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New Stuff Tuesday – December 20, 2016

The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee RB155.M85 2016 Browsing Books, 2nd floor Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies, has written a new book tracing the history of the scientific discovery of genes and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 12, 2016

Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine by Andrew Scull RC438 .S39483 2015 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Andrew Scull, a sociologist and historian of medicine, covers over 2,000 … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – December 23, 2014

Hyperactive: The Controversial History of ADHD by Matthew Smith RJ506.H9 S658 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd Floor This book investigates the history of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and the way that medical communities, parents, educators, and politicians have understood the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – March 19

It’s Enough to Make You Sick: The Failure of American Health Care and a Prescription for the Cure by Jeffrey Lobosky RA410.53 .L63 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor There has been plenty of attention giving to the country’s health care … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 9

Vaccine: The Debate in Modern America by Mark Largent RJ240 .L37 2012 New Arrivals, 2nd floor As I walked past Walgreens the other day, I was reminded to get my flu and shingles shots. [I didn’t take them up on … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – June 12

Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things by Randy Frost & Gail Steketee RC533 .F76 2010 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Back when I had cable, I was a big fan of the design shows. More specifically, I loved the … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – April 10

Ourselves Unborn: A History of the Fetus in Modern America by Sara Dubow RG600 .D83 2011 New Arrivals, 2nd floor With all the talk by legislatures at the federal and state levels about reproductive rights, coupled with my attendance at … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – September 20

The Risks of Prescription Drugs edited by Donald Light RA401 .A3 R57 2010 New Arrivals, 2nd floor You may have heard on the controversy at UW-Madison in the past year or so with regards to the doctors receiving ‘perks’ from … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – July 6

The Other Brain: From Dementia to Schizophrenia, How New Discoveries about the Brain Are Revolutionizing Medicine & Science by R. Douglas Fields QP376 .F46 2010 New Book Island, 2nd floor I know that sometimes when debating with people that pull … Continue reading

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Top Journals in Biology & Medicine

The Special Libraries Association‘s BioMedical & Life Sciences Division conducted a poll to identify the 100 most influential journals of biology & medicine over the last 100 years.” The poll was conducted by selection panels for three areas: clinical medicine … Continue reading

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