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50 Plus One Medical Breakthroughs That May Help You Live Better

50 Plus One Medical Breakthroughs That May Help You Live Better
$24.95
It is truly an amazing time in which to live. Who could have imagined that so much has been accomplished in the various fields of medicine that not only is life expectancy going up, but the quality of life is so dramatically improved. New drugs, new technology and new procedures will offer patients worldwide a chance for a better life-and it is only just beginning.

In this remarkable book, medical researchers Drs. Elena Fitchev, and Douglas Krejsa, have investigated some the most important and eye-popping changes in medicine and writes about them in such a way that they will help you understand what has happened and what will happen in the future to make our lives better and healthier.

Many of the medical breakthroughs are reapplications of existing drugs and procedures to new diseases and problems. It takes a very creative mind (and a profit motive, no doubt) to find that a drug created for one disease actually helps with other illnesses. Others are entirely new procedures or protocols, created from the latest clinical tests. The medical breakthroughs in this remarkable book offer everyone a chance to be informed (and encouraged) as they face illness and old age.

Readers will learn about:
* What is innovative in cosmetic surgery
* Non-invasive technologies
* New treatments for cancer
* Organ transplants
* Strategies in patient and doctor communications
* Joint replacement improvements
* Changes in physical therapy
* Computer-assisted medicine
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American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back

American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
$28.00
A New York Times bestseller/Washington Post Notable Book of 2017/NPR Best Books of 2017/Wall Street Journal Best Books of 2017

"This book will serve as the definitive guide to the past and future of health care in America."--Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Gene

At a moment of drastic political upheaval, An American Sickness is a shocking investigation into our dysfunctional healthcare system - and offers practical solutions to its myriad problems.

In these troubled times, perhaps no institution has unraveled more quickly and more completely than American medicine. In only a few decades, the medical system has been overrun by organizations seeking to exploit for profit the trust that vulnerable and sick Americans place in their healthcare. Our politicians have proven themselves either unwilling or incapable of reining in the increasingly outrageous costs faced by patients, and market-based solutions only seem to funnel larger and larger sums of our money into the hands of corporations. Impossibly high insurance premiums and inexplicably large bills have become facts of life; fatalism has set in. Very quickly Americans have been made to accept paying more for less. How did things get so bad so fast?

Breaking down this monolithic business into the individual industries--the hospitals, doctors, insurance companies, and drug manufacturers--that together constitute our healthcare system, Rosenthal exposes the recent evolution of American medicine as never before. How did healthcare, the caring endeavor, become healthcare, the highly profitable industry? Hospital systems, which are managed by business executives, behave like predatory lenders, hounding patients and seizing their homes. Research charities are in bed with big pharmaceutical companies, which surreptitiously profit from the donations made by working people. Patients receive bills in code, from entrepreneurial doctors they never even saw.

The system is in tatters, but we can fight back. Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal doesn't just explain the symptoms, she diagnoses and treats the disease itself. In clear and practical terms, she spells out exactly how to decode medical doublespeak, avoid the pitfalls of the pharmaceuticals racket, and get the care you and your family deserve. She takes you inside the doctor-patient relationship and to hospital C-suites, explaining step-by-step the workings of a system badly lacking transparency. This is about what we can do, as individual patients, both to navigate the maze that is American healthcare and also to demand far-reaching reform. An American Sickness is the frontline defense against a healthcare system that no longer has our well-being at heart.

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Ancient Remedies

Ancient Remedies
$29.00
Bestselling author Dr. Josh Axe explains how to treat more than seventy diseases, lose weight, and increase vitality with traditional healing practices passed down through the ages. "Engaging, accessible and comprehensive" (Amy Myers, MD, author of The Autoimmune Solution)

Long before the first pharmaceutical companies opened their doors in the 1850s, doctors treated people, not symptoms. And although we've become used to popping pills, Americans have finally had it with the dangerous side effects, addiction and over-prescribing--and they're desperate for an alternative.

Here's the good news: That alternative has been here all along in the form of ancient treatments used for eons in traditional Chinese, Ayurvedic and Greek medicine. Ancient Remedies is the first comprehensive layman's guide that will bring together and explain to the masses the very best of these time-tested practices.

In Ancient Remedies, Dr. Axe explores the foundational concepts of ancient healing--eating right for your type and living in sync with your circadian clock. Readers will learn how traditional practitioners identified the root cause of each patient's illness, then treated it with medicinal herbs, mushrooms, CBD, essential oils, and restorative mind-body practices. What's more, they'll discover how they can use these ancient treatments themselves to cope with dozens of diseases, from ADHD to diabetes, hypothyroidism, autoimmune disease, and beyond.

Through engaging language and accessible explanations, Ancient Remedies teaches readers everything they need to know about getting, and staying, healthy--without toxic, costly synthetic drugs.

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Apollo's Arrow

Apollo's Arrow
$29.00
A piercing and scientifically grounded look at the emergence of the coronavirus pandemic and how it will change the way we live--"excellent and timely." (The New Yorker)

Apollo's Arrow offers a riveting account of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as it swept through American society in 2020, and of how the recovery will unfold in the coming years. Drawing on momentous (yet dimly remembered) historical epidemics, contemporary analyses, and cutting-edge research from a range of scientific disciplines, bestselling author, physician, sociologist, and public health expert Nicholas A. Christakis explores what it means to live in a time of plague--an experience that is paradoxically uncommon to the vast majority of humans who are alive, yet deeply fundamental to our species.

Unleashing new divisions in our society as well as opportunities for cooperation, this 21st-century pandemic has upended our lives in ways that will test, but not vanquish, our already frayed collective culture. Featuring new, provocative arguments and vivid examples ranging across medicine, history, sociology, epidemiology, data science, and genetics, Apollo's Arrow envisions what happens when the great force of a deadly germ meets the enduring reality of our evolved social nature.

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Brain on Cannabis

Brain on Cannabis
$16.95
From the Amen Clinics, America's frontline resource for brain health and treatment of brain injury, comes the most comprehensive and myth-busting guide yet on marijuana use and its effects on the brain--including how to effectively talk to young people about recreational marijuana use.

For more than 25 years, the renowned Amen Clinics has been
a frontline resource for brain health

...NOW they TACKLE all your questions about how marijuana affects your brain--and the brain of your child.

Since marijuana became legal in many states, people of all ages are using it for pain relief and treatment of a variety of illnesses and ailments. But is it safe? In this comprehensive book, renowned psychiatrist and licensed prescriber of medical marijuana Dr. Rebecca Siegel delivers the most complete guide yet about the benefits and risks of using marijuana today. Based on the latest scientific research, this easy-to-read book busts all the myths and helps you navigate the sometimes confusing and often-changing world of marijuana. Within these pages you'll discover a wealth of invaluable information, including:

Why medical marijuana is vastly different than CBD and recreational marijuana--especially when it comes to children and teenagers

  • Why medical marijuana is vastly different than CBD and recreational marijuana--especially when it comes to children and teenagers
  • Evidence-based information on how cannabis is being used to treat an array of ailments and conditions
  • The difference between various marijuana delivery systems, including edibles
  • Why those who may be genetically vulnerable to psychiatric disorder, including depression and anxiety, should exercise caution when using marijuana
  • How to talk to teens or young adults about recreational marijuana use in a way that brings you closer
  • How marijuana affects mood, productivity, and overall brain health
  • Long-term vs. short-term risks for teens, adults, and older adults
  • With a foreword by renowned psychiatrist and brain health expert Dr. Daniel Amen, The Brain on Cannabis reveals everything you ever wanted to know about marijuana so you can make informed decisions for yourself--and your loved ones.

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    Case for Keto

    Case for Keto
    $26.95
    After a century of misunderstanding the differences between diet, weight control, and health, The Case for Keto revolutionizes how we think about healthy eating--from the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat and The Case Against Sugar.

    Based on twenty years of investigative reporting and interviews with 100 practicing physicians who embrace the keto lifestyle as the best prescription for their patients' health, Gary Taubes gives us a manifesto for the twenty-first-century fight against obesity and diabetes.

    For years, health organizations have preached the same rules for losing weight: restrict your calories, eat less, exercise more. So why doesn't it work for everyone? Taubes, whose seminal book Good Calories, Bad Calories and cover stories for The New York Times Magazine changed the way we look at nutrition and health, sets the record straight.

    The Case for Keto puts the ketogenic diet movement in the necessary historical and scientific perspective. It makes clear the vital misconceptions in how we've come to think about obesity and diet (no, people do not become fat simply because they eat too much; hormones play the critical role) and uses the collected clinical experience of the medical community to provide essential practical advice.

    Taubes reveals why the established rules about eating healthy might be the wrong approach to weight loss for millions of people, and how low-carbohydrate, high-fat/ketogenic diets can help so many of us achieve and maintain a healthy weight for life.

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    9780525520061
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    CBD Bible

    CBD Bible
    $17.99
    Treat pain safely, relieve stress, and learn the science behind CBD and THC with this guide from a doctor, researcher, and leading expert in cannabis medicine.

    What is the difference between CBD and THC? What is the difference between over the counter CBD oils and medical cannabis oils? What is the science? Does it actually work, and what for? We are in the middle of a medical revolution regarding the cannabis plant and its uses. Medical cannabis has gained notice for treating serious illnesses when drugs fail, CBD oil has become incredibly popular as a wellness product, with hundreds of brands flying off the high street shelves. However, there is still confusion around the plant, what it can do and how to make use of it for both wellness, self care and treating medical conditions.
    American board certified doctor and international expert in CBD, cannabis, and natural medicine, Dr. Dani Gordon has written The CBD Bible to explain how CBD and medical cannabis can be used to safely treat pain, alleviate stress, and create a deeper sense of well being. With guidance on dosing, sourcing, different products, and much more, this is a must-have book for those ready to take the next step in their journey to overall wellbeing.
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    9781538736067
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    Deadly Choices : How the Anti-vaccine Movement Threatens Us All

    Deadly Choices : How the Anti-vaccine Movement Threatens Us All
    $27.50
    There's a silent, dangerous war going on out there. On one side are parents, bombarded with stories about the dangers of vaccines, now wary of immunizing their sons and daughters. On the other side are doctors, scared to send kids out of their offices vulnerable to illnesses like whooping cough and measles--the diseases of their grandparents.

    How did anyone come to view vaccines with horror? The answer is rooted in one of the most powerful citizen activist movements in our nation's history. In Deadly Choices, infectious disease expert Paul Offit relates the shocking story of anti-vaccine America--its origins, leaders, influences, and impact. Offering strategies to keep us from returning to an era when children routinely died from infections, Deadly Choices is a vigorous and definitive rebuttal of the powerful anti-vaccine movement.

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    9780465021499
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    Dispatches from the Vaccine Wars

    Dispatches from the Vaccine Wars
    $29.99
    Enter the trenches of the bloodiest battles you've never heard of: the Vaccine Wars.

    Professor Christopher A Shaw discovered, after a deep-dive literature search on aluminum impacts on humans and animals, that aluminum hydroxide, an adjuvant in the anthrax vaccine, had a significantly negative impact on motor functions and reflexes of patients in the literature. After that finding, he did what scientists are supposed to do and kept following the leads. However, organizations like WHO dismissed him immediately. Those powerful organizations either knew what he knew, that aluminum vaccine adjuvants were harmful, or they simply didn't care. In either case, two possible reasons for the lack of response became clear to Shaw and his colleagues: dogma and money. The first had served to convince most of the world's medical professionals that Shaw had to be wrong because, after all, "the science was settled." And, behind much of this was the naked fact of how much money vaccines brought in to cover the pharmaceutical industry's profit margin. The combination of those two have the finger prints of various Big Pharma companies smudged all over the question of vaccine safety, which included the demonization of both scientists and lay scholars who raised even the tamest questions about safety and the push for vaccine mandates around the world. After these events, Shaw decided to dig deeper.

    Dispatches from the Vaccine Wars is a comprehensive look at the origin of vaccination and the oversight of vaccines by various regulatory bodies in the United States and in Canada. The book provides not only the official view on vaccines safety and efficacy, but also provides a critical analysis on which such views are based. Aluminum and other compounds that may contribute to autism spectrum disorder are discussed at length. Professor Shaw also analyzes the corporate influences driving vaccine uptake worldwide and provides an in depth look at the push for mandatory vaccination. Dispatches from the Vaccine Wars evaluates the extent to which vaccinology has become a cult religion driving attempts to suppress divergent scientific opinions. Finally, the book delves into the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means for the future of us all.

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    9781510758506
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    Doctors and Distillers: The Remarkable Medicinal History of Beer, Wine, Spirits, and Cocktails

    Doctors and Distillers: The Remarkable Medicinal History of Beer, Wine, Spirits, and Cocktails
    $18.00
    "At last, a definitive guide to the medicinal origins of every bottle behind the bar! This is the cocktail book of the year, if not the decade." --Amy Stewart, author of The Drunken Botanist and Wicked Plants

    "A fascinating book that makes a brilliant historical case for what I've been saying all along: alcohol is good for you...okay maybe it's not technically good for you, but [English] shows that through most of human history, it's sure beat the heck out of water." --Alton Brown, creator of Good Eats

    Beer-based wound care, deworming with wine, whiskey for snakebites, and medicinal mixers to defeat malaria, scurvy, and plague: how today's tipples were the tonics of old.


    Alcohol and Medicine have an inextricably intertwined history, with innovations in each altering the path of the other. The story stretches back to ancient times, when beer and wine were used to provide nutrition and hydration, and were employed as solvents for healing botanicals. Over time, alchemists distilled elixirs designed to cure all diseases, monastic apothecaries developed mystical botanical liqueurs, traveling physicians concocted dubious intoxicating nostrums, and the drinks we're familiar with today began to take form. In turn, scientists studied fermentation and formed the germ theory of disease, and developed an understanding of elemental gases and anesthetics. Modern cocktails like the Old-Fashioned, Gimlet, and Gin and Tonic were born as delicious remedies for diseases and discomforts. In Doctors and Distillers, cocktails and spirits expert Camper English reveals how and why the contents of our medicine and liquor cabinets were, until surprisingly recently, one and the same.
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    9780143134923
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    Dr. Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible

    Dr. Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible
    $9.99
    Live a longer and healthier life with America's #1 vitamin book-a classic guidebook updated with extensive new material detailing the latest science.

    This classic compendium has been significantly updated to put the facts you need at your fingertips so you can live a longer, healthier and better life. With 20% new material, this comprehensive guide to vitamins and their health effects has the most up-to-date information to empower and enlighten readers.

    Discover:

  • How to maximize the effectiveness of your vitamins/supplements and avoid problems by taking them in the right combinations
  • New anti-aging vitamins and supplements that will keep your skin and body healthy and young-looking
  • The latest research on how to fight off illness and stay healthy with the help of immune system-boosting vitamins and supplements
  • The art of personalizing your dietary regimen to fit your lifestyle, your health profile, and even your job
  • Natural alternatives to hormone replacement therapy (HRT), Viagra, Prozac, and Valium
  • The science behind nutraceuticals, homeopathy, and aromatherapy, and how to find the best practitioners in these fields
  • Healing regimens for heart patients, stroke victims, diabetics, and arthritis sufferers
  • Insight on the new wonder supplement--CBD--and its many benefits
  • New warnings about dangerous drug interactions and "miracle cures"
  • With extensive sections on herbal teas and tinctures, beauty aids, diets, salt and sugar intake, and new ways to boost your energy level, fertility, and sex life, this book has everything you need to know to use vitamins to improve your health and wellness.

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    9781538737262
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    Every Body: An Honest and Open Look at Sex from Every Angle

    Every Body: An Honest and Open Look at Sex from Every Angle
    $28.00

    Experience a radically inclusive and informative collection of stories, essays, interviews, and art about sex, relationships, and body confidence.

    Have you ever had a question about sex--whether out of curiosity, desire, or the sneaking suspicion you're, somehow, different? Every Body will help you feel less alone. It's a huge collection of anonymous stories, essays, artwork, and expert tell-alls on myriad subjects, all rolled into one. Really, it's the conversations most of us are too scared to start.

    Thanks to talented duo Julia Rothman and Shaina Feinberg, we don't have to. The stories, essays, and interviews they've compiled touch on a wide array of topics, including first times, open relationships, body acceptance, accidental pregnancies, sex toys, pleasure, fear and trauma, sexual discovery, and more.

    Framed by dozens of artists' illustrations, deeply personal interviews, and expert essays that address stigmas and clichés, this book is an informative, welcoming, and inclusive user's guide to your body, no matter its shape, size, or preferences.

    A dynamic group of voices and styles makes Every Body an essential resource and helpful companion as you explore your own body (and more!).

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    9780316426589
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    Flesh & Blood: Reflections on Infertility, Family, and Creating a Bountiful Life: A Memoir

    Flesh & Blood: Reflections on Infertility, Family, and Creating a Bountiful Life: A Memoir
    $25.95
    Honest, warm, and witty, this memoir reads like a chat with a dear friend sharing her insight and taking us along as she heals. Complete with family stories over cocktails and a praying mantis named Claude.

    "I drive and say to myself, if I am dying, if this is how I die, then this is how I die." When N. West Moss finds herself bleeding uncontrollably in the middle of a writing class, she manages to drive herself to the nearest hospital. Doctors are baffled, but eventually a diagnosis--uterine hemangioma--is rendered and a hysterectomy is scheduled. In prose both lyrical and unsparing, Moss takes us along through illness, relapse, and recovery. And as her thoughts turn to her previous struggles with infertility, she reflects on kin and kinship and on what it means to leave a legacy.

    Moss's wise, droll voice and limitless curiosity lift this narrative beyond any narrow focus. Among her interests: yellow fever, good cocktails, the history of New Orleans, and, always, the natural world, including the praying mantis in her sunroom whom she names Claude. And we learn about the inspiring women in Moss's family--her mother, her grandmother, and her great-grandmother--as she sorts out her feelings that this line will end with her. But Moss discovers that there are ways besides having children to make a mark, and that grief is not a stopping place but a companion that travels along with us through everything, even happiness.

    A remarkably honest memoir about heartache and healing, Flesh & Blood opens up a conversation with the millions of women who live with infertility and loss.

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    Fragile Years

    Fragile Years
    $17.00
    Inside intelligence you will need to make informed decisions, financially and compassionately, when caring for aging loved ones--whether they are living at home, in a care facility, or in the hospital or hospice care.

    Do you have a parent or aging loved one nearing or in the most fragile years of life? Are you considering in-home care for them? Assisted living? A nursing home? Have they endured repeated hospitalizations, or are they facing major surgery? Are they refusing to give up their independence? Do they have adequate savings to pay for care? Are they getting the right Medicare, Medicaid, or VA benefits? This book by a veteran care management professional will help you secure the best possible care.

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    9781642939460
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    Healing Your Thyroid Naturally

    Healing Your Thyroid Naturally
    $18.99
    A complete guide to improving thyroid health through diet and other natural remedies.

    Emily Lipinski is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine; she also has thyroid disease. She struggled for years to get a correct diagnosis and then to control her symptoms. Through devoting herself to research, and working with her own patients, she found that healing the thyroid requires much more than prescription medication. A no-nonsense companion for the millions of thyroid disease sufferers, Healing Your Thyroid Naturally incorporates the latest research in thyroid health while also offering a practical plan. Starting with an easy-to-grasp Thyroid 101 chapter, Dr. Lipinski highlights many topics that are integral to understanding thyroid health, including:

  • An overview of key tests and medications
  • Surprising sources of thyroid toxicity-and what to do about them
  • How some of the biggest health trends pertain to thyroid health, including: intermittent fasting, the keto diet, and CBD use, as well as herbs and supplements
  • cutting edge treatments and therapies
  • With the Thyroid Healing Diet, a customizable, food-based plan to help you reclaim your energy and your health, and 50 recipes to get you started, you will find improved energy, digestion; reduction of thyroid antibody levels; balanced mood; and even weight loss. In short, Healing Your Thyroid Naturally provides all the tools you need to take charge of your health and restore balance.

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    9780306873645
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    Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions

    Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions
    $28.00
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - From the author of Salt Sugar Fat comes a "gripping" (The Wall Street Journal) exposé of how the processed food industry exploits our evolutionary instincts, the emotions we associate with food, and legal loopholes in their pursuit of profit over public health.

    "The processed food industry has managed to avoid being lumped in with Big Tobacco--which is why Michael Moss's new book is so important."--Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit

    Everyone knows how hard it can be to maintain a healthy diet. But what if some of the decisions we make about what to eat are beyond our control? Is it possible that food is addictive, like drugs or alcohol? And to what extent does the food industry know, or care, about these vulnerabilities? In Hooked, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Michael Moss sets out to answer these questions--and to find the true peril in our food.

    Moss uses the latest research on addiction to uncover what the scientific and medical communities--as well as food manufacturers--already know: that food, in some cases, is even more addictive than alcohol, cigarettes, and drugs. Our bodies are hardwired for sweets, so food giants have developed fifty-six types of sugar to add to their products, creating in us the expectation that everything should be cloying; we've evolved to prefer fast, convenient meals, hence our modern-day preference for ready-to-eat foods. Moss goes on to show how the processed food industry--including major companies like Nestlé, Mars, and Kellogg's--has tried not only to evade this troubling discovery about the addictiveness of food but to actually exploit it. For instance, in response to recent dieting trends, food manufacturers have simply turned junk food into junk diets, filling grocery stores with "diet" foods that are hardly distinguishable from the products that got us into trouble in the first place. As obesity rates continue to climb, manufacturers are now claiming to add ingredients that can effortlessly cure our compulsive eating habits.

    A gripping account of the legal battles, insidious marketing campaigns, and cutting-edge food science that have brought us to our current public health crisis, Hooked lays out all that the food industry is doing to exploit and deepen our addictions, and shows us why what we eat has never mattered more.

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    9780812997293
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    Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness

    Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness
    $28.00
    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

    "

    Remarkable." -Andrew Solomon, The New York Times Book Review

    At once a rigorous work of scholarship and a radical act of empathy."--Esquire

    A ray of light into those isolated cocoons of darkness that, at one time or another, may afflict us all." --The Wall Street Journal

    Essential.--The Boston Globe

    A

    landmark exploration of one of the most consequential and mysterious issues of our time: the rise of chronic illness and autoimmune diseases

    A silent epidemic of chronic illnesses afflicts tens of millions of Americans: these are diseases that are poorly understood, frequently marginalized, and can go undiagnosed and unrecognized altogether. Renowned writer Meghan O'Rourke delivers a revelatory investigation into this elusive category of "invisible" illness that encompasses autoimmune diseases, post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome, and now long COVID, synthesizing the personal and the universal to help all of us through this new frontier.

    Drawing on her own medical experiences as well as a decade of interviews with doctors, patients, researchers, and public health experts, O'Rourke traces the history of Western definitions of illness, and reveals how inherited ideas of cause, diagnosis, and treatment have led us to ignore a host of hard-to-understand medical conditions, ones that resist easy description or simple cures. And as America faces this health crisis of extraordinary proportions, the populations most likely to be neglected by our institutions include women, the working class, and people of color.

    Blending lyricism and erudition, candor and empathy, O'Rourke brings together her deep and disparate talents and roles as critic, journalist, poet, teacher, and patient, synthesizing the personal and universal into one monumental project arguing for a seismic shift in our approach to disease. The Invisible Kingdom offers hope for the sick, solace and insight for their loved ones, and a radical new understanding of our bodies and our health.

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    9781594633799
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    Keto for Life

    Keto for Life
    $18.99
    From the health expert and New York Times bestselling author of The Keto Reset Diet comes a groundbreaking ketogenic eating and lifestyle plan tailored for longevity, health, and happiness.

    At age sixty-six, ancestral health movement leader Mark Sisson is still in peak athletic condition and exceptional health. He credits his ketogenic diet and complementary lifestyle practices as the reason, and rightly so--research has confirmed the anti-aging benefits of following a high-fat, moderate-protein, low-carb eating pattern.

    In Keto for Life, you'll implement a holistic plan of action to live a long, healthy, and happy life with Sisson's Four Pillars of Longevity: Metabolic Flexibility, Movement and Physical Fitness, Mental Flexibility, and Rest and Recovery. Through mindful eating, moving, thinking, and resting, you can initiate DNA repair and cellular rejuvenation to actually reverse the aging process and halt cognitive or physical decline.

    You'll discover how to escape carbohydrate dependency once and for all, incorporate the most potent ketogenic superfoods and supplements available to boost brain function and protect against heart disease, dial in your sleep habits and recovery patterns for an immediate energy boost, and successfully manage modern life stressors like hyperconnectivity. And with the game-changing 21-Day Biological Clock Reset, you'll create a daily longevity routine that feels natural and easy to permanently maintain.

    Featuring more than eighty delicious, nutrient-dense ketogenic recipes from leading health and gourmet experts, Keto for Life will unlock your full longevity potential and keep you living well.

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    9781984825735
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    Little Book of Meditation

    Little Book of Meditation
    $9.99
    From the bestselling author of The Little Book of Mindfulness.
    Meditation is an easy way to bring more peace and tranquility into your life. Packed with practical advice, useful meditations and affirming thoughts, this little book teaches you how to be happier, healthier and more relaxed - without sitting for hours on a meditation cushion.
    Dr Patrizia Collard, bestselling author of The Little Book of Mindfulness, shows you another way, with these fun and efficient exercises: just 5 to 10 minutes a day is enough to strengthen your immune system, relieve stress and clear your head. Whether you like mindfulness or movement meditations, or simple mantras, everyone will find a meditation to suit them.
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    9781856753982
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    Little Book of Pilates

    Little Book of Pilates
    $9.99
    Improve your fitness and wellbeing through pilates with this little book

    With a strong focus on core strength, Pilates aims to improve general fitness and wellbeing and is known to improve posture, muscle tone, balance and joint mobility. Find out which type of pilates is right for you, experience the effects of pilates breathing techniques and learn simple daily practices that will make you feel strong, calm and focused.

    In this beautiful little book, an expert practitioner will show you how to integrate pilates into your life, simply, every day.

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    9781856754439
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    Long Covid Self-Help Guide

    Long Covid Self-Help Guide
    $22.00

    The first practical, accessible self-help guide to managing symptoms of Long Covid

    More than 1 million people suffer from Long Covid in the UK (with 400,000 people suffering symptoms for over a year), and many more globally. Yet there is no clear guidance available to the general public, and lots of misinformation out there.

    This handbook cuts through the confusing advice. Written by the medical experts working with Long Covid patients at one of the first specialist clinics set up, it is filled with helpful case studies and was written with the involvement of real Long Covid sufferers. The focus is on self-management with a simple, consistent message about improving symptoms.

    Each chapter takes a different issue in turn and offers clear, friendly guidance on key areas such as breathlessness, psychological aspects, brain fog, fatigue, returning to exercise and returning to work.

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    9781399402026
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    Power of Women: A Doctor's Journey of Hope and Healing

    Power of Women: A Doctor's Journey of Hope and Healing
    $28.99

    From Nobel laureate, world-renowned doctor, and noted human rights activist Dr. Denis Mukwege comes an inspiring clarion call-to-action to confront the scourge of sexual violence and better learn from women's resilience, strength, and power.

    At the heart of Dr. Mukwege's message will be the voices of the many women he has worked with over the years. Dr. Mukwege will use individual cases to reassure all survivors that, even if their psychological wounds may never fully heal, they can recover and thrive with the right care and support.

    Dr. Mukwege's dramatic personal story is interwoven throughout as he explores the bigger issues that have become a focus of his advocacy. He will seek to explain why sexual violence is so often overlooked during war, and how governments need to recognize and compensate victims. He will also stress the importance of breaking down the taboos surrounding assault, and the necessity of building a system that supports women who come forward.

    His words advocate for saying 'no' to indifference and he asks readers to reckon with the West's involvement in perpetuating sexual violence in places like the Democratic Republic of Congo, and to confront the abuse taking place in their own communities.

    Sexual violence does not occur in a vacuum. The conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has raged for over 20 years and has claimed an estimated 5 million lives, is inseparable from Western patriarchy and economic colonization. And this cycle of violence and spoils is not limited to Congo. Dr. Mukwege's work has led him to South Korea, Latin America, the Middle East, and elsewhere in Africa, where he has found striking similarities in women's testimonies.

    The truth is, through the intricate ties of the global economy, we are all implicated in violence against women - whether it occurs amidst the fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo or on college campuses in the West. And Dr. Mukwege's writing will address men as well, encouraging and guiding them to become allies in the fight against sexual abuse, in war and in peace.

    Building more inclusive, gender-balanced societies will require developing what he calls "positive masculinity" - a systemic change in male behavior and attitudes towards women. Dr. Mukwege hopes to inspire other men to speak out and join the struggle, rather than leaving women to fight the battle alone. He will also make the case, drawing from his experience and a wealth of research on the topic, that when women are involved as economic and political decision makers, all of society benefits.

    The Power of Women will illuminate the enduring strength of women in the face of violence and trauma, and give hope for the potential of individuals to turn the tide.

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    9781250769190
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    Price of Health

    Price of Health
    $28.95
    From "pharma bros" to everday household budgets, just how did the pharmaceutical industry betray its own history--and how can it return to its tradition of care?

    It's an unfortunate and life-threatening fact: one in five Americans has skipped vital prescriptions simply because of the cost. These choices are being made even though we have reached a point in the conveyance of medical options where cancers can be cured and sight restored for those blinded by rare genetic disorders. How, in this time of such advancements, did we reach a point, where people cannot afford the very things that could save their lives?

    As the COVID-19 global pandemic has pointed out, we need the leadership of scientists, researchers, public health officials and lawmakers alike to guide us through not only in times of a global health crisis, but also during far more mundane times. For the first time in decades, people from all walks of life face the same need for medicine. It is time to discuss the tough questions about drug pricing in an open, honest and, hopefully, transparent manner.

    But first we must understand how we, as a society, got here. Medicines are arguably the most highly regulated--and cost-inflated--products in the United States. The discovery, development, manufacturing and distribution of medicines is carried out by an ever more complex and crowded set of industries, each playing a part in a larger "pharmaceutical enterprise" seeking to maximize profits. But this was not always the case.

    The Price of Health is the reveals the story of how the pharmaceutical enterprise took shape and led to the present crisis. The reputation of the pharmaceutical industry is suffering from self-inflicted wounds and its continued viability, indeed survival, is increasingly questioned. Yet the drug makers do not shoulder all the blame or responsibility for the current price crisis. Deeply researched, The Price of Health gives us hope as to how we can still right the ship, even amidst the roiling storm of a global pandemic.

    How have medicines have been made and distributed to consumers throughout the years? What sea of changes that have contributed to rising costs? Some individuals, actions, and systems will be familiar, others may surprise. Yet the combined implications of these actions for will be surprising and at times shocking to both industry professionals and average Americans alike.

    Like so much else in human history, the history of the pharmaceutical enterprise is populated mostly by well-intended and even noble individuals and organizations. Each contributed to the formation or maintenance of structures meant to improve the quality and quantity of life through the development and distribution of medicines. And yet systems originally created to do good have often been subverted in ways contrary to the motivations of their creators. Only by understanding this disconnect can we better tackle the underlying problems of the industry head on, preventing foreseeable, and thus avoidable, medical calamities to come.

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    9781643136806
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    Quick-fix Hangover Detox : 99 Ways to Feel 100 Times Better

    Quick-fix Hangover Detox : 99 Ways to Feel 100 Times Better
    $9.99
    Escape the Hangover From Hell

    If you wake up after a night out and reach for pain relievers before even opening your eyes, help is at hand. Bestselling detox author Jane Scrivner reveals strategies for preventative measures before you drink, damage limitation while you drink, and recovery remedies after you drink, including:

    Which drinks to enjoy and when you should just say no
    Natural remedies you already own that-shockingly-will make that nausea disappear
    Permission to eat. All day. Seriously.
    The Quick-Fix Hangover Detox is your ticket out of morning regret-without missing any of the nighttime fun.

    ISBN/SKU: 
    9781402238079
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    Radical

    Radical
    $17.99
    In this "powerful and unflinching page-turner" (New York Times), a healthcare journalist examines the science, history, and culture of breast cancer.

    As a health-care journalist, Kate Pickert knew the emotional highs and lows of medical treatment well -- but always from a distance, through the stories of her subjects. That is, until she was unexpectedly diagnosed with an aggressive type of breast cancer at the age of 35. As she underwent more than a year of treatment, Pickert realized that the popular understanding of breast care in America bears little resemblance to the experiences of today's patients and the rapidly changing science designed to save their lives. After using her journalistic skills to navigate her own care, Pickert embarked on a quest to understand the cultural, scientific and historical forces shaping the lives of breast-cancer patients in the modern age.
    Breast cancer is one of history's most prolific killers. Despite billions spent on research and treatments, it remains one of the deadliest diseases facing women today. From the forests of the Pacific Northwest to an operating suite in Los Angeles to the epicenter of pink-ribbon advocacy in Dallas, Pickert reports on the turning points and people responsible for the progress that has been made against breast cancer and documents the challenges of defeating a disease that strikes one in eight American women and has helped shape the country's medical culture.
    Drawing on interviews with doctors, economists, researchers, advocates and patients, as well as on journal entries and recordings collected over the author's treatment, Radical puts the story of breast cancer into context, and shows how modern treatments represent a long overdue shift in the way doctors approach cancer -- and disease -- itself.
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    9780316470346
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    Resetting the Table: Straight Talk about the Food We Grow and Eat

    Resetting the Table: Straight Talk about the Food We Grow and Eat
    $27.95
    A bold, science-based corrective to the groundswell of misinformation about food and how it's produced, examining in detail local and organic food, food companies, nutrition labeling, ethical treatment of animals, environmental impact, and every other aspect from farm to table

    Consumers want to know more about their food--including the farm from which it came, the chemicals used in its production, its nutritional value, how the animals were treated, and the costs to the environment. They are being told that buying organic foods, unprocessed and sourced from small local farms, is the most healthful and sustainable option. Now, Robert Paarlberg reviews the evidence and finds abundant reason to disagree. He delineates the ways in which global food markets have in fact improved our diet, and how industrial farming has recently turned green, thanks to GPS-guided precision methods that cut energy use and chemical pollution. He makes clear that America's serious obesity crisis does not come from farms, or from food deserts, but instead from food swamps created by food companies, retailers, and restaurant chains. And he explains how, though animal welfare is lagging behind, progress can be made through continued advocacy, more progressive regulations, and perhaps plant-based imitation meat. He finds solutions that can make sense for farmers and consumers alike and provides a road map through the rapidly changing worlds of food and farming, laying out a practical path to bring the two together.

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    9780525656449
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    Return to Human

    $15.00
    ISBN/SKU: 
    9798534535471
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