology & Chemistry
    Author: Walter Pierpaoli
    Duration: 01:28:00

    From the scientists who did the original research as published by The National Academy of Science and the New York Academy of Sciences, the authoratative explanation of what their revolutionary discovery means for us today and in the future-- along with the doctors' easy-to-follow instructions on ho ... [ more ]

  • Abortion and Euthanasia

    Abortion and Euthanasia

    Genre: History,NonFiction,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Social Science
    Author: Dr. David James
    Duration: 03:01:00

    British and American common law traditionally prohibited abortion only after quickening (when the mother feels fetal movements). But after the U.S. Civil War, states began absolutely prohibiting abortion, based primarily on medical concerns. Then in 1973, U.S. abortion law was dramatically changed b ... [ more ]

  • Switched On: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening

    Switched On: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening

    Genre: Biographies,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: John Elder Robison
    Duration: 11:22:00

    An extraordinary memoir about the cutting-edge brain therapy that dramatically changed the life and mind of John Elder Robison, the New York Times bestselling author of Look Me in the Eye Imagine spending the first forty years of your life in darkness, blind to the emotions and social signals of o ... [ more ]

  • Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness

    Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Psychology
    Author: Jerome Groopman
    Duration: 05:46:00

    An inspiring and profoundly enlightening exploration of one doctor’s discovery of how hope can change the course of illness Since the time of the ancient Greeks, human beings have believed that hope is essential to life. Now, in this groundbreaking book, Harvard Medical School professor and New ... [ more ]

  • Why Do We live with Stress

    Why Do We live with Stress

    Genre: Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Disorders & Diseases,Health and Medicine,Social Science
    Author: J. Krishnamurti
    Duration: 01:10:00

    They way out of our difficulties, Krishnamurti states, can only start in the mind of each one of us, in an awareness of the way we actually perceive life, ourselves and others. ... [ more ]

  • Mindbody Prescription: Healing the Body, Healing the Pain

    Mindbody Prescription: Healing the Body, Healing the Pain

    Genre: Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: John E. Sarno, M.D.
    Duration: 07:06:00

    Dr. John E. Sarno's Healing Back Pain is a New York Times bestseller that has helped over 500,000 readers. Continuing the research since his ground-breaking book, the renowned physician now presents his most complete work yet on the vital connection between mental and bodily health.... Musculoskelet ... [ more ]

  • NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

    NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

    Genre: Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Disorders & Diseases,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: Steve Silberman
    Duration: 18:30:00

    What is autism: a devastating developmental disorder, a lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more—and the future of our society depends on our understanding it. Wired reporter Steve Silberm ... [ more ]

  • Demon Under the Microscope: From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazis Labs, One Doctor's Heroic Search for the World's First Miracl

    Demon Under the Microscope: From Battlefield Hospitals to Nazis Labs, One Doctor's Heroic Search for the World's First Miracl

    Genre: History,Biographies,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: Thomas Hager
    Duration: 12:15:00

    Fast-paced, suspenseful, and utterly satisfying, The Demon Under the Microscope is a sweeping history of the discovery of the first antibiotic and its dramatic effect on the world of medicine and beyond. The Nazis discovered it. The Allies won the war with it. It conquered diseases, changed law ... [ more ]

  • Death of Cancer: After Fifty Years on the Front Lines of Medicine, a Pioneering Oncologist Reveals Why the War on Cancer Is Winnable--and How We Can Get There

    Death of Cancer: After Fifty Years on the Front Lines of Medicine, a Pioneering Oncologist Reveals Why the War on Cancer Is Winnable--and How We Can Get There

    Genre: Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Disorders & Diseases,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Disorders & Diseases,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: Vincent T. DeVita Jr., M.D., Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn
    Duration: 12:20:00

    Cancer touches everybody’s life in one way or another. But most of us know very little about how the disease works, why we treat it the way we do, and the personalities whose dedication got us where we are today. For fifty years, Dr. Vincent T. DeVita Jr. has been one of those key players: he has he ... [ more ]

  • Ask Me Why I Hurt: The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them

    Ask Me Why I Hurt: The Kids Nobody Wants and the Doctor Who Heals Them

    Genre: Biographies,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Psychology,Biographies,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Psychology
    Author: Randy Christensen, Rene Denfeld
    Duration: 08:30:00

    The unforgettable, inspiring memoir of Dr. Randy Christensen, a pediatrician who saves lives in a most unconventional way, treating the homeless children and adolescents of Pheonix, Arizona, in a 38-foot Winnebago turned into a doctor's office on wheels. ... [ more ]

  • Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression without Drugs

    Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression without Drugs

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: Stephen S. Ilardi
    Duration: 06:50:29

    Dr. Stephen S. Ilardi outlines a clinically proven six-step program for beating depression by reclaiming lifestyle elements from humankind's evolutionary past. In the past decade, depression rates have skyrocketed, and one in four Americans will suffer from major depression at some point in their l ... [ more ]

  • Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients

    Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: Ben Goldacre
    Duration: 11:56:18

    The author of Bad Science reveals the shocking truth about the pharmaceutical industry and the state of medicine today. Medicine is broken. We like to imagine that it's based on evidence and the results of fair tests. In reality, those tests are often profoundly flawed. We like to imagine that ... [ more ]

  • God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine

    God's Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine

    Genre: Biographies,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: Victoria Sweet
    Duration: 13:46:14

    In this beautifully written work, Victoria Sweet shares with listeners her experience practicing medicine in San Francisco's Laguna Honda Hospital, and raises important questions about healthcare today. San Francisco's Laguna Honda Hospital is the last almshouse in the country, a descendant of ... [ more ]

  • DNA USA: A Genetic Portrait of America

    DNA USA: A Genetic Portrait of America

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Social Science
    Author: Bryan Sykes
    Duration: 13:26:00

    Having worked on numerous high-profile genetic investigations, including one focused on the famed Iceman of the Italian Alps, Bryan Sykes has become a premier authority on human genetics. In DNA USA, Sykes examines the unique fabric of the U.S. population-one of the world's most genetically varieg ... [ more ]

  • Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

    Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Psychology
    Author: Barry M. Prizant Phd
    Duration: 09:00:00

    Uniquely Human is a groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world’s leading experts, who portrays autism not as a tragic disability, but as a unique way of being human. Autism is usually portrayed as a checklist of deficits, including difficulties interacting socially, problems in communic ... [ more ]