Books tagged: infectious disease

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the right hemisphere: issue 2010
Price: Free! Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
A short review of science articles and topics that have interested me during 2010.
Ordeal of the Innocent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Wilcox Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Genetics, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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.
Scarlet Fever Epidemics Treatment And Opinion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
Scarlet fever is deadly for a period of at least 28 days after infection. Most often exposure comes via other persons who already have the sickness. Quarantines are needed for 4 weeks or more. Patients who are not isolated remain contagious. My ebook describes epidemics, 18th-20th century opinion, how to treat the illness antiseptically and why it is still problematic in developing countries.
Touchy Phoebe: A Book on Hand Foot and Mouth Disease
You set the price! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Touchy Phoebe is a curious cat who loves exploring new things! But one day, she wakes up with painful red spot all over her. Oh no! What is happening?