Collection Development: Prostate Health & Wellness

Some 240,000 patients are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States each year, yet, there are very few evidenced-based titles on prostate health published annually. Here are 27 resources to help.

Whats Up Doc?

Intriguing stories of one man’s life as an anesthesiologist and fascinating historical information on Parkinson’s disease and the man behind it all; readers who are in the medical field, along with casual readers, will find either book a worthwhile read

LJ Nonfiction Reviews: November 1, 2015

From Baby Care Basics to Planet Middle School, Parenting Is Easy. Ancient Rome, two for Alzheimer’s caregivers, plus public library archives, a guide to online searching, books for Black History Month

A Quest for Sustainable Meat, History of Alzheimer’s, Race & Medicine, Cardio Reads | Science & Technology Reviews, July 2015

Estabrook’s engaging investigation of how pigs are raised commercially for food; Ingram’s “biography” of Alzheimer’s disease; a must-read from Tweedy for anyone interested in improving medical care

Women Farmers, Wonders of Evolution, Mass Surveillance, Cancer Survival Strategies | Science & Technology Reviews, June 15, 2015

A comprehensive volume on farming for women, Schneier’s readable yet chilling book about the dangers of the ubiquitous mass surveillance, an inspiring compilation for anyone struggling with cancer, a heart-lifting self-help story

National Geographic’s Jackson on Glaciers, Evolutionary Biologist Lane on the Properties of Life, Modern Jewish Cooking | Science & Technology Reviews, June 1, 2015

Jackson offers parallel glimpses of optimism, both for herself and for the future of the planet; Lane outlines what he hopes are the “beginnings of a more predictive biology”; Koenig writes “for the next generation of Jewish cooks.”

Chef Cora’s Memoir, Remarkable Birds, John Paul Stapp Bio, Plus Breast Cancer Advice | Science and Technology Reviews, May 15, 2015

Cora candidly describes her struggles, achieving a balance Cooking as fast as I Can; Couzens’s lively text of predominantly dramatic species; a groundbreaking biography of one of aeromedical sciences’ more legendary figures

Taylor Wilson Bio, Medical Treatment Options, Privacy Policies, & More | Science & Technology Reviews, May 1, 2015

Wilson is regarded as an up-and-coming Steve Jobs or Bill Gates for the energy industry; Kaufman demonstrates the effects of Medicare policy on treatment benefits; experts wrestle with the changing concept of privacy

Environmentalist Goulson, a “No-Sweat” Weight Loss Guide, Food Allergies, Tech Giant Elon Musk, & More | Science & Technology Reviews, April 15, 2015

Goulson woos readers with a personable tale, Segar’s motivational manual to self-care and sustainable change, Vance chronicles Elon Musk’s huge impact on multiple companies, an excellent resource on the history of health research.

Atlas of Knowledge, All Things Nutrition, Dictionary of Dreams, Secrets of the Universe | Reference Reviews, April 1, 2015

An approachable and valuable resource for nutrition students, health care professionals, and laypeople; Roth addresses issues facing global citizens with wit and insight; beautifully depicted signs, symbols, and objects that make sense of our world.