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Published June, 2022
By Carl D. Marci, MD
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Social media and the always-connected digital life really are undermining our relationships. Carl Marci shows that our phone and Facebook habits aren't just distractions; they're altering our brains, harming our ability to communicate intimately. Fortunately, there are ways out. More than a critic, Marci offers solutions for tech-life balance.

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Published June, 2022
By Hippocrates and Paul Potter
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Volume I of the Loeb Hippocrates presents an exemplary selection of works by or attributed to the "Father of Medicine" that illustrate his fundamental contributions to the theory, philosophy, and practice of medicine. Included are Ancient Medicine; Airs, Waters, Places; Epidemics 1 and 3; Precepts; Nutriment; and the famous Hippocratic Oath.

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Published December, 2021
By Jeffrey Y. Tsao and Venkatesh Narayanamurti
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Scientific progress doesn't always precede engineering advances; it often follows. Answering questions isn't always the goal; finding questions often is. Sometimes we seek to strengthen conventional wisdom; sometimes to surprise it. What if we could rethink nurturing research, through policy and management, to harmonize with the nature of research?

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Published October, 2021
By Lawrence O. Gostin
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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In an age of pandemics, no country can achieve public health on its own. Health security expert Lawrence O. Gostin examines the key cross-border threats to our well-being, from infectious diseases to bioterrorism, and proposes pragmatic solutions: targeted research, robust international institutions, and tools for effective global action.

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Published October, 2021
By Pardis Sabeti and Lara Salahi
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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An award-winning genetic researcher and a tenacious journalist examine each phase of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the largest and deadliest of its kind. Their postmortem identifies factors that kept key information from reaching doctors, complicated the government's response to the crisis, and left responders unprepared for the next outbreak.

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Published April, 2021
By Gabriel Winant
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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The American working class didn't disappear with the manufacturing economy. It transformed. Instead of unionized blue-collar men, today's working class is dominated by underpaid women in service jobs-especially health care. With recognition of this shift, Gabriel Winant argues, may come political clout.

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Published December, 2020
By Ian Johnston and Galen
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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In On Temperaments, Galen of Pergamum sets out his concept of the combination of the four elemental qualities (hot, cold, wet, and dry), which is fundamental to his account of the structure and function of human, animal, and plant bodies. Two related works explore disturbances in this combination and their consequences.

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Published October, 2020
By O. Carter Snead
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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American law assumes that individuals are autonomous, defined by their capacity to choose, and not obligated to each other. But our bodies make us vulnerable and dependent, and the law leaves the weakest on their own. O. Carter Snead argues for a paradigm that recognizes embodiment, enabling law and policy to provide for the care that people need.

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Published July, 2020
By A. S. Barwich
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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For decades neuroscientists understood sensory perception as a matter of external stimuli "sparking" regions of the brain. But this view has a key flaw: odors don't line up consistently with the neural map. A. S. Barwich explores the new science of smell and urges us to rethink theories of mind and brain inspired by the mapping model.

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Published May, 2020
By James Danckert and John D. Eastwood
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Usually when we're bored, we try to distract ourselves. But soon enough, boredom returns. James Danckert and John Eastwood argue that we can learn to handle boredom more effectively by recognizing what research shows: boredom indicates unmet psychological needs. Boredom, therefore, can motivate us to change what isn't working in our lives.

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