New Arrivals · Health & Medicine

March 27, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The emotional journey of the Alzheimer's family

March 26, 2015
Santulli, Robert B., author.
©2015
viii, 220 pages ; 22 cm
Introduction: the importance of understanding the family's emotional and psychological experiences -- Coping with discordant views of the illness -- The defenses of the Alzheimer's family care partner -- Common emotions experienced by the family care partner -- Understanding grief in the family care partner -- Stages of grief in the family care partner -- Acceptance and moving forward -- Connecting with the Alzheimer's community -- Understanding and coping with stress in the family care partner.
An empathic discussion of the emotional journey of family and friends who care for people with dementia.

Conquering cultural stress : the ultimate anti-aging secret : 3 steps to looking, living, and feeling better

March 25, 2015
Murad, Howard (Professor of dermatology)
Los Angeles, CA : Wisdom Waters Press, [2015]
iii, 205 pages ; 24 cm

Dead doctors don't lie

March 25, 2015
Wallach, Joel D., author.
©1999
xii, 406 pages ; 23 cm
Includes index.

Functional behavior assessment for people with autism : making sense of seemingly senseless behavior

March 24, 2015
Glasberg, Beth A.
Bethesda, MD : Woodbine House, [2015]
xii, 171 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Why problem behaviors occur -- How are behaviors learned? -- Getting started: first steps for completing a functional behavior -- Assessment -- Measuring behavior -- Finding out who knows what -- Observation time -- Test your hypothesis -- Alternative assessment models -- Putting it all together: a summary of the assessment process -- You finally know the function of the behavior: now what? -- Special circumstances and troubleshooting.

Your brain on food : how chemicals control your thoughts and feelings

March 24, 2015
Wenk, Gary Lee, author.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
xii, 227 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Food, drugs, and you -- Neurobiology of feeding, hormones, overeating and aging -- Memories, magic, and a major addiction -- Euphoria, depression, and madness -- Your brain's anchor to reality -- Marijuana in the brain -- Simple molecules that turn you on and off -- Remnants of an ancient past -- Sleeping versus waking -- Brain enhancement and other magical beliefs.

Birth control

March 24, 2015
Farmington Hills, Michigan : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning , [2014]
215 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Ch. 1. Birth control and population growth. The myth of 9 billion / Malcolm Potts and Martha Campbell -- Global population growth is relatively unaffected by the availability of birth control / Dominic Lawson -- China's strict birth control policy is leading to an aging population / Tania Branigan -- A Kurdish majority in Turkey within one generation? / Palash R. Ghosh -- Iran gives up birth control program to boost population / Al Arabiya -- Population soars; family planning efforts remain weak / Joanne Wanjala -- Magagascar: peer pressure to stop teen pregnancy / Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN) -- ch. 2. Politics and birth control. Rick Santorum and the sexual counter-revolution / Laurie Penny -- China's one child policy: two cases / Jing Zhang -- Nigeria urges family planning: why legislation would be a bad idea / Jacey Fortin -- Uganda finds birth control to be a challenging political issue / Madeleine Bunting -- Canada does not prioritize birth control on its health agenda / Brigitte Noël -- Senegal needs a strong international effort to fund and implement birth control programs / Sarah Boseley -- ch. 3. Social and religious factors affecting access to birth control. A campaign in India to promote birth control among Muslim men draws controversy / Raul Irani -- Afghanistan's push for birth control to control population growth is supported by Mullahs / Associated Press -- Sexual health bill divides the Philippines / Naomi Conrad -- Birth control access in Guatemala is hindered by religious and social pressures / Danilo Valladares -- Condoms, birth control and abortion / Independent -- Japanese women do not favor the birth control pill / Mariko Kato -- ch. 4. The economics of birth control access. Many Slovak women find the cost of birth control prohibitive / Center for Reproductive Rights -- Dutch legislators are debating a new law forcing unfit mothers to take birth control / Minette Marrin -- The Chilean controversy over affordable emergency contraception is a political issue / Angela Castellanos -- New Zealand provides free long-term contraception for welfare recipients / Claire Trevett -- Russian women turn to abortion because of the cost of contraceptives / Chloe Arnold -- Senegal: "small revolution" in family planning / Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN).

A disease called childhood : why ADHD became an American epidemic

March 23, 2015
Wedge, Marilyn, author.
New York : AVERY, a member of Penguin Group (USA), [2015]
xxii, 250 pages ; 22 cm
Introduction: a season in childhood -- An American epidemic -- What is ADHD? -- A tale of many cultures -- How did we get here? -- How a diagnosis became an epidemic -- Big pharma and biological psychiatry -- The message in the media -- Saving our children -- Why American schools have to change -- Let food be thy medicine -- Tweens, teens, and screens -- Time-tested tactics for good parenting -- Protecting children in the age of Adderall.

Breakthrough : how one teen innovator is changing the world

March 19, 2015
Andraka, Jack, 1997- author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduction: The intervention -- Growing up Andraka -- The geek in the closet -- A recipe for disaster -- The knowledge cure -- Remember the patient -- Failing upward -- Cancer paper boy -- Oh my God, we killed Morley Safer -- Breakthrough -- The school of Jack : experiments, tips, and facts.
"Teen scientist Jack Andraka chronicles his development of an inexpensive early detection test for pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer, and recounts his own personal story of overcoming depression and homophobic bullying. Includes hands-on science experiments"--From publisher description.

Don't call me fat : a first look at being overweight

March 19, 2015
Thomas, Pat, 1959- author.
Hauppage, NY : Barron's Educational Series, 2014.
29 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 24 cm
Childhood obesity is explored in a way that encourages positive interaction among children, parents, and teachers.

Yoga girl

March 17, 2015
Brathen, Rachel.
New York : Touchstone, [2015]
158 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Originally published in 2014 in Sweden by Bonnier Fakta.
"By the yoga instructor who inspires more than one million followers on Instagram every day. Part self-help and part memoir, Yoga Girl is an inspirational, full-color look at the adventure that took writer and yoga teacher Rachel Brathen from her hometown in Sweden to the jungles of Costa Rica and finally to a paradise island in the Caribbean that she now calls home. With more than one million followers on Instagram, Brathen shares pieces of her life with the world every day. In Yoga Girl, she gives readers an in-depth look at her journey from her self-destructive teenage years to the bohemian and beautiful life she's built through yoga and meditation in Aruba today. Featuring spectacular photos of Brathen practicing yoga in amazing tropical locales, along with step-by-step yoga sequences and simple recipes for a healthy, happy, and fearless lifestyle, reading Yoga Girl is like an armchair vacation to a Caribbean spa"-- Provided by publisher.

Extreme : why some people thrive at the limits

March 17, 2015
Barrett, Emma Caroline.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2014.
ix, 278 pages ; 24 cm

An uncomplicated life : a father's memoir of his exceptional daughter

March 13, 2015
Daugherty, Paul, 1957-
New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
viii, 371 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
In a love letter to his daughter, who was born with Down syndrome, a sports columnist for the "Cincinnati Enquirer" chronicles her childhood and her journey to find happiness and purpose in her adult life, showing how she inspires those around her to live better and more fully.

Beyond training : mastering endurance, health, and life

March 13, 2015
Greenfield, Ben, author.
Las Vegas, NV : Victory Belt Publishing, Inc., 2014.
480 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Part 1. Fitness -- Part 2. Recovery -- Part 3. Nutrition -- Part 4. Lifestyle -- Part 5. The brain.
Presents a guide to achieving peak fitness capability by optimizing performance, fat loss, and brain function, covering such aspects of health as nutrition, training, recovery, stress and time management, sleep, and digestion.

Skin cleanse : the simple, all-natural program for clear, calm, happy skin

March 13, 2015
Grigore, Adina, author.
New York, NY : HarperWave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
xv, 237 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Your amazing skin -- You are what your great-grandmother ate -- Your body needs you -- Eat like your skin depends on it -- The beauty industry is ugly -- The skin cleanse -- Be your own apothecary -- I still have questions -- Conclusion: You did it!
"From skincare expert and founder of the thriving organic skincare line SW Basics comes a guide to all-natural skincare." -- Provided by publisher.

Foam roller workbook : illustrated step-by-step guide to stretching, strengthening and rehabilitative techniques

March 12, 2015
Knopf, Karl G., author.
Berkeley, CA : Ulysses Press, [2011], ©2011.
95 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
"Once used exclusively in physical therapy settings, the foam roller has made its way into yoga and Pilates studios, gyms and homes. With this simple device, you can: improve core strength; increase flexibility; release tension; alleviate pain; rehabilitate injuries"--P. [4] of cover.

Outsmarting overeating : boost your life skills, end your food problems

March 12, 2015
Koenig, Karen R., 1947-
Novato, California : New World Library, [2015]
218 pages ; 23 cm
""A guide to addressing overeating by improving overall life skills, such as establishing and maintaining functional relationships, physical and emotional self-care, rational thinking, and finding passion and meaning in life. Helps readers cope with stress, sadness, and fear. Author is a psychotherapist, coach, and speaker"--Provided by publisher"-- Provided by publisher.

The anxiety & phobia workbook

March 12, 2015
Bourne, Edmund J., author.
Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2015]
x, 471 pages ; 26 cm.
"Now in its sixth edition and recommended by therapists worldwide, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has been the unparalleled, essential resource for people struggling with anxiety and phobias for almost thirty years. Living with anxiety, panic disorders, or phobias can make you feel like you aren't in control of your life. If you're ready to tackle the fears that hold you back, this book is your go-to guide. Packed with the most effective skills for assessing and treating anxiety, this evidence-based workbook contains the latest clinical research. You'll develop a full arsenal of skills for quieting fears and taking charge of your anxious thoughts, including: Relaxation and breathing techniques Ending negative self-talk and mistaken beliefs Imagery and real-life desensitization Lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise changes Written by a leading expert in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and a classic in its field, this fully revised edition offers powerful, step-by-step treatment strategies for panic disorders, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), worry, and fear. You will also find updated information compatible with the DSM-V, as well as current information on medications and treatment, nutrition, mindfulness training, exposure therapy, and the latest research in neurobiology. Whether you suffer from anxiety and phobias yourself, or are a professional working with this population, this book will provide the latest treatment solutions for overcoming the fears that stand in the way of living a full, happy life. This workbook can be used on its own or as a supplement to therapy"-- Provided by publisher.

Pharmacy technician exam.

March 11, 2015
New York : LearningExpress, c2010-
v. ; 28 cm.
At head of cover title: LearningExpress.

The 30-second body : eat clean. train dirty. live hard

March 10, 2015
Rosante, Adam.
New York : Zinc Ink/Ballantine Books, [2015]
xv, 169 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"A Zinc Ink Trade Paperback Original"--T.p. verso.
Part 1. Train dirty -- Part 2. Eat clean -- Part 3. Live hard.

A comprehensive review for the certification and recertification examinations for physician assistants

March 6, 2015
Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer Health, [2015]
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"Published in collaboration with AAPA and PAEA."
Ophthalmology and otolaryngology -- Pulmonology -- Cardiology -- Hematology -- Gastroenterology -- Nephrology and urology -- Gynecology -- Obstetrics -- Rheumatology and orthopaedics (musculoskeletal system) -- Endocrinology -- Neurology -- Psychiatry -- Dermatology -- Infectious disease -- Surgery -- Geriatrics -- Pediatrics.

The upward spiral : using neuroscience to reverse the course of depression, one small change at a time

March 4, 2015
Korb, Alex.
© 2015
viii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

The no more excuses diet : 3 days to bust any excuse, 3 weeks to easy new eating habits, 3 months to total transformation

March 4, 2015
Kang, Maria.
New York : Harmony Books, 2015.
xvi, 288 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes index.

One more step : my story of living with cerebral palsy, climbing Kilimanjaro, and surviving the hardest race on earth

March 3, 2015
Paddock, Bonner.
New York : HarperOne, 2015.
288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : olor illustrations; 24cm

MCAT complete.

March 2, 2015
New York, NY : Penguin Random House, Inc.
volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm
By the staff of the Princeton Review.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

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