New Arrivals · Health & Medicine

January 15, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The back pain relief diet : the undiscovered key to reducing inflammation and eliminating pain

January 14, 2019
Sinett, Todd, author.
Bridgehampton, NY : East End Press, [2018]
viii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
"The Sinnett Solution"--Cover.

Hurry down sunshine : a father's story of love and madness

January 14, 2019
Greenberg, Michael, 1952- author.
239 pages ; 21 cm
"This international bestseller is an extraordinary family story and an exceptionally powerful memoir about coping with bipolar disorder, now with a new afterword for the ten-year anniversary edition. Michael Greenberg recounts in vivid detail the remarkable summer when, at the age of fifteen, his daughter was struck mad. It begins with Sally's sudden visionary crack-up on the streets of Greenwich Village, and continues, among other places, in the out-of-time world of a Manhattan psychiatric ward during the city's sweltering summer. It is a tale of a family broken open, then painstakingly, movingly stitched together again. Greenberg's unforgettable cast of characters includes an unconventional psychiatrist, an Orthodox Jewish patient, a manic Classics professor, a movie producer, and a landlord with literary aspirations. Unsentimental, nuanced, and deeply humane, Hurry Down Sunshine is essential reading in the literature of affliction with such classics as Girl, Interrupted and An Unquiet Mind"--Provided by publisher.

Dating and sex : a guide for the 21st century teen boy

January 11, 2019
Smiler, Andrew P., 1965-
Washington, DC : Magination Press, [2016]
288 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Dating and hooking up -- Asking someone out -- Making love last : how to have a long-term relationship -- Dating and being sexual : private relationships and public knowledge -- Consent : giving it and receiving it -- Solo sex : being sexual with yourself -- Partnered sex : being sexual with someone else -- Being sexual and being safe : protecting yourself and your partner -- Realities and stereotypes : gender roles and sexual orientation -- Looking good : body and appearance -- Puberty : physical and personal.
Presents information about dating and sex for teenage boys, including such topics as puberty, asking someone out on a date, and sexual orientation.

A retrospect of the development of American pharmacy and the American Pharmaceutical Association : an address delivered at the semi-centennial celebration of the American Pharmaceutical Association, at Philadelphia, Pa., September 11th, 1902

January 11, 2019
Hoffmann, Frederick.
[Philadelphia, PA] : [publisher not identified], [1902]
45 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
From the Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association, 1902.
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room has original paper wrappers which are detached.

The plant paradox quick and easy : the 30-day plan to lose weight, feel great, and live lectin-free

January 10, 2019
Gundry, Steven R., author.
xiii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
In Dr. Steven Gundry's breakout bestseller The Plant Paradox, readers learned the surprising truth about foods that have long been regarded as healthy. Lectins--a type of protein found in fruits, vegetables, legumes, dairy, and grains--wreak havoc on the gut, creating systemic inflammation and laying the groundwork for disease and weight gain. Avoiding lectins offers incredible health benefits but requires a significant lifestyle change--one that, for many people, can feel overwhelming. Now, in The Plant Paradox Quick and Easy, Dr. Gundry makes it simpler than ever to go lectin free. His 30-day challenge offers incentives, support, and results along with a toolkit for success. With grocery lists, meal plans, time-saving cooking strategies, all-new recipes, and guidance for families and those following specialized diets (including ketogenic and vegan), The Plant Paradox Quick and Easy is the all-in-one resource Plant Paradox fans and newcomers alike need to jumpstart results reap the health benefits of living lectin-free. --Publisher

Joy enough : a memoir

January 9, 2019
McColl, Sarah, author.
New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2019]
164 pages ; 22 cm
"From a bracingly beautiful new voice comes this life-affirming memoir of a daughter making and remaking her life in her mother's image. Sifting gingerly through memories of her late mother, brilliant newcomer Sarah McColl has penned a breathtaking tribute to the joy and pain of loving well. Even as her own marriage splinters, McColl drops everything when her mother is diagnosed with cancer, returning to the family farmhouse and laboring over elaborate meals in the hopes of nourishing her back to health. In a series of vibrant vignettes--lipstick applied, novels read, imperfect cakes baked--McColl reveals a woman of endless charm and infinite love for her unruly brood of children. Mining the dual losses of both her young marriage and her beloved mother, McColl confronts her identity as a woman, walking lightly in the footsteps of the woman who came before her and clinging fast to the joy she left behind. With candor reminiscent of classics like C. S. Lewis's A Grief Observed, Joy Enough offers a story that blooms with life"-- Provided by publisher.

Dressing on the side (and other diet myths debunked) : 11 science-based ways to eat more, stress less, and feel great about your body

January 9, 2019
London, Jaclyn.
New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 2019.
310 pages ; 24 cm.
Losing weight and feeling better shouldn't feel like a punishment. You deserve to love your routine while honing and solidifying habits that help you look and feel your best. All of this can and will be done within the context of your busier than ever lifestyle. With her extensive background in medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counseling and in the editorial setting at Good Housekeeping, London has seen it all when it comes to the struggles of understanding how and what to eat. Dressing on the side is loaded with simple, actionable strategies for prioritizing foods, eliminating the stress that accompanies food you love and cultivating confidence in your choices. The eleven chapters are inspired by the most common real life perceptions of what it takes to lose weight; London breaks what's at the heart of the issue and offers tools shortcuts and solutions that work within any scenario.

The pain companion : everyday wisdom for living with and moving beyond chronic pain

January 9, 2019
Shockley, Sarah (Sarah Anne), author.
Novato, California : New World Library, [2018]
xiv, 177 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Foreward: Pain, the unwanted gift -- Introduction -- Part 1: Pain moves in -- Part 2: The emotional life of chronic pain -- Part 3: Meditative approaches to physical pain -- Part 4: When pain is the teacher
"A holistic guide to coping with chronic pain, written by a woman suffering from Thoracic Outlet Syndrome; book aims to provide strategies for mitigating the emotional, financial, and social consequences of living with debilitating pain"-- Provided by publisher.

The disaster survival guide : how to prepare for and survive floods, fires, earthquakes, and more

January 9, 2019
Jones, Marie D., 1961- author.
Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, [2018]
xvi, 416 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Part 1: The threats : natural and man-made disasters. The worst natural disasters we've faced ; Avalanches to wildfires : the darker side of nature ; Man-made disasters -- Part 2: Readiness. What to do before it happens ; Making a plan ; Getting ready ; Learning from preppers and survivalists -- Part 3: Response. Should I stay or should I go? ; First aid, triage, and trauma ; Travel safety ; Personal safety ; Wilderness survival -- Part 4: Before, during, and after from A to Z. Preparing for and surviving emergencies and disasters ; Large-scale disasters ; Dangers in the home ; Harvey, Irma, and the Vegas massacre.
"Living in a world where most anything can happen at any time means that no one is ever completely safe. With climate change bringing more and more megastorms, longer and deeper droughts, and a rising sea level, and with other dangers out there from crime and terrorism to dangerous wildlife encounters and accidents at home and on the road, expecting the unexpected can reduce--and possibly eliminate--the damage and loss to you and your loved ones. It pays to be prepared! When catastrophe strikes, no matter how big or small, being ready and knowing how to respond can be the difference between the loss of life and survival. [This book] shows how to prepare for and respond to any crisis, man-made or natural, wherever it might occur and however small or large it might be. Using what has been learned from previous disasters, this indispensable book illustrates how others survived past crises and managed to rebuild their lives. Covering the basic needs from food, water, and first aid to shelter, security, and self-defense, this informative guide walks readers through the steps it takes to create their own personal emergency action plan. It provides a catalog of the skills, tools, and items needed to endure and overcome a variety of situations and circumstances. Plus, it provides insights into how to react and respond when disaster does strike. Critical decisions faced during an emergency are considered: whether to stay or to go, where to go, how to stay informed, and more. Truly essential, this comprehensive guide takes a clear-eyed look at what to do should the worst happen. It is essential reading during these volatile times."--Back cover.

Am I dying?! : a complete guide to your symptoms -- and what to do next

January 8, 2019
Kelly, Christopher R., author.
New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]
xii, 337 pages ; 21 cm
Includes index.
Introduction -- Head and neck -- Chest and back -- Belly -- Lady parts -- Gentleman parts -- Bathroom trouble -- Arms and legs -- Skin and hair -- Postscript: Turns out you're fine.
Most new symptoms turn out to be minor issues, but if you have one, how worried should you be. The authors walk you through the most common symptoms and provide helpful, conversational guidance on what to do. Organized in a humorous, easy-to-access format and packed with practical information and expert advice, this book is an essential resource for your household. -- adapted from back cover summary.

Better balance for life : banish the fear of falling with simple activities added to your everyday routine

January 8, 2019
Clements, Carol (Personal trainer), author.
New York : The Experiment, [2018]
viii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"A 10-week plan"--Cover.
As you age, stumbling blocks are everywhere: the bottom step, the roadside curb, and even the living room carpet. But you don't have to live in fear of falling. With Better Balance for Life, you will learn all-new, simple activities to help you build strength and increase flexibility to improve your balance! In this ten-week program, personal trainer Carol Clements shows you effortless moves to slide into your everyday routine. Already brushing your teeth? Try standing on one foot while touching the counter to build stability. Watching TV? Learn how to extend your toes and flex your ankle to develop more nimble feet--and greater mobility. With four new activities each week, building better balance is fun and easy. By the end, you, too, will be marching with your eyes closed!

Parenting children with mental health challenges : a guide to life with emotionally complex kids

January 8, 2019
Vlock, Deborah, author.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
xx, 177 pages ; 24 cm
Introduction -- How do you know your child has a mental health disorder? -- At home with mental illness/mental illness at home -- When you must get out and about -- When school makes your kid sick(er) -- Maintaining your healthy relationships, ditching the toxic ones -- The key to better access and care may be at the tip of your tongue -- Afterword.
Drawing on her own experiences and those of other parents, plus tips from mental health professionals, Vlock suggests ways of parenting smarter, partnering better, and living more fully and less fearfully in the shadow of childhood psychiatric illness. Offers overwhelmed readers guidance, solidarity, and hope.

Guide to getting it on : unzipped!

January 8, 2019
Joannides, Paul (Paul N.), author.
624 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Introduction -- Beginning -- Romance -- Kissing -- Importance of getting naked -- On the penis -- Semen confidential -- Fun with a foreskin -- Hypospadias -- Balls, balls, balls -- Prostate & male pelvic underground -- What's inside a girl -- Population in the trillions -- Hymen -- Nipples, nipples, nipples -- Ultimate tenderness -- Orgasms, sunsets & hand grenades -- Orgasm talk -- Consent -- Zen of finger fucking -- Handjobs - different strokes for different blokes -- Doing yourself in your partner's presence -- Oral sex -- vulvas & honey pots -- Oral sex - popsicles & penises -- Condoms - for the ride of your life -- Concerns about sex lube -- Horizontal jogging - intercourse -- Surfing the crimson wave -- Playing with yourself -- Oscillator, generator, vibrator, dildo -- Up your bum - anal sex -- Sex fantasies -- Fairy pornmother -- Porndoggie's dirty dozen -- When women watch porn -- How the Internet killed the plumber in porn -- Bye bye v-card -- losing your virginity -- Sex when you move back home -- Sex with a co-worker -- Casual sex -- Threesomes -- Double penetration -- Between vanilla and kink -- Kinky corner - spanking and more -- Sexual orientation -- Premature ejaculation: when your penis has ADHD -- Delayed ejaculation -- Dead wood. Boner down! -- Damn that hurts - when sex is painful -- Pill, your sex drive & depression -- Good sex after bad - rape & abuse -- God, sex and goodbye! -- Free chapters at -- Index.
Covers many aspects of adult human sexuality, with a brief historical and educational overview of the body and detailed descriptions of various techniques, acts, and fantasies.

The inflamed mind : a radical new approach to depression

January 7, 2019
Bullmore, Edward T., author.
New York, N.Y. : Picador, 2019.
xv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Daring to think differently -- Root canal blues -- Neuro-immunology and immuno-psychiatry what does an inflamed mind look like? -- The revolution will not be televised -- The workings of the immune system -- Inflammation and infection -- Location, location, location -- Communication: the medium is the message -- Rapid rebuttal and learning -- Auto-immunity: the flip side -- Hiding in plain sight -- It's depressing being ill -- The cogito, God, and the machine -- A long shadow -- Mrs P is not alone -- A bona fide blockbuster -- The Cartesian blind spot -- Melancholia after Descartes -- From black bile to MDD -- A cross to bear -- Super-shrink -- Dancing in the sanatorium -- The golden age -- Farcical serotonin -- Bereft of biomarkers -- How? -- Extraordinary claims demand extraordinary evidence -- A stubborn fact -- Causes must come first -- The Berlin wall in the brain -- Inflamed brains -- Why? -- What could make you inflamed (and depressed)? -- Flaming stressed -- Causal chains and cycles -- Ultimately, the answer must always be Darwin -- A savannah survival story -- So what? -- Medical apartheid -- Could it be different already? -- Market failure -- Beyond blockbusters: better but not bigger than Prozac -- Alzheimer's disease and the yin and yang of microglia -- Schizophrenia and auto-intoxication.
"In this game-changing book, University of Cambridge Professor of Psychiatry Edward Bullmore reveals the breakthrough new science on the link between depression and inflammation of the body and brain. He explains how and why we now know that mental disorders can have their root cause in the immune system, and outlines a future revolution in which treatments could be specifically targeted to break the vicious cycle of stress, inflammation and depression. The Inflamed Mind goes far beyond the clinic and the lab, representing a whole new way of looking at how mind, brain and body all work together in a sometimes misguided effort to help us survive in a hostile world. It offers insights into the story of Western medicine, how we have got it wrong as well as right in the past, and how we could start getting to grips with depression and other mental disorders much more effectively in the future"-- Provided by publisher.

What you must know about Hashimoto's disease : restoring thyroid health through traditional and complementary medicine ; a practical guide to identifying symptoms & understanding thyroid testing & treatments

January 7, 2019
Henderson, Brittany Bohinc, author.
Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, [2019]
xi, 258 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Thyroid basics -- An overview of thyroid disease -- Hashimoto's thyroiditis -- Hashimoto's thyroiditis and other autoimmune diseases -- Understanding thyroid blood tests -- The role of thyroid imaging -- Fine needle aspiration biopsy and molecular testing -- Thyroid replacement medication -- Hashimoto's disease and your diet -- Hashimoto's and nutritional supplements -- Environmental exposures and Hashimoto's -- Reducing Hashimoto?s flares and optimizing thyroid levels -- Definitive therapies: radioactive iodine, ethanol ablation, and surgery -- Moving forward.
"What You Must Know About Hashimoto's Disease is a comprehensive, accessible guide to the thyroid disorder, including symptoms, testing, and treatment"-- Provided by publisher.

Sober curious : the blissful sleep, greater focus, limitless presence, and deep connection awaiting us all on the other side of alcohol

January 4, 2019
Warrington, Ruby, author.
New York, NY : HarperOne, 2019.
229 pages ; 24 cm.
How different would our lives be if we stopped drinking on autopilot? If we stopped drinking altogether? Really different, it turns out. Really better. Frank, funny, and always judgment free, Sober Curious is a bold guide to choosing to live hangover-free, from Ruby Warrington, one of the leading voices of the new sobriety movement.

Put your best face forward : the ultimate guide to skincare from Acne to anti-aging

January 3, 2019
Lee, Sandra, Dr., 1970- author.
277 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
The author presents an entertaining, comprehensive, illustrated skin care guide. Offers essential information on skin care, whether you're hitting adolescence or the middle years--including acne treatments, anti-aging advice, step-by-step tutorials, quizzes, prevention, and tips.

The Warner boys : our family's story of autism and hope

January 3, 2019
Warner, Ana.
New York : Little A, [2018]
xiv, 186 pages ; 22 cm
The diagnosis -- Coal country to the NFL -- On bended knee -- Ryan Warner never cried -- The Warner boys -- Now what? -- Fighting back -- Our own private island -- Ending it ... -- Puberty was a nightmare -- She's one tough cookie -- The house is on fire -- When the smoke cleared -- Big brother -- A light in the dark -- Finding our way -- Trials and errors -- The costs -- Accentuating the positives -- Tested by fire -- Austin and Christian as young men -- Warners at work -- Recovery and controversy -- The next chapter -- You are not alone.
"An emotional, revealing memoir of one family's life in seclusion--and the love, strength, and faith it took to save it. Seahawks star running back Curt Warner and his wife, Ana, were prominent figures in Seattle in the early 1990s. When they dropped from the public eye after Curt's retirement, everyone assumed it was for a simpler life. But the reality behind their seclusion was a secret they hid from even their closest friends: their twins, Austin and Christian, had been diagnosed with severe autism...Now after years of silence, the Warners share their inspiring journey from stardom and success to heartbreaking self-imposed isolation. Above all, it's a story of the life-changing truth that love for family and each other--no matter how challenged--is the path to healing and peace..."--from dust jacket front flap.

Undo it! : how simple lifestyle changes can reverse most chronic diseases

January 2, 2019
Ornish, Dean, author.
New York : Ballantine Books, [2019]
506 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
It works! -- Why it works-a unified theory of health and healing -- The lifestyle medicine revolution -- Eat well -- Move more -- Stress less -- Love more -- Ornish kitchen/true love recipes.

What to eat when : a strategic plan to improve your health and life through food

January 2, 2019
Roizen, Michael F., author.
352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"NY Times best-selling author Dr. Michael Roizen reveals how the food choices you make each day--and when you make them--can affect your health, your energy, your sex life, your waistline, your attitude, and the way you age. What if eating two cups of blueberries a day could prevent cancer? If drinking a kale-infused smoothie could counteract missing an hour's worth of sleep? When is the right time of day to eat that chocolate chip cookie? And would you actually drink that glass of water if it meant skipping the gym? This revolutionary guide reveals how to use food to enhance our personal and professional lives--and increase longevity to boot. What to Eat When is not a diet book. Instead, acclaimed internist Michael Roizen and certified physician Michael Crupain offer readers choices that benefit them the most--whether it's meals to help them look and feel younger or snacks that prevent diseases--based on the science that governs them"-- Provided by publisher.

Childhood speech and language disorders : supporting children and families on the path to communication

December 31, 2018
Ducharme, Suzanne M., author.
xii, 179 pages ; 24 cm
pt. 1. Welcome to the journey -- Alphabet soup and seeing your child in context -- Communication development -- Assessment of speech and language disorders -- An overview of speech sound disorders -- An overview of language disorders -- pt. II. The parent experience -- Finding the new normal : moving forward and taking charge -- Brining it all together : looking ahead -- Lessons I have learned -- Appendix A: Speech sound development -- Appendix B: Channeling your emotions.
"Communication is one of life's most fundamental joys, yet one often taken for granted until it is lost or fails to develop. Yet for millions of children each year, the skills that encompass communication stall or do not emerge at all. Even a mild disorder or temporary interruption in development can have long-term effects and results in serious and far-reaching deficits that touch every aspect of a child's life. Each year, millions of children and their families join the ranks of those who are navigating a life they never expected, and frequently feel they are unable to take on. While it is critical to address the child's deficits with supports and specific interventions, it is equally important to directly address the impact on the family, from the marital relationship to the well-being of siblings. With a warm and compassionate approach, Suzanne Ducharme provides parents with comprehensive information about speech and language development and the intervention process, but also delves deeply into the fears, concerns, and questions that every parent faces when something goes wrong. She provides families with information and resources, but also support and perspective. Using real stories throughout, Ducharme is able to illustrate the range of difficulties, challenges, and triumphs of families who love and support children with speech and language issues."--Publisher's description.

Childhood speech, language, and listening problems : what every parent should know

December 31, 2018
Hamaguchi, Patricia McAleer, 1959-
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2010.
vi, 314 pages ; 24 cm
What is speech? -- What is language? -- What is listening? -- How do children learn to communicate? -- Speech, language, and listening milestones -- When to get help -- Warning signs to look for -- Whom to see -- Where to go -- The evaluation (aka the assessment) -- Special considerations : testing infants and preschoolers -- The numbers used to measure performance -- After the evaluation: using public school services in the United States -- Options for speech and language therapy -- Stuttering -- Common pronunciation problems -- Common voice problems -- Toddlers and preschoolers with delayed speech or language -- When learning new words comes slowly : vocabulary problems -- The "him not talkin' right" child : morphological and syntax problems -- The "whatchamacallit, um, thing over there" child : a word retrieval problem -- The "I don't know how to explain it" child : sequencing, referential, and divergent language problems -- Social language and playing: when something's not right -- The "What? Did you say something? child : a central auditory processing problem -- The "I forgot what you said" child : an auditory memory problem -- The "I don't understand what I'm supposed to do" child : a language processing problem (aka receptive language delay) -- Common causes of speech, language, and listening problems -- Autism, cerebral palsy, hearing impairment, and other special conditions.
A comprehensive guide for helping children overcome language and speech problems that offers advice on recognizing common disorders, choosing a specialist, understanding the various methods of treatment, and other related topics.

Dancing with cancer : using transformational art, meditation and a joyous mindset to face the challenge

December 28, 2018
Erel, Judy, author.
London : Watkins, 2018.
xiii, 194 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
"Dancing with Cancer focuses on the creation of a positive and proactive mindset with which to face the specific challenges and stages of cancer. It combines the author’s own experience of using what she calls Thought Work (including creative self-expression, healing energy work and meditation) with conventional cancer treatment in order to connect her intentions for healing to the everyday reality of a diagnosis of incurable bone-marrow cancer. The book offers guidance and inspiration not only to cancer sufferers as they undergo the various stages of treatment but also to those supporting them, enabling them to understand better the experience of the cancer patient as well as the possibilities of mind and body empowerment" --provided by publisher.

The DASH diet Mediterranean solution : the best eating plan to control your weight and improve your health for life

December 26, 2018
Heller, Marla, author.
viii, 264 pages ; 24 cm
The DASH diet has been a staple of the dieting world, recommended by doctors, nutritionists, and crowned the US News and World Report's #1 best diet for 8 years in a row. But popular tastes and medical guidelines have evolved, and The Dash Diet Mediterranean Solution presents a new approach to the time tested diet program that highlights the benefits of whole foods. Marla Heller, MS RD has overhauled the DASH plan to reflect the latest, cutting-edge research on hypertension, diabetes, depression, and other health issues that impact millions of Americans. Meal planning gets a new focus on unprocessed foods (less sugar free jello, more fresh fruits!), seafood options, and even a whole section examining vegan and vegetarian choices. Filled with four weeks of menus and tons of strategies and research, the Dash Diet Mediterranean Solution offers readers a new approach to their best health the DASH diet way.

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