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The Jones Family Food Roster: How community, family and faith helped one woman thrive in the face of cancer

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The Jones Family Food Roster: How community, family and faith helped one...

Alison Jones

Biography; Memoirs; Oncology; Coping with illness; Family & relationships

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When Alison, a mother of five school-aged children, is diagnosed with a rare and incurable cancer she is initially overwhelmed.... [more]

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Defeating the Ministers of Death

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Defeating the Ministers of Death

David Isaacs

Public health & preventive medicine; History of medicine; Immunology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular medicine & health

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The compelling story of vaccination.<br /><br />We may fear terrorist attacks,... [more]

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The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer: How to Feel Empowered and Take Control

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The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer: How to Feel Empowered and Take Control...

Trisha Greenhalgh, Liz O'Riordan

Medicine; Oncology; Surgical oncology; Women's health; Coping with illness

Paperback

They are also outstanding doctors, with Trisha Greenhalgh being the author of one of the world's bestselling evidence-based... [more]

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Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

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Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

Laura Spinney

History; Social & cultural history; Illness & addiction: social aspects; History of medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases

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Pale Rider is not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past' GuardianWith a death toll of between 50 and 100 million... [more]

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Outbreak Culture: The Ebola Crisis and the Next Epidemic

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Outbreak Culture: The Ebola Crisis and the Next Epidemic

Pardis Sabeti, Lara Salahi

Medicine; Personal & public health; Health systems & services; Infectious & contagious diseases; Immunology

Hardback

An award-winning genetic researcher and a tenacious journalist examine each phase of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the... [more]

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English Surgeon

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The Enlightened Mr. Parkinson: The Pioneering Life of a Forgotten English...

Cherry Lewis

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; History of medicine; Diseases & disorders

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The first-ever biography of the man behind the disease - and a pioneer of medical science [more]

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A Mother's Choice

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A Mother's Choice

Elle Halliwell

Biography; Memoirs; Oncology; Coping with illness; Pregnancy, birth & baby care

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When fashion journalist Elle Halliwell fell pregnant with her first child, she was faced with an impossible choice: continue... [more]

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In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection

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In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection

Eve Ensler

Biography; Memoirs; Oncology; Coping with illness

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A powerful, inspiring and courageous memoir of cancer and conflict, from the author of THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES. Now a critically... [more]

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The Vaccine Race: How Scientists Used Human Cells to Combat Killer Viruses

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The Vaccine Race: How Scientists Used Human Cells to Combat Killer Viruses...

Meredith Wadman

History of medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases; Immunology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

**LONGLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2018 **** A GUARDIAN SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 **`Riveting ... invites comparison... [more]

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Cancerland: A Medical Memoir

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Cancerland: A Medical Memoir

David Scadden, Michael D'Antonio

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Medical profession; Diseases & disorders; Popular medicine & health; Coping with illness

Hardback

A doctor's riveting story of loss and hope in the world of cancer [more]

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The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It

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The End of Epidemics: The Looming Threat to Humanity and How to Stop It...

Jonathan D. Quick

Public health & preventive medicine; Epidemiology & medical statistics; Diseases & disorders; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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AIDS. Ebola. Bird flu. SARS. These and other epidemics have wiped out millions of lives and cost the global economy billions... [more]

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Deadly Companions: How microbes shaped our history

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Deadly Companions: How microbes shaped our history

Dorothy H. Crawford

History of medicine; Immunology; Medical microbiology & virology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Popular science

Paperback

The story of human history has been inextricably entwined with the story of microbes. Combining tales of devastating epidemics... [more]

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The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

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The Beautiful Cure: Harnessing Your Body's Natural Defences

Daniel M. Davis

Medicine; Immunology; Popular science; Human biology; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

But within the last few years painstaking research has resulted in major advances in our understanding of this breathtakingly... [more]

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Immune: How Your Body Defends and Protects You

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Immune: How Your Body Defends and Protects You

Catherine A. Carver

Immunology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

The human body is like an exceedingly well-fortified castle, defended by billions of soldiers - some live for less than a... [more]

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Pretty Sick: The Beauty Guide for Women with Cancer

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Pretty Sick: The Beauty Guide for Women with Cancer

Caitlin Kiernan

Medicine; Oncology; Women's health; Coping with illness; Cosmetics, hair & beauty

Paperback

A veteran beauty industry insider presents the ultimate resource to looking your best when battling cancer [more]

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Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis

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Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis

Kathryn Lougheed

Public health & preventive medicine; History of medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Tuberculosis has twisted through the millennia hand-in-hand with humanity, leaving its marks on our culture, our history and... [more]

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Detecting and Living with Breast Cancer For Dummies

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Detecting and Living with Breast Cancer For Dummies

Consumer Dummies

Medicine; Oncology; Coping with illness

Paperback

Your trusted, no-nonsense guide to detecting and managing breast cancer... [more]

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Julius Caesar's Disease

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Julius Caesar's Disease

Francesco M. Galassi, Hutan Ashrafian

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Diseases & disorders

Hardback

Re-assesses the evidence for Julius Caesar's alleged epilepsy and examines how Caesar's medical episodes affected his actions... [more]

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An ABC of Prostate Cancer Today: My Journey Over 4 Continents to Find the Best Cure

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An ABC of Prostate Cancer Today: My Journey Over 4 Continents to Find the...

Alan G. Lawrenson

Medicine; Oncology; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

An ABC of Prostate Cancer Today is arguably the most comprehensive up-to-date book available on Prostate Cancer today. The... [more]

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Take Me To Paris, Johnny

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Take Me To Paris, Johnny

John Foster

Biography; Biography: general; Gay & Lesbian studies; HIV & AIDS

Paperback

First published in Australia in 1993. An unforgettable memoir of love, loss and humanity. [more]

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Love Like Salt: A Memoir

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Love Like Salt: A Memoir

Helen Stevenson

Biography; Memoirs; Congenital diseases & disorders; Coping with illness

Hardback

A beautifully written memoir about mothers and daughters, and living the best life you can, even in the shadow of illness.... [more]

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Ebola Myths & Facts for Dummies

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Ebola Myths & Facts for Dummies

Dr. Edward K. Chapnick, Consumer Dummies

Medicine; Public health & preventive medicine; Infectious & contagious diseases

Paperback

Differentiate the truths from the myths on Ebola With the Ebola crisis continuing to mount globally, it's only natural... [more]

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Spitting Blood: The history of tuberculosis

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Spitting Blood: The history of tuberculosis

Helen Bynum (Freelance historian)

Infectious & contagious diseases; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

The story of tuberculosis is a rich and fascinating one. It is a complex and ancient disease that, after many years of virtual... [more]

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Navigating the Realities of Prostate Cancer: One Man's Life Changing Diagnosis

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Navigating the Realities of Prostate Cancer: One Man's Life Changing Diagnosis...

Craig T. Pynn

Medicine; Oncology

Paperback

Provides a comprehensive patient's eye view of the clinical, emotional, relational and spiritual experience of prostate cancer... [more]

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The Emperor of All Maladies

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The Emperor of All Maladies

Siddhartha Mukherjee

Medicine; Oncology; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2011 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2011 Shortlisted... [more]

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