New Arrivals · Health & Medicine

April 29, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Do you wonder about sex and sexuality?

April 28, 2016
Feinstein, Stephen.
New York, NY : Enslow Publishing, 2016.
128 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Thinking about sex -- Contraception -- Choices for pregnant teens -- Varieties of STDs -- Sex education programs for teens.
"Discusses general sexual education"-- Provided by publisher.

The touch remedy : hands-on solutions to de-stress your life

April 28, 2016
Kluck-Ebbin, Michelle.
New York, NY : HarperElixir, [2016]
246 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Touch-therapy techniques and tools -- Touch more, stress less: the stress-touch connection -- Hands on you: DIY self-care for every body -- Women's remedies: nurture the nurturer -- Men's remedies: massage away your problems -- Hands on your partner: enhance intimacy with touch -- Calm kids: touch remedies for kids of all ages -- Caring for the elderly: a labor of love -- Healing remedies: touch during illness -- Kneaded pets: pets need touch too.
A fresh, contemporary approach to natural health, which draws on a unique combination of ancient wisdom and cutting edge research,The Touch Remedy is a collection of proven touch therapy solutions to calm and heal every member of the family, from babies to grandparents to pets. Demystifying time-tested touch therapy techniques such as Acupressure, Reflexology, Cranial Sacral Therapy, among others, Ebbin shares her invaluable insight and provides clear, step-by-step remedies, accompanied by beautiful full-color photos, to relieve a range of physical and emotional stressors, from back pain and headache to anxiety. Her solutions are quick, taking only two-to-three minutes each, and easy, requiring only three steps, and most of the remedies can be done anytime, anywhere, even on the go. --Publisher's description.

Changing normal : how I helped my husband beat cancer

April 28, 2016
Henner, Marilu, author.
New York : Gallery Books, 2016.
x, 242 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Marilu Henner was moving on with her life after a divorce when her old college classmate Michael Brown, whom she had not seen in over twenty years, called her out of nowhere. Within days of their reconnecting in 2003, they became inseparable. But only months later, Michael was diagnosed with bladder cancer, and then lung cancer. Marilu refused to lose the love of her life so easily. With the knowledge she had gained on her own health journey, Marilu set about finding a path for Michael that would use the best of Eastern and Western medicine to beat his cancers and return him to optimal health. He eschewed most traditional treatments, and with Marilu's help--aided by knowledgeable and sympathetic doctors--he forged his own path. Here, Marilu tells the story of their fast-paced romance, contrasted with the day-to-day battle for Michael's life. Michael tells the story from his point of view: the search for the cause of his cancer, the anguish he felt as he realized how responsible he was for his condition, the physical and mental hardships that he had to overcome, and the triumph of love that made it all worthwhile. Not a "how-to" book in the traditional sense, Changing Normal is a book of empowerment, a call for all those facing similar challenges to take responsibility for their lives, to search for the causes of their illness and address them directly.

Deskbound : standing up to a sitting world

April 28, 2016
Starrett, Kelly, author.
Las Vegas, NV : Victory Belt Publishing, 2016.
367 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Dr. Kelly Starrett unveils a detailed battle plan for surviving our chair-centric society. Deskbound provides creative solutions for reducing the amount of time you spend perched on your backside, as well as strategies for transforming your desk into a dynamic, active workstation that can improve your life."--Page [4] of cover.

The whole body approach to allergy and sinus health

April 28, 2016
Grossan, Murray, author.
Columbus, OH : Basic Health Publications, Inc., [2016]
252 pages ; 23 cm

Stealing first : the Teddy Kremer story

April 26, 2016
Kremer, Teddy, 1983- author.
Athens, GA : Deeds Publishing, 2016.
xxi, 233 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

The emotional eating workbook : a proven-effective, step-by-step guide to end your battle with food & and satisfy your soul

April 25, 2016
Ross, Carolyn Coker, author.
©2016
201 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
The anchor program's five levels of healing. Level one: Stopping surface behaviors : why diets don't work and why it's not about the food ; Level two: Emerging from the emotional soup ; Level three: Embracing the wisdom of the body ; Level four: Creating new core beliefs ; Level five: Finding soul satisfaction -- Healing yourself: your journey to soul satisfaction. Learning the joy of eating well ; Learning to move your body ; Learning skills for stress management ; Learning to nourish your spirit ; Finding your anchor ; The seven-week guide to soul satisfaction ; Conclusion ; References.

The PTSD workbook : simple, effective techniques for overcoming traumatic stress symptoms

April 22, 2016
Williams, Mary Beth, author.
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2016]
370 pages ; 26 cm.
"A New Harbinger self-help workbook."--Cover.
Introduction -- 1. A look at trauma -- 2. Before doing the work: safety, security, and intention -- 3. Identifying and writing about what has happened to you -- 4. Helping yourself when you experience a trauma -- 5. Coping with trauma with less avoidance -- 6. Dealing with category D symptoms: Part I -- 7. Dealing with category D symptoms: Part 2 -- 8. Lessening arousal: what to do if you can't sleep, can't relax, or are angry and irritable -- 9. Stress, trauma, and the body -- 10. For veterans returning from war: tools for personal survival -- 11. Finding meaning -- 12. Final thoughts and exercises -- References.
In the third edition of the best-selling The PTSD Workbook, psychologists and trauma experts Mary Beth Williams and Soili Poijula offer readers the most effective tools available for treating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In this fully revised and updated workbook, readers will learn how to move past the trauma they have experienced; manage symptoms such as insomnia, anxiety, and flashbacks; and find important updates reflecting the new DSM-V definition of PTSD.

The ketogenic and modified Atkins diets : treatments for epilepsy and other disorders

April 21, 2016
Kossoff, Eric, author.
New York, New York : Demos Medical Publishing, LLC, [2016]
xxi, 348 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Revision of: Ketogenic diets. c2010.

The human advantage : a new understanding of how our brain became remarkable

April 20, 2016
Herculano-Houzel, Suzana, 1972- author.
©2016
xiii, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Preface -- Humans rule! -- Brain soup -- Got brains? -- Not all brains are made the same -- Remarkable but not extraordinary -- The elephant in the room -- What cortical expansion -- A body matter? -- So how much does it cost? -- Brains or brawn : you can't have both -- Thank the kitchen for your neurons -- But plenty of neurons are not enough -- Epilogue : our place in nature.

The bloat cure : 101 natural solutions for real and lasting relief

April 19, 2016
Chutkan, Robynne, author.
©2016
xiv, 205 pages ; 22 cm
Includes index.
"The must-have A to Z manual to banish your bloat for good, from the author of Gutbliss and The Microbiome Solution. If you're bloated and looking for relief, you've come to the right place. In her medical practice The Digestive Center for Women, Dr. Robynne Chutkan has helped thousands of women get back into their skinny jeans, and she can do the same for you. Understanding what's behind your suffering is the key to deflating for good. The Bloat Cure helps you identify the root cause of your bloat, whether it's the artificial sweeteners in your sports drink, the cough medicine you're taking, an undetected thyroid problem, or one of the other 101 common causes. Once you pinpoint your condition, Dr. Chutkan offers a clear plan of action to stop whatever's triggering it, rehabilitate your system, and get your GI tract running like a well-oiled machine. Get ready for immediate relief -- and start feeling like yourself again! "-- Provided by publisher.

The ultimate guide to the physician assistant profession : a personal mentoring guide to success

April 19, 2016
Ohanesian, Jessi Rodriguez.
©2014
xxi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
History of the profession -- Physician assistants in the healthcare system -- Physician assistant school -- Physician assistant student life -- Transition from school to work -- Inter-professional collaboration in healthcare delivery -- Endless opportunities -- Working outside the box -- Incentive -- Inspirational leaders : a collection of personal professional biographies.
"A must read for anyone considering a physician assistant career! The Ultimate Guide to the Physician Assistant Profession offers an insider look at the daily lives of practicing PAs and explores the opportunities available in each of the medical specialties in which PAs can work. Reviewed by the American Academy of Physician Assistant (AAPA), vignettes provide unique insights into the profession and the various specialties. Conversational tone guides high school & college students and adults considering a career change through the rewards and benefits of working as a physician assistant"--Provided by publisher.

The Gale encyclopedia of prescription drugs : a comprehensive guide to the most common medications

April 19, 2016
Farmington Hills, MI : Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]
2 volumes (xxvii, 1080 pages) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Volume 1. A-L -- volume 2. M-Z, Appendices, Organizations, Glossary, Index.

Sugar blues

April 19, 2016
Dufty, William.
New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 1993.
255 pages ; 18 cm
Previously published: Radnor, PA : Chilton Book Co., 1975.

8 keys to mental health through exercise

April 15, 2016
Hibbert, Christina G., author.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
xxv, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Understand: Heal your mind and body with exercise -- Improve your self-esteem with exercise -- Exercise as a family -- Prepare: Get motivated -- Change how you think about exercise -- Overcome roadblocks -- Exercise for life: Get FITT; physically and mentally -- Implement your vision and flourish.

Gentle energy touch : the beginner's guide to hands-on healing

April 14, 2016
Savin, Barbara E., 1948-
Newburyport, MA : Conari Press, an imprint of Red Wheel/Weiser, LLC, 2016.
xxvi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Mind-body workbook for addiction : effective tools for substance-abuse recovery & relapse prevention

April 14, 2016
Block, Stanley H., author.
©2016
vi, 198 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm

201 careers in nursing

April 14, 2016
Fitzpatrick, Joyce J., 1944-
New York, NY : Springer, ©2012.
xviii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Pain management nurse -- Pain management nurse practitioner -- Palliative care nurse practitioner -- Parish nurse -- Patient education coordinator -- Patient review instrument nurse assessor -- Peace corps volunteer -- Pediatric cardiac nurse anesthetist -- Pediatric nurse -- Pediatric nurse anesthetist -- Pediatric nurse practitioner -- Pediatric oncology nurse -- Performance improvement director -- Profile: Jason Tan, performance improvement coordinator -- Perianesthesia nurse -- Perioperative nurse practitioner -- Perinatal nurse -- Pharmaceutical representative -- Pharmaceutical research nurse -- Plastic and reconstructive surgery nurse -- Poison information nurse -- Private duty nurse -- Psychiatric nurse -- Public and community health nurse -- Public policy adviser -- Pulmonary/respiratory nurse -- Quality assurance nurse -- Radiology nurse -- Rapid response nurse -- Recovery room nurse -- Recruiter -- Rehabilitation nurse -- Reproductive nurse -- Research coordinator -- Researcher -- Profile: Mary Kerr, nurse researcher -- Respiratory nurse practitioner -- Rheumatology nurse -- Risk-management nurse -- Rural health nurse -- School nurse -- Scrub nurse -- Simulation laboratory director -- Profile: Kelli Bryant, simulation laboratory director -- Space nurse/astronaut -- Spinal cord injury nurse -- Staff development educator -- Staff nurse -- Subacute/transition care nurse -- Telehealth nurse -- Telemetry nurse -- Telephonic triage nurse -- Transcultural nurse -- Transplant nurse -- Trauma nurse -- Travel nurse -- Triage nurse -- Underwriter nurse -- University provost/president -- Urology nurse -- Utilization review nurse -- Vaccination nurse -- Vascular nurse -- Veterinarian nurse -- Women's health nurse -- Women's health nurse practitioner -- Wound/ostomy/continence nurse -- Wound ostomy continence care nurse practitioner -- Appendixes : A. Your guide to certification ; B. Tables regarding salary, employment, and other data.
"Includes 201 nursing careers, each with career descriptions, educational requirements, and requisite skills; Provides information about certification and salaries with relevant websites included; Features interviews with nurses in academia and practice settings"--Cover.

Ignite the fire : the secrets to building a successful personal training career

April 14, 2016
Goodman, Jonathan, CSCS. author.
©2014
236 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Medical assistant exam review.

April 13, 2016
New York, NY : Kaplan Publishing, c2007-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
At head of cover title: Kaplan.
"Strategies, practice & review."

Kokoro yoga : maximize your human potential and develop the spirit of a warrior

April 13, 2016
Divine, Mark, author.
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2016.
xi, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Kokoro Yoga, by ... author and former U.S. Navy SEAL Mark Divine, is an integrated physical, mental, and spiritual training, designed initially for the nation's elite special-ops soldiers and now taught to anyone seeking to develop the heart and mind of a warrior. Kokoro, the Japanese concept of warrior spirit--or merging heart and mind into action--is the central focus of Divine's new approach to teaching yoga."--Provided by publisher.

Capture : unraveling the mystery of mental suffering

April 13, 2016
Kessler, David A., 1951- author.
©2016
ix, 406 pages ; 24 cm
"Why do we think, feel, and act in ways we wished we did not? For decades, ... author Dr. David A Kessler has studied this question with regard to tobacco, food, and drugs. Over the course of these investigations, he identified one underlying mechanism common to a broad range of human suffering. This phenomenon--capture--is the process by which our attention is hijacked and our brains commandeered by forces outside our control. In Capture, Dr. Kessler considers some of the most profound questions we face as human beings: What are the origins of mental afflictions, from everyday unhappiness to addiction and depression--and how are they connected? Where does healing and transcendence fit into this realm of emotional experience? "--Provided by publisher.

Love that boy : what two presidents, eight road trips, and my son taught me about a parent's expectations

April 13, 2016
Fournier, Ron, 1963- author.
New York : Harmony, 2016.
x, 228 pages ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages [217]-219) and index.
A uniquely personal story about the causes and costs of outsized parental expectations. What we want for our children—popularity, normalcy, achievement, genius—and what they truly need—grit, empathy, character—are explored by Ron Fournier, who weaves his extraordinary journey to acceptance around the latest research on childhood development and stories of other loving-but-struggling parents.

November project, the book : inside the free, grassroots fitness movement that's taking over the world

April 13, 2016
Graham, Brogan, author.
New York, NY : Rodale, [2016]
xxviii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The mothership: The newbies -- Bojan the Serbian -- #Dinopoolparty -- Growing up Graham -- "This is where everything changed for me" ; #Worldtakeover: #Fastassam #Halfascool -- How to change the world in 4 easy steps -- #Npsummit3.0: Leadership.
"November Project: The Book is the story of how two irreverent, way-outside-the-box fitness fanatics are flipping the fitness industry on its head and literally making the world a better place, one city at a time. No facility. No machines. Just two dudes and a tribe of thousands. Welcome to November Project's world takeover. What started 4 years ago as a simple monthlong workout pact between two former Northeastern University oarsmen in Boston has grown into an international fitness phenomenon. November Project espouses free, public, all-weather, outdoor group sweats that turn strangers into friends and connect everyone to the city in which they live. It's been described as everything from flashmob fitness to "the fight club of running clubs" and a cult. But November Project prides itself on defying categories. In November Project: The Book, Brogan Graham (a.k.a. BG) and Bojan Mandaric, in their own spicy, big-hearted words, chronicle, along with tribe member and writer Caleb Daniloff, their fitness movement's genesis, evolution, operations, membership, "secret sauce," and future; and along the way, show you how you can get fit and societally engaged. The book also includes illustrated workouts; the keys to meaningful civic engagement; information on using your city as a gym; advice on starting an NP tribe; tips on growing, sustaining, and invigorating membership through social media; and thoughts on the collective power of community"--Provided by publisher.

The un-prescription for Autism : a natural approach for a calmer, happier, and more focused child

April 12, 2016
Lintala, Janet, author.
New York : AMACOM, American Management Association, [2016]
xvi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
The rules of tack sitting -- Get organized before you start -- You are what you don't poop -- Dirty jobs : the power of probiotics -- Sh!ts and giggles -- The un-prescription action plan for basic GI support -- Why is my child always sick? -- The forgotten ones : adults on the spectrum -- A sample year of the basic GI support protocol -- Oops, my bad! setbacks and how to handle them.

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