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- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 9.10
Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying mess. ***Now updated with the latest government responses to the book*** more...
- Humanix Books 2012; US$ 19.99
We Read the Law So You Don?t Have To The practical handbook to making good decisions in our changing healthcare marketplace. At over 2,700 pages - with an additional 20,000 pages of regulations -the ObamaCare law is longer than the Bible, with many more rules. Rules that will, in the words of the president, fundamentally transform? healthcare... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2010; US$ 15.99
In the US 5.2 million people live with Alzheimer's disease, it is the sixth-leading cause of death and ten million baby boomers will develop Alzheimer's in their lifetime. Alzheimer's often takes a bigger toll on the caregivers of persons living with Alzheimer's, generally family members, loved-ones and friends. Written by two caregivers with 55 years... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2014; US$ 17.99
An inspiring and empowering guide to managing the daily work and pressure of diabetes management Living with diabetes is non-stop, 24 hours a day. Counting carbohydrates at every meal, constantly adjusting medication doses, taking daily injections, pricking fingers multiple times a day, and struggling with the unavoidable challenges of fancy, yet... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 15.99
Gold Winner 2012 Foreword Reviews Book of The Year, Health Category The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1.7 million people developed healthcare acquired infections in 2010. Since most people spend only a small part of their lives in healthcare facilities, this guidebook also tells readers how to avoid picking up serious... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00
There is considerable rhetoric and concern about weight and obesity across an increasing range of national contexts. Alarmist claims about an ?obesity time-bomb? are continually recycled in policy reports, reviews and white papers, each of which begin with the assumption that fatness is fundamentally unhealthy and damaging to national economies. With... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 63.00
The Affordable Care Act?also known as Obamacare?is one of the most controversial and politicized topics in the United States today. This timely book examines prominent claims about the legislation's drafting, debate, passage, and implementation, and discerns what is true and false about the law. Each of the text's eight chapters delves into the common... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2012; US$ 21.99
Nortin Hadler's clearly reasoned argument surmounts the cacophony of the health care debate. Hadler urges everyone to ask health care providers how likely it is that proposed treatments will afford meaningful benefits and he teaches how to actively listen to the answer. Each chapter of Worried Sick is an object lesson on the uses and abuses of common... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 59.99
This four-volume Omnibus E-Book is a collection of Nortin Hadler's definitive works on the state of healthcare in America today. The set includes: Worried Sick: A Prescription for Health in an Overtreated America , Hadler's best-seller that shows consumers how to distinguish good medical advice from persuasive medical marketing, make better decisions... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 27.99
Conflicts of interest, misrepresentation of clinical trials, hospital price-fixing, and massive expenditures for procedures of dubious efficacy--these and other critical flaws leave little doubt that the current U.S. health-care system is in need of an overhaul. In this essential guide, preeminent physician Nortin Hadler urges American health-care... more...