Books tagged: infectious disease

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the right hemisphere: issue 2010
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Price: Free! Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
A short review of science articles and topics that have interested me during 2010.
Ordeal of the Innocent
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A young girl running late for school is given a lift by a stranger.... But instead of a short ride to school, the well-groomed driver of a flashy car had other ideas.
Disease Beyond My Practice--Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
No one can survive a bi-polar universe without a healthy dose of madness. An infectious disease doctor falls in love with a dope addict/real-estate agent. A paranoid schizophrenic decides he must render himself sterile. A meth freak tries to destroy his surgeon with a stolen tank. In these stories, set in today's crazed world, the only way to acquit oneself may be through the insanity defense.
Flawless, a Claire Fontaine novella
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
It's not easy being the hottest girl in school, but for Edgemont High senior Claire Fontaine, it's worth it. After meeting Trevor, the gorgeous new boy in town, she becomes the target of a stranger with a malicious agenda. Now she wonders, who is this perfect boy? What's his connection to the recent death of another Edgemont teen? How much will she have to sacrifice to save herself and keep him?
Why is the IQ of Ashkenazi Jews so High?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Wilcox Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Genetics
This is a compelling, meticulous discussion of 150+ situations and substances that heighten or cripple the brain. Applying these elements to three disparate cultures (Ashkenazi Jew, Confucian East Asian, and Sub-Saharan African), the author reveals how the factors critically impact cognitive development. The book provides mental health guidance to individuals, families, and policy-makers.
The Amazing Story of the Cold Sore Virus
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
The Story of the Amazing Cold Sore Virus. Cold sores are small blisters that form around the lips or nostrils caused by the herpes simplex virus.There are two types of the herpes simplex virus(HSV-1 and HSV-2).Both can cause cold sores but most are caused by the HSV-1 herpes virus.There is no cure for a viral infection such as cold sores.The herpes simplex virus remains dormant in the nerve roots.
George Washington Keefe Of The Washington Nationals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
A Race Against Time Living With Lyme: A Near Death Experience From a Tick
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
A Race Against Time: Living With Lyme is a creative nonfiction memoir telling the story of a suffering Lyme disease patient's tremendous resilience. Rosa raced against time in a desperate search of a medical explanation for the rapid 30 pound weight loss and other debilitating symptoms. Rosa endured pain that tormented her frail body from head to toe. She saw over 15 doctors in a 4 year period.
Curse Of The Samurai - VOL I - Thumbnail Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Graphic Novel
Japan 1589. The newly appointed Shogun imposed strict controls trading with Gaijin (foreigners). Even though the Dutch and Portuguese introduced gun technology they were restricted to trade on a small island in the bay of Osaka. It was almost as if the country was in fear of some form of contagion. Somewhere in western Japan...
The “People Power” Health Superbook Book 7. Medical Conditions & Diseases (Rare Diseases, Genetic Diseases, Diabetes, Respiratory, Most Body Parts, Etc.)
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
If you have a disease or medical condition, go to a few of the big websites like nih.gov and webmd.com. Go to the library where they’ll have at least one book on most medical conditions, #610-619 of the Dewey Decimal System, R in the Library of Congress system. 610. Medical Sciences. 611. Human anatomy. 612. Human physiology. 613. Hygiene, fitness, diet. 614. Public health. 615. Therapeu