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Fuhrman, Joel
Hailed a "medical breakthrough" by Dr. Mehmet Oz, EAT TO LIVE offers a highly effective, scientifically proven way to lose weight quickly. The key to Dr. Joel Fuhrman's revolutionary six-week plan is simple: health = nutrients / calories. When the ratio of nutrients to calories in the food you eat is high, you lose weight. The more nutrient-dense food you eat, the less you crave fat, sweets, and high-caloric foods. EAT TO LIVE has been revised...

When your doctor delivers the news-you have heart disease, which afflicts one in three Americans (an estimated 81 million people)-you need exactly the kind of indispensable, plainspoken advice found in Take a Load Off Your Heart . You need Joe Piscatella. A lay expert who's been lecturing to health professionals and Fortune 500 corporations for three decades, and who is one of the longest-lived survivors of bypass surgery- 32 years and...

Encyclopedic in scope, "The Portable Pediatrician" features timely and practical information on every childhood illness and emergency, including when to call the doctor, how to treat a child at home, and much more--all in a convenient A-to-Z format.

Covering everything from breast cancer risk factors to living well after treatment, this pocket-sized reference provides critical questions to ask a health-care team; presents the latest guidelines for diagnosis, staging, and treatment; and details what to expect after treatment. This comprehensive yet concise guide is the fastest way to get evidence based content on the disease and includes an advanced dictionary of breast cancer-related...

Provides information on skin cancer, what causes it, and treatment and prevention.

Writing for general readers in a conversational style, with a sense of humor, neuroscientist Amachandran uses dramatic and unusual case studies from his own patients to reflect on age-old questions such as the sources of creativity and the evolution of language. An introduction offers a quick primer on basic brain anatomy while subsequent chapters highlight areas such as sensory processing, our sensitivity to beauty, and the nature of self-...

Medical and health journalist and editor Boughton teams up with cancer researchers Stefanek to synthesize the current understanding of cancer risk into guidelines for general readers on reducing their own risk. The 12 chapters are not so much steps--in the sense of each following the last--as an array of recommendations, the more of which people can adopt the better. Among them are discovering your family history of cancer, protecting against...

The "Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy" is a trusted companion for those who are considering becoming pregnant, or are pregnant. The text offers the best medical advice available on the subject and answers to commonly asked and difficult questions.

The Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Prostate Cancer is a concise, easy-to-follow “how to” guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining prostate cancer treatments from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead, and provides valuable tools to help you to put together your plan of care. Empower yourself with accurate,...

The Johns Hopkins Patients’ Guide to Ovarian Cancer is a concise, easy-to-follow “how to” guide that puts you on a path to wellness by explaining ovarian cancer treatments from start to finish. It guides you through the overwhelming maze of treatment decisions, simplifies the complicated schedule that lies ahead, and provides valuable tools to help you to put together your plan of care. Empower yourself with accurate,...