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Health Care Issues

  • Fast Food Genocideby Joel Fuhrman; Robert Phillips

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 22.39

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live and The End of Diabetes , an unflinching, provocative exploration of how our food is killing us and the ways in which we are unwitting participants in an unprecedented and exploding health crisis. Fast food is far more than just the burgers, fries, and burritos served at chain restaurants;... more...

  • Old and Sick in Americaby Muriel R. Gillick M.D.

    The University of North Carolina Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Since the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965, the American health care system has steadily grown in size and complexity. Muriel R. Gillick takes readers on a narrative tour of American health care, incorporating the stories of older patients as they travel from the doctor's office to the hospital to the skilled nursing facility, and examining... more...

  • Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac 2018by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research Ltd. 2017; US$ 379.99

    The only complete market research guide to the health care and Medical industry—for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Covers health expenditures, technologies, patient populations, research, Medicare, Medicaid and managed care. Contains trends, statistical tables and a glossary. Features in-depth... more...

  • Self-Tracking, Health and Medicineby Deborah Lupton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 28.99

    Self-tracking practices are part of many health and medical domains. The introduction of digital technologies such as smartphones, tablet computers, apps, social media platforms, dedicated patient support sites and wireless devices for medical monitoring has contributed to the expansion of opportunities for people to engage in self-tracking of their... more...

  • Normal Binocular Visionby David Stidwill; Robert Fletcher

    Wiley 2017; US$ 77.99 US$ 70.19

    Binocular vision, i.e. where both eyes are used together, is a fundamental component of human sight. It also aids hand-eye co-ordination, and the perception of the self within the environment. Clinical anomalies pose a wide range of problems to the sufferer, but normal binocular operation must first be understood before the eye specialist can assess... more...

  • Gender Medicineby Marek Glazerman

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2017; US$ 9.99

    Despite the fact that cultural differences between genders are becoming obsolete, the differences between male and female bodies are nevertheless very real, and go well beyond the obvious sexual and reproductive variances: men and women absorb medication, feel pain, and even display early symptoms of heart attacks differently. And yet the medical establishment... more...

  • El perfecto equilibrio cuerpo-menteby Martine Gay

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2017; US$ 4.99

    La estabilidad en la relación cuerpo-mente consiste en la búsqueda y conquista del equilibrio, en el diálogo entre el cuerpo y la mente con el fin de incrementar todas nuestras potencialidades…. La sofrología es el estudio de los distintos niveles de nuestra conciencia. Todos poseemos varios «niveles de vigilancia», hasta el punto de ser capaces de... more...

  • Aging Well with Diabetesby Bottom Line Inc.

    Sourcebooks 2017; US$ 19.99

    Diabetes is epidemic in the United States, especially if you're over the age of 50. Even if you're already being diligent about your health, a diagnosis can feel like an overwhelming extra burden. The editors of Bottom Line Inc. present Aging Well with Diabetes , the first book for mature men and women looking to prevent and control diabetes with... more...

  • Learning Lessonsby Rashi Fein

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 100.00

    This is a book about the policy process. It discusses the considerations advisers have in mind as they develop and select policy alternatives, the ways each of us might want to think about making decisions, and the lessons we should remember in order to minimize avoidable errors. In writing about his experiences in government, the classroom, and private... more...

  • The Black Woman's Breast Cancer Survival Guide: Understanding and Healing in the Face of a Nationwide Crisisby Cheryl Holloway

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 37.00

    This "what you need to know" guide is unique in its common sense, "laywoman's" approach and particular relevance to women of color. Its premise is simple: ignorance and lack of education about breast cancer signs and symptoms are still all too prevalent among Black women. Many women are not informed about resources available for early detection screening... more...