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A Plague on All Our Houses: Medical Intrigue, Hollywood, and the Discovery of AIDS

by MD Bruce J. Hillman

The medical detective story of Dr. Michael Gottlieb’s discovery of AIDS, his struggle with the medical establishment, and the temptations of Hollywood


Die Young with Me

by Rob Rufus

In the tradition of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars and Me and Earl and the Dying Girl comes the incredibly moving true story of a teenager diagnosed with cancer and how music was the one thing that helped...


Grief Diaries: Living with a Brain Injury

by Lynda Cheldelin Fell, Brenda Kleinsasser & MaryKay Schreiner

Brenda lives with frontal lobe syndrome after a meningioma and craniotomy at age 48. Matt suffered an anoxic brain injury from a bacterial infection at age 3. Amy suffered a traumatic brain injury after slipping...


Mentally Strong: Turning Momentary Setbacks into Monumental Successes

by Jacobi Michelle

A woman's battle with multiple sclerosis turns her life around

Life handed Michelle Jacobi a challenge. At 29 years old, after giving birth to her third son, she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

Everyone...


Cancer and the Christian Life

by Kelly Sensenig

God hath not promised skies always blue,

Flower-strewn pathways all our lives through;

God hath not promised sun without rain,

Joy without sorrow, peace without pain.

But God hath promised strength for the day,...


When I Die, Take My Panties: Turning Your Darkest Moments into Your Greatest Gifts

by Jennifer S. Coken

When I Die, Take My Panties is a much needed wake-up call for women over 40 to start listening to their bodies and catch ovarian cancer early. But the book isn't just about cancer. It is a reminder of the personal...


We Beat Leukemia

by Melody Berthoud

My son Andrew was only three years old when he was diagnosed with Leukaemia. Now he’s a healthy, happy six-year-old. We Beat Leukemia is my honest account of chemo, childhood and being a mummy to cancer –...


After a Stroke: 500 Tips for Living Well

by Cleo Hutton

An essential resource for all stroke survivors and their families and caregivers.

Updated and expanded new edition of the popular resource written by a stroke survivor who has spent 24 years helping other survivors...


Breast Cancer Clear & Simple, Second edition: All Your Questions Answered

by American Cancer Society

A breast cancer resource for the newly diagnosed from the experts at the American Cancer Society With an easy-to-understand, question-and-answer format, this book guides patients through the important decisions...


Understanding Parkinson's Disease: A Self-Help Guide

by David Cram & Steven Schechter

If you've been told by your doctor, "You have Parkinson's disease," you probably found it difficult to hear those words. Such a diagnosis can be frightening and leave you filled with questions-you wonder what...


And the Greatest of These

by Joe Michael Pritchard

    At first glance they seemed like all the rest. All the rest, that is, in a psychiatric emergency room. I make my meager living in one of Nashville's busiest mental health thoroughfares. The white collars...


Step by Step Through the Fire

by Glenda King

 

 

“… a comforter to wrap up in.”

Kristin Coleman

 

 

 

Step by Step Through the Fire

Reflections on Living with Cancer

by Glenda King

Have you been touched by the diagnosis of cancer, whether within...


Doll Therapy in Dementia Care: Evidence and Practice

by Gary Mitchell, Jan Dewing & Caroline Baker

Doll therapy can be a comforting intervention for people with dementia, but ethical issues make it a hotly debated topic. This is the first book to look closely at the issues, using theory and current research...


Battling Melanoma: One Couple's Struggle from Diagnosis to Cure

by Claudia Cornwall

Melanoma is a deadly disease, and rates of diagnosis have been rising for the last 30 years. Here Claudia Cornwall details the quest to find a cure for her husband, and the information about melanoma treatment...


Jimmy Carter's Cancer-Free Report: Jimmy Carter is 'cancer-free': Miracle or just science?

by MDA PRESS & SUNS Studio

Jimmy Carter is 'cancer-free': Miracle or just science?

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said his brain cancer disappeared last December. The news astonished the medical world and cancer patients alike. He...


The Human Superorganism: How the Microbiome Is Revolutionizing the Pursuit of a Healthy Life

by Rodney Dietert

"Eyeopening... Fascinating... may presage a paradigm shift in medicine.” 

Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Teeming with information and big ideas... Outstanding.”

Booklist (starred review)

The origin...


AIDS, Communication, and Empowerment: Gay Male Identity and the Politics of Public Health Messages

by Roger Myrick

AIDS, Communication, and Empowerment examines the cultural construction of gay men in light of discourse used in the media's messages about HIV/AIDS--messages often represented as educational, scientific, and...


Moving on ABC After Breast Cancer: A Complete Approach by Dr Anneela Saleem

by Anneela Saleem, Robert Povey & John Chandler

Most cancer survivors share certain experiences. Sadly, it can be all too easy for cancer survivors to be held back by anxiety and fears, and to struggle to regain their confidence and self-esteem. I have written...


The Ultimate Guide to Ovarian Cancer: Everything You Need to Know About Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research

by Benedict B. Benigno & Beryl Manning-Geist

Over twenty-two thousand American women will get ovarian cancer this year. No screening test exists for this disease, and the symptoms are often vague and mistaken for other illnesses. This cancer is almost...


Speaking Truth to Power: The Story of the AIDS Law Project

by Didi Moyle

The AIDS Law Project (ALP) is a small legal NGO in Johannesburg that, along with its allies in the Treatment Action Campaign, fought for more than a decade for the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS. Today...