Dec. 24-25 - All libraries closed for Christmas.
New Arrivals - Medicine, health, and technology
With insights from notable people in medicine, health, business, the arts, and politics, Brzezinski breaks through the walls of silence and shame we've built around obesity and food obsession and talks openly about how our country became overweight, and what we can do to turn the corner and step firmly onto the path of health.
Provides fifty-one rules for how to eat clean while losing weight, discussing what to eat, how much to eat, how to read labels, canning and preserving food, and the importance of cooking.
America's favorite diet and fitness expert, Jorge Cruise, will change the way you think about calories. For years, conventional wisdom has continued to state the wrong and outdated research that says simply counting calories is the key to weight loss, and if you cannot follow that plan, you must lack willpower. Now Jorge Cruise's passion for dietary science has revealed the true cause of the obesity epidemic?counting the wrong calories! The 100 will free you from counting calories and points and constantly trying to eat less with the conclusive truth: all calories are not created equal. Jorge has been working to uncover the latest advances in dietary science for more than a decade, and now the newest science confirms that Sugar Calories are the only calories you'll need to keep track of on this simple, fast, and guilt-free weight-loss plan. Enjoy unlimited amounts of delicious and healthy no-count calories and still eat the foods you love. Learn the right foods to eat without ever feeling hungry or deprived on a plan that is so easy to incorporate and maintain that you can finally put an end to the vicious cycle of dieting. In addition to the 4-week plan, you get shopping lists and recommended food guides that can help you drop up to 18 pounds of stubborn belly fat. The 100 is the only plan you'll ever need. Stop counting the wrong calories and start losing weight and changing your life today with the help of Jorge Cruise and the no-count calorie revolution!
A diagnosed non-criminal sociopath explains how her charisma and penchant for convincing lies enables her to influence and seduce others, offering insight into her system of ethics while offering advice on how to manage a relationship with a sociopath.
The story of a family helping their mother to face dementia and learning to love each other again in the process.
"The body can heal itself. Spontaneous healing is not a miracle but a fact of biology--the result of the natural healing system that each one of us is born with. Drawing on fascinating case histories as well as medical techniques from around the world, Dr. Andrew Weil shows how spontaneous healing has worked to resolve life-threatening diseases, severe trauma, and chronic pain. Weil then outlines an eight-week program in which you'll discover: - The truth about spontaneous healing and how it interacts with the mind - The foods, vitamins, supplements, and tonic herbs that will help you enhance your innate healing powers - Advice on how to avoid environmental toxins and reduce stress - The strengths and weaknesses of conventional and alternative treatments - Natural methods to ameliorate common kinds of illnesses And much more!"--P. 4 of cover.
A guide to human anatomy for the 21st century. Includes unique computer-generated 3-D images. An essential interactive manual for healthcare professionals and students of human biology, as well as a comprehensive reference book for the family.
Featuring thirteen short-term rules for weight loss, the coach of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" provides a four-part plan that includes a precise breakdown of the proper protein/carbohydrate proportions for every meal and simple exercise routines.
"Even the average OB-GYN is confused about what drugs are safe for pregnant and breastfeeding women to take. Tylenol, Ambien, Sudafed? How much is ok? When? Misinformation, an out-dated FDA classification system, and fear all stand in the way. The result: OB's often fail to prescribe needed medications or prescribe the wrong medications to their patients. Written specifically for lay-readers by a maternal-fetal medicine expert and a veteran health reporter, The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding takes the confusion out of the process, combining authority, advice, an A-to-Z directory of more than six hundred drugs, and empathy. With easy to understand entries covering hundreds of drugs, this volume will help mothers make informed choices for themselves and their babies"--Provided by publisher.
Covers such female pelvic problems as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and decreased sexual sensation.
Offers a guide to animal-derived ingredients found in every kind of consumer good and also helps consumers decipher product labels.
An exposé of the psychiatric profession's bible from a leading psychotherapist, "The Book of Woe "reveals the deeply flawed process by which mental disorders are invented and uninvented -- and why increasing numbers of therapy patients are being declared mentally ill.
A foodist simply has a different way of looking at food, and makes decisions with a clear understanding of how to optimize health and happiness. This is a new approach to healthy eating that focuses on what you like to eat, rather than what you should or shouldn't eat, while teaching you how to make good decisions, backed up by an understanding of what it means to live a healthy lifestyle. Includes tips on food shopping, food prep, cooking, and how to pick the right restaurants and make smart menu choices.
Despite all our highly publicized efforts to improve our schools, the United States is still falling behind. We recently ranked 15th in the world in reading, math, and science. Clearly, more needs to be done. In The Learning Brain, Torkel Klingberg urges us to use the insights of neuroscience to improve the education of our children.
This volume is a comprehensive introduction to a rich array of Chinese healing practices as they have developed through time and across cultures. Contributions from fifty-eight leading international scholars in such fields as Chinese archaeology, history, anthropology, religion, and medicine make this a collaborative work of uncommon intellectual synergy, and a vital new resource for anyone working in East Asian or world history, in medical history and anthroplogy, and in biomedicine and complementary healing arts -- Publisher description.
"'This is a book about sustainable health, and what you can do to protect it--in bad times certainly, but also in good. I will help you ensure the health of those you love, yourself and, should you so choose, your community, if and when the world changes. World may come to mean your little town or the whole globe. It could change for a few days or weeks, or for a few years. It could change because of a flood, financial crisis, flu pandemic, or failure of our energy procurement, production or distribution systems...'"--P. of cover.
Francis argues that the new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders threatens to destroy what is considered normal and that grief, sorrow, stress, disappointment, and other feelings are part of life, not a psychiatric disease.
Shares recipes, healthy eating advice, lifestyle tips and real world decorating ideas.
"Discover the missing link to total health: lower the risk of heart disease ; prevent stroke and obesity ; treat diabetes ; improve mood and memory"--Cover.