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  • Privileged Presenceby Liz Crocker; Bev Johnson

    Bull Publishing Company 2014; US$ 14.99

    Privileged Presence is a collection of more than 50 stories that capture both the medical and emotional aspects of the health care experience through tales from those who have been there, and offers powerful messages about the essential ingredients of ?good? health care: respect, compassion, collaboration, open and honest communication, family involvement,... more...

  • The Truth About Big Medicineby Cheryl L. Brown; John T. James; Rosemary Gibson; Robert E. Oshel; Yanling Yu; Gerald Rogan; Evelyn V. McKnight; Denise S. Lasater; Stephen S. Tower; Daniel M. Saman; Kiran B. Sagar; Lisa McGiffert

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 44.99

    This title drills deeply into the broken American health care industry?demonstrating how the medical industry?s self-serving interests have run afoul of safe care. Written by passionate experts in multiple relevant fields, this book shows readers how the system works, why it works this way, how it harms and often kills people and how we can fix it.... more...

  • Staying Aliveby Phil Hammond

    Quercus 2015; Not Available

    In this committed and compassionate book, Phil Hammond - a doctor, journalist, campaigner and patient - argues for a bidet revolution in the NHS - from the bottom up, with patients leading the charge. What we can do for ourselves to live well often far outweighs what modern medicine and the NHS can do for us. And when we do need to use the NHS, getting... more...

  • Staying Aliveby Phil Hammond

    Quercus 2015; US$ 23.24

    In this committed and compassionate book, Phil Hammond - a doctor, journalist, campaigner and patient - argues for a bidet revolution in the NHS - from the bottom up, with patients leading the charge. What we can do for ourselves to live well often far outweighs what modern medicine and the NHS can do for us. And when we do need to use the NHS, getting... more...

  • Healthcare Reform in America: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Editionby Jennie Kronenfeld; Michael Kronenfeld

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    Why does the United States produce poorer outcomes for Americans in terms of health care than most other developed countries that spend a lower percentage of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on health care? Should health insurance be private or should it be managed by the government? The second edition of Healthcare Reform in America: A Reference... more...

  • 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...

  • Hilfen im Alter kennen und nutzenby Sylvia Görnert-Stuckmann

    BC Publications 2012; US$ 4.76

    Immer mehr Menschen wollen im Alter eigenverantwortlich leben, doch was tun, wenn es alleine nicht mehr geht? Dieser praktische Ratgeber gibt Betroffenen und Angehörigen einen Überblick über alle Möglichkeiten heutiger Altenpflege. Angefangen von den verschiedenen Pflegestufen - wer bestimmt darüber, wo muss man welche Anträge stellen, wie wird die... more...

  • You Can't Afford to Get Sickby Andrew Weil

    Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    The New York Times bestseller from the leader in the field of natural health-updated with a new prescriptive chapter. Between the state of Americans' health and the state of this nation's health care system, wellness-or the lack of it-has become a crisis in literally millions of households. Obesity is epidemic and someone in this country files... more...

  • Stop Gambling for Goodby Balasa Prasad; Catherine Whitney

    Penguin Publishing Group 2005; US$ 11.95

    Learn to make responsible choices and put an end to compulsive betting, spending, and risk-taking.  Many people make trips to the casinos, or play their favorite numbers in the lotto. But when does a harmless pastime become a dangerous addiction? Even "successful" gamblers who don't bet more than they can afford to lose could still be acting out an... more...

  • Hot Crippleby Hogan Gorman

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    From Prada to poverty-one woman's harrowing and hilarious journey Ex-model Hogan Gorman was living the typical New York working actor's life-auditions and classes by day, waitressing and fending off handsy customers by night-when a wise (or just crazy) friend convinced her to ask the universe for a change. And she got one-coming at her at ... more...