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Fat Book (USED)

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Over the past ten years, many studies have directly linked a high-fat diet to hypertension, cancer, heart attack, stroke, and other degenerative diseases. Now nutrition-conscious readers no longer need be in the dark. The book contains the largest listing of foods among any available book on fats--over 20,000 entries.

Fat-Free Cooking (USED)

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Feeling Good the New Mood Therapy (USED)

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The good news is that anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and other "black holes" of depression can be cured without drugs. In Feeling Good, eminent psychiatrist, David D. Burns, M.D., outlines the remarkable, scientifically proven techniques that will immediately lift your spirits and help you develop a positive outlook on life. Now, in this updated edition, Dr. Burns adds an All-New Consumer′s Guide To Anti-depressant Drugs as well as a new introduction to help answer your questions about the many options available for treating depression.

- Recognise what causes your mood swings

- Nip negative feelings in the bud

- Deal with guilt

- Handle hostility and criticism

- Overcome addiction to love and approval

- Build self-esteem

- Feel good everyday

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Fibromyalgia & Chronic Myofascial Pain; A Survival Manual (USED)

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This classic survival manual offers you the first comprehensive patient guide for managing the common but often misdiagnosed conditions of fibromyalgia and chronic myofascial pain. The management techniques found in Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain include targeted bodywork for painful trigger points and strategies to help you cope with the chronic pain, sleep problems, and numbing effects of 'fibrofog' that occur as a result of the disease.

This edition includes coverage of promising new research on the causes of fibromyalgia, evaluation of new treatments, complete discussions of special issues for women and men, and the latest information on medication. It includes a popular provider index, which can help you select those practitioners who will take your complaints seriously and offer knowledgeable treatment advice.

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First Fruit (USED)

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In 1994 a little biotech firm called Calgene introduced the Flavr Savr (TM) tomato, the first genetically engineered food ever brought to market. Like most scientists working in agricultural biotechnology, the people who created the Flavr Savr (TM) hoped eventually to develop more important crops, ones that would be higher yielding or insect and disease resistant, thus enabling farmers to feed more people and reduce their dependence on dangerous chemicals. But the people at Calgene knew that before genetic engieering could reform high-tech agriculture, it would first have to achieve acceptance by the public.
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Food Can Fix It

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Includes the 21-Day Weight Loss Jumpstart!
Improve your life through your diet with a friendly, non-punishing, and completely authoritative approach to harnessing the healing power of food from Dr. Mehmet Oz, America's #1 authority on health and well-being.

What if you had an effortless way to improve your mood, heal your body, lose weight, and feel fantastic? What if a cure for everything from fatigue to stress to chronic pain lay at your fingertips? In his groundbreaking new book, Dr. Oz reveals how every meal, snack, and bite we take holds the solution to our health problems.

In a world of endless choices, determining what to eat and when to eat it can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be this way. In Food Can Fix It, Dr. Oz lays out a simple, easy-to-follow blueprint for harnessing the healing power of food. Through simple modifications and a meal plan filled with nutrient-rich superfoods, Dr. Oz explains how to kickstart weight loss, improve your energy, decrease inflammation, and prevent or alleviate a host of other common conditions--all without medication. His plan also includes stress-free, healthy, and delicious recipes and appealing full-color photographs that show just how easy it can be to improve your well-being through the food you eat. Drawing on responses from thousands of readers of The Good Life, Dr. Oz's popular, prize-winning magazine, Food Can Fix It is the ultimate guide to eating for health, and the ticket to living your best life, starting today.

Foster Children in a Life Course Perspective (USED)

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Foundations of Education (USED)

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Freedom From Back-aches (USED)

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Garlic (USED)

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This fully illustrated comprehensive 12-book series provides the reader with detailed information on each of the 12 natural cures presented. Sections in each book such as, Conditions and Doses, Re-Thinking Medication, Treatment Know-How, Science Talk and Grow-It-Yourself, offer a complete introduction to the values, practices and benefits of alternative medicine.
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Getting Pregnant When You Thought You Couldn't (USED)

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This fully revised and updated edition features the latest research and Web site information on new fertility medications, modern In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) techniques, and recent developments in third-party procedures.

Got Pain? Easy Remedies from Head to Toe (USED)

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Grave Expectations

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Have you ever been at a funeral, turned to the person sitting with you and said, "I never want you to do this to me. When the time comes, remember I'd like ..." Well, this is a book to collect those thoughts so you can put them down and forget about them -- knowing they are expressed for the right people to see and act on at the appropriate time.

Everybody's going to die. Nobody gets out alive. Death is the one thing you can absolutely count on. Why then are people so reluctant to plan for it?

Full of humorous and poignant funeral stories and first-person accounts, Grave Expectations - Planning "The End" Like There's No Tomorrow, like the perennially popular wedding planners that line the shelves of every bookstore, is the ultimate handbook, packed with creative suggestions for realizing one's final wishes. This is a book that gives people permission to memorialize their lives on their own terms and in their own ways. This is a lively book about preparing for death; it's not a book to be afraid of. Who knew arranging a funeral could be fun?

Great Health Hints & Handy Tips (USED)

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Reader's Digest provides quick information on more than 4,000 topics relating to health, well-being, and medical issues. Complete with more than 1,000 color illustrations and 11 sections, this book contains the most-up-to-date information from such prestigious sources as the Johns Hopkins, Berkeley, and Harvard medical newsletters.

Growing Younger (USED)

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Guide to Managing Arthritis (USED)

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Hands of Light: A Guide to Healing through the Human Energy Field (USED)

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With the clarity of a physicist and the compassion of a gifted healer with fifteen years of professional experience observing 5,000 clients and students, Barbara Ann Brennan presents the first in-depth study of the human energy field for people who seek happiness, health and their full potential.

Our physical bodies exist within a larger "body," a human energy field or aura, which is the vehicle through which we create our experience of reality, including health and illness. It is through this energy field that we have the power to heal ourselves.

This energy body -- only recently verified by scientists, but long known to healers and mystics -- is the starting point of all illness. Here, our most powerful and profound human interactions take place, the precursor and healer of all physiological and emotional disturbances.

Hands of Light is your guide to a new wholeness. It offers:

- A new paradigm for the human, in health, relationship, and disease
- An understanding of how the human energy field looks, functions, is disturbed, healed, and interacts with friends and lovers.
- Training in the ability to see and interpret auras
- Medically verified case studies of healing people from all walks of life with a variety of illnesses.
- Guidelines for healing the self and others.
- The author's personal and intriguing life adventure which gives us a model for growth, courage and possibilities for expanded consciousness

Happiness: The Key to Success (Book Four)

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Happiness: The Key to Success (Book One & Two)

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Happiness: The Key to Success (Book Three)

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Heal Arthritis the Edgar Cayce Approach (USED)

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Beyond pills and potions, there is a way to subdue this often-debilitating disease, says the author, a student and advocate of the Cayce readings. This book examines physical conditions that contribute to arthritis and what can be done to eliminate them, including mental and spiritual courses of action.
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Healing Herbs; The Ultimate Guide to the Curative Power of Nature's Medicines (USED)

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"The Healing Herbs" provides the information you need to use the earth's wonderful bounty of medicinal plants confidently, effectively, and above all, safely. It examines 100 of the most widely used, most easily available, most familiar, and most fascinating medicinal plants, tracing their history, folklore, and healing properties, and summarizing the latest scientific research on their many benefits. "The Healing Herbs" also explains where to find the herbs, how to take them, store and prepare them, even how to grow them.

The "Healing Herbs" also includes an easy-to-use A-to-Z herb encyclopedia, plus a section titled Prevention and Treatment: A Fast-action Guide to Using the Healing Herbs, including: Conditions--from ear infection to stress, A-to-Z conditions and the herbs you can use to treat and prevent specific symptoms and diseases; Healing Actions--from antibiotic to sedative, an A-to-Z list of medicinal uses with herbs as a natural alternative to certain medicines; Other Uses--some unusual uses for the healing herbs, for example as insect repellent or memory improvement. Both Conditions and Healing Actions include special precautions about certain herbs, whether in preparation, long-term use, or short-term effects.

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Healing Journeys; The Power of Rubenfeld Synergy 40 Personal Stories of Successes Achieved Through This Mind-Body Approach (USED)

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Healing Visualizations: Creating Health Through Imagery (USED)

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The comprehensive guide to imagery therapy for: the common cold, bone fractures, arthritis, hypertension, headaches, asthma, infertility, depression, pms, anxiety, obesity, and much more

For years it has been widely known that the mind exerts a tremendous influence on our physical well-being--often determining the difference between health and disease. In Healing Visualizations, Dr. Gerald Epstein, a psychiatrist and pioneer in waking dream therapy, provides a new vision of how the mind can help heal the body through the power of "imaginal medicine."

Developed over fifteen years of clinical practice, Dr. Epstein's safe, potent techniques for tapping the mind's healing energy enable us to influence our own health with remarkably fast, positive results. More than seventy-five exercises cover specific health problems form common ailments such as allergies, colds, backaches, headaches, and arthritis to life-threatening illnesses such as heart disease and cancer. Each exercise takes just one to five minutes. And there are special visualizations for overall wellness that you can personalize to fit your own daily health and fitness needs.

A revolutionary and inspiring program, Healing Visualizations is a major contribution to understanding, restoring, and maintaining the healthful unity of body and mind.

Healing With Vitamins (USED)

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Healing with Whole Foods (USED)

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A guide to health, diet, alternative medicine, and natural food presentation teaches readers how to apply Chinese medicine and the five-element theory to a contemporary diet and treat illness and nervous disorders through diet.
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Healing Yourself With Foot Reflexology (USED)

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Mildred Carter's reflexology techniques are designed to rub, press, pull and massage away illness. In this revised edition, she and her daughter present foot-massage techniques which aim to increase physical and mental energy, and achieve quick, natural relief from many common health problems.

Health Care Ethics (USED)

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An ideal introduction to health care ethics for students who are unfamiliar with the subject area. Author-ethicists Michael Panicola, David Belde, John Paul Slosar, and Mark Repenshek have crafted a text grounded in rich theological and philosophical traditions and presented in an engaging manner. This text provides students with an understanding of the foundational aspects of health care ethics and leads them into a discussion of contemporary issues through the use of timely and challenging case studies. A unique focus on discernment and decision making brings the material to life for students.
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Health Care Ethics: A Comprehensive Christian Resource (USED)

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Founded on in-depth biblical studies and perceptive theological perspective, James Thobaben's book has given us a comprehensive treatment of the myriad ethical issues involved in health care. He addresses topics such as
  • the nature of evangelical faith
  • understanding illness
  • family caring
  • the role of health-care providers
  • institutional considerations
  • ethical issues related to reproduction
  • death and dying
  • Thobaben guides us into the realm of ethical discernment and decision-making by grasping the interconnections between health care in its various dimensions with the whole of true Christian living. If you are a student or pastor, or serving in the health-care professions, this monumental resource is for you.

    Health Care Revolt

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    Today's deliberations about a revamped health care system are stuck--in need of fresh analysis and a new vision. Health Care Revolt sets out to provide just that and at a most propitious time in U.S. history. Dr. Michael Fine's manifesto frames the questions more expansively than others before him and offers an impassioned road map for a nation confused about which health care direction to travel. The crux of Dr. Fine's argument is that the U.S. has put the fate of its health care in the so-called marketplace, where the few profit from the public's ill health and accelerate the erosion of democracy in the process. Health Care Revolt looks around the world for examples of health care systems that are effective and affordable, pictures such a system for the U.S., and creates a practical playbook for a revolution to protect health and strengthen democracy.
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    Health hrough Balance: An Introduction to Tibetan Medicine (USED)

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    "The best work on Tibetan medicine ever to appear in English" (Dr. Barry Clark). Dr. Yeshi Donden served for over two decades as the personal physician to H.H. the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India, where he also re-established the Tibetan Medical Center.
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    Healthy Aging (USED)

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    "Spontaneous Healing ." . . "Eight Weeks to Optimum Health . . . Eating Well for Optimum Health . . . The Healthy Kitchen"-in each of his widely acclaimed, best-selling books, Dr. Andrew Weil has been an authoritative and companionable guide through a uniquely effective combination of traditional and nontraditional approaches to health and healthy living. Now he gives us a book about aging that is unlike any other in the breadth and depth of its information and understanding. Hugely informative, practical, and uplifting, it is infused with the engaging candor and common sense that have been the hallmarks of all his books.
    At the heart of "Healthy Aging" is Dr. Weil's belief that although aging is an irreversible process, there are myriad things we can do to keep our minds and bodies in good working order through all phases of life. To that end, he draws on the new science of biogerentology (the biology of aging) as well as on the secrets of healthy longevity- diet, activity, and attitude-that he has gathered firsthand from cultures around the world.
    In Part One-"The Science and Philosophy of Healthy Aging"-he explains how the body ages, and he explores the impact of gender, genes, environment, and lifestyle on an individual's experience and perception of the process of aging. He describes the various would-be elixirs of life extension-herbs, hormones, and antiaging "medicines"-separating myth from fact and clearly delineating the difference between the spurious notions of preventing or reversing the process of aging and the real possibilities of inhibiting or delaying the onset of diseases that become more likely as we age. He writes movingly about the ways in which an acceptance of aging can be a significant part of doing it well, and of recognizing and appreciating the great rewards of growing older: depth and richness of experience, complexity of being, serenity, wisdom, and its own kind of power and grace.
    In Part Two-"How to Age Gracefully"-Weil details an easy-to-implement Anti-inflammatory Diet that will protect the immune system and aid your body in resisting and adapting to the changes that time brings. And he provides extensive practical advice on exercise; preventive health care; stress management; physical, mental, and emotional flexibility; and spiritual enhancement-all of which can help you achieve and maintain the best health throughout the lifelong process of aging.
    "Healthy Aging"-a book for people of "all" ages-is Andrew Weil's most important and far-reaching book yet.
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    Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child (USED)

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    The child care classic is now totally revised and updated as Dr. Weissbluth, a leading researcher on sleep and children, promotes a revolutionary program to ensure healthy, happy sleep for a child--both at night and during equally important daytime naps. He offers dozens of anecdotes and new case histories of children with various sleep disorders and the prescribed methods of therapy.

    Heart Failure (USED)

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    His hard-hitting investigative reporting has glavanized media attention on the controversy over the dangers of cholesterol and the risks of bypass surgery. No, Thomas Moore takes an unblinking, scrupulous survey of the big business of coronary care, showing how treatment benefits are exaggerated, risks not fully disclosed, and research results manipulated. Serial sales to The Atlantic and The Los Angeles Times.

    Herbal Aphrodisiacs from World Sources (USED)

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    Homeopathy for Health and Well-Being (USED)

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    A clear and practical guide to homeopathy, its history, uses, and benefits. Easy-to-follow instructions and helpful photographs.

    How to Get Rid of the Poisons in Your Body (USED)

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    Human Sexuality Diversity in Contemporary America (USED)

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    "Human Sexuality: Diversity in Contemporary America" is a pioneering text in many ways. The first text to achieve a full integration of cutting-edge research with a contemporary ""sex-positive"" approach, it also strives to represent the modern, diverse world that students encounter outside the classroom. Both within the text itself and throughout the exemplary art and photo program, the focus is on inclusion. Written by a leading sexuality researcher and experienced teachers of the human sexuality course, Human Sexuality has been lauded by students and instructors alike for providing the most integrated and non-judgmental view of sexual orientation available. This modern theme, along with the thorough coverage of sexuality and the media, engaging writing style, and biopsychosocial orientation, make the text a perennial best-seller. The new sixth edition builds on these strengths and adds updated information, a new design, and a highly crafted resource program to make the book more useful than ever.
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    HypnoBirthing: The Mongan Method (USED)

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    "Move over, Lamaze. HypnoBirthers say their form of deep relaxation takes the panting and pain out of labor."
    -Time Magazine

    HypnoBirthing(R) A Celebration of Life

    Childbirth is not something to be feared; it is a natural expression of life. With HypnoBirthing, your pregnancy and childbirth will become the gentle, life-affirming process it was meant to be.

    In this easy-to-understand guide, HypnoBirthing founder Marie Mongan explodes the myth of pain as a natural accompaniment to birth. She proves through sound medical information that it is not our bodies but our culture that has made childbirth a moment of anguish, and that when we release the fear of birth, a fear that is keeping our bodies tense and closed, we will also release the pain.

    HypnoBirthing is nature, not manipulation. It relaxes the mind in order to let the body work as it is designed. The HypnoBirthing exercises--positive thinking, relaxation, visualization, breathing and physical preparation--will lead to a happy and comfortable pregnancy, even if you are currently unsure of an intervention-free birth. Your confidence, trust and happy anticipation will in turn lead to the peaceful, fulfilling and bonding birth that is your right as a mother.

    More than 10,000 happy couples have had their lives changed for the better by HypnoBirthing. More than 500 news organizations--including Good Morning America, The Today Show, Dateline, The Richard & Judy Show, Time, Newsweek, Parenting and Better Homes & Gardens--have joined the movement for better birthing.

    Why is HypnoBirthing changing the way the world gives birth? That's simple. Because it works.

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    Illustrated Encyclopedia of Healing Remedies; Over 1000 Natural Remedies for the Prevention, Treatment, and Cure of Common Ailments and Conditions (USED)

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    Encompassing a range of alternative and natural remedies for the prevention, treatment and cure of common ailments, this reference book provides information on essential oils, flower remedies, vitamins and minerals with guidelines on how to use them to promote physical and mental well-being. C. Norman Shealy's comprehensive and authoritative guide contains much of what you need to know about healing with complementary and alternative techniques and therapies. With detailed sections covering ayurveda, Chinese herbal medicine, traditional home and folk remedies, homeopathy, aromatherapy, flower remedies, vitamins and minerals, and herbalism, this quick reference family guide includes: the history and background to each therapy; descriptions of the most useful remedies; a comprehensive list of ailments with suggested treatments; alternative first aid remedies; and how to stock a home healing medicine chest.
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    Imperial Secrets of Health and Longevity (USED)

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    The 14 secrets of longevity of the Qing Dynasty Emperor, Qian Long, cover all aspects of living long and healthy life. This book offers Qian Long's sage advice on the role of diet, exercise, relaxation, emotions, sex, and environment in achieving long life and good health. This traditional Chinese medical theory includes self-massage, stretching, and qi gong exercise as well as how to use Chinese tonic herbs.
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    Infertility: A Survival Guide for Couples and Those Who Love Them (USED)

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    With perfect hindsight, Dake gives practical insights for infertile couples on surviving holidays, relating to well-meaning family and friends, working through infertility's strain on a marriage, and deciding whether to continue to pursue parenthood. "Infertility" encompasses relevant medical issues, fertility options, and adoption.

    Intensive Caring: New Hope for High Risk Pregnancy (USED)

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    Is This What Other Women Feel Too? (USED)

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    June Akers Seese's second novel is about books and the people who read them: it's about a rare-book dealer and his mistress, set in that era when words like "mistress" were still used, and recalling the years when Lenny Bruce, Edith Piaf, and Freud might share the same paragraph in an after-hours night spot. Seese writes movingly, tightly, without recourse to adjectives, from the gut and to the gut.

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    Joey Green's Incredible Country Store Potions, Notions, and Elixers of the Past (USED)

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    To wander through the pages of Joey Green's Incredible Country Store is to experience the innocence and warmth of a bygone era. In this treasury of tips, recipes, and make-it-yourself concoctions, you will discover which country-store gadgets and gizmos have stood the test of time-and which are now collectors' items. You'll find recipes for homemade soaps, candles, perfumes, elixirs, and candies; directions on how to make those wonderful old wooden toys; and illustrations of those confounding brainteaser puzzles from the Ozarks.

    Some other treats that await you include:
    - Secret formulas for old-time, brand-name products you can make at home-for just pennies. Make your own Chanel No. 5, Chap Stick, Play-Dough, Tiger Balm, and more

    - The history, lore, and strange facts behind famous country-store brands and the stores themselves

    - Dozens of Joey Green's trademark wacky facts thrown in for good measure--Did you know that Melanie's pregnancy in Gone with the Wind, when calculated by the dates of the Civil War battles mentioned, lasted 21 months? That collectors value some old Cracker Jack prizes as high as $7,000? That originally the cream filling in Oreo cookies was made with pork lard?

    Crammed with vintage advertisements and 357 photographs of curiosities from the past, Joey Green's Incredible Country Store has irresistible retro appeal-and makes a great gift!

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    Joy of Reflexology (USED)

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    The ancient Chinese technique of reflexology is growing rapidly in popularity around the world. Author Ann Gillanders, one of the foremost leaders of the reflexology movement, presents a clear, step-by-step guide to this classic art of healing. Illustrated in full color throughout, The Joy of Reflexology shows how to relax, tone, stimulate, and strengthen the whole mind-body system. Ann Gillanders demonstrates how reflex zones on the hands and feet mirror the body's health. By applying finger pressure on the hands and feet, anyone can learn to counter stress, relieve pain, and combat ailments. Reflexology is an ideal therapy, as it is safe, requires no equipment, and can be done anytime, anyplace. In this practical, hands-on guide you'll find: Complete healing sessions using hand and foot reflexology, with point-by-point illustrations and captions Effective ways to overcome tension and stress Techniques for relieving back pain Treatments for digestive problems Methods to reduce stiffness in joints Feet relaxation exercises Detailed color maps of the reflex zones and reflex points on the hands and feet A chart of reflexology points for treating common ailments.

    Kava Relax Your Muscles and Your Mind (USED)

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    This fully illustrated comprehensive 12-book series provides the reader with detailed information on each of the 12 natural cures presented. Sections in each book such as, Conditions and Doses, Re-Thinking Medication, Treatment Know-How, Science Talk and Grow-It-Yourself, offer a complete introduction to the values, practices and benefits of alternative medicine.
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    KidStress: Effective Strategies Parents Can Teach Their Kids for School, Family, Peers and the World (USED)

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    Millions know Georgia Witkin from her years as "tip doctor" at WNBC's "Live at Five" (a favorite with at-home parents); as a regular guest on Imus in the Morning; and as a guest on every major talk show, including "20/20" and repeat appearances on Oprah. Hundreds of thousands more have read her landmark books on adult stress, based on her work as a psychiatry professor and director of a major medical center's stress program. Now, in "KidStress," she turns her attention to an escalating new problem. Children today experience more stress and more feelings of vulnerability and anxiety than ever before. And as Dr. Witkin knows, when children are stressed, so are their parents. But Dr. Witkin's own studies--including a first-ever survey of children themselves--find that parents rarely identify their children's prime stress factors or see their "secret symptoms." Her refreshing and encouraging book discusses all the major childhood stressors, from academic pressure, family issues (including sibling and parent conflict), and peer relations to media violence and children's very real fears about the world around them. And Witkin addresses the symptoms of stress, from insomnia to anxiety to an inability to focus attention. She tells you how to determine if your children are "overloaded, " and how you can help them--at any age or stage--to help themselves. Best of all, it reveals that most childhood stress is not caused by parents! "KidStress" offers the most effective strategies parents can teach their kids for school, family, peers, and the world.
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    Left For Dead (USED)

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    Left for dead by his doctors after a 1978 heart attck and failed bypass surgery, Dick Quinn discovered an herb that saved his life.
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    Life Choices (USED)

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    An authoritative introduction to bioethics, Life Choices examines a comprehensive range of ethical questions and brings together some of the most probing and instructive essays published in the field.

    Some of the articles are classics in the literature of bioethics, while others address current issues. Topics include moral decision making, abortion, euthanasia and assisted suicide, life-sustaining technologies, organ transplantation, reproductive technologies, and the allocation of health care resources.

    This second edition features new sections on the goals and allocation of medicine and on the cloning of human beings. It also includes new articles on genetics, the duty to die, and ethical theory.

    Written by the foremost authorities in bioethics, Life Choices provides a comprehensive introduction to the field. Instructors who have used the first edition as a text will welcome this new, updated edition. Scholars and health care practitioners will find it useful as a valuable reference on a wide range of bioethical issues.