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Product Description: Celebrated scientists Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler explain the amazing power of social networks and our profound influence on one another's lives.Your colleague's husband's sister can make you fat, even if you don't know her...read more

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9780316036139 | Reprint edition (Back Bay Books, January 12, 2011), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Celebrated scientists Nicholas Christakis and James Fowler explain the amazing power of social networks and our profound influence on one another's lives.

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Product Description: Connected will forever change the way we look at one another -- and at ourselves- Happiness is contagious.- Your future spouse is likely to be your friend's friend. - Your friends' friends' friends can make you fat -- or thin. These are just a few of the startling findings of internationally renowned scientists Nicholas A...read more

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9780140177459, titled "A Call to Assembly: An American Success Story" | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, February 1, 1993), cover price $12.50 | also contains A Call to Assembly: An American Success Story, Connected: The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives | About this edition: The warm and exhilarating memoirs of a renowned jazz musician and teacher.

CD/Spoken Word:

9780743579100 | Abridged edition (Simon & Schuster, September 29, 2009), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Connected will forever change the way we look at one another -- and at ourselves- Happiness is contagious.

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Product Description: Predicting survival and other outcomes is increasingly being recognized as an important skill for palliative care doctors and nurses, oncologists, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with advanced cancer. Accurate prognosis is essential if we are to offer quality of care and 'a good death', as well as to aid decision-making...read more

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9780198530220 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, June 2, 2008), cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Predicting survival and other outcomes is increasingly being recognized as an important skill for palliative care doctors and nurses, oncologists, and other healthcare professionals who treat patients with advanced cancer.

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Product Description: This groundbreaking book explains prognosis from the perspective of doctors, examining why physicians are reluctant to predict the future, how doctors use prognosis, the symbolism it contains, and the emotional difficulties it involves...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226104706 | Univ of Chicago Pr, February 15, 2000, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: A sensitive study of a difficult topic explores the doctors who must predict lifespan and make pronouncements of mortality for terminally ill patients

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9780226104713 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 1, 2001, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: This groundbreaking book explains prognosis from the perspective of doctors, examining why physicians are reluctant to predict the future, how doctors use prognosis, the symbolism it contains, and the emotional difficulties it involves.

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