New Arrivals - Medicine, health, and technology
Explains cutting-edge scientific concepts, like epigenetics and neuroplasticity, to help parents and caregivers understand the root of children's behavioral and emotional issues and offers all-natural ways to overcome them without turning to medication.
An illustrated reference for expectant parents that explains in detail every stage of pregnancy; also covers labor, birth, and life with a new baby.
An anesthesiologist and NASA adviser explores how pioneering doctors and scientists have built on findings about the body's response to extreme environments and physical challenges to develop such medical innovations as open-heart surgery, skin grafts and trauma care.
A compelling career memoir by an award-winning neuroscientist describes how while studying his own family's brain scans for research he made the disturbing discovery that his own reflected a pattern he recognized from those in the brains of serial killers, a finding that offered new insights into the role of biology in behavior.
John M. Kennedy, M.D., a leader in the dynamic field of preventative cardiology, draws on two decades of experience as an invasive cardiologist, as well as his own work in the field of integrative medicine, to offer an empowering "outside-the-box" approach to total heart health as a foundational set of five steps that can save your life.
Presents the simple rules everyone should follow in order to live a long, healthy, and productive life.
The psychiatrist-author reveals how she has used intuition to help her heal a variety of problems and offers a program for readers to use their own intuitive intelligence to accomplish self-healing.
In this follow-up to Life Is Your Best Medicine, get the how, when, and why of getting better and staying well with homemade remedies from an expert in natural healing, herbal medicine, and home remedies. In this book the author guides us in identifying, responding to, and caring for all the most common ailments.
"Nutritionist and Foodtrainers founder Lauren Slayton will help you avoid those ever-present dieting booby traps--work, family, socializing, holidays, and more--and the challenges they present. Slayton shares the secret component for weight loss - planning - because anticipating the obstacles between you and thin is as vital as what you eat. And, best of all, she does the strategizing for you"-- Provided by publisher.
Parkinson's disease is on the rise throughout the U.S., and this book offers readers an introduction to its causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Drawing on 50 years of experience treating thousands of patients labeled with ADHD as well as scientific research, a behavioral neurologist argues that ADHD is not a condition on its own, but rather a symptom complex caused by over 20 separate conditions.-- Provided by publisher.
"THE POUND A DAY DIET is an accelerated program designed to help dieters lose up to five pounds every five days-- without frustrating plateaus-- while enjoying all their favorite foods. It rewrites every carb/fat/calorie rule in the book! This delicious, easy-to-use, plan is specifically formulated as a Mediterranean-style diet that is carb and calorie corrected to turbocharge metabolism and weight loss. Complete with menus for 28 days (four five-day plans and four weekend plans), dieters first follow the five-day plan, switch over to the weekend plan, return to the five-day plan for the second week, and continue with the weekend plan-alternating like this right down to their goal weight. To help readers, Rocco has created 50 all-new lightning-quick 5 ingredient recipes, as well as ready-made suggestions for those who simply cannot find the time to cook; a primer on healthy and fast cooking techniques; calorie-calibrated menus and shopping lists; and a lifestyle plan for maintaining a lean, healthy body for life"-- Provided by publisher.
Identifies the role of toxin exposures in a range of health problems and explains how to tap the body's natural detoxifying abilities, outlining a holistic program of basic self-care while providing nutrient-rich recipes that incorporate cleansing juicesand whole foods.
A neurologist with a personal history of migraines offers a diet low in wheat, sugar and processed foods and high in organic, protein-rich animal products.
"You will discover the exciting, emerging science of epigenetics and that fat is not all in the family. You have never been doomed by your genes and have far more control over your weight than you ever realized"--Page 4 of cover.
Revised and updated to include the latest research about the brain's role in weight loss, this classic work partners a revolutionary smart carb program with behavioral modification to help sustain a leaner and healthier lifestyle without feeling deprived.
Eating fewer carbohydrates may be trendy, but since your body needs them to function, eliminating too many carbs from your diet is neither healthy nor practical. Learn the glycemic index system to help you shed unwanted pounds and improve your overall health.
A cancer survivor, an Ironman Triathlete, and widely decorated marathoner, Ruth Heidrich has long been been a role model to athletes of all ages. But over the years even Ruth herself has encountered the various, commonly held misbeliefs about running. Ruth debunks those myths and many more while providing the motivation, inspiration, and resources to start or maintain an activity whose benefits will last a lifetime.
Explains how cutting-edge science supports a radically different approach to weight loss that goes beyond counting calories, discussing how eating more of the right kinds of foods and exercising less but at a higher intensity level can create long-term weight loss.
Explores how the New York World's Fair embodied the cultural and political changes in New York, the United States and the world during the decade of the 1960s.
Outlines a program for bolstering metabolism to lose weight and improve overall health, drawing on the practices of Mediterranean diets to make specific recommendations for food combinations and avoidances.
An exploration of intelligence research reveals a revolution in human intellectual abilities and provides real-life transformation stories while chronicling the author's experience tesing commercial brain training programs.