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    Deadly Outbreaks
    How Medical Detectives Save Lives Threatened by Killer Pandemics, Exotic Viruses, and Drug-Resistant Parasites
    By Alexandra M. Levitt, Foreword by Donald R. Hopkins
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    “Portrays epidemiologists as disease detectives who tirelessly hunt for clues and excel at deductive reasoning. Even Sherlock Holmes would be proud of this astute group of professionals.”—Booklist Despite advances in health care, infectious microbes continue to be a formidable adversary to scientists... [READ MORE]
    Poisons
    From Hemlock to Botox and the Killer Bean of Calabar
    By Peter Macinnis
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Poisons permeate our world. They are in the environment, the workplace, the home. They are in food, our favorite whiskey, medicine, and well water. They have been used to cure diseases as well as incapacitate and kill. They smooth wrinkles, block pain, stimulate and enhance athletic ability. In this... [READ MORE]
    The Myth of Autism
    How a Misunderstood Epidemic Is Destroying Our Children
    By Michael Goldberg, With Elyse Goldberg
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Experts agree that America is in the midst of a disturbing epidemic of what has thus far been diagnosed as autism. In just thirty years autism diagnoses have risen from 1 in 5,000 children to 1 in 110, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But in the history of our society there... [READ MORE]
    Callous Disregard
    Autism and Vaccines--The Truth Behind a Tragedy
    By Andrew J. Wakefield, Foreword by Jenny McCarthy
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    As Andrew Wakefield states in his prologue, “If autism does not affect your family now, it will. If something does not change—and change soon—this is almost a mathematical certainty. This book affects you also. It is not a parochial look at a trivial medical spat in the United Kingdom, but dispatches... [READ MORE]
    Veterinary Guide for Animal Owners, 2nd Edition
    Caring for Cats, Dogs, Chickens, Sheep, Cattle, Rabbits, and More
    By C. E. Spaulding, By Jackie Clay
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Whether you own cats, dogs, rabbits, chickens, horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, or a combination of animals, you need expert information to make sure your animal friends stay happy and healthy. From nail care for dogs to treating saddle sores on horses to incubating turkey eggs, Veterinary Guide for... [READ MORE]
    The HPV Vaccine
    The Controversy, the Facts, and the Untold Dangers of Mass Vaccination
    By Mary Holland, By Kim Mack Rosenberg, By Eileen Iorio
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Author promotion via social media and blogs like fearlessparent.org, an informational, grass-roots website/blog endorsed by tens of thousands of concerned parents Each year, approximately 2 million families of preteens (boys and girls) are urged to consider getting the vaccine for their children. They... [READ MORE]
    The Environmental and Genetic Causes of Autism
    By James Lyons-Weiler
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Environmental and Genetic Causes of Autism delves deep into the full body of past and current research to reveal how genetic predispositions and environmental factors can combine to produce the conditions autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASD). To make this groundbreaking volume, Dr. James Lyons-Weiler... [READ MORE]
    Malpractice
    A Neurosurgeon Reveals How Our Health-Care System Puts Patients at Risk
    By Lawrence Schlachter, With John Bechtel
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In 1991, the Institute of Medicine released a landmark report, which revealed that as many as 98,000 patients were dying every year owing to avoidable medical error. More recent research indicates that estimate was, if anything, a drastic understatement of the patient-safety epidemic in the US health... [READ MORE]
    Staying Alive
    The Signs That You Have to See a Doctor Right Now (and the Ways to Avoid Having to See One Again)
    By Matthew Hahn
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Staying Alive is the ultimate medical survival guide for the twenty-first-century patient. Written by the award-winning family physician Dr. Matthew Hahn, the book details what most effectively saves patients’ lives and keeps them well. Drawing on his extensive experience, Dr. Hahn teaches you to spot... [READ MORE]
    Don't Eat This If You're Taking That
    The Hidden Risks of Mixing Food and Medicine
    By Madelyn Fernstrom, By John Fernstrom
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    NBC Today show nutrition and diet guru Madelyn Fernstrom and award-winning neuroscientist and pharmacologist John Fernstrom —partnering with AARP— present the ultimate guide to food and medicine interaction. Millions of Americans take prescription drugs to treat diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease,... [READ MORE]
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