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Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart, and Mind
To get a true handle on touch, we must look to the brain. Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart, and Mind David J. Linden, Ph.D. Viking (2015)
Hysterectomy: Exploring Your Options
In a typical year, more than half a million women undergo hysterectomies in the United States. In some of those cases, the procedure is lifesaving; in others, it gives relief from years of pain and bleeding; in still others, the surgery isn’t really warranted at all.Read More
Edward E. Wallach, M.D.; Esther Eisenberg, M.D.; Isabel Green, M.D.; Stacey A. Scheib, M.D.
JHU Press (2015)
Mama Maggie: The Untold Story of One Woman’s Mission to Love the Forgotten Children of Egypt’s Garbage Slums
Martin “Marty” Makary’s 2012 book, Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won’t Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care, was a passionate, blistering account of patient safety failures in U.S. hospitals. But now Makary—a professor of surgery who directs the Johns Hopkins Multidisciplinary Pancreas Clinic—has produced a book with an entirely different setting and tone.Read More
Martin Makary, M.D., M.P.H., Ellen Vaughn
Thomas Nelson (2015)