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  • James Hamblin

    'If you want to understand the strange workings of the human body, and the future of medicine, you must read this illuminating, engaging book.' —Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Gene In 2014, James Hamblin launched a series of videos for The Atlantic called 'If Our Bodies Could Talk.'  With it, the doctor-turned-journalist established himself as a seriously entertaining authority in the field of health. Now, in illuminating and genuinely funny prose, Hamblin explores the human stories behind health questions that never seem to go away—and which tend to be mischaracterized and oversimplified by marketing and news media.  He covers topics such...read more

  • James Hamblin

    Una guía ilustrada que, al transformar los aburridos libros de anatomía y fisiología en respuestas atractivas y actualizadas, nos ilumina con su claridad, pone a prueba los límites de nuestro conocimiento y nos hace un regalo excepcional: ¡dejar de preocuparnos por aquello que no tiene importancia! A partir de su experiencia como doctor y periodista, y con un agudo sentido del humor, James Hamblin nos entrega una enciclopedia ilustrada con cientos de anécdotas cómicas, trágicas y únicas que nos explican cómo mantener el buen funcionamiento de nuestro cuerpo en un mundo lleno de mitos y desinformación. «Leer el libro de James Hamblin es como viajar a través del vasto y ...read more

  • James Hamblin

    Introducing the new science of skin and a more natural approach to being clean: Our skin plays an essential role in our health. But our understanding of what skin is and how it works is changing. Much of what we think of as cleanliness and skincare might actually be harming it. In Clean specialist in preventive medicine Dr James Hamblin draws on the latest science to offer an exciting new perspective: on our bodies, our health and our relationship with the natural world. 'You'll never think about your largest organ the same way again' David Epstein, author of Range 'A thought-provoking and deeply-researched investigation' Bianca Booker, author of Cork Dork We treat our skin as a...read more

  • James Hamblin

    A preventative medicine physician and staff writer for The Atlantic explains the surprising and unintended effects of our hygiene practices in this informative and entertaining introduction to the new science of skin microbes and probiotics.   Keeping skin healthy is a booming industry, and yet it seems like almost no one agrees on what actually works. Confusing messages from health authorities and ineffective treatments have left many people desperate for reliable solutions. An enormous alternative industry is filling the void, selling products that are often of questionable safety and totally unknown effectiveness. In Clean, doctor...read more