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An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 (Newbery Honor Book)
Jim Murphy

Clarion Books, 2003

1793, Philadelphia. The nation's capital and the largest city in North America is devastated by an apparently incurable disease, cause unknown . . . In a powerful, dramatic narrative, critically acclaimed author Jim Murphy describes the illness known as yellow fever and the toll it took on the city's residents, relating the epidemic to the major social and political events of the day and to 18th-century medical beliefs and practices. Drawing ...
  
  











  



  
EPIDEMIC Examining the Infected Roots of Judaism and Christianity: How do we find God with all this mess? ...
Dr. Russ Houck PH.D.

Negev Publishing, 2012

Epidemic exposes many of the hidden agendas in the historical formation of both Judaism and Christianity. Infected roots produce infected crops. The Reformation and Messianic Judaism are also examined. Which religion has "the most" paganism? A New Covenant Awaking is prescribed!
  
  











  



  
Epidemic, The
Jonathan Engel

Smithsonia, 2006

From the Castro bathhouses to AZT and the denial of AIDS in South Africa, this sweeping look at AIDS covers the epidemic from all angles and across the world. Engel seamlessly weaves together science, politics, and culture, writing with an even hand—noting the excesses of the more radical edges of the ACT UP movement as well as the conservative religious leaders who thought AIDS victims deserved what they got. The story of AIDS is one of ...
  
  











  



  
Epidemic: A Green Mountain Thriller, 2013

Everett James, a reporter in Vermont, finds himself in the middle of the most important investigation of his life. When a deadly virus, H1N2, breaks out in the small town of St. Albans, James takes the story. But his research turns up more questions than answers. What's the link between Vermont's largest pharmaceutical company, BeckePharm, and Palmer Laboratories, a New York-based upstart drug company? How did the virus, a mutated strain of ...
  
  











  



  
The Epidemic: Raising Secure, Loving, Happy, and Responsible Children in an Era of Absentee and Permissive ...
Robert, M.D. Shaw

Harper Paperbacks, 2013

A call for parents to take responsibility for their children and give them what they truly need in order to grow, thrive, and love. Take a good look around you: you can't go into stores or restaurants without seeing joyless children screaming and sulking while their parents ignore them. According to esteemed child psychiatrist Robert Shaw, this epidemic has become so much the norm that we often don't recognize its warning signs. This bold and ...
  
  











  



  
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the ...
Steven Johnson

Riverhead Trade, 2007

A National Bestseller, a New York Times Notable Book, and an Entertainment Weekly Best Book of the Year It's the summer of 1854, and London is just emerging as one of the first modern cities in the world. But lacking the infrastructure-garbage removal, clean water, sewers-necessary to support its rapidly expanding population, the city has become the perfect breeding ground for a terrifying disease no one knows how to cure. As the cholera ...
  
  











  



  
Ebola Rising

Shady Beach Publishing, 2014

The Ebola virus has spread throughout the entire world. What hope could there be? A short story by Harold Wittaker.
  
  











  



  
Epidemic (Kendall Book 3)

Phoenix, 2013

Tom Kendall, a down to earth private detective, is asked to investigate the death of a young newspaper reporter. The evidence shows quite clearly that it was an accident: a simple, dreadful accident. That is the finding of the coroner and the local police. Furthermore, there were two witnesses. They saw the whole thing. But was it an accident, or was it something more sinister? Against a backdrop of a viral epidemic slowly spreading from Central ...
  
  











  



  
Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in ...
Robert Whitaker

Broadway Books, 2011

In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Every day, 1,100 adults and children are added to the government disability rolls because they have become newly disabled by mental illness, with this epidemic spreading most rapidly among our nation’s children. What ...
  
  











  



  
The Peeling: Book 1 (Jeremy's Choice)

SalGad Publishing Group, 2012

TODAY THE WORLD GOT SICK... The Peeling is a series of novellas set in a world ravaged by a deadly plague. Each book follows the individual story of one of the survivors of this horrible new existence. They can be enjoyed as standalone tales or as part of a larger, overall narrative. --------------------------------------- BOOK 1: Jeremy's Choice (10k Word Novella) Being a security guard at a news station meant Jeremy found out about the ...
  
  











  



  
An Epidemic of Absence: A New Way of Understanding Allergies and Autoimmune Diseases
Moises Velasquez-Manoff

Scribner, 2013

From asthma to Crohn’s disease, everyone knows someone who suffers from an allergic or autoimmune disorder. And if it appears that the prevalence of these maladies has increased recently, that’s because it has—to levels never before seen in human history. These days no fewer than one in five—and likely more—Americans suffers from one of these ailments. We seem newly, and bafflingly, vulnerable to immune system malfunction. Why? One ...
  
  











  



  
Silent Epidemic (The Carol Freeman Series Book 1), 2013

Now, professionally edited: Dominex Pharmaceuticals must get their new drug, Suprame, a generic for a popularly prescribed sedative on the market, or the company will go under. As time is of the essence, and the FDA will not be bought, the company is forced to conduct one last research study. They must prove through 500 study volunteers that the drug can be terminated at any time without severe side effects. But how will they achieve this when ...
  
  











  



  
Epidemics and History: Disease, Power and Imperialism
Sheldon Watts

Yale University Press, 1999

This book is a major and wide-ranging study of the great epidemic scourges of humanity-plague, leprosy, smallpox, syphilis, cholera, and yellow fever/malaria-over the last six centuries. It will become the standard account of the way diseases arising through chance, through reckless environmental change engineered by man, or through a combination of each were interpreted in Western Europe and in the colonized world. "This trenchant book provides ...
  
  











  



  
The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement
Jean M. Twenge, W. Keith Campbell

Atria Books, 2010

Narcissism—an inflated view of the self—is everywhere. Public figures say it’s what makes them stray from their wives. Parents teach it by dressing children in T-shirts that say "Princess." Teenagers and young adults hone it on Facebook, and celebrity newsmakers have elevated it to an art form. And it’s what’s making people depressed, lonely, and buried under piles of debt. Jean Twenge’s influential first book, Generation Me , ...
  
  











  



  
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History

Penguin Books, 2005

At the height of WWI, history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed in twenty-four years, more in a year than the Black Death killed in a century. But this was not the Middle Ages, and 1918 marked the first collision of science and epidemic disease. Magisterial ...
  
  











  



  
The Autoimmune Epidemic
Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Touchstone, 2009

Hailed by Mark Hyman, MD, as “a ray of light and hope” for autoimmune sufferers, this groundbreaking book provides research and solutions for those affected by autoimmune disorders including Crohn’s disease, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and more. In the first book of its kind, journalist Donna Jackson Nakazawa examines nearly 100 debilitating autoimmune diseases—such as multiple sclerosis, lupus, Crohn’s disease, type 1 ...
  
  











  



  
Epidemic!
Frank G. SLAUGHTER

Doubleday, 1961

Epidemic!, 1961 BCE, by Frank G. Slaughter. Hardcover with dust jacket, 219 pages, published by Doubleday & Company.
  
  











  



  
Healing the New Childhood Epidemics: Autism, ADHD, Asthma, and Allergies: The Groundbreaking Program for the ...
Kenneth Bock, Cameron Stauth

Ballantine Books, 2008

Autism is an epidemic: It has spiked 1,500 percent in the last twenty years. ADHD, asthma and allergies have also skyrocketed over the same time period. One of these conditions now strikes one in every three children in America. But there is hope. Leading medical innovator Kenneth Bock, M.D., has helped change the lives of more than a thousand children, and in this important book, with a comprehensive program that targets all four of the 4-A ...
  
  











  



  
Ebola: The History of the Virus and Its Outbreaks

Charles River Editors, 2014

*Includes pictures *Includes accounts written by doctors, scientists, and survivors about the history and effects of the virus *Includes a bibliography for further reading *Includes a table of contents “The Ebola epidemic ravaging parts of West Africa is the most severe acute public health emergency seen in modern times. Never before in recorded history has a biosafety level four pathogen infected so many people so quickly, over such a ...
  
  











  



  
Vaccine Epidemic: How Corporate Greed, Biased Science, and Coercive Government Threaten Our Human Rights, Our ...

Skyhorse Publishing, 2012

Public health officials state that vaccines are safe and effective, but the truth is far more complicated. Vaccination is a serious medical intervention that always carries the potential to injure and cause death as well as to prevent disease. Coercive vaccination policies deprive people of free and informed consent—the hallmark of ethical medicine. Americans are increasingly concerned about vaccine safety and the right to make individual, ...
  
  











  








   



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