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Deadly Outbreaks: How Medical Detectives Save Lives Threatened by Killer Pa…


“Portrays epidemiologists as disease detectives who tirelessly hunt for clues and excel at deductive reasoning. Even Sherlock Holmes would be proud of this astute group of professionals.”—Booklist

Despite advances in health care, infectious microbes continue to be a formidable adversary to scientists and doctors. Vaccines and antibiotics, the mainstays of modern medicine, have not been able to conquer infectious microbes because of their amazing ability to adapt, evolve, and spread to new…

Deadly Outbreaks

ISBN 10 : 9781510705265
ISBN 13 : 1510705260

“Portrays epidemiologists as disease detectives who tirelessly hunt for clues and excel at deductive reasoning. Even Sherlock Holmes would be proud of this astute group of profes..


Deadly Outbreaks

ISBN 10 : 9781510705265
ISBN 13 : 1510705260

“Portrays epidemiologists as disease detectives who tirelessly hunt for clues and excel at deductive reasoning. Even Sherlock Holmes would be proud of this astute group of profes..


Sick Societies

ISBN 10 : 9780191621055
ISBN 13 : 0191621056

Chronic diseases-heart disease, diabetes, lung disease, and common cancers-claim more than one out of every two lives worldwide. Within the next few decades their toll will rise, m..


Quarantined

ISBN 10 : 9781934861943
ISBN 13 : 1934861944

The citizens of San Antonio, Texas are threatened with extermination by a terrifying outbreak of the flu. Quarantined by the military to contain the virus, the city is in a despera..


Talking About Health

ISBN 10 : 9781444310825
ISBN 13 : 1444310828

Written by an award-winning researcher and professor whose work straddles the fields of communication and healthcare, Talking About Health explores the importance of health communi..


Deadly Choices

ISBN 10 : 9780465023561
ISBN 13 : 0465023568

There's a silent, dangerous war going on out there. On one side are parents, bombarded with stories about the dangers of vaccines, now wary of immunizing their sons and daughters. ..


The Willpower Instinct

ISBN 10 : 9781101553732
ISBN 13 : 1101553731

Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of..


Pandemic

ISBN 10 : 9780374708740
ISBN 13 : 0374708746

Scientists agree that a pathogen is likely to cause a global pandemic in the near future. But which one? And how? Over the past fifty years, more than three hundred infectious dise..


Understanding Viruses

ISBN 10 : 9781284025927
ISBN 13 : 1284025926

The Third Edition of best-selling Understanding Viruses provides a strong, comprehensive introduction to human viral diseases. It provides a balanced approach to virology, combinin..


Inside The Outbreaks

ISBN 10 : 9780547487236
ISBN 13 : 0547487231

The “fascinating” story of the CDC’s intrepid investigators, who travel the world to protect us from deadly pathogens (Chicago Tribune). Since its founding in 1951, the Epide..


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