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I'm still Blogging
Price: Free! Words: 91,150. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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
The Evolution of Aging: How New Theories Will Change Medicine
Price: Free! Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Azinet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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.
The Medical Culling of America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012 and represented by Alex Burke. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
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.
Resilience of a Dream Catcher: A Spiritual Memoir
Price: $9.80 USD. Words: 110,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This memoir by a disabled veteran spans these careers: athlete, Army private, boxing champion, Benedictine monk, sports coach, Catholic priest, Navy Chaplain, pastoral psychologist, family therapist, human resource consultant, community activist, and Spellbinder storyteller,. The author uses his life of facing much adversity to teach many lessons of resilience, coping well, no matter what..
The Wellness Club: A Journey to Health Beyond Healthcare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A true story of healthcare workers who discovered how to live a healthier life. Though blame falls to corporations and government for a health crisis, they saw their choices played a role too, and explored how to change themselves. Some of their stories are funny, some sad. Lots of cutting edge info, some controversial, on exercise, nutrition, stress reduction, and change management.
Medical Industry's Death Panels: Greek Tragedy of a Lady Named Glenda
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social services
The book, Medical Industry’s Death Panels: Greek Tragedy of a Lady Named Glenda, is a must-read for every adult, especially seniors, to understand the life-affecting pitfalls that are faced by anyone suddenly needing medical treatment.
Alcohol: Confesiones
You set the price! Words: 57,450. Language: Spanish. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
He escrito este tratado de salud y cuidado contra las traumáticas consecuencias del abuso y adicción al alcohol que se anticipa nos caerá en tromba en pocos años tras el largo período de "la Marcha" y el ahora vigente Botellón y Macrobotellón, amén de las diversas mezclas de estupefacientes (cocaína y éxtasis) mezclados con la bebida ingerida en discotecas y bares atiborrados de jóvenes hoy día.
Save Trillions with Universal Health Care: Lose Weight, Save Money and Feel Better with Ultimate Wellness
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,500. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
Proposing health care that prioritizes public health and effective prevention, allows freedom of choice for patients and pays for it by charging fees on toxic products and hazardous practices. Informing readers about evidence based health habits to prevent the major lifestyle epidemics of America.
'Good health at low cost' 25 years on. What makes a successful health system?
Price: Free! Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by London School Of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Categories: 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 Way of the Physician: Recovering the Heart of Medicine
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 67,620. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by D. Patrick Miller. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Medicine for the practitioner and the patient alike, this book says that we need to train doctors to be wise healers working on the heart, not mechanics who fix bodies.
Achieving Impressive Customer Service: 7 Strategies for the Health Care Manager
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,950. Language: American English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Best Seller! This book describes seven powerful strategies critical to service excellence and improving HCAHPS. These strategies are effective, simple, and easy, and can be implemented in your organization immediately. They help you hire for customer service, remove barriers, solicit customer feedback, and install standards, key words, and much more.
Turning Out The Lights: Concussions, Spectacle and the NHL
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
In 1998 Steve Bocking suffered his second concussion in two years playing hockey. His father was a surgeon who had seen enough. He started a campaign to change the rules, and won in 2011 when Hockey Canada banned all head shots. But the NHL still refuses to listen. When did the game change? What are the dangers of concussions? Why does the world's top hockey league continue to ignore the evidence?
One Sentence Health Care Reforms: 200 Alternatives and Steps Beyond the Affordable Care Act
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / service
Presents over 200 health care reforms after the Affordable Care Act. Some in parallel to balance progressive and conservative offerings. I estimate that an analyst could put together over 100 into a coherent package of proposal. This book is intended to stand alone for the reader, but it also can be a useful classroom resource with currently popular health policy texts.
Wellness Piece by Piece
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,510. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
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.
EMS Safety: Techniques and Applications, plus Alive on Arrival, Tips for Safe Emergency Vehicle Operations - Comprehensive Manual on Hazards Faced by Emergency Medical Services Providers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The United States Fire Administration (USFA) publication EMS Safety: Techniques & Applications was developed as a comprehensive manual to address the hazards faced by EMS providers and describe ways in which emergency responders can and should deal with these risks.
Motives, emotion and memory - exploring how doctors think
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: 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
There's a Nasty Cancer in the Health Service
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Never one to shy away from putting his head above the parapet, John Riddington-Young has been outspoken on the state of the NHS for a number of years. His decades of clinical experience have earned him the right to speak as he finds, and what he finds he does not like.
The Cochrane Collaboration: Medicine's Best-Kept Secret
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
In the complex, ever-evolving realm of modern medicine, how can you even begin to understand what's hocus-pocus and what really works? Best-selling author and researcher Alan Cassels answers with a single word: Cochrane. The Cochrane Collaboration is made up of more than 30,000 medical researchers from more than 100 countries - unbiased experts and investigators.
AHA Scientific Sessions 2016: Program Information
Price: Free! Words: 328,780. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2016 by CTIMeetingTech. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016 is bringing big science, big technology, and big networking opportunities to New Orleans, Louisiana this November. This event features five days of the best in science and cardiovascular clinical practice covering all aspects of basic, clinical, population and translational content.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,650. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Laurie Maddison describes her experiences as a child in Malaya, Australia and England. After school she enters nursing, marries, has a child and returns to Perth, Western Australia, where she works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in specialist areas at Royal Perth, followed by community nursing, post-graduate courses at University, mental health nursing, and finally as a university lecturer.

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