Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick In The Pursuit of Health Gilbert H. Welch, Lisa M. Schwartz and Steven Woloshin
Bad Medicine: Doctor’s Doing Harm Since Hippocrates David Wooton
David Wooton argues that since the 5th century B.C. until the 1930’s that doctor’s have actually harmed more patients than they have helped. The above is from the book description from Amazon.com. This book looks especially interesting!!!
A true story detailing a 5 and one half year and over 10,000 mile journey in 1849 by Heinrich Barth, a German explorer. All his companions died but he made it alone to the city of Timbuktu. This book looks absolutely fascinating.
- My ‘to-read’ pile (mycomputerdoesntlisten.wordpress.com)
- Timbuktu, the ancient crossroads of Africa (oyiabrown.com)
- Some of My Favorite Books (garyaskin.com)