December 24, 2008
News & Opinion: WSJ to the Rescue
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:
Also recommended 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
You can find the original article here.
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