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88 Natural Remedies
Ancient Healing Traditions for Modern Times
Contribution by TIERAONA LOW DOG, Dan Buettner, Steven Foster and Barton Seaver


Format: eBook, 39 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $3.99

This National Geographic health book provides portable answers to treating common ailments using proven natural therapies.
 
Runny nose, watery eyes, sinus headache? Don't reach for the Claritin. Instead, learn how to treat seasonal allergies with nasal lavage, a time-honored practice. Upset stomach? Forget chalky antacids; instead wear an acupressure wrist... Read more >
The Soft Tissue Release Handbook
The Soft Tissue Release Handbook
Written by Mary Sanderson and Jim Odell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946695
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The Soft Tissue Release Handbook
Reducing Pain and Improving Performance
Written by Mary Sanderson and Jim Odell


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $32.95

For practitioners of massage therapy, sports massage, remedial massage, and physical therapy, soft tissue release is a powerful tool in treating chronic pain conditions such as shoulder impingement, tennis elbow, and iliotibial band friction syndrome. Soft tissue release also aids post-surgical recovery and is used in the treatment of highly trained... Read more >
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Proper Doctoring
Proper Doctoring
Written by David Mendel, Introduction by Jerome Groopman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176214
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Proper Doctoring
A Book for Patients and their Doctors
Written by David Mendel
Introduction by Jerome Groopman


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

 “People come to us for help. They come for health and strength.” With these simple words David Mendel begins Proper Doctoring, a book about what it means (and takes) to be a good doctor, and for that reason very much a book for patients as well as doctors—which is to say... Read more >
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Proper Doctoring
A Book for Patients and their Doctors
Written by David Mendel
Introduction by Jerome Groopman


Format: eBook, 264 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

“People come to us for help. They come for health and strength.” With these simple words David Mendel begins Proper Doctoring, a book about what it means (and takes) to be a good doctor, and for that reason very much a book for patients as well as doctors—which is to say... Read more >
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Anatomy of Medical School Admissions
Anatomy of Medical School Admissions
Written by Princeton Review
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ISBN: 9780804125239
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Anatomy of Medical School Admissions
Need-to-Know Information about Getting into Med School, the MCAT, and What it Takes to Be a Doctor
Written by Princeton Review


Format: eBook, 270 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

The Princeton Review Knows Med School. Thinking about a career in medicine? This is the book you need to ensure you’re prepared in every way: Learn about medical school admissions, career options, how to prepare yourself as an undergrad, and, of course, about the major changes coming to the MCAT in... Read more >
Carol Guber's Type 2 Diabetes Life Plan
Carol Guber's Type 2 Diabetes Life Plan
Written by Carol Guber and Betsy Thorpe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767911498
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Carol Guber's Type 2 Diabetes Life Plan
Take Charge, Take Care and Feel Better Than Ever
Written by Carol Guber and Betsy Thorpe


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

If you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, you’re probably concerned about a host of health issues and may already be thinking of the coming dietary changes. As your doctor probably explained, a good eating plan, low weight, and an active lifestyle are among the most important factors in limiting the... Read more >
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Embryogenesis
Species, Gender, and Identity
Written by Richard Grossinger
Illustrated by Phoebe Gloeckner and Jillian O'Malley


Format: eBook, 952 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $39.95

Embryogenesis is an unusual book in that it brings together a highly illustrated, practical embryology book in simple language, perfect for health practitioners, with a fascinating read on the history and philosophy of biological science. It discusses the various stages of embryonic development (meiosis, fertilization, blastula development, and gastrulation, and then... Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148528
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $20.00

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595140
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $27.95

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

Read more >
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The Cancer Chronicles
The Cancer Chronicles
Written by George Johnson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349710
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The Cancer Chronicles
Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
Written by George Johnson


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $11.99

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas...

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Healing through Trigger Point Therapy
Healing through Trigger Point Therapy
Written by Devin J. Starlanyl and John Sharkey, Illustrated by Amanda Williams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946091
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Healing through Trigger Point Therapy
A Guide to Fibromyalgia, Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction
Written by Devin J. Starlanyl and John Sharkey
Illustrated by Amanda Williams


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $29.95

This book is about empowerment for chronic pain patients and care providers
alike. Every chronic pain condition has a treatable myofascial trigger point component, including fibromyalgia. Many of the localized symptoms now considered as fibromyalgia are actually due to trigger points. The central sensitization of fibromyalgia amplifies symptoms that trigger points... Read more >
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Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition
A Training Manual and Reference Book of Basic Principles and Practices
Written by Robert Frost, Ph.D.
Foreword by George J. Goodheart, Jr., D.C.


Format: eBook, 344 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $29.95

The revised edition of the best-selling book on Applied Kinesiology, Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition introduces a diagnostic method that uses manual muscle testing to assess the body's "Triad of Health"--structure, chemistry, and psyche. To perform a muscle test, the practitioner applies light pressure that the client then resists. If the client... Read more >
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Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition
Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition
Written by Robert Frost, Ph.D., Foreword by George J. Goodheart, Jr., D.C.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946121
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Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition
A Training Manual and Reference Book of Basic Principles and Practices
Written by Robert Frost, Ph.D.
Foreword by George J. Goodheart, Jr., D.C.


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $32.95

The revised edition of the best-selling book on Applied Kinesiology, Applied Kinesiology, Revised Edition introduces a diagnostic method that uses manual muscle testing to assess the body's "Triad of Health"--structure, chemistry, and psyche. To perform a muscle test, the practitioner applies light pressure that the client then resists. If the client... Read more >
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January First
January First
Written by Michael Schofield
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307719096
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January First
A Child's Descent into Madness and Her Father's Struggle to Save Her
Written by Michael Schofield


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $15.00

At age six, January ("Jani") Schofield was diagnosed with one of the most severe cases of child-onset schizophrenia on record. Hallucinating constantly, she is at the mercy of her imaginary friends—some of whom are friendly, while others tell her to scream at strangers, jump out of buildings, and attack her baby brother. Jani...

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Cracking the USMLE Step 1, with 2 Practice Tests
Cracking the USMLE Step 1, with 2 Practice Tests
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307945068
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Cracking the USMLE Step 1, with 2 Practice Tests

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $44.99

THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get all the prep you need with 2 full-length practice tests, complete review of exam material, hundreds of charts and illustrations, and a 16-page tear-out color "cheat sheet" with key info.

Make the most of your USMLE prep with The Princeton Review’s Cracking the
USMLE Step 1
! This... Read more >
An Unintended Journey
An Unintended Journey
Written by Janet Yagoda Shagam, Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616147518
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An Unintended Journey
A Caregiver's Guide to Dementia
Written by Janet Yagoda Shagam, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 427 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $20.00

According to the 2009 census, more than five million people living in the United States have Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia. Not reported in these statistics are the fifteen million family caregivers who, in total, contribute seventeen billion hours of unpaid care each year. This book addresses the... Read more >
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An Unintended Journey
A Caregiver's Guide to Dementia
Written by Janet Yagoda Shagam, Ph.D.


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $11.99

According to the 2009 census, more than five million people living in the United States have Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia. Not reported in these statistics are the fifteen million family caregivers who, in total, contribute seventeen billion hours of unpaid care each year. This book addresses the... Read more >
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The Healing Power of Meditation
The Healing Power of Meditation
Written by Andy Fraser, Contribution by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Sogyal Rinpoche and Clifford Saron, Foreword by Daniel Goleman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800593
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The Healing Power of Meditation
Leading Experts on Buddhism, Psychology, and Medicine Explore the Health Benefits of Contemplative Practice
Written by Andy Fraser
Contribution by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Sogyal Rinpoche and Clifford Saron
Foreword by Daniel Goleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

Regular meditation practice has a powerful impact on the mind and body, rewiring the brain and bringing us all kinds of benefits: contentment and well-being, resilience and focus, better mental and physical health, and greater empathy and compassion. This wide-ranging anthology brings together pioneering Tibetan Buddhist teachers, scientific researchers, and health... Read more >
The Touch of Healing
The Touch of Healing
Written by Alice Burmeister
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804149785
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The Touch of Healing
Energizing the Body, Mind, and Spirit With Jin Shin Jyutsu
Written by Alice Burmeister


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 3, 2013
Price: $12.99

The Touch of Healing offers readers the means to greater health, vitality, and self-understanding through the practice of an ancient oriental healing art and practical holistic philosophy called Jin Shin Jystsu. Gentle touching similar to acupressure is used to release tension that accumulates and is at the root of dysfunction, disease... Read more >
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Hallucinations
Hallucinations
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307947437
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Hallucinations

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $15.95

To many people, hallucinations imply madness, but in fact they are a common part of the human experience. These sensory distortions range from the shimmering zigzags of a visual migraine to powerful visions brought on by fever, injuries, drugs, sensory deprivation, exhaustion, or even grief. Hallucinations doubtless lie behind many mythological...

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What Doctors Feel
How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine
Written by Danielle Ofri


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $24.95

A look at the emotional side of medicine—the shame, fear, anger, anxiety, empathy, and even love that affect patient care
 
Physicians are assumed to be objective, rational beings, easily able to detach as they guide patients and families through some of life’s most challenging moments. But doctors’ emotional responses to the life-and-death dramas...

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Awakenings
Awakenings
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834096
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Awakenings

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

Awakenings--which inspired the major motion picture--is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them the... Read more >
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Migraine
Migraine
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834102
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Migraine

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

The many manifestations of migraine can vary dramatically from one patient to another, even within the same patient at different times. Among the most compelling and perplexing of these symptoms are the strange visual hallucinations and distortions of space, time, and body image which migraineurs sometimes experience. Portrayals of these uncanny... Read more >
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Seeing Voices
Seeing Voices
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307834119
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Seeing Voices

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

Like The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, this is a fascinating voyage into a strange and wonderful land, a provocative meditation on communication, biology, adaptation, and culture.  In Seeing Voices, Oliver Sacks turns his attention to the subject of deafness, and the result is a deeply felt portrait of... Read more >
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Your Thyroid
Your Thyroid
Written by Lawrence C. Wood, M.D., David S. Cooper, M.D. and E. Chester Ridgway, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833907
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Your Thyroid
A Home Reference
Written by Lawrence C. Wood, M.D., David S. Cooper, M.D. and E. Chester Ridgway, M.D.


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2013
Price: $11.99

Do you feel sluggish or depressed? Do you tire easily? Are you overly sensitive to the cold? Do you feel swollen or overweight?

An overactive or underactive thyroid could be the hidden cause behind many of these common symptoms. Left untreated, a malfunctioning thyroid may lead to serious complications. Once diagnosed... Read more >
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