Books tagged: Coping With Illness & Specific Conditions

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Heal

By Arlene Weintraub

 

“Honest reporting . . . [A] useful and credible book. ” — Bloomberg Businessweek

“This book is science, emotion, and love of dogs all mixed together. ” — Chicago Tribune

How man’s best friend could help cure man’s greatest scourge

Drawn from extensive research, ... Read more

Loving Large

By Patti M. Hall

If not me, then who will save my child? A mother must confront the unthinkable when her son is diagnosed with a rare medical condition.

Patti M. Hall’s life is pitched into an abyss of uncertainty when a golf ball–sized tumour is discovered in her teenage son’s head and ... Read more

Malignant Metaphor

By Alanna Mitchell

 

An unprecedented take on cancer and recovery

Winner of the Lane Anderson Award for Science Writing

“Mitchell does a convincing job sorting fact from fiction, diffusing fear, and challenging the manipulative language of fundraisers who aim for pocketbooks rather than intellectual ... Read more

Riptide

By Barbara Hale-Seubert

A young girl's fatal, decade-long struggle with anorexia and bulimia is chronicled from her mother's perspective in this heartbreaking memoir. Barbara Hale-Seubert tried to cope with grief, fear, and powerlessness as her daughter suffered through these diseases, and she kept ... Read more

Seizure the Day

By Brian Orend

Everyone can live a happier life, especially those with chronic illnesses. Brian Orend's smart and accessible guide for people with illness, injury, or other challenges provides both a satisfying look into happiness as well as practical steps for living a measurably happier ... Read more

Soar, Adam, Soar

By Rick Prashaw

“Coming out. Coming in. Coming home. ”

Adam Prashaw’s life was full of surprises from the moment he was born. Assigned female at birth, and with parents who had been expecting a boy, he spent years living as “Rebecca Danielle Adam Prashaw” before coming to terms with ... Read more

Tangles

By Sarah Leavitt

Finalist for the Writers' Trust Award for Non-Fiction

What do you do when your outspoken, passionate, and quick-witted mother starts fading into a forgetful, fearful woman? In this powerful graphic memoir, Sarah Leavitt reveals how Alzheimer's disease transformed her mother Midge?and ... Read more

The Dialysis Project

By Leah Lewis

The Dialysis Project is the first-person story of agency and resilience.

The Dialysis Project is a one-woman play about the experience of a home dialysis patient administering her own medical treatments every other day. The play explores what it’s like to live with a lifelong ... Read more