The Inheritance

Author: Niki Kapsambelis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451697333
Size: 58.58 MB
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Drawing from several years of in-depth research with this charming and upbeat family, journalist Niki Kapsambelis tells the story of Alzheimer’s through the humanizing lens of these ordinary people made extraordinary by both their ...

The Inheritance

Author: Niki Kapsambelis
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451697228
Size: 76.41 MB
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"The DeMoe family has the most devastating form of [Alzheimer's] that there is: early onset Alzheimer's, an inherited genetic mutation that causes the disease in 100 percent of cases, and has a 50 percent chance of being passed onto the ...

The Inheritance

Author: Niki Kapsambelis
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781451697322
Size: 67.62 MB
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This gripping story of the doctors at the forefront of Alzheimer’s research and the courageous North Dakota family whose rare genetic code is helping to understand our most feared diseases is “excellent, accessible.

Mercies In Disguise

Author: Gina Kolata
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250123992
Size: 11.65 MB
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In Mercies in Disguise, acclaimed New York Times science reporter and bestselling author Gina Kolata tells the story of the Baxleys, an almost archetypal family in a small town in South Carolina.

The Family Gene

Author: Joselin Linder
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062378929
Size: 33.39 MB
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Here, Joselin tells the story of their gene: the lives it claimed and the future of genomic medicine with the potential to save those that remain.

Before I Forget

Author: B. Smith
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0553447130
Size: 77.35 MB
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I’ll say to myself, What are we going to do? How long are we staying? It’s like I’m talking to my other self—the self I used to be. She tells me, This is what we need to buy—not that.

The Match

Author: Beth Whitehouse
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807072869
Size: 60.90 MB
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Chronicles a family's quest to cure their daughter's Diamond Blackfan anemia by creating a genetically matched sibling through preimplantation genetic diagnosis and in vitro fertilization.

Boost Your Breast Milk

Author: Alicia C. Simpson
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1615193472
Size: 67.18 MB
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In Boost Your Breast Milk, you’ll find the most up-to-date practices that support a healthy milk supply for baby and a healthy mom.

Believe Me

Author: Yolanda Hadid
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250121663
Size: 48.90 MB
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Believe Me is an inspiring lesson in the importance of having courage and hope, even in those moments when you think you can’t go on.

Into The Gray Zone

Author: Adrian Owen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501135228
Size: 41.97 MB
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What, truly, defines a satisfying life? This book is about the difference between a brain and a mind, a body and a person. It is about what these fascinating borderlands between life and death have taught us about being human.