Elementary - Does an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?: And Other Questions About Your Health and Body by Sandy Donovan
A high-interest series that investigates common sayings, such as whether an apple a day really does keep the doctor away and whether it really does take seven years to digest swallowed gum, considering which statements are right, which are wrong and which ones still stump scientists.
610 DON @ the library
Middle School - Doctors Did What?!: The Weird History of Medicine by Richard Platt
Describes various medical practices and treatments throughout history that many now consider dangerous and ineffective.
610.9 PLA @ the Library
High School - On Call: A Doctor's Days and Nights in Residency by Emily R. Transue
The story of a medical resident's initiation into her first three years as a doctor follows her internship in a Seattle hospital, where she experiences first-hand the triumphs and challenges of rescuing and losing patients.
610 TRA @ the Library