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For Independence Day and the Summer Holiday, Take Along Some Great Reading on Health, Medicine and Science

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 09.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

As you declare your independence this week and we splash the skies with patriotic fireworks and stirring music, don't forget to stash some great summer reads in your tote for that annual retreat to the mountains or shore.

My Top 7 Great Reads This Year

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

Because I am an avid reader, I often get the question, "so what's a great book on the shelves right now?" Here are some of my most recent treasures, in no particular order.

What I am Reading This Summer and Why

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Novels, mysteries, thrillers, philosophy, and one big book of travel essays are on my summer reading list. How did I choose the books?

Getting to Know You

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

Like many experienced speakers, Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone opened with a joke but from then on his presentation was anything but predictable.

Book Clubs For Doctors Help To Humanize Medicine

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Doctors, nurses and other health care workers are tapping into their inner Tolstoys to better connect with patients. With incre...