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I Ain't Staying
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Price: Free! Words: 810. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2010. Category: Essay » Literature
I had been there most of the morning watching the living dead file in for their doctor's appointments. An old man in bib overalls sat down in the chair facing me. "I ain't staying," he said. His wife and son, I guessed, sat each side of him. "I ain't staying," he said again, repeating it about every two minutes. "Daddy," said his son, "it's not even your appointment. It's Mama's."
Surviving the Emergency Room: Expecting the Unexpected
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
An insider's view of the emergency medical system, a valuable resource for patients and families, and a thorough guide preparing readers for the labyrinth of functions, personnel, and treatments in the Emergency Room.
Homegrown: The Terror Within
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,720. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Bournos Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A mathematician uses algorithms to track a group of homegrown bio and cyber terrorists.
Patient Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,080. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
A compilation of real-life interviews, Patient Stories gives a voice and encounter of people who have been diagnosed with a life-changing disease or illness, and what they do on a day-to-day basis to stay healthy. The author gives a first-person narrative for each story that leaves the individual's tone of their experiences.
Communion at One O'clock
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,380. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
When D'vorah Elias finally agreed to her husband's request that she enter the Institute of Living as a voluntary patient she had no idea that she was embarking on the journey of a lifetime. With the help of a compassionate and caring psychiatrist she began to make her way back to health. It took a year but she was discharged in a much better frame of mind.
Days of Fancy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
Fiction is intrinsically attached to life as a spider’s web is attached to the top corner of a threshold of a house; that is probably a superficial connectivity, a light holding, but also real and true. This work focuses on the life and drama of William Grander, the protagonist, and his family: the way they saw life, sin and virtue, and the stand they take to protect their views .
Cat Symptoms and Illnesses
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Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
The intensions of this book are to give you helpful information about the health of your pet cat. It is to provide helpful facts and information to help aid in raising your cat or kitten. This book and its information is not for self-diagnosing your pet cat with any illness or sickness.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Kero Gets Sick
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Series: Kero's World, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Kero isn’t feeling well at all, and that means only one thing: a trip to his least favourite place in the world... The vet!
Blinkered
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,190. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Chronic disease, Antibiotics resistance and Lyme disease- This essay argues that three major threats to human health are rooted in a state of complacency in modern medicine, as valuable knowledge is routinely repressed. Is our medical system too convenient to change? Blinkered suggests a set of proposals and opportunities relevant to every stakeholder of the healthcare ecosystem.