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The Truth About Colloidal Silver
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
The Truth About Colloidal Silver is about my experience with colloidal silver and the benefits to it which have changed my life and the lives of hundreds of others.
The Unfeeling Wannabe Surgeon: A Med School Memoir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The hours are inhumane. The people are insane. But you literally hold someone's life in your hands. And the one thing that nobody told me before I plunged hands-first into my surgical rotation, the thing I had to discover for myself, was that, compared to anything else in medicine, every blood-spattered second of surgery is so much fun.
Prostate Cancer Guide, The Things Your Doctor Probably Won't Tell You, & How To Deal With Them.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,710. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Prostate cancer is the 800lb ape hiding in every man’s closet. This cancer is feared by men like no other. At least one man in six will get it. The fear is justified, for it is, after all, a cancer. But ignorance of the disease is not. Unfortunately, there’s a problem: Getting straight information from a doctor is sometimes like pulling teeth.
A Bleeding Brain "A True Story"
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,570. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is the true inspirational story of Andrew Bloom who as a healthy young man learned he had a malformation in his brainstem causing strokes and brain bleeds. In spite of the “end of life” event, he persevered, fighting to live just one more day at a time. He graduated from college, got married and had two children. He fights his battle daily, and describes the challenges he has encountered.
The Ascorbate Papers, volume III: 1950-1959
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,170. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Vitamins
A compendium of selected 20th-Century original medical & scientific literature on the clinical use of Ascorbate a.k.a. “Vitamin C” in the treatment and prevention of illness and disease.
The Mummy Dick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Children's Books » Humor / General
Mom decided that the best way to get my mind off of being abandoned for the year was to have me circumcised the first day that I arrived at Granny and Papa’s house. Why this procedure was not done right when I was born is still a mystery to me. Evidently the whole family just wanted to have a good laugh at my expense.
The Hand of Chance
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 88,020. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
When Jonathan’s health fails, he needs a kidney transplant, but his handicap makes him ineligible for one. When his liver also fails, his surgeon suggests removing poison wastes from Jonathan’s blood by cross-circulating it through his comatose twin, David. It isn’t long before the surgeon has an even better idea…
Another Chance at Life: A Breast Cancer Survivor's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my 1998 breast cancer and mastectomy (with no reconstruction). The book deals primarily with the surprising emotional benefits I gained. The five appendices offer a wealth of practical information on risk factors for breast cancer, ways to help prevent it, and much more. "Beautiful, moving, informative, uplifting." "A terrific read – well-written, frank, and honest."
Beyond Salvage
Series: Cults, Curses & Cryptids. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The inmates on Devil's Island were the lucky ones - it was on the mainland where the true dangers lurked... Luc Tessyier, a convict, rules Cayenne by fear through supernatural curses. Further inland, in the jungle, the masked sculptor, Uguen, carries out his occult surgery unimpeded... With two threats at large, and the old mystic Georges Steil not getting any younger, hope is in short supply.
DODGING THE BULLET: How I Avoided a Fatal Heart Attack by Accident
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart
This book recounts the ordeal faced by the author because he did not follow the guidelines for good diabetic care over the years he was diabetic. His two major discoveries are that 1) Open heart surgery is not as bad as it looks, and 2) The rules for prevention of diabetic complications apply to everyone, even the author! This book is an excellent guide for anyone facing open heart surgery.