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How the Pill Changes Everything: Your Brain on Birth Control

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How the Pill Changes Everything: Your Brain on Birth Control

Sarah E Hill

Ethical issues: abortion & birth control; Medicine; Women's health; Advocate - Today's World

Paperback

A groundbreaking book that reveals, for the first time, the crucial information every woman taking hormonal birth control... [more]

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The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code: The extraordinary life of Dr Claire Weekes

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The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code: The extraordinary life of Dr Claire...

Judith Hoare

Biography; Biography: science, technology & engineering; Mental health services; Coping with anxiety & phobias; Coping with stress; Advocate - Australian Biography

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The true story of the little-known mental-health pioneer who revolutionised how we see the defining problem of our era- anxiety.<br... [more]

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Pretty Unhealthy: Why Our Obsession with Looking Healthy is Making Us Sick

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Pretty Unhealthy: Why Our Obsession with Looking Healthy is Making Us Sick...

Dr Nikki Stamp

Medicine; Women's health

Paperback

How have we messed up our relationship with food and exercise so badly? [more]

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

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Holidays in Soviet Sanatoriums

Maryam Omidi, Damon Murray

Photographs: collections; History; Health systems & services

Hardback

<strong>ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK</strong> ----- Soviet citizens had an enshrined &lsquo;right to rest&rsquo;, meaning two weeks... [more]

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

Kathryn Harkup

Biography; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Medical toxicology; Popular science

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Fourteen Agatha Christie novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's entirely made up... [more]

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Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: A Practical Guide to Treatment

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Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: A Practical Guide to Treatment

Clare S. Rees

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Clinical psychology

Paperback

Dr Rees provides a personal account of her experience of more than 10 years working as a therapist treating OCD. She describes... [more]

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Plagues and the Paradox of Progress: Why the World Is Getting Healthier in Worrisome Ways

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Plagues and the Paradox of Progress: Why the World Is Getting Healthier...

Thomas J. Bollyky

International relations; Medicine; Environmental factors; Infectious & contagious diseases

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Why the news about the global decline of infectious diseases is not all good. [more]

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Fentanyl, Inc.

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Fentanyl, Inc.

Ben Westhoff

Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Regulation of medicines & medical devices; Medicine; Psychopharmacology; Coping with drug & alcohol abuse; Advocate - Today's World

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An undercover investigation into the synthetic-drug epidemic. A new group of chemicals is radically transforming the recreational-drug... [more]

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Memory-Wise: How Memory Works and What to Do When it Doesn'T

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Memory-Wise: How Memory Works and What to Do When it Doesn'T

Anne Unkenstein

Memory; Medicine; Coping with old age

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Does your memory change as you get older? It's common to be concerned about memory lapses, but how do you know if memory difficulties... [more]

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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death

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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death...

Caitlin Doughty

Sociology: death & dying; Medicine; Popular science

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Everyone's favourite mortician offers seriously fascinating answers to the questions you have about death but were too afraid... [more]

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Lifespan: Why We Age - and Why We Don't Have to

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Lifespan: Why We Age - and Why We Don't Have to

David A. Sinclair

Medicine; Maturation & ageing; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

In this paradigm-shifting book from acclaimed Harvard Medical School doctor and one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential... [more]

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Unbowed: A Soldier's Extraordinary Journey Back from Paralysis

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Unbowed: A Soldier's Extraordinary Journey Back from Paralysis

Billy Hedderman

Biography; Memoirs; Special & elite forces; Sports injuries & medicine

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'I woke to the sight of a hospital ceiling. For that first blissful second, I forgot that I was paralysed.' On 31 December... [more]

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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood

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Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood...

Rose George

Social & cultural history; Medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Most humans contain between nine and twelve pints of blood. Here Rose George, who probably contains nine pints, tells nine... [more]

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Am I Dreaming?: The New Science of Consciousness and How Altered States Reboot the Brain

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Am I Dreaming?: The New Science of Consciousness and How Altered States...

James Kingsland

States of consciousness; Medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences

Paperback

A scientific travel guide to altered states of consciousness - and what we can learn from them [more]

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Pain and Prejudice: A Call to Arms for Women and Their Bodies

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Pain and Prejudice: A Call to Arms for Women and Their Bodies

Gabrielle Jackson

Illness & addiction: social aspects; Medicine; Public health & preventive medicine; Women's health

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The health version of Invisible Women, this book lifts the lid about how at every level of medicine, medical research, government... [more]

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Sigmund Freud

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Sigmund Freud

Ralph Steadman

Biography; Biography: general; Psychotherapy

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Not a typical biography, Ralph Steadman examines Freud using Freud's 1905 essay on Jokes and illustrates his points with 75... [more]

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The Vagina Bible: The vulva and the vagina - separating the myth from the medicine

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The Vagina Bible: The vulva and the vagina - separating the myth from the...

Jennifer Gunter

Medicine; Women's health; Sex & sexuality, sex manuals

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Separate the myth from the medicine by women's health expert Dr Jen Gunter. [more]

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Sex in the Brain: How your brain controls your sex life

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Sex in the Brain: How your brain controls your sex life

Amee Baird

Sexual behaviour; Medicine; Popular science

Paperback

What controls our sex lives? Our brains. Yet there is surprisingly little... [more]

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Living with Crohns Disease: Turning adversity into opportunities

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Living with Crohns Disease: Turning adversity into opportunities

Nichola Hamilton

Medicine; Coping with illness; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice

Paperback

Living with Crohn's Disease highlights one woman's turbulent journey while living with the disease. Nichola has endured over... [more]

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The Inflamed Mind: A radical new approach to depression

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The Inflamed Mind: A radical new approach to depression

Edward Bullmore

Medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor Edward Bullmore... [more]

$22.99

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-being

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The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity...

Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Social classes; Social, group or collective psychology; Comparative politics; Personal & public health

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Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett's The Spirit Level, now published in more than twenty languages, has been one of the most... [more]

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Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself

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Self-Compassion for Parents: Nurture Your Child by Caring for Yourself

Susan M. Pollak (Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance, MA)

Counselling & advice services; Family psychology; Psychotherapy; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting

Paperback

I yelled at the kids again--and feel so ashamed. I barely have time to shower, let alone exercise; no wonder I'm so out... [more]

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Trans Kids and Teens: Pride, Joy, and Families in Transition

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Trans Kids and Teens: Pride, Joy, and Families in Transition

Elijah C. Nealy

Child & developmental psychology; Psychotherapy; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

A comprehensive guide to the medical, emotional, and social issues of trans kids. [more]

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Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries

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Diagnosis: Solving the Most Baffling Medical Mysteries

Lisa Sanders

Medicine; Nursing & ancillary services

Paperback

A collection of more than 50 hard-to-crack medical quandaries, featuring the best of The New York Times Magazine's popular... [more]

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Breakfast with the Centenarians: The Art of Ageing Well

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Breakfast with the Centenarians: The Art of Ageing Well

Daniela Mari

Psychology of ageing; Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Popular science; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Learn the art of growing old from the supercentenarians living life to the fullest. [more]

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