Category: Health studies

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Our Bodies, Ourselves

Touchstone Books | October 4, 2011 | 944 pages
"The gold standard for women's health books, in time for the fortieth anniversary of the book's first publication, featuring new material and a completely updated approach to critical women's health issues. The name "Our Bodies, Ourselves" has become synonymous with women's health and protecting... More Info

Anxiety for Beginners

HarperCollins Publishers | May 2, 2017 | 384 pages
When Eleanor Morgan published a first-person account of her struggles with anxiety as part of the online series The VICE Guide to Mental Health, the response was staggering: it was read by five million people in 15 countries within four days. The article prompted tens of thousands of reader... More Info
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A Good Death

Harper Perennial | May 2, 2017 | 432 pages
We can’t avoid death, but the prospect is a lot less terrifying since the Supreme Court of Canada legalized physician-assisted death. Competent adults suffering grievously from intolerable medical conditions will have the right to ask for a doctor’s help in ending their lives. That much is... More Info
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The Dirt Cure

Atria Books | April 11, 2017 | 384 pages
In this “carefully researched, compellingly written game-changer for children’s health” (Mark Hyman, MD), Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD, reveals the shocking contents of children’s food, how it’s seriously harming their bodies and brains, and what you can do about it. And she presents a... More Info

Eating Well for Optimum Health

Anchor | April 18, 2017 | 320 pages
At last, a book about eating (and eating well) for health -- from Dr. Andrew Weil, the brilliantly innovative and greatly respected doctor who has been instrumental in transforming the way Americans think about health. Now Dr. Weil -- whose nationwide best-sellers Spontaneous Healing and Eight... More Info
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Every Body Yoga

Workman Publishing | April 4, 2017 | 224 pages
From the unforgettable teacher Jessamyn Stanley comes Every Body Yoga, a book that breaks all the stereotypes. It's a book of inspiration for beginners of all shapes and sizes: If Jessamyn could transcend these emotional and physical barriers, so can we. It's a book for readers already doing yoga,... More Info

Slow Death by Rubber Duck

Vintage Books Canada | April 6, 2010 | 339 pages
Funny, thought-provoking, and incredibly disturbing, Slow Death by Rubber Duck reveals that just the living of daily life creates a chemical soup inside each of us. Pollution is no longer just about belching smokestacks and ugly sewer pipes - now, it's personal. The most dangerous pollution has... More Info

The Sleep Revolution

Harmony | April 4, 2017 | 416 pages
We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, writes Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post. And this has profound consequences - on our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness. What is needed, she boldly asserts, is nothing short... More Info

Rising Strong

Random House Trade Paperbacks | April 4, 2017 | 352 pages
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * When we deny our stories, they define us. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending. Social scientist Bren� Brown has ignited a global conversation on courage, vulnerability, shame, and worthiness. Her pioneering work uncovered a profound truth:... More Info

Little Book of Inner Peace

Gaia | April 4, 2017 | 96 pages
This stunning, color-illustrated guide includes practices to help you let go of everyday stresses and find inner peace. With practical tools, strategies and exercises harnessing the benefits of mindfulness, meditation, gratitude, creativity, relaxation and compassion, this book will guide you... More Info
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Just Breathe

Atria/Enliven Books | March 28, 2017 | 224 pages
Reduce stress and anxiety, increase your productivity, detox your body, balance your health, and find the path to greater mindfulness with this collection of signature breathing techniques by the world’s leading breathmaster, Dan Brulé. What if you could control your outcomes and change results... More Info
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The Zen of You and Me

Shambhala Publications | March 21, 2017 | 208 pages
"A minicourse in how to deal with interpersonal conflict--from a Zen perspective. With her book, her hugely popular online courses, and her workshops at venues throughout the US and the world, Diane Musho Hamilton is one of the most highly visible of experts on conflict management--with good... More Info
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Resilient Grieving

Experiment | March 21, 2017 | 256 pages
The first popularization of the science and practice of resilient grieving in a practical guide, urging a more proactive, supportive, mindful, and positivepath to recovery that offers an alternative to Kubler-Ross s five stages"  More Info

How the Body Knows Its Mind

Atria Books | January 12, 2016 | 288 pages
“Beilock reveals one intriguing secret after another...That Beilock is supercharged with enthusiasm about her topic is evident and infectious” (Booklist, starred review). The human body is not just a passive device carrying out messages sent by the brain, but rather an integral part of how we... More Info

Unplug

Harmony | March 7, 2017 | 224 pages
Whether you're a Fortune 500 CEO or someone bogged down with a never-ending to-do list, the proven secret to being more effective and living a happier, healthier life is to hurry up and slow down, to unplug. Studies show that you can get more done - and do it better- by doing less, just by... More Info

Anger: How to Live with and Without It

Citadel Press | February 28, 2017 | 240 pages
With a New Foreword by Raymond A. DiGiuseppe, Ph.D. CLASSIC SELF-HELP FROM A RESPECTED PIONEER OF PSYCHOTHERAPY Anger. It's one of our most basic, and often most destructive, human emotions. And in today's world, it's a constant, escalating force, from road rage to domestic abuse, from teen... More Info

Miracle Mindset

North Star Way | February 21, 2017 | 256 pages
Celebrity health expert and four-time New York Times bestselling author, JJ Virgin reveals how one life-altering event taught her to tap into an indomitable mindset, trust her instincts, and defy the odds, ultimately saving her son’s life…and her own. She’ll share the lessons she learned that... More Info

Extreme Measures

Avery | February 21, 2017 | 352 pages
In medical school, no one teaches you how to let a patient die. Currently, the old and the ill are intubated, catheterised, and even shelved away in care facilities to live out their final days alone, confused, and sometimes in pain. In her work, Zitter has learned to understand that what patients... More Info

Badditives!

Skyhorse Publishing Company Incorporated | January 17, 2017 | 200 pages
A straightforward, practical reference book that lists the most common harmful ingredients found in daily food, including high fructose corn syrup, food coloring, bleached flour, and artificial sweeteners. The book will show readers where these ingredients occur the most, how to spot them on food... More Info

F*ck Love

Touchstone | January 31, 2017 | 288 pages
From the brilliant New York Times bestselling authors of the “refreshingly blunt” (Harper’s Bazaar) F*ck Feelings—this seriously irreverent roadmap reveals the essentials to look for when you're done being suckered by the promise of true love and want help seeking a real, lasting... More Info

Attending

Scribner | January 24, 2017 | 304 pages
The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most—safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care—from the foremost expert in the field. As a third-year Harvard Medical student... More Info

Why Won't You Apologize?

Touchstone | January 10, 2017 | 208 pages
“If you want to know why Harriet Lerner is one of my great heroes, Why Won’t You Apologize? is the answer. This book is a game changer.” —Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Rising Strong “Harriet Lerner is one hell of a wise woman. She draws you in with... More Info

Green Smoothies for Life

Atria Books | December 27, 2016 | 256 pages
A brand-new meal plan that will assist readers with incorporating green smoothies into their everyday routine while developing healthier long-term eating habits and improving their overall health. More than a weight loss plan, the 10-Day Green Smoothie Cleanse, designed by nutritionist and... More Info

The Lucky Years

Simon & Schuster | January 3, 2017 | 288 pages
“If you buy just one health book this year, then get The Lucky Years” (Howard Stern). In this groundbreaking guide, bestselling author David Agus shows how we can take control of our health like never before in the brave new world of medicine. In his first bestseller, The End of Illness, David... More Info

Hardwiring Happines

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Body Kindness

Workman Publishing | December 27, 2016 | 256 pages
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Bouncing Forward

Atria/Enliven Books | December 27, 2016 | 400 pages
Thrive in the face of challenges and radically change your perspective on adversity and loss with the cutting-edge science of posttraumatic growth and these powerful methods to grow from victim to survivor in this “great message of hope” (The Huffington Post). Learn how to become stronger,... More Info

The Little Book of You: a Journal of Health and Happiness

December 27, 2016 | 288 pages
Short, meaningful, and "easy," here are 365 micro-actions small goals relating to food, mind, movement, and connecting with others that anyone can complete at any time and take just a few minutes, and that will make you happier and healthier. Because small changes in your daily life can have a big... More Info

Mindfulness-integrated CBT for Well-being and Personal Growth

John Wiley & Sons | February 16, 2015 | 304 pages
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The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Revised and Expanded

New World Library | October 14, 2016 | 712 pages
Completely updated, the best book on the topic available anywhere has just gotten better! A necessary resource for anyone interested in alternative approaches to healing and lifestyle, this new edition contains more than 800 easy-to-follow recipes for essential oil treatments. No one has provided... More Info

The Grace in Living

Wisdom Publications | November 1, 2016 | 296 pages
Bestselling author Kathleen Dowling Singh (The Grace in Dying) presents an opportunity to view and reflect upon our lives in a new way—as an already unfolding awakening. Kathleen Dowling Singh invites us to enter into an awakened relationship with our lives by exploring our own spiritual... More Info

417 More Games, Puzzles, & Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young

Workman Publishing | September 28, 2016 | 424 pages
Cross-train your brain! Exercising the brain is like exercising the body--with the right program, you can keep your brain young, strong, agile, and adaptable. And like the most effective exercise, you don't target just one area. This follow-up to the bestselling 399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia... More Info

Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook

Atria Books | September 27, 2016 | 224 pages
Everybody tells pregnant women what they can’t eat. Now, certified nutritionists and registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh are here to tell them what they should! Featuring recipes for wholesome, unprocessed meals and snacks, accompanied by nutritional breakdowns and tips for... More Info

Living It Up

HarperCollins Australia | December 12, 1994 | 127 pages
LIVING IT UP offers further hope and guidance for sufferers of anxiety disorders, and valuable insights for those interested in personal development. What is your "IT"? Anger? Fear? Low self-esteem? Depression? Addiction? LIVING IT UP, a sequel to the popular LIVING WITH IT: A Survivor's Guide to... More Info

Upside

Touchstone | August 23, 2016 | 288 pages
Through cutting-edge research and thoughtful personal stories comes a “compassionate, friendly, and empathetic” (Kirkus Reviews) exploration of post-traumatic growth—the emerging idea that psychological trauma doesn’t destroy a person, but can instead spark future growth, self-improvement,... More Info

Real Food, Fake Food

Algonquin Books | July 12, 2016 | 336 pages
Impressive . . . Readers will be inspired by Olmsted's intensity and clarity, and floored by how far some counterfeiters go to fool consumers and some historic food institutions go to protect their products and their names. Olmsted s sharp language will hopefully put fires under counterfeiters... More Info

Childhood Disrupted

July 26, 2016 | 304 pages
A “courageous, compassionate, and rigorous every-person’s guide” (Christina Bethell, PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) that shows the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and adult illnesses such as heart disease, autoimmune disease, and cancer—Childhood... More Info

How to Control Your Anxiety Before It Controls You

Citadel Press | June 28, 2016 | 256 pages
"No individual--not even Freud himself--has had a greater impact on modern psychotherapy." --Psychology Today CLASSIC SELF-HELP FROM A RESPECTED PIONEER OF PSYCHOTHERAPY From social anxiety to phobias to post-traumatic stress disorder, sources of anxiety in daily life are numerous, and can have a... More Info

Siddhartha's Brain

William Morrow | February 2, 2016 | 352 pages
A groundbreaking exploration of the “science of enlightenment,” told through the lens of the journey of Siddhartha (better known as Buddha), by Guardian science editor James Kingsland. In a lush grove on the banks of the Neranjara in northern India—400 years before the birth of Christ, when... More Info

The Right to Die

April 1, 2016 | 160 pages
"Who owns my life?" Sue Rodriguez was dying of a form of ALS (or Lou Gehrig's disease) when she asked this question of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1993. She was fighting for the right to a physician-assisted death before she became fully paralyzed. At the time, assisted suicide could result in... More Info
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The Laughing Cure

Skyhorse Publishing | April 5, 2016 | 256 pages
Dr. Brian King is a psychologist and stand-up comedian whose humor therapy seminars are attended by more than ten thousand people each year. In The Laughing Cure, King combines wit with medical research to reveal the benefits of laughter and humor on physical and emotional health. King’s language... More Info

Staying Sharp

Touchstone Books | June 21, 2016 | 288 pages
The book Dr. Christiane Northrup promised “will change your mind and your brain in the best possible way,” Staying Sharp is the practical guidebook for building and maintaining a sharp, healthy, and vibrant mind. A strong memory and a healthy brain aren’t as difficult to maintain as one might... More Info

A Good Death

Patrick Crean Editions | April 26, 2016 | 256 pages
We can’t avoid death, but the prospect is a lot less terrifying since the Supreme Court of Canada legalized physician-assisted death. Competent adults, suffering grievously from intolerable medical conditions, will have the right to ask for a doctor’s help in ending their lives. That much is... More Info

Now Go Out There

Harper | April 5, 2016 | 80 pages
A celebration of curiosity, compassion, and the surprising power of fear, based on the New York Times bestselling author and renowned professor’s 2015 commencement address at Syracuse University. “Being smart and rich are lucky, but being curious & compassionate will save your ass.” Every... More Info

The Germ Files

February 2, 2016 | 288 pages
Does for microbiology what Dr Joe Schwarcz's Brain Fuel (Anchor, 2010) did for chemistry: informs and entertains with accessible mini-essays. Jason Tetro, author of The Germ Code (Doubleday, 2013, also available), is back with a very different book but the same message: microbes are amazing, they... More Info

The End of Dieting

HarperOne | December 29, 2015 | 368 pages
In The End of Dieting, Joel Fuhrman M.D., a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods, and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat to Live, Super Immunity and TheEnd of Diabetes, delivers a powerful... More Info

Farmacology

WmMorrowPB | August 11, 2015 | 320 pages
A doctor explores what farming can teach us about nurturing ourselves Do the microbes in the soil communicate with the microbes in our bodies? Why does a dirty farm offer protection from allergies while a dirty urban apartment does not? What can we learn about "good" stress from pastured hens? How... More Info

Lethal But Legal

Oxford University Press, USA | March 1, 2016 | 360 pages
Decisions made by the food, tobacco, alcohol, pharmaceutical, gun, and automobile industries have a greater impact on today's health than the decisions of scientists and policymakers. As the collective influence of corporations has grown, governments around the world have stepped back from their... More Info

Aliceheimers

April 15, 2016 | 80 pages
Reprint of: Aliceheimer's / Dana Walrath. Yerevan, Armenia, Harvest Publishers, 2013.  More Info

Things to Do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park

Penn State University Press | November 1, 2015 | 310 pages
Aneurin (Nye) Wright hasn&’t been on good terms with his father for a long time. When he receives a call on his birthday from his father, Neil, he isn&’t quite sure how to react. Neil has been diagnosed with emphysema and is &“certified for hospice,&” a six-month death... More Info

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