New Arrivals - Medicine, health, and technology
Award-winning ESPN investigative reporters Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru reveal how the NFL, over a period of nearly two decades, sought to cover up and deny mounting evidence of the connection between football and brain damage.
A cookbook companion to the Eat to Live diet includes the latest nutritional science, success stories and meals for every occasion.
"In this indispensable guide aimed both at beginners to Reiki and more experienced practitioners, a dedicated master teacher explains Reiki's principles and illustrates the key healing hand positions."--www.Amazon.com.
"Becoming pregnant doesn't mean an end to exercise. Despite old wives' tales and mother-to-be nerves, the medical community is embracing the idea of a fit and healthy pregnancy. Finally, pregnant athletes have a book just for them. A running coach and doctor guide women through how to train, what is safe, and what are the limits of exercising from conception through the first months after delivery"-- Provided by publisher
"A ... physician shares her complete 10-day digestive tune-up for women, with important revelations about good gastrointestinal health. Many so-called cures for women's bloating and indigestion, from juice cleanses to specialty diets, are based on junk science. For women seeking true relief from that overall feeling of discomfort in any size jeans, Dr. Robynne Chutkan has the perfect plan for feeling light, tight, and bright in ten days. Gutbliss offers: A primer on the real reasons for gastrointestinal distress, and why it's much more common in women A look at the debilitating side effects of supposedly healthy habits-from Greek yogurt to bloat-inducing aspirin An expert analysis of symptoms that could indicate a serious underlying condition An indispensable checklist to pinpoint the exact cause of your bloating Just a few small changes in diet, lifestyle, and exercise can make a huge difference in a woman's digestive health, but the changes have to be the right ones..."--Provided by publisher.
A challenging program that delivers gains in muscle size and strength, running speed and endurance, fat loss and all-round peak fitness -- developed by two top authorities in the fitness world. A workout system that'll keep you super-fit for life -- right from your own home.
"For Tory Johnson, weight was always an issue; although she felt ashamed of how she looked, Tory could never find the will to change. When a network executive warned her that if she didn't lose weight her television career could be in jeopardy, Tory experienced something profound: A Shift. She knew she didn't just want to change, she needed to change. Tory creates a plan, makes a list of things she is willing to sacrifice, and teaches herself the realities of self-discipline. With disarming honesty, she shares her experience of overcoming the inevitable challenges along the way. In the process, she becomes not just healthier but happier--a shift that impacts every facet of her life. For anyone who has struggled to make a big life change, The Shift offers valuable lessons and inspiration for taking charge once and for all."--www.Amazon.com.
"Flat Belly Yoga! shows readers how to fire up their fat-burning engines even further with a unique combination of yoga, weight training, and cardio that's fun, easy, and effective."--www.Amazon.com.
In the decade since the sequencing of the human genome, researchers have slowly begun to uncover how the relationship between biological endowments and a competitor's training environment affects athleticism. Sports scientists have gradually entered the era of modern genetic research. In this controversial and engaging exploration of athletic success, Sports Illustrated senior writer David Epstein tackles the great nature vs. nurture debate and traces how far science has come in solving this great riddle.
"The human brain can actually grow--and a bigger brain means better memory, creativity, speed of learning, and ability to concentrate. In Boost Your Brain, Majid Fotuhi, M.D., Ph.D., guides you through the innovative brain fitness program that he has developed for his patients at the NeurExpand Brain Center, an institute dedicated to helping people quickly sharpen their brain performance. You start the program with an assessment of your current brain health and then are given specific brain-fit strategies proven to promote brain acuity and longevity, detailing the latest scientific evidence behind each."--Publisher's description.
Why are doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnosing healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions? Gnaulati examines the factors that have led to our current crisis, provides parents with information about symptoms that to a casual or untrained eye can mimic a psychiatric disorder, and gives parents of struggling children hope, perspective, and direction
:This new edition of the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. This manual, which creates a common language for clinicians involved in the diagnosis of mental disorders, includes concise and specific criteria intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings -- inpatient, outpatient, partial hospital, consultation-liaison, clinical, private practice, and primary care. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition, is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals, including psychologists, counselors, nurses, and occupational and rehabilitation therapists, as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists. DSM-5 is the most definitive resource for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders."--From the publisher.
Examines the emotional roots of overeating in children and addresses the social, emotional, and physical problems of these children and their families.
"...If you're in your 30s or 40s your body is changing, and with it so are your moods, sleep, health, and weight. Tired of being at the mercy of your hormones? Armed with the knowledge in this book, you don't have to be. Perimenopause can be enjoyable if you know what to do. I'M TOO YOUNG FOR THIS! details how you can get your body and mind back on track, safely and without drugs, including: --How our bodies transition hormonally--from puberty through perimenopause. --The common complaints of perimenopause--and hidden factors that may keep you symptomatic. --What are the minor and major hormones, and the important role they play in feeling good and staying vibrant and healthy. --What to eat--including Perimenopausal Power Foods--as well as other lifestyle shifts that are critical to your successful transition. --Cutting-edge research that proves the safety and efficacy of bioidentical hormone replacement (BHRT). --The Symptom Solver: a state-of-the-art guide to immediate relief for your hormonal complaints. Plus, how to find the right doctor as well as get your most frequently asked questions answered by expert hormone specialists. Your life is about to change for the better. You can feel great, be vibrant, healthy, thin, and sexy! This book shows you how"-- Provided by publisher.
A champion tennis player reveals his dietary secret to optimum fitness, providing weekly menus, mindful eating tips, and recipes to support a gluten-free lifestyle.
Drawing on 35 years of anti-aging science research, this revolutionary book shows how Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, dementia, and other mental conditions can be reversed through the right combination of diet, exercise, lifestyle modifications and nutritional supplements.
Neuroscientist Penny Lewis explores the latest research into the nighttime brain to understand the real benefits of sleep, showing how, while our body rests, the brain practices tasks it learned during the day, replays traumatic events to mollify them, and forges connections between distant concepts.
The devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 30-day plan to achieve optimum health.
In this book, Dr. Stanley Cohen, a pediatric gastroenterologist and nutritionist with longstanding interest in infant nutrition, provides a practical and pragmatic approach to a major concern for new mothers. The author's innovative, cost-sensitive methods can save both new and seasoned parents hundreds to thousands of dollars yearly and improve their families' nutrition at the same time.