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Dream Medicine By Henry Reed
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The Father of the Modern Dreamwork movement tells the story of his research, culminating in the creation of Sundance: The Community Dream Journal. The second part of the book contains the author's... More > instructions on how to get help from dreams.< Less
The Death of Medicine By Piso Mojado
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This is the incredible story of the little-known surgeon known as "The Savior of Mothers", and appropriately so. The doctor who miraculously reduced the death rates from as high as 30% to... More > nearly zero in every birth clinic he supervised has a lot to teach any person who wants to safeguard his or her health and that of his or her family. The discoveries of Doctor Ignaz Semmelweis, predating Lister and Pasteur, and the practices that they spawned, are still saving countless lives every day. Part of the rationale for writing this book was to remind every person who reads it how modern medicine began, how it once died, and how history could repeat itself. This is an inspiring story, an informative story, and ultimately a tragic story from cover to cover. But by describing how one dedicated surgeon solved the greatest medical mystery of all time, each reader (with no need of medical knowledge) will easily understand the basis of the 21st century approach toward human health and disease.< Less
How to Thrive in the Modern World - A Laypersons Guide to Chinese Medicine By Dr. Jared M. McCollum
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An Introduction for the layperson on how Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture can effectively treat your health conditions. Learn how it really works and why a Doctor of Chinese Medicine is the physician... More > of the future. Also learn about Dr. Jared M McCollum and his Clinic Healing Elements.< Less
How to Thrive in the Modern World - A Laypersons Guide to Chinese Medicine By Dr. Jared M. McCollum
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An Introduction for the layperson on how Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture can effectively treat your health conditions. Learn how it really works and why a Doctor of Chinese Medicine is the physician... More > of the future. Also learn about Dr. Jared M McCollum and his Clinic Healing Elements.< Less
Biology Bytes: Digestible Essays on Stem Cells and Modern Medicine By Teisha Rowland
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In Biology Bytes: Digestible Essays on Stem Cells and Modern Medicine, author Dr. Teisha J. Rowland discusses the history and latest scientific advancements in these fields of science, and many more.... More > With a specific focus on issues that we increasingly encounter in the modern world around us, Dr. Rowland explores cutting-edge science through essays that can be easily digested: complex scientific concepts are broken down into key points based on the latest discoveries, technical jargon is clearly explained, and the impacts of these discoveries on our lives is explored. This book includes comprehensible explorations of a wide range of topics, including different types of stem cells and treatments they may be used in, the development and impact of in vitro fertilization (a technique responsible for over 1% of U.S. births today), how and why GMOs are made, the creation of vaccines to fight cancer, and fascinating food science behind delectable drinks such as beer, wine, and tea.< Less
Biology Bytes: Digestible Essays on Stem Cells and Modern Medicine By Teisha Rowland
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In Biology Bytes: Digestible Essays on Stem Cells and Modern Medicine, author Dr. Teisha J. Rowland discusses the history and latest scientific advancements in these fields of science, and many more.... More > With a specific focus on issues that we increasingly encounter in the modern world around us, Dr. Rowland explores cutting-edge science through essays that can be easily digested: complex scientific concepts are broken down into key points based on the latest discoveries, technical jargon is clearly explained, and the impacts of these discoveries on our lives is explored. This book includes comprehensible explorations of a wide range of topics, including different types of stem cells and treatments they may be used in, the development and impact of in vitro fertilization (a technique responsible for over 1% of U.S. births today), how and why GMOs are made, the creation of vaccines to fight cancer, and fascinating food science behind delectable drinks such as beer, wine, and tea.< Less
Connected: The New Rules of Medicine By Craig Koniver, MD
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We need a new set of rules to help move medicine and health care into the modern world of social media communication. Medicine has been promoting the wrong product for far too long. The doctor/... More > patient relationship is the heart of medicine and needs a revival. This fictional story between the physician, Dr. Kessler, and his patient, Eva, reveals how physicians and patients can expect more out of each other. Patients don't need more pharmaceuticals and more surgeries to have better health. Rather, patients and doctors need stronger connections in the exam room and beyond. By slowing down and returning their practice to a focus on developing connections with patients, physicians can greatly enhance their ability to interact with their patients. As a result, patients feel better and doctors feel better too.< Less
Wilderness and Survival Medicine By Chris Breen & Dr Craig Ellis
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Life is uncertain, people who are involved in survival situations, disasters and accidents are often unprepared both in knowledge and supplies. This book is intended to give you grounding in medical... More > care and encourage you to prepare supplies suitable to your level of knowledge and likely situations you may encounter. The aim of this work is to provide the lay person with the knowledge and skills to deal with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries usually dealt with by Health Care Professionals. Equipment, medical supplies and initial first aid treatment is covered, if the injury or illness would benefit from more advanced measures then these are detailed as well as any skills needed to carry them out. We will also look at aftercare and the limitations of care without the benefit of a modern health service. December 2011 Edition< Less
Wilderness & Survival Medicine By Chris Breen & Dr Craig Ellis
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Life is uncertain, people who are involved in survival situations, disasters and accidents are often unprepared both in knowledge and supplies. This book is intended to give you grounding in medical... More > care and encourage you to prepare supplies suitable to your level of knowledge and likely situations you may encounter. The aim of this work is to provide the lay person with the knowledge and skills to deal with a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries usually dealt with by Health Care Professionals. Equipment, medical supplies and initial first aid treatment is covered, if the injury or illness would benefit from more advanced measures then these are detailed as well as any skills needed to carry them out. We will also look at aftercare and the limitations of care without the benefit of a modern health service. Easy to understand text, together with many photos and illustrations.< Less
Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine By George Gould
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A book written in 1896 by physicians George M. Gould and Walter L. Pyle, cataloguing the true and the apocryphal (they don't make much of a distinction) from medical literature going as far back as... More > ancient Rome. Some of this stuff is very definitely false, in an "I can't believe Victorians believed that!" sort of way; some is definitely true; and most of the stuff in between is hard to believe, but who knows? Science can be stranger than fiction. Is it really possible for a woman to vomit up fetuses. Or, to quote Gould and Pyle themselves... “We wish, also, to enter a mild protest against the modern egotism that would set aside with a sneer as myth and fancy the testimonies and reports of philosophers and physicians, only because they lived hundreds of years ago. We are keenly appreciative of the power exercised by the myth-making faculty in the past, but as applied to early physicians, we suggest that the suspicion may easily be too active.”< Less