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Marijuana - The Wonder Weed
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 87,980. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016 by James B Anderson. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Legalization and decriminalization of marijuana is America’s most important social problem. You will find that this amazing, instructive and timely book explains in easy to understand language why anyone who is educated in the facts of marijuana’s value as a medicine can only conclude that decriminalization and legalization is necessary. Don't allow millions of Americans to suffer daily.
Dr. House Syndrome
Price: $7.99 $3.20 USD. (60% off!) Words: 38,490. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Dr. HOUSE SYNDROME is an essay on a type of psychopathic behaviour in some people. It is characterized by the person's unconscious ability to avoid an emotional condition as if it was a physical ailment. These people do not know why they behave well. This is due to dissociation between the cerebral hemispheres. The right brain performs processes bypassing the rationality of the left brain.
A Single Swim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
A Single Swim follows Courtney Nash's life and death, taking a close look into an amoebic infection few people know about - until it's too late. Tracing as far back as 1960s, Naegleria fowleri and the resulting infection of this parasite have taken more than a dozen lives, with a fatality rate of nearly 100%. This book tells the stories of those victims, and what can happen after a single swim.
Undaunted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,810. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
R.L. Young shares her journey, a personal perception of the events that lead to this point, and the hope that recovery is possible. TSM's spokesperson, Claudia Christian, states, "...Undaunted is an unflinching look at a life at full blown battle….a war within her soul and a confederacy of abusers at every turn. [She] won that war and I am grateful that The Sinclair method had a hand in helping.."
ME/CFS - The Unpredictable Journey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / Chronic fatigue syndrome, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
"The Unpredictable Journey" is a personal success story about having survived the trials and tribulations of the disease known as ME/CFS (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). It is a detailed and informative account of living with and overcoming this debilitating illness. Discover successful coping mechanisms and management strategies to ensure that you can live a full and happy life.
Asylum Bound
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Asylum Bound is a wild weird walk through the experiences of a student nurse entering the unknown world of the mental "asylum" of the 1970s. It is a bizarre world, a world of terrible extremes. Within this odd place there are Hogarthian characters of varying chaotic hues, some aggressive, some sad, some disturbed and some institutionalised, both patients and staff. Sadly, it is all true.
Des hommes malades des animaux
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,850. Language: French. Published: October 24, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disease & health issues
Ce numéro des Cahiers d’anthropologie sociale réunit des contributions portant sur des aires culturelles différentes engageant des relations variables entre hommes et animaux à l’occasion des maladies qui les affectent en commun. Un article inédit de Claude Lévi-Strauss ouvre ce volume.