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Hello Sleep: The Science and Art of Overcoming Insomnia Without Medication, by Jade Wu, PH.D., St. Martin’s Essentials
“Insomnia is a 24-hour disorder. And the daytime component of insomnia is more than half the puzzle. To overcome insomnia,…
“May Cause Side Effects,” is Powerful and Relatable
“The loneliness, sadness, and melancholic hum of my life all validated by 10,000 antidepressants. I don’t think about them when…
The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness, by Megan O’Rourke, Riverhead Books
“It took years before I realized that the illness was not just my own; the silence around suffering was our…
Beating Long Haulers Syndrome: Light at the End of a Long Haul
Beating Long Haulers Syndrome is a book for anyone who has lingering symptoms of COVID-19 or knows someone who has them. Written by journalist Michael Bowker, it’s an affirmation of the reality and potential life-changing properties of long haulers syndrome.
Trauma Drama: A Bright, Lively Read
Trauma Drama is Kat Peloso’s novelization of nurse Goldie’s first few weeks transitioning into the emergency room (ER) after a decade of being an operating room nurse.
This Thriller That Calls Out Pharma and FDA Is a Chiller
Malcharist is a book about how pharmaceutical companies allegedly can harm patients with their drugs and get away with it, while profiting mightily from their unethical ways.
Undo It! Does It Again
Tips, science and recipes from Dean and Anne Ornish.
Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution
Book Review of Everything Below the Waist: Why Health Care Needs a Feminist Revolution by Jennifer Block Jennifer Block…
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