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Clinic of Hope: The Story of Rene Caisse and Essiac

by Donna M. Ivey

This story of Rene M. Caisse describes her pursuit to obtain official recognition of her herbal cancer remedy, Essiac, her name spelled backwards. Caisse was thrust into a life-long medical-legal-political controversy...


Margaret and Charley: The Personal Story of Dr. Charles Best, the Co-Discoverer of Insulin

by Henry B.M. Best

More than just the story of Charles Best's discovery of insulin, this is the tale of an extraordinary couple, told through diaries, scrapbooks, and photographs.


Bouncing Off Guardrails: Somewhere in Life Between Victorious Triumph and Horrific Annihilation

by AXE

Axe is forced by the threat of death to take a hard honest look at his life and redefine the man he sees in the mirror. He begins learning from his unique past filled with so many extreme highs and lows to make...


How We Do Harm

by Otis Webb Brawley, MD & Paul Goldberg

How We Do Harm exposes the underbelly of healthcare today—the overtreatment of the rich, the under treatment of the poor, the financial conflicts of interest that determine the care that physicians’ provide,...


A Lucid Dreamer

by Neil Roberts, Dr Neil Roberts & Peter Redgrove

The work of the poet Peter Redgrove is one of the great unexplored treasures of late twentieth century literature. His prolific output presents an intriguing variety of personae: magician, scientist, lover,...


The Drive at 35

by Andy Lipman

This is the inspiring account of Andy Lipman's life with cystic fibrosis and the candid story of a young man finding his way in the world, despite big challenges. Cystic fibrosis affects seventy thousand people...


A Doctor's Quest: The Struggle for Mother and Child Health Around the Globe

by Gretchen Roedde & Dr. John Evans

Dr. Gretchen Roedde tells the stories of the hopes of village women in the developing world struggling to give birth safely. A Doctor's Quest analyzes the slow progress in global maternal health, contrasting...


Jolly Green Giant

by David Bellamy

David Bellamy is a natural story teller whose memoir will be packed full of funny anecdotes and observations. It is the story of how a city boy, brought up in the middle of London, went for a trip into the countryside...


Blue Water, White Water

by Robert C. Samuels

Without self-pity, former New York City newspaperman and prize-winning magazine editor, Robert C. Samuels tells his own harrowing story of medical survival. He's filled it with tears, humor, love and triumph....


Doctors: The Biography of Medicine

by Sherwin B. Nuland

How does medical science advance? Popular historians would have us believe that a few heroic individuals, possessing superhuman talents, lead an unselfish quest to better the human condition. But as renowned...


Trauma

by James Cole

In this pulse-pounding medical memoir, trauma surgeon James Cole takes readers straight into the ER, where anything can and does happen.

TRAUMA is Dr. Cole's harrowing account of his life spent in the ER and...


The Man Who Couldn't Eat

by Jon Reiner

In this beautifully written memoir, both gut-wrenching and inspiring, award-winning writer Jon Reiner tells the story of his agonizing battle with Crohn’s disease—and the extraordinary places his hunger...


The True History of the Elephant Man

by Michael Howell & Peter Ford

Joseph Carey Merrick, born in Leicester on 5th August 1852, is better known as the Elephant Man.

Through horrible physical deformities which were almost impossible to describe, he spent much of his life exhibited...


The Doctor Will See You Now

by Max Pemberton

The junior doctor . . . back on the wards. After a year on the streets treating outreach patients, Max Pemberton is back in the relative comfort of hospital. This time running between elderly care and the dementia...


INTENSIVE CARE

by Echo Heron

Chilling, revelatory, and compassionate, Echo Heron’s bestselling memoir offers a brutally honest account of her time as an idealistic nursing student, her entry into the workforce, and her rude awakening...


Nurses: The Real-Life Experiences of Registered Nurses

by Michael Rn Brown

Registered nurse Michael Brown has interviewed over fifty practicing nurses, spanning forty-one states and most nursing specialties. He takes you to the front lines of his profession, where split-second, life-and-death...


Miracles for Joan and Roger

by Joan Esperance

In this delightful book, Australian Joan Esperance reflects back over her life and the lives of her pioneer ancestors. Joan's journey begins in rural Australia and takes the reader on travels including hitchhiking...


What I Learned When I Almost Died: How a Maniac TV Producer Put Down His BlackBerry and Started to Live His Life

by Chris Licht

What do you learn when your brain goes pop?

Chris Licht had always been ambitious. When he was only nine years old, he tracked down an NBC correspondent while on vacation to solicit advice for a career in television....


This Won't Hurt a Bit: (And Other White Lies): My Education in Medicine and Motherhood

by Michelle Au

Michelle Au started medical school armed only with a surfeit of idealism, a handful of old ER episodes for reference, and some vague notion about "helping people."

This Won't Hurt a Bit is the story of how she...


Simpson: The Turbulent Life of a Medical Pioneer

by Maurice McCrae

This is the story of one of the great events in the history of medicine. In 1847, challenging the firmly held convictions of the medical profession of the time, James Young Simpson demonstrated for the first...