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by JP Mac
The feel-good prostate cancer story of the year. Time is short for a broke, unemployed animation writer who flunks a biopsy. Follow the medical adventures of JP Mac as he attempts to comprehend the reality of prostate cancer, select a treatment, and snag a new health care provider all in less than two months. Told in a hilarious, sardonic style, Mac strives to keep cool as he wrestles with bureaucratic bungles, medical complications and a difficult post-treatment future. A funny, pull-no... more
by Amanda Ross-WhiteYou’ve got What to Expect When You’re Expecting, but where do you go for a pregnancy guide when you’ve been pregnant before, and didn’t get to come home with a baby? For the nearly 2.6 million women worldwide every year who lose a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth and early neonatal loss, this is the pregnancy guide for you. Joy at the End of the Rainbow: A Guide to Pregnancy After a Loss gives you a month-by-month survival guide to a pregnancy that is different from the others. If you’re worried ... more
by Victor MontoriIn a series of brief and personal essays, Why We Revolt describes what is wrong with industrial healthcare, how it has corrupted its mission, and how it has stopped caring. Montori rescues the language of patient care to propose a revolution of compassion and solidarity, of unhurried conversations, and of careful and kind care.
by Manley PetersonFollow along with Manley as he runs every single day in July 2017 on a quest to beat his half-marathon PR on the last day of the month. Each day presents something new or unexpected as he navigates mental and physical challenges running around his gravel loop while avoiding steaming piles of bear poop and flocks of turkeys in rural Wisconsin.
by Laurie KaplanEvery day in the U.S., about 10,000 dogs are diagnosed with cancer. Still, owners are always shocked to hear the diagnosis. The owner is desperate to save their beloved dog and in need of guidance to make treatment decisions. The main source of information and guidance for the owner of a dog with cancer is usually their veterinarian. This is unfortunate! Most veterinarians today are well trained to sell, sell, sell. They clearly have a bias in choosing treatments options. This book offers a pl... more
by Jane Elizabeth EarleyThe cute rabbit illustration has been the source of my imagination, and I?ve been working on him for a number of years. Finally, here he is?explaining his ABCs.
by James Reed Campbell and Brenda HarewoodOur purpose in writing this book is to give minority parents (African American, Latino) the tools they need to help their children perform much better in school. The content of the book comes from discovering actual parental practices used by minority families whose children excel at school. Our research teams went to public schools in minority neighborhoods in New York City and Long Island to find high-achieving minority children. We then visited their families and interviewed the parents and c... more
by Dr. Nnenna Otum-MbaKids absorb information like sponges. We start off showing kids alphabets and letter sounds with the goal of them being able to read. In the same light, as soon as children are aware of what money is and that the tooth fairy exists to put money under their pillows, we need to start educating them early on how to manage money with the goal that they would be able to make smart financial decisions as they grow into young adults. There are too many cases of adults coming into millions of dollars an... more
by Gaetano Amato
Children love to move. Running, jumping, rolling, climbing or just "plain hanging upside down can bring joy to the child's physical world. Hopefully, this book will help children discover this joyful world of human movement. Parents will enjoy reading the many verses to their children and watching how creatively they explore their physical environment. The unusually brave adult may even join in and find that moving can be fun at any age.
Second Labor: Mothers Share POST-Birth Stories: Twenty-Four Mothers Write Bold, Honest Accounts About Life with a Newbornby Chaya Kasse ValierTHERE IS ALWAYS A POST-BIRTH STORY. Everyone asks about your birth story, but what about after that? The postpartum period – the time frame after giving birth - can affect mothers and families as much as the birth itself, if not more. Yet post-birth stories are not given a forum in our culture. SECOND LABOR gives voice to these stories, featuring twenty-four mothers’ unique, personal experiences after having a baby. Some examples of topics include the breastfeeding-versus-formula quandary, not... more
by Bruce Bonnett
What makes this book, Public Restroom Survival Guide, so unique is that it presents vital information on how to use a public restroom with thought-provoking mindsets that challenges the way people see and use a public restroom.
Each day millions of people use these restroom facilities incorrectly. Their lack of personal hygiene skills endangers the next person who chooses to use the toilet stall after them. Everyone has the power to protect themselves with healthy hygiene knowl... more
by Attila OroszLearn traditional and contemporary breathing and meditation techniques from practical instructions, while you discover the world of meditation, your inner self, and the underlying essence of all practices. Featuring ten fully illustrated breathing techniques, twelve meditation methods with essential practical and theoretical advice and insight. Not only will you gain an insight into the unusual meditation practices the author engages in, but you will have the opportunity to fully master ea... more
by Russ HudsonWhen Emmy visits her new friend Stella’s farm, she discovers a mysterious plant called Weed. But Emmy soon realizes that Weed is a very special plant. Used by Stella’s family in food, medicine, and more, Emmy quickly learns that Weed is anything but a weed. Join Emmy and Stella as they investigate how this simple little plant is used in many ways, every day, by normal, happy people.When Emmy visits her new friend Stella’s farm, she discovers a mysterious plant called Weed. But Emmy soon real... more
by Russ HudsonWhen Emmy visits her new friend Stella’s farm, she discovers a mysterious plant called Weed. But Emmy soon realizes that Weed is a very special plant. Used by Stella’s family in food, medicine, and more, Emmy quickly learns that Weed is anything but a weed. Join Emmy and Stella as they investigate how this simple little plant is used in many ways, every day, by normal, happy people.
by Nicolas Pujol
by Stephen RosenbergDr. Stephen Rosenberg's book, Cancer What You Need to Know, is the definitive guide for patients and families touched by cancer. Information surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in books or on the Internet is often overwhelming for patients and family members. To empower patients and loved ones, Dr. Rosenberg decided to write a book on issues surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. In this book, Dr. Rosenberg identifies the 10 common mistakes patients and families make an... more