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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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Sort your brain out  by Jack Lewis

Sort your brain out

Jack Lewis

Book

"Every human being on this planet has the most incredible device in the known universe residing within their skull. Yet despite all of us having more or less the same make and model, the vast majority of users are completely unaware of its stunning.....

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Overcoming Internet addiction  by David N. Greenfield

Overcoming Internet addiction

David N. Greenfield

Book

"A guidebook to beating internet addiction and screen overuse and for living a fuller life. There's no escaping it―we live in a digital world. We work, play, socialize, and learn online, and the Internet provides many amazing opportunities. Unfortuna...

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The caregiver's guide to cancer  by Victoria Landes

The caregiver's guide to cancer

Victoria Landes

Book

"Looking after someone with cancer can be complex, overwhelming, and emotionally draining all at once. As a caregiver, you may also overlook your own well-being while you focus on your loved one. This book empowers you to be an attentive, thoughtful,...

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The caregiver's guide to diabetes  by Amanda Ciprich

The caregiver's guide to diabetes

Amanda Ciprich

Book

"Care for yourself while caring for a loved one with diabetes. Taking care of someone with diabetes is a long-term commitment that at times can be tiring and emotionally draining. As a caregiver, you may overlook your own health and well-being because...

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Hippocrasy  by Rachelle Buchbinder

Hippocrasy

Rachelle Buchbinder

Book

"Two world-leading doctors reveal the true state of modern medicine and how doctors are letting their patients down. In Hippocrasy, rheumatologist and epidemiologist Rachelle Buchbinder and orthopaedic surgeon Ian Harris argue that the benefits of me...

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Women, food & hormones  by Sara Gottfried

Women, food & hormones

Sara Gottfried

Book

"New York Times best-selling author Dr. Sara Gottfried shares a new, female-friendly Keto diet that addresses women’s unique hormonal needs, so readers can shed pounds and maintain the loss more easily. Most diet plans were created by men for men, but...

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Boost your immune power with ayurveda  by Janesh Vaidya

Boost your immune power with ayurveda

Janesh Vaidya

Book

"Optimize Your Immune Power with Simple Practices for Your Specific Body and Mind Type. Ayurveda has been used to restore energy and resist disease for thousands of years. Join traditional Ayurveda practitioner Janesh Vaidya as he presents this powerful...

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The comfort crisis  by Michael (Health and fitness writer) Easter

The comfort crisis

Michael (Health and fitness writer)...

Book

"In many ways, we're more comfortable than ever before. But could our sheltered, temperature-controlled, overfed, underchallenged lives actually be the leading cause of many our most urgent physical and mental health issues? [Author and] journalist M...

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So you think you know what's good for you?  by Norman Swan

So you think you know what's good for you?

Norman Swan

Book

"We all want to be healthier, but do you know what's good for you? For over thirty years, Dr Norman Swan has been delivering straight, honest, common-sense health information to ordinary Australians as both a physician and much-loved broadcaster. And...

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World war C  by Sanjay Gupta

World war C

Sanjay Gupta

Book

"CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta, MD, offers an accessible, data-packed answer to our biggest questions about Covid-19: What have we learned about this pandemic and how can we prepare for--or prevent--the next one? As America's favorite ...

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Why woo-woo works  by David R. Hamilton

Why woo-woo works

David R. Hamilton

Book

"Why should we meditate? How can crystals heal the mind and body? Why is visualization so powerful - and so effective? Alternative therapies, healing modalities, and spiritual practices are often referred to as 'woo-woo,' - but many of these approaches...

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Out cold  by Phil Jaekl

Out cold

Phil Jaekl

Book

"The word "hypothermia" has Greek origins meaning "under heat." Its symptoms initially involve shivering, poorly coordinated, laborious movement, and disorientation. At extremes, heart rate decreases significantly while retrograde amnesia and confusion...

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The complete guide to yin yoga  by Bernie Clark

The complete guide to yin yoga

Bernie Clark

Book

"This second edition of the bestselling The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga provides an in-depth look at the philosophy and practice of Yin Yoga with illustrated sections on how to practice Yin Yoga, including detailed descriptions and photographs of over...

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Healthy shoulder handbook  by Karl G. Knopf

Healthy shoulder handbook

Karl G. Knopf

Book

"Millions of people suffer from debilitating shoulder problems every year. But with this user-friendly guide, you can begin to understand the causes for common shoulder conditions and then learn the steps you need to take to heal your body. Healthy S...

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Every deep-drawn breath  by E. Wesley Ely

Every deep-drawn breath

E. Wesley Ely

Book

"As COVID-19 survivors are discharged from hospitals, grateful to be alive, most don’t realise that the hardest part of their battle may be about to begin. Many will return home and struggle with long-term physical, mental, and emotional problems either...

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Beyond hot yoga  by Kyle Ferguson

Beyond hot yoga

Kyle Ferguson

Book

"Hot Yoga for Human Beings is a bold new book for ritualized hot yoga practice that is built on a 21st century understanding of bodily movement, a love of the natural world, hard work, and a whole lot of sweat It also shines light on the vital though...

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Everything must change!

Everything must change!

Book

"Everything Must Change! brings together prominent commentators from around the world to present a rich and nuanced weighing of progressive possibilities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.In these pages you'll encounter influential voices across the...

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The reason I jump  by Naoki Higashida

The reason I jump

Naoki Higashida

Book

"A rare and important insight into the mind of an autistic child, in his own words. Translated by and with a moving introduction from the award-winning author of Cloud atlas, David Mitchell"--Publisher's description.

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The well-gardened mind  by Sue Stuart-Smith

The well-gardened mind

Sue Stuart-Smith

Book

"The garden is often seen as a refuge, a place to forget worldly cares, removed from the "real" life that lies outside. But when we get our hands in the earth we connect with the cycle of life in nature through which destruction and decay are followed...

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The complete low FODMAP diet plan  by Priya Tew

The complete low FODMAP diet plan

Priya Tew

Book

"FODMAPs (Fermentable, Oligo/Di/Mono-saccharides and Polyols) are all types of carbohydrates that are poorly absorbed in the small intestine. The low-FODMAP diet has been clinically proven to be effective in reducing IBS symptoms. The Complete Low FODMAP...

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Polyvagal safety  by Stephen W. Porges

Polyvagal safety

Stephen W. Porges

Book

"A collection of papers by the author on the polyvagal theory. Polyvagal Theory describes an autonomic nervous system that is influenced by the central nervous system and responds to signals from both the environment and bodily organs. The theory emp...

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What really happened in Wuhan  by Sharri Markson

What really happened in Wuhan

Sharri Markson

Book

"The origins of Covid-19 are shrouded in mystery. Scientists and government officials insisted, for a year and a half, that the virus had a natural origin, ridiculing anyone who dared contradict this view. Tech giants swept the internet, censoring an...

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Understanding hoarding  by Jo Cooke

Understanding hoarding

Jo Cooke

Book

"If you are living with, are close to, or are yourself someone who is hoarding, you'll know that the disorder goes far deeper than most people realise, affecting the whole family and presenting huge challenges to the physical, mental, emotional and e...

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Scattered minds  by Gabor Maté

Scattered minds

Gabor Maté

Book

"This book explodes the myth of attention deficit disorder as genetically based - and offers real hope and advice for children and adults who live with the condition. Gabor Maté is a revered physician who specializes in neurology, psychiatry and psychology...

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Talking to a loved one with borderline personality disorder  by Jerold J. (Jerold Jay) Kreisman

Talking to a loved one with borderline personality disorder

Jerold J. (Jerold Jay) Kreisman

Book

""In this compassionate guide, Jerold Kreisman--author of I Hate You, Don't Leave Me--offers a powerful set of tools to help you express yourself, set boundaries, and cultivate healthy communication with a loved one who is diagnosed with borderline p...

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Living a healthy life with chronic pain  by Sandra LeFort

Living a healthy life with chronic pain

Sandra LeFort

Book

"This book is designed to help readers manage their pain so that they can get on with living a satisfying, fulfilling life. Chronic pain includes many types of conditions from a variety of causes. Despite these differences, all readers of this book have...

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Fitness over 40  by Stefanie Lisa

Fitness over 40

Stefanie Lisa

Book

"Boost your fitness with an exercise plan you can complete anywhere. Staying active is an important part of keeping fit. But as we age, it can be harder to keep up with a fitness routine. Fitness Over 40 delivers a comprehensive method for staying in...

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The prostate cancer owner's manual  by Harley A. Haynes

The prostate cancer owner's manual

Harley A. Haynes

Book

"The moment the family doctor says, "You might have prostate cancer," most patients immediately ask themselves, "Am I going to die?" Their life is turned upside down as they are faced with a scary new reality they likely know little about. Patients m...

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Supporting survivors of sexual abuse through pregnancy and childbirth  by Kicki Hansard

Supporting survivors of sexual abuse through pregnancy and childbirth

Kicki Hansard

Book

"With statistics showing that 1 in 5 women have experienced some form of sexual abuse, it is likely that all birth professionals will support a survivor of such abuse at some point during their career. This book provides practical advice for those su...

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The anatomy of melancholy  by Robert Burton

The anatomy of melancholy

Robert Burton

Book

"Celebrating the 400th anniversary of Burton's masterpiece, this is the only fully edited modern edition, now published as a landmark hardback edition. Robert Burton's labyrinthine, beguiling, playful masterpiece is his attempt to 'anatomize and cut up'...

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Aromatherapy  by Marc J. Gian

Aromatherapy

Marc J. Gian

Book

"Heal your body, mind, and spirit using the power of essential oils. Are you seeking a natural and holistic way to improve your mental, emotional, and physical well-being? And did you know that our sense of smell has the power to trigger and increase...

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The revenge of the real  by Benjamin H. Bratton

The revenge of the real

Benjamin H. Bratton

Book

"COVID-19 exposed the pre-existing conditions of the current global crisis. Many Western states failed to protect their populations, while others were able to suppress the virus only with sweeping social restrictions. 'The Revenge of the Real' envisions...

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The cancer companion by Toni Lindsay

The cancer companion

Toni Lindsay

Large Print

"A cancer diagnosis has more than physical effects; it can cause a torrent of unexpected, unfamiliar emotions felt by both the patient and those who care for them. The Cancer Companion is a compassionate, down-to-earth guide for those navigating thes...

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Unf#ck your anxiety  by Faith G. Harper

Unf#ck your anxiety

Faith G. Harper

Book

"Anxiety is a survival skill gone haywire. It happens when our brain is working so hard to protect us that it forgets to notice that the danger has passed. It feels like choking, stifling, smothering, tingling, panicking-our brains cut out and we start...

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Gut health hacks  by Lindsay Boyers

Gut health hacks

Lindsay Boyers

Book

"Bloating. Heartburn. Weight gain. Frequent visits to the restroom. It's no surprise: bad gut health can have a big impact on your daily life. But what if there were quick and easy ways to improve your digestive system so you could feel your best every...

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No more heartburn  by Sherry A. Rogers

No more heartburn

Sherry A. Rogers

Book

"In this remarkable book, Sherry A. Rogers, M.D., a leading expert in drug-free gastrointestinal therapy, explains how you can pinpoint the causes of your stomach distress and offers easy-to-follow advice for creating an effective, personalized program...

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Spike  by Jeremy Farrar

Spike

Jeremy Farrar

Book

"First book on Covid-19 by a scientist on SAGE, assessing how the government 'followed the science'. The Coronavirus pandemic has devastated lives and livelihoods around the world - and continues to do so. These personal tragedies will, and must, be told...

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Secrets of women's healthy ageing  by Cassandra Szoeke

Secrets of women's healthy ageing

Cassandra Szoeke

Book

"The research-based approach to ageing well Secrets of Women's Healthy Ageing draws on the findings of a unique study that has focused on the health of more than four hundred women in their mid-to-late lives. Over the past thirty years a team of inte...

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Red light therapy  by Mark Sloan

Red light therapy

Mark Sloan

Book

"If you could pack photons of red light into a pill, bottle and sell it, you would have a billion-dollar blockbuster drug. Are you ready to discover the healing miracle of red light therapy? This book brings you everything you've ever wanted to know ...

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Rethinking Parkinson's disease  by John Colin Coleman

Rethinking Parkinson's disease

John Colin Coleman

Book

"John Coleman is a Parkinson's disease sufferer and naturopath who has banished all the frustrating symptoms of this cruel condition from his body... naturally! His new book equips sufferers with the knowledge needed to reverse their Parkinson's dise...

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Corona: false alarm?  by Karina Reiss

Corona: false alarm?

Karina Reiss

Book

"No other topic dominates our attention as much as coronavirus and COVID-19, the infectious disease it triggers. There's been a global deluge of contradictory opinions, fake news, and politically controlled information. Differing views on the dangers...

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How to keep your brain young  by Kerryn Phelps

How to keep your brain young

Kerryn Phelps

Book

"In her standout new book, Professor Phelps addresses what we all fear: losing mental function as we age. While ageing physically is inevitable, ageing mentally is not. In this accessible book, Professor Phelps lays out the basics of the brain and the...

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The sex ed you never had  by Chantelle Otten

The sex ed you never had

Chantelle Otten

Book

"For too long, talking about our anatomies and experiences has been taboo. Normal functions have been seen as embarrassing and even shameful, affecting people's mental and physical health. In this amazing and comprehensive guide filled with helpful facts...

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The best natural cures using essential oils  by K. G. Stiles

The best natural cures using essential oils

K. G. Stiles

Book

"An aromatherapist to the stars, showing how essential oils can shift your mindset and connect your body and mind, provides more than 200 recipes for every ailment that will help you live a better, healthier life"--Publisher's description.

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Unfuck your body  by Faith G. Harper

Unfuck your body

Faith G. Harper

Book

"Is your body an asshole? Does it keep you up at night, crave nonstop French fries and ice cream, and try to convince you that exercise is evil? Does it develop weird illnesses and pains for no apparent reason and run out of energy just when you need...

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The first survivors of Alzheimer's  by Dale E. Bredesen

The first survivors of Alzheimer's

Dale E. Bredesen

Book

"It has been said that everyone knows a cancer survivor, but no one has met an Alzheimer's survivor– until now. Bredesen shares first-person accounts-- amazing stories of hope-- from patients who have not just survived: they have thrived to rediscove...

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The grow system  by Marjory Wildcraft

The grow system

Marjory Wildcraft

Book

"Grow your own food and medicine with a step-by-step guide from the founder of The Grow Network Imagine cultivating enough food to slash your grocery shopping in half, all in less than an hour a day in your own backyard. Sounds impossible, right? Mar...

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Cleaning up your mental mess  by Caroline Leaf

Cleaning up your mental mess

Caroline Leaf

Book

"Toxic thoughts, depression, anxiety, our mental mess is frequently aggravated by a chaotic world and sustained by an inability to manage our runaway thoughts. But we shouldn't settle into this mental mess as if it's just our new normal. There's hope...

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Menopause  by Louise Newson

Menopause

Louise Newson

Book

"This new book takes a straightforward look at menopause. What is it? When does it occur? What can be expected? How can it be managed? Dr Louise Newson is a well-known specialist in menopause and saw the need for a fact-based manual for women and the...

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Aftershocks  by Colin Kahl

Aftershocks

Colin Kahl

Book

"The COVID-19 pandemic killed millions, infected hundreds of millions, and laid bare the deep vulnerabilities and inequalities of our interconnected world. The accompanying economic crash was the worst since the Great Depression, with the Internation...

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Radical remedies  by Brittany Ducham

Radical remedies

Brittany Ducham

Book

"A modern, approachable holistic health guide that focuses on physical, emotional, and mental well-being. Radical Remedies urges readers to take an active concern for their overall health and well-being by reconnecting with nature and honoring their ...

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Nurturing your family with yoga  by Kiki Morriss

Nurturing your family with yoga

Kiki Morriss

Book

"An essential guide to the practice of yoga for families and children, demonstrating how yoga can be a real part of everyday family life and bring happiness and harmony to the home. Illustrated with beautiful, inspiring photographs of children and ad...

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After birth  by Jessica Hatcher-Moore

After birth

Jessica Hatcher-Moore

Book

"While there is a wealth of advice for new mums on caring for their babies the same is not true for postpartum health. Fulfilling this vital need, After Birth is the ultimate postnatal primer for women facing changes to their bodies after having a ba...

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The 30-day heart tune-up  by Steven Masley

The 30-day heart tune-up

Steven Masley

Book

"Follow this step-by-step program to optimize your cardiovascular health, boost your energy, slim your waistline, and heat up your sex life - all while enjoying sixty delicious recipes! Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of Americans today. But,...

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Accessing the healing power of the vagus nerve  by Stanley Rosenberg

Accessing the healing power of the vagus nerve

Stanley Rosenberg

Book

"This practical guide to understanding the cranial nerves as the key to our psychological and physical well-being builds on Stephen Porges'€™s polyvagal theory -€” one of the most important recent developments in human neurobiology. Drawing on more than...

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A guide to rational living  by Albert Ellis

A guide to rational living

Albert Ellis

Book

"A guide to rational living provides much sought-after answers for individuals with problems, and it can help everyone to feel better about themselves and to deal with their lives more effectively"--Publisher's description.

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I hate you--don't leave me  by Jerold J. (Jerold Jay) Kreisman

I hate you--don't leave me

Jerold J. (Jerold Jay) Kreisman

Book

"After more than three decades as the essential guide to borderline personality disorder (BPD), the third edition of I hate you-don't leave me now reflects the most up-to-date research that has opened doors to the neurobiological, genetic, and develo...

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The fitness instructor's handbook  by Morc Coulson

The fitness instructor's handbook

Morc Coulson

Book

"The Fitness Instructor's Handbook, 4th edition, is the ultimate resource for anyone working in, or wishing to enter, the fitness industry. Packed full of illustrations, exercise photos, case studies, revision questions and sample programmes – this g...

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Mitochondrial dysfunction  by Michael T. Chang

Mitochondrial dysfunction

Michael T. Chang

Book

"The book begins with my own health journey through mitochondrial fatigue and how I overcame it with the functional medicine approach to diagnosis and treatment. The first two chapters discuss the basic science of the mitochondria and their involvement...

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Your mitochondria  by Warren L. Cargal

Your mitochondria

Warren L. Cargal

Book

"Aging is inevitable. But suffering through debilitating age-related diseases that undermine your quality of life doesn't have to be. The key to living a longer and healthier life is found in your mitochondria--subcellular organelle that are responsible...

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Connections  by Karl Deisseroth

Connections

Karl Deisseroth

Book

"Karl Deisseroth has spent his life pursuing truths about the human mind, both as a practicing clinical psychiatrist and as a researcher who created the revolutionary field of optogenetics, which allows us to decipher the brain's inner workings using...

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Brains explained  by Alison (Neuroscientist) Caldwell

Brains explained

Alison (Neuroscientist) Caldwell

Book

"Curious about how billions of neurons make up your consciousness? How anxiety hijacks your body? Why Freud was such a weirdo? Whether AI will replace your therapist? This witty, enlightening book, written by a brilliant neuroscientist and clinical t...

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Taking charge of your pregnancy  by Susan J. Fisher

Taking charge of your pregnancy

Susan J. Fisher

Book

"After decades of research into how babies develop in the womb, Fisher shares her expert advice to empower expecting parents. Complete with practical tips, and the essential questions to ask healthcare providers, here is everything you need to take charge...

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The joy of sweat  by Sarah Everts

The joy of sweat

Sarah Everts

Book

"A taboo-busting romp through the shame, stink, and strange science of sweating. Sweating may be one of our weirdest biological functions, but it's also one of our most vital and least understood. In The Joy of Sweat, Sarah Everts goes behind the taboo...

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Brainscapes  by Rebecca Schwarzlose

Brainscapes

Rebecca Schwarzlose

Book

"Your brain is a collection of maps. That is no metaphor: scrawled across your brain's surfaces are actual schematic images of the sights, sounds, and actions that hold the key to your survival. Scientists first began uncovering these maps over a century...

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A planet of viruses  by Carl Zimmer

A planet of viruses

Carl Zimmer

Book

"Viruses are the smallest living things known to science, and yet they hold the entire planet in their sway. We're most familiar with the viruses that give us colds or Covid-19. But viruses also cause a vast range of other diseases, including one disorder...

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Cracking the menopause  by Mariella Frostrup

Cracking the menopause

Mariella Frostrup

Book

"It's time for us to start talking about the menopause. Cracking the Menopause, from straight-talking broadcaster Mariella Frostrup and award-winning health journalist Alice Smellie, has all the information you need - with a generous side order of hu...

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Evolution gone wrong  by Alex Bezzerides

Evolution gone wrong

Alex Bezzerides

Book

"From blurry vision to crooked teeth, ACLs that tear at alarming rates and spines that seem to spend a lifetime falling apart, it's a curious thing that human beings have beaten the odds as a species. After all, we're the only survivors on our branch...

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Stronger  by Megan Vickers

Stronger

Megan Vickers

Book

"For many new mothers, 'strong' might mean being able to lift their baby, wear them in a sling or run after a toddler. 'Strong' could mean a functioning pelvic floor which stops you leaking. Each experience requires a strength that we are often expected...

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A thousand brains  by Jeff Hawkins

A thousand brains

Jeff Hawkins

Book

"For all we hear of neuroscience's great advances, the field has generated more questions than answers. We know that the brain combines sensory input from all over your body into a single perception, but not how. We think brains "compute" in some sense,...

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An insider's plague year  by P. C. (Peter C.) Doherty

An insider's plague year

P. C. (Peter C.) Doherty

Book

"In An Insider's Plague Year, Nobel laureate and prominent COVID-19 authority Professor Peter Doherty recounts his response to the pandemic as it developed from January 2020-February 2021. As citizens and governments around the world suddenly became ...

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F**k, I think I'm dying  by Claire Eastham

F**k, I think I'm dying

Claire Eastham

Book

"Claire Eastham is not a doctor or an academic, but over a seven-year period, she has experienced 371 panic attacks (and counting), and learnt a thing or two along the way. Part memoir, part guide, F**k I Think I'm Dying is an intimate, honest and u...

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The ultimate guide to survival shelters  by Tim MacWelch

The ultimate guide to survival shelters

Tim MacWelch

Book

"Tim MacWelch shows us why shelter is our top survival priority in most emergency situations, and how we can provide ourselves with this lifesaving resource. In Survival Shelter Handbook, MacWelch details our risks for exposure (from both the heat and...

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Lyme disease, ticks and you  by Shelley L. (Shelley Lynne) Ball

Lyme disease, ticks and you

Shelley L. (Shelley Lynne) Ball

Book

"This book is a primer for those concerned about Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases (OTBDs). The book first introduces the reader to ticks and the main species of bacteria that causes Lyme disease in North America - Borrelia burgdorferi. The book...

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What happened to you?  by Bruce Duncan Perry

What happened to you?

Bruce Duncan Perry

Book

"Oprah Winfrey and Dr. Perry explore how what happens to us in early childhood - both good and bad - influences the people we become. They challenge us to shift from focusing on, What's wrong with you? or Why are you behaving that way?, to asking, Wh...

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The boy who was raised as a dog  by Bruce Duncan Perry

The boy who was raised as a dog

Bruce Duncan Perry

Book

"How does trauma affect a child's mindand how can that mind recover? In the classic The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog, Dr. Perry explains what happens to the brains of children exposed to extreme stress and shares their lessons of courage, humanity, and...

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Balance your hormones, balance your life  by Claudia Welch

Balance your hormones, balance your life

Claudia Welch

Book

"Tired? Overworked? Stressed? Out of balance? Welcome to the 21st century, where women's stress levels have reached unprecedented heights. Between myriad responsibilities, women burn through even the energy gained from sufficient sleep and a healthy diet....

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Ina May's guide to childbirth  by Ina May. Gaskin

Ina May's guide to childbirth

Ina May. Gaskin

Book

"Founding member and former president of the Midwives Alliance of North America and author of Spiritual Midwivery, Gaskin offers encouragement and practical advice in this informative book on natural childbirth. Since the mid-1970s, Gaskin and the midwives...

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CSI told you lies  by Meshel Laurie

CSI told you lies

Meshel Laurie

Book

"CSI Told You Lies is a gripping account of the work of the forensic scientists on the frontline of Australia’s major crime and disaster investigations. They are part of the team at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (VIFM), a state-of-the-...

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Two meals a day  by Mark Sisson

Two meals a day

Mark Sisson

Book

"Tired of struggling through regimented diets that become unsustainable? Confused about the changing fads, over what's healthy and what's not? Sisson presents a comprehensive lifestyle approach based on the principles of intermittent fasting. He tea...

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Projections  by Karl Deisseroth

Projections

Karl Deisseroth

Book

"Karl Deisseroth has spent his life pursuing truths about the human mind, both as a practicing clinical psychiatrist and as a researcher who created the revolutionary field of optogenetics, which allows us to decipher the brain's inner workings using...

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Fighting the first wave  by Peter Baldwin

Fighting the first wave

Peter Baldwin

Book

"COVID-19 is the biggest public health and economic disaster of our time. It has posed the same threat across the globe, yet countries have responded very differently and some have clearly fared much better than others. Peter Baldwin uncovers the reasons...

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Blueprint  by Ross Edgley

Blueprint

Ross Edgley

Book

"From world-renowned adventurer and bestselling author of The Art of Resilience and The World's Fittest Book, comes the ultimate blueprint to (re)building a bulletproof body. Ross Edgley has spent decades perfecting the principles and practice of ext...

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The birth space  by Gabrielle Nancarrow

The birth space

Gabrielle Nancarrow

Book

"The Birth Space is a doula's guide to conception, pregnancy, birth and postpartum that highlights choice and rights in the perinatal space. In this beautiful book, trained and experienced doula Gabrielle Nancarrow offers comprehensive information about...

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Starship therapise  by Larisa A. Garski

Starship therapise

Larisa A. Garski

Book

"A self-help guide that explores harnessing the power of fandom to reclaim balance in mental and emotional health"--Publisher's description.

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Unwell women  by Elinor Cleghorn

Unwell women

Elinor Cleghorn

Book

"In Unwell Women Elinor Cleghorn unpacks the roots of the perpetual misunderstanding, mystification and misdiagnosis of women's bodies, and traces the journey from the 'wandering womb' of ancient Greece, the rise of witch trials in Medieval Europe, through...

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My body keeps your secrets  by Lucia Osborne-Crowley

My body keeps your secrets

Lucia Osborne-Crowley

Book

" A widely researched and boldly argued work about reclaiming our bodies from shame from a key intersectional feminist thinker of a new generation. It occurred to me that the thing that made me the sickest, the thing that made me suffer most, was the...

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My red quilt

My red quilt

Book

"A groundbreaking recovery resource, created by and for women survivors of narcissistic partner abuse, with 20% of net proceeds from the sale of the book being donated to charities supporting women impacted by domestic abuse. Her Story is an extraord...

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Dare to be a green witch  by Ehris Urban

Dare to be a green witch

Ehris Urban

Book

"Discover the joys of embracing a more earth-friendly, natural lifestyle with this extraordinary guide to becoming a green witch. Written by a mother and daughter who both embody this holistic path, Dare to be a Green Witch provides everything you need...

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Damage  by Tris Dixon

Damage

Tris Dixon

Book

""In Damage, author Tris Dixon delivers a gripping history of "boxing's darkest secret"-CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), which was known previously as "Dementia Pugilistica" and "Punch Drunk Syndrome." This highly-anticipated book has already ...

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From fatigued to fantastic!  by Jacob Teitelbaum

From fatigued to fantastic!

Jacob Teitelbaum

Book

"The original, bestselling guide to treating chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia-now completely revised and updated. 25 million Americans suffer needlessly from fatigue, pain, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), and fibromyalgia (FMS). The good news is: we don't...

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The plant clinic  by Erin Lovell Verinder

The plant clinic

Erin Lovell Verinder

Book

"The Plant Clinic is a revolutionary new guide to reignite your health and transform your life. Expert herbalist Erin Lovell Verinder decodes healing with plant medicine to remedy over 150 common health complaints across: Vitality; Immunity; Detoxifi...

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A statin-free life  by Aseem Malhotra

A statin-free life

Aseem Malhotra

Book

"Statins are among the most widely prescribed drugs with 6 million takers in the UK alone. Yet at least 30% report serious side effects and the largest US survey reported that 75% stop taking them within a year. So what is the evidence for their benefits?...

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A cure for darkness  by Alex (Science writer) Riley

A cure for darkness

Alex (Science writer) Riley

Book

"The definitive story of depression - from its history to its cutting-edge future - by a young scientist discovering his own very personal family history of darkness. What is depression? Is it a persistent low mood or a complex range of symptoms? Is it...

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Period. End of sentence  by Anita Diamant

Period. End of sentence

Anita Diamant

Book

"Explores the subject of menstruation, from toxic historic and religious roots to how young activists are challenging the silence and shame that can erode self-esteem and even threaten lives"--Publisher's description.

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Overloaded  by Ginny Smith

Overloaded

Ginny Smith

Book

"From adrenaline to dopamine, our lives are shaped by the chemicals that control us. They are the hormones and neurotransmitters that our brains run on, and Overloaded looks at the roles they play in all aspects of our experiences, from how we make d...

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The new normal  by Jennifer Ashton

The new normal

Jennifer Ashton

Book

"In March 2020, 'normal' life changed, perhaps forever. Ashton shows that it isn't just about wearing masks and standing six feet apart-- it's about recognizing how to stay safe and sane in a world that is suddenly unfamiliar. Her book is built on a ...

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Pilates and conditioning for dancers  by Jane Paris

Pilates and conditioning for dancers

Jane Paris

Book

"Professional dance is an exciting but demanding career to choose, and the dancer of today needs to be physically prepared for the stress on the body that a performing life entails. Pilates and Conditioning for Dancers is a practical guide to exercis...

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Failures of state  by Jonathan Calvert

Failures of state

Jonathan Calvert

Book

"Failures of State: The Inside Story of Britain's Battle with Coronavirus recounts the extraordinary political decisions taken at the heart of Boris Johnson's government during the global pandemic. Meticulously researched and corroborated by hundreds...

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