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  • Ageing and Representationby Deborah Klee; Simone Bacchini; Gillian Crosby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    An increasing interest in the subject of "ageing" sets the backdrop for this E-book, setting out to explore the ways that ageing is portrayed, not only through news outlets but via entertainment platforms and political and public discourses. The chapters in this text are formed mainly from revised versions of talks from the speakers and contributors... more...

  • The Gift of Caringby M.S. Marcy Cottrell Houle; M.D. M.P.H. Elizabeth Eckstrom; Jennie Chin Hansen

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99

    In the next few years, 66 million Americans will be caring for an aging parent. The desire to help our elders navigate health issues is clear and universal?how to assure proper care and a good ending is not. This book brings the reader into the all-too-familiar scenarios facing our aging parents, and provides the tools needed to help them spend... more...

  • Mura Solwata Koskerby Ellie Gaffney

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Throughout her lifetime, Ellie Gaffney has been a strong advocate both within Australia and internationally of the interests and welfare of Torres Strait Islanders. She has been particularly committed to advancing the rights of Indigenous women. Her interests have spanned a wide spectrum of concerns. As an administrator, Ellie Gaffney played a significant... more...

  • In Our Own Rightby Sally Goold; Kerrynne Liddle

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The intimate, private, and heart wrenching stories told in this book, the first of its kind in Australia, will penetrate the hearts and souls of even the most hardened reader. Told with incredible dignity and humility, each of the individual and deeply personal stories recounted is a powerful testimony to the gross inhumanity and brutal capacity... more...

  • Water a Miracle Therapyby A. R. Hari

    V&S Publishers 2012; US$ 6.00

    Global scientific research proves you can drink your way to good health with water. The more the science has advanced the further away have we moved from nature. Thanks to our artificial existence, even to quench a natural urge like thirst, we imbibe synthetic substances such as colas and caffeine-loaded drinks. more...

  • Mediscamsby Chuck Whitlock

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 7.39

    Where their health is concerned, Americans want answers. Too often, what they get are false promises from medical "professionals" more intent on lightening their patients' wallets than helping to shave off those stubborn five pounds. These medical scam artists run from the petty to the downright dangerous, and their schemes can leave you poorer but... more...

  • The Caregiver's Toolboxby Carolyn P. Hartley; Peter Wong

    Taylor Trade Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99

    The Caregiver?s Toolbox is your guide to cool apps and online tools, insider tips on how to reduce your medical bills, your privacy rights as a caregiver, where to go for free and low cost help, and much more. It clearly shows which tools will relieve your stress, and those that may add stress. more...

  • Bad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, And How We Can Fix Itby Ben Goldacre

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 7.05

    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...

  • ObamaCare Survival Guideby Nick J. Tate

    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...

  • The Alzheimer's Caregiving Puzzleby MRE MA Patricia R. Callone; BS Connie Kudlacek

    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...