Atlas of Cosmetic Surgery
edited by Michael S. Kaminer, M.D., assistant clinical professor of dermatology, Jeffrey S. Dover, M.D., associate clinical professor of dermatology, and Kenneth A. Arndt, M.D. ’61, HS ’62, clinical professor of dermatology
W.B. Saunders Co. (New York) 2002; 476 pages
Experts present hands-on guidance for performing a broad range of cosmetic surgical procedures, including face lifts, laser resurfacing, blepharoplasty for the eyelids, hair transplantation, hair removal, chemical peeling, laser treatment of brown and red lesions and liposuction. Clinical photographs, combined with two-color illustrations, demonstrate how to proceed and what outcomes to expect.
Eliminating Stress, Finding Inner Peace
by Brian L. Weiss, M.D. ’70
Hay House (Carlsbad, Calif.) 2003; 100 pages
Stress kills, there’s no doubt. Stress eats away at our happiness and joy, as well as our stomach lining. It raises blood pressure and directly harms our cardiovascular system. Stress depresses our immune system and allows chronic illnesses to overwhelm us, causing pain, disability and even death. This book, which includes a stress-reduction CD, will enable readers to release the acute and chronic stress we constantly carry in our bodies and our minds. It can help us remove the blocks and obstacles to inner peace and joy, and prevent and heal stress-related illness and disease.
Medicine’s Brave New World: Bioengineering and the New Genetics
by Margaret O. Hyde and John F. Setaro, M.D., HS ’86, associate professor of medicine
21st Century Books (Brookfield, Conn.) 2001; 144 pages
The authors present a host of medical breakthroughs and ponder the future of many versions of genetic manipulation to support medical science. Topics include fertility advances, xenotransplantation, stem cell research, cloning, the Human Genome Project and genetic testing. There are also some notes of caution as the authors consider some of the many ethical objections to genetic research.
Help Me to Heal: A Practical Guidebook for Patients, Visitors, and Caregivers (Essential Tools, Strategies, and Resources for Healthy Hospitalizations and Home Convalescence)
by Bernie S. Siegel, M.D., HS ’61, and Yosaif August
Hay House (Carlsbad, Calif.) 2003; 200 pages
Every hospitalization, period of convalescence or visit to a patient can be an opportunity for healing. This book is a resource to help readers realize this healing potential. It provides the empowering tools, strategies and resources that will enable readers to turn their bedside environment and illness experience into a sacred space and time where healing can occur.
100 Questions & Answers About Ovarian Cancer
by Don S. Dizon, M.D., HS ’98, Nadeem R. Abu-Rustum, M.D., and Andrea G. Brown
Jones and Bartlett Publishers (Sudbury, Mass.) 2004; 160 pages
Written by a gynecologic oncologist, a gynecologic surgeon and an ovarian cancer survivor, this book offers practical answers to questions about treatment options, posttreatment quality of life and sources of support for ovarian cancer patients, family and friends.
Fishman’s Manual of Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 3rd ed.
by Alfred P. Fishman, M.D., Jack A. Elias, M.D., professor of medicine, Jay A. Fishman, Michael A. Grippi, Larry R. Kaiser and Robert M. Senior, M.D.
McGraw-Hill Professional (New York) 2002; 1,174 pages
This quick-reference pocket manual presents important clinical information contained in the two-volume Fishman’s Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, 3rd ed. For each condition, the manual covers clinical evaluation, work-up, differential diagnosis and treatment.
Take a Deep Breath: The Haiku Way to Inner Peace
by Sylvia Forges-Ryan and Edward R. Ryan, Ph.D., associate clinical professor of psychology in psychiatry.
Kodansha International (New York) 2003; 129 pages
This volume provides guidance on combining the ancient forms of haiku and meditation to improve health. The authors see haiku as the perfect form for their exercises because a few phrases can set off a chain of thoughts, which when incorporated into meditation lead to insights that can be used to enhance well-being.
Compelled by Data: John D. Thompson, Nurse, Health Services Researcher and Health Administration Educator
edited by William D. White, Ph.D., former associate professor of public health
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University (New Haven) 2003; 199 pages
This volume celebrates the life and accomplishments of John D. Thompson, a distinguished and inspiring leader in the fields of health services research and health administration education. Thompson’s career spanned more than 40 years, including over 30 years as a member of the faculty of the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale.