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Now I See You

by Nicole C. Kear

At nineteen years old, Nicole C. Kear's biggest concern is choosing a major--until she walks into a doctor’s office in midtown Manhattan and gets a life-changing diagnosis. She is going blind, courtesy of...


Trauma Red: The Making of a Surgeon in War and in America's Cities

by Peter Rhee & Gordon Dillow

The incredible life story of the trauma surgeon who helped save Congresswoman Gabby Giffords­—from his upbringing in South Korea and Africa to the gripping dramas he faces in a typical day as a medical genius....


My Retirement Gap Year

by Dr Frances Black

This is a baby-boomer book, a non-fiction, memoir involving a journey which resulted in unexpected personal growth and helped the author adapt to retirement. Dr Frances Black's "retirement gap year" was in a...


The Poor with Me: Reflections on a Career of Healthcare in the Inner City

by Philip E. Johnston MD

No medical provider practices in a vacuum. The story of their life is written by their patients over years of challenging healthcare interactions. In The Poor With Me, Dr. Johnston has written a fascinating...


Thoughts of an Aging, Liberal, Agnostic Cardiologist

by Shia Elson

From the profane to the sacred, my thoughts wander every morning between five and seven a.m.--no holds barred. I decided to capture some of the ones I enjoyed the most. I think a person is not much more than...


Fighting with Crib Gloves: My Battle with Cystic Fibrosis

by Richard Keane

Cystic Fibrosis wasn't going to let go of this child, and the young pediatrician knew this. As Dr. Miller hung the boxing gloves on the corner of the crib, even he couldn't imagine the depth of the battle this...


Diary of a Breast Cancer Survivor

by Darlene Miloser

In Diary of a Breast Cancer Survivor, author Darlene Miloser shares her personal story of her battle with breast cancer. After first being diagnosed, she got down on her knees and asked GOD to let her live,...


Finding Rainbows

by Cindy Kunzendorf

Synopsis: In 1978, Cindy Kunzendorf discovered that she had Hodgkin's Disease. Over the next thirty years, she would go through three different bouts of cancer, surviving every one. Her family memories and her...


Shrinkage: Manhood, Marriage, and the Tumor That Tried to Kill Me

by Bryan Bishop & Adam Carolla

**A New York Times bestseller**

 

“If you’re reading this, it means I’m already dead. Just kidding.”

 

In 2009, at thirty years old, Bryan Bishop’s life was right on track. Known to millions as “Bald...


When It Gets Dark: An Enlightened Reflection on Life with Alzheimer's

by Thomas DeBaggio

Adeptly navigating between elegy and celebration, fear and determination, confusion and clarity, DeBaggio delivers an exquisitely moving and inspiring book that will resonate with all those who have grappled...


Dorothea's War: The Diaries of a First World War Nurse

by Dorothea Crewdson

In April 1915, Dorothea Crewdson, a newly trained Red Cross nurse, and her best friend Christie, received instructions to leave for Le Tréport in northern France. Filled with excitement at the prospect of this...


Between Expectations: Lessons from a Pediatric Residency

by Meghan Weir

When Dr. Meghan Weir first dons her scrubs and steps onto the floor of Children’s Hospital Boston as a newly minted resident, her head is packed with medical-school-textbook learning. She knows the ins and...


The Kitchen Shrink: A Psychiatrist's Reflections on Healing in a Changing World

by M.D., Dora Calott Wang

A look at the realities of free-market medicine in America.

A Yale-trained psychiatrist, Dora Calott Wang explores the seismic shifts that have shaken the entire medical profession. Through the prism of her...


Doctor's Notes

by Rosemary Leonard

I'm in the wrong job,' I said to our practice nurse, 'I should definitely have been a detective.' For BBC Breakfast's Dr Rosemary Leonard, a day in her GP's surgery is full of unexplained ailments and mysteries...


The Match: Complete Strangers, a Miracle Face Transplant, Two Lives Transformed

by Susan Whitman Helfgot & William Novak

Joseph Helfgot, the son of Holocaust survivors, worked his way from a Lower East Side tenement to create a successful Hollywood research company. But his heart was failing. After months of waiting for a heart...


On the Cancer Frontier: One Man, One Disease, and a Medical Revolution

by Paul Marks & James Sterngold

In 1950, a diagnosis of cancer was all but a death sentence. Mortality rates only got worse, and as late as 1986, an article in the New England Journal of Medicine lamented: “We are losing the war against cancer.”...


AROUND THE WORLD WITH NEPHROLOGY: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY: An Autobiography

by Zbylut J Twardowski

This is the story of a boy raised up in a village in Poland during World War II, with his father deported to concentration camps throughout the war. Some years after he graduated from medical school, he serendipitously...


TRIBUTES TO SAVIO L-Y WOO ON HIS 70TH BIRTHDAY

by Zong-Ming Li & Jennifer S Wayne

This is a compilation of tributes to a gentleman who has impacted the field of biomedical engineering and musculoskeletal science for four decades through his research, his guidance and mentorships, his friendships,...


The Beauty of Love: A Memoir of Miracles, Hope, and Healing

by Laura Posada, Jorge Posada & Joe Torre

JORGE and LAURA POSADA were accustomed to being on top of the world. After a romantic courtship, the lives of these newlyweds were filled with unimaginable success and joy. But all of that changed when their...


The Answer to the Riddle Is Me: A Memoir of Amnesia

by David Stuart MacLean

Imagine waking up in a train station in India with no idea who you are or how you got there.  This is what happened to David MacLean.