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A Disease Called Childhood: Why ADHD Became an American Epidemic

Marilyn Wedge · AVERY, a member of Penguin Group (USA)
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

A surprising new look at the rise of ADHD in America, arguing for a better paradigm for diagnosing and treating our children In 1987, only 3 percent of American children were diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD. By 2000, that number jumped to 7 percent,...
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Cardiovascular Health: How Conventional Wisdom is Failing Us

Jay N., M.D Cohn M.D. · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 188
Format: Hardcover

We all think we are well-informed about cardiovascular health. But is what we think we know really accurate? Here, a renowned cardiologist describes the biological processes leading to heart and blood vessel disease. He challenges the conventional view that risk factors, poor diet, and lack...
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Dr. Feelgood: The Shocking Story of the Doctor Who May Have Changed History by Treating and Drugging JFK, Marilyn, Elvis, and Other Prominent Figures

Richard A. Lertzman · Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Book

Doctor Max Jacobson, whom the Secret Service under President John F. Kennedy code-named “Dr. Feelgood,” developed a unique “energy formula” that altered the paths of some of the twentieth century’s most iconic figures, including President and Jackie Kennedy,...
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Gluten-Free on a Shoestring, Quick and Easy: 100 Recipes for the Food You Love--Fast!

Nicole Hunn · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Format: Print book

People who follow a gluten-free diet - avoiding all foods with even a trace of wheat, barley, and rye in their ingredients - don't always have the quick and cheap food options that their friends do ... until now.
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Palliative Care: The 400-year Quest for a Good Death

Harold Y. Vanderpool · McFarland; 1 edition
Format: Print book

The long history of medical care for the dying has largely been neglected. It began in 1605 when physicians were challenged to enable persons to die peacefully. Today it includes palliation of oppressive symptoms, emotional and psychological care, and respect for the wishes and cultural...
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Seven Steps to Nighttime Dryness: A Practical Guide for Parents of Children with Bedwetting - Second Edition

Renee Mercer · Brookeville Media; Second edition
Format: Book

Your child can win the bedwetting battle! Each night, millions of children go to bed hoping that this will be the night they wake up dry. If your child is one of them, you know how frustrating and painful this problem can be. Did I do something to cause this problem? you wonder. How long...
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Gluten-Free 101: The Essential Beginner's Guide to Easy Gluten-Free Cooking

Carol Fenster · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Revised Edition edition
Format: Paperback

It can be upsetting and overwhelming to learn that you can’t eat gluten, or that you need to cook for someone who can’t. Gluten-Free 101 is the guide to help make the transition a simple and positive change. It explains how to select and work with the best...
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The Year of Living Virtuously: Weekends Off

Teresa Jordan · Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

Benjamin Franklin was in his early twenties when he embarked on a "bold and arduous project of arriving at moral perfection," intending to master the virtues of temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility,...
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Enviromedics: The Impact of Climate Change on Human Health

Jay Lemery · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 180
Format: Hardcover

Many of us have concerns about the effects of climate change on Earth, but we often overlook the essential issue of human health. This book addresses that oversight and enlightens readers about the most important aspect of one of the greatest challenges of our time. The global environment...
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The Traumatized Brain: A Family Guide to Understanding Mood, Memory, and Behavior after Brain Injury

Vani Rao · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A traumatic brain injury is a life-changing event, affecting an individual's lifestyle, ability to work, relationships -- even personality. Whatever caused it -- car crash, work accident, sports injury, domestic violence, combat -- a severe blow to the head results in acute and, often,...
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Traumatic Brain Injury Handbook: How a Near-Death Fall Led Me to Discover a New Consciousness

Joseph B Healy · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

New Consciousness is the ultimate brain injury recovery handbook. Inside, acclaimed writer Joe Healy comprehensively discusses what leads to brain injuries and how to heal from them and manage them during the process. Recovery techniques are lifestyle modifications: nutritional, physical,...
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The Meaty Truth: Why Our Food Is Destroying Our Health and Environment—and Who Is Responsible

Shushana Castle · Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The Meaty Truth is an eye-opening look at the massive problems caused by the American populations food supply. Water, meat, and milk and other dairy products are filled with toxins, antibiotics, untested growth hormones, ammonia, and animal pus and manure. The current conditions of the food...
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