Health-Related Books:  

OneWorld Recommends Reading the following Health-Related books:

 

Anticancer – A New Way of Life – by David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D. (A Must Read)
Dr. Sevran-Schreiber is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and the co-founder of the Center for Integrative Medicine.


"Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis," by Tom Daschle. Provides insights into how President-elect Obama's newly named secretary of health and human services plans to approach his job.

 

Younger Next Year for WomenLive Strong, Fit, and Sexy Until You’re 80 and Beyond by Cris Crowley & Henry S. Lodge, M.D.

 

The Healing of America:   A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care,
by T.R. Reid   (T. R. Reid is a Washington Post Reporter who is really informed about Health Care)

 

When the Body Says No: Understanding the Stress-Disease Connection by Gabor Maté


Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Maté M.D.

 

Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates And What You Can Do About It - Gabor Maté

 

"My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey" by Jill Bolte Taylor.
Dr. Taylor,  a neuroanatomist at the Harvard-run Brain Tissue Resource Center, suffered a massive stroke one morning when a blood vessel burst in the left side of her brain.  Read & learn what is possible in our lives.

 

"Hippocrates' Shadow: Secrets From the House of Medicine" by David H. Newman.
Discusses many of the unnecessary and inefficient practices in modern health care, and suggests some proposals for eliminating them.

 

“Overtreated" - Why Too Much Medicine Is Making Us Sicker and Poorer by Shannon Brownlee
(This book exposes the many dirty secrets of the US health care system)

 

“Our Daily Meds" - by Melody Petersen (Learn how some studies are skewed)

 

"The Way We Work" by David Macaulay
According to the WSJ “It's a great reference book for anyone who wants a layman's explanation of DNA, blood cells or the digestive system, and is a handy educational tool for kids who are curious about anatomy.

 

"A Life Worth Living: A Doctor's Reflections on Illness in a High-Tech Era" by Robert Martensen.

Help in facing difficult decisions that come with serious illness, such as whether to continue life-prolonging treatment when there is no hope of cure.


“Live a Little! Breaking the Rules Won’t Break Your Health” by Dr. Susan Love.
She makes the case that perfect health is a myth and that most of us are living far more healthful lives than we realize.


“Gifted Hands” - Ben Carson’s StoryDr. Ben Carson & Cecil Murphy (Miracles Do Happen)


"100 Questions & Answers About Menopause" by Ivy Alexander, PhD & Karla Knight, RN