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    • Discover Magazine's Vital Signs

    • True Tales of Medical Mysteries, Obscure Diseases, and Life-Saving Diagnoses
    • By: Dr. Robert A. Norman
    • Narrated by: Mark Moseley
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    From a case of hysterical paralysis to a pregnancy puncturing a lung, twenty-five of the most thrilling medical mysteries known to man (and doctor)."Vital Signs," a popular column featured in Discover Magazine, has long been a favorite of readers, showcasing, each month, fascinating new tales of strange illnesses and diseases that baffle doctors and elude diagnosis. Each tale is true and borders on the unbelievable. It's no wonder that throughout the years the column has become an unofficial textbook for medical students, interns, doctors, and anyone interested in human illness and staying healthy.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not for a hypochondriac!

    • By Patrick on 08-04-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Blue Man

    • And Other Stories of the Skin
    • By: Dr. Robert Norman
    • Narrated by: John McLain
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    Written by a leading dermatologist, The Blue Man and Other Stories of the Skin provides a compelling and accessible introduction to the life of our largest organ, while also recounting the author’s experiences with memorable patients he has treated who suffer from mysterious skin conditions. Robert Norman begins by highlighting the qualities of the skin, tracing the history of its conditions and diseases, then examining the cultural, social and psychological impact of both color and irregularity.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Irritating performance

    • By Cathy P. on 06-25-15

    Regular price: $14.95