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Virga, Vint.

Summary: Based on the author's twenty-five years of experience as a veterinarian and veterinary behaviorist, he delves into the inner lives of animals and explores the relationships we forge with them.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 636 VIR

Fong, Kevin.

Summary: Anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.02 FON

Reilly, Brendan M.

Summary: In this engaging first-person narrative, Dr. Brendan Reilly takes listeners inside the medical profession as he solves real-life medical mysteries.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 REILLY, BRENDAN Rei

Melinek, Judy.

Summary: The fearless memoir of a young forensic pathologist's 'rookie season' as a NYC medical examiner, and the cases, hair-raising and heartbreaking and impossibly complex, that shaped her as both a physician and a mother.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 MELINEK, JUDY Mel

Michelson, Leslie D.

Summary: "The Patient's Playbook will change the way you manage your health and the health of your family, from finding the right doctor to coordinating the best medical care. An expertly informed guide to the steps that everyone should take--even before illness strikes. The Patient's Playbook is a compelling narrative of personal stories that imparts lessons and illuminates strategies for better, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610 MIC

DeVita, Vincent T.

Summary: "The true story of the war on cancer from one of its generals In The Death of Cancer, Dr. Vincent T. DeVita Jr.--former director of the National Cancer Institute, former physician-in-chief at Memorial Sloan Kettering, director of the Yale Cancer Center, former president of the American Cancer Society, and developer of the first successful chemotherapy treatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma, which...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.994 DEV

Kalanithi, Paul

Summary: At the age of 36, on the verge of a completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi started losing weight and was wracked by waves of excruciating back pain. A CT scan confirmed that he had stage IV lung cancer. One day, he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next, he was a patient struggling to live. In Breath Becomes Air, Kalanithi approaches...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 KAL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 KAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KALANITHI, PAUL KAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Kalanithi 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B KALANITHI

Agus, David

Summary: "One of the world's leading doctors and bestselling author presents the simple rules everyone should follow in order to live a long, healthy, and productive life.In his #1 New York Times bestselling book, The End of Illness, Dr. David B. Agus shared whathe had learned from his work as one of today's most prominent cancer doctors and researchers, revealing the risks he takes in a field begging...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.2 Agus 2014

Ubel, Peter A.

Summary: Based on case studies, groundbreaking research, and his own experiences, a practicing physician and behavioral scientist makes an important case for revamping the way doctors and patients communicate inside hospital and medical office walls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 610.69 UBE

Butler, Katy

Summary: "An exquisitely written, expertly reported memoir and expose; of modern medicine that leads the way to more humane, less invasive end-of-life care based on the author's acclaimed New York Times Magazine piece. This is the story of one daughter's struggleto allow her parents the peaceful, natural deaths they wanted and to investigate the larger forces in medicine that stood in the way. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.02 BUT

Herbert, Martha R.

Summary: "Move beyond conventional thinking about autism. . . . After years of treating patients and analyzing scientific data, prominent Harvard researcher and clinician Dr. Martha Herbert offers a revolutionary new view of autism and a transformative strategy for dealing with it. Autism is not a hardwired impairment programmed into a child's genes and destined to remain fixed forever, as we're often...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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Kalanithi, Paul

Summary: At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor making a living treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. Just like that, the future he and his wife had imagined evaporated. When Breath Becomes Air, which features a Foreword by Dr....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 KAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 KALANITHI, PAUL Kal

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B KAL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA 921 Kal

Topol, Eric J.

Summary: "In The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol, one of the nation's top physicians, examines what he calls medicine's Gutenberg moment--much as the printing press took learning out of the hands of a priestly class, the internet is doing the same for medicine, giving us unprecedented control over our healthcare. With smartphones in hand, we are no longer beholden to an impersonal and paternalistic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 610.285 TOP

Genova, Lisa.

Summary: "From award-winning, New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova comes a powerful new novel that does for Huntington's Disease what her debut Still Alice did for Alzheimer's. Joe O'Brien is a forty-four-year-old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts. A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEN

Raza, Azra

Summary: We have lost the war on cancer. We spend $150 billion each year treating it, yet -- a few innovations notwithstanding -- a patient with cancer is as likely to die of it as one was fifty years ago. Most new drugs add mere months to one's life at agonizing physical and financial cost. In The First Cell, Azra Raza offers a searing account of how both medicine and our society (mis)treats cancer,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 616.99 RAZ

Summary: When a life ends tragically whether by violence or accident, pathologists perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death. It is a methodical, morbid, and necessary task. These autopsy reports, often filled with medical terminology and intriguing diagrams of the bodies we knew so well from their lives on the big screen, offer an unusual insight into the nature of death itself. The reports...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 614.1 BIG

Cassella, Carol Wiley.

Summary: "A medical mystery wrapped in a contemporary love story, GEMINI is a stand out new novel from the Cassella, a practicing M.D. and author of the national bestseller OXYGEN.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAS

Summary: In his vivid and thought-provoking filmmaking debut, physician Ryan McGarry gives an unprecedented access to America's busiest Emergency Department. Amidst real life-and-death situations, McGarry follows a dedicated team of charismatic young doctors-in-training as they wrestle with both their ideals and the realities of saving lives in a complex and overburdened system.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Music Box Films 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC COD

Harman, Patricia

Summary: Though the Great Depression is behind the them, troubles are not, for Europe is at war. It is only be a matter of time before the U.S. enters the fray. In the town of Hope River, midwife Patience Hester's husband, Daniel has vowed never to take up arms again; he saw too much bloodshed during the First World War. When he is imprisoned for his beliefs, Patience and their four children are left...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION HAR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Harman 2018

Morris, David J.

Summary: "In the tradition of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Noonday Demon, a moving, eye-opening exploration of PTSD. Just as polio loomed over the 1950s, and AIDS stalked the 1980s and '90s, posttraumatic stress disorder haunts us in the early years of thetwenty-first century. Over a decade into the United States' "global war on terror," PTSD afflicts as many as 30 percent of the conflict's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8521 MOR

Genova, Lisa

Summary: "A once accomplished concert pianist, Richard now has ALS. As he becomes increasingly paralyzed and is no longer able to live on his own, Karina becomes his reluctant caretaker. As Richard's muscles, voice, and breath fade, both he and Karina try to reconcile their past before it's too late. This is a masterful exploration of redemption and what it means to find peace inside of forgiveness" --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing 2018

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Khakpour, Porochista

Summary: "In the tradition of Brain on Fire and Darkness Visible, an honest, beautifully rendered memoir of chronic illness, misdiagnosis, addiction, and the myth of full recovery that details author Porochista Khakpour's struggles with late-stage Lyme disease. For as long as writer Porochista Khakpour can remember, she has been sick. For most of that time, she didn't know why. All of her trips to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KHAKPOUR, POROCHISTA KHA

Taylor, Patrick

Summary: "Fans of Taylor's bestselling Irish Country novels know Dr. Fingal Flahertie O'Reilly as the irascible senior partner of a general practice in the colorful Irish village of Ballybucklebo. Newly married to his once long-lost sweetheart, he's ready to settle into domestic bliss, but there's always something requiring his attention, be it a riding accident, a difficult patient with a worrisome...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAY

Shakespeare, William.

Summary: The noble Titus returns victorious to Rome bringing Tamora, Queen of the Goths as his captive. When one of Tamora's sons is condemned to die, she vows revenge, and, aided by the villainous Aaron, she exacts a terrible retribution, inaugurating a grim cycle of rape, murder, and cannibalism. This macabre, often brilliant tragedy comes from the earliest stage of Shakespeare's dramatic career....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

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