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    • Survival of the Sickest

    • A Medical Maverick Discovers Why We Need Disease
    • By: Sharon Moalem, Jonathan Prince
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 439
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    How did a deadly genetic disease help our ancestors survive the bubonic plagues of Europe? Was diabetes evolution's response to the last Ice Age? Will a visit to the tanning salon help bring down your cholesterol? Why do we age? Why are some people immune to HIV? Can your genes be turned on or off? Survival of the Sickest reveals the answers to these and many other questions as it unravels the amazing connections between evolution, disease, and human health today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Eye Opener

    • By Maurice on 02-02-08

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Inheritance

    • How Our Genes Change Our Lives - and Our Lives Change Our Genes
    • By: Sharon Moalem MD PhD
    • Narrated by: Sharon Moalem MD PhD
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
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    Conventional wisdom dictates that our genetic destiny is fixed at conception. But Dr. Moalem's groundbreaking book shows us that the human genome is far more fluid and fascinating than your ninth grade biology teacher ever imagined. By bringing us to the bedside of his unique and complex patients, he masterfully demonstrates what rare genetic conditions can teach us all about our own health and well-being. In the brave new world we're rapidly rocketing into, genetic knowledge has become absolutely crucial. Inheritance provides an indispensable roadmap for this journey.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Joining Many Good Books...

    • By Douglas on 08-01-14

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The DNA Restart

    • Unlock Your Personal Genetic Code to Eat for Your Genes, Lose Weight, and Reverse Aging
    • By: Sharon Moalem MD PhD
    • Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4 out of 5 stars 14

    The DNA Restart, by world-renowned neurogeneticist and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Sharon Moalem, walks you through revolutionary steps to a diet and lifestyle perfect for your individual genetic makeup. The DNA Restart plan utilizes decades of in-depth scientific research into genetics, epigenetics, nutrition, and longevity to explain the pivotal role genes play in the journey to ideal weight and health status.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
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    • By Soren G. Brockdorf on 09-16-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • How Sex Works

    • By: Sharon Moalem
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 181
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      4 out of 5 stars 122
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      4 out of 5 stars 121

    Can twins have different fathers? From the composition and function of human sex organs to the fascinating biochemistry behind sexual attraction, How Sex Works presents captivating new ideas and surprising answers to questions about contraception, fertility, circumcision, menopause, STDs, homosexuality, orgasms, and more. This is an entertaining, comprehensive exploration of culture, biology, and history that takes us far beyond our common understanding of sex.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An interesting and easy listen

    • By colleen on 06-15-12

    Regular price: $25.09