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Secrets of the Centenarians: What is it Like to Live for a Century and Which of Us Will Survive to Find Out?

John Withington · Reaktion Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In October 1995, a blind, deaf, French grandmother broke a world record. Jeanne Calment became, so far as we know, the oldest human being who has ever lived when she reached the age of 120 years and 238 days. She went on to survive for nearly three more years - dying in 1997 at 122 years...
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What to Believe When You're Expecting: A New Look at Old Wives' Tales in Pregnancy

Jonathan Schaffir · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 168
Format: Hardcover

Pregnant women encounter advice from many directions about how to have a healthy pregnancy - not only from health care providers, but from relatives, friends, and the Internet. Some of these pieces of advice (on topics that range from inducing labor to telling the baby's gender to improving...
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We Don't Talk Anymore: Healing after Parents and Their Adult Children Become Estranged

Kathy McCoy · Sourcebooks
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Break the silence and heal the riftEstrangement or partial estrangement from an adult son or daughter is one of a parent's worst nightmares. It can mean angry silences and anguished days and nights wondering what went wrong. Becoming estranged from a parent can be equally painful for an adult...
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Anxiety Relief for Kids: On-the-Spot Strategies to Help Your Child Overcome Worry, Panic, and Avoidance

BRIDGET FLYNN WALKER · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

If you have a child with anxiety, you need quick, in-the-moment solutions you can easily use now to help your child face their fears and worries. Written by a psychologist and expert in childhood anxiety, this easy-to-use guide offers proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)...
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Who Will Take Care of Me When I'm Old?: Plan Now to Safeguard Your Health and Happiness in Old Age

Joy Loverde · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Everything you need to know to plan for your own safe, financially secure, healthy, and happy old ageFor those who have no support system in place, the thought of aging without help can be a frightening, isolating prospect. Whether you have friends and family ready and able to help you or not,...
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Life's Last Gift: Giving and Receiving Peace When a Loved One Is Dying

Charles A Garfield · Central Recovery Press
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

After four decades of training volunteers to sit at the bedsides of the dying, psychologist and Shanti founder Charles Garfield has created an essential guide for friends and families who want to offer comfort and ease their loved ones' final days.Life's Last Gift is an indispensible...
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Screen Schooled: Two Veteran Teachers Expose How Technology Overuse Is Making Our Kids Dumber

JOE CLEMENT · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Over the past decade, educational instruction has become increasingly digitized as districts rush to dole out laptops and iPads to every student. Yet the most important question, "Is this what is best for students?" is glossed over. Veteran teachers Joe Clement and Matt Miles...
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Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe

JESS SHATKIN · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking, research-based guide that sheds new light on why young people make dangerous choices--and offers solutions that workTexting while driving. Binge-drinking. Bullying. Unprotected sex. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about getting a late-night call about...
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There's No Such Thing as Bad Weather: A Scandinavian Mom's Secrets for Raising Healthy, Resilient, and Confident Kids

Linda Keson McGurk · Touchstone
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Bringing Up Bébé meets Last Child in the Woods in this lively, insightful memoir about a mother who sets out to discover if the nature-centric parenting philosophy of her native Scandinavia holds the key to healthier, happier lives for her American children.When Swedish-born Linda McGurk...
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