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Published February, 2017
By Sarah Chaney
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Published October, 2014
By Matthew Smith
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Published October, 2012
By George Dehner
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Influenza pandemics are not a new phenomenon; humans have a long history with the influenza virus. This book traces the origins of the disease and outlines the social and cultural changes that have enabled it to become an endemic threat to human health.

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Published August, 2012
By Matthew Smith
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Matthew Smith demonstrates how knowledge about the history of ADHD can lead to better choices about its diagnosis and treatment. A revealing and accessible study of this controversial subject, Hyperactive is an essential book for psychologists, teachers, policymakers and parents.

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Published August, 2012
By Rik Smits
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Left-handedness seems to be no big deal. Many of us are left-handed and those of us who aren't don't tend to give left-handedness much thought. In this title, the author explains why left-handedness continues to be associated with maladies of various kinds, including mental retardation, insomnia, suicidal urges, criminality and shorter life spans.

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Published June, 2012
By Richard A. Jones
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In Mosquito, Richard Jones recounts the history of mosquitoes' relationship with mankind. Drawing on scientific fact, historical evidence, and literary evocation, this book provides a colourful portrait of this tiny insect and the notorious diseases it carries.

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Published August, 2011
By Nancy Leys Stepan
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'Eradication' is a history of the attempts to rid the world of diseases such as yellow fever, malaria, smallpox, and polio. Nancy Leys Stepan covers all the major eradication campaigns, from the early twentieth century to the present day.

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Published April, 2011
By Vivienne Lo
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Underlying many Chinese therapeutic traditions, from sexual techniques and breath meditations, to massage or curative gymnastics, is a shared culture of Yangsheng - 'Nourishing Life'. This book approaches the history of nutrition in China as an extension of the culture of 'Nourishing Life', which is reflected in many aspects of Chinese society.

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Published June, 2010
By Elizabeth Hallam
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Elizabeth Hallam investigates the anatomy museum and how it reveals the fascination and fears that surround the dead body in Western societies. It also examines such topics as artistic works that employ images of dead bodies, and the debate over the disposal of corpses.

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Published February, 2010
By Eluned Summers-Bremner
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Shows that the roots and effects of insomnia are complex, and reveals how humans have employed art, science and witchcraft to understand and treat the affliction. This exploration of sleeplessness begins with the literature of ancient times, and finds its sufferers in prominent texts such as the "Iliad", the "Odyssey", and the Bible.

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