New Arrivals · Health & Medicine

April 24, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The appetite solution : lose weight effortlessly and never be hungry again

April 23, 2015
Colella, Joseph.
New York, NY : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Contraception & pregnancy

April 22, 2015
Lange, Donna.
Broomall, PA : Mason Crest, [2014]
128 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Male and female reproductive systems -- Abstinence -- Contraception (birth control) -- Pregnancy choices -- First trimester -- Second and third trimesters -- Labor and delivery -- Parenting or adoption.
Provides teens with information on sexuality, contraception, and the life-changing decisions surrounding pregnancy.

Beyond the pale : folklore, family, and the mystery of our hidden genes

April 22, 2015
Urquhart, Emily.
Toronto : HarperCollins, c2015.
282 p., [8] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.

Brain maker : the power of gut microbes to heal and protect your brain--for life

April 21, 2015
Perlmutter, David, 1954- author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
viii, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

On the move : a life

April 21, 2015
Sacks, Oliver W.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
397 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some col.) ; 22 cm
Includes index.
"This is a Borzoi book."
On the move -- Leaving the nest -- San Francisco -- Muscle beach -- Out of reach -- Awakenings -- The bull on the mountain -- A matter of identity -- City island -- Voyages -- A new vision of the mind -- Home.
Physician and writer Oliver Sacks recounts his experiences as a young neurologist; his physical passions--weight lifting and swimming; his love affairs, both romantic and intellectual; his guilt over leaving his family to come to America; his bond with his schizophrenic brother; and the writers and scientists--Thom Gunn, A. R. Luria, W. H. Auden, Gerald M. Edelman, Francis Crick--who influenced him.

Skinny habits : the 6 secrets of thin people

April 21, 2015
Harper, Bob.
New York : Ballantine Books, [2015]
xvi, 165 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Bob Harper lets us in on the secret behaviors of people who not only lose weight but keep the pounds off for good--and make it look easy. In Bob Harper's #1 New York Times bestselling book The Skinny Rules, the trusted trainer and coach of NBC's The Biggest Loser laid out the twenty nonnegotiable eating rules for getting thin. In the process of helping countless men and women reach their weight loss goals, Harper has noticed six fundamental patterns in the lifestyle choices of those who succeed long-term--from the unique way they plan ahead to how they organize their environment and social calendars to even the way they dress. With his signature authority, colorful stories, and real-world solutions, Harper draws on the most up-to-date research related to habit formation, neuroplasticity, and cognitive behavioral psychology to show how feeding your brain--"the muscle between your ears"--can wield as much control over your weight as what you put in your mouth. With anecdotes about his clients, guided steps for adopting your new practices, and tips for integrating them into your own daily routine, Skinny Habits has everything you need to shape your body and your life!"-- Provided by publisher.

Lebootcamp diet : the scientifically proven French method to eat well, lose weight, and keep it off for good

April 17, 2015
Orsoni, Valerie.
New York : Berkley Books, 2015.
x, 372 pages ; 24 cm
"After a lifetime of insane regimens, weight fluctuations, and feeling utterly demoralized, Valérie Orsoni had enough of the diet scene. She wanted a way to shed pounds, become healthy, and keep to the great French tradition of enjoying food-- and enjoying life. The result? A groundbreaking diet plan that, to date, has more than one million members in 38 countries-and counting! Orsoni's plan, Le Bootcamp, is based on four simple tenets: Gourmet Nutrition; Easy Fitness; Motivation; and Stress and Sleep Management. Getting fit doesn't mean a lifetime of deprivation and misery. With the right tools, any food, activity, and lifestyle can be transformed into a healthy one- and Valérie Orsoni can show you how."-- Provided by publisher.

Cassey Ho's hot body year-round : the pop pilates plan to get slim, eat clean, and live happy through every season

April 17, 2015
Ho, Cassey, author.
255 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

The whole30 : the 30-day guide to total health and food freedom

April 16, 2015
Hartwig, Melissa.
New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
ix, 421 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Melissa and Dallas Hartwig's ... Whole30 program has helped hundreds of thousands of people transform how they think about their food, bodies, and lives. Their approach leads to ... weight loss and better health--along with ... improvements in sleep quality, energy levels, mood, and self-esteem. Their first book ... explained the science behind their life-changing program. Now they bring you The Whole30, a stand-alone, step-by-step plan to break unhealthy habits, reduce cravings, improve digestion, and strengthen your immune system"-- Provided by publisher.

100 questions & answers about uterine fibroids

April 16, 2015
Greig, Lloyd B.
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2011.
vi, 114 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
The basics -- Fibroids and pregnancy -- Initial treatment -- Nonsurgical treatment -- Surgical treatment -- Uterine artery embolization -- Myomectomy -- Hysterectomy.
"What are fibroids? Do fibroids affect my ability to become pregnant and to have children? Should fibroids be treated? What is uterine artery embolization (UAE)? If the fibroids are not causing any problems, is watchful waiting a better option than surgery?" -- Cover.

The allergy book : solving your family's nasal allergies, asthma, food sensitivities, and related health and behavioral problems

April 16, 2015
Sears, Robert W.
New York, NY : Little, Brown & Company, 2015.
xviii, 332 pages ; 21 cm
Includes index.
The fascinating world of allergy and immunology -- Allergy testing -- Nasal and eye allergies -- Asthma -- Eczema -- Food allergies and sensitivities : overview of symptoms and testing -- Milk allergy and sensitivity -- Wheat and gluten allergy and sensitivity -- Other food allergies : peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, eggs, soy, corn, and chemical additives -- Other food allergy and sensitivity syndromes (EoE, FPIES, Histamine intolerance, GERD, Fructose malabsorption, and colic) -- Anaphylaxis : from mild hives to life-threatening allergic reactions -- Insect sting allergies -- Eliminating inhalant allergens : dust, mold, pollen, pets, and allergy shots -- Our prescription for optimum immune health : healing and preventing allergic disorders.
Allergies are one of the most common ailments, causing children to miss school and parents to miss work. Left untreated or unresolved, stuffy noses, itchy skin, and irritated bellies can lead to chronic asthma, eczema, inflammatory bowel disease, and neurological disorders. Today's parents don't just want to treat their family's allergy symptoms, they want to eliminate allergies and prevent chronic and long-term health complications. Doctors Robert and William Sears present a science-based approach that has helped alleviate allergies in many of their patients, providing a plan not only for treatment, but also for prevention. A family-friendly resource, The Allergy Book offers all the reassurance and accessible, practical advice that parents need to resolve their children's allergies, now and throughout their lives.

The gene therapy plan : taking control of your genetic destiny with diet and lifestyle

April 14, 2015
Gaynor, Mitchell L., 1956-
New York, New York : Viking, published by the Penguin Group, 2015.
xxi, 346 pages ; 24 cm
"From a renowned oncologist and pioneer in integrative medicine, a breakthrough in treating and preventing disease by altering our genetic blueprint. What if the food we eat could target not only diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cancer but the effects of aging? What if our diets could affect every aspect of our health by controlling the expression of our genes? While modern medicine largely focuses on treating symptoms with prescription drugs, Dr. Gaynor's revolutionary approach goes straight to the most fundamental level: our DNA. Although we cannot change the genes we are born with, we can change how they are expressed over the course of our lives through foods and supplements that prevent and reverse disease. The Gene Therapy Plan presents the science behind these ideas and provides easy-to-follow meal plans and recipes to help put them into practice. Empowering and informative, this meticulously researched book by the author of Nurture Nature, Nurture Health offers accessible prescriptions for freeing ourselves from what we thought was our genetic destiny"-- Provided by publisher.

The mindful diet : how to transform your relationship with food for lasting weight loss and vibrant health

April 13, 2015
Wolever, Ruth, author.
New York : Scribner, 2015.
342 pages ; 24 cm
"Proven strategies to change your habits from Duke Integrative Medicine."
Addresses the unhealthy behaviors that derail most diets and provides a science-based approach to eating mindfully to stop cravings, end emotional overeating, and have lasting weight loss and health.

Stop the thyroid madness : a patient revolution against decades of inferior thyroid treatment

April 13, 2015
Bowthorpe, Janie A.
Fredericksburg, Tex. : Laughing Grape Pub., c2011.
xxviii, 333 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
"Based on the experience and wisdom of ten years of patient experience, this is your patient-to-patient book, chock full of practical, comprehensive and user-friendly information about better thyroid treatment, more revealing labwork, and how to discover and treat conditions that accompany hypothyroidism?all to make you far more educated and pro-active when you enter your doctor?s office. One of the most detailed, patient-experience treatment books you?ll ever read?and read?and read." -- from publisher's website.

Secrets from the eating lab : the science of weight loss, the myth of willpower, and why you should never diet again

April 10, 2015
Mann, Traci, author.
New York, NY : HarperWave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
xii, 254 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Americans are losing the battle of the bulge because our bodies and brains are not hardwired to resist food--the very idea of it works against our biological imperative to survive. In [this book], Mann challenges assumptions--including those that make up the very foundation of the weight loss industry--about how diets work and why they fail. The result of more than two decades of research, it offers ... science and ... insights into the American obesity epidemic and our relationship with eating and food"-- Provided by publisher.

The hormone reset diet : heal your metabolism to lose up to 15 pounds in 21 days

April 10, 2015
Gottfried, Sara, author.
New York, NY : HarperOne, and imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
ix, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Why women need to reset. Women, food, and broken metabolism ; Prep for your hormone reset -- The seven hormonal resets. Meatless ; Sugar free ; Fruitless ; Caffeine free ; Grain free ; Dairy free ; Toxin free -- Reentry and beyond. Reentry ; Sustenance -- Recipes.
Weight loss isn't about restricting calories, it's about hormones. By giving up meat, sugar, fruit, caffeine, grains, dairy and alcohol you will be able to repair your body and reset your hormones. Gottfried reveals how to grow new receptors for the body's seven metabolic hormones for weight loss and overall improved health.

Autism causes : prevention and treatment ; vitamin D and the explosive rise of autism spectrum disorder

April 10, 2015
Cannell, John Jacob.
North Branch, MN : Sunrise River Press, 2015.
xvii, 189 pages ; 24 cm
What is autism? -- What causes autism? -- Parsimony and the birth of a new theory -- Messing with mother nature -- Vitamin D deficiency -- Vitamin D, autism and skin color -- Two incredible facts -- More about vitamin D -- The vitamin D system at work with autism -- Vitamin D toxicity -- What should I give my child?

Never enough : one lawyer's true story of how he gambled his career away

April 9, 2015
Burke, Michael J., 1946-
Chicago, Ill. : American Bar Association, 2008.
x, 138 p. ; 22 cm.
Includes index.
Alcoholism -- Gambling -- Descent -- Arraignment -- Sentencing -- Prison stories -- My daughters -- Life after prison -- Identification of the compulsive gambler -- Treatment for the compulsive gambler.

The Eureka factor : aha moments, creative insight, and the brain

April 9, 2015
Kounios, John.
New York : Random House, [2015]
xii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Two leading cognitive neuroscientists unveil the mystery of sudden insight--the nature and origins of an "Aha!" moment--and unlock the mechanisms behind intuitive flashes and inspiration.

Visualization for weight loss : the Gabriel method guide to using your mind to transform your body

April 9, 2015
Gabriel, Jon, author.
xviii, 202 pages ; 23 cm.
Lose weight from the inside out -- Why visualization works -- Melt stress, melt fat -- Overcome trauma and fear -- Tap into the biology of your beliefs -- One belief, one cure -- Pathways to healthy habits -- Rediscover the joy of movement -- Sleep your way to slenderness -- Overcome food cravings and addictions -- Seven steps to a perfect visualization -- The greater world of mind-body practices -- Intuitive weight loss -- Nutrition demystified -- Creating the life of your dreams -- 16 weeks to total transformation.
"Examining the importance of visualizing, John takes you through the latest research on the power of the mind in order to show why this technique is so effective for weight loss."--Back cover.

The real doctor will see you shortly : a physician's first year

April 7, 2015
McCarthy, Matt, author.
New York : Crown Publishers, [2015]
323 pages ; 25 cm
"This ... memoir about the author's intern year at a New York hospital provides a scorchingly frank look at how doctors are made, taking readers into the critical care unit to see one burgeoning physician's journey from ineptitude to competence"-- Provided by publisher.

The skeleton cupboard : the making of a clinical psychologist

April 7, 2015
Byron, Tanya. author.
New York : Flatiron Books, 2015.
309 pages ; 22 cm
Originally published: London : Macmillan, 2014.
"Gripping, unforgettable and deeply affecting, The Skeleton Cupboard recounts the patient stories that most influenced Professor Tanya Byron, covering years of training that forced her to confront the harsh realities of the lives of her patients and the demons of her own family's history. Among others, we meet Ray, a violent sociopath desperate to be treated with tenderness and compassion; Mollie, a talented teenager intent on starving herself; and Imogen, a twelve-year-old so haunted by a secret that she's intent on killing herself. Byron brings the reader along as she uncovers the reasons each of these individuals behave the way they do, resulting in a thrilling, compulsively readable psychological mystery that sheds light on mental illness and what its treatment tells us about ourselves"-- Provided by publisher.

Out of the woods : healing from Lyme disease for body, mind, and spirit

April 7, 2015
Makris, Katina I.
346 pages ; 23 cm.
Out of the woods: a memoir -- Lyme disease: the nuts and bolts -- Signs and symptoms -- Lyme disease symptom questionnaire -- Prevention -- Laboratory testing -- Treatment options -- Antibiotic therapy -- Complementary medicine -- Acupuncture -- Classical homeopathy -- Symptom-based self-help remedies -- Naturopathic medicine -- Rife technology -- Detoxification -- Energy restoration -- Emotional healing -- Metaphysical understanding of Lyme.

Dr. Dean Ornish's program for reversing heart disease : the only system scientifically proven to reverse heart disease without drugs or surgery

April 6, 2015
Ornish, Dean.
New York : Ivy Books, 1996.
xxxi, 638 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Provides a special diet and other techniques to reverse or prevent heart disease, manage stress, and take care of yourself.

Crohn's & colitis diet guide

April 6, 2015
Steinhart, Allan Hillary, 1959- author.
336 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Published in conjunction with Mount Sinai Hospital.
"Includes 175 recipes"--Cover.
Crohn's & Colitis Basics -- What Is Inflammatory Bowel Disease? -- What Causes IBD? -- What Are the Symptoms of IBD? -- Managing Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Drug Therapies -- Surgical Therapies -- Dietary Strategies -- IBD-Friendly Meal Plans and Recipes -- Introduction to the Meal Plans -- Week 1 Meal Plan -- Week 2 Meal Plan -- Introduction to the Recipes -- About the Nutritional Analysis -- Guide to Recipe Tags -- Breakfasts, Breads and Muffins -- Snacks and Beverages -- Soups -- Salads -- Meat and Poultry -- Fish and Seafood -- Vegetarian and Vegan Entrees -- Pasta -- Side Dishes -- Desserts.
Explains how diet therapy can help manage Crohn's disease and colitis and includes an overview of both diseases, treatment options, and recipes.

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