New Arrivals - Medicine, health, and technology
"Based on the author's landmark study in which she interviewed more than one hundred women about their childbirth experiences, this book provides narrative and information about how to make any birth a positive event"--Provided by publisher.
"More than five million people living in the United States have Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia. "An Unintended Journey" is designed to address the needs and challenges faced by adult children and other family members who are scrambling to make sense of what is happening to themselves and the loved ones in their care"-- Provided by publisher.
"Behind every great man (or woman), there's a compulsion"--Provided by the publisher.
Since the Industrial Revolution, manufacturers have built things by a process known as "heat, beat, and treat." They use enormous amounts of energy to heat raw material, shape it with heavy machinery, and maintain its design, strength, and durability with toxic chemicals. Now, in a world of depleted natural resources, entrepreneurs and scientists are turning to nature to inspire future products that are more energy and cost efficient. Biomimicry, the science of employing nature to advance sustainable technology, is arguably one of the hottest new business concepts.
Updated to reflect advances in prenatal and newborn care, a comprehensive guide for expectant mothers and fathers discusses the trimesters and birth process, labor preparation and care of the newborn, and medical treatments and procedures.
Presents a guide to restful sleep, offering evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to help readers overcome insomnia.
"Being a teen or tween isn't easy for anyone but it can be especially tough for Asperkids. Jennifer Cook O'Toole knows; she was one! This book is a top secret guide to all of the hidden social rules in life that often seem strange and confusing to young people with Asperger syndrome... offers witty and wise insights into baffling social codes such as making and keeping friends, blending in versus standing out from the crowd, and common conversation pitfalls. Chock full of illustrations, logical explanations, and comic strip practice sessions, this is the handbook that every adult Aspie wishes they'd had growing up. Ideal for all 10-17 year olds with Asperger syndrome, this book provides inside information on over thirty social rules in bite-sized chunks that older children will enjoy, understand, and most importantly use daily to navigate the mysterious world around them.
"Mariel Hemingway and Bobby Williams share their dynamic and authentic approach to living mindfully and healthfully, offering concrete action steps that readers can take and even track through a simple point-earning system"--Dust jacket flap.
Determine if your eating behaviors are a problem, develop strategies to change unhealthy patterns, and learn when and how to get professional help when needed with this practical, engaging guide to taking care of yourself when you are not a full-blown anorexic. Gain insight on how to intervene with a loved one. Discover proven strategies to change unhealthy eating patterns. Learn when and how to get professional help when it's needed.
Why are prominent doctors, quantum physicists, and researchers all over the world interested in the seemingly chance encounter that Dr. Eric Pearl had with one of his patients? What was it about that encounter that would not only radically accelerate the trajectory of his life, but ultimately affect the lives of millions . . . and will most likely profoundly affect your life as well? What is this phenomenon?. In his international bestseller, The Reconnection: Heal Others, Heal Yourself , Dr. Pearl taught readers how to access and tap into a comprehensive spectrum of energy, light, and informations!--from book jacket blurb.
"A new raw-food approach is gaining momentum--one that combines both raw and cooked foods for an optimal balance of vitamins and minerals, healthy fats, enzymes, and macronutrients. With the Balanced Raw approach you'll eliminate health-zappers such as allergy promoting, acid-forming foods; clear toxins; and restore your body and metabolism with nutrient-dense recipes that taste incredible"--P.  of cover.
Argues that a gluten-free diet is beneficial for athletic performance and presents a food plan for what to eat during training, competition, and recovery, including fifty recipes.
Provides medical information, advice, tips and techniques for managing the everyday challenges of those suffering with Asperger's Syndrome, covering a broad range of issues and topics for people of all ages.
Offers diet and nutrition advice for endurance sports like running, cycling, swimming, and competing in the triathlon.
Documents the story of a partnership between an American doctor and a Nepali doctor to provide eyesight-saving treatments to tens of thousands of patients throughout the world, from cataract-stricken children and blind laborers to elderly patients who live near dangerous mountain trails.
Highlights the connection between digestive health and the rest of the human body.
"Some men break all the rules. They shirk everyday responsibilities, abuse drugs and alcohol, take up criminal careers, and lash out at family members. In some cases, they are nothing more than the proverbial "bad boys." In the worst cases, they commit rape, murder, and other violent acts as though they lack a conscience. But what makes these bad boys become bad men who behave the way they do? This newly revised edition of Bad Boys, Bad Men builds upon psychiatrist and researcher Donald W. Black's groundbreaking work of 1999 by addressing antisocial personality disorder (ASP)--sociopathy--in the 21st century"--P.  of cover.