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Health new titles

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​Stretch your muscles and your mind. Our selection of books explores the physical as well as the philosophical challenges in life. Some titles come in large print. This list updates when we add new titles to our collection. 

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A guide to mental health issues in girls and young women on the autism spectrum  by Judy Eaton

A guide to mental health issues in girls and young women on the autism spectrum

Judy Eaton

Book

Girls with autism require tailored support for dealing with mental health issues. This book offers interventions specifically for supporting girls with their mental health, by looking at looking at how girls are assessed and diagnosed for autism, and...

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Epidemic  by Reid (Journalist) Wilson

Epidemic

Reid (Journalist) Wilson

Book

In December 2013, a young boy in a tiny West African village contracted the deadly Ebola virus. The virus spread to his relatives, then to neighboring communities, then across international borders. The world's first urban Ebola outbreak quickly over...

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Black Death at the Golden Gate  by David K. Randall

Black Death at the Golden Gate

David K. Randall

Book

Traces the massive effort to contain an outbreak of bubonic plague in 1900 San Francisco, detailing how the process was complicated by virulent racism, pseudoscience, and political cover-ups.

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Through, not around

Through, not around

Book

Whether or not there's a reason for infertility and pregnancy loss, these personal essays show the way forward is by going through the grief, not around it. Infertility and pregnancy loss can be devastating, yet the one in six people who cope with them...

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What dementia teaches us about love  by Nicci Gerrard

What dementia teaches us about love

Nicci Gerrard

Book

Dementia is an unmaking, a de-creation - an apocalypse of meaning. Since my father's slow-motion dying, and his actual death in November 2014, I have been much preoccupied with dementia: by those who have it, by those who look after them, by the hospital...

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My sh*t therapist & other mental health stories  by Michelle Thomas

My sh*t therapist & other mental health stories

Michelle Thomas

Book

A bold, irreverent, blisteringly funny guide to dealing with the day-to-day challenges of living with poor mental health. This is not a story about breakdown and recovery. This is a story about the day-to-day reality of living with depression and men...

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100 most effective ways to stop aging and stay young  by Julia Maranan

100 most effective ways to stop aging and stay young

Julia Maranan

Book

There is plenty of hype and hoax when it comes to anti-aging and longevity remedies. The 100 Most Effective Ways to Stop Aging and Stay Young offers safe, credible, effective strategies backed up by scientific research. This book includes 100 simple,...

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Hungover  by Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall

Hungover

Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall

Book

We've all be there. One minute you're fast asleep, and the next you're tumbling from dreams of deserts and demons, into consciousness, mouth full of sand, a head full of pain. You're hungover. Hangovers have plagued human beings for about as long as....

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Extreme dose! Melatonin  by Jeff T. Bowles

Extreme dose! Melatonin

Jeff T. Bowles

Book

The author shares the amazing secrets of a lifetime of high-dose melatonin experiments on himself and others!

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The setpoint diet  by Jonathan Bailor

The setpoint diet

Jonathan Bailor

Book

Your body fights to keep you within a range of about 15 pounds--also known as your "setpoint weight." New research reveals that you can lower your setpoint and end that battle for good by focusing on the quality of calories you eat, not the quantity....

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Forensic psychology  by Sandie Taylor

Forensic psychology

Sandie Taylor

Book

This edition of Forensic psychology: the basics continues to provide an essential and accessible overview of a dynamic and fascinating discipline. Providing an engaging introduction to the core topics within Forensic Psychology, the text combines a d...

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Holistic anatomy  by Pip Waller

Holistic anatomy

Pip Waller

Book

Holistic Anatomy presents an authoritative study of anatomy, physiology, and pathology but expands the discussion by connecting the science of the body to a variety of alternative modalities to explore how human beings exist within - and interact with...

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Somatic psychotherapy toolbox  by Manuela Mischke-Reeds

Somatic psychotherapy toolbox

Manuela Mischke-Reeds

Book

Whether you're new to somatic approaches or a seasoned practitioner, this toolbox will be a game-changer in your work. From over 25 years of clinical experience, Manuela Mischke- Reeds, MA, LMFT, has created the go-to resource for mental health therapists...

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The rise and fall of modern medicine  by James Le Fanu

The rise and fall of modern medicine

James Le Fanu

Book

In the years following World War II, medicine won major battles against smallpox, diphtheria, and polio. In the same period it also produced treatments to control the progress of Parkinson's, rheumatoid arthritis, and schizophrenia. It made realities...

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Female pelvic alchemy  by Isa Herrera

Female pelvic alchemy

Isa Herrera

Book

This comprehensive but easy-to-read manual is brimming with tools, exercises and techniques that the author has developed and used to successfully treat thousands of women suffering with incontinence, prolapse and sexual dysfunction.

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Heal your gut with essential oils  by Eric L. Zielinski

Heal your gut with essential oils

Eric L. Zielinski

Book

Heal Your Gut! It's Where Health Starts and Your Healing Begins! Gut dysfunction can be linked to virtually every disease and can cause conditions like fatigue, depression, food sensitivities, chronic pain, allergies, autoimmunity and many more. Thes...

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Attachment theory in practice  by Susan M. Johnson

Attachment theory in practice

Susan M. Johnson

Book

Drawing on cutting-edge research on adult attachment--and providing an innovative roadmap for clinical practice--Susan M. Johnson argues that psychotherapy is most effective when it focuses on the healing power of emotional connection. The primary developer...

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Get well with the Hay Diet  by Jackie Habgood

Get well with the Hay Diet

Jackie Habgood

Book

The Hay diet, devised by an American surgeon named William Hay, involves separating carbohydrate meals from protein meals, enabling the body to digest food more easily. Using an easy-to-follow outline of food combining, complete with meal suggestions...

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Music therapy and mental illness  by Harrison S. Mungal

Music therapy and mental illness

Harrison S. Mungal

Book

This book highlights sufficient evidence to support an alternative in the mental health sector, which is music therapy. This is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive review of well-defined studies that support the efficacy of music therapy, especially for.....

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Sacred herb bundles for energy cleansing  by Kiera Fogg

Sacred herb bundles for energy cleansing

Kiera Fogg

Book

The spiritual art of working with herb bundles has become a worldwide phenomenon, with celebrities, business executives, and modern spiritual seekers embracing the simple and powerful practice. Sacred Herb Bundles for Energy Cleansing is all about si...

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Living with 'The Gloria films'  by Pamela J. Burry

Living with 'The Gloria films'

Pamela J. Burry

Book

In 1964 Dr Everett Shostrom, a psychologist from California, produced a series of educational films titled "Three Approaches to Psychotherapy", therein filming complete psychotherapy sessions for the very first time. Three celebrated therapists demon...

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Cupping therapy for bodyworkers  by Ilkay Zihni Chirali

Cupping therapy for bodyworkers

Ilkay Zihni Chirali

Book

Cupping therapy is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) technique that has been used for thousands of years as a highly effective treatment for a variety of conditions, including skin conditions and musculoskeletal complaints. Many bodyworkers are ve...

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The plant paradox quick and easy  by Steven R. Gundry

The plant paradox quick and easy

Steven R. Gundry

Book

In Dr. Steven Gundry's breakout bestseller The Plant Paradox, readers learned the surprising truth about foods that have long been regarded as healthy. Lectins--a type of protein found in fruits, vegetables, legumes, dairy, and grains--wreak havoc on...

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Every patient tells a story  by Lisa Sanders

Every patient tells a story

Lisa Sanders

Book

Presents an unflinching look inside the detective story that marks nearly every illness-the diagnosis-revealing the combination of uncertainty and intrigue that doctors face when confronting patients who are sick or dying--from the challenges of the ...

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One heart, five habits  by Sayeh Zielke

One heart, five habits

Sayeh Zielke

Book

Hypertension (high blood pressure) is a major risk factor that can lead to dire consequences if not managed carefully. Backed by evidence-based research, One Heart, Five Habits answers some of the questions that Dr. Zielke is frequently asked by patients...

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Adenomyosis  by Maria Yeager

Adenomyosis

Maria Yeager

Book

What is adenomyosis? A lot of people will ask that question when they see the title of this book, and that is the reason it was written. I personally lived with this uterine disorder for seventeen years before I finally received a correct diagnosis after...

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The nocturnal brain  by Guy Leschziner

The nocturnal brain

Guy Leschziner

Book

What happens to our brain at night? Are we really fully asleep and if so, how is it that some individuals end up doing what they do? Or can it be the case that perhaps the brain never fully goes to sleep and that in some individuals there is a discon...

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The body keeps the score  by Bessel A. Van der Kolk

The body keeps the score

Bessel A. Van der Kolk

Book

"Dr Bessel van der Kolk shares thirty years of experience in dealing with the traumatized to offer a new paradigm for treating traumatic stress and restoring the capacity for pleasure, intimacy and joy. Standard talking and drug therapies, he argues,...

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Gut and psychology syndrome  by Natasha Campbell-McBride

Gut and psychology syndrome

Natasha Campbell-McBride

Book

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The longevity solution  by James DiNicolantonio

The longevity solution

James DiNicolantonio

Book

The Longevity Solution explains how to incorporate time-honored wellness traditions while doing away with fads, unnecessary supplements, and unsubstantiated wellness practices. It investigates the dietary habits and other practices of the healthiest,...

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The age of addiction  by David T. Courtwright

The age of addiction

David T. Courtwright

Book

We live in an age of addiction, from compulsive gaming and shopping to binge eating and opioid abuse. What can we do to resist temptations that insidiously and deliberately rewire our brains? Nothing, David Courtwright says, unless we understand the ...

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The brink of being  by Julia Bueno

The brink of being

Julia Bueno

Book

It estimated that one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage and yet it persists as taboo. In The Brink of Being, a groundbreaking and essential book, psychotherapist Julia Bueno encourages us to talk about, think more, and reflect upon this often...

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OMD  by Suzy Amis Cameron

OMD

Suzy Amis Cameron

Book

"Environmental advocate, mom of five, and former actor, Suzy Amis Cameron presents a clear-eyed and accessible guide for you to improve your health and shrink your personal carbon footprint simply by swapping one meat- and dairy- based meal for a pla...

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Intuitive eating  by Evelyn Tribole

Intuitive eating

Evelyn Tribole

Book

"First published in 1995, [this] has become the go-to book for creating a healthy relationship with food, mind and body. We've all been there: angry at ourselves for overeating, for our lack of willpower, for failing at yet another diet that was supposed...

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Should I stay or should I go?  by Ramani Durvasula

Should I stay or should I go?

Ramani Durvasula

Book

Narcissism is a modern epidemic -- and it's spreading rapidly. Narcissists tend to be pretty on the outside, but empty on the inside. While they are often successful, they are also controlling, manipulative, entitled, vain, and they have no empathy. If...

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Beating endo  by Iris Orbuch

Beating endo

Iris Orbuch

Book

This empowering book provides the prescription by which women afflicted with endometriosis can reclaim their lives. Written by a surgeon and physical therapist who have treated women of all ages and helped them reclaim their lives. Endometriosisis an...

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How to grow a human  by Philip Ball

How to grow a human

Philip Ball

Book

A cutting-edge examination of what it means to be human and to have a 'self' in the face of new scientific developments in genetic editing, cloning and neural downloading. After seeing his own cells used to grow clumps of new neurons – essentially mi...

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Bridget's healthy kitchen  by Bridget (Chef) Davis

Bridget's healthy kitchen

Bridget (Chef) Davis

Book

Take control of your diet and your life. Become the master of your health and wellness and learn how to cook without losing out on taste and satisfaction.

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Plant paradigm  by James (Vegan) author. Wilson

Plant paradigm

James (Vegan) author. Wilson

Book

"After a lifetime farming, growing, harvesting and eating meat and milk, a health scare persuaded the author James Wilson and his wife Barbie to adopt a whole-food plant-based lifestyle (WFPB) and they have never looked back.James asserts that a whol...

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Winning your blood sugar battle  by Richard Furman

Winning your blood sugar battle

Richard Furman

Book

As of 2017, more than 30 million Americans have diabetes. Another 84 million--more than 30% of the adult population--have elevated blood sugar levels that put them at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes. For most of us, it takes a medical emergency to...

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The everything guide to intermittent fasting  by Lindsay Boyers

The everything guide to intermittent fasting

Lindsay Boyers

Book

Intermittent fasting involves alternating cycles of fasting and eating, all within a set time schedule. Not only does intermittent fasting help you lose those stubborn pounds, it can increase your energy, help produce good gut bacteria, reduce inflam...

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Healing the thyroid with ayurveda  by Marianne Teitelbaum

Healing the thyroid with ayurveda

Marianne Teitelbaum

Book

A comprehensive guide to addressing the growing epidemic of thyroid disease from the perspective of the Ayurvedic tradition.

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Fighting for my life  by Jamie TenNapel Tyrone

Fighting for my life

Jamie TenNapel Tyrone

Book

A uniquely hopeful exploration of the impact of Alzheimer's disease. This book combines the compelling story of Jamie Tyrone, a self-proclaimed "lab rat" diagnosed with a 91 percent chance of contracting AD, with the medical expertise of Dr. Marwan Sabbagh,...

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Diagnosis and treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalitis  by Sarah Myhill

Diagnosis and treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome and myalgic encephalitis

Sarah Myhill

Book

"Dr Myhill explains the importance of mitochondria and their role in every aspect of our lives, showing how we fail if they fail. She shows how their activity can be measured and how her recently published research supports her programme for mitochon...

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Anatomy trains  by Thomas W. Myers

Anatomy trains

Thomas W. Myers

Book

"The latest edition of this highly successful volume presents a unique understanding of the role of fascia in healthy movement and postural distortion which is of vital importance to bodyworkers and movement therapists worldwide. Fully updated with the...

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Bipolar disorder  by Sarah Owen

Bipolar disorder

Sarah Owen

Book

The shocking truth is that one in fifty of us will have Bipolar Disorder at some point in our lives. If you, a friend or a family member, is diagnosed with Bipolar, or if you suspect that someone you know may have Bipolar, this book is a fantastic first...

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Finally full, finally slim  by Lisa R. Young

Finally full, finally slim

Lisa R. Young

Book

Finally Full, Finally Slim shows you how to permanently lose weight by right-sizing your portions without eliminating entire food groups or staring at an empty plate. Within these pages, Dr. Young outlines thirty days worth of simple changes to help you...

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Hacking the code of life  by Nessa Carey

Hacking the code of life

Nessa Carey

Book

Just 45 years ago, the age of gene modification was born. Researchers could create glow-in-the-dark mice, farmyard animals producing drugs in their milk, and vitamin-enhanced rice that could prevent half a million people going blind every year. But now...

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Influenza  by Jeremy Brown

Influenza

Jeremy Brown

Book

"On the 100th anniversary of the devastating pandemic of 1918, Jeremy Brown, a veteran ER doctor, explores the troubling, terrifying, and complex history of the flu virus, from the origins of the Great Flu that killed millions, to vexing questions such...

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Physicians, plagues, and progress  by Allan Chapman

Physicians, plagues, and progress

Allan Chapman

Book

"Since the dawn of time, man has sought to improve his health and that of his neighbour. The human race, around the world, has been on a long and complex journey, seeking to find out how our bodies work, and what heals them. Embarking on a four-thous...

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Miracle cure  by William Rosen

Miracle cure

William Rosen

Book

"An epic chronicle of the discoveries, and the consequences, of the antibiotic age the greatest revolution in science since the invention of agriculture"-- Back cover.

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The fibromanual  by Ginevra Liptan

The fibromanual

Ginevra Liptan

Book

"Ten million Americans experience the widespread muscle pain, profound fatigue, and fuzzy brain ("fibrofog") that have long frustrated both patients and doctors. In this unique resource, Ginevra Liptan, M.D., shares a cutting-edge new approach that goes...

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A planet of viruses  by Carl Zimmer

A planet of viruses

Carl Zimmer

Book

The past year has been one of viral panic--panic about viruses, that is. Through headlines, public health warnings, and at least one homemade hazmat suit, we were reminded of the powerful force of viruses. They are the smallest living things known to...

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Understanding and responding to self-harm  by Allan House

Understanding and responding to self-harm

Allan House

Book

Many of us have self-harmed, and even more will know someone who has. But few of us may understand why, or know what to do to help ourselves, friends or family in similar situations. It can be a very isolating experience. Understanding and Responding...

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In-vitro fertilization

In-vitro fertilization

Book

The birth of Louise Joy Brown - the world's first baby born following in-vitro fertilization - heralded a medical revolution. Forty years later, many thousands of babies are born each year following IVF. Assisted reproduction is a global industry with...

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The royal art of poison  by Eleanor Herman

The royal art of poison

Eleanor Herman

Book

The story of poison is the story of power. For centuries, the royal families of Western Europe have feared the gut-roiling, vomit-inducing agony of a little something added to their food or wine by an enemy. To avoid poison, they depended on tasters,...

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Giving up without giving up  by Jim Green

Giving up without giving up

Jim Green

Book

'What if the suffering that we call depression contains experiences and lessons without which we cannot be fully alive?' This is one of the many startling questions that Giving Up Without Giving Up invites us to ask ourselves. Depression seems to be ...

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Dealing with depression  by Jan Marsh

Dealing with depression

Jan Marsh

Book

Dealing with Depression offers a simple, easy to follow, non-judgmental and, above all, effective exploration of depression and how to manage it. A range of strategies is outlined, including the physiological fundamentals of sleep, healthy diet and exercise...

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The collected schizophrenias  by Esmé Weijun Wang

The collected schizophrenias

Esmé Weijun Wang

Book

An intimate, moving book written with the immediacy an directness of one who still struggles with the effects of mental and chronic illness, The Collected Schizophrenias cuts right to the core. Schizophrenia is not a single unifying diagnosis, and Esmé...

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Evil  by Julia Shaw

Evil

Julia Shaw

Book

Dr. Julia Shaw, a criminal psychologist, uses the latest scientific research to offer a more enlightened and nuanced explanation for why people behave so badly and how we can prevent evil acts by understanding more profoundly how such acts come about...

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The science of a long life  by Valentin Fuster

The science of a long life

Valentin Fuster

Book

Although some people age faster than others, we cannot turn back time and curb our chronological age. As a research scientist, doctor, and physician in chief at Mount Sinai Hospital with four decades of experience, I know that what we can do is change...

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Fibromyalgia freedom!  by Kathleen Standafer

Fibromyalgia freedom!

Kathleen Standafer

Book

Fibromyalgia is complicated. Finding relief shouldn't be. Fibromyalgia Freedom will show you exactly how to change your diet so you can feel better today-simply and naturally. If you're one of the 12 million Americans living with fibromyalgia then you're...

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Living full  by Danielle Sherman-Lazar

Living full

Danielle Sherman-Lazar

Book

Eating disorders in young adults are hardly talked about, but are pervasive. Eating disorders are kept hidden out of shame. A groundbreaking 2012 study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders found that about 13 percent of women over...

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We're pregnant!  by Adrian Kulp

We're pregnant!

Adrian Kulp

Book

Being a great first-time dad doesn't mean being perfect. It means having the tools you need to be a supportive partner during and after pregnancy--which is exactly what We're Pregnant! The First-Time Dad's Pregnancy Handbook is all about. From heartburn...

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Work fuel  by Graham Allcott

Work fuel

Graham Allcott

Book

We all know the benefits of healthy eating, but in practice, it's often just not compatible with a busy, working lifestyle. Grabbing food on the go between meetings, before you rush to the gym, after catching up with friends - there's just not enough...

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HIIT your limit  by Len Kravitz

HIIT your limit

Len Kravitz

Book

Get lean, build muscle, and stay healthy in only ten minutes a day! A Fitness Hall of Fame inductee and world-famous exercise scientist explains the #1 new fitness trend and how to get and keep the body you've always wanted. High-intensity interval t...

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Practical solutions for back pain relief  by Dana Santas

Practical solutions for back pain relief

Dana Santas

Book

Relieve back pain with 40 easy-to-follow mind-body exercises. Whether you've recently injured your back or suffer from chronic discomfort, you know the impact pain has on your daily life. But you don't have to choose between drugs and surgery just to...

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50 things to do before you deliver  by Jill Krause

50 things to do before you deliver

Jill Krause

Book

Offers fifty proactive steps for first-time mothers to prepare for childbirth, covering mental and physical health, wellness, nutrition, relationships, baby gear, and breastfeeding.

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Bioregulatory medicine  by Dickson Thom

Bioregulatory medicine

Dickson Thom

Book

Over half of the world’s population is afflicted with some form of chronic or degenerative illness. Heart disease, autoimmune disease, diabetes, neurological conditions, cancer, Lyme disease―the list goes on. The conventional, allopathic,...

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Grow your own herbal remedies  by Maria Noël Groves

Grow your own herbal remedies

Maria Noël Groves

Book

Expert herbalist Maria Noël Groves has advice for budding herb gardeners: grow just what your body needs! In Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies, Groves provides 23 specially tailored garden plans for addressing the most common health needs, along with sim...

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The energy healer's guide  by Nancy Anne Clark

The energy healer's guide

Nancy Anne Clark

Book

It is the transformative moment of seeing inside the body. The dark spot on the man's chest is so distracting that she finds herself looking at it more often than into his eyes. Suddenly, Nancy feels compelled to change this strange appearance so it ...

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Gut well soon  by Catherine Rogers

Gut well soon

Catherine Rogers

Book

Gut Well Soon navigates the turbulent waters of health and wellness in the 21st century. It explores the science underpinning the health claims and misconceptions we have all heard but never fully understood. In particular it explains why our gut bacteria...

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The talking cure  by Gillian Straker

The talking cure

Gillian Straker

Book

The essence of successful therapy is the relationship between the therapist and the patient, a dance of growing trust and understanding. It is an intimate, messy, often surprising and sometimes confusing business -but when it works, it's life-changing....

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The first breath  by Olivia Gordon

The first breath

Olivia Gordon

Book

What happens when pregnancy and the first few weeks of a baby's life don't go as planned? How have advances in modern medicine and perinatal genetics redefined our perceptions of what is possible?The First Breath by Olivia Gordon is a powerful medical...

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Self-care for moms  by Sara Robinson

Self-care for moms

Sara Robinson

Book

150 quick and easy self-care activities especially for busy moms—perfect for even the most chaotic schedule.

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Perimenopause  by Anna Garrett

Perimenopause

Anna Garrett

Book

"Perimenopause? What?! I'm way too young!" If you're suddenly struggling with weight gain, insomnia, irregular bleeding or flooding, mood swings, and relationship challenges, perimenopause may be knocking at your door. And there's more! Burning tongue,...

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102 things to do before you are due  by Dawn Dais

102 things to do before you are due

Dawn Dais

Book

Whether your pregnancy was an oopsie or involved intricately chartered ovulation cycles you are most likely going to kick off the party with a home pregnancy test. Or ten. And there you'll be sitting, staring at a little stick, waiting for it to change...

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Magnesium  by Gretchen Lidicker

Magnesium

Gretchen Lidicker

Book

Oh Mg! Is there anything magnesium can’t do? Often called the miracle macro- mineral, magnesium has been credited with healing everything from headaches and insomnia to depression and heart disease. Magnesium plays a crucial part in the synthesis of ...

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Wife, just let go  by Robert Briggs

Wife, just let go

Robert Briggs

Book

An extraordinary love story, Wife Just Let Go are the last words Robert Briggs wrote to his wife before he passed away from Alzheimer's disease. A publisher, literary agent, and author who deeply felt the influence of the Beat era, Robert never stopp...

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Finding your best self  by Lisa Najavits

Finding your best self

Lisa Najavits

Book

Addiction and trauma are two of the most common and difficult issues that people face. In this motivating book, leading expert Lisa Najavits explains the link between addiction and trauma and presents science-based self-help strategies that you can use...

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Victoria's voice  by Victoria Siegel

Victoria's voice

Victoria Siegel

Book

On June 6, 2015, David and Jackie Siegel received the call that no parent should ever get. Their beautiful, vibrant, 18-year-old daughter Victoria had died of a drug overdose. The Siegels vowed to do whatever it takes to prevent this from happening to...

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The new rules of pregnancy  by Adrienne L. Simone

The new rules of pregnancy

Adrienne L. Simone

Book

Finally, a calming pregnancy book that cuts through the noise to tell expectant mothers exactly what they need to know--and what they can stop obsessing about and over-researching. In The New Rules of Pregnancy, two leading OB-GYNs guide you, the mod...

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Superbugs  by Matt McCarthy

Superbugs

Matt McCarthy

Book

An exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock to find new treatments in the fight against the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs. Physician, researcher, and ethics professor Matt McCarthy is on the front lines...

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Hip replacement

Hip replacement

Book

Each year, more than 300,000 adults in the United States undergo hip replacement surgery. What can the many people experiencing hip pain in this country expect before, during, and after surgery? Hip Replacement—part of a new series of Johns Hopkins U...

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Sweet remedies  by Dawn Michele Combs

Sweet remedies

Dawn Michele Combs

Book

A guide to making and using medicinal herbal honeys, with dozens of recipes for targeted herb combinations that support daily well-being and ease common ailments, ranging from anxiety and heart health to headache relief, soothing a sore throat, and m...

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Tame your anxiety  by Loretta Graziano Breuning

Tame your anxiety

Loretta Graziano Breuning

Book

Anxiety is natural. Calm is learned. If you didn't learn yesterday, you can learn today. It's not easy, of course. Once your natural alarm system is triggered, it's hard to find the off switch. Indeed, you don't have an off switch until you build one....

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KetoFast  by Joseph Mercola

KetoFast

Joseph Mercola

Book

We all know that food is medicine-- but sometimes going without food can be healthy. Mercola shows that short, doable fasts, when strategically timed, are an incredibly powerful metabolic intervention, dovetailing perfectly with a ketogenic diet to a...

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Everything begins with asking for help  by Kevin Braddock

Everything begins with asking for help

Kevin Braddock

Book

An honest guide to depression and anxiety, from rock bottom to recovery, from someone who has been through it and come out the other side. Kevin Braddock's fast-paced life in Berlin as a successful magazine journalist was brought to a sudden halt by a...

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The age-well project  by Annabel Streets

The age-well project

Annabel Streets

Book

Diseases of older age take root decades before symptoms appear. For a longer, happier life, we need to plan ahead – but what exactly should we do? For five years, Annabel Streets and Susan Saunders immersed themselves in the latest science of longevi...

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What no one tells you  by Alexandra Sacks

What no one tells you

Alexandra Sacks

Book

Your guide to the emotions of pregnancy and early motherhood, from top reproductive psychiatrists Dr Sacs and Dr Bindorf. With a combined thirty years of counseling new and expectant mothers, Dr Sacks and Dr Birndorf have seen firsthand how the pressure...

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Healing Art Of Tai Chi, The: Becoming One With Nature  by Martin Lee

Healing Art Of Tai Chi, The: Becoming One With Nature

Martin Lee

Book

Is tai chi a stretching exercise, deep-breathing program, martial art, dance or prayer? Yes, it's all those and more. Tai chi, like many ancient Eastern practices, does not fit strict Western categories. Tai chi, together with the extraordinary self-...

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The autism-friendly guide to periods  by Robyn Steward

The autism-friendly guide to periods

Robyn Steward

Book

Promoting the fact that everyone either has periods or knows someone who does, the book reduces the anxiety girls face in asking for help. It offers direct advice on what periods look and feel like and how to manage hygiene and pain. It also breaks u...

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Living with it  by Bev Aisbett

Living with it

Bev Aisbett

Book

The classic guide for panic attack sufferers - now fully revised and updated. Panic attacks - approximately 5% of the population will experience them at some time or another. The dread of having an attack - they seemingly come out of nowhere - transforms...

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Superbugs  by William (Author of Superbugs) Hall

Superbugs

William (Author of Superbugs) Hall

Book

Antibiotics are powerful drugs that can prevent and treat infections, but they are becoming less effective as a result of drug resistance. Superbugs describes this growing global threat, the systematic failures that have led to it, and solutions that...

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The power of plagues  by Irwin W. Sherman

The power of plagues

Irwin W. Sherman

Book

"The Power of Plagues presents a rogues' gallery of epidemic-causing microorganisms placed in the context of world history. Author Irwin W. Sherman introduces the microbes that caused these epidemics and the people who sought (and still seek) to understand...

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The gardener's companion to medicinal plants  by Monique Simmonds

The gardener's companion to medicinal plants

Monique Simmonds

Book

"The Gardener's Companion to Medicinal Plants is a beautifully illustrated giftable gardening reference book, which combines exquisite botanical illustrations with practical self-help projects. Every day sees a discovery in the press about the new uses...

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The man who mistook his wife for a hat  by Oliver Sacks

The man who mistook his wife for a hat

Oliver Sacks

Book

Using case studies, Sacks examines the effects of impairment and incapacity of neurological function such as loss of speech and loss of memory, and looks at the relationship between the brain and the mind.

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Healing developmental trauma  by Laurence Heller

Healing developmental trauma

Laurence Heller

Book

"Written for those working to heal developmental trauma and seeking new tools for self-awareness and growth, this book focuses on conflicts surrounding the capacity for connection and introduces the NeuroAffective Relational Model, a unified approach...

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Getting past your past  by Francine Shapiro

Getting past your past

Francine Shapiro

Book

A user's guide to a form of psychotherapy used for healing ailments ranging from PTSD to minor anxiety and depression. Whether we've experienced small setbacks or major traumas, we are all influenced by memories and experiences we may not remember or...

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