Best Sellers: Medicine, June 6, 2013

July 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic
    Quammen, David
    W.W. Norton
    2012. ISBN 9780393066807. $28.95
  2. Hallucinations
    Sacks, Oliver W.
    Alfred A. Knopf
    2012. ISBN 9780307957245. $26.95
  3. Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
    Moss, Michael
    Random House
    2013. ISBN 9781400069804. $28
  4. Contagion: How Commerce Has Spread Disease
    Harrison, Mark
    Yale University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780300123579. $38
  5. Health Care for Some: Rights and Rationing in the United States Since 1930
    Hoffman, Beatrix
    University of Chicago Press
    2012. ISBN 9780226348032. $30
  6. Environmental Health Ethics
    Resnik, David B.
    Cambridge University Press
    2012. ISBN 9781107023956. $99
  7. What’s Wrong with Fat?
    Saguy, Abigail C.
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199857081. $29.95
  8. Killer Fat: Media, Medicine, and Morals in the American “Obesity Epidemic”
    Boero, Natalie
    Rutgers University
    2012. ISBN 9780813553719. $32.95
  9. The Science of Human Perfection: How Genes Became the Heart of American Medicine
    Comfort, Nathaniel
    Yale University Press
    2012. ISBN 9780300169911. $35
  10. Rabid: A Cultural History of the World’s Most Diabolical Virus
    Wasik, Bill
    2012. ISBN 9780670023738. $25.95
  11. Health Care Reform and Disparities: History, Hype, and Hope
    Miles, Toni P.
    2012. ISBN 9780313397684. $48
  12. Lotions, Potions, Pills, and Magic: Health Care in Early America
    Breslaw, Elaine G.
    New York University
    2012. ISBN 9780814787175. $35
  13. A History of Organ Transplantation: Ancient Legends to Modern Practice
    Hamilton, David
    University of Pittsburgh Press
    2012. ISBN 9780822944133. $65
  14. How Everyone Became Depressed: The Rise and Fall of the Nervous Breakdown
    Shorter, Edward
    Oxford University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780199948086. $29.95
  15. Doctoring Freedom: The Politics of African American Medical Care in Slavery and Emancipation
    Long, Gretchen
    University of North Carolina Press
    2012. ISBN 9780807835838. $37.50
  16. Race in a Bottle: The Story of BiDil and Racialized Medicine in a Post-Genomic Age
    Kahn, Jonathan
    Columbia University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780231162982. $35
  17. The Fragile Wisdom: An Evolutionary View on Women’s Biology and Health
    Jasienska, Grazyna
    Harvard University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780674047129. $35
  18. Sex, Sickness, and Slavery: Illness in the Antebellum South
    Weiner, Marli F.
    University of Illinois Press
    2012. ISBN 9780252036996. $60
  19. Vaccine: The Debate in Modern America
    Largent, Mark A.
    Johns Hopkins University
    2012. ISBN 9781421406077. $34.95
  20. The Vulnerable Empowered Woman: Feminism, Postfeminism, and Women’s Health
    Dubriwny, Tasha N.
    Rutgers University
    2013. ISBN 9780813554013. $72
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