Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues

I'm still Blogging
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Price: Free! Words: 91,150. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Written with a sense of humour, a daily blog aimed at offering support and comfort to fellow Gaucher and Parkinson's sufferers and caregivers. Followed in over 70 countries around the world, to mark writing for a second year, the entire entries have been made into a book; the aim to raise public awareness about chronic disease. Good health is a precious gift that is often taken for granted
Wellness Piece by Piece
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In Wellness Piece by Piece, Pat Sullivan openly discusses his own 30-year struggle with chronic conditions. Though he is not a doctor, Sullivan has become an expert on many chronic conditions in his search for answers. Writing from the layman's perspective, Sullivan skillfully blends science, research, and personal experience.
Motives, emotion and memory - exploring how doctors think
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
A compilation of posts from the popular 'Illusions of Autonomy' blog on medical ethics PART 1: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF DOCTORS PART 2: COMPASSIONATE CARE PART 3: AT THE COALFACE PART 4: ASSISTED DYING PART 5: MEDICAL ERROR PART 6: CARE TOWARDS THE END OF LIFE AND RESUSCITATION PART 7: QUICK, TOPICAL MEDICAL ETHICS OVERVIEWS PART 8: THE LIVERPOOL CARE PATHWAY CONTROVERSY
The Evolution of Aging: How New Theories Will Change Medicine
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Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Azinet Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Why do we age? This book describes the exciting development of theories that say that we age because we are purposely designed to have a limited lifespan; we are programmed to age and die. This theory strongly suggests that we can find pharmaceutical agents that generally delay aging and age-related diseases like cancer and heart disease. Print length 255 pages, 28 illustrations.
'Good health at low cost' 25 years on. What makes a successful health system?
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Price: Free! Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by London School Of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In an extension to the original, this book filled with recent research explores five new countries asking why some low and middle income countries are able to achieve better health outcomes. With chapters focusing on Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Tamil Nadu (India) and Thailand, 'Good health at low cost' has identified a series of inter-linking factors necessary for a health system to succeed.
The Medical Culling of America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012 and represented by Alex Burke. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The AMA reported by 2003 that 225,000 people were being killed per year by their prescription drugs: 125,000 correctly prescribed and 100,000 misdiagnosed by their doctors. All were taken according to directions. And so we eagerly accepted reporter Alex Burke's manuscript, which includes an in-depth investigation into the 2100 profitable deaths a year in the Ohio BWC system alone.