Dr. Nicholas Perricone, one of the most famous dermatologists in the world, examines the cardinal processes of aging and discusses the causes of wrinkles, heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and more. He reveals that through diet, supplements, and cutting-edge therapies based on the latest groundbreaking information, we can rebuild our bodies and rejuvenate our minds.
Some colds are like mice, timid and annoying; others like dragons, accompanied by body aches and deep misery. In Ah-Choo! Jennifer Ackerman explains what, exactly, a cold is, how it works, and whether it's really possible to "fight one off."
On the Front Lines with the Disease Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service
Maryn McKenna Ellen Archer
IN THE WAR AGAINST DISEASES, THEY ARE THE SPECIAL FORCES.
They always keep a bag packed. They seldom have more than twenty-four hours' notice before they are dispatched. The phone calls that tell them to head to the airport, sometimes in the middle of the night, may give them no more information than the country they are traveling to and the epidemic they will tackle when they get there.
A Father's Search Through America's Mental Health Madness
Pete Earley Michael Prichard
Pete Earley had no idea. He'd been a journalist for over thirty years, and the author of several award-winning—even bestselling—nonfiction books about crime and punishment and society. Yet he'd always been on the outside looking in. He had no idea what it was like to be on the inside looking out until his son, Mike, was declared mentally ill, and Earley was thrown headlong into the maze of contradictions, disparities, and catch-22s that is America's mental health system.
"Crazy is a godsend. It will open the minds of many who make choices for the mentally ill. Countless numbers of us owe Pete Earley and his son, Mike, a great debt."—Patty Duke