By Jennie Yabroff 4 min read
These 5 books on FDR and polio, including Joseph Lelyveld's book His Final Battle, help us understand FDR's private and public struggle with the disease.
By Signature 5 min read
In his book Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century, anesthesiologist, intensive care expert, and NASA adviser Kevin Fong explores how physical extremes push human limits and spawn incredible medical breakthroughs. Check out this excerpt.
By Charlotte D. Jacobs 5 min read
As biographer Charlotte D. Jacobs set out investigate Jonas Salk's life and work, she was surprised to find this international idol did not live “happily ever after.”
By Nathan Gelgud 3 min read
In her memoir ‘New Life, No Instructions,’ Gail Caldwell shares her characteristic insight into gaining a new hip and a new puppy.