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The Black Woman's Breast Cancer Survival Guide: Understanding and Healing in the Face of a Nationwide Crisis

Cheryl D Holloway · Praeger
Pages: 203
Format: Hardcover

Breast cancer is reaching epidemic levels, especially among black women. This survival guide provides tools that women -- black women in particular -- can use to identify and combat this all-too-common threat.


* Speaks from the perspective of a black woman who has had breast...

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Health Without Borders: Epidemics in the Era of Globalization

Paolo Vineis · Springer
Pages: 108
Format: Paperback

This book discusses globalization and its impact on human health. The population of the world grew from 1 billion in 1800 to 7 billion in 2012, and over the past 50 years the mean temperature has risen faster than ever before. Both factors continue to rise, as well as health inequalities....
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About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times

Peter Catapano · Liveright
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Based on the pioneering New York Times series, About Us collects the personal essays and reflections that have transformed the national conversation around disability.Boldly claiming a space in which people with disabilities can be seen and heard as they are -- not as others perceive them...
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In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It

LAUREN GRAHAM · Ballantine Books
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

Advice for graduates and reflections on staying true to yourself from the beloved Gilmore Girls actress and New York Times bestselling author of the memoir Talking as Fast as I Can and the novel Someday, Someday, Maybe.

"If you're not where...
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Children's Medicines: What Every Parent, Grandparent, and Teacher Needs to Know

Edward A Bell · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Most parents have worried about the side effects and possible long-term consequences of administering a particular medication to their child. The medication may be available over-the-counter, like cough syrup, or it may be prescribed by a doctor, like an antibiotic. Parents want to know:...
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Distracted: How Regulations Are Destroying the Practice of Medicine and Preventing True Health-Care Reform

Matthew Hahn · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

After the many bureaucratic changes that followed the passing of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and other legislation, patient care has become secondary to satisfying the whims of government and giant insurance company administrators, who are in total control. The result is a web of complicated...
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Gua Sha Scraping Massage Techniques: A Natural Way of Prevention and Treatment through Traditional Chinese Medicine

Zhongchao Wu · Shanghai Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Learn the ancient techniques and health benefits of Gua Sha massage with this complete illustrated guide.Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese therapy for expelling toxin and preventing diseases. A simple scraping plate coupled with oil, when applied to the body repeatedly, can reach the effect...
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An Unexplained Death: The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere

Mikita Brottman · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An Unexplained Death is an obsessive investigation into a mysterious death at the Belvedere -- a once-grand hotel -- and a poignant, gripping meditation on suicide and voyeurism

"The poster is new. I notice it right away, taped to a utility pole. Beneath the word 'Missing,'...

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Chris Beat Cancer: A Comprehensive Plan for Healing Naturally

CHRIS WARK · Hay House Inc.
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

Colon cancer survivor who opted against chemotherapy and radiation provides the toxin-free diet, lifestyle, and therapy guidelines he used to help himself heal.Two days before Christmas and at 26 years old, Chris Wark was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. He had surgery to remove a golf...
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The Natural First Aid Handbook: Household Remedies, Herbal Treatments, and Basic Emergency Preparedness Everyone Should Know

Brigitte Mars · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Cayenne pepper can stop bleeding. Garlic helps alleviate a toothache. Honey soothes a burn. When an emergency situation arises, simple home remedies can play a vital role in easing symptoms and providing immediate help. Become an effective first responder with a combination of best first-aid...
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