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The University of Rochester Medical Center: Teaching, Discovering, Caring (75 Years of Achievement, 1925-2000)

By: Cohen, Jules; Joynt, Robert J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Rochester Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2206725

ISBN: 1580460836

Condition: Near Fine


Two gift notes to title page, page ridges very faintly foxed. Near Fine. 2000 Hard Cover. xiv, 339 pp. This commemorative volume tells the story of how a relatively small, university-based medical school over the course of 75 years became a national leader in medical research, health care, and their reform. Black & white photographs. Organized to reflect the three major missions of the University of Rochester Medical Center, this book reviews the distinctive achievements in teaching, research and clinical service over the 75 years of the Medical Center's history. Individual chapters on undergr... View more info

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Medical Licensure and Discipline in the United States

By: Derbyshire, Robert C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2073607

ISBN: 0801810825

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket spine slightly faded, jacket price clipped, ink name on front endpaper, minimal pencil marks in text. Very Good. 1979 Hard Cover. xiv, 183 pp. 8vo. A short history of medical licensure and the surveys of law governing medical practice in the U.S. The later chapters deal with legal background for disciplinary actions taken by the licensing boards. View more info

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Joycelyn Elders, M.D.: From Sharecropper's Daughter to Surgeon General of the United States of America

By: Elders, Joycelyn; Chanoff, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: William Morrow and Company, Inc.: 1996

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2197333

ISBN: 0688147224

Condition: Near Fine


Ink stamp on front endpaper, pages toned. 1996 Hard Cover. x, 355 pp. Few figures on the contemporary American political landscape have been as visible and memorable, as admired and hated, as Dr. Joycelyn Elders. In her tour as Bill Clinton's surgeon general she galvanized emotions around such hot button issues as condom distribution in schools, comprehensive sex education, and abortion rights, establishing herself as a firebrand liberal crusader and favorite conservative bete noir. Her relentless candor brought public attention to her issues, infuriated her opponents, and eventually led to on... View more info

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Journal of an Expedition in the Libyan Sahara to Kufra, October 9 to November 14, 1960

By: Gajdusek, D. [Daniel] Carleton

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Study of Child Growth and Development and Disease Patterns in Primitive Cultures, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, National Institutes of Health: 1971

Seller ID: 2072804

Condition: Very Good


Former copy of Edward Miner Library with their bookplate inside front wrapper, minimal pencil marks on text. No other marks. A couple light smudges on rear wrapper. 1971 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. Stapled printed wrappers. A collection of notes, letters, and data from a five-week expedition to the Sahara desert and the Kufra oasis in Libya, during which researchers studied patterns of disease. Gajdusek shared the Nobel Prize with B.S. Blumberg in 1976 for his work on infectious diseases. (Garrison-Morton) View more info

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Abortion

By: Lader, Lawrence

Price: $250.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. / Howard W. Sams & Co., Inc.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2290442

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Boards faintly soiled, jacket lightly rubbed and foxed, front jacket flap corners trimmed. 1966 Hard Cover. viii, [2], 212 pp. 8vo. The controversial and pioneering work credited with reframing the discussion, and changing the public perception, of abortion in the United States. Betty Friedan called Lader, who helped found the National Abortion Rights Action League and advocated on women's behalf in numerous ways, the father of the reproductive rights movement. The first authoritative and documented report on the laws and practices governing abortion in the U.S. and around the w... View more info

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The Allergy Solution for Dogs: Natural and Conventional Therapies to Ease Discomfort and Enhance Your Dog's Quality of Life (The Natural Vet's Solution)

By: Messonnier, Shawn; Silver, Robert J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Prima Publishing: 2000

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2298718

ISBN: 0761526722

Condition: Near Fine


Second printing. A nice copy. 2000 Trade Paperback. xvi, 207 pp. The Holistic Approach to Treating Your Dog's Allergies. When your dog is constantly scratching and uncomfortable, you need answers. If the problem is allergies, The Allergy Solution for Dogs can help you provide the best care possible for your beloved companion. Holistic veterinarian Dr. Shawn Messonnier focuses on the pros and cons of natural and conventional treatments. Inside, you'll discover: The benefits of nutritional supplements such as antioxidants and fatty acids; How to reduce or eliminate the use of steroids and antihi... View more info

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Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer

By: Rule, Ann

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296414

ISBN: 0743238516

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Pages very faintly toned. 2004 Hard Cover. ix, 436 pp. Traces the serial murders of the notorious Green River Killer, profiling Gary Ridgway as a happily married man who worked for the same company for thirty years, the case's approximate 40,000 suspects, the killer's disturbing capacity for luring and hiding his victims, and the DNA breakthroughs that established his link to the killings. View more info

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

By: Skloot, Rebecca

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2276399

ISBN: 1400052181

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2011 Trade Paperback. xiv, 381 pp. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first 'immortal' human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. If you could pile all HeLa cells ever grown onto a scale, they'd weigh more than 50 million metric tons—as much as a hundred Empire State Buildings. HeLa cells were vital... View more info

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

By: Skloot, Rebecca

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Broadway Paperback: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2284445

ISBN: 1400052181

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, light stain on bottom page ridge. 2011 Trade Paperback. xiv, 381 pp. Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells—taken without her knowledge—became one of the most important tools in medicine. The first 'immortal' human cells grown in culture, they are still alive today, though she has been dead for more than sixty years. If you could pile all HeLa cells ever grown onto a scale, they'd weigh more than 50 million metric tons—as much as a hundred Empire St... View more info

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Hidden History of the Finger Lakes

By: Unvericht, Patti

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2299983

ISBN: 1540235238

Condition: Fine


First edition. No jacket. A fine copy. 2018 Hard Cover. 123 pp. New York's Finger Lakes region is filled with compelling characters, tragic disasters and fascinating mysteries. Famed daredevil Sam Patch, known as the Yankee Leaper, thrilled audiences at Niagara Falls but took his last jump into the Genesee River with his pet black bear, plummeting to his death. The first ever Memorial Day was celebrated in Waterloo in 1866 and inspired a nation to adopt the holiday. Seneca Lake claims its fair share of ships, including the Onondaga, which was blown up with dynamite as part of a spectacle to co... View more info

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The Veterinarian's Guide to Natural Remedies for Dogs: Safe and Effective Alternative Treatments and Healing Techniques from the Nation's Top Holistic Veterinarians

By: Zucker, Martin; Tiekert, Carvel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: 1999

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2298719

ISBN: 0609803727

Condition: Very Good


Second printing. Wrappers lightly toned, minor pen mark on half-title page. 1999 Trade Paperback. xx, 284 pp. The world of veterinary medicine is changing. People are realizing that if alternative medicine is better for them, it's better for their pets, too. Dogs are visiting acupuncturists, chiropractic doctors, and homeopaths. Still, many dog owners are unaware that such simple measures as changing their pet's diet and using vitamins, herbs, and other natural cures can help prevent or heal ailments ranging from excessive scratching to depression to a host of serious diseases. The Veterinaria... View more info