The Medical Detectives: The Classic Collection of Award-Winning Medical Investigative Reporting by Berton Roueche
The names of these diseases are frightening—and the real-life tales in this collection will chill, entertain, and enlighten you. Here are exciting stories of human drama—and solutions to bizarre medical mysteries such as:
A farming family suffering from hallucinations that also affected early American settlers
A pizza-maker whose business and life are threatened when all food starts to taste rotten
A woman who inexplicably feels the ground collapsing–in the living room, at the office, and even on the street
A round-the-world traveler who represents a whole new class of disease-carriers
And like any good mystery, The Medical Detectives will keep you up reading all night long.