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  • How to Recover From an Open Lacerated Injury and What to Look Out For

    by Sophia Addison
    An open lacerate or gash that has been suffered due to acute injury can be rather painful and uncomfortable, also hindering you in your day-to-day activities. But with the right kind of care and attention, they will heal nicely without any complications. This is why it is important for you to ensure that the laceration that you have suffered is looked after well and allowed to heal nicely. Here are some tips to help you take care of yourself and recover properly.

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  • College Admissions: A Parent's Guide

    by Stuart White

    Packed with resources to help parents make sense of the college application process, conduct a college search, and help guide their child's completion of their college application. The author has included a variety of tools to compare one school to another, keep track of important application deadlines, and track possible scholarship aid. 

    Readers from around the world have praised its value to parents who want to make sense of the college gauntlet without hovering and taking c... more

  • 9781543469561

    by Anthony Seger
    Incredible is the only word I can use to describe what being a dad means to me. It’s filled with ups, downs, and all sorts of insanity. Within the book covers are short memories and crazy times of a young father with his two small boys. We laugh and we cry, but at the end of each night, we love each other more than we did the day before. All the information happened to me, but I'll bet it's happened to all parents at some point as well!
  • No Head Fred Said: Get Healthy

    by STEPHANIE KEEGAN
    No Head Fred Said: Get Healthy promotes and reinforces five health issues. Interactive scenarios let children choose the correct action to take. Helpful, colorful pictures and fun rhymes give children clues in choosing healthy options.
  • Total Life Energy Plan

    by Julia Sun

    Vibrant Health is Life Energy in Abundance. The Book provides a complete system for cultivating life energy for vitality and health.

  • They Took My Prostate: Cancer Loss Hope

    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

  • Joy at the End of the Rainbow: A Guide to Pregnancy After a Loss

    by Amanda Ross-White
    You’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
  • Why we revolt: A patient revolution for careful and kind care

    by Victor Montori
    In 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.
  • Running My Loop

    by Manley Peterson
    Follow 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.
  • Help Your Dog Fight Cancer

    by Laurie Kaplan
    Every 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
  • Oscar's Book of Letters

    by Jane Elizabeth Earley
    The 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.
  • Parents as Talent Developers

    by James Reed Campbell and Brenda Harewood
    Our 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
  • Five Things Your Children Should Know About Money

    by Dr. Nnenna Otum-Mba
    Kids 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
  • Upside Right, a Children's Guide to Movement

    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 Newborn

    by Chaya Kasse Valier
    THERE 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
  • Public Restroom Survival Guide

    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

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