Automotive Deals HPCC Shop Women's Clothing Learn more nav_sap_plcc_ascpsc $5 Albums Fire TV Stick Happy Belly Coffee Handmade school supplies Shop-by-Room Amazon Cash Back Offer showtimemulti showtimemulti showtimemulti  Amazon Echo  Echo Dot  Amazon Tap  Echo Dot  Amazon Tap  Amazon Echo Starting at $49.99 All-New Kindle Oasis AutoRip in CDs & Vinyl Water Sports

Health and Medicine

Angie B. "Angie B."
The list author says: "Want to inspire a young person to pursue a career in medicine? Want to encourage a pre-med student in college? Maybe you just need some good reading material for your doctor's office for patients and their famillies. Maybe you just want help learning more about your own family's medical issues. These books vary in their target audiences from pre-school children to physicians in practice. May you be blessed by this information."
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
"The woman behind the HeLa cells.  Utterly amazing true story!"
Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin
"Meet the amazing woman who despite autism became a college professor.  Autism was both her disability and her gift!  She's different, but not less."
Out of My Mind
Out of My Mind
"Wow! Find out what it's like to be a middle school kid with cerebral palsy."
The Human Body Book (Book & DVD)
The Human Body Book (Book & DVD)
"Read the reviews on this one.  The freshman college student I gave this one did not want to put it down.  The pictures are captivating.  May be just the thing to spark a desire to learn more."
Partners of the Heart: Vivien Thomas and His Work with Alfred Blalock: An Autobiography
Partners of the Heart: Vivien Thomas and His Work with Alfred Blalock: An Autobiography
"Biography of the hardworking lab assistant who could not afford to attend college, but became so exquisitely skilled medically, that he ended up teaching surgery residents at Johns Hopkins.  Hopkins gave Thomas an honorary M.D. degree."
Fever 1793
Fever 1793
"Yellow fever plague raged for 3 months in Philadelphia, PA and killed 5,000 people."
NOVA: Percy Julian - Forgotten Genius
NOVA: Percy Julian - Forgotten Genius
"Negro chemist discovers method of producing synthetic cortisone which helps millions of people with arthritis."
The Ditchdigger's Daughters
The Ditchdigger's Daughters
"A poor father dreamed of seeing all six of his daughters become doctors; his wisdom & guidance gave his girls the strength to keep striving; each daughter transcended race, color, & gender to fulfill the promise of the American Dream.  A must read for high school and college students interested in a career in medicine."
Song of Haiti
Song of Haiti
"Larimer Mellon leaves a life of luxury to become a medical student.  On a personal mission to help the poorest people he can find, Dr. Mellon and his wife Gwen Grant Mellon build and run a hospital in rural Haiti with amazing results."
The Big Picture
The Big Picture
"Biography of the neurosurgeon who separates Siamese twins."
Mommy Laid An Egg: Or, Where Do Babies Come From?
Mommy Laid An Egg: Or, Where Do Babies Come From?
"Read the reviews because some parents are deeply offended by this book.  For other parents, it's just the right mix of light-heartedness and age-appropriate language to begin the discussion of reproduction in the marital context with your kids."
Running Out of Time
Running Out of Time
"A fictional diptheria suspense story, but compare it to the horrific true story of the infamous Tuskegee syphilis project."
Yikes-Lice!
Yikes-Lice!
"Open, honest, and funny!"
Sneeze!
Sneeze!
"Microscopic photos of things that can make you sneeze.  Neuroscience."
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio (Anniversary Edition)
Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio (Anniversary Edition)
"Polio survivor describes her battle with the disease."
Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn (Let's Read-And-Find-Out Science)
Why I Sneeze, Shiver, Hiccup, and Yawn (Let's Read-And-Find-Out Science)
"Reflexes."
Zooallergy : A Fun Story About Allergy and Asthma Triggers
Zooallergy : A Fun Story About Allergy and Asthma Triggers
"Helpful to allergy sufferers."
All the Colors We Are: Todos los colores de nuestra piel/The Story of How We Get Our Skin Color (Spanish Edition)
All the Colors We Are: Todos los colores de nuestra piel/The Story of How We Get Our Skin Color (Spanish Edition)
"Genetics."
The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague In History
The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague In History
"Describes the history of American medicine."
Virginia Apgar: Innovative Female Physician and Inventor of the Apgar Score (Women Hall of Famers in Mathematics and Science)
Virginia Apgar: Innovative Female Physician and Inventor of the Apgar Score (Women Hall of Famers in Mathematics and Science)
"The importance of observing your patients."
You Wouldn't Want to Be Sick in the 16th Century!: Diseases You'd Rather Not Catch (You Wouldn't Want to...)
You Wouldn't Want to Be Sick in the 16th Century!: Diseases You'd Rather Not Catch (You Wouldn't Want to...)
"The state of medicine in the 1500's."
Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man
Lou Gehrig: The Luckiest Man
"The story of one of baseball's greatest players who ultimately suffered and died from 'Lou Gehrig's Disease'."
Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children
Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children
"Genetics.  Shows the variety in skin color, eye color, and hair texture in African-American children."
Jonas Salk: Conquering Polio (Lerner Biographies)
Jonas Salk: Conquering Polio (Lerner Biographies)
"A good start in the controversy about who discovered the cure for polio."
Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story
Orphan Train Rider: One Boy's True Story
"Basic health begins with meeting the needs of food and shelter.  This book discusses the placement of over 200,000 orphaned or abandoned children in homes throughout the Midwest from 1854 to 1929 by recounting the story of one boy and his brothers."
Adventures of the elements: Rings of enlightenment
Adventures of the elements: Rings of enlightenment
"The chemical elements as super heroes."
Puzzles
Puzzles
"Nine-year-old Cassie tries to complete a school project while coping with the pain and fatigue of sickle cell anemia."
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins (Caldecott Honor Book)
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins (Caldecott Honor Book)
"Perseverance, and scientific breakthroughs."
Mother Teresa: Sister to the Poor (Women of Our Time)
Mother Teresa: Sister to the Poor (Women of Our Time)
"Serving the neediest."
The Quiltmaker's Gift
The Quiltmaker's Gift
"Healing for the soul through generosity."
Sisters of Selma
Sisters of Selma
"Healing for our nation by standing up for what is right."
Facing the Giants
Facing the Giants
"Couple has tried for 4 years to have a baby.  Highlights the limits of man's medical abilities -- ultimately, medical miracles are in the hands of our creator."
African American Healers
African American Healers
"The title says it all."
The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream
The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream
"Three Black men from Jersey promise to become doctors and do just that!"