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Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality
W. W. Norton & Company
“A lucid account of quantum theory (and why you should care) combined with a gripping narrative.”— San Francisco Chronicle Quantum theory is weird. As Niels Bohr said, if you weren’t shocked by quantum theory, you didn’t really understand it. For most people, quantum theory is synonymous with mysterious, impenetrable science. And in fact for many years it was equally baffling for scientists themselves. In this tour de force of ...
L. J. Martin
A layman's look at the disease of cancer and its treatment from a 2 time cancer survivor. L. J. Martin has beaten both prostate and throat cancer and attributes both modern medical science and herbal, homeopathic, exercise, and mental attitude toward that success. A frank, candid look at treatment and its effects.
A Primer on Prostate Cancer: The Empowered Patient's Guide
Donna L. Pogliano
Life Extension Media
A Primer on Prostate Cancer, The Empowered Patient’s Guide¨ is a basic resource to be used by patients and physicians when there has been a diagnosis of prostate cancer. It outlines a strategy of disease management that is designed to maximize outcomes for the patient and his loved ones. All aspects of diagnosis and testing are discussed; all currently approved treatments for prostate cancer are described. Discussion of treatment options ...
Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) during Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond
A unique guide, like none other on the market-packed with medical information, practical tips, psychological insight, and coping strategies-to help men help the women they love through this trying time. When Marc Silver became a breast cancer husband three years ago, he learned firsthand how frightened and helpless the breast cancer husband feels. He searched in vain for a book that would give him the information and advice he so desperately ...
Life Over Cancer: The Block Center Program for Integrative Cancer Treatment
Dr. Keith Block is at the global vanguard of innovative cancer care. As medical director of the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment in Evanston, Illinois, he has treated thousands of patients who have lived long, full lives beyond their original prognoses. Now he has distilled almost thirty years of experience into the first book that gives patients a systematic, research-based plan for developing the physical and emotional vitality ...
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the ...
Harriet A. Washington
National Book Critics Circle Award Winner (Nonfiction) PEN/Oakland Award Winner BCALA Nonfiction Award Winner Gustavus Meyers Award Winner From the era of slavery to the present day, the first full history of black America’s shocking mistreatment as unwilling and unwitting experimental subjects at the hands of the medical establishment. Medical Apartheid is the first and only comprehensive history of medical experimentation on African ...
Natural Strategies For Cancer Patients
Russell Blaylock M.D.
When someone's diagnosed with cancer they need an immediate game plan to fight the disease, especially once the oncologist prescribes a course of treatment of chemotherapy and/or radiation. Oftentimes these treatments have dangerous consequences. Current international research shows without a strong nutritional foundation, a patient's odds of surviving these treatments-let alone beating cancer-are greatly reduced. However, patients receiving the ...
The Architecture Of Light: A textbook of procedures and practices for the Architect, Interior Designer and ...
The Architecture of Light makes lighting design approachable. This vivid, image packed text of lighting concepts and techniques serves as the perfect companion for lighting design students and professionals alike. Built around a successful teaching curriculum, this text provides a logical step by step progression through the phases of conceptualizing, refining, drafting and presenting lighting design. Written by a practicing professional ...
How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America
Otis Webb Brawley
St. Martin's Press
How We Do Harm exposes the underbelly of healthcare today—the overtreatment of the rich, the under treatment of the poor, the financial conflicts of interest that determine the care that physicians’ provide, insurance companies that don’t demand the best (or even the least expensive) care, and pharmaceutical companies concerned with selling drugs, regardless of whether they improve health or do harm. Dr. Otis Brawley is the chief ...
You Can Beat Prostate Cancer: And You Don't Need Surgery to Do It
Robert J. Marckini
Robert J. Marckini
The task of choosing the right prostate cancer treatment is daunting. It is further complicated by conflicting information the patient receives from physicians and the Internet. This book is written by a prostate cancer survivor who now runs an internatio
Uplift : Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors
Bestselling author Barbara Delinsky, whose life has been shaped by her mother's breast cancer as well as her own, has created the book she wished had existed when she went through her treatment. "Uplift is a one-of-a-kind collection of anecdotes and advice, told in the words of everyday women of all ages who are part of the ever-growing sisterhood of breast cancer survivors. You won't find medical advice or technical matters discussed here. But ...
From the fiery mass of the Sun's core to the black hole at the center of the Milky Way, Universe takes you on the ultimate guided tour of the cosmos. Full of stunning out-of-this world images reflecting recent advances in space imagery, you'll go on a journey from our solar system all the way to the farthest limits of space. With information on the nature of the universe, the study of cosmology, Earth's motion, modern telescopes, ...
When Cancer Hits: Your Complete Guide To Taking Care of YOU Through Treatment
Cinco Vidas Press
When Cancer Hits is your complete guide to navigating all the changes you'll experience between the doctor's office and everyday living.< Whether your future includes surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy, you'll need to know how to best manage your side effects, stress, and home recovery and how to sustain positive energy during treatment and beyond. Inside this book, you ll discover how to: • Implement proven solutions for mouth ...
Perseverance: True Voices of Cancer Survivors
Can you imagine being in high school or college and suddenly learning you have cancer? You thought you had a lifetime ahead of you and the whole world at your feet, but suddenly you're told... maybe not. How would you cope? That's the question the twenty young people in this book had to answer when they were diagnosed with childhood cancer. Perseverance tells of their trials and tribulations, of their triumphs, and of the unique ...
Breast Cancer: Real Questions, Real Answers
Da Capo Press
Breast Cancer: Real Questions, Real Answers is an outgrowth of Dr. David Chan's more than 20 years in private oncology practice. Inspired by his patients—who courageously face their illness but often feel fearful, confused about their options, and full of questions—Dr. Chan's book is uniquely structured as a Question and Answer between patient and doctor. It provides readers with an easily navigated, completely current resource for all of ...
Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the World (Popular Science)
Oxford University Press, USA
In Oxygen , Nick Lane takes the reader on an enthralling journey as he unravels the unexpected ways in which oxygen spurred the evolution of life and death. He shows how oxygen underpins the origin of biological complexity, the birth of photosynthesis, the sudden evolution of animals, the need for two sexes, the accelerated aging of cloned animals like Dolly the sheep, and the surprisingly long lives of bats and birds. Drawing on this grand ...
Unconventional Flying Objects: A Scientific Analysis
Paul R. Hill
Hampton Roads Pub Co
Paul Hill was a well-respected NASA scientist when, in the early 1950s, he had a UFO sighting. Soon after, he built the first flying platform and was able to duplicate the UFO's tilt-to-control maneuvers. Official policy, however, prevented him from proclaiming his findings. "I was destined," says Hill, "to remain as unidentified as the flying objects." For the next twenty-five years, Hill acted as an unofficial clearing house at NASA, ...
How I Lost My Uterus and Found My Voice: A Memoir of Love, Hope, and Empowerment
Michelle L. Whitlock
At age twenty-six, author Michelle L. Whitlock thought she had it all: she was in the best physical shape of her life, she had a promising career, and she had a budding romance that looked like it could finally be the real thing. Then doctors informed her that she had HPV. Weeks later her worse nightmare became her reality: she was diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer. In this memoir, Whitlock narrates the story of her ordeal. She tells how ...
Topic of Cancer: Riding the Waves of the Big C
Meg Stafford adds her voice to the beautiful chorus of people who have been treated for breast cancer. TOPIC OF CANCER: RIDING THE WAVES OF THE BIG C is not about merely surviving, but about the living that happens during treatment. What sets this work apart is the joie de vivre that infuses and informs the prose. Difficult topics are treated with openness and honesty and offer a direct line into the emotions that wash through this time, as ...
Breast Cancer Breakthroughs: Living Longer
Sattar Memon MD
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
"You've Breast Cancer": you're told. Now what?? You're scared, confused, questions overwhelm you: Could my diagnosis, my stage be wrong? Could it be a non-cancerous lump? How did I get this in the first place? Why me?! My mom had it, now me, how about my daughter? Do I really need to sacrifice my breast? I hate chemo, how about just radiation or a hormone pill? Is there a cure for breast cancer? You have used up ...
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