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The ACP Home Medical Guides provide concise information on a wide range of health and medical topics. Fully veiled by the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM), each book covers a single topic or disease, providing clear and concise information in a highly accessible format. All are completely up-to-date, with the latest advances in diagnosis, treatment, self-help, and preventive measures, and are illustrated throughout with over 75 photographs, diagrams, and charts. The series is being launched with 14 titles; future topics will include a wide range of medical and general health topics ranging from depression and arthritis to menopause and nutrition.

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Goldmann is senior deputy editor of Annals of Internal Medicine; editor-in-chief of Integrated Clinical Information Resources, American College of Physicians; and Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Hospital.

David A. Horowitz is a professor of history at Portland State University. His books include "Beyond Left and Right: Insurgency and the Establishment" and the coauthored volume (with Peter Carroll), "On the Edge: The U.S. in the 20th Century."