Healthy Summer Reading

summer reading books

Recent and soon-to-be-released titles from Emory Health authors

All in the Timing by Charles Hatcher Jr.
This biography recounts the journey of a small-town boy from rural Attalpulgus, Ga., to the top ranks of the medical ladder, with an insider’s stories on leading Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center.

Before You Take that Pill by Douglas Bremner
The Emory psychiatrist provides an inside look at the pharmaceutical industry and offers a safety assessment of more than 300 commonly prescribed medications, vitamins, and supplements.

Beyond the White House by Jimmy Carter
The President’s years after the White House have been among the most productive of U.S. Presidents, a time in which the Nobel Laureate and Emory distinguished professor has waged peace, fought disease, and built hope through the Carter Center of Emory University.

Cheating Death by Sanjay Gupta
The Emory neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent known as America’s Doctor explores the medical miracles that are saving lives against all odds.

The Dalai Lama’s Little Book of Inner Peace by the Dalai Lama
The Emory distinguished professor packages his essential life lessons and teachings under one cover.

A Doctor in Little Lhasa by Timothy Holtz
The Emory infectious disease professor spent a year providing medical care to Tibetan refugees in Dharamsala. His account is required reading for those searching for a connection between medical training and social justice.

Health Information for International Travel 2011
Editors Phyllis Kozarsky, Alan Magill, David Shlim, and Gary Brunette
Learn from the director of Emory’s TravelWell Clinic what to expect before you go abroad and what to take before you pack.

House on Fire by William Foege
The Emory distinguished professor and born storyteller recounts the adventures and stories of what it was like to work on the ground in some of the world’s most impoverished countries to eradicate smallpox.

Leaves Falling Gently by Susan Bauer-Wu
An Emory nursing professor ponders how to live fully with serious illness through mindfulness, compassion, and connectedness.

The Real Truth About Aging by Neil Shulman, Michael Silverman, and Adam Golden
Learn which vitamins may make a difference in your health, safe new approaches to getting a good night’s sleep, and health tips that can save you money in this guide from Emory doctor Neil Shulman and colleagues. See also his Your Body’s Red Light Warning Signals, with co-authors Jack Birge and Joon Ahn, a new edition of an essential reference that puts an ER doctor in your home.

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