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1.
The Hot Zone
by Richard Preston


Anchor Books/Doubleday
Paperback - 422 pages
(August 1995)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
The dramatic and chilling story of an Ebola virus outbreak in a surburban Washington, D.C. laboratory, with descriptions of frightening historical epidemics of rare and lethal viruses. More hair-raising than anything Hollywood could think of, because it's all true. --This text refers to an out of... Read more

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Breaking the Bonds of Irritable Bowel Syndrome : A Psychological Approach to Regaining Control of Your Life
by Barbara Bradley Bolen Ph.D., W. Grant Thompson


New Harbinger Pubns
Paperback - 175 pages
(May 2000)

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5 out of 5 stars
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One of the challenges of living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is coping with the stress that triggers the illness. In this book, a clinical psychologist provides a comprehensive overview of IBS, describes its treatments, and helps readers establish healthy new eating habits. Using... Read more

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Overcoming Macular Degeneration : A Guide to Seeing Beyond the Clouds
by Yale Solomon M.D., et al


Wholecare
Paperback - 262 pages
(February 2000)
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5 out of 5 stars
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Each year, more than 400,000 Americans are diagnosed with macular degeneration, an age-related, progressive eye disease that immediately raises a fear of total blindness. The good news is: YOU ARE NOT GOING BLIND. However, you are dealing with a disease that causes serious visual impairment--an... Read more

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How Scientists Explain Disease.
by Paul Thagard


Princeton Univ Pr
Hardcover - 268 pages
(April 6, 1999)


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From The New England Journal of Medicine October 21, 1999 The Massachusetts Medical Society. All rights reserved.
How do scientists explain disease? In trying to find an example from the recent past to answer this question, one could hardly do better than the fascinating history of how scientists have explained peptic ulcers. As readers of the Journal are surely aware, most ulcers were once thought to be caused... Read more

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Virus X : Tracking the New Killer Plagues Out of the Present and into the Future
by Frank Ryan


Little Brown & Company
Hardcover - 416 pages
(February 1997)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Who needs Stephen King when there are such real-life horrors as those described in Dr. Frank Ryan's new book, Virus X to keep sleep at bay? Such exotic killers as Ebola and Necrotizing Fasciitis rub elbows with more familiar, if no less potentially lethal, diseases like tuberculosis as Dr. Ryan... Read more

6.   The Hot Zone [ABRIDGED]
by Richard Preston


Simon & Schuster (Audio)
Audio Cassette
Abridged edition (June 1999)
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4.5 out of 5 stars
The dramatic and chilling story of an Ebola virus outbreak in a surburban Washington, D.C. laboratory, with descriptions of frightening historical epidemics of rare and lethal viruses. More hair-raising than anything Hollywood could think of, because it's all true. --This text refers to an out of... Read more

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Tears in God's Bottle : Reflections on Alzheimers Caregiving
by Wayne Ewing, et al


Blessingway Books
Hardcover - 120 pages
(March 1999)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
Hugh Prather, author of Spiritual Notes to Myself
"A sacred parable of love, commitment, and spiritual triumph . . . It will nourish your heart forever." Read more

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Living With Shingles : New Hope for an Old Disease
by Mary-Ellen Siegel, et al


M Evans & Co
Hardcover - 224 pages
(September 1998)

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Now a readily available book for the 850,000 people per year who develop this painful viral disease. Read more

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In the Shadow of Polio : A Personal and Social History
by Kathryn Black


Perseus Publishing
Paperback - 320 pages
(June 1997)




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5 out of 5 stars
A memoir of her mother's horrifying descent into an iron lung--and into the grave two years later--this powerful, heart-wrenching book is also a well-researched and vivid account of the onset of the polio epidemics of the turn of the century and the conquering of the disease in the 1950s. Virginia... Read more

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Viral Sex : The Nature of AIDS
by Jaap Goudsmit


Oxford Univ Pr (Trade)
Paperback - 288 pages
Reprint edition (November 1998)


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5 out of 5 stars
The New York Times Book Review, Frank Ryan
The thoughts and experiences of such a scientist are a rare treat, and Goudsmit writes well, enlivening his vast store of information with humorous asides.... There is a good deal of technical information in this book, but its appeal reaches far beyond just fellow scientists. It is full of... Read more

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Lyme Disease : The Cause, the Cure, the Controversy (Johns Hopkins Health Book)
by Alan G. Barbour


Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Paperback
(April 1996)

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1.5 out of 5 stars
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Discusses what is known and suspected about the disease, using on- going stories of five fictional patients. Explains how Lyme disease is spread, symptoms and consequences, diagnostic tests, and proven and unproven treatments, and compares the disease with other conditions. Includes illustrations of... Read more

12.   Saving Yourself from the Disease-Care Crisis
by Walt, MD Stoll


Sunrise Health Coach
Paperback
(June 1996)


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4 out of 5 stars
The author, Walt Stoll, MD waltstoll@juno.com , May 21, 1999
Intro to combining alternative with conventional medicine.
Conventional medicine is essential for acute problems but a total failure for the chronic conditions that make up the great majority of problems people have in "civilized countries". This book is meant as an introduction to understanding that there IS a better way; by giving the reader the... Read more

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Other Invisible Illnesses : A Complete and Compassionate Guide
by Katrina Berne, Daniel L. Peterson


Hunter House
Paperback - 352 pages
3rd edition (July 2000)

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Revised and expanded, this edition offers the latest findings on chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, and overlapping diseases such as Gulf War Syndrome. It includes new information on the interaction of the brain, emotions, and immune system as well. Read more

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Essential Guide to Hypertension
by American Medical Association(Editor)


Pocket Books
Mass Market Paperback
(April 2000)

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High blood pressure, or hypertension, affects about one in four Americans -- but this potentially life-threatening condition can exist virtually without symptoms.

Now, the latest medical advances that can help prevent the damaging effects of hypertension are compiled in a convenient reference... Read more


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FAQs All About Herpes and Cold Sores
by Michael Murray, Frank Murray


Avery Pub Group
Mass Market Paperback - 96 pages
(February 2000)
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This guide covers the treatment and prevention of cold sores around the lips and gums associated with herpes simplex I. Read more

16.   Lyme Disease
by Ronald L. Hoffman


Keats Pub
Paperback
(August 1994)
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3 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, June 28, 1999 3 out of 5 stars
Worth the small price
This book is a rare find as it discusses supplements helpful for patients with Lyme Disease. The only downside is that it was written in 1994, and I wish the author would write an update. Read more

 


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Ultimate Juicing : Delicious Recipes for over 125 of the Best Fruit and Vegetable Juice Combination
by Donna Pliner Rodnitzky


Prima Publishing
Paperback - 240 pages
(June 22, 2000)

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Cold, delicious juice drinks never go out of style. They're perfect in any kind of weather and at any time of day. Most important, they're as nutritious as they are mouth-watering. Ultimate Juicing overflows with 125 great-tasting fruit and vegetable drinks that use the sweet, zesty juices of... Read more

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From Chaos to Coercion : Detention and the Control of Tuberculosis
by Richard J. Coker


St. Martins Press
Hardcover - 304 pages
1 Ed edition (January 19, 2000)
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Coker, a consultant physician at St. Mary's Hospital and lecturer at the Imperial College School of Medicine in London, uses the lens of tuberculosis and the regulatory changes that ensued from New York City's contemporary tuberculosis epidemic to examine the American response to those who pose a... Read more

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Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Disorders
by Karen Vanderhoof-Forschner, et al


John Wiley & Sons
Paperback - 256 pages
1 edition (April 11, 1997)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Lyme disease is so difficult to detect that the average sufferer sees five physicians before the disease is properly diagnosed. Thirty-five percent of Lyme disease patients suffer permanent bodily damage, and 17 percent lose their jobs. Karen Vanderhoof-Forschner fared even worse than that: she... Read more

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Coping With Lyme Disease : A Practical Guide to Dealing With Diagnosis and Treatment
by Denise Lang, et al


Henry Holt (Paper)
Paperback - 272 pages
Reprint edition (April 1997)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
A bible for the thousands who contract Lyme disease each year, now completely revised and updated. Since this work was first published in 1993, the incidence of Lyme disease has increased. In their fully revised edition, the authors present the changes that have occurred in diagnostic testing and... Read more

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Deadly Feasts : The 'Prion' Controversy and the Public's Health
by Richard Rhodes


Touchstone Books
Paperback - 272 pages
(May 1998)




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4 out of 5 stars
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Fans of The Hot Zone will find Deadly Feasts irresistible. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a gripping account of a disease and its discovery. If you thought the ebola virus was bad news, check out transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs). Always fatal, they can lurk in... Read more

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The Hot Zone
by Richard Preston


Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (Trd Pap)
Paperback
(June 15, 1999)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
The dramatic and chilling story of an Ebola virus outbreak in a surburban Washington, D.C. laboratory, with descriptions of frightening historical epidemics of rare and lethal viruses. More hair-raising than anything Hollywood could think of, because it's all true. --This text refers to an out of... Read more

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Virus X : Tracking the New Killer Plagues
by Frank Ryan


Little Brown & Company
Paperback - 448 pages
(September 1998)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Who needs Stephen King when there are such real-life horrors as those described in Dr. Frank Ryan's new book, Virus X to keep sleep at bay? Such exotic killers as Ebola and Necrotizing Fasciitis rub elbows with more familiar, if no less potentially lethal, diseases like tuberculosis as Dr. Ryan... Read more

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Influenza 1918
by Lynette Izzoni, David McCullough


TV Books Inc
Hardcover - 320 pages
(March 1999)

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3.5 out of 5 stars
From The New England Journal of Medicine August 26, 1999 The Massachusetts Medical Society. All rights reserved.
By conservative estimates, the influenza pandemic of 1918 killed 21 million to 40 million people around the world, 675,000 of them in the United States. After only 17 months, the mortality was half that attributed to the 4-year span of the Black Death in 14th-century Europe and Asia. To many,... Read more

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Positive Options for Crohn's Disease : Self-Help and Treatment
by Joan Gomez


Hunter House
Paperback - 160 pages
1 Ed edition (April 2000)

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5 out of 5 stars
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Cases of Crohn's disease are on the rise in North America, Western Europe, and Australia. A chronic illness of the bowel, it can strike anyone, from children to older adults, with debilitating effects. This comprehensive guide covers the digestive system; possible causes, risk factors, and symptoms... Read more

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