African Medicine

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    • Herbal and Non-Herbal Treatments
    • By: Herbert C. Covey
    • Narrated by: Bill Andrew Quinn
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 11-29-22
    • Language: English
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    • African American Slave Medicine offers a critical examination of how African American slaves' medical needs were addressed during the years before and surrounding the Civil War....

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    • A Practical Guide to Healing Plants and Folk Traditions
    • By: Lucretia VanDyke
    • Narrated by: Sanya Simmons
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 05-09-23
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 31 ratings
    • Discover the roots of modern-day herbal remedies, plant medicine, holistic rituals, natural recipes, and more that were created by African American herbal healers throughout history....

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    • Tracking Ancient Africans to The Sciences of The Cosmos
    • By: IMURPHY 111000
    • Narrated by: Ivy Murphy
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Release date: 08-03-19
    • Language: English
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings
    • It was a normal day in high school, until one of my instructors began to lecture. That day, he used an inane theory to teach classrooms of students, most of whom were white, to believe that people of African descent were intellectually inferior. I didn’t believe him....

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    • Ancient Tribal Remedies, African American Herbalism, Black Medicine and Other Ancestral Cures to Revive Your Divine Feminine Energy by Healing the Body and Soul
    • By: Nya Love
    • Narrated by: J.D. Watley
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 01-12-24
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 49 ratings
    • Step into a world of ancient wisdom and mystical practices, where the secrets of self-transformation and holistic wellness await your discovery....

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    • By: Russell Blake
    • Narrated by: Virtual Voice
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 05-03-24
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings
    • A controversial, frightening bio-thriller that blurs the line between truth and fiction, Upon A Pale Horse raises disturbing questions about the ...

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    • The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
    • By: Harriet A. Washington
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 19 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 03-08-16
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1,226 ratings
    • Medical Apartheid is the first and only comprehensive history of medical experimentation on African Americans....

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    • A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine
    • By: Damon Tweedy M.D.
    • Narrated by: Corey Allen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 09-08-15
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 968 ratings
    • When Damon Tweedy begins medical school, he envisions a bright future where his segregated, working-class background will become largely irrelevant. Instead, he finds that he has joined a new world where race is front and center.

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    • By: Barbara Peacock
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 08-17-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 10 ratings
    • Soul care director Barbara Peacock illustrates a journey of prayer, spiritual direction, and soul care from an African American perspective. She reflects on how these disciplines are woven into the African American culture and lived out in the rich heritage of its faith community....

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    • By: Rebecca Skloot
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 02-02-10
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 16,607 ratings
    • Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells - taken without her knowledge - became one of the most important tools in medicine....

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    • An Insiders' Account of the Shocking Medical Experiment Conducted by Government Doctors Against African American Men
    • By: Fred D. Gray
    • Narrated by: David Sadzin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 01-26-21
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 36 ratings
    • In 1932, the US Public Health Service recruited 623 African American men from Macon County, Alabama, for a study of "the effects of untreated syphilis in the Negro male". For the next 40 years, these men were denied medical care for this potentially fatal disease....

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    • The Failure of Health Care in Urban America
    • By: Laurie Kaye Abraham, David A. Ansell MD - foreword
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
    • Release date: 12-21-21
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 5 ratings
    • Mama Might Be Better Off Dead immerses listeners in the lives of four generations of a poor, African-American family in the neighborhood, who are beset with the devastating illnesses that are all too common in America's inner-cities....

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    • Ebola and the Global Scramble to Prevent the Next Killer Outbreak
    • By: Reid Wilson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 10-02-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 44 ratings
    • From the poorest villages of rural West Africa to the Oval Office itself, this book tells the story of a deadly virus that spun wildly out of control - and reveals the truth about how close the world came to a catastrophic global pandemic....

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    • One Man's Fight Against One of the World's Deadliest Diseases
    • By: Ross I. Donaldson MD MPH
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 09-15-20
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 12 ratings
    • The Lassa Ward is more than just an adventure story about the making of a physician; it is a portrait of the Sierra Leone people and the human struggle of those risking their daily comforts and lives to aid them....

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    • The Incredible Story of the Black Men Who Became America's First Paramedics
    • By: Kevin Hazzard
    • Narrated by: Gilbert Glenn Brown
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 09-20-22
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 218 ratings
    • The extraordinary story of an unjustly forgotten group of Black men in Pittsburgh who became the first paramedics in America, saving lives and changing the course of emergency medicine around the world....

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    • Ebola and the Ravages of History
    • By: Paul Farmer
    • Narrated by: Pete Cross
    • Length: 22 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 11-17-20
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 102 ratings
    • In 2014, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea suffered the worst epidemic of Ebola in history. The brutal virus spread rapidly through a clinical desert, where basic health-care facilities were few and far between....

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    • Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind
    • By: Harriet A. Washington
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 08-07-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 128 ratings
    • A "powerful and indispensable book" (Gerald Markowitz) on the devastating consequences of environmental racism - and what we can do to remedy its toxic effects on marginalized communities....

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    • Embracing Inner Beauty and Ancestral Power
    • By: Elizabeth Leiba
    • Narrated by: Machelle Williams
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 01-09-24
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings
    • Protecting My Peace: Embracing Inner Beauty and Ancestral Power is a comprehensive guide for black women seeking to prioritize their mental, emotional, and physical health....

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    • The Shocking Story of the First Heart Transplant in the Segregated South
    • By: Chip Jones
    • Narrated by: JD Jackson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Release date: 08-18-20
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 83 ratings
    • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks meets Get Out in this “startling...powerful” (Kirkus Reviews) investigation of racial inequality at the core of the heart transplant race....

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    • Pleasantly Punished
    • By: Twiggy James
    • Narrated by: Virtual Voice
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Release date: 12-11-23
    • Language: English
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings
    • Nursing Supervisor Tyma Bowell could be ruthless when it came to her staff. She terrorized nurses and doctors alike. She was single-handedly ...

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    • An Emergency Room Doctor Takes On a Deadly American Epidemic
    • By: Robert Gore
    • Narrated by: Ron Butler
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 05-07-24
    • Language: English
    • 5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings
    • The inspiring story of a Black doctor who was deeply affected by the violence that plagued his Brooklyn childhood and later dedicated himself to addressing trauma and violence as public health issues....

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