Renowned primatologist Robert Sapolsky offers a completely revised and updated edition of his most popular work, with nearly 90,000 copies in print
Now in a third edition, Robert M. Sapolsky’s acclaimed and successful Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers features new chapters on how stress affects sleep and addiction, as well as new insights into anxiety and personality disorder and the impact of spirituality on managing stress. As Sapolsky explains, most of us do not lie awake at night worrying about whether we have leprosy or malaria. Instead, the diseases we fear-and the ones that plague us now-are illnesses brought on by the slow accumulation of damage, such as heart disease and cancer. When we worry or experience stress, our body turns on the same physiological responses that an animal’s does, but we do not resolve conflict in the same way-through fighting or fleeing. Over time, this activation of a stress response makes us literally sick. Combining cutting-edge research with a healthy dose of good humor and practical advice, Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers explains how prolonged stress causes or intensifies a range of physical and mental afflictions, including depression, ulcers, colitis, heart disease, and more. It also provides essential guidance to controlling our stress responses. This new edition promises to be the most comprehensive and engaging one yet.
This action-packed second book in international bestseller Harlan Coben’s Mickey Bolitar young adult series follows Mickey as he continues to hunt for clues about the Abeona Shelter and the mysterious death of his father—all while trying to navigate the challenges of a new high school.
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In the third novel from the bestselling female writer in Sweden—and for the first time in English—the mysterious drowning of a little girl threatens to tear apart the town of Fjallbacka.
The remote resort town of Fjallbacka has seen its share of tragedy, though perhaps none worse than that of the... View detail
This richly imagined novel, set in Hawai’i more than a century ago, is an extraordinary epic of a little-known time and place—and a deeply moving testament to the resiliency of the human spirit.
Rachel Kalama, a spirited seven-year-old Hawaiian girl, dreams of visiting far-off lands like... View detail
An invaluable reference for aviation managers, pilots, mechanics, aircraft owners, air traffic controllers, air safety investigators, or others involved in aviation as a profession or hobby, this guide provides readers with basic legal knowledge in relation to aviation. Using clear and accessible language... View detail
People in poverty face challenges virtually unknown to those in middle class or wealth–challenges from both obvious and hidden sources. The reality of being poor brings out a survival mentality, and turns attention away from opportunities taken for granted by everyone else.
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Attorneys sometimes make mistakes that cause the client to lose a case. When that happens, the client may consider suing the attorney for legal malpractice. Legal malpractice is wrongdoing by attorneys, and like medical ... Read more
New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer Weighs in on 13 Hospital Patients Possibly Exposed to Rare and Fatal Brain Disease
New York medical malpracticelawyer David Perecman discusses reasonable precautions and medical malpractice following reports of 13 hospital patients possibly exposed to degenerative Creutzfeldt-Jakob brain disease. Thirteen people in ...Newsday · 9/11/2013 Read more
Malpractice lawyers say new state law violates patient privacy
Anyone looking to sue a doctor for malpractice in Florida could lose their privacy rights under a state law that took effect last week, according to a series of lawsuits filed across the state. The lawsuits challenge a Florida law known as Ch. 2013 ... Read more
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: ROLE OF LAWYERS
DETROIT, Feb. 20— When the American Medical Association charged last week that the United States faced a medical malpractice problem of ''crisis proportions'' and pointed an accusing finger at the bar for creating it, the nation's lawyers were ...New York Times ·& ... Read more
Restrictions sought for malpractice attorneys
PHOENIX - A state legislator wants to impose new requirements on judges and attorneys in his bid to cut down on medical malpractice lawsuits. The proposal by Rep. Bob Thorpe, R-Flagstaff, would bar lawyers from filing a medical ... Read more