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Mary Spiro, Book Reviewer

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The Girl Who Spoke With Pictures

by Mary Spiro

Autism, a brain disorder with apparent genetic links, was exhibited in as many as one in 150 American children born in 2007, according to the Centers for Disease Control. While some autistics appear almost nondisabled, many others... Read More

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The She Spot

by Mary Spiro

Most people associate pink with girls. But attracting women clients, supporters, or customers goes beyond packaging messages in a shade. Authors Lisa Chen and Lisa Witter write that the needs and wants of women have changed since the... Read More

Book Review

Women Astronomers

by Mary Spiro

While recent surveys by the American Astronomical Society report more women are entering the field, most people would agree that astronomy is a male-dominated endeavor. The author of this text would have you know, however, that “women... Read More

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Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

by Mary Spiro

When medical student Ming misplaces the head of her cadaver midway through dissection, readers should be prepared for a graphic, yet touching and often tragic, glimpse into the challenges of a medical career. Ming and her classmates Sri,... Read More

Book Review

Different Dads

by Mary Spiro

One in every 150 American children has autism, the Centers for Disease Control reports. Autism is just one of twenty conditions described by this book’s contributors, each fathering a disabled child. The writers, all from the United... Read More

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Well-Being for Women

by Mary Spiro

Many resources exist that address women’s health issues or medical concerns. Few go beyond mere technical explanations to explore women’s health from a whole-istic point of view by delving into mental and spiritual wellness. The... Read More

Book Review

Life After Baby

by Mary Spiro

Burkett brings the experience of participating in a mom’s support group home by interviewing a selection of mothers on topics concerning women switching from the challenges of full-time employment to the unknown world of motherhood.... Read More

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