New Arrivals · Health & Medicine

December 19, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Restorative yoga for life : a relaxing way to de-stress, re-energize, and find balance

December 18, 2014
Grossman, Gail Boorstein, author.
254 pages color illustrations ; 24 cm
Restorative Yoga for Life teaches you how to practice restorative yoga -- a form of yoga that focuses on physical and mental relaxation through poses aided by props. It's a gentle yet empowering style that helps you de-stress and re-energize. While restorative yoga is beneficial for your entire body, the author also shows you how to treat more than twenty ailments, such as headaches, digestive issues, and anxiety, through specific yoga poses and sequences.

Breakthrough health

December 18, 2014
Broer, Ted.
Auburndale, Fla. : B&A Publications, 2013.
iv, 187 p. ; 22 cm.
Covers topics such as: top 10 drugs to avoid, the truth about GMO and other health food junk foods, how to have victory over PMS and menopause.

The new American herbal

December 18, 2014
Orr, Stephen, 1965-
New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2014.
384 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
"Orr covers the entire spectrum of herbaceous plants, from culinary to ornamental to aromatic and medicinal, presenting them in an ... A to Z format packed with recipes, DIY projects, and ... examples of garden design highlighting herbal plantings"

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing : 125 years of transforming health care

December 16, 2014
Beckman, Wendy Hart, author.
125 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 24 x 30 cm
"Published for the University of Cincinnati"--T.p. verso.
Creating a school -- Improving public health -- Learning new ways -- Changing times -- Redefining nursing -- Going to war -- Offering new degrees -- Expanding community -- Changing the faces of nursing -- Embracing technology -- Answering the call -- Welcoming a new millennium -- Paving the way to the future.

Make your own rules diet

December 16, 2014
Stiles, Tara, author.
Carlsbad, California : Hay House, Inc., 2014.
xxi, 285 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction -- Understanding the rules. The rules of the world ; The rules of you -- Learning to love. Loving your mat ; Loving your cushion ; Loving your kitchen -- Doing the work. Working your mat ; Working your cushion ; Working your kitchen -- Putting it all together. 7 days to radiate kick start ; 30-day real-deal transformation plan -- Conclusion: Final wishes for you.
Stiles introduces readers to ways to bring yoga, meditation, and healthy food into their lives. When people understand what they need for true well-being, they can make their own rules that will help them become their best selves. Readers will not only learn to create their own rules but also to understand when something isn't working anymore, so they can update their rules as circumstances change.

The everything healthy green drinks cookbook

December 16, 2014
Brandon, Britt.
Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2014]
304 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Green drinks basics -- Green drinks for weight loss -- Cleansing and detox drinks -- Drinks for healthy hair, skin, and nails -- Drinks for longevity and anti-aging -- Drinks for happiness and mental stability -- Drinks for stronger bones -- Drinks for energy and stamina -- Drinks for digestive health -- Drinks to boost immunity -- Drinks for healthy breathing -- Drinks to help diabetes -- Drinks for fasting -- Heart healthy drinks -- Drinks for kids' health -- Drinks for pregnancy.
If you're looking for a quick and satisfying way to get healthy, blending and juicing fresh fruits and vegetables is becoming the preferred way to get your essential vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. These recipes provide a tasty, easy-to-make treat for any taste!

Men's health push, pull, swing : the fat-torching, muscle-building dumbbell, kettlebell, & sandbag program

December 16, 2014
Murphy, Myatt.
Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale Books, [2014]
ix, 294 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
"No piece of exercise equipment is more convenient, reliable, versatile, and effective at building lean muscle and boosting postworkout metabolic rate than the venerable dumbbell and its cousins, the kettlebell and sandbag. Together, these tools will reshape the way we think about fitness, and this book will stand as the definitive guide to targeting the key muscles that men and women want to develop and tone. The beauty of these tools is that they are simple and inexpensive and can be used in a small space, so readers can exercise in the convenience of their homes. Most important is that these tools allow the freedom to use a full range of motion, unlike the rigid, limiting structure of weight machines. No longer restrained by the typical up/down motion of barbells and machines, readers can become strong in any direction. Sanctioned by Men's Health, this book demonstrates with large color photos more than 150 strength exercises that incorportate the three key movements--pushing, pulling, and swinging--that make up the perfect full-range-of-motion workout. Because it emphasizes building functional strength for real-world application and total-body fitness, Push, Pull, Swing will appeal to beginners as well as fitness buffs, especially those who enjoy crossfit-style workouts"-- Provided by publisher.

30-minute paleo meals : over 100 quick-fix, gluten-free recipes

December 16, 2014
Petitto, Melissa, author.
New York, NY : Race Point Publishing, an imprint of Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc., [2014]
208 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

We should hang out sometime : embarrassingly, a true story

December 15, 2014
Sundquist, Josh.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
326 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
The Paralympic ski racer, YouTube star, and motivational speaker documents his coming of age as an amputee cancer survivor and his efforts to investigate past dates gone wrong to discover why he was still single.

Pleasurable weight loss : the secrets to feeling great, losing weight, and loving your life today

December 15, 2014
La Flamme, Jena, author.
Boulder, Colorado : Sounds True, 2015.
xx, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
The feminine power of pleasure -- Embracing the wisdom of your female animal -- The pleasure principle -- The science of pleasurable weight loss -- Learning to love your body -- The feminine principle -- Creating the ideal ecology for pleasurable weight loss -- Until sexy is safe, you'll never lose the weight -- Pleasurable eating: nourishing your animal -- The art of pleasurable cooking -- The secrets of pleasurable movement -- From envy to inspiration -- The path to pleasure is sacred.


December 12, 2014
Parks, Peggy J., 1951-
San Diego, CA : ReferencePoint Press, Inc., [2014]
96 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 25 cm.
What are concussions? -- How are concussions diagnosed and treated? -- What are the risks of concussions? -- Can sports-related concussions be prevented?

Plant spirit medicine : a journey into the healing wisdom of plants

December 11, 2014
Cowan, Eliot, 1946-
Boulder, CO : Sounds True, Inc., [2014]
xvii, 211 pages ; 23 cm.

Cyber self-defense : expert advice to avoid online predators, identity theft, and cyberbullying

December 9, 2014
Moore, Alexis, 1951- author.
xi, 259 pages : illustration ; 21 cm
"Explains how to identify potential cyberattackers and how to recover from a cybercrime if you've been attacked"-- Provided by publisher.

The complete guide to Nordic walking

December 9, 2014
Stewart, Gill, author.
London : Bloomsbury, 2014.
192 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm

The bulletproof diet : lose up to a pound a day, reclaim your energy and focus, and upgrade your life

December 9, 2014
Asprey, Dave.
xv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"In his midtwenties, Dave Asprey was a successful Silicon Valley multimillionaire. He also weighed 300 pounds, despite the fact that he was doing what doctors recommended: eating 1,800 calories a day and working out 90 minutes a day, six times a week. When his excess fat started causing brain fog and food cravings sapped his energy and willpower, Asprey turned to the same hacking techniques that made his fortune to "hack" his own biology, investing more than $300,000 and 15 years to uncover what was hindering his energy, performance, appearance, and happiness. From private brain EEG facilities to remote monasteries in Tibet, through radioactive brain scans, blood chemistry work, nervous system testing, and more, he explored traditional and alternative technologies to reach his physical and mental prime. The result? The Bulletproof Diet, an anti-inflammatory program for hunger-free, rapid weight loss and peak performance."-- Provided by publisher.

Everyday survival kits : exactly what you need for constant preparedness

December 9, 2014
Puhaly, Mark.
Iola, WI : Living Ready, 2014
192 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

The meaty truth : why our food is destroying our health and environment --and who is responsible

December 9, 2014
Castle, Shushana, author.
xv, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction: Serving a side of truth -- The disaster of our plates -- America the beautiful : from cesspool to shining cesspool -- Seriously? You're still sick? -- Scary sh!t -- A hamburger seasoned with feces, please! -- The all-American meal : eating sh!t and drinking pus -- The united corporation of America -- The real cost of "cheap" food -- This sh!t ain't working -- Cut the crap, change the world -- The meaty truth recipes -- Recommeded resources for a healthy, happy life.

Physicians' desk reference.

December 8, 2014
Oradell, N.J. : Medical Economics Co.,
v. ; 26 cm.

The 5 skinny habits : how ancient wisdom can help you lose weight and change your life forever

December 8, 2014
Zulberg, David J., author.
New York, NY : Rodale, [2014]
xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Lose weight and keep it off with these timeless ideas"--Cover.
Part 1. The foundation of the 5 skinny habits -- Part 2. Week to week on the 5 skinny habits -- Part 3. Enhancing the program.
Using ancient wisdom from Master Physicians, the author offers new ways to lose weight and keep it off.

Beyond past lives : what parallel realities can teach us about relationships, healing, and transformation

December 8, 2014
Kelley, Mira, author.
Carlsbad, California : Hay House, Inc., 2014.
xix, 221 pages ; 24 cm
Foreword / by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer -- A new beginning -- Preface: My path to healing and growth through regression -- Introduction -- Exploring your past allows you to heal your present -- All lives are simultaneous -- Every choice creates a new reality -- You can converse with your higher self -- Everything reflects you -- Forgive yourself and others -- You can play with time -- You can heal your body -- You have the right to love yourself -- Trust yourself and follow your excitement -- Afterword: A life of glorious expansion.
Regressionist Mira Kelley shares the life-changing lessons she has learned from her clients to help you find support and understanding, and to empower you in your own growth.

Happy belly : a woman's guide to feeling vibrant, light, and balanced

December 8, 2014
Andreeva, Nadya, author.
329 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm.

Vaccine nation : America's changing relationship with immunization

December 8, 2014
Conis, Elena, author.
353 pages ; 24 cm
Kennedy's Vaccination Assistance Act -- Polio, measles, and the "dirty disease gang" -- How serious is mumps? -- Carter's Childhood Immunization initiative -- A mother's responsibility -- Tampering with nature -- Clinton's Vaccines for Children program -- Sex, drugs, and hepatitis B -- Vaccine risks and the new media -- Sex, girls, and HPV.
While vaccination rates have soared and cases of preventable infections have plummeted, an increasingly vocal cross section of Americans have questioned the safety and necessity of vaccines. In Vaccine Nation, Elena Conis explores this complicated history and its consequences for personal and public health.

Body respect : what conventional health books get wrong, leave out, and just plain fail to understand about weight

December 8, 2014
Bacon, Linda, author.
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, [2014]
xxiii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"Body insecurity is rampant, and it doesn't have to be. Think for a moment about your attitudes toward weight: Do you believe that people who are thinner are more healthy and attractive? Do you think dieting is an effective health strategy? Do you judge yourself or others because of weight? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you're not alone. It's much more common for people to feel bad about their bodies than to appreciate them-and to judge others by those standards as well. But people don't have to be packaged in a small size to be valuable and attractive-or healthy for that matter. Saying that they do causes more harm than good, and judgments based on size tell us more about our own prejudice than someone else's health or value. It's time to show every body respect. With the latest findings from the Health at Every Size© (HAES) movement, Body Respect debunks obesity myths, demonstrates the damage of focusing on weight, and explores how social factors impact health: the world is not a level playing field, and that affects one's opportunities as well as one's size, health and sense of self. Using peer-reviewed evidence and common sense, scientists and nutritionists Linda Bacon and Lucy Aphramor explain the fall-out of a health agenda based on the concept that thinness is the goal and that one's weight is simply a matter of personal choices. They explore why diets don't work and provide alternative paths to better health and well-being for people of all shapes. Body Respect is indispensable reading for anyone concerned about widespread body insecurity and size stigma and their many implications"-- Provided by publisher.

Watch your back! : how the back pain industry is costing us more and giving us less-- and what you can do to inform and empower yourself in seeking treatment

December 5, 2014
Deyo, Richard A., author.
xv, 212 pages ; 23 cm.
Back pain nation -- Even the best and brightest -- What's wrong? What's not? Can we tell the difference? -- Painkillers : easy solutions sometimes aren't -- Painkillers and the marketing of pain -- Pain management, now that's money -- Stabbed in the back -- Surgical gadgets and the explosion of fusion surgery -- The pointed search for relief : injections, ablations, and blocks, oh my! -- Why would you get better after useless therapy? -- Manipulating the pain : chiropractic and other alternative treatments -- Nobody takes it seriously! -- Boot camp -- Amplifying your voice -- Some policy implications.

The book of floating : exploring the private sea

December 5, 2014
Hutchison, Michael.
Nevada City, Calif. : Gateway Books and Tapes, c2003.
268 p. ; 23 cm.

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