Mercies In Disguise

Author: Gina Kolata
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250123992
Size: 49.98 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
Publisher:
ISBN: 1250064341
Size: 55.22 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: 45.75 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.

A Cancer In The Family

Author: Theodora Ross, MD, PhD
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698197895
Size: 42.38 MB
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With a foreword by Siddartha Mukherjee, prize winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies, this will be the first authoritative, go-to for people facing inherited cancer, this book empowers readers to face their genetic heritage without ...

The Science Of Human Perfection

Author: Nathaniel Comfort
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300188870
Size: 68.90 MB
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The book also considers social and ethical issues that cast troublesome shadows over these fields./divDIV DIVKeeping his focus on America, science historian Nathaniel Comfort introduces the community of scientists, physicians, and public ...

One In A Billion

Author: Mark Johnson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451661347
Size: 31.60 MB
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In this landmark medical narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Mark Johnson and Kathleen Gallagher share the story of Nic Volker, the first patient to be saved by a bold breakthrough in medicine—a complete gene sequencing, aimed ...

The Gene Machine

Author: Bonnie Rochman
Publisher: Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374713960
Size: 27.90 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 ...

When A Gene Makes You Smell Like A Fish

Author: Lisa Seachrist Chiu
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199716722
Size: 68.41 MB
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From the gene that causes people to age prematurely to the "bitter gene" that may spawn broccoli haters, this book explores a few of the more exotic locales on the human genome, highlighting some of the tragic and bizarre ways our bodies go ...

Soul Searching

Author: William J. Doherty
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 046500945X
Size: 52.95 MB
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Argues that psychotherapists do a disservice to clients, families, and society by choosing not to apply moral standards to their practices

Good Medicine

Author: Philip Hebert
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
ISBN: 038568326X
Size: 80.76 MB
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From the Hardcover edition.