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- 8 Minutes in the Morning Kit, by Jorge Cruise.
Subtitled: A Simple Way to Shed Up to 2 Pounds a Week Guaranteed.
- The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons who Have Alzheimer Disease..., By Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins.
Packed with advice and information about dementia, the fifth edition of The 36-Hour Day clearly describes what dementia is, how it is diagnosed, possible treatment options, and what problems may be faced by patients and their caregivers.
- An A-Z Guide to Food Additives, by Deanna M. Minich.
This 'additive translator' will help consumers avoid undesirable food additives and show them which additives do no harm and may even be nutritious.
- Against Medical Advice, by James Patterson and Hal Friedman.
The true-life story of Cory Friedman's decades long struggle with Tourette's Syndrome and OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) and the efforts that his parents made to ensure that he got the help he needed to succeed in life.
- Ageless Spine, Lasting Health, by Kathleen Porter.
The Open Secret to Pain-Free Living and Comfortable Aging. A book about the importance of natural postural alignment and making good posture a part of your everyday life.
- The Aging Eye, by The Harvard Medical School.
What You Can Do to Prevent and Treat Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Cataracts, Dry Eye Syndrome Floaters, Flashers, and more...
- The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness, by Jerome Groopman.
In The Anatomy of Hope, Dr. Groopman examines the scientific basis of how hope can influence the course and recovery of illness, and why hope is essential for healthy well-being.
- The Anti-Aging Zone, By Barry Sears.
Information on how to reverse the aging-process by following the Zone Diet.
- The Arthritis Action Program, by Michael E. Weinblatt.
An Integrated Plan of Traditional and Complementary Therapies
- Arthritis for Dummies, 2nd Edition, by Barry Fox, Nadine Taylor, and Jinoos Yazdany.
This book offers a general overview of what arthritis is, the various forms it can take, how it is diagnosed, its symptoms and treatments, and alternative therapies. The authors also cover the day-to-day issues of dealing with arthritis and they offer practical advice on how to live a full and healthy life, despite your arthritis.
- Atkins Diabetes Revolution, by Robert C. Atkins.
Dr. Robert C. Atkins presents the Atkins Blood Sugar Control Program to identify metabolic signposts that indicate the onset of Type 2 diabetes and a strategy for blood sugar control, while minimizing exposure to insulin and other drugs.
- Avian Flu, by Tamra Orr.
A non-technical primer on Avian Flu (H5N1) that separates the fact from the fiction, and which explains to readers how this form of influenza developed, how it is transmitted and treated, and its potential (or lack thereof) of causing a pandemic.
- Beating Back the Devil, by Maryn McKenna.
On the Front Lines With the Disease Detectives of the Epidemic Intelligence Service.
- Bipolar Disorder, by Francis Mark Mondimore.
A comprehensive, non-techanical guide to bipolar disorder for patients and their families.
- Blessed Health, by Melody T. McCloud and Angela Ebron.
The African-American Woman's Guide to Physical and Spiritual Well-Being.
- Bursting with Energy, by Dr. Frank Shallenberger.
The Breakthrough Method to Renew Youthful Energy and Restore Health - that will help you to achieve permanent weight control and to improve your energy level, overall fitness, and biological age.
- Chasing Life, by Sanjay Gupta.
In this audiobook, you will learn the medically based secrets of functional aging - the process of living longer, while maintaining your full mental capacities and maintaining a healthy and active body.
- The Coming Plague, by Laurie Garrett.
This impressive book examines the potentially catastrophic dangers presented by viruses and mans attempts to control the uncontrollable.
- COPD for Dummies, by Dr. Kevin Felner and Meg Schneider.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. In this book the authors describe, in plain English, exactly what COPD is, its symptoms, how it diagnosed and treated, and the life-style changes you can make that will slow the progression of the disease.
- The Cure: How Capitalism Can Save American Health Care, by Dr. David Gratzer.
America's health care system is sick. To cure it, Dr. Gratzer takes a unique approach by prescribing a strong dose of capitalism...
- Diabetes for Dummies, 2nd Edition, by Dr. Alan L. Rubin.
A detailed and accessible guide to understanding and managing diabetes. Covers testing, treatments, symptoms, possible complications, and life-style changes that you can make to help manage your diabetes. This new edition has been fully revised and updated.
- The Diet Code, by Stephen Lanzalotta.
Revolutionary Weight Loss Secrets From Da Vinci and the Golden Ratio.
- Dizzy, by Jack J. Wazen, with Deborah Mitchell.
What You Need to Know About Managing and Treating Balance Disorders.
- Dread, by Philip Alcabes.
How Fear and Fantasy have Fueled Epidemics from the Black Death to Avian Flu.
- Eat Smart, Walk Strong, by Leslie Sansone.
The Secrets of Effortless Weight Loss - A six week weight loss plan.
- The Eye and Nutrition, by Lucio Buratto.
Combining the latest scientific information about nutrition and eye health with a mouth-watering cookbook, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in eye health, nutrition, and how the two subjects are interrelated.
- The Eye Book: A Complete Guide to Eye Disorders and Health, By Gary H. Cassel, Michael D. Billig, and Harry G. Randall.
A comprehensive resource for information related to the eye; this book provides a general overview of eye health and anatomy, and common eye disorders.
- Examining Tuskegee: The Infamous Syphilis Study and Its Legacy, by Susan M. Reverby.
In this book, Reverby offers a comprehensive analysis of the notorious study of untreated syphilis that has become the American metaphor for medical racism, government malfeasance, and physician arrogance.
- Fast and Simple Diabetes Menus, by Betty Wedman-St. Louis.
Over 125 Recipes & Meal Plans for Diabetes. This book includes a variety of menus that cover three meals a day for four weeks. Nutritional information, and diet management strategies for diabetics are also discussed.
- Fighting Invisible Tigers, by Earl Hipp.
This extraordinary book offers advice for teenagers on how to identify the stressors in their lives, and it provides practical and easy to follow stress management techniques.
- Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918, by Gina Kolata.
In this book, Kolata offers the reader an in-depth look at the 1918 influenza pandemic; including what influenza is, the effects that the epidemic had both politically and culturally, and its long term aftereffects.
- Food Allergies and Food Intolerance - The Complete Guide to Their Identification and Treatment, by Jonathan Brostoff and Linda Gamlin.
This book looks at food allergies and intolerances from the viewpoint that they not only induce classic symptoms such as hives and breathing difficulties, but that they are also responsible for a host of medical disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, migraines, and sinus problems.
- Food Allergy Field Guide -
A Lifestyle Manual for Families, by Theresa Willingham.
A handy manual exploring the steps you can take to adjust your family's lifestyle to best accommodate a member who has a food allergy. Includes information about food allergies, nutrition, and kid-tested recipes.
- Great Sex for Moms, by Valerie Davis Raskin.
Ten Steps to Nurturing Passion while Raising Kids.
- The Guide to Living with Bladder Cancer, By Mark P. Schoenberg.
This book provides a frank discussion on what bladder cancer is, its symptoms, and how it is diagnosed. It also describes, in detail, the various treatment options available for treating this disease.
- Hallucinations, by Oliver Sacks.
With his usual elegance, curiosity, and compassion, Dr. Sacks weaves together stories that illuminate what hallucinations tell us about the organization and structure of our brains, and how they have influenced every culture's folklore and art.
- How to Manage Your Child's Life-Threatening Food Allergies: Practical Tips for Everyday Life, by Linda Marienhoff Coss.
A detailed, step-by-step, primer offering advice and information on managing your child's food allergies, ranging from how to shop and cook for your child to what to do when traveling or when your child grows up and heads off to college.
- How to Survive Your Hospital Stay, by Gail Van Kanegan and Michael Boyette.
The Complete Guide to Getting the Care You Need - And Avoiding Problems You Don't.
- I Hate My Eyeglasses!! Consumer Guide to Happier Vision, by Amy Arcand.
An indispensable guidebook that leads you through the ins and outs of vision care from getting your eyes examined and reading your prescription to selecting your eyeglass frames and lenses, contacts, or safety eye wear. As well as specific information about vision care for children, seniors, and those with low vision.
- Infectious Connections, by Beatrice Trum Hunter.
How Short-term Foodborne Infections Can Lead to Long-term Health Problems. A look at the major causes of food borne illnesses, their consequences, and preventive measures that you can take to help avoid becoming a victim.
- The Joslin Guide to Diabetes
, by Richard S. Beaser and Amy P. Campbell.
A Program for Managing Your Treatment. A concise guide to diabetes self-care, explains what diabetes is, details available treatment options, and offers tips on making lifestyle changes.
- Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis, by Tammi L Shlotzhauer and James L. McGuire.
Providing up-to-date patient information, this book offers advice on the diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. It also offers advice on how to manage the disease, and hints on coping with daily activities.
- Men's Private Parts, by James H. Gilbaugh Jr.
A Pocket Reference to Prostate, Urologic and Sexual Health.
- The Merck Manual of Health and Aging, by Mark H. Beers and Thomas V. Jones.
The comprehensive guide to the changes and challenges of aging-for older adults and those who care for and about them.
- Multiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier, Second Edition, by Shelly Peterman Schwarz.
Tips, techniques, and shortcuts to help people with MS organize and simplify their lives.
- Multiple Sclerosis for Dummies, by Rosalind Kalb, Nancy Holland, & Barbara Giesser.
This book offers a detailed introduction to Multiple Sclerosis, from how the disease is diagnosed and treated to dealing with lifestyle issues such as having children and traveling.
- The No-Fad Diet: A Personal Plan for Healthy Weight Loss, By The American Heart Association
The American Heart Association's healthy strategy to lose weight and keep it off. Includes more than 190 all-new recipes.
- No-Fuss Diabetes Recipes for 1 or 2, By Jackie Boucher, Marcia Hayes, & Jane Stephenson
A large print cookbook for people with diabetes who are living alone or with one other person. Easy to prepare recipes that make one or two servings for no leftovers.
- The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan.
In this book Pollan takes an in-depth look at how the three main food-chains: industrial, organic, and hunter-gather, which contribute to the American diet work - following our food from field to table.
- Parkinson's Disease: A Complete Guide for Patients & Families, 2nd Edition, by William J. Weiner, Lisa M. Shulman, and Anthony E. Lang.
This book explains what Parkinson's disease is, and how it is diagnosed and treated. Also included are tips on coping with the disease and question and answer section.
- The Peanut Allergy Answer Book, by Michael C. Young.
Written in a question and answer format, this book provides a concise overview of the causes, diagnosis, and treatments of a peanut allergy and how to create a safe home and school environment for anyone living with a peanut allergy.
- The Perricone Promise, by Nicholas Perricone.
Look Younger, Live Longer in Three Easy Steps - includes a printable version of the 28-Day Perricone Program and recipes.
- The Perricone Weight-Loss Diet, By Nicholas Perricone, MD.
Dr. Perricone's anti-inflammatory program based on foods, supplements, and lifestyle changes helps you to loose weight and slow aging by increasing metabolism and building and maintaining muscle mass.
- Probiotic Foods for Good Health, by Beatrice Trum Hunter.
Become an educated consumer as you learn about the special nutritional and therapeutic features of probiotic foods in this handy and informative guide.
- Relieve Your Child's Chronic Pain, by Elliot J. Krane, M.D., with Deborah Mitchell.
A Doctor's Program for Easing Headaches, Abdominal Pain, Fibromyalgia, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, and More.
- Scourge - The Once and Future Threat of Smallpox, by Jonathan B. Tucker.
A history Smallpox: how it spread around the globe, how it affected civilization, and how Smallpox was eradicated. Plus a look at what might happen if smallpox wherever used as a bioweapon.
- The Sensitive Gut, by The Harvard Medical School.
What You Can Do to Prevent & Treat Dyspepsia, Reflux Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation, and more...
- Sex and the Seasoned Woman, by Gail Sheehy.
Inspiring stories of women in their middle ages who are finding that their love lives can be as vibrant and passionate as ever.
- The Sexy Years, by Suzanne Somers.
Suzanne Somers tells how she has coped with menopause and the benefits of taking natural bioidentical hormones in combination with her diet and a fitness plan.
- Six Steps to Increased Fertility, by Robert L. Barbieri, Alice D. Domar and Kevin R. Loughlin.
An Integrated Medical and Mind/Body Program to Promote Conception.
- Smallpox, Syphilis and Salvation: Medical Breakthroughs that Changed the World, by Sheryl Persson.
A history of some of the most momentous medical breakthroughs of the modern age from the vaccine for smallpox to the discovery of penicillin, interwoven with biographies of the researchers who made these breakthroughs possible.
- Smart Medicine for Your Eyes , by Dr. Jeffrey Anshel.
This is a reference guide that describes common eye disorders. It is also lists conventional, nutritional, and homeopathic treatments that can be used to treat various eye disorders.
- The South Beach Diet, by Arthur Agatston
The Delicious, Doctor-Designed, Foolproof Plan for Fast and Healthy Weight Loss - Lose weight by loosing those carbs.
- Take Care of Yourself, by Donald M. Vickery and James F. Fries.
An illustrated guide on medical self-care that covers over 175 medical and health related topics.
- Tell Me What to Eat If I Have Diabetes, by Elaine Magee.
An essential guide for those with Type II Diabetes that helps you to understand the role that food plays in controlling Diabetes, and how to develop a healthy diet that best suits your individual needs and lifestyle.
- The Testosterone Advantage Plan, by Lou Schuler.
Lose Weight, Gain Muscle, Boost Energy - A 9-Week Food-and-Fitness Breakthrough - FOR MEN ONLY.
- The Thin Commandments Diet, by Dr. Stephen Gullo.
Dr. Stephen Gullo's simple diet program has helped his patients lose weight quickly and easily with a success rate almost 15 times higher than the national average.
- The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys To Weight Loss Freedom, by Dr. Phil McGraw.
TV show host, Dr. Phil, tells the reasons why people overeat and eat unhealthy, and how to change the way you think about food to give you immediate results that will last a lifetime.
- Ultra-Longevity, by Dr. Mark Liponis.
The Seven-Step Program for a Younger, Healthier You: Based on the Revolutionary New Science of Aging and the Immune System.
- Virus Ground Zero, by Ed Regis.
This book offers a fascinating, insiders look at the Centers for Disease Control, and at the arsenal at the disposal of the 'Texas Rangers' of the virus world as they stuggle to defeat such foes as Malaria, Ebola, and Smallpox.
- Walk Away the Pounds, by Leslie Sansone.
An inspirational book that teaches you how to easily and effectively walk away those unwanted pounds.
- Younger Next Year, by Chris Crowley & Henry S. Lodge M.D.
Dr. Lodge and his patient, Chris Crowley outline the simple "common sense" steps to live a stronger, healthier, and more alert life well into your eighties.
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