New Arrivals · Health & Medicine

May 23, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Superbugs : the race to stop an epidemic

May 22, 2019
McCarthy, Matt, author.
New York, New York : Avery, [2019]
290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"A New York Times bestselling author shares this exhilarating story of cutting-edge science and the race against the clock to find new treatments in the fight against the antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs"-- Provided by publisher.

Dementia caregiver guide : Teepa Snow's positive approach techniques for caregiving, Alzheimer's and other forms of dememtia

May 22, 2019
Snow, Teepa L., author.
©2012
111 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Cover title.
"Seeing the unique and precious in the progression of dementia ; helping you to acknowledge and let go of what is missing while learning to celebrate and use what remains to make life well worth living until the end of the journey."--Added title page.

Ageless : a yogi's secrets to a long and healthy life

May 22, 2019
Jois, R. Sharath, author.
©2018
xxix, 199 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.

The Jane Austen diet : Austen's secrets to food, health, and incandescent happiness

May 21, 2019
Austen, Jane, 1775-1817, author.
Nashville, Tennessee : Turner Publishing Company, [2019]
v, 276 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Prologue: "A Beginning Is Made" -- 1. Universal truths: Back to Austen's body basics -- 2. "Our Devouring Plan": A heroine's guide to food -- Austen eats: BREAD -- 3. The Pemberley meal plan -- Austen eats: SUGAR -- 4. Drinks with Jane -- Austen east: MEAT -- 5. Walk like an Elizabeth: Exercise in Austenworld -- Austen eats: CARBS -- 6. "A Taste for Nature" -- Austen eats: GARDEN STUFF -- 7. "Health and Happiness": The mind-body connection -- Epilogue: "Behold Me Immortal"
What can Jane Austen teach us about health? Prepare to have your bonnet blow... From the food secrets of "Pride and Prejudice" to the fitness strategies of "Sense and Sensibility", there's a modern health code hidden in the world's most popular romances. Join Bryan Kozlowski as he unlocks this "health and happiness" manifesto straight from Jane Austen's pen, revealing why her prescriptions for achieving total body "bloom" still matter in the 21st century. Whether that's learning how to eat like Lizzie Bennet, exercise like Emma Woodhouse, or think like Elinor Dashwood, explore how Austen's timeless body beliefs are more revelant, refreshing, and scientifically sensible now than ever before. After all, it's still truth universally acknowledged--Jane Austen's heroines don't get fat. -- back cover.

Appearance anxiety : a guide to understanding body dysmorphic disorder for young people, families and professionals

May 17, 2019
Jassi, Amita, author.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019.
83 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
What is BDD and do I have it? -- Why do people get BDD? -- The impact of BDD -- Cosmetic treatments -- The internet and social media -- Treatment for BDD -- What can families, friends, and carers do to help? -- What can schools and professionals do to help?
"The first book for teens that explains the causes and impact of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). The book is interspersed with accounts and artwork from young people with BDD, along with perspectives of their families. BDD is a debilitating mental health disorder, and this book gives advice on treatment including CBT and medication, and shows where to get help. It increases awareness, provides solidarity for people with BDD, and alerts others to key signs and symptoms so they can prevent further suffering. It also includes a short section for families and professionals on what they can do to help, making this the go-to book for professionals and families to recommend to teens, as well an invaluable resource for young people themselves"-- Provided by publisher.

ADHD : what every parent needs to know

May 17, 2019
Wolraich, Mark, author.
©2019
x, 342 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Please note -- A note on gender -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. What is ADHD? -- Chapter 2. Does my child have ADHD? Evaluation and diagnosis -- Chapter 3. What should we do? Treatment options -- Chapter 4. The role of medications -- Chapter 5. Managing ADHD at home -- Chapter 6. Parent training in behavior management: parenting techniques that work -- Chapter 7. Your child at school -- Chapter 8. Advocating for your child and others -- Chapter 9. When is it not just ADHD: identifying coexisting conditions -- Chapter 10. Complementary and alternative treatments for ADHD -- Chapter 11. ADHD in adolescence -- Chapter 12. A look at your child's future -- Index.
"Fully updated with the latest AAP recommendations, this award-winning guide offers parents balanced, reassuring information to help them manage this condition. Topics include: evaluation and diagnosis, coexisting conditions, behavior therapy, ADHD and academics, the role of medication, and complementary and alternative treatments. Parents will also find inspirational and relatable stories from other caretakers."--provided by publisher.

Aging backwards : fast track : 6 ways in 30 days to look and feel younger

May 17, 2019
Esmonde-White, Miranda, author.
New York, NY : Harper Wave, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
viii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
A 30-day anti-aging program for rapid results using the fundamental movements and principles of the bestselling Aging Backwards, featuring an accelerated program for turning back the clock. The field of aging research has exploded with new clinical findings. Many misconceptions about aging -- including the beliefs that disease, immobility, and pain are inevitable -- have been debunked. Today, we know that the choices we make, from what we eat to how much and how we move, play a critical role in healthy aging. PBS fitness personality and bestselling author Miranda Esmonde-White created her breakthrough exercise program, Essentrics, more than twenty years ago. In that time, she has helped everyone from professional athletes to breast cancer survivors to weekend warriors heal and recover from injuries using her gentle Essentric stretching and exercise method that consists of movements that engage all of the body's muscles and connective tissues. In Aging Backwards: The Fast Track, Miranda offers readers systematic workouts to supplement and accelerate the original program, along with new information on the latest anti-aging science to help keep us strong, fully mobile, and looking and feeling young. Using her 30-day fast-track program, you'll see rapid results in increased mobility, strength, flexibility, body shape, pain relief and overall health. Aging Backwards: The Fast Track empowers everyone -- young and old, athletic or sedentary -- with the information and tools to slow down the clock and keep it there.

Medical medium celery juice : the most powerful medicine of our time healing millions worldwide

May 17, 2019
William, Anthony, author.
©2019
187 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"Book 5 of the Medical Medium series"--Jacket.
Introduces celery juice's ability to create improvements on every level of our health. Includes instructions on how to make the juice, how much to drink, and when to drink it, and what to expect as your body begins to detox, plus answers to FAQs.

Brave face : a memoir

May 16, 2019
Hutchinson, Shaun David, author.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2019.
xii, 356 pages ; 22 cm

A brave face : two cultures, two families, and the Iraqi girl who bound them together

May 16, 2019
Marlowe, Barbara, author.
©2019
x, 242 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"The inspirational story of a woman who moved mountains to provide medical care for an Iraqi girl badly burned during a roadside attack, Barbara Marlowe's determination to fight for her future daughter highlights the way love can reach across both cultures and continents. Barbara Marlowe was in her fifties when she saw the photo that changed her life. It was a photo of four-year-old Teeba Furat Fadhil, whose face, head, and hands had been severely burned during a roadside bombing in the Diyala Province of Iraq when she was just nineteen months old. It was Teeba's eyes that captivated Barbara. They were wide, dark, and soulful. They seemed to cry out with a message across continents: Help me. The story of Barbara responding to that call is as inspiring as it is improbable. With a powerful faith and determination, Barbara overcame obstacle after obstacle to bring Teeba to the United States for medical treatments--and to ultimately offer a home. A Brave Face includes material written by Teeba and her Iraqi mother, Dunia, at key moments in their stories. The book also explores the connection forged between Barbara and Dunia over the past decade--a connection that has survived the strife of war and the horrors of Al-Qaeda and ISIS."-- Back cover.

Your future family : the essential guide to assisted reproduction

May 15, 2019
Bergman, Kim, 1963- author.
©2019
xix, 138 pages ; 22 cm
"Thanks to technology and marriage equality, more and more people are looking to become parents. Third party reproduction has become easier, more accessible, and more successful, yet it is a complex process. This book answers questions, both common and complex, that have not been suitably addressed in previous books"-- Provided by publisher.

Lyme disease : when ticks make you sick

May 15, 2019
Lampke, Raymond J., author.
New York, NY : Lucent Press, 2019.
104 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Removing the nails" -- Understanding Lyme disease -- The effects of Lyme disease -- Treating a complex disease -- Chronic Lyme disease debates -- Lyme prevention and future considerations.
Informs readers about Lyme disease, the steps to take if they encounter it, and how to support a loved one who contracts this disease.

The unspeakable mind : stories of trauma and healing from the frontlines of PTSD science

May 13, 2019
Jain, Shaili, 1974- author.
©2019
xxii, 388 pages ; 24 cm
Part 1. Discovering traumatic stress. The road trip with my father ; A pressing public health concern ; A brief history of trauma ; Old wine in a new bottle? From shell shock to battered women to PTSD ; Rocky roads: overdiagnosis and underrecognition -- Part 2. The Brain. A disorder of memory ; Nightmares ; Flashbacks ; An unlived life: the hidden cost of avoidance ; Denial land: when trauma memories are deeply buried ; Carrying sorrows in the blood: cortisol, epigenetics, and generational trauma ; A wildness in the bones: acute awareness and shady moods ; Dissociation: the two-thousand-yard stare -- Part 3. The Body. Bodily wounds ; A soldier's heart: PTSD and cardiac disease ; Russian roulette: the perilous bond between traumatic stress and addiction ; Broken smiles: the toxicity of childhood adversity ; Senescence: traumatic stress in late life -- Part 4. Quality of life. Complex trauma ; Intimate violence: a secret pandemic ; A danger to others: hurt people hurt other people ; Angry loving: the stubborn imprint of inner-city poverty ; The fairer sex? Rape, secondary injuries, and postpartum PTSD ; Shame: the Cinderella emotion ; The science of suicide prevention -- Part 5. Treating traumatic stress. Talking cures and beyond ; Psych meds ; Medication management ; The allure of magic bullets -- Part 6. Our world on trauma. Trauma of the masses: a wicked problem ; The 1947 partition ; War, disaster, and terror: hard-earned knowledge and lessons for the future ; An Americanization of human suffering? -- Part 7. New era: an ounce of prevention. Prevention with precision ; The golden hours ; Reaching the hard to reach: making PTSD treatment more accessible ; The power of social networks ; The science of resilience ; Afterword: a precious inheritance.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a challenging condition with a collection of possible symptomsnightmares, relentless harmful emotions (anger, fear, guilt), hypervigilance, flashbacks, and an amplified startle response. PTSD patients are at greater risk of suicide. About 80-percent of the afflicted also suffer from other psychiatric problems (depression, alcoholism, drug abuse). Some causes of PTSD are rape, combat exposure, child abuse, accidents, and fire. Psychiatrist Jain (the daughter of immigrants from India with a family history of trauma) incorporates anecdotes of her patients to help explain the etiologies, diagnoses, and treatments of PTSD. A sampling includes a woman who is sexually assaulted as a teenager and later endures her baby's SIDS death, a marine who served in Iraq and witnessed a street bombing that maimed or killed many civilians, and an individual badly injured in a car accident. The best treatment remains talk therapy (cognitive behavioral therapy), and medication (chiefly SSRI antidepressants) can be beneficial. Jain asserts that the importance of accessible treatment and early intervention for PTSD cannot be overstated, while also emphasizing the genuine healing value of empathy and simply listening.

Eat to love : a mindful guide to transforming your relationship with food, body, and life

May 13, 2019
Hollenstein, Jenna, author.
©2019
236 pages : illustration ; 23 cm
"Produced in consultation with Page Two"--Title page verso.
What is Eat to love? -- "You aren't good enough" -- A spiritual problem requires a spiritual revolution -- The paramita of generosity -- The paramita of discipline -- The paramita of patience -- The paramita of exertion -- The paramita of meditation -- The paramita of wisdom -- The rest of your life -- Appendix A: Mindful eating exercise -- Appendix B: Tonglen meditation -- Appendix C: Loving-kindness meditation for the body -- Appendix D: Resources.
Eat to Love is a joyful, non-diet approach to mindfulness, intuitive eating, and falling in love with the body you live in. In Eat to Love, nutritionist Jenna Hollenstein leads a spiritual revolution against pervasive attitudes towards food and dieting and demonstrates how to free your mind from the fear, frustration, and shame often associated with eating. Through a series of revelatory exercises, along with simple instructions for time-proven mindfulness and meditation techniques, you'll learn to identify prejudices around eating and reset your relationship with food. Eat to Love is not a diet book, not a "clean eating" manual, and not a guide to "being your best self." Rather, it is a liberating path to sanity, and to loving the body you have right now.

Breast cancer sourcebook.

May 10, 2019
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2001-
v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"Provides basic consumer health information on risk factors, prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various types of breast cancer, along with facts about coping during and after treatment. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources"--Provided by publisher.

Smoking concerns sourcebook.

May 10, 2019
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, ©2004-
volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Provides basic consumer health information about effects of nicotine use, addiction, cessation programs, and other smoking-related diseases and conditions. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher.

Pregnancy and birth sourcebook.

May 10, 2019
Detroit, Mich. : Omnigraphics, Inc., c1997-
v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"Provides basic consumer health information about the reproductive process from preconception through the postpartum period, with facts about fertility, maintaining health during pregnancy, coping with high risk pregnancies and complications, and newborn care. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources"--Provided by publisher.

Sexually transmitted diseases sourcebook.

May 10, 2019
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, Inc.
volumes ; 24 cm.
"Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, symptoms, testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases and related complications, along with facts about prevention strategies. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"-- Provided by publisher.

Waves

May 10, 2019
Chabbert, Ingrid.
Los Angeles, CA : Archaia, 2019.
86 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 25 cm
Originally published in French in 2017 by Steinkis as Écumes.
"Based on the author's own experience"--Back cover.
A young woman's attempts to have a child unfold in this tale that ebbs and flows like the sea.

Bottle of lies : the inside story of the generic drug boom

May 9, 2019
Eban, Katherine, author.
New York, NY : Ecco, [2019]
xxiv, 482 pages ; 24 cm

Leaving a legacy : lessons from the writings of Daniel Drake

May 7, 2019
Diller, Philip M., author.
©2019
xxix, 271 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Room has original binding with gilt lettering on spine and red endpapers. Wrapped in original picotorial jacket.
Man: the formative influences that shaped Drake as a person -- Citizen: how Drake impacted his community to build and shape an advancing culture -- Writer: finding a voice and style to frame and influence -- Educator: being an innovator and setting high standards for education -- Physician: a master physician with a broad understanding of the patient and practice -- Epilogue: Drake's legacy today -- Daniel Drake chronology: October 20, 1785-November 5, 1852.
"Daniel Drake's impact on the medical community has cemented a powerful legacy. Born in 1785, his research and writing helped to improve medical care, dramatically improving the wellbeing of many. As a founding organizer of the Medical College of Ohio, he has helped provide opportunities for medical education, research, and treatment that still affect lives today. In Leaving a Legacy, Phil Diller introduces readers to Drake's transformative career. Diller presents Drake's writings and provides a series of prompts, lasting insight into Drake's his key formative experiences, his passions, his interests in building culture in community, his style as a writer, his uses of writing to shape conversations, his thoughts on education and being an educator, and lastly his perceptions of the scope and work of a master physician. These humanistic qualities allow medical professionals to make universal and civic contributions within their community. Through this presentation of Drake's legacy, Diller helps readers to envision and build legacies of their own"-- Provided by publisher.

Becoming a yoga instructor

May 6, 2019
Greenwood, Elizabeth, 1983- author.
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.
132 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
A candid portrait of how some of the country's top yoga instructors have become successful teachers.

The emotion code : how to release your trapped emotions for abundant health, love, and happiness

May 3, 2019
Nelson, Bradley, author.
New York : St. Martins Essentials, 2019.
xviii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Trapped emotions -- Trapped emotions: the invisible epidemic -- The secret world of trapped emotions -- The energetic world -- Mysteries of the ancient energy healers -- Healing with magnets -- Using the emotion code -- Getting answers from the subconscious mind -- Releasing trapped emotions -- Inherited trapped emotions -- The walls around our hearts -- Surrogate testing and distance healing by proxy -- The emotion code and animals -- A brighter future -- Life without trapped emotions.

MELT performance : a step-by-step program to accelerate your fitness goals, improve balance and control, and prevent chronic pain and injuries for life

May 1, 2019
Hitzmann, Sue, author.
©2019
x, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"The MELT Method introduces a unique, scientific-based proactive training program for improving overall balance, performance, and control while preventing pain and injury. 80% of orthopedic injuries are the result of repetitive motion, not trauma or accidents. In MELT Performance, nationally recognized educator, therapist, and exercise physiologist Sue Hitzmann introduces a revolutionary program centered on neurological joint stability or Neurostrength, that will revolutionize your health and performance. The foundation of MELT Performance is stability. To stay injury free, our joints must stable before we do repetitive motions. Acquiring stability allows the body to respond to the demands of motion. It's the way we were designed to function--and allows us to move more efficiently, improve coordination, and save our joints. Knowing how to check in, restore, and reintegrate joint stability before it's compromised gives an unparalleled advantage to anyone who trains hard to perform at their best."--Provided by publisher.

Ketofast : rejuvenate your health with a step-by-step guide to timing your ketogenic meals

April 30, 2019
Mercola, Joseph, author.
Carlsbad, California : Hay House, Inc., [2019]
xviii, 191 pages ; 24 cm
Why we are sick -- The history of fasting -- Mechanisms of fasting -- Different types of fasting -- Is fasting safe? -- The dark side of fasting -- The cyclical ketogenic diet -- How to keto fast -- Monitor your progress with these lab tests -- Appendix: assessing the safety of water fasting.
Dr. Joseph Mercola, one of the world's foremost authorities on alternative health, collaborates with fasting expert Dr. Alan Goldhamer to offer a guide to optimizing health using ketogenic and fasting principles. Fasting is one of the most powerful metabolic interventions there is--one of the single best things you can do for your health. Strategically timed and planned fasts dovetail perfectly with a ketogenic diet, as they activate your body's fat-burning mode. This in turn can ward off insulin resistance, reduce oxidative stress and inflammation, optimize brain function, prevent neurological problems, support weight loss, and more. In this in-depth yet accessible guide, Dr. Joseph Mercola joins forces with fasting expert Dr. Alan Goldhamer to explore the profound health benefits that result when ketogenic living and well-planned fasting are combined. Part I of the book explains why this works, drawing on up-to-the-minute science as well as Drs. Mercola's and Goldhamer's decades of research and clinical experience. Part II shows how to put keto-fasting to work for your own health, with a specific protocol and practical guidelines to follow. Topics include: * How our food is making us sick and what we can do about it * The physiology and mechanisms of fasting, including stem cell activation * How the cyclical ketogenic diet--with fasting included--differs from the conventional keto diet * How fasting can help treat diseases from diabetes to fatty liver to Alzheimer's * And much more.

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