Mercies In Disguise

Author: Gina Kolata
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250123992
Size: 55.28 MB
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In Mercies in Disguise, acclaimed New York Times science reporter and bestselling author Gina Kolata tells the story of the Baxleys, an almost archetypal family in a small town in South Carolina.

Mercies In Disguise

Author: Gina Kolata
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ISBN: 1250064341
Size: 33.98 MB
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Or would you avoid the potential bad news as long as possible? In [this book], ... Gina Kolata tells the story of the Baxleys, an almost archetypal family in a small town in South Carolina.

The Family Gene

Author: Joselin Linder
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062378929
Size: 60.46 MB
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Here, Joselin tells the story of their gene: the lives it claimed and the future of genomic medicine with the potential to save those that remain.

The Inheritance

Author: Niki Kapsambelis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451697333
Size: 15.29 MB
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Drawing from several years of in-depth research with this charming and upbeat family, journalist Niki Kapsambelis tells the story of Alzheimer’s through the humanizing lens of these ordinary people made extraordinary by both their ...

The Gene Machine

Author: Bonnie Rochman
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374713960
Size: 59.51 MB
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Rochman tells the stories of scientists working to unlock the secrets of the human genome; genetic counselors and spiritual advisers guiding mothers and fathers through life-changing choices; and, of course, parents (including Rochman ...

One In A Billion

Author: Kathleen Gallagher
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451661320
Size: 61.40 MB
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher chronicle the story of Nic Volker, the Wisconsin boy at the center of a daring breakthrough in medicine--a complete gene sequencing to discover the cure for an otherwise ...

Rethinking Thin

Author: Gina Kolata
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429923651
Size: 14.22 MB
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In this eye-opening book, New York Times science writer Gina Kolata shows that our society's obsession with dieting and weight loss is less about keeping trim and staying healthy than about money, power, trends, and impossible ideals.

Playing The Ponies And Other Medical Mysteries Solved

Author: Stuart B. Mushlin
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813570573
Size: 61.88 MB
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Dr. Mushlin does not just treat diseases; he treats people. And this is not just a book about the ailments he diagnosed; it is also about the scared, uncertain, ailing individuals he helped in the process.

Babies By Design

Author: Ronald M. Green
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300138573
Size: 76.45 MB
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Babies by design are assuredly in the future, Green concludes, and by making responsible choices as we enter that future, we can incorporate gene technology in a new age of human adventure.

Intensive Care

Author: Robert Zussman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226996356
Size: 65.53 MB
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In riveting case studies, Robert Zussman describes how medical decisions in ICUs are considered and reconsidered, made and remade, negotiated and renegotiated.