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Bookstore: Books by AHCJ Members

If you have a book that we should consider adding to the list, please send a note to pia@healthjournalism.org with the book title and, if possible, a link to a Web page about the book.

Just the Right Dose

Just the Right Dose: Your Smart Guide to Prescription Drugs & How to Take Them Safely

Marijke Vroomen Durning, R.N.

Positively Negative

Positively Negative: Love, Pregnancy, and Science's Surprising Victory Over HIV

Heather Boerner

 Do fathers matter?

Do Fathers Matter?
What Science Is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked

Paul Raeburn

Surgeon Generals Warning

Surgeon General's Warning: How Politics Crippled the Nation's Doctor

Mike Stobbe

How a blog held off the most powerful union in America

How a blog held off the most powerful union in America

Paul Levy


The Law of Healthcare Administration

The Law of Healthcare Administration, 7th Edition

J. Stuart Showalter, J.D.

Inside Obamacare

Inside Obamacare: The Fix For America's Ailing Health Care System

Bruce Japsen

The Science Writers’ Handbook

The Science Writers’ Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Pitch, Publish, and Prosper in the Digital Age

by Writers of SciLance; edited by Thomas Hayden & Michelle Nijhuis

Waking up Dying

Waking Up Dying: Caregiving When There Is No Tomorrow

Robert A. Duke

The Take-Charge Patient

The Take-Charge Patient:
How you can get the best medical care

Martine Ehrenclou

Unready - To Err is Human:
The Other Neglected Side of Hospital Safety and Security

Dr. Jim Blair

Inside Obamacare

Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology

David Shier, Jackie Butler and Ricki Lewis

Healthcare, Insurance, and You: The Savvy Consumer’s Guide

By Lisa Zamosky

Seeking Sickness: Medical Screening and the Misguided Hunt for Disease

Alan Cassels


Deadly Neglect:
Apathy & Denial vs. Act of God

Dr. Jim Blair

The Black Woman’s Guide to Black Men’s Health

The Black Woman's Guide to Black Men's Health

Andrea King Collier and Willarda V. Edwards, M.D.

Living Well With Hypothyroidism

Living Well with Hypothyroidism: What Your Doctor Doesn't Tell You... That You Need to Know (Revised Edition)

Mary J. Shomon

The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It

Ricki Lewis


Hospital: Man, Woman, Birth, Death, Infinity, Plus Red Tape, Bad Behavior, Money, God and Diversity on Steroids

Julie Salamon

Conducting Clinical Research: A Practical Guide for Physicians, Nurses, Study Coordinators, and Investigators

Judy Stone, M.D.

 Appetite for profit

Appetite for Profit

Michele Simon


Flat Belly Diet! for Men

Liz Vaccariello and D. Milton Stokes, M.P.H., R.D., C.D.N.

Superbug: The Fatal Menace of MRSA

Maryn McKenna

Boy who was raised as a dog

The Boy Who Was Raised As a Dog

Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., and Maia Szalavitz

Next-Generation Wellness at Work

Stephenie Overman

It's Not a Diet, It's Creative Eating!

It's Not a Diet, It's Creative Eating!

June M. Lay, M.S.

Healthy Skeptic

The Healthy Skeptic: Cutting Through the Hype About Your Health

Robert Davis


Nightshift NYC

Nightshift NYC

Russell Leigh Sharman and Cheryl Harris Sharman

Health Care Policy and Politics A to Z

Health Care Policy and Politics A to Z, 3rd Edition

Julie Rovner

Overtreated: Why too much medicine is making us sicker and poorer

Shannon Brownlee

 User's Guide to Natural Treatments for Lyme Disease

User's Guide to Natural Treatments for Lyme Disease

James Gormley and Caren Feingold Tishfield

Beating Back the Devil

Beating Back the Devil: On the Front Lines with the Disease Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence ServiceBeating Back the Devil

Maryn McKenna


Sick: The Untold Story of America's Health Care Crisis - and the People Who Pay the Price

Jonathan Cohn

Dying: A Book of Comfort

Pat McNees


The Medical Science of House, M.D.

Andrew Holtz

Get the Trans Fat Out

Suzanne Havala Hobbs

Sex and your heart health

Sex and Your Heart Health: A Cardiologist Tells All

Henry G. Stratmann; M.D.; F.A.C.C.; F.A.C.P. and Maryellen Stratmann; M.D.

Unbreak your health

UnBreak Your Health: The Complete Guide to Complementary & Alternative Therapies

Alan E. Smith

Blended Medicine

Michael Castleman


Health Writer's Handbook

Barbara Gastel, M.D.

New Rules: Regulation, Markets, and the Quality of American Health Care

New Rules: Regulation, Markets, and the Quality of American Health Care

Troyen A. Brennan and Donald M. Berwick, M.D.

The Buck Stops Nowhere

The Buck Stops Nowhere, 2nd Edition

Kathleen O'Connor

Complete health guide for senios

Consumer Reports Complete Guide to Health Services for Seniors

Trudy Lieberman

Demanding Medical Excellence

Demanding Medical Excellence

Michael L. Millenson

Disease in the Popular American Press.

Terra Ziporyn

Living with lupus

Living with Lupus

Sheldon Paul Blau and Dodi Schultz

Through the Patient's Eyes

Through the Patient's Eyes

Margaret Gerteis, Susan Edgman-Levitan, Jennifer Daley and Thomas L. Delbanco

Healing Moves

Carol Krucoff and Mitchell Krucoff

A Question of Intent

David A. Kessler

Best Friends Forever

Best Friends Forever: Surviving a Breakup with Your Best Friend

Irene S. Levine, Ph.D.

Weight Loss Confidential

Anne M. Fletcher

Peterson's Insider's Guide to Medical Schools 1999

Ivan Oransky, M.D.; Eric Poulsen, M.D.; Darshak M. Sanghavi, M.D.; and Jay K. Varma, M.D.

Reporting on Risks

Reporting on Risks

Jim Willis and Albert Adelowo Okunade

There's still a person in there

There's Still a Person in There

Michael Castleman, Matthew Naython and Dolores Gallagher-Thompson

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microb...

Jeffrey J. Byrd, Ph.D., and Tabitha M. Powledge


Sugar Shock!

Connie Bennett and Stephen Sinatra

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