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Mind Over Meds: Know When Drugs Are Necessary, When Alternatives Are Better – and When to Let Your Body Heal on Its Own

Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Bestselling author Dr. Andrew Weil explores the dangers of overmedication and outlines lifestyle changes and alternative treatments for common ailments.

Too many Americans are taking too many drugs and it's costing us our health, happiness, and lives. While modern drugs...
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Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women

Renee Ph D Engeln · Harpercollins
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

An award-winning Northwestern University psychology professor reveals how the cultural obsession with women's appearance is an epidemic that harms women's ability to get ahead and to live happy, meaningful lives, in this powerful, eye-opening work in the vein of Naomi Wolf, Peggy...
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No Apparent Distress: A Doctor's Coming-of-Age on the Front Lines of American Medicine

Rachel Pearson · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A brutally frank memoir about doctors and patients in a health care system that puts the poor at risk.In medical charts, the term "N.A.D." (No Apparent Distress) is used for patients who appear stable. The phrase also aptly describes America's medical system when it comes...
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The Caregiver's Path To Compassionate Decision Making: Making Choices For Those Who Can't

Viki Kind · Greenleaf Book Group; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2011 Caregiver Friendly Award --Today's Caregiver magazine Wouldn't it be a relief to know you are making the right decisions and doing right by the person in your care? Whether you have a loved one who can't make his or her own decisions or you are a healthcare...
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The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

Kate Moore · Sourcebooks
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark danger

The Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular...

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Every Body Yoga: Let Go of Fear. Get On the Mat. Love Your Body.

Jessamyn Stanley · Workman
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

From the unforgettable teacher Jessamyn Stanley comes Every Body Yoga, a book that breaks all the stereotypes.

It's a book of inspiration for beginners of all shapes and sizes: If Jessamyn could transcend these emotional and physical barriers, so can we.

It's a book...
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Chronic Diseases

Jean Kaplan Teichroew · Greenwood
Pages: 852
Format: Hardcover

This comprehensive two-volume work provides an overview of an area of growing concern, offering readers a one-stop resource for researching the chronic conditions that increasingly plague our society.* Presents comprehensive, up-to-date information in an easily accessible style* Examines...
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Medical Myths That Can Kill You: And the 101 Truths That Will Save, Extend, and Improve Your Life

Nancy L. Snyderman M.D. · Crown Archetype; 1 edition
Format: Book

Do you know what’s really good for you?In this age of countless miracle cures, it’s vital to separate the myths that endanger your health from the medical facts you need. FACT: Unfiltered coffee can clog your arteries.FACT: Donating blood may lower your risk of heart disease.FACT:...
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