Health - General
by Dora Calott Wang, M.D.
Part memoir and part rallying cry, The Kitchen Shrink is an unflinchingly honest, passionate, and humane inside look at the realities of free-market medicine in today's America.
Dr. Keith Block is at the global vanguard of innovative cancer care. As medical director of the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment in Evanston, Illinois, he has treated thousands of patients who have lived long, full lives beyond their original prognoses. Now he has distilled almost thirty years of experience into the first book that gives patients a systematic, research-based plan for developing the physical and emotional vitality they need to meet the demands of treatment and recovery.
Battle breakouts, reduce the possibility of scarring, and keep your skin healthy and clear. In this friendly guide, a dermatologist explains how you can clear up your complexion, whether you're a teenager or adult, complete with color photos to help you identify your skin condition.
Clinical studies have shown that cardiovascular intervention does not prevent heart attacks or prolong life in stable patients with coronary artery disease . . . So why are more than 1.5 million angioplasties and coronary bypass surgeries done annually in the United States alone?
Managing a chronic disease like diabetes can be overwhelming, even frightening-especially if you're among the 1.5 million Americans who are newly diagnosed each year.
Now there's sound, steadying advice written by the experts, so you can live well with diabetes, not just manage it. What to Expect When You Have Diabetes is a worthy companion amid the glut of questions. This go-to guide with a can-do approach makes understanding diabetes easier.
In this compassionate, comprehensive guide, Dr. Jennifer Wider, a physician as well as the mother of two small children, delivers up-to-date medical information, candid answers to a host of questions, and expert advice on a range of postpartum issues
Parents, teenagers, and young adults considering the HPV vaccine will find all of the answers to their questions in this book, which also features a chapter listing all of the questions asked, and answers given, when Krishnan ran an informational clinic for college students curious about the disease and the vaccine.
All of us have cancer cells in our bodies. But not all of us will develop cancer. When David Servan-Schreiber, a dedicated scientist and doctor, was diagnosed with brain cancer, his life changed.
This comprehensive guide shows you how to work with your body instead of against it to stay healthy and happy through menopause and beyond.
The discovery that our thoughts can change the structure and function of our brains -- even into old age -- is the most important breakthrough in neuroscience in four centuries. In this revolutionary look at the brain, bestselling author, psychiatrist, and psychoanalyst Norman Doidge, M.D., introduces both the brilliant scientists championing this new science of neuroplasticity and the astonishing progress of the people whose lives they've transformed.
When it comes to back pain, most health practitioners focus on locating and treating only the physical causes. A few may look to the mind/ body connection for the emotional underpinnings of pain. But virtually no one uses the three-tiered approach presented in this book.
In 2004 genetic testing revealed that Masha Gessen had a mutation that predisposed her to ovarian and breast cancer. The discovery initiated Gessen into a club of sorts: the small (but exponentially expanding) group of people in possession of a new and different way of knowing themselves through what is inscribed in the strands of their DNA.