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The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains
Lustig, Robert H
(Hardcover)

61% off list price of $27.00

The New York Times–bestselling author of Fat Chance reveals the corporate scheme to sell pleasure, driving the international epidemic of addiction, depression, and chronic disease.While researching the toxic and addictive properties of sugar for his New York Times bestseller Fat Chance, Robert Lu...


Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer
Ehrenreich, Barbara
(Paperback)

80% off list price of $16.99

A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, Natural Causes describes how we over-prepare and worry way too much about what is inevitable. One by one, Ehrenreich topples the shibboleths that guide our attempts to live a ...


American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts
McGreal, Chris
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $27.00

The opioid epidemic has been described as "one of the greatest mistakes of modern medicine." But calling it a mistake is a generous rewriting of the history of greed, corruption, and indifference that pushed the US into consuming more than 80 percent of the world's opioid painkillers.Journeying t...


Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer
Ehrenreich, Barbara
(Hardcover)

67% off list price of $27.00

A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, NATURAL CAUSES describes how we over-prepare and worry way too much about what is inevitable. One by one, Ehrenreich topples the shibboleths that guide our attempts to live a ...


Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer
Ehrenreich, Barbara
(Hardcover)

77% off list price of $27.00

A razor-sharp polemic which offers an entirely new understanding of our bodies, ourselves, and our place in the universe, NATURAL CAUSES describes how we over-prepare and worry way too much about what is inevitable. One by one, Ehrenreich topples the shibboleths that guide our attempts to live a ...


Lactivism: How Feminists and Fundamentalists, Hippies and Yuppies, and Physicians and Politicians Made Breastfeeding Big Business and Bad Policy
Jung, Courtney
(Hardcover)

81% off list price of $26.99

Social scientist and mother Courtney Jung explores the ever-expanding world of breastfeeding advocacy, shining a new light on the diverse communities who compose it, the dubious science behind it, and the pernicious public policies to which it has given rise.Is breast really best? Breastfeeding i...


The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers
Khan, Ali S.
(Hardcover)

85% off list price of $26.99

An inside account of the fight to contain the world's deadliest diseases—and the panic and corruption that make them worse.Throughout history, humankind's biggest killers have been infectious diseases: the Black Death, the Spanish Flu, and AIDS alone account for over one hundred million deaths. W...


American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis - and How to End It
Hampton, Ryan
(Hardcover)

91% off list price of $27.99

Nearly every American knows someone who has been affected by the opioid crisis. Addiction is a trans-partisan issue that impacts individuals from every walk of life. Millions of Americans, tired of watching their loved ones die while politicians ignore this issue. Where is the solution? Where is ...


The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change
Thurow, Roger
(Paperback)

67% off list price of $16.99

At 4:00 am, Leonida Wanyama lit a lantern in her house made of sticks and mud. She was up long before the sun to begin her farm work, as usual. But this would be no ordinary day, this second Friday of the new year. This was the day Leonida and a group of smallholder farmers in western Kenya would...


Brave New Weed: Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis
Dolce, Joe
(Paperback)

65% off list price of $15.99

The former editor-in-chief of Details and Star adventures into the fascinating "brave new world" of cannabis, tracing its history and possible future as he investigates the social, medical, legal, and cultural ramifications of this surprisingly versatile plant.


Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All
Hesterman, Oran B.
(Paperback)

75% off list price of $15.99

Our food system is broken, and it's endangering what's most precious to us: our environment, our health, our soil and water, and our future. In recent years, a host of books and films have compellingly documented the dangers. But advice on what to do about them largely begins and ends with the ad...


Epic Measures: One Doctor. Seven Billion Patients.
Smith, Jeremy N.
(Paperback)

91% off list price of $15.99

Moneyball meets medicine in this remarkable chronicle of one of the greatest scientific quests of our time - the groundbreaking program to answer the most essential question for humanity: how do we live and die? - and the visionary mastermind behind it.Medical doctor and economist Christopher Mur...


The Body Economic: Why Austerity Kills
Basu, Sanjay
(Hardcover)

91% off list price of $26.99

Politicians have talked endlessly about the seismic economic and social impacts of the recent financial crisis, but many continue to ignore its disastrous effects on human health and have even exacerbated them, by adopting harsh austerity measures and cutting key social programs at a time when co...


Brave New Weed: Adventures Into the Uncharted World of Cannabis
Dolce, Joe
(Hardcover)

93% off list price of $25.99

The former editor-in-chief of Details and Star adventures into the fascinating "brave new world" of cannabis, tracing its history and possible future as he investigates the social, medical, legal, and cultural ramifications of this surprisingly versatile plant.


Fully Connected: Surviving and Thriving in an Age of Overload
Hobsbawm, Julia
(Paperback)

81% off list price of $18.00

Twenty-five years after the arrival of the Internet, we are drowning in data and deadlines. Humans and machines are in fully connected overdrive - and starting to become entwined as never before. Truly, it is an Age of Overload. We can never have imagined that absorbing so much information while ...


The Wisdom Of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels, and the Business of AIDS
Pisani, Elizabeth
(Paperback)

66% off list price of $17.95

This controversial book addresses how sex and drugs have turned the global epidemic of HIV into a billion-dollar-a-year industry. Epidemiologist Elizabeth Pisani takes a no-holds-barred approach to finding out exactly why 40 million people are living with HIV and 28 million have already died of A...


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