BOOKS, ARTICLES, AND MORE
Do you want to record your life (family, company) story but never find time? Is the project overwhelming? Worried about your writing skills? Capture those stories (whether aging relatives or long-term employees) before they retire or die. If necessary, get a little help — or coaching. Be or find a storycatcher or personal historian. Do it now, while the memories are still there and the elders are still alive!!!
The history of psychiatry in America, wrapped around the story of the University of Maryland's unusual department of psychiatry, which specializes in studying evidence-based treatment of schizophrenia and other serious, persistent mental illnesses
Make a note. You (or someone you know) may need it some day.
"This hospital is a jewel in the medical universe. For someone like myself who wants to do serious science and seriously apply it -- in my case, finding new treatments for patients with cancer -- there's no place in the world like the Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health."
--Steven Rosenberg, NCI, pioneer in cancer immunotherapy
"It's the place that restored my faith in medicine. They cared about my daughter, they cared about me, they cared about how we were treated, and offered any help in any way." -- Marybeth K., mother of a cystinosis patient
The year it came out, over 66,000 people downloaded this book, which is full of great ideas for parents, teachers, and those who want more girls to go into science, engineering, math, and technology careers. Winner of APCC's Excellence in Writing award and of a Merit Award for online communication from the Society for Technical Communication.
Buffalo Gap was authentic camp, with the addition of hot water, good food, and lots of dancing.
Clean, safe water supply, Sexual misconduct, Russia's bad behavior, Girls and women in science
A now classic collection of contemporary Latin American short stories, with stories by some of the finest writers of the twentieth century. Among those whose stories are included: Jorge Luis Borges, Carlos Fuentes, Clarice Lispector, Julio Cortazar, Miguel Angel Asturias, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Jorge Amado, Juan Bosch, Jose Donoso, Horacio Quiroga, Mario Vargas Llosa, Abelardo Castillo, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Manuel Puig, Maria Luisa Bombal, Juan Carlos Onetti, Mario Benedetti, Norberto Fuentes, and Jose Agustin.
The big debate now: The Affordable Care Act (ACA, or Obamacare)