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The Royal Art of Poison: Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicines and Murder Most Foul

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The Royal Art of Poison: Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicines and Murder Most...

Eleanor Herman

Biography: historical, political & military; History; European history; History of medicine

Hardback

The story of poison is the story of power... The Royal Art of Poison is a hugely entertaining work of popular history that... [more]

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Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

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Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings

Gary L. Wenk

Food & society; Medicine; Health psychology; Pharmacology; Psychotherapy; Fitness & diet

Hardback

This book vividly demonstrates how a little knowledge about the foods and drugs we eat can teach us a lot about how our brain... [more]

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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary...

Randolph Nesse

Psychology; Abnormal psychology; Psychology: emotions; Psychiatry; Evolution; Human biology

Hardback

With his classic book Why We Get Sick, Randolph Nesse established the field of evolutionary medicine. Now he returns with... [more]

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The Cambridge Companion to Hippocrates

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The Cambridge Companion to Hippocrates

Peter E. Pormann (University of Manchester)

Classical history & classical civilisation; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Medicine; History of medicine

Paperback

Hippocrates is a towering figure in Greek medicine, who has inspired generations of physicians over millennia in both the... [more]

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The Thousand Doors: Australian Doctors at War Part Five: The Middle East and Far East 1939-1942

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The Thousand Doors: Australian Doctors at War Part Five: The Middle East...

Colonol Robert Likeman

History; Military history; Second World War; Medical profession; History of medicine

Paperback

Illustrated biographies of doctors who served during the Second World War. The fourth volume in the series Australian Doctors... [more]

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Nurses of Australia: The Illustrated Story

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Nurses of Australia: The Illustrated Story

Deborah Burrows

History; Nursing

Paperback

From the First Nation caregivers who healed, birthed and nursed for millennia to the untrained and ill-equipped convict men... [more]

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Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

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Guide to Venomous and Medically Important Invertebrates

David Bowles, James Swaby, Harold Harlan

Personal & public health; Zoology: Invertebrates

Paperback

An illustrated guide to aid identification, provide protection measures and guidance on treatment. [more]

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Eat Your Greens

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Eat Your Greens

Pete Evans

Dietetics & nutrition; Cookery, food & drink; General cookery & recipes; TV & celebrity chef cookbooks; Health & wholefood cookery; Vegetarian cookery

Paperback

Australia's no.1 selling cookbook author Pete Evans shares more than 130 healthy and delicious new plant-based meals for the... [more]

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Time to Go

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Time to Go

Guy Kennaway

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; Medicine; Family & health

Hardback

In 2017 Susie Kennaway asked her son Guy to kill her. 88 years old, with an older and infirm husband, Susie wanted to avoid... [more]

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture

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Living with Buildings: And Walking with Ghosts - On Health and Architecture...

Iain Sinclair

Architecture; Architectural structure & design; Social & cultural history; Public health & preventive medicine; Human geography; Travel writing

Paperback

Buildings shape our lives and our health. They affect how we sleep, work, socialise and even breathe. They can isolate us,... [more]

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A Hole in the Sidewalk: The Recovering Person's Guide to Relapse Prevention

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A Hole in the Sidewalk: The Recovering Person's Guide to Relapse Prevention...

Claudia Black

Psychology; Addiction & therapy

Paperback

A new and revised edition of Dr. Claudia Black's important relapse prevention workbook--unique and ahead of its time in addressing... [more]

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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

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The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World...

Lindsey Fitzharris

History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; History of medicine; Surgery

Paperback

In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris recreates a critical turning point in the history of medicine, when Joseph... [more]

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Take Control of Your Depression: Strategies to Help You Feel Better Now

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Take Control of Your Depression: Strategies to Help You Feel Better Now...

Susan J. Noonan

Psychology; Clinical psychology; Coping with illness

Paperback

It is of enormous value to the layperson, hungry for knowledge about how best to interact and help their loved one face the... [more]

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Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

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Empires of Knowledge: Scientific Networks in the Early Modern World

Paula Findlen (Stanford University, USA)

General & world history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; History of medicine; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Empires of Knowledge charts the emergence of different kinds of scientific networks - local and long-distance, informal and... [more]

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Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner): The Essential Guide to Life's Most Important Conversation

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Let's Talk about Death (over Dinner): The Essential Guide to Life's Most...

Michael Hebb

Social issues & processes; Sociology: death & dying; Medicine; Coping with death & bereavement

Paperback

A thought-provoking and practical guide encouraging us to change the way we talk about death, by the founder of the global... [more]

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The Psychology of Retirement

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The Psychology of Retirement

Doreen Rosenthal (University of Melbourne, Australia), Susan Moore

Counselling & advice services; Psychology; Psychology of ageing; Personal & public health; Health psychology; Retirement

Paperback

How can you make the most of retirement? How should you plan for retirement? What are the challenges of retirement and how... [more]

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The Art of Animal Anatomy: All life is here, dissected and depicted

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The Art of Animal Anatomy: All life is here, dissected and depicted

David Bainbridge

Drawing & drawings; Art techniques & principles; Veterinary anatomy & physiology; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Have you ever wondered what beats beneath an animal's skin? Well, you wouldn't be the first one. The study of comparative... [more]

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Dog Ear Cafe: How The Mt Theo Program Beat the Curse of Petrol Sniffing

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Dog Ear Cafe: How The Mt Theo Program Beat the Curse of Petrol Sniffing...

Andrew Stojanovski

History; Drug & substance abuse: social aspects; Indigenous peoples; Personal & public health; Family & health

Paperback

Dog Ear Cafe shows that real change in Aboriginal communities is possible; that there can be solutions to seemingly intractable... [more]

$24.95

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The River of Consciousness

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The River of Consciousness

Oliver Sacks

Psychology; Medical sociology; Popular psychology

Paperback

The River of Consciousness is a remarkable culmination of a lifetime's research into the way the brain works by the celebrated... [more]

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What Am I Taking?: The Australian Consumer's Guide to Pharmaceutical Drugs

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What Am I Taking?: The Australian Consumer's Guide to Pharmaceutical Drugs...

Peter Farrell, Juliet Richards

Pharmaceutical industries; Medicine; Pharmacology; Popular medicine & health; Fitness & diet

Paperback

Adverse effects from avoidable medication errors are one of the elephants in the room for the Australian health system, accounting... [more]

$28.95

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Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases

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Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases...

Dean Ornish, MD, Anne Ornish

Medicine; Family & health

Hardback

Forty years of peer-reviewed research has proven that the program Dr. Dean Ornish developed to treat heart disease--rated... [more]

$49.99

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The Wild Remedy: How Nature Mends Us - A Diary

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The Wild Remedy: How Nature Mends Us - A Diary

Emma Mitchell

Medicine; Coping with stress; Self-sufficiency; The countryside, country life

Hardback

Emma Mitchell's richly illustrated and evocative diary records her nature finds over the course of a year and shows how being... [more]

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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia

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Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia

Anne Kenny

Medicine; Geriatric medicine; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Making Tough Decisions about End-of-Life Care in Dementia is a lifeline, an invaluable guide to assist in the late stage of... [more]

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The Social Rebellion

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The Social Rebellion

Maz Compton

Medicine; Family & health; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

From the heights of radio and television fame, Maz Compton had it all, on paper at least. Except she couldn't work out why... [more]

$19.99

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Every Doctor: Healthier Doctors = Healthier Patients

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Every Doctor: Healthier Doctors = Healthier Patients

Leanne Rowe, Michael Kidd

Medicine; Medical profession; Public health & preventive medicine; Health systems & services

Paperback

Every Doctor spoke to me deeply and personally ... as we face the challenges of 21st Century medical practice, I felt cared... [more]

$35.99

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