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Angels & Monsters: A Child's Eye View of Cancer

by Billy Murray, Billy Howard & Jeff Foxworthy

In this awe-inspiring photographic essay, 25 childhood cancer patients are portrayed as they express through art and words their feelings about the cancers that threatened them. Revisiting the survivors, some...


My Second Life: Living with Parkinson's Disease

by William A. Harshaw

An account of Bill Harshaw's struggle to accept his new life, from early denial to experimental neurosurgery.


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.


Eloquent Body

by Dawn Garisch

Eloquent Body explores the juxtaposition of healing and creativity both from a personal as well as medical point of view. Dawn Garisch works as a medical doctor and a writer in equal measure and advocates dialogue...


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 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...


It's Probably Nothing: More Adventures of a Vermont Country Doctor

by Beach Conger

It's Probably Nothing continues the tale woven by Dr. Beach Conger in his first book, Bag Balm and Duct Tape. This new collection sees Conger and his wife yearning for new challenges and relocating to the suburbs...


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 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...


What Her Body Thought: A Journey Into the Shadows

by Susan Griffin

In this boldly intimate and intelligent blend of personal memoir, social history, and cultural criticism, Susan Griffin profoundly illuminates our understanding of illness. She explores its physical, emotional,...