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Front-Wave Boomers

By (author) Gillian Ranson
Categories: Age groups: the elderly

Boomers are heading into (very) old age following a pandemic, a time of overt ageism and deficient eldercare. The front wave, now in their seventies, are on the brink of life changes that will challenge ...

Science Goes Viral

By (author) Dr. Joe Schwarcz
Categories: Chemistry

Dr. Joe provides a framework for coming to grips with the onslaught of COVID-19 information and misinformation. He reminds us that although our daily activities have been hijacked by the pandemic, life ...

Damaged

Through an honest retelling of interactions between a dedicated psychiatrist and his most challenging patient, Isaac, Damaged makes the inspiring case that health care would be both more compassionate ...

Open Every Window

By (author) Jane Munro
Categories: Memoirs

Open Every Window reveals the pain and power inherent in loving and being loved. A poignant evocation for anyone who has experienced loss, it will entrance with its lyricism and comfort with the writer’s ...

Impact

Twenty-one women writers consider the impacts of concussion on their personal and professional lives. Their stories reveal the work that goes into redefining identity and regaining creative practice after ...

Bent out of Shape

By (author) Karen Messing
Categories: Popular medicine and health

Award-winning ergonomist Karen Messing is talking with women—women who wire circuit boards, sew clothes, clean toilets, drive forklifts, serve food, run labs. What she finds is a workforce in harm’s ...

Lyme Disease, Ticks and You

Lyme Disease, Ticks and You is an easy-to-follow and essential guide to understanding, detecting and treating Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. Dr. Ball has gathered together the information and resources ...

Mother Earth Plants for Health & Beauty

Create a luxurious, natural beauty regime by crafting your own lotions, soaps, and teas from all-natural ingredients. The recipes and traditions in this book reflect the culture and knowledge of the Medicine ...

Kimiko Does Cancer

A moving and honest graphic memoir about the unexpected cancer journey of a young, queer, mixed-race woman. With tender illustrations by Keet Geniza, Kimiko Does Cancer is a book that upends the traditional ...

Living with Parkinson's Disease

Living with Parkinson’s Disease is a critical resource for Parkinson’s disease patients and their families. Presented in a friendly and easy-to-understand way, this book addresses PD-related issues ...