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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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Acupressure with Essential Oils: A Self-Care Guide to Enhance Your Health and Lift Your Spirit--Includes 24 Common Conditions

Merina Ty-Kisera · North Atlantic Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

An experienced healer and Five Elements acupuncturist offers the opportunity to discover the power of using essential oils with ancient acupressure techniques in this engaging self-care guide for healing 24 common ailments.Fast, easy, and fun, Acupressure with Essential Oils empowers you to take...
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The Narcissist Next Door: Understanding the Monster in Your Family, in Your Office, in Your Bed-in Your World

Jeffrey Kluger · Riverhead Books
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning senior writer at Time, an eye-opening exploration of narcissism, how to recognize it, and how to handle it. The odds are good that you know a narcissist—probably a lot of them. The odds are also good that they are intelligent, confident, and articulate—the center...
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Out of the Wreck I Rise: A Literary Companion to Recovery

Neil Steinberg · The University of Chicago Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

"There's still time to change things." - Siri Hustvedt, The Blazing World Addiction is easy to fall into and hard to escape. It destroys the lives of individuals, and has a devastating cost to society. The National Institute of Health estimates seventeen million adults in the United...
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Birth Without Fear: The Judgment-Free Guide to Taking Charge of Your Pregnancy, Birth, and Postpartum

January Harshe · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

An inclusive, non-judgmental, and empowering guide to pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum life that puts mothers first, offering straightforward guidance on all the options and issues that matter most to them (and their partners) when preparing for a baby. In Birth Without Fear, January...
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Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks

Geoffrey C Kabat · Columbia University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Do cell phones cause brain cancer? Does BPA threaten our health? How safe are certain dietary supplements, especially those containing exotic herbs or small amounts of toxic substances? What role does the HPV virus play in the development of cervical cancer, and is the HPV vaccine safe?...
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Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague

David K. Randall · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A spine-chilling saga of virulent racism, human folly, and the ultimate triumph of scientific progress.For Chinese immigrant Wong Chut King, surviving in San Francisco meant a life in the shadows. His passing on March 6, 1900, would have been unremarkable if a city health officer hadn't...
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Got Milked?: The Great Dairy Deception and Why You'll Thrive Without Milk

Alissa Hamilton · William Morrow; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Refuting the milk industry's overwhelmingly popular campaign - "Got Milk?" - which has convinced us that milk is essential, this scientifically based expose proves why we don't need dairy in our daily diets, how our dependence on it is actually making many people sick,...
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Never Enough: The Neuroscience and Experience of Addiction

Judith Grisel · Doubleday
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From a renowned behavioral neuroscientist and recovered drug addict, this is the authoritative and accessible guide to understanding drug addiction that we've been waiting for: clearly explained brain science and vivid personal stories combine to reveal how addiction happens and what can be done...
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Sleep Disorders Sourcebook

Keith Jones · Omnigraphics
Format: Print book

This print and online resource provides consumer health information about sleep and sleep disorders, plus facts about diagnostic procedures, treatment strategies, sleep medications, and tips for improving sleep quality.
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Somebody I Used to Know: A Memoir

WENDY MITCHELL · Ballantine Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"A brave and illuminating journey inside the mind, heart, and life of a person with early-onset Alzheimer's disease." - Lisa Genova, author of Still Alice Wendy Mitchell had a busy job with the British National Health Service, raised her two daughters alone, and spent her weekends...
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Better Balance for Life: Banish the Fear of Falling with Simple Activities Added to Your Everyday Routine

Carol Clements · The Experiment
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Improve your balance in just ten weeks without breaking a sweat As you age, stumbling blocks are everywhere: the bottom step, the roadside curb, and even the living room carpet. But you don't have to live in fear of falling. With Better Balance for Life, you will learn all-new, simple activities...
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What You Must Know About the Hidden Dangers of Antibiotics: How the Side Effects of Six Popular Antibiotics Can Destroy Your Health

Jay S Cohen · Square One
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

While the news about taking too many antibiotics is now common knowledge, there is another underlying danger that the public is not aware of. As beneficial as this class of drugs are, there is a widely prescribed family of antibiotics that is highly destructive. Called fluoroquinolones,...
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Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems and 5 Surprising Steps to Cure It

Josh Axe · Harperwave, 2016.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Doctor of Natural Medicine and wellness authority Dr. Josh Axe delivers a groundbreaking, indispensable guide for understanding, diagnosing, and treating one of the most discussed yet little-understood health conditions: leaky gut syndrome.Do you have a leaky gut? For 80% of the population...
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