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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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On pandemics  by David Waltner-Toews

On pandemics

David Waltner-Toews

Book

Authored by a leading epidemiologist, this engrossing book answers our questions about animal diseases that jump to humans--called zoonoses--including what attracts them to humans, why they have become more common in recent history, and how we can keep...

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Spice apothecary  by Bevin Clare

Spice apothecary

Bevin Clare

Book

Spices are universally recognized as a source of flavor and aromatics, but in cultures around the world, these plant parts have a long history as source of medicine. In Spice Apothecary, author Bevin Clare combines her training in herbalism and nutrition...

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The end of epidemics  by Jonathan D. Quick

The end of epidemics

Jonathan D. Quick

Book

It's the dystopian nightmare pandemic experts have warned about. But it's happening right now. COVID-19 has catapulted us into a science-fiction scenario - now our lived reality across the globe. Seemingly overnight, literally billions of people around...

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The Lazarus strategy  by Norman Lazarus

The Lazarus strategy

Norman Lazarus

Book

We are all living longer. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2050 there will be two billion people over 60 with 434 million of those over 80 years of age. But there's a catch: the quality of those extra years of life is shockingly poor. Many...

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Code red  by Lisa Lister

Code red

Lisa Lister

Book

There's a code -- ancient, deeply spiritual and fiercely powerful. So powerful that it's barely been spoken about in over 2,000 years. Your menstrual cycle. Your period is way more than PMS, carb cravings and lady rage -- it's actually a 4-part lady code...

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Find your light  by Belinda Davidson

Find your light

Belinda Davidson

Book

Ever since she was a little girl, Belinda Davidson has been aware of her psychic gifts and her power to 'read' other people. At first she thought it was a curse; experiencing visitations, vivid visions of past lives and frightening others with her ps...

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Living better  by Alastair Campbell

Living better

Alastair Campbell

Book

Last Christmas I almost killed myself. Almost. I've had a lot of almosts. Never gone from almost to deed. Don't think I ever will. But it was a bad almost. Living Better is Alastair Campbell's honest, moving and life affirming account of his lifelong...

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Staying alive  by Kate Gregorevic

Staying alive

Kate Gregorevic

Book

By the time we turn 60 most of us will still have one third of our lives to live. How well we live these years will depend on our health: are we agile and disease free? Or dependent on medication and physical assistance? In Staying Alive you'll discover...

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Show me where it hurts  by Kylie Maslen

Show me where it hurts

Kylie Maslen

Book

Kylie Maslen has been living with invisible illness for twenty years-more than half her life. Its impact is felt in every aspect of her day-to-day existence: from work to dating; from her fears for what the future holds to her difficulty getting out of...

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The treating arthritis diet book  by Christine Horner

The treating arthritis diet book

Christine Horner

Book

Hundreds of thousands of people with arthritis have been helped by the Margaret Hills Clinic and by Margaret's bestselling book, Treating Arthritis: The Drug-free Way. This companion title, completely updated with all-new recipes, offers a full range...

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The essential pandemic survival guide  by Tim MacWelch

The essential pandemic survival guide

Tim MacWelch

Book

Over 130 practical tips and guides that will help safeguard your family during a pandemic. COVID-19 has changed the world and touched the lives of millions. Yet this may be just the first of a potentially terrifying wave of new and lethal pandemics t...

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Sleep meditations  by Danielle Marchant

Sleep meditations

Danielle Marchant

Book

The sleep meditations in this beautifully illustrated book are written specifically to help the reader slow down a busy mind, let go of the day and relax into a restful night's sleep.

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Rebel cell  by Kat Arney

Rebel cell

Kat Arney

Book

Cancer has always been with us. It killed our hominid ancestors, the mammals they evolved from and the dinosaurs that trampled the ground before that. Tumours grow in pets, livestock and wild animals. Even tiny jelly-like Hydra, creatures that are little...

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The XX brain by Lisa Mosconi

The XX brain

Lisa Mosconi

Large Print

"Women are twice as likely as men to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, and women are far more likely than men to suffer from anxiety, depression, migraines, brain injuries and strokes. The XX Brain reveals groundbreaking research showing that wo...

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Thinsanity by Graham Mackintosh

Thinsanity

Graham Mackintosh

Large Print

"We are becoming more and more obsessed with being thin ... as we get fatter and fatter! The craziest part is that most weight loss 'solutions' are actually part of the problem. Diet and exercise programs fail 97% of people in the long-term, resulting...

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I'm Ralph, I'm Dad  by Glennis Mafi

I'm Ralph, I'm Dad

Glennis Mafi

Book

"A daughter explores identity, relationship and a gentler dementia. Ralph Wood was diagnosed with dementia, and over the ensuing years his daughter, a medical doctor, along with other close family members, walked that journey beside him.Through poems,...

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Herbal remedies for beginners  by Sandra Kynes

Herbal remedies for beginners

Sandra Kynes

Book

Quick and Easy Remedies for Holistic Health This impressive book contains almost 200 recipes for herbal remedies that anyone can use, even if you've never worked with herbs. Expert Sandra Kynes shows how herbal remedies can treat everything from the flu...

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The ayurvedic guide to fertility  by Heather Grzych

The ayurvedic guide to fertility

Heather Grzych

Book

A guide to getting pregnant and giving birth to a healthy child using the ancient Indian medical system of Ayurveda, the "sister science of yoga".The book covers topics such as adopting an Ayurvedic diet, practicing yoga, cleansing toxins, and creating...

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True wellness for your heart  by Catherine Kurosu

True wellness for your heart

Catherine Kurosu

Book

Combines the best that Eastern and Western medicine can offer in the understanding, treatment, and prevention of heart disease and hypertension. Over a decade has passed since Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease (Caldwell Esselstyn Jr.) and Energy Medi...

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A balanced approach to PCOS  by Melissa Groves Azzaro

A balanced approach to PCOS

Melissa Groves Azzaro

Book

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a metabolic disorder that is common among women of reproductive age. Diet and lifestyle changes have been shown to balance hormones and promote better overall health. While dietary changes have been proven to be ef...

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The invention of surgery  by David (Surgeon) Schneider

The invention of surgery

David (Surgeon) Schneider

Book

The Invention of Surgery explains this dramatic progress and highlights the personalities of the discipline's most dynamic historical figures. It links together the lives of the pioneering scientists who first understood what causes disease, how organs...

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The pandemic century  by Mark Honigsbaum

The pandemic century

Mark Honigsbaum

Book

The most timely and informative history book you will read this year, tracing a century of pandemics, with a new chapter on COVID-19. Ever since the 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic, scientists have dreamed of preventing catastrophic outbreaks of infe...

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Living with chronic pain  by Dawn Macintyre

Living with chronic pain

Dawn Macintyre

Book

One in five people live with chronic pain and most feel misunderstood and unsupported. Dr Dawn Macintyre is one of those people. In Living with Chronic Pain, Dawn shares her journey from living a full life to a life so diminished, full of pain, shame...

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The 21-day immunity plan  by Aseem Malhotra

The 21-day immunity plan

Aseem Malhotra

Book

The simple, evidence-based plan to rapidly improve your metabolic health, help with normal immune function and likely reduce the risk of severe effects from COVID-19. Dr Aseem Malhotra is a leading NHS-trained cardiologist and a pioneer of lifestyle ...

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Hysteria  by Katerina Bryant

Hysteria

Katerina Bryant

Book

When Katerina Bryant suddenly began experiencing chronic seizures, she was plunged into a foreign world of doctors and psychiatrists, who understood her condition as little as she did. Reacting the only way she knew how, she immersed herself in books,...

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Skin healing expert  by Hanna Sillitoe

Skin healing expert

Hanna Sillitoe

Book

For more than 20 years, Hanna Sillitoe suffered from severe psoriasis, eczema and acne. They dominated her life and shattered her confidence. When her doctor told her the only remaining treatment was chemotherapy, Hanna took matters into her own hands...

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Pandemic!  by Slavoj Žižek

Pandemic!

Slavoj Žižek

Book

As an unprecedented global pandemic sweeps the planet, who better than the supercharged Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek to uncover its deeper meanings, marvel at its mind-boggling paradoxes and speculate on the profundity of its consequences? We live...

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Plants for the people  by Erin Lovell Verinder

Plants for the people

Erin Lovell Verinder

Book

Plants are our oldest source of medicine and a leading wellspring of our future cures. This book is a celebration of plants and an introduction to their healing powers. An exploration of the plant world through the eyes of master herbalist Erin Lovel...

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Zen medicine for mind and body  by Shi Xinggui

Zen medicine for mind and body

Shi Xinggui

Book

A truly remarkable story of Zen medicine and how you can bring its practices into your own life. Author Shi Zxinggui began studying Zen medicine-a combination of meditation, gentle physical activity and medicine-as a child under the tutelage of the S...

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How contagion works  by Paolo Giordano

How contagion works

Paolo Giordano

Book

The Covid-19 pandemic is the most significant health emergency of our time. Writing from Italy in lockdown, physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano explains how disease spreads in our interconnected world: why it matters, how it impacts us and how we must...

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Foot reflexology & acupressure  by Wei Zha

Foot reflexology & acupressure

Wei Zha

Book

This book succinctly introduces the benefits of foot reflexology and acupressure, the required tools and the theory behind the science. With 77 reflex zones and 66 acupressure points, the soles of the feet are essentially a map to the human body, each...

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COVID-19  by Michael Mosley

COVID-19

Michael Mosley

Book

This book charts the trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr. Mosley gives you a detailed understanding of the secrets of this coro...

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Deadliest enemy  by Michael T. Osterholm

Deadliest enemy

Michael T. Osterholm

Book

Unlike natural disasters, whose destruction is concentrated in a limited area over a period of days, and illnesses, which have devastating effects but are limited to individuals and their families, infectious disease has the terrifying power to disru...

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Fit gurl  by Melissa Alcantara

Fit gurl

Melissa Alcantara

Book

A fitness program with serious results designed by Kim Kardashian West's most celebrated personal trainer, Melissa Alcantara, aka @fitgurlmel. What do you want? To have biceps, a butt, and defined abs? To wear anything? To feel resilient and capable?...

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Living with Parkinson's disease  by Michael S. Okun

Living with Parkinson's disease

Michael S. Okun

Book

An optimistic guide from an expert author and the world authority on Parkinson's disease. Worldwide, there are more than 10 million people living with Parkinson's disease (PD). In the US alone, approximately one million Americans live with PD and app...

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Fix your back  by Giresh Kanji

Fix your back

Giresh Kanji

Book

This book is written to help you understand and manage your low back pain. Most people with lower back pain have recurrences of pain over years and decades. This book explains the investigations available for lower back pain (X-rays & MRI scans), pos...

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How to survive a pandemic  by Michael Greger

How to survive a pandemic

Michael Greger

Book

From tuberculosis to bird flu and HIV to coronavirus, these infectious diseases share a common origin story: human interaction with animals. Otherwise known as zoonotic diseases for their passage from animals to humans, these pathogens - both pre-existing...

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Vegan for life  by Jack Norris

Vegan for life

Jack Norris

Book

Are you considering going vegan, but not sure how to start? Are you already committed to an animal-free diet, but are unclear about how to get proper nutrients? Vegan for Life is your comprehensive, go-to guide for optimal plant-based nutrition. Regi...

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The case for keto  by Gary Taubes

The case for keto

Gary Taubes

Book

While the government and nutritional agencies still spout the failed mantra of calorie reduction, doctors treating diabetes and obesity are experiencing extraordinary results among patients cutting out carbs; a diet which has the essential benefit of...

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Outbreaks and epidemics  by Meera Senthilingam

Outbreaks and epidemics

Meera Senthilingam

Book

In recent years, outbreaks of Ebola and Zika have provided vivid examples of how difficult it is to contain an infection once it strikes, and the panic that a rapidly spreading epidemic can ignite. But while we chase the diseases we are already aware...

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Break free from eczema  by Rachel Zohn

Break free from eczema

Rachel Zohn

Book

Eczema is an intensely itchy, blistering, and inflamed skin condition that affects millions of people every day, yet many struggle to find treatments that actually work for them. The truth is, there is no cure or one-size-fits-all solution for eczema,...

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The athlete's gut  by Patrick B. (Professor of exercise science) Wilson

The athlete's gut

Patrick B. (Professor of exercise science)...

Book

Explains how the gut works, how it affects athletes and exercise, and gives athletes a resource to troubleshoot gastrointestinal problems.

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Spoon-fed  by T. D. (Timothy David) Spector

Spoon-fed

T. D. (Timothy David) Spector

Book

One of the world's leading scientists of food and nutrition reveals why so much of the current advice about food and nutrition is dangerously inaccurate, misleading and often downright wrong. We are all bombarded with advice about what we should and ...

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The complete guide to yoga inversions  by Jen DeCurtins

The complete guide to yoga inversions

Jen DeCurtins

Book

Turn your yoga routine on its head! Designed to take you from a beginner to intermediate to advanced yoga student, this helpful guide shows you how to progress from downward dog to the most intricate of handstand poses. Inversions and arm balances ar...

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The calm and cozy book of sleep  by Beth Wyatt

The calm and cozy book of sleep

Beth Wyatt

Book

In The Calm and Cozy Book of Sleep, sleep coach Beth Wyatt wants to "help women get the sleep they so badly effin need" for a healthy life. Through her personal sleep struggles and her experiences as a sleep coach, Beth discusses a multitude of fasci...

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Awakening fertility  by Heng Ou

Awakening fertility

Heng Ou

Book

The path to motherhood is a deep and transformative process filled with unknowns. Awakening the Mother Within is a loving guide to accompany you along the road to whatever is next for you, whether it be a child or a deeper understanding of what it means...

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What do you think you are?  by Brian Clegg

What do you think you are?

Brian Clegg

Book

Popular science master Brian Clegg's new book is an entertaining tour through the science of what makes you you. From the atomic level, through life and energy to genetics and personality, it explores how the billions of particles which make up you -...

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The complete guide to modern massage  by Ryan Jay Hoyme

The complete guide to modern massage

Ryan Jay Hoyme

Book

Massage is a natural method to relieve pain and reduce stress--and anyone can learn how to do it. The Complete Guide to Modern Massage offers an updated reference to learn popular techniques and feel the physical and emotional benefits of massage. From...

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COVID-19  by Debora MacKenzie

COVID-19

Debora MacKenzie

Book

Over the last 30 years, we learned every lesson needed to stop this coronavirus outbreak in its tracks. We heeded almost none of them. The result is a pandemic on a scale never before seen in our lifetimes. Here, science journalist Debora MacKenzie lays...

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Breath  by James Nestor

Breath

James Nestor

Book

No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you're not breathing properly. There is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat 25,000...

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CBD  by Sarah Brewer

CBD

Sarah Brewer

Book

Discover everything you need to know about using CBD to improve your health and wellbeing. In this comprehensive guide, licenced doctor and award winning health writer, Dr Sarah Brewer, takes you through the vast world of CBD. A doctor's guide for using...

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The insta-food diet  by Pixie Turner

The insta-food diet

Pixie Turner

Book

Social media is a major part of modern life. Most of us can't imagine not using it, and it's unrealistic to assume that's even possible. Platforms like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook haven't been around long, but they have already made far-reaching impacts...

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On pandemics  by David Waltner-Toews

On pandemics

David Waltner-Toews

Book

Authored by a leading epidemiologist, this engrossing book answers our questions about animal diseases that jump to humans--called zoonoses--including what attracts them to humans, why they have become more common in recent history, and how we can keep...

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The natural health service  by Isabel Hardman

The natural health service

Isabel Hardman

Book

In 2016, Isabel Hardman's mind, in her own words, 'stopped working' as she fell prey to severe depression and anxiety. She took time off on long-term sick leave and despite several relapses has returned to work with a much improved ability to cope. She...

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Healing herbs  by Julia Behrens

Healing herbs

Julia Behrens

Book

Neal's Yard Remedies Healing Herbs offers expert advice and know-how you can trust in this detailed guide, which features an illustrated directory of 100 key herbs, including hemp, lavender, thyme, aloe vera, and lemongrass. Discover the treatment po...

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The healing guide to flower essences  by Alena Hennessy

The healing guide to flower essences

Alena Hennessy

Book

The power of Nature to heal has been accepted for many millennia. Flowers inspire us with their beauty, beguile us with their fragrance, and can have medicinal properties in their oils and plant matter. However, the healing properties of flowers go e...

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Feel-good fitness  by Alysia Montaño

Feel-good fitness

Alysia Montaño

Book

Feel-Good Fitness from pro runner Alysia Montaño offers a year of fun and fresh fitness challenges that will build your strength and endurance. Alysia’s fitness challenges will make you smile while you sweat because Alysia’s not your typical fitness ...

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The CBD bible  by Dani Gordon

The CBD bible

Dani Gordon

Book

Cannabidiol, more commonly known as CBD, has become the hot new wellness ingredient, appearing in everything from oils to edibles and skincare products. Yet this brave new world of CBD and medical cannabis is full of pseudoscience, misinformation and...

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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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Home remedies  by Meredith Hale

Home remedies

Meredith Hale

Book

A handy guide, Home Remedies provides families with ordinary household remedies to treat over 100 common ailments safely, effectively, and inexpensively in an easy-to-use A-to-Z format. Discover easy remedies to help care for everyday health problems...

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Growing young  by Marta Zaraska

Growing young

Marta Zaraska

Book

A smart, research-driven case for why optimism, kindness and strong social networks will help us live to 100. What to do to live long? From fountain-searching Ponce de Leon to pill-popping Silicon Valley techies humanity has been trying to pinpoint the...

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Keto-green 16  by Anna Cabeca

Keto-green 16

Anna Cabeca

Book

An innovative 16-day plan that combines the fat-burning benefits of a ketogenic diet with the brain-clearing and keto-flu protection of alkaline food, by the author of the international bestseller, The Hormone Fix. There is no question that going keto...

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Aging in reverse  by Natalie Jill

Aging in reverse

Natalie Jill

Book

While many women over 40 hide their age, Natalie Jill flaunts hers: she's nearing 50 and at the top of her game as a fitness coach and instructor. Her message is clear and inspiring: you're not too old and you're not too late--you're just getting started!...

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The cheating cell  by Athena Aktipis

The cheating cell

Athena Aktipis

Book

When we think of the forces driving cancer, we don't necessarily think of evolution. But evolution and cancer are closely linked, for the historical processes that created life also created cancer. The Cheating Cell delves into this extraordinary rel...

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The wellness remodel  by Christina Anstead

The wellness remodel

Christina Anstead

Book

When Anstead was facing autoimmune disease, infertility, and the emotional and physical exhaustion of going through a divorce with two young children-- all in the public eye-- she met Clark, a nutritionist. Here Anstead shares what she's learned about...

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Medical medium cleanse to heal  by Anthony William

Medical medium cleanse to heal

Anthony William

Book

If you think you don't have any need to do a cleanse-if you're sure you couldn't possibly be harboring any toxins in your body-think again. In today's world, there are poisons and pathogens that threaten our health starting before we're even born, and...

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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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999 by Dan Farnworth

999

Dan Farnworth

Large Print

"Dan Farnworth brings vividly to life his astonishing experiences as a medic working on the frontline of the UK Ambulance Service. When the 999 call goes out, he has little idea what he will find - and how he will cope with the challenges he faces when...

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Jin shin healing touch  by Tina Stümpfig

Jin shin healing touch

Tina Stümpfig

Book

A full-color, step-by-step guide to the simple two-point touch method of Jin Shin Jyutsu for quick relief from many common conditions and injuries.

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The 5-day diet  by Patrick Holford

The 5-day diet

Patrick Holford

Book

Pioneering research has shown that a diet that is low in carbs and calories and high in good fats that trigger ketosis can counteract many diseases and boost wellbeing better than water fasts. In The 5-day diet, nutrition expert and co-author of The ...

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Sleeping better in pregnancy  by Clare Ladyman

Sleeping better in pregnancy

Clare Ladyman

Book

"The challenge to getting a good night's sleep is especially hard for pregnant women. This book, based on the latest research from Massey University's Sleep/Wake Research Centre, includes up-to-date information about why sleep is important, how sleep...

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More orgasms please  by issuing body. Hotbed Collective

More orgasms please

issuing body. Hotbed Collective

Book

The Hotbed Collective began life as a podcast with a mission ‘to make life better one orgasm at a time’. Their debut book, More Orgasms Please is an open, honest and at moments hilarious dive into all aspects of sex for women. It covers feminist porn,...

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Biography of resistance  by Muhammad H. (Muhammad Hamid) Zaman

Biography of resistance

Muhammad H. (Muhammad Hamid) Zaman

Book

Superbugs, born of antibiotic resistance, are a growing global health crisis. Award-winning educator and researcher at Boston University Muhammad Zaman, Ph.D. tells the story about how we got here and what we must do to combat this threat that connects...

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The nutrition bible  by Dale Pinnock

The nutrition bible

Dale Pinnock

Book

An instantly accessible, user-friendly, go-to guide to nutrition, this will become an invaluable resource in every home. Author Dale Pinnock is the Medicinal Chef and with his practical, authoritative advice, everyone can cut down on the family's com...

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Surviving stroke  by Helen Kennerley

Surviving stroke

Helen Kennerley

Book

In October 2016, Udo Kischka suffered a severe stroke. A large intra-cerebral bleed, a bleed deep in the right side of his brain. He was not a typical stroke patient: Professor Kischka was a neurologist and specialist in stroke rehabilitation. Like all...

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The micro-workout plan  by Tom Holland

The micro-workout plan

Tom Holland

Book

Ditch the gym! Tom Holland has a better approach to fitness: "excessive moderation" utilizing micro-workouts that provide maximum, long-term results. They're perfect for busy people who don't have time for the gym. In this book, Holland shares the kn...

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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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Drink?  by David J. Nutt

Drink?

David J. Nutt

Book

As the most harmful drug in the UK, alcohol has a profound and wide-reaching impact on our health and on society at large. Drink? is the first book of its kind, written by a scientist and rooted in 40 years of medical research and hands-on experience...

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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 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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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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