A reassuring guide for parents learning how to handle their child's condition. Written in everyday language, this book explains how Perthes is diagnosed, how it progresses through stages, and how the age of the child at onset affects the course of the disease.
Ryan White contracted AIDS from contaminated blood factor used to control his hemophilia. After seeing all the horrible things happening to him and being said about him on the news, I decided to try to help him. As a songwriter, I used the tools of my trade and wrote a song for Ryan to help with his out-of-control medical expenses. But, a very unexpected friendship happened. This is that story.
"A captivating look at four women who took tremendous risks to contribute to the war effort during the American Civil War. Thoroughly researched and artfully written, Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy presents a unique perspective on the the Civil War, carefully balancing stories from both the North and South and providing insights into the lives of American women during one of the most difficult chapters of our nation's history." - Schlow Library Staff
From the best freestyle surfer in the world, an inspiring and moving memoir about his ascendance to the top of the surfing world while struggling for most of his young life with undiagnosed Aspergerâ€™s syndrome.
In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending.
â€śThe amazing story of the time the world lost its mind over little beanbag critters named Punchers, Humphrey, and Wingless Quackers. Zac Bissonnette takes us on a journey into the secretive world of the man behind the mania, Ty Warner.â€ť â€”BILL DEDMAN
In The Unfinished Tower of Babel Dr. Bonn takes an in-depth look at a profound myth that has played out in the reality of our history and in our world today.
Ever since Darwin, the existence of humans has been attributed to our intelligence and adaptability. Renowned primatologist Richard Wrangham presents a startling alternative: our evolutionary success is the result of cooking.