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Review: Gavin Francis Takes Us on a Tour Through the Human Body

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When it comes to thinking about our bodies—well, we don’t know exactly what to think. Whether we’re being bombarded with advertisements featuring crazy-thin models, groaning through the third Cialis commercial in a row, or discovering fresh ways the devices we use every day can slowly kill us, we have to contemplate our bodies in new ways every day. Not everyone has the unique viewpoint on the human body that Gavin Francis presents in his new book, Adventures in Human Being: A Grand Tour from the Cranium to the Calcaneum (Basic Books, October 13). The collection of short stories features personal anecdotes from his time as a surgeon, family physician and ER specialist. Each story is meant to help us explore our…

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Live Interview: Surgeon and inventor Eric Leuthardt

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RedDevil 4 is spine-tingling techno-thriller based on cutting edge research from surgeon and inventor Eric C. Leuthardt. Join us for a Live Chat with the author, where you can ask questions and enter to win a copy of his new novel.   ERIC LEUTHARDT Previous AIRED on March 20, 2014 at 4:00 PM (ET) RedDevil 4 Renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Hagan Maerici is on the verge of a breakthrough in artificial intelligence that could change the way we think about human consciousness. Obsessed with his job and struggling to save his marriage, Dr. Maerici is forced to put his life’s work on the line when a rash of brutal murders strikes St. Louis. Edwin Krantz, an aging, technophobic detective, and his…

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