Books tagged: rare disease

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Sputnik's Child
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You set the price! Words: 126,130. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This engaging novel recalls the events that shaped the ideas and lives of the baby boom generation and laid the groundwork for an age of technology and its challenges. It is a story about a child coming of age in an Age of Aquarius to experience a time of irrational exhuberance in the power of technology, and her confrontation with a disease that has no known cure.
Calmer: Medical Events with Cognitively Impaired Children
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
This short book offers a toolbox of workable strategies described in parent, not psychologist, terms that are designed to reduce medical trauma in your special child. The strategies are drawn from the work of the author with her son who suffers from a rare condition called Hunter Syndrome, sees ten specialists, four therapists, has a weekly infusion, and is in a clinical trial.
Please Stop the Music
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Having developed an aversion toward music since high school, Kevin McCormick has gone to extremes to achieve a lifestyle as devoid of song as possible. However, his world unravels when he becomes afflicted with Musica Chorea: a rare dancing disease that he shares with only two other people in the entire world. Once infected, his body dances—spontaneously and uncontrollably—whenever he hears music.
The Waves of Life: Going Against the Tide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by AZ Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
It may be in her genes, but Alyssa chooses to fight back against a rare disease called Gardner’s Syndrome. She knows what her disease is physically capable of, and what it cannot do. It may take from her body, but it can never harm her mind or heart. Gardner’s Syndrome will never take away her ability to love, overcome, or live life to its fullest. Alyssa has chosen to go against the tide.