New Arrivals · Health & Medicine

February 22, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Depression sourcebook.

February 21, 2017
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, Inc.
volumes ; 24 cm.
"Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various forms of depression, along with coping tips and strategies for building resilience and self-esteem. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"-- Provided by publisher.

Chinese holistic medicine in your daily life : combine acupressure, herbal remedies & qigong for integrated natural healing

February 20, 2017
Cardoza, Steven, 1952- author.
Woodbury, Minnesota : Llewellyn Publications, [2017]
xvii, 402 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

The one-minute workout : science shows a way to get fit that's smarter, faster, shorter

February 17, 2017
Gibala, Martin, author.
New York : Avery, [2017]
263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Fit in Just Minutes a Week? -- How Intensity Works -- How It All Got Started -- Beyond Simple Fitness -- High-Intensity Engagement -- Fun and Fast: Eight Basic Workouts -- How Low Can You Go? Four Potent Microworkouts -- High-Intensity Nutrition -- The Perfect Exercises for You.
"Everyone has one minute. A decade ago, Martin Gibala was a young researcher in the field of exercise physiology--with little time to exercise. That critical point in his career launched a passion for high-intensity interval training (HIIT), allowing him to stay in shape with just a few minutes of hard effort. It also prompted Gibala to conduct experiments that helped launch the exploding science of ultralow-volume exercise. Now that he's the worldwide guru of the science of time-efficient workouts, Gibala's first book answers the ultimate question: How low can you go?"--Provided by publisher.

The vaccine race : science, politics, and the human costs of defeating disease

February 17, 2017
Wadman, Meredith, author.
New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]
436 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
The cells. Beginnings ; Discovery ; The Wistar reborn ; Abnormal chromosomes and abortions ; Dying cells and dogma ; The Swedish source ; Polio vaccine "Passengers" ; Trials -- Rubella. An emerging enemy ; Plague of the pregnant ; Rabies ; Orphans and ordinary people ; The devils we know ; Politics and persuasion ; The great escape ; In the bear pit ; Cell Wars ; DBS defeated ; Breakthrough -- The WI-38 wars. Slaughtered babies and Skylab ; Cell, Inc. ; Rocky passage ; The vaccine race ; Biology, Inc. ; Hayflick's limit explained ; Boot-camp bugs and Vatican entreaties ; The afterlife of a cell -- Where they are now.
"The epic and controversial story of a major breakthrough in cell biology that led to the creation of some of the world's most important vaccines. Until the late 1960s, tens of thousands of American children suffered crippling birth defects if their mothers had been exposed to rubella, popularly known as German measles, while pregnant; there was no vaccine and little understanding of how the disease devastated fetuses. In June 1962, a young biologist in Philadelphia, using tissue extracted from an aborted fetus from Sweden, produced safe, clean cells that allowed the creation of vaccines against rubella and other common childhood diseases. Two years later, in the midst of a devastating German measles epidemic, his colleague developed the vaccine that would one day wipe out homegrown rubella. The rubella vaccine and others made with those fetal cells have protected more than 150 million people in the United States, the vast majority of them preschoolers. The new cells and the method of making them also led to vaccines that have protected billions of people around the world from polio, rabies, chicken pox, measles, hepatitis A, shingles and adenovirus. Meredith Wadman's masterful account recovers not only the science of this urgent race, but also the political roadblocks that nearly stopped the scientists. She describes the terrible dilemmas of pregnant women exposed to German measles and recounts testing on infants, prisoners, orphans, and the intellectually disabled, which was common in the era. These events take place at the dawn of the battle over using human fetal tissue in research, during the arrival of big commerce in campus labs, and as huge changes take place in the laws and practices governing who "owns" research cells and the profits made from biological inventions. It is also the story of yet one more unrecognized woman whose cells have been used to save countless lives."--Provided by publisher.

The hungry brain : outsmarting the instincts that make us overeat

February 16, 2017
Guyenet, Stephan J., author.
291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The fattest man on the island -- The selection problem -- The chemistry of seduction -- The United States of food reward -- The economics of eating -- The satiety factor -- The hunger neuron -- Rhythms -- Life in the fast lane -- The human computer -- Outsmarting the hungry brain.
"Even though we know better, we often eat too much. Why does our behavior betray our own intentions to be lean and healthy? No one wants to overeat. And certainly no one wants to overeat for years, become overweight, and end up with a high risk of diabetes or heart disease--yet two-thirds of Americans do precisely that. The problem, argues obesity and neuroscience researcher Stephan J. Guyenet, is not necessarily a lack of willpower or an incorrect understanding of what to eat. Rather, our appetites and food choices are led astray by ancient, instinctive brain circuits that play by the rules of a survival game that no longer exists. And these circuits don't care about how you look in a bathing suit next summer...The Hungry Brain delivers profound insights into why the brain undermines our weight goals and transforms these insights into practical guidelines for eating well and staying slim..."--Dust jacket.

The perpetual now : a story of amnesia, memory, and love

February 16, 2017
Lemonick, Michael D., 1953- author.
xvi, 282 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, color, black & white ; 25 cm
A textbook case -- "Would like to meet Charlemagne" -- Where does memory live? -- Princeton -- How cells remember -- Artist -- Flight to Cooperstown -- Buzz the cowboy -- First turning point -- Second and third turning points -- Pictures of Lonni Sue's brain -- False memory -- Challenging the conventional wisdom -- Maggi's memorial -- The opposite of amnesia -- Other amnesics -- The saga of Henry's brain -- What does the hippocampus do? -- Lonni Sue's world.
"The story of Lonni Sue Johnson, a talented artist, musician and amateur pilot who lost all capacity for short term memory when she suffered encephalitis and the amazing scientific discoveries her condition has inspired"-- Provided by publisher.

This close to happy : a reckoning with depression

February 16, 2017
Merkin, Daphne, author.
288 pages : portrait ; 22 cm
"This Close to Happy is the first account to endeavor to tell the story of what it feels to suffer a lifetime's worth of clinical depression from the inside out and from a woman's point of view"--Provided by publisher.

Hopeful healing : essays on managing recovery and surviving addiction

February 14, 2017
Phillips, Mackenzie, author.
New York : Atria Paperback, 2017.
xxxiii, 169 pages ; 22 cm
Road Trips -- Bounce Back -- Here. Now. -- Leaping Like Kierkegaard -- Surrender to the Kittens -- Stranger in a Strange Land -- Life Is Messy -- Dead-End Streets Have Sidewalks Too -- Do Better -- The Monster Under the Bed -- Fifty Years of Denial.
"Actress and author of the courageous New York Times bestselling memoir High on Arrival, Mackenzie Phillips--Hollywood's go-to person on substance abuse and a visible and outspoken advocate for addiction awareness and education--brings her knowledge and voice on the subject of recovery for the first time, and shares her experiences for those who are trying to overcome addiction. As the daughter of lead singers of the 1960s band The Mamas and The Papas, Mackenzie Phillips grew up in a dysfunctional environment and subsequently battled a near-fatal drug addiction. Now, delivered with warmth and candor, she presents the wisdom she gained from her own personal journey through addictions and her understanding of practical treatment from her work as a rehabilitation counselor. Using her own life experiences as examples of proven recovery methods, she shares the tools and holistic approaches that are available to help you on your journey to recovery. Treatment is not "one-size-fits-all" and Mackenzie encourages addicts and their support networks to research the methods that most effectively address their individual physical, mental, and spiritual wellbeing. Used by both recovering addicts and their families, Mackenzie's book is a message of hope and reminds us that sobriety is a lifelong journey of the spirit that allows us to lift ourselves up even when we stumble and fall,"

Can't just stop : an investigation of compulsions

February 13, 2017
Begley, Sharon, 1956- author.
vi, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
What is a compulsion? -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or, Is Fred in the refrigerator? -- From blood in a snowbank to a career in Hollywood -- In the shadow of OCD: carrying conscientiousness too far -- Video games -- Smartphones and the Web -- Compulsions past -- Compulsive hoarding -- Compulsive acquiring, or, I'll take two -- Compelled to do good -- The compulsive brain.
"Mild compulsions, such as shopping with military precision or hanging the tea towels just so, are something most of us have witnessed, or even engaged in. But compulsions exist along a broad continuum, and at the extremes there exist life-altering disorders. Sharon Begley's meticulously researched book is the first to examine all of these behaviors together--from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) to hoarding, to compulsive exercise, even compulsions to do good. They may look profoundly different, but these behaviors are all ways of coping with varying degrees of anxiety. With a focus on the personal stories of dozens of interviewees, Begley compassionately explores the role of compulsion in our fast-paced culture and the strange manifestations of this very human behavior throughout history. Can't Just Stop makes compulsion comprehensible and accessible, exploring how we can realistically grapple with it in ourselves and in those we love."--Dust jacket.

Diet right for your personality type : the revolutionary 4-week weight-loss plan that works for you

February 13, 2017
Widerstrom, Jennifer, author.
New York : Harmony Books, [2017]
376 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
"Health and fitness trainer and co-star of NBC's The Biggest Loser Jen Widerstrom's groundbreaking weight-loss program to help readers drop pounds with a customized approach based on eating right for their personality type"-- Provided by publisher.

Endocrine and metabolic disorders sourcebook.

February 10, 2017
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics
volumes ; 24 cm.
"Provides basic consumer health information about hormonal and metabolic disorders that affect the body's growth, development, and functioning, including disorders of the pancreas, ovaries and testes, and pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands, with facts about growth disorders, addison disease, cushing syndrome, conn syndrome, diabetic disorders, multiple endocrine neoplasia, inborn errors of metabolism, and more along with information about endocrine functioning, diagnostic and screening tests, a glossary of related terms, and directories of additional resources"--Provided by publisher.

Childhood diseases and disorders sourcebook.

February 9, 2017
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, 2003-
volumes ; 24 cm.
"Provides basic consumer health information about the physical and mental health of pre-adolescent children including common illnesses and injuries, disease prevention and screening, and wellness promotion. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher.


February 8, 2017
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2005-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Publisher varies: 2010-<2017> Kaplan Publishing.
"Strategies, practice & review with practice test"--Cover.

Deep nutrition : why your genes need traditional food

February 8, 2017
Shanahan, Catherine, author.
xxii, 487 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Part one: The wisdom of tradition. Reclaiming your health : the origins of deep nutrition ; The intelligent gene : epigenetics and the language of DNA ; The greatest gift : the creation and preservation of genetic wealth ; Dynamic symmetry : the beauty-health connection ; Letting your body create a perfect baby : the sibling strategy -- Part two: The dangers of the modern diet. The great nutrition migration : from the culinary Garden of Eden to outer space ; Good fats and bad : how the cholesterol theory created a sickness epidemic ; Brain killer : why vegetable oil is your brain's worst enemy ; Sickly sweet : how a carbohydrate-rich diet blocks metabolic function -- Part three: Living the deep nutrition way. The four pillars of the human diet : foods that program your body for health, brains, and beauty ; Beyond calories : using food as a language to achieve the ideal body weight ; Forever young : collagen health and life span ; Deep nutrition : how to get started eating the Human Diet ; Frequently asked questions.
"Deep Nutrition revolutionizes the way we think about food by showing how dietary choices affect us down to the level of our DNA... Cutting through conflicting nutritional ideologies, Deep Nutrition is a groundbreaking, life-changing work that combines science with common sense to illustrate how the traditions of our ancestors can help us all lead longer, healthier, more vital lives."--Dust jacket.

The adrenal thyroid revolution : a proven 4-week program to rescue your metabolism, hormones, mind & mood

February 7, 2017
Romm, Aviva Jill, author.
374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Part 1: The Roots of SOS. Your Body and Brain Are Sending Out an SOS ; The Five Root Causes of Adrenal and Thyroid Dysfunction ; What's Your Type? Decoding Your Root Causes -- Part 2: The SOS Solution. Reboot: Remove Food Triggers, Restore Self-Healing ; Reframe: Calm Your Mind and Mood ; Repair: Heal Your Gut, Boost Immunity, Support Detoxification, and Balance Your Hormones ; Recharge: Nourish Your Adrenals and Thyroid ; Replenish: Eat for Life.
"A Yale-trained, board-certified family physician with a specialty in women's health and obstetrics delivers a proven 28-day program to heal the overwhelmed, overloaded systems, and prevent and reverse the myriad of symptoms affecting the vast majority of women today."-- Provided by publisher.

What doesn't kill us : how freezing water, extreme altitude, and environmental conditioning will renew our lost evolutionary strength

February 7, 2017
Carney, Scott, 1978- author.
xxxii, 240 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm

Heal your pain now : the revolutionary program to reset your brain and body for a pain-free life

February 6, 2017
Tatta, Joe, author.
Boston, MA : Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2017.
xxii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Part I. Beginning the Healing Pain Program -- Recognize the Need for a Restart -- Why Other Treatments May Have Failed You -- Your Brain in Pain -- Test, Assess, and Begin -- Part II. The Healing Pain Diet Program -- Core Nutritional Healing -- Gut Healing -- Ketogenic Healing -- Part III. The Healing Pain Movement Program -- Return to Movement -- Strengthen and Revitalize -- Part IV. The Healing Pain Mind Program -- Use Your Brain, Stop Your Pain.
"Are you in pain and overweight? Do you struggle with climbing stairs, lifting groceries, or squatting down to play with your kids? In Heal Your Pain Now, Dr. Joe Tatta uncovers the connection between weight gain and pain. If you are chronically in pain, overweight,stressed out and depressed, Dr. Tatta's program is the solution; it will support you to lose weight and alleviate pain so you can lead an active and fulfilling life. Addressing the link between pain and weight gain, Dr. Tatta reveals food-as-medicine, the optimal diet for healing, and the best exercise for losing weight. Finally, it provides mind-body solutions for overcoming the fear and avoidance behaviors often associated with pain. Healing for both body and mind, Heal Your Pain Now offers real solutions for the more than 100 million Americans seeking a pain-free life"-- Provided by publisher.

Clearing spaces : inspirational techniques to heal your home

February 3, 2017
Armand, Khi, author.
New York, NY : Sterling Ethos, 2017.
115 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
"Out with the bad energy, in with the good! Khi Armand, a specialist in space clearing with expertise in rootwork and shamanism, offers a fantastic illustrated guide to help laypersons diagnose and resolve energetic issues in their home, office, or any structure. He reveals the most effective methods for space clearing, including divination and consciousness-shifting; explains how to form a relationship with your space as a spiritual entity; lays out a variety of purifying techniques including smudging, asperging, floorwashing, and visualization; and divulges many other ideas for protecting and blessing your environment. Peppered with tales and anecdotes from his practice, Clearing Spaces is a toolkit in book form for having a happy home full of positive, productive vibes"-- Provided by publisher.

The endurance training diet & cookbook : the how, when, and what for fueling runners and triathletes to improve performance

February 3, 2017
Kropelnicki, Jesse, author.
New York : Harmony, [2017]
223 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
Nutrition -- Eat Well For Your Best Performance -- Adapting Nutrition For The Athlete -- Eating For The Athlete -- Stress, The Triads, and GI Health -- Recipes -- Breakfast -- Juices and Smoothies -- Lunch -- Snacks -- Dinner -- Sides -- Desserts.
"Achieve your goals in endurance racing with the detailed training advice and perfectly tailored recipes in this new must-have manual and cookbook. Fueling your body is just as important as training it, but different phases of training and racing require different combinations of nutrients. Written by one of the world&#x;s leading triathlon coaches, The Endurance Training Diet & Cookbook includes in-depth advice to boost your performance and seventy recipes that will help you reach your personal best. The Endurance Training Diet & Cookbook has everything you need to help you break through in your racing,"

The acid watcher diet : a 28-day reflux prevention and healing program

February 2, 2017
Aviv, Jonathan E., 1960-
New York : Harmony Books, [2017]
x, 293 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Part I. Acid Disruption and Your Diet -- Dietary Acid Damage: Why We Should All Fear It -- Acid Reflux, Your Esophagus, and the Cancer Connection -- Inflamed: The Links Between Inflammation, Acid Reflux, and Weight Gain -- Seeking Treatment: What You Should Know When You See Your Doctor with a Throat Complaint -- Part II. Food and Lifestyle Prescriptions -- Understanding the Role of Proteins, Carbohydrates, and Fats in Healing Dietary Acid Damage -- The Fiber Gap and How to Bridge It -- Developing Your pH Savvy: The Truth About Acid/Alkaline Balance and "Healthy" Foods That People with Acid Reflux Should Avoid -- Breaking Acid-Generating Habits and Establishing Acid-Reduction Practices -- Part III. The 28-Day Blueprint for Reducing Acid Damage, Revving Up Metabolism, and Staying Healthy for Life -- The Healing Phase (Days 1 to 28) -- The Healing Phase Meal Planner with Recipes -- The Maintenance Phase Meal Planner with Recipes -- Getting pHit: What You Need to Know About Exercise for Acid Reflux Disease -- Living a Reflux-Free Life.
"A groundbreaking program by one of the nation's leading experts on acid reflux to help the millions of diagnosed and undiagnosed sufferers identify the silent, potentially deadly symptoms and provide them with a proven 28-day eating plan to stop acid damage in its tracks"-- Provided by publisher.

Attending : medicine, mindfulness, and humanity

February 1, 2017
Epstein, Ronald, author.
x, 287 pages ; 24 cm
Being mindful -- Attending -- Curiosity -- Beginner's mind -- Being present -- Navigating without a map -- Responding to suffering -- The shaky state of compassion -- When bad things happen -- Healing the healer -- Becoming mindful -- Imagining a mindful health care system.
"The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most--safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care--from the foremost expert in the field,"

The heart of aromatherapy : an easy-to-use guide for essential oils

February 1, 2017
Butje, Andrea, author.
Carlsbad, California : Hay House, Inc., 2017.
xii, 273 pages ; 23 cm
"Includes over 100 recipes"--Cover.
"In this guide to safe and effective aromatherapy, Aromahead Institute founder Andrea Butje brings 40 essential oils' unique properties to life for easy home usage. Each essential oil profile contains thorough practical information (Latin name, aroma, aromatic note, uses, and safety tips), as well as a "personality" profile to provide a sense of the core spirit, physical, and emotional supportive capabilities. Interspersed throughout the text are stories about individual distilleries and tips for buying the safest, most natural forms of the essential oils. Over 100 recipes are categorized for skin care, rest and relaxation, respiratory, digestion, pain relief, meditation and contemplation, and natural cleaning. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions are accompanied by safety tips and adjustments to make each recipe kid-friendly. With accessible information and recipes, both budding and experienced aromatherapists alike will be able to create personalized essential oil blends for happier, healthier bodies, minds, and homes"-- Provided by publisher.

Primal fat burner : live longer, slow aging, super-power your brain, and save your life with a high-fat, low-carb paleo diet

February 1, 2017
Gedgaudas, Nora T., author.
xxxviii, 327 pages ; 24 cm
Part one. Born to run . . . on fat -- From Lucy to tribal hunter -- Think fat -- A is for agriculture and adapting to glucose -- Part two. The metabolic fuel duel: sugars and fats duke it out -- You can choose your fuel (just please don't choose glucose) -- Harnessing your superfuel: flipping on the fat-burning switch -- Becoming a lifelong fat burner -- Part three. The unrivaled power of primal fat burning -- A field guide to fat-soluble nutrients -- Primal fat burning may help prevent and alleviate disease -- Carbavore no more -- Part four. The primal fat burner plan -- Setting up for success -- The primal fat-burning food guide: what to buy and how to use it to ensure optimal health -- The primal fat burner meal plan and recipes.
Author of the popular Primal Body, Primal Mind and widely recognized Paleo expert and nutritionist, Nora Gedgaudas presents a revolutionary, scientific, accessible high-fat diet for maintaining health, losing weight, and reversing some chronic diseases.

Chair yoga : sit, stretch, and strengthen your way to a happier, healthier you

January 30, 2017
McGee, Kristin, author.
xii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Breathe in -- Warm-ups -- Upper body -- Face -- Shoulders, arms, and wrists -- Torso -- Lower body -- Lower back -- Standing exercises -- Putting it all together -- Meditation.
From celebrity yoga instructor Kristin McGee comes this fun, accessible guide to 100 yoga poses and exercises that can be done in your chair and take just minutes a day.

The metabolism plan : discover the foods and exercises that work for your body to reduce inflammation and drop pounds fast

January 30, 2017
Recitas, Lyn-Genet, author.
New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 2017.
xxvi, 292 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-280) and index.
Part one: Metabolism : your key to weight loss. The metabolism myth ; Your thyroid and your metabolism : what your doctor won't tell you ; Stress and your metabolism ; The "healthy eating" trap ; Exercise : finding your balance -- Part two: Heal your metabolism in 30 days. What you need to know before you start ; Days 1 to 3: the cleanse ; Days 4 to 10: laying the groundwork ; Days 11 to 20: stepping it up ; Days 21 to 30: fine-tuning your plan -- Part three: Your metabolism plan for life. Your dream body ; Recipes.
"Lyn-Genet Recitas shares her groundbreaking new 30-day program that helps readers create a customized diet and exercise plan to boost their metabolism and burn more fat. Readers will discover: why exercising less--as little as 12 minutes, 3 times a week!--can help them lose more weight; why "healthy" foods like oatmeal and salmon may be packing on the pounds, but French fries may not; and how to optimize their thyroid function. Featuring all-new recipes and backed by science, The Metabolism Plan is primed to revolutionize the diet shelf and help readers shed weight for good"--Provided by publisher.

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