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December 24, 2008

News & Opinion: WSJ to the Rescue

By: 800-CEO-READ @ 10:05 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Laura Landro of the Wall Street Joural had a very interesting list published in today's paper. It is a look at some Health Books You'll Actually Want to Read. The five covered in depth are:
  • My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor, Viking
  • The Light Within: The Extraordinary Friendship of a Doctor and Patient Brought Together by Cancer by Lois M. Ramondetta and Deborah Rose Sills, William Morrow & Company
  • Hospital: Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God and Diversity on Steroids by Julie Salamon, Penguin Press
  • Against Medical Advice by James Patterson & Hal Friedman, Little Brown & Company
  • The Way We Work: Getting to Know the Amazing Human Body by David Macaulay, Houghton Mifflin Company
  • Also recommended are:
  • It's Good to Know a Miracle: Dani's Story: One Family's Struggle With Leukemia," by Jay and Sue Shotel, Gordian Knot Books
  • A Life Worth Living: A Doctor's Reflections on Illness in a High-Tech Era by Robert Martensen, Farrar Straus & Giroux
  • Hippocrates' Shadow: Secrets From the House of Medicine by David H. Newman, Scribner
  • You: Being Beautiful by Michael F. Roizen & Mehmet C. Oz, Free Press
  • Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis by Tom Daschle, Thomas Dunne Books
  • You can find the original article here.