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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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Everyday Chinese medicine  by Mindi K. Counts

Everyday Chinese medicine

Mindi K. Counts

Book

This friendly guide to a 2,000-year-old lineage of healing wisdom integrates both the Five Element theory and the practices of traditional Chinese medicine to uncover what your body needs for balance and optimal health. Everyday Chinese Medicine demy...

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Teaching yoga  by Mark Stephens

Teaching yoga

Mark Stephens

Book

Drawing on a wide spectrum of perspectives, and featuring more than 150 photographs and illustrations, this resource covers fundamental topics of yoga philosophy and history, including a historical presentation of classical yoga literature and the ma...

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Waking the tiger  by Peter A. Levine

Waking the tiger

Peter A. Levine

Book

Waking the Tiger offers a new and hopeful vision of trauma. It views the human animal as a unique being, endowed with an instinctual capacity to heal as well as an intellectual spirit to harness this innate capacity. It asks and answers an intriguing...

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Malignant  by Vinayak K. Prasad

Malignant

Vinayak K. Prasad

Book

Each week, people read about new and exciting cancer drugs. Some of these drugs are truly transformative, offering major improvements in how long patients live or how they feel-but what is often missing from the popular narrative is that, far too often,...

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The food cure  by Monte Lai

The food cure

Monte Lai

Book

Modern medicine has done much in the field of acute conditions, such as trauma, infections, burns and bone fractures, but it has limited success in treating chronic diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and diabetes, among others....

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The Whitlock workout  by Max Whitlock

The Whitlock workout

Max Whitlock

Book

The UK's most successful male gymnast, Max Whitlock, has always done things a bit differently. Whilst other sportsmen and women spend hours and hours in the gym, he has always focused on his core strength, employing workouts that are simple and easy to...

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The complete guide to self-care  by Kiki Ely

The complete guide to self-care

Kiki Ely

Book

Caring for yourself is far from selfish and self-care is far from a new phenomenon, but it’s recently been in the popular vernacular. With screens, work emails on our phones, notifications, and poor boundaries between ourselves and the world around us,...

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Fast carbs, slow carbs  by David A. Kessler

Fast carbs, slow carbs

David A. Kessler

Book

Unprecedented numbers of us suffer from obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and other debilitating illnesses. The root cause: processed foods. We live in a reality in which processed carbohydrates became our main food source. Kessler explains how eating...

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Living with ADHD  by Thom Hartmann

Living with ADHD

Thom Hartmann

Book

A practical system for those with ADHD to take back their personal power and embrace their unique talents for success in the modern world.

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Fast asleep  by Michael Mosley

Fast asleep

Michael Mosley

Book

Getting a good night's sleep can improve your mood, cut your risk of depression, help you fight chronic disease, keep you slim and even improve your memory; so why is it that so many of us don't prioritise the necessary 7-8 hours a night? In Fast Asleep,...

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Lifespan  by David (David A.) Sinclair

Lifespan

David (David A.) Sinclair

Book

From an acclaimed Harvard professor and one of Time's most influential people, this paradigm-shifting book shows how almost everything we think we know about aging is wrong, offers a front-row seat to the amazing global effort to slow, stop, and reverse...

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Anxiety

Anxiety

Book

Far more than we tend to realise, we're all - in private - deeply anxious. There is so much that worries us across our days and nights: whether our hopes will come true, whether others will like us, whether the people we care about will be OK, whether...

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The body  by Bill Bryson

The body

Bill Bryson

Book

'We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore the...

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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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The five-element solution  by Jean Haner

The five-element solution

Jean Haner

Book

The ancient Chinese discovered a secret that remains little-known in the West to this day: the map of how your life is meant to work. And just like an acupuncturist treats energy points in the body to heal you physically, this book will show you how to...

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Myofascial training  by Ester Albini

Myofascial training

Ester Albini

Book

Perform your best and feel your best by keeping your body flexible, strong, and mobile. Myofascial Training: Intelligent Movement for Mobility, Performance, and Recovery will show you how to reset your network of fascia, the connective tissues that support...

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Mind over medicine  by Lissa Rankin

Mind over medicine

Lissa Rankin

Book

When Mind Over Medicine was first published, it broke new ground in the fertile region where science and spirituality intersect. Through the process of restoring her own health, Dr. Lissa Rankin discovered that the conventional health care she had been...

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Anatomy & strength training  by Guillermo Seijas Albir

Anatomy & strength training

Guillermo Seijas Albir

Book

Keeping in shape and showing off a toned body is not only an aesthetic advantage, but also a basic requirement for good health and total physical strength. The good news is there is no need to pump iron at a gym to achieve this! New workout trends crop...

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The renaissance diet 2.0  by Mike Israetel

The renaissance diet 2.0

Mike Israetel

Book

The Renaissance Diet 2.0 is not a fad. Instead, this hands-on guide presents a sports nutrition approach to eating for fat loss, muscle gain, and enhanced sport performance by incorporating current, comprehensive evidence - setting it apart from all ...

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The Auckland Hospital 'Central' Laboratory, 1897-1950  by John (John Gordon) Buchanan

The Auckland Hospital 'Central' Laboratory, 1897-1950

John (John Gordon) Buchanan

Book

"When John Buchanan was appointed to the position of Assistant Haematologist in the Auckland Hospital Laboratory in 1964, the high standard of work and fine spirit of the staff aroused his curiosity about earlier times. This book is the result. It traces...

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Fitness hacks for over 50  by K. Aleisha Fetters

Fitness hacks for over 50

K. Aleisha Fetters

Book

Being active and in shape helps you sleep, keeps you strong and healthy, and improves balance, your social life-and even your sex life! We all know exercise is good for us, but time, money, age, and inertia often keep us stuck on the couch. But you don't...

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Free your fascia  by Daniel Fenster

Free your fascia

Daniel Fenster

Book

What if some of your health problems were caused by an organ you never even knew existed - your fascia? Fascia is a single, interconnected web of tissue that runs from the top of your head to the bottoms of your feet. It surrounds every organ, every ...

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Mindfulness for insomnia by Catherine Polan Orzech

Mindfulness for insomnia

Catherine Polan Orzech

Large Print

"If you're one of countless people who suffer from insomnia and its negative effects, the soothing mindfulness practices in this book will help ease you back to truly restorative sleep. Here, you'll learn how to break the cycle of anxious thinking, r...

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The healthy brain book  by William Sears

The healthy brain book

William Sears

Book

Internationally renowned family doctor William Sears and noted neurologist Vincent M. Fortanasce present an accessible, all-ages guide to optimum brain health, from treating depression, anxiety, and ADHD to preventing Alzheimer's and dementia, with or...

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The book of overthinking by Gwendoline Smith

The book of overthinking

Gwendoline Smith

Large Print

"Overthinking is also known as worrying or ruminating and it's a form of anxiety that many people suffer from. Psychologist and bestselling author Gwendoline Smith explains in clear and simple language the concepts of positive and negative overthinking,...

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Bird therapy  by Joe Harkness

Bird therapy

Joe Harkness

Book

When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed...

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Period queen  by Lucy Peach

Period queen

Lucy Peach

Book

As young girls, most of us were given the talk about how to manage our periods. It's the beginning of a tedious bloody grind, one of the last great taboos. But the truth is, the menstrual cycle has benefits - big, fantastic, daily, monthly, even life...

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Overkill  by Paul A. Offit

Overkill

Paul A. Offit

Book

Modern medicine has significantly advanced in the last few decades as more informed practices, thorough research, and incredible breakthroughs have made it possible to successfully treat and even eradicate many serious ailments. But while we have learned...

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Volume control by David Owen

Volume control

David Owen

Large Print

"The surprising science of hearing and the remarkable technologies that can help us hear better. Our sense of hearing makes it easy to connect with the world and the people around us. The human system for processing sound is a biological marvel, an i...

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Sex matters  by Alyson J. McGregor

Sex matters

Alyson J. McGregor

Book

A clarion call about the dangers of medicine for women, as well as a manual for how women can get the right care for their bodies. Sex Matters tackles one of the most urgent, yet unspoken issues facing women's health care today: all models of medical...

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Tooth and veil by Noel O'Hare

Tooth and veil

Noel O'Hare

Book

"In 1921, the School Dental Service was established. A social experiment unique to New Zealand, it was lauded around the world and later modelled in 15 countries. This is the story of those on the front line of that experiment, the dental nurses who ...

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When we do harm  by Danielle Ofri

When we do harm

Danielle Ofri

Book

Physician and author Danielle Ofri investigates how medical error could be killing 10% of patients and causing 33% of hospital deaths. These stories ask us to reconsider what happens when the medical system does us harm.

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The complete reflexology tutor  by Ann Gillanders

The complete reflexology tutor

Ann Gillanders

Book

Learn how to practice reflexology with this all-encompassing guide. Discover the origins of reflexology and how it works, then learn through the step-by-step guides how to master a variety of foot and hand reflexology routines. The Complete Reflexology...

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Your anxiety beast and you  by Eric (Clinical psychologist) Goodman

Your anxiety beast and you

Eric (Clinical psychologist) Goodma...

Book

Just like The Beast in the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, anxiety is an emotion that society initially misjudges as the villain. Your Anxiety Beast and You is a kinder, more compassionate approach for people suffering from anxiety. Rather than living...

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Radical hope  by Kelly A. Turner

Radical hope

Kelly A. Turner

Book

Real-life stories from survivors of cancer and other diseases who have used the 9 key factors from the New York Times best-selling Radical Remission, with updated research and a tenth key factor revealed. Following the publication of the New York Tim...

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Breathwork  by Andrew Smart

Breathwork

Andrew Smart

Book

This book is an inspiring guide to breathwork, the practice of using breathing exercises and mindfulness techniques to calm the mind and body. In these pages, breathwork teacher Andrew Smart presents a variety of foundational breathing techniques from...

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Ending Parkinson's disease  by Ray Dorsey

Ending Parkinson's disease

Ray Dorsey

Book

Neurological disorders are now the world's leading source of disability, and the fastest growing of these disorders is Parkinson disease. Between 1990 and 2015 the number of people with Parkinson's doubled to over 6 million and is projected to double...

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Run to the finish  by Amanda (Runner) Brooks

Run to the finish

Amanda (Runner) Brooks

Book

In her first book, popular runner blogger Amanda Brooks lays out the path to finding greater fulfillment in running for those who consider themselves "middle of the pack runners" -- they're not trying to win Boston (or even qualify for Boston); they just...

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Perimenopower  by Katarina Wilk

Perimenopower

Katarina Wilk

Book

It's time to tap into your perimenopower! We hear a lot these days about the menopause, but there may be up to fifteen years of hormonal changes in a woman's body before she reaches the point where her periods stop. These years can be turbulent both....

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How not to get old  by Jane Gordon

How not to get old

Jane Gordon

Book

When journalist Jane Gordon was hospitalised and left immobile after a nasty car accident, dependent on others to feed her and help her to the bathroom, she suddenly had to confront what it might be like to one day be old and infirm. Determined to not...

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Killer high  by Peter Andreas

Killer high

Peter Andreas

Book

There is growing alarm over how drugs empower terrorists, insurgents, militias, and gangs. But by looking back not just years and decades but centuries, Peter Andreas reveals that the drugs-conflict nexus is actually an old story, and that powerful states...

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Medicine

Medicine

Book

In autumn 2019 a spectacular suite of new Medicine galleries is due to open at the Science Museum in London, representing the biggest and most ambitious project that the Museum has ever undertaken. This permanent exhibition will include the historic ...

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Introduction to healthcare for Chinese-speaking interpreters and translators  by Ineke Crezee

Introduction to healthcare for Chinese-speaking interpreters and translators

Ineke Crezee

Book

This book is based on the very popular international publication (Crezee, 2013) and has been supplemented with Chinese glossaries. Just like the 2013 textbook, this practical resource will allow interpreters and translators to quickly read up on heal...

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Crystal reiki healing  by Philip Permutt

Crystal reiki healing

Philip Permutt

Book

Discover how to use crystals in conjunction with Reiki healing for a powerful, holistic therapy that will improve your health and quality of life.

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Notes from an apocalypse  by Mark O'Connell

Notes from an apocalypse

Mark O'Connell

Book

We're alive in a time of worst-case scenarios: The weather has gone uncanny, volatile. Our old post-war alliances are crumbling. Everywhere you look there's an omen, a joke whose punchline is the end of the world. How are we to live in the shadow of such...

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Macronutrient basics  by Matt Dustin

Macronutrient basics

Matt Dustin

Book

All over the world, people have been looking for ways to lose weight and build lean muscle while still eating all the foods they enjoy. The macro diet has gained popularity with its flexible approach to eating that allows all food groups and simply r...

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Quitting smoking & vaping  by Charles H. Elliott

Quitting smoking & vaping

Charles H. Elliott

Book

Most people know that smoking is bad for their health and believe vaping is a better alternative. Now, vaping has become a national epidemic and shows no sign of slowing. Quitting Smoking & Vaping For Dummies delivers facts about the differences betw...

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The idea of the brain  by Matthew Cobb

The idea of the brain

Matthew Cobb

Book

The brain is the most complicated object in the universe. Here's how we found out what we know so far. We've been trying to make sense of the link between our minds and our bodies since the very dawn of civilisation. Now the pace is hotting up. Join ...

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Quit vaping  by Brad Lamm

Quit vaping

Brad Lamm

Book

The first-ever book on how to quit vaping will help you stop for good and improve your lung health. Vaping has become an urgent public health crisis. Almost 15 million Americans not only are consuming concentrations of nicotine more potent and addictive...

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Restorative yoga  by Caren Baginski

Restorative yoga

Caren Baginski

Book

Restorative yoga is different than other active yoga styles that focus on stretching and movement. A restorative practice emphasizes mindful rest and stillness, and utilizes props like bolsters and blankets to ensure the body is fully supported, comp...

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Wild remedies  by Rosalee de la Forêt

Wild remedies

Rosalee de la Forêt

Book

That's not a weed-it's a healing meal! Learn how to use wild plants for food and medicine in this illustrated guide from two expert herbalists. Millions of people are interested in natural and holistic health, yet many are missing out on the key ingr...

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The lady's handbook for her mysterious illness  by Sarah Ramey

The lady's handbook for her mysterious illness

Sarah Ramey

Book

The darkly funny memoir of Sarah Ramey’s years-long battle with a mysterious illness that doctors thought was all in her head—but wasn’t. A revelation and an inspiration for millions of women whose legitimate health complaints are ignored. In her har...

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Taller, slimmer, younger  by Lauren Roxburgh

Taller, slimmer, younger

Lauren Roxburgh

Book

From the A-list bodyworker, trainer, and alignment expert dubbed 'the body whisperer' by Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop comes Taller, Slimmer, Younger --a powerfully simple daily foam roller routine to help you sculpt longer, leaner muscles, stand an inch taller,...

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The doctor who fooled the world  by Brian Deer

The doctor who fooled the world

Brian Deer

Book

Andrew Wakefield, a former British doctor, has been a leading proponent of the discredited view that vaccines cause autism. The discrediting of Wakefield and the anti-vax position he propelled is due largely to the work of Brian Deer, an investigative...

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Close your eyes, lose weight  by Grace (Hypnotherapist) author. Smith

Close your eyes, lose weight

Grace (Hypnotherapist) author. Smit...

Book

The world's #1 hypnotherapy resource and author of Close Your Eyes, Get Free, Grace Smith returns with a new title that will help readers confront the subconscious issues that are preventing them from losing weight-and shows them how to relearn their...

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The narcissist in your life  by Julie L. (Julie Lynn) 1964- author. Hall

The narcissist in your life

Julie L. (Julie Lynn) 1964- author....

Book

A must-read for survivors and clinicians alike, The Narcissist in Your Life illuminates the devastating experience of narcissism in families and relationships, acknowledges the emotional and physical trauma that results, and offers compassionate, pra...

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The energy secret  by Jane Alexander

The energy secret

Jane Alexander

Book

Energy runs through all of life and links us with other people, our homes and nature and with the universe and spirit. But we don't really use it to our benefit. Understanding and directing your vital energy can give life more meaning and purpose and...

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Man-opause  by Brian R. Clement

Man-opause

Brian R. Clement

Book

Everything a man-or woman-needs to know about the symptoms-irritability, depression, fatigue, weight gain- of male hormone imbalances can be found in this authoritative yet accessible book that reveals the latest science findings.

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Immunity  by Jenna Macciochi

Immunity

Jenna Macciochi

Book

Strengthen your immunity for good. In this groundbreaking book, expert immunologist Dr Jenna Macciochi unravels the new science around immunity and decodes exactly what it takes to be well in the modern day. Offering simple, clear and educated advice,...

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Super-Women  by Janina Scarlet

Super-Women

Janina Scarlet

Book

Have you ever struggled with weight issues? Have you faced prejudice because of your gender identity or sexuality? Have you had to cope with depression, anxiety or bullying? Have you been the victim of sexual assault? If the answer to any of these is...

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Notes from an apocalypse  by Mark O'Connell

Notes from an apocalypse

Mark O'Connell

Book

We're alive in a time of worst-case scenarios: The weather has gone uncanny, volatile. Our old post-war alliances are crumbling. Everywhere you look there's an omen, a joke whose punchline is the end of the world. How are we to live in the shadow of such...

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The PCOS plan  by Nadia Brito Pateguana

The PCOS plan

Nadia Brito Pateguana

Book

The author of the bestselling The Obesity Code joins forces with a naturopath who recovered from PCOS to offer methods for its prevention and reversal. Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common reproductive disorder in the world, affecting ...

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An ABC of prostate cancer today  by Alan G. Lawrenson

An ABC of prostate cancer today

Alan G. Lawrenson

Book

Parts 1 and 3 of the book are mainly focused on Alan being diagnosed with intermediate risk prostate cancer, and the process he went through to finally have proton beam radiation therapy in Seoul, South Korea in early 2013. Part 2 of the book focuses...

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Mind over weight  by Ian Smith

Mind over weight

Ian Smith

Book

A motivational guide to losing weight and mantaining success by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Clean Lean Every day of every year, thousands of people start some type of weight loss/transformation journey. Mind over Weight is an important...

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Toxic farts, brain-eating amoebas, mosquito assassins & more

Toxic farts, brain-eating amoebas, mosquito assassins & more

Book

Mother nature hopes you croak. If you think the biggest threat to humanity is our fellow humans, think again. From flesh-eating fiends and parasitic pests to icicles just loose enought to impale from above, we as a species have innumerable enemies and...

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The Spanish flu epidemic and its influence on history  by Jaime Breitnauer

The Spanish flu epidemic and its influence on history

Jaime Breitnauer

Book

On the second Monday of March 1918, the world changed forever. What seemed like a harmless cold morphed into a global pandemic that would wipe out as many as a hundred-million people – ten times as many as the Great War. German troops faltered lending...

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Life in the fasting lane  by Jason Fung

Life in the fasting lane

Jason Fung

Book

Take the guesswork (and fear) out of fasting with real-life and expert advice. For many who are eager to try out fasting, the regimen can feel a bit intimidating. People rightly wonder: How often can I eat? Will I be able to focus at work? Will I have...

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Minding yourself  by Dave Nixon

Minding yourself

Dave Nixon

Book

Minding yourSELF challenges the traditional approach to fitness and reframes the positive psychological approach to training, nutrition, and "self-love." For decades, trends in the fitness industry have created long-term psychological issues and prov...

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Perfectly hidden depression  by Margaret Robinson Rutherford

Perfectly hidden depression

Margaret Robinson Rutherford

Book

If you were raised to believe that painful emotions are a sign of weakness, or if being vulnerable has always made you feel unsafe, then you may have survived by creating a perfect-looking life--a life where you appear to be successful, engaged, and ...

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What doesn't kill you  by Rachel Haynes

What doesn't kill you

Rachel Haynes

Book

What lies beneath survival is the realization that the end of treatment is not the end of the story. Rachel Haynes survived cancer not once, but twice. This is her story about facing treatment, the joy of remission, followed by the heartbreak of relapse...

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High fibre keto  by Naomi Whittel

High fibre keto

Naomi Whittel

Book

A female-centric keto diet and jumpstart plan from the New York Times bestselling author of Glow15. Have you tried going keto and found that it has made you feel worse rather than better? Does keto seem to make sense in so many ways yet seem just slightly...

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Overcoming body-focused repetitive behaviors  by Charles S. Mansueto

Overcoming body-focused repetitive behaviors

Charles S. Mansueto

Book

If you have a body-focused repetitive behavior (BFRB)--such as hair pulling or skin picking--you may be reluctant to seek help due to feelings of shame or embarrassment. But you should know that you are not alone, and there are proven-effective strategies...

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Kettlebell  by Pavel Tsatsouline

Kettlebell

Pavel Tsatsouline

Book

Learn how to use the extreme hand-held gym from the man who started the kettlebell revolution. Simple & Sinister will physically prepare you for almost anything life could throw at you, from carrying a piano upstairs or holding your own in a street f...

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Yoga and science in pain care

Yoga and science in pain care

Book

The book takes an integrated approach to pain rehabilitation and combines pain science, rehabilitation and yoga with evidence-based approaches from respected contributors. They demonstrate how to integrate the concepts, philosophies and practices of yoga...

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Stretching anatomy  by Arnold G. Nelson

Stretching anatomy

Arnold G. Nelson

Book

This guide combines step-by-step instructions for performing stretches and full-color anatomical illustrations highlighting the primary muscles and surrounding structures engaged. The third edition highlights stretches for the major body joint areas....

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Regenerate  by Sayer Ji

Regenerate

Sayer Ji

Book

Combining the radical yet inherently practical approaches to health and diet of How Not to Die and Eating on the Wild Side, Sayer Ji, founder of GreenMedInfo.com, explores how to ignite your body's remarkable ability to stimulate the regeneration of ...

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The carnivore code  by Paul Saladino

The carnivore code

Paul Saladino

Book

In The Carnivore Code, Paul explains how the carnivore diet offers a host of scientifically proven benefits, such as reduced inflammation, better sleep, reduced join pain, weight loss, and improved mental clarity. You've been led astry by propaganda ...

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The body clock in traditional Chinese medicine  by Lothar Ursinus

The body clock in traditional Chinese medicine

Lothar Ursinus

Book

A reference guide to understanding the natural rhythm of our organs and learning to support them in a holistic way. Explains the Organ Body Clock from Traditional Chinese Medicine and which organs and meridians are dominant during different hours of the...

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The weight escape  by Joseph Ciarrochi

The weight escape

Joseph Ciarrochi

Book

Today's the day to start making real changes. Diet fads and fitness trends may offer the prospect of losing weight, but they rarely work out long-term. The Weight Escape is different. Using the psychological science of ACT -- Acceptance and Commitment...

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Divergent mind  by Jenara Nerenberg

Divergent mind

Jenara Nerenberg

Book

A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women-those with ADHD, autism, and other sensory processing differences-exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish As a succ...

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Preventing lyme & other tick-borne diseases  by Alexis Chesney

Preventing lyme & other tick-borne diseases

Alexis Chesney

Book

Foreword / by Richard Horowitz, MD -- Introduction -- Ticks -- Lyme and tick-borne diseases -- Tick control and tick bite prevention -- Herbal prophylaxis for lyme and tick-borne disease -- After a tick bite: what to do -- Acute tick-borne disease treatment...

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How to be a conscious eater  by Sophie Egan

How to be a conscious eater

Sophie Egan

Book

A lively, surprising, and necessary guide to navigating our food choices. Is a certain food ok for your health? Ok for the environment? How do I know if the people who grow or create it are fairly treated?

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Stay young with yoga  by Nicola Jane Hobbs

Stay young with yoga

Nicola Jane Hobbs

Book

Keeping active, moving well, and stretching regularly are all important in living a long, healthy, and happy life. In Stay Young with Yoga, yoga teacher Nicola Jane Hobbs shows you how to stay flexible, energised and pain-free in your 40s, 50s, 60s and...

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Fat  by Mariëtte Boon

Fat

Mariëtte Boon

Book

Fat is a vital yet hugely under-rated organ. Fat has become a dirty word, but we know so little about how it really works. In Fat, expert doctors and obesity researchers Dr Mariette Boon and Professor Liesbeth van Rossum present the ground-breaking r...

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Accidental blow up in medicine  by Simon Yu

Accidental blow up in medicine

Simon Yu

Book

AcciDental Blow Up in Medicine: Battle Plan for Your Life offers an in-depth look at how to detect and treat deeply hidden dental problems and parasite/fungal problems which are 'asymmetric threats' to health. You hold in your hands the key to a heal...

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The better half   by Sharon Moalem

The better half

Sharon Moalem

Book

Here are some facts: Women live longer than men. They have stronger immune systems. They're better at fighting cancer and surviving famine, and even see the world in a wider variety of colours. They are simply stronger than men at every stage of life....

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Hidden Valley Road  by Robert Kolker

Hidden Valley Road

Robert Kolker

Book

Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don's work with the Air Force brought them to Colorado, where their twelve children perfectly spanned the baby boom: the oldest born in 1945, the youngest in 1965. In those...

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Self-care down there  by Taq Kaur Bhandal

Self-care down there

Taq Kaur Bhandal

Book

Get the lowdown on how to take care of your nether regions with this fun and frank guide focused on helping you maintain your private parts. Covering everything from everyday cleanliness to internal and external safe health advice as well as tips regarding...

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Cracking anatomy  by Ken Okona-Mensah

Cracking anatomy

Ken Okona-Mensah

Book

From your dividing cells to your beating heart, this book takes a comprehensive look at the human body and reveals the extraordinary way your anatomy and physiology intertwine.

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The path to longevity  by Luigi Fontana

The path to longevity

Luigi Fontana

Book

This easy-to-follow, comprehensive book outlines a lifestyle plan that integrates the principles of nutrition, diet, exercise, brain health and relationships that can help you not only live a long life but also a healthier more fulfilling life. The Path...

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The 4-hour body  by Timothy Ferriss

The 4-hour body

Timothy Ferriss

Book

Do you want to lose fat, double testosterone, get the perfect posterior or have a fifteen-minute female orgasm? Whatever your physical goal, this title shares the best kept secrets in the science and research to provide strategies for redesigning the...

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Pain studies  by Lisa Olstein

Pain studies

Lisa Olstein

Book

Pain Studies is a book-length lyric essay at the intersection of pain, perception, and language. Through the prism of migraine, Pain Studies episodically and idiosyncratically explores personal, cultural, medical, and literary histories of pain--how ...

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Blood rush  by Jan Verplaetse

Blood rush

Jan Verplaetse

Book

As a young man Jan Verplaetse saw a hare suspended from a meat hook, skinned and gutted. What struck him so forcefully at the time was not the animal but the blood gently dripping from its mouth. His reaction prompted the start of a quest he undertakes...

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Babies are not pizzas  by Rebecca Dekker

Babies are not pizzas

Rebecca Dekker

Book

One in three births is traumatic. It doesn't have to be that way. Like many first-time parents, Rebecca walked into labor and delivery as a healthy pregnant person and walked out as a statistic--as someone who had a traumatic birth. Rebecca planned to...

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Cured  by Jeffrey Rediger

Cured

Jeffrey Rediger

Book

When it comes to disease, who beats the odds - and why? When it comes to spontaneous healing, skepticism abounds. Doctors are taught that "miraculous" recoveries are flukes, and as a result they don't study those cases or take them into account when ...

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Eat, move, sleep, repeat  by Michael Gleeson

Eat, move, sleep, repeat

Michael Gleeson

Book

Exercise and nutrition programs designed to achieve weight loss and improve health and fitness have received considerable attention in recent decades. Though a large number of books have been published on the subject, the vast majority of these books...

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Mastering diabetes  by Cyrus Khambatta

Mastering diabetes

Cyrus Khambatta

Book

Current medical wisdom advises that anyone suffering from diabetes or prediabetes should eat a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet. But in this revolutionary book, Cyrus Khambatta, PhD, and Robby Barbaro, MPH, rely on a century of research to show that advice...

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The inner power of stillness  by Alexander Filmer-Lorch

The inner power of stillness

Alexander Filmer-Lorch

Book

The Inner Power of Stillness illuminates the lost value of stillness for the individual therapist or practitioner, both as a person and as a professional. The authors anchor the possibility of this inner evolution of the power of stillness on the lat...

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Natural women's health  by Fern Green

Natural women's health

Fern Green

Book

Women have been using herbs for healing for thousands of years for both preventative and reactive care. Today, we are encouraged daily to become more in touch with our surroundings and our own bodies, and using plants as a way to feel healthier is making...

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Rituals & myths in nursing  by Claire Laurent

Rituals & myths in nursing

Claire Laurent

Book

Nursing is a complex profession steeped in tradition and history. Tried and tested ways of working have been the mainstay of how and why nurses do what they do. Completing tasks in a certain way because Sister says so describes the custom and practice...

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