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  1. Why Do We Hurt Ourselves?
    Why does an estimated 5% of the general population intentionally and repeatedly hurt themselves? What are the reasons certain people resort to self-injury as a way to manage their daily lives? In Why Do We Hurt Ourselves, sociologist... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2018
    Hardback | £61.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  2. The Wellness Lifestyle
    Have you meticulously counted calories and obsessed over what you eat and how you move, only to feel exhausted, unfulfilled, and overweight? The Wellness Lifestyle: A Chef's Recipe for Real Life is the easy-to-follow and life-changing... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2018
    Paperback | £21.99
  3. Pathological Realities
    A collection of essays by Mirko D. Grmek, providing a portrait of his career as a historian of science and an engaged intellectual figure. Uniting some important strands of his published work, it covers deep epistemological changes... Learn More
    Published: 7th August 2018
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  4. Health Care in Crisis
    An inside look into how hospitals, nurses, and patients are faring under the Affordable Care Act More and more not-for-profit hospitals are becoming financially unstable and being acquired by large hospital systems. The effects... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2018
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. Civilization and Disease

    Civilization and Disease

    Written by Henry E. Sigerist, Foreword by Elizabeth Fee

    Series Messenger Lectures

    Cornell University Press

    Originally published in 1943, Civilization and Disease was based on a series of lectures that the medical historian Henry E. Sigerist delivered at Cornell University in 1940. Now back in print, the book is a wide-ranging account... Learn More
    Published: 15th July 2018
    Paperback | £14.99
  6. Beyond Vision
    In this unique and exhilarating autobiography, Allan Jones – Canada’s first blind diplomat – vividly describes how an untreatable eye disease slowly decimated his visual world, most challengingly during his postings... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2018
    Hardback | £26.99
  7. Building Resistance
    In 1882, Robert Koch identified tuberculosis as an infectious bacterial disease. In the sixty years between this revelation and the discovery of an antibiotic treatment, streptomycin, the disease was widespread in Canada, often... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2018
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £31.00
  8. Be Wise! Be Healthy!
    This book examines the history of public health in Canada, covering issues such as milk pasteurization, vaccination, fluoridation, nutrition education, industrial health, and campaigns against sexually transmitted infections.... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2018
    Hardback | £69.00
  9. A Canadian Healthcare Innovation Agenda
    This collection is the result of a 2016 national leaders conference sponsored by Queen’s University to explore the prospects for a pan-Canadian healthcare innovation strategy. The conference themes were inspired by the 2015... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2018
    Paperback | £31.00
  10. The Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital
    Founded in 1934 as a small community hospital – open to all patients, regardless of race, religion, language, or ethnic background – Montreal’s Jewish General has grown to become an internationally recognized... Learn More
    Published: 15th April 2018
    Hardback | £50.00
  11. Cooking Data
    In Cooking Data Crystal Biruk offers an ethnographic account of research into the demographics of HIV and AIDS in Malawi in which she rethinks how quantitative health data is produced by showing how data production is inevitably... Learn More
    Published: 30th March 2018
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. A Family History of Illness
    While in the ICU with a near-fatal case of pneumonia, Brett Walker was asked, “Do you have a family history of illness?”—a standard and deceptively simple question that for Walker, a professional historian, took on additional... Learn More
    Published: 14th March 2018
    Hardback | £20.99
  13. The Limits of Trust
    When the United Nations announced the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in 2000, approximately half a million women worldwide died each year from complications associated with pregnancy and childbirth. The fifth MDG aimed to... Learn More
    Published: 8th March 2018
    Hardback | £84.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  14. The Organic Profit
    From green-lifestyle mavens who endorse products on social media to natural health activists sponsored by organic food companies, the marketplace for advice about how to live life naturally is better stocked than ever. Where did... Learn More
    Published: 6th March 2018
    Hardback | £26.99
  15. Carving a Niche
    The beginning of the Mexican War of Independence in 1810 triggered radical political, social, and economic changes, including the reorganization of the medical profession. During this tumultuous period of transition, physicians... Learn More
    Published: 28th February 2018
    Hardback | £92.00
    Paperback | £31.00
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