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Against medical advice : a true story

Author: James Patterson; Hal Friedman
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Cory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck. From that day forward his life became a hell of irrepressible tics and involuntary utterances, and Cory embarked on an excruciating journey from specialist to specialist to discover the cause of his disease. Soon it became unclear what tics were symptoms of his disease and what were side effects of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Cory Friedman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Patterson; Hal Friedman
ISBN: 9780316024754 0316024759
OCLC Number: 222663496
Description: xii, 283 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: James Patterson and Hal Friedman.
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Cory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck. From that day forward his life became a hell of irrepressible tics and involuntary utterances, and Cory embarked on an excruciating journey from specialist to specialist to discover the cause of his disease. Soon it became unclear what tics were symptoms of his disease and what were side effects of the countless combinations of drugs. The only certainty is that it kept getting worse. This is the true story of Cory and his family's decades-long battle for survival in the face of extraordinary difficulties and a maddening medical establishment.

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