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Life Span Books 1994 1879131048 / 9781879131040 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Very nice condition, slight edge and corner wear to cover. Pages are clean and unmarked. 580 pages. "A definitive book on chronic fatigue that shows how drugs cannot revive poisoned enzymes, and provides guidance to both the physician and the fatigue sufferer on how to restore normal energy patterns without drugs." A classic in the field. [815] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 580 pages 
Price: 10.95 USD
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PA Himalayan International Institute 1979 First Edition; Second Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Excellent condition - pages clean and intact. Cover has a little wear to corners and light soiling. 141 pages. Covers principles of Homeopathy, theory and treatment; Clinical repertory for various ailments; Materia Medica for various remedies. (os) ; 8vo 
Price: 8.95 USD
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HEALING IN THE WILDERNESS  A History of the United Church Mission Hospitals, Burrows, Bob
3 Burrows, Bob HEALING IN THE WILDERNESS A History of the United Church Mission Hospitals
B. C. Harbour Publishing 2004 1550173383 / 9781550173383 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages clean and tight , light scuffing of covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; This unforgettable story reveals how medical missionaries responded to crises, emergencies and sudden illnesses--including grizzly bear attacks and airplane crashes--without modern technology or urban hospitals. It portrays the small missions and infirmaries and tells how their staff handled life and death in the deep bush, on mountain ranges, in Native villages, on trackless prairies and on distant islands. It describes the sacrifices of devoted physicians, nurses and their families as they healed the sick and wounded, often under dreadful circumstances and in primitive conditions. Author Bob Burrows is uniquely qualified to relate this fascinating narrative of the United Church Mission Hospitals. A United Church minister for more than four decades, he has piloted an aircraft and captained a ship to deliver care to remote areas of British Columbia. He has also worked for both the BC and federal governments in positions of public trust dedicated to ensuring the human rights of aboriginal people, women and minority groups. Extensively researched and illustrated with many never before-seen photographs, Healing in the Wilderness will be a revelation and an inspiration to Canadians interested in the development of health care across the remotest regions of the country. [411-osl] 
Price: 9.95 USD
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PCP THE DANGEROUS ANGEL, Carroll, Marilyn, Ph. D.
4 Carroll, Marilyn, Ph. D. PCP THE DANGEROUS ANGEL
Chelsea House 1985 087754753X / 9780877547532 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in quite good condition - usual ex-lib type markings, no dustjacket as issued. Cover has light edgewear, corner bumping. Interior is clean other than for 3-4 pages with some pen underlining. B/w photos/illus. 110 pages. In the late 1970's PCP was one of the leading causes of admissions to psychiatric wards. It can provoke strange and violent behaviour, as well as depression, psychosis, blood pressure problems and even death. This book discussess: What is PCP? The Effects; Tolerance, dependence & mental health; Long-term effects; Treatment of PCP abuse etc. (380noto) ; 8vo 
Price: 6.50 USD
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Penthouse/Mayflower 1975 0583126634 / 9780583126632 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Scarce Title. Light wear & light creasing to cover, interior pages clean & tight. Paperback (7 1/4" tall), 464 pages.In his advisory capacity to Forum Magazine, Dr. Chartham realized there existed a glaring need for a comprehensive guide to the problems of human sexuality. Book addresses subjects such as ageing and sex, contraception, fetishism, homosexuality, group sex, marital boredom, masturbation, nymphomania, sterility, venereal disease etc. It also contains a collection of corresponence where Dr. Chartham responds to questions from readers. ; 001007; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
Price: 16.50 USD
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6 Dr. A. F. Guttmacher Life in the Making, The Story of Human Procreation
New York Garden City 1933 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Garden city 1933. HC/DJ - very good/fair. Dustjacket has edge several tears and chips, and tape marks, fairly fragile. Flip side of DJ has numerous ads for old books, price clipped. Hardcover is very good, with minor edgewear and bumping. Binding good and pages clean and tight except for an ink stain on the top of a few pages which has seeped in about 1/2", and minor spotting. Pages untrimmed. Few tiny corner creases. Written by an associate in Obstetrics at John Hopkins University, with the assistance of Ellery Rand, this book provides a wealth of information about human reproduction. An eminent surgeon explains for the layman the laws governing human sex life. ; 8vo; 297 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Tell Me What to Eat if I Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome,  Nutrition You Can Live With, Elaine Magee
7 Elaine Magee Tell Me What to Eat if I Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Nutrition You Can Live With
Franklin Lakes, N.J. Career Press 2000. 1564144445 / 9781564144447 First Edition Softcover New 
Book is new and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 137 pages; If you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) , you must be pretty familiar with the link between your condition and nutrition. Instead of adding another voice to the chorus of people telling you what you shouldn't eat, Elaine Magee gives you positive advice about what foods you should be having almost every day. Tell Me What to Eat If I Have Irritable Bowel Syndrome begins with an overview of IBS. Readers get a detailed yet completely understandable picture of the disease- a picture that is based on the latest medical information. Readers gain a better understanding of what IBS is and what they can do to limit the impact of its symptoms. Also included are dozens of healthful, mouth-watering recipes, plus supermarket and restaurant advice and sample weekly menu plans that are totally grounded in reality. (165os,0614) 
Price: 7.95 USD
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8 Ellsworth, Witt, Dugdale & Oliver MOSBY'S MEDICAL DRUG REFERENCE
Mosby 1997 0815131097 / 9780815131090 Softcover Very Good+ 
Clean & tight, no markings. One paper split at spine near front of book but no loose pages. 8vo (8" tall) , 930 pages. The most practical drug-prescribing manual available. A consistent format to allow easy access to the features you need. ; 8vo 
Price: 11.50 USD
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9 Elston, Christina THE 24-HOUR PEDIATRICIAN Doctors from 80 Leading Children's Hospitals Offer Parents Their Best Tips for Making Kids Feel Better Faster.
Three Rivers Press 2002 0812931343 / 9780812931341 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Near new condition, only light wear overall, no markings. 430 pages. Let The 24-Hour Pediatrician be your doctor on call. Equal parts medicine and love, this comprehensive book for parents covers home remedies, tips, and tricks recommended by pediatricians at eighty leading children’s hospitals—including Cedars-Sinai, New York Presbyterian, Children’s National Medical Center, and University of Chicago—for helping your child cope with more than thirty common ailments, from asthma, chicken pox, and colic to earache, fever, sleep problems, and stomach trouble.... (*Shipping will be reduced to some locations). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 6.80 USD
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VIRUS HUNTING  Aids, Cancer, And The Human Retrovirus: A Story Of Scientific Discovery, Gallo, Robert C. , M. D.
10 Gallo, Robert C. , M. D. VIRUS HUNTING Aids, Cancer, And The Human Retrovirus: A Story Of Scientific Discovery
Basic Books 1993 0465098150 / 9780465098156 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in very good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages are clean and tight, cover has a little wear at corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; The renowned AIDS researcher Robert Gallo tells his story of scientific breakthrough in a riveting portrait of the people, the politics, and the pace of modern scientific discovery. (*photo shown is a stock photo) [572] 
Price: 7.95 USD
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London J. & A. Churchill 1955 Sixth Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Churchill, London 1955, 6th edition. No jacket as issued. Only light wear to extremities - slight soiling to cover and outer edge of pages. First page has a name whited out and numerous pages within book have a small amount of red underlining. Interior is otherwise clean and intact. B/w illus. 593 pages. Contains 199 illustrations, several x-rays and 29 chapters, covering all aspects of anatomy, pregnancy and midwifery. ; 8vo; (*Note: due to weight, extra postage will be required - please contact us if you'd like an exact quote) 
Price: 29.50 USD
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12 Goldfarb, Herbert A. THE NO-HYSTERECTOMY OPTION Your Body, Your Choice
John Wiley & Sons 1997 0471165573 / 9780471165576 Softcover Very Good+ 
Very nice condition; ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Overall wear is light, , interior clean and tight. State of the art treatments for: fibroids, endometriosis, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prolapse, STDs, improving your overall health. (400-noto) ; 8vo 
Price: 4.50 USD
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UNSHIELDED The Human Cost of the Dalkon Shield, Hawkins, Mary F.
13 Hawkins, Mary F. UNSHIELDED The Human Cost of the Dalkon Shield
University of Toronto Press 1997 0802078613 / 9780802078612 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Retired library book in excellent condition. Heavy laminated cover, usual library markings, interior clean & tight, unmarked, slight soiling outer edge of pages. Most women who were of child-bearing age in the early 1970s have heard of the Dalkon Shield. Most women who used it believed it would provide a safe and responsible means of birth control; for some however, the outcome was tragic. Some died; others experienced septic abortions, miscarriages, or chronic PID's. Most lost the ability to have children.... The author provides a comprehensive overview of the manufacturing and marketing of the IUD, and its trail of destruction. It brings to life a story that has been obscured by legal and medical bureaucracy and presents an important lesson about the impact of misinformation on the public. (*Shipping will be reduced to most locations). ; 8vo 
Price: 11.25 USD
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A HISTORY OF MEDICINE  Volume 2: Early Greek, Hindu, and Persian Medicine, Henry E. Sigerist
14 Henry E. Sigerist A HISTORY OF MEDICINE Volume 2: Early Greek, Hindu, and Persian Medicine
Oxford University Press, USA 1987 0195050797 / 9780195050790 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Pages clean and intact, one page seen with a small tear and some creasing, age tanning to page edges. Cover has light scuffing/light corner wear, price sticker on rear. Volume II details the development of medicine among the early Indo-European peoples--Greeks, Indians, and Persians. The Indo-Europeans were the first to use empirical knowledge to develop philosophical systems of medicine which looked beyond the sick man for universal laws. This volume examines the Greek rational systems which are the foundations of modern science, and the similar Near Eastern approaches, which had an additional mystic component better suited for handling mental and spiritual problems. [321-noto] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages 
Price: 18.95 USD
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15 Hutton, J. Thomas & Dippel, R. L. CARING FOR THE PARKINSON PATIENT
Prometheus Books 1999 1573926841 / 9781573926843 Second Edition Softcover Very Good 
Ex-library book, but still in quite nice condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings, overall wear light, some spotting to bottom edge of pages, light occasional soiling otherwise. Interior clean. B/w illus. 251 pages. ; 8vo; " Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder that afflicts at least 500,000 Americans over the age of 45....This is the first book written for patients, families, and caregivers, and it is extremely well done. Comprehensive information on the course of the disease, possible complications, and current research is combined with very practical chapters on medication, exercise, and emotional support. Very highly recommended...." (330-noto) 
Price: 4.50 USD
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W. B. Saunders 1987 072161194X / 9780721611945 Softcover Very Good 
Moderate edge and corner wear to cover, taped tear spine bottom, light soiling/spotting to outer edge of pages, sticker residue on rear.. Interior of pages clean and unmarked other than a bit of underlining on 2-3 pages. One small edge stain seen. 323 pages. ; 8vo; "This respected manual offers the latest advice on preventing, evaluating, and managing diseases that can be acquired in tropical environments and foreign countries. A solid introduction to the subject, it’s handy for systematic review and for quick reference. " (350-noto) 
Price: 8.95 USD
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17 Katzman, Dr. Debra K. Katzman Md & Dr. Leora Pinhas Md HELP FOR EATING DISORDERS A Parent's Guide to Symptoms, Causes and Treatment
Robert Rose 2005 0778801152 / 9780778801153 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Large softcover in excellent condition - clean and unmarked. Cover has light wear at corners. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages; Straightforward solutions to difficult problems. Most teenagers have a friend who has been affected by an eating disorder. Such disorders affect almost 20% of teenage girls in North America at some point in their development. Magazines and movies constantly stress a thin body image as the defining force for popularity. The message teenagers get is that thin is the only route to popularity and happiness. Through the Eating Disorder Program, Drs. Katzman and Pinhas, at The Hospital for Sick Children, have developed a program that helps young people and their parents deal with the problems of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia. First, the book shows parents how to identify an eating disorder and when to become concerned about it. Second, there is vital information for parents on how to become informed users of the health care system and how to collaborate in their child's treatment. Third, practical support for parents, family members and coaches enables them to participate in the recovery of a child or adolescent with an eating disorder. Worksheets, diaries and first-person case studies assists parents and caregivers to help youth overcome an eating disorder. (650) 
Price: 9.95 USD
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ESSENTIALS OF MEDICINE For Dental Students, Kennedy, A. C.
18 Kennedy, A. C. ESSENTIALS OF MEDICINE For Dental Students
Edinburgh & London E. & S. Livingstone Ltd. 1960 0443016437 / 9780443016431 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
HC/DJ - good. Hardcover has only light wear/light soiling, however several pages have pen and/or pencil underlining as well as name/address written on endpage. Jacket has numerous small edge tears and chips and light soiling, age tanning. Contents: Diseases due to infection; Disorders of the Heart and blood vessels, Respiratory system, alimentary tract, liver and gall-bladder, renal system, Haemopoietic system; Endocrine disorders etc. [491]; 8vo 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Japan Publications, Inc. 1988 0870406868 / 9780870406867 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Cover has light edge/corner wear and light scuffing. Pages unmarked and all intact. . 248 pages. "Doctors & nutritionists present research on, and their personal experiences with, the macrobiotic approach to good health. " (430-noto) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.95 USD
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FAMILY MEDICINE An Inside Look, Livingston, Michael, M. D.
20 Livingston, Michael, M. D. FAMILY MEDICINE An Inside Look
Richmond, B. C. ORC Enterprises 1980 0889780897 / 9780889780897 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Very nice, tight, copy. Internal pages are clean and unmarked. Cover has light edge & corner wear, light soiling outer edge of pages, a little moreso to one bottom corner. A little curling to corners. 211 pages. "With wit, affection and honesty, Family Medicine takes the layman behind the closed doors of the doctors' office to learn the mysteries of the medical profession, including humorous tales of his medical school days and his daily encouters with patients..." (*lower shipping avail. To Cdn & overseas) [400-os] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.00 USD
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