New Arrivals · Health & Medicine

January 19, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Pretty intense : the 90-day mind, body and food plan that will absolutely change your life!

January 18, 2018
Patrick, Danica, 1982- author.
304 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Explore your mind river -- Build your woman cave -- Open up to nature -- Dream big -- Be your own BFF -- Pain is mental, I promise! -- Mantras work -- Intensity! -- The case for working out twice in one day -- Weights -- The Pretty Intense workouts -- Eat real food -- Become a chef (yes, you!) -- Be daring with spices and fats -- Burn your food -- The complete Pretty Intense foods plan -- The Pretty Intense recipes.
"America's NASCAR standout offers a 90-day program to sculpt your body, calm your mind, and achieve your greatest goals. Everything Danica Patrick does is Pretty Intense. A top athlete in her field, not to mention a fan favorite and the first woman to rule in her male-dominated sport, Danica approaches every aspect of life with the utmost intensity. Now, she shows you how you can apply her daily principles and transform your life for the better--and have fun while doing it. Danica's 90-day high-intensity workout, protein-rich, paleo-inspired eating plan, and mental-conditioning program will get you leaner, stronger, and healthier than you've ever been before. By mixing full-body training and stretching exercises, her accessible workouts hit the holy trinity of fitness: strength, endurance, and flexibility. Bolstered by a customized eating plan for all-day energy, her program will also help you cultivate a mindset for limitless success. You will learn to aim your sights high, confront challenges and setbacks with confidence, and cross the finish line every time. Whether your goal is a stronger core, better skills in the kitchen, or a promotion at work, Danica's Pretty Intenseplan will help you reach your highest potential"-- Provided by publisher.

The art of misdiagnosis : a memoir

January 18, 2018
Brandeis, Gayle, author.
Boston : Beacon Press, [2017]
253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"Gayle Brandeis's mother disappeared just after Gayle gave birth to her youngest child. Several days later, her body was found: she had hanged herself in the utility closet of a Pasadena parking garage. In this searing, formally inventive memoir, Gayle describes the dissonance between being a new mother, a sweet-smelling infant at her chest, and a grieving daughter trying to piece together what happened, who her mother was, and all she had and hadn't understood about her. Around the time of her suicide, Gayle's mother had been working on a documentary about the rare illnesses she thought ravaged her family: porphyria and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. In The Art of Misdiagnosis, taking its title from her mother's documentary, Gayle braids together her own narration of the charged weeks surrounding her mother's suicide, transcripts of her mother's documentary, research into delusional and factitious disorders, and Gayle's own experience with misdiagnosis and illness (both fabricated and real). Slowly and expertly, The Art of Misdiagnosis peels back the complicated layers of deception and complicity, of physical and mental illness in Gayle's family, to show how she and her mother had misdiagnosed one another. Gayle's memoir is both a compelling search into the mystery of one's own family and a life-affirming story of the relief discovered through breaking familial and personal silences."-- Provided by publisher.

Warrior's return : restoring the soul after war

January 18, 2018
Tick, Edward, author.
xix, 299 pages ; 23 cm
Introduction: a call to the nation -- The war after the war -- The universal warrior -- The war after war -- War wounds us all -- Arena for the soul -- The journey through hell -- The invisible wound today -- Bringing our warriors home -- War trauma and the social contract -- The wound: a holistic understanding -- Wounding and identity -- The transformational journey -- Lessons from the chiefs of old -- Religion and spirituality for war healing -- The path of warrior return -- Spiritual comfort and healing for the war wounded -- Redemption of the wounded warrior -- Reveille: of warriors and doves.
Everyone agrees that our troops deserve a return to productive and creative lives after service. Yet in spite of billions spent on psychological care and reintegration programs, we face an epidemic of combat-related conditions like PTSD. What's the solution? With "Warrior's Return," Dr. Edward Tick reveals what's missing in our approach to bringing our veterans back from war. While most trauma treatment programs focus on symptom reduction or temporary relief, Dr. Tick presents a comprehensive vision for healing the soul-level wounds of war. Here he offers proven strategies drawn from cross-cultural wisdom, mythical archetypes, and his 35 years of experience helping veterans, families, and caregivers cope with the life-changing effects of combat. "No society is healthy without a healthy, functioning elder warrior class, " states Dr. Tick. "Warrior's Return" offers step-by-step guidance for initiating our veterans back into the community-an essential map for the hero's journey home.

The clarity cleanse : 12 steps to finding renewed energy, spiritual fulfillment, and emotional healing

January 17, 2018
Sadeghi, Habib, author.
xxvii, 275 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Part I: Getting clear on clarity. What is clarity? ; The need for a clarity mindset -- Part II: The process of creating clarity. Take responsibility for your emotional waste ; Cleanse the body ; Cleanse the mind ; Recognize the mechanisms of repression ; Follow the signs ; What to do with doubt and fear ; Embrace suffering ; Give meaning to suffering ; Forgive ; Restore your life force ; Mind + body, the complete Clarity Cleanse ; Clarity for life -- A final word: Everything is possible, or a stem cell way of being.
"Based on the powerful mind-body strategy Dr. Habib Sadegh developed to help himself recover from cancer more than twenty years ago, TheClarity Cleanse will enable you to help your mind clear and your body heal in health and spirituality, Dr. Sadeghi shows you how to turn obstacles into healing and energizing opportunities."--From the publisher.

The healing powers of tea : a complete guide to nature's special remedy

January 17, 2018
Orey, Cal, 1952- author.
xviii, 294 pages ; 23 cm
Tea time -- Black tea -- White tea -- Other tea types -- The liquid of youth -- Tea cures -- Future teas -- Tea recipes -- Final tea notes -- Tea resources.
"It picks you up and calms you down, warms you and refreshes you. With black, white, red, green, and herbal varieties, there's a tea for every taste, and now this time-honored superfood is trending as the drink of choice for health-conscious people of all ages and cultures. This fascinating book boils down the rich history of tea, as well as the ever-expanding list of health and weight loss benefits found in its leaves"--Back cover.

The DBT solution for emotional eating : a proven program to break the cycle of bingeing and out-of-control eating

January 17, 2018
Safer, Debra L., author.
New York, NY : The Guilford Press, [2018]
viii, 278 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Introduction -- What You Will Learn in This Program: Preview of Upcoming Chapters -- 1. The DBT Approach to Stopping Binge Eating -- 2. Making a Commitment to Stop Binge Eating -- 3. Discussing Program Goals and the Tools to Get You There -- 4. Learning to Become Your Own DBT Coach -- 5. The Benefits of Dialectical Thinking and Mindfulness -- 6. Becoming a More Skillful Observer -- 7. Staying on Track -- 8. Mindful Eating and Urge Surfing -- 9. Being Mindful of Your Current Emotion and Radically Accepting Your Emotions -- 10. Reducing Vulnerability to Emotion Mind and Building Mastery -- 11. Building Positive Experiences: Steps for Increasing Positive Emotions -- 12. Distress Tolerance -- 13. Reviewing, Planning for the Future, and Preventing Relapse -- Appendix. What Studies Form the Basis for This Program? -- Resources.
"Out-of-control eating is overwhelming and distressing--and one of the toughest habits to break. Grounded in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), this motivating book offers a powerful pathway to change. Drs. Debra L. Safer, Sarah Adler, and Philip C. Masson have translated their proven treatment into an empathic self-help guide that focuses on the psychological triggers of bingeing and other types of "stress eating." Readers learn how to stop using food to soothe emotional pain and gain concrete skills for coping in a new and healthier way. Filled with vivid examples and stories, the book features pointers for building and practicing each DBT skill, mindfulness exercises, and downloadable practical tools that help readers tailor the program to their own needs. Finally, a transformed relationship to food--and a happier future--are in sight"-- Provided by publisher.

Pregnancy day by day : count down your pregnancy day by day with advice from a team of experts and amazing images for every stage of your baby's development

January 17, 2018
496 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.
An illustrated reference for expectant parents explains in intricate detail every stage of a pregnancy, in a comprehensive resource that also covers labor, birth, and life with a new baby.

Eat your feelings : the Food Mood Girl's guide to transforming your emotional eating

January 16, 2018
Smith, Lindsey (Health coach)
262 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes index.
"With recipes!"--Front cover.
More than 100 recipes to satisfy every craving. The Food Mood Girl shows you how you can transform your lifestyle by learning from your cravings and using mood-boosting ingredients every day in this humorous, lighthearted take on your typical diet book...

The better brain solution : how to start now--at any age--to reverse and prevent insulin resistance of the brain, sharpen cognitive function, and avoid memory loss

January 16, 2018
Masley, Steven, author.
New York : Knopf, 2018.
xiv, 367 pages ; 24 cm
Introduction -- Save your brain. Origins of memory loss: the brain-blood sugar-heart connection ; How sharp is your brain? -- The better brain solution. Boost your brain with 12 smart foods -- More ways to feed your brain -- Key nutrients for brain health ; How to move your body for a better brain ; Calm your brain ; Protecting your brain from toxins ; A better (happier) brain for life ; Getting started: recipes to nourish your brain.
Masley offers a program that, in the fight against diabetes, memory loss, and cognitive decline, can reverse insulin resistance, enhance cognitive performance, and stop cognitive decline before it is too late. He gives readers the tools to prevent and reverse this metabolic syndrome and to achieve normal blood sugar levels (below 95 mg/dL).

The economists' diet : the surprising formula for losing weight and keeping it off

January 16, 2018
Payne, Christopher, author.
New York : Touchstone, 2018.
vii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
"Chris Payne and Rob Barnett are two formerly obese economists who met while working at Bloomberg. They faced the same obstacles to healthy living that so many others face today: long hours, endless stress, constant eating out, and snacking out of boredom. When they finally decided to do something about it, they lost weight by applying what they know best--economics--to their waistlines."-- Provided by publisher.

The science of couples and family therapy : behind the scenes at the "love lab"

January 16, 2018
Gottman, John Mordechai, author.
New York : W.W Norton & Company, 2018.
xvi, 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
The old general systems theory and the old family therapy -- What might be regulated in family homeostasis? -- What is trust? -- What is commitment? what is betrayal? -- A good theory needs data -- So, what's a relationship? -- Flooding and physiological calm -- Change -- The demand-withdraw pattern -- Our mighty theory: The sound relationship house -- What's behind demand-withdraw: meta-emotion mismatch -- The poward of turning toward -- Examing relationship stability -- Enter the baby -- The family as the baby develops -- Summary of our family systems therpy.

The super metabolism diet : the two-week plan to ignite your fat-burning furnace and stay lean for life!

January 16, 2018
Zinczenko, David, author.
xxi, 261 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Super metabolism, super you -- The super metabolism diet at a glance -- Light your fire, change your life -- Why super metabolism? and why now? -- Burn fat day and night -- How the super metabolism diet works for you! -- Super metabolism superfoods -- A glimpse of your eating future -- Get the best night's sleep--ever -- Take control of your stress -- The super metabolism meals -- The super metabolism movement plan -- The super metabolism workouts.
Draws on the latest scientific research to outline a diet that improves the body's fat-burning systems and promotes muscle building without deprivation, in a guide that includes menu plans, shopping guides, and a selection of customized workout plans.

Close to OM : stretching yoga from your mat to your life

January 15, 2018
Marcum, Andrea, author.
x, 214 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Introduction -- Awaken. S.T.O.P. to S.T.A.R.T. ; Present vs. tense ; To begin, begin ; Inquire within ; Clearing the way -- Transform. What's in the way is the way ; Practice makes progress ; Learning to become bends ; Val-you and truth ; Choices ; Creating space in creative space -- Unite. Compassion ; From your head to your heart ; Integrity ; Connection ; Our ongoing OM.
"Yoga is the yoke of body, mind, and spirit, and in Close to Om, Marcum offers a guide to teach all three aspects of yoga showcasing Marcum's signature unique style, this program combines the teaching of poses with the exploration of yoga philosophy and insight into meditation and mindfulness. By the end of Close to Om, readers will not only know a lot about yoga and its poses, but they'll also know more about themselves: who they are, what they want, and how to get there--on and off their mat. The progression in Close to Om is the architecture of every yoga practice--and will show readers that how they do their yoga is how they do their life."--Back cover.

Fit in 10 : slim & strong for life! : Simple meals and easy exercise for lasting weight loss in minutes a day!

January 15, 2018
Bergen, Jenna, author.
xi, 244 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
"Based on the successful video franchise from Prevention, Fit in 10 is a plan for even the busiest woman: exercise for 10 minutes per day and prep clean recipes in 10 minutes or less." -- From summary.

The super carb diet

January 15, 2018
Harper, Bob, author.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017.
xvii, 283 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
"How do you prevent those constant food cravings and feelings of deprivation when trying to lose weight? Host of The Biggest Loser and celebrity trainer Bob Harper's Super Carb Diet is the answer. Harper focuses on nutrient-dense foods that are big in flavor and allow certain kinds of carbohydrates at targeted times during the day. In The Super Carb Diet you'll find: - How to eat carbs earlier in the day for sustained energy - A list of super-carb foods - Limited snacks but larger and more varied meals - A way of eating that's sustainable - Super-charged weight loss. The Super Carb Diet will keep millions of dieters from giving up after Week One. The program leads you through precise plate proportions, balancing good protein, low fat, high fiber, and nutrient density. Not only will you lose significant weight and whittle your waistline, you'll walk away from the table feeling happy and full."-- Provided by publisher.

Clean protein : the revolution that will reshape your body, boost your energy--and save our planet

January 15, 2018
Freston, Kathy, author.
xiv, 271 pages ; 24 cm
What, why, and how much? -- The ideal source -- The trashing -- Follow the money -- The lean, mean bean -- Nuts : power packs of nutrition -- Diversify -- Drink it -- The next great American meat company -- Growing meat -- How to shop -- How to entertain, pack a lunch, and feed your family -- How to cook : recipes! -- Become an activist in the revolution.
Outlines a strength-building plan for reshaping the body and promoting health through responsible protein consumption, discussing such topics as the role of protein in nutrition, how much to consume, and where to find clean sources.

The personalized diet : the pioneering program to lose weight and prevent disease

January 15, 2018
Segal, Eran (Computational biologist), author.
New York : Grand Central Life & Style, 2017.
xi, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
A bread story -- Modern (health) problems -- The misinformation highway -- Everything you thought you knew about nutrition may be wrong -- The universe inside your gut, and why it matters -- Blood sugar : your ultimate food feedback response -- The personalized nutrition project -- Testing your blood sugar responses -- Fine-tuning your personalized diet -- Your personalized diet organizer -- The future of dieting.
"A paradigm-shifting diet book that explains why one-size-fits-all diets don't work and helps readers customize their diet to lose weight and improve health. There are certain things we take as universal truths when it comes to dieting and health: kale is good; ice cream is bad. Until now. When Drs. Segal and Elinav published their groundbreaking research on personalized nutrition, it created a media frenzy. They had proved that individuals react differently to the same foods-a food that might be healthy for one person is unhealthy for another. In one stroke, they made all universal diet programs obsolete. THE PERSONALIZED DIET helps readers understand the fascinating science behind their work, gives them the tools to create an individualized diet and lifestyle plan (based on their reactions to favorite foods) and puts them on the path to losing weight, feeling good, and preventing disease by eating in the way that's right for them"-- Provided by publisher.

Tears of salt : a doctor's story

January 15, 2018
Bartolo, Pietro, 1956- author.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2018.
205 pages : map ; 22 cm
Originally published in Italian as Lacrime di sale: la mia storia quotidiana di medico di Lampedusa fra dolore e speranza by Mondadori in 2016.
Mare nostrum -- One red shoe -- There is no getting used to it -- Women on the way -- The wounds you cannot see -- Drawing lots -- An irrevocable choice -- The girl in the front row -- Risky investments -- A Fèrra -- Back to the island -- Little pieces of home -- Omar is unstoppable -- The will of the waves -- The greatest gift -- Faduma and Jerusalem -- Young Anuar's wisdom -- A blessing from heaven -- Giacomo's path -- Arms of giants -- God is not to blame -- The lengths they will go to -- When a mayor understands what world leaders cannot -- L'erba tinta un mori mai -- The off-season tourist -- Never shall I forget -- The boat cemetery -- You brought this upon yourself -- Favor with the media -- Lampedusa -- October 3, 2013 -- Children of the same sea.
"Situated more than one hundred miles off Italy's southern coast, the rocky island of Lampedusa has hit world headlines in recent years as the first port of call for hundreds of thousands of African and Middle Eastern refugees fleeing civil war and terrorism and hoping to make a new life in Europe. Dr. Pietro Bartolo, who runs the lone medical clinic on the island, has been caring for many of them--both the living and the dead--for a quarter century. Tears of Salt is Dr. Bartolo's moving account of his life and work set against one of the signal crises of our time. With quiet dignity and an unshakable moral center, he tells unforgettable tales of pain and hope, stories of those who didn't make it and those who did. Tears of Salt is a lasting work of literature and an intimate portrait of a remarkable man whose inspiring message rings clear: 'We can't and we won't be governed by our fears.'" --

The heart of wellness : bridging western and eastern medicine to transform your relationship with habits, lifestyle, and health

January 15, 2018
Chinnaiyan, Kavitha M., author.
Woodbury, Minnesota : Llewellyn Publications, [2018]
270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"Transform your relationship with habits, lifestyle, health, and disease using Dr. Kavitha Chinnaiyan's remarkable approach to health. The Heart of Wellness shows you how to optimize the workings of the body and mind so that the bliss of your true nature can be revealed. Presented in two parts, this book begins by exploring the nature of disease: the causative and risk factors, the role of diet, exercise, and medication, and how Eastern and Western medical practices can come together. A holistic practice is then outlined, based on the author's successful Heal Your Heart Free Your Soul program, that will guide you toward good health and better living."-- Provided by publisher.

Yoga rising : 30 empowering stories from yoga renegades for every body

January 15, 2018
Klein, Melanie, 1972- author.
Woodbury, Minnesota : Llewellyn Publications, [2018]
xv, 318 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"This follow-up to the groundbreaking work Yoga and Body Image is a collection of personal essays meant to support your journey toward self-acceptance and, in time, self-love. Sharing their own stories of individual and collective turning points, the contributors explore how body image and yoga practice intersect with race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, dis/ability, class and socioeconomic status, age, size, and society. These thirty pieces were collected and edited by participants in the Yoga and Body Image Coalition, an organization committed to body love through yoga that is accessible, body positive, and reflects the full range of human diversity. With a special emphasis on how you can take action to build community and challenge destructive attitudes, norms, and structures, Yoga Rising is a resource for the continuing work of healing and growing ourselves and our world as we move toward liberation for all."--Back cover.

Lighting up the brain : the science of optogenetics

January 11, 2018
Zimmer, Marc, author.
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books , [2018]
80 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Mind games -- Brain study breakthroughs -- Reading the mind -- Mind control.
"Discover the groundbreaking field of optogenetics, a biological technique that uses light to control cells in living tissue. Optogenetics helps researchers understand biochemical processes in live organisms and may someday be used to treat blindness, neural disorders, and other diseases."--Provided by publisher.

The estrogen fix : the breakthrough guide to being healthy, energized, and hormonally balanced--through perimenopause, menopause, and beyond

January 11, 2018
Seibel, Mache, author.
xvii, 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Previously published as: The estrogen window. New York, NY : Rodale, ©2016.
Estrogen : behind the headlines -- Estrogen and you -- Your estrogen fix : choosing the right hormone therapy for you -- The estrogen fix and your breasts -- The estrogen fix and your heart -- The estrogen fix and your brain -- The estrogen fix and your bones -- The estrogen fix and your vagina, bladder, and skin -- The estrogen fix for a fit, energized body -- Talking to your health care provider about estrogen and the estrogen fix.

Slow beauty : rituals and recipes to nourish the body and feed the soul

January 11, 2018
Pink, Shel, author.
Philadelphia, Pa. : Running Press, 2017.
232 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Part one: Philosophy -- Part two: Rituals -- Part three: Recipes -- Mapping.
"Slow Beauty is all about carving moments out of each day to practice the kind of mindful self-care and wellness that makes us glow. When practiced over time, these small actions add up to huge results -- not only in feeling healthier and more joyful, but in achieving true beauty and timeless aging. Slow Beauty works because it's a lifestyle, not a quick fix; it's about working from within toward looking and feeling better than ever." -- Book jacket.

Rigor mortis : how sloppy science creates worthless cures, crushes hope, and wastes billions

January 11, 2018
Harris, Richard F., author.
vii, 278 pages ; 22 cm
Begley's bombshell -- It's hard even on the good days -- A bucket of cold water -- Misled by mice -- Trusting the untrustworthy -- Jumping to conclusions -- Show your work -- A broken culture -- The challenge of precision medicine -- Inventing a discipline.
"Biomedical science--the research that underlies our treatments and cures--is in deep crisis. Every year, American taxpayers spend more than $30 billion funding it. About half of that work, by some estimates, is wrong. As award-winning science journalist Richard Harris reveals in Rigor Mortis, this is not simply the result of trial and error, which is an essential part of the scientific process. The economic imperative for researchers to get and keep jobs and funding encourages dubious behavior, from poor experimental design to sloppy statistics and shoddy analysis. Add to that a bunch of mislabeled cell lines and mishandled ingredients, and what seems like a potential cure becomes an unreliable mess. Some 900 breast-cancer studies were conducted with cells that weren't breast-cancer cells at all, new "treatments" for ALS developed in rodent models failed when retested properly in mice, and only 1.2 percent of early papers in genomics stand the test of time. These problems aren't the exception. They are commonplace. This crisis of reproducibility--when studies done in one lab fail when another tries to reproduce their results--isn't just holding back scientific progress--it's a devastating blow for patients everywhere who are hoping that medical science will give them longer, healthier lives. Rigor Mortis explores these urgent issues through vivid anecdotes, personal stories, and interviews with the nation's top biomedical researchers, some of whom are now struggling to set things right. An unsparing investigation that lays bare the dysfunctions in our research system, this book represents the first step toward fixing it."--Jacket.

The type 1 diabetes self-care manual

January 10, 2018
Wood, Jamie (Pediatric endocrinologist), author.
Arlington, VA : American Diabetes Association, [2018]
vii, 200 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.
The basics of type 1 diabetes -- Autoantibodies: how type 1 diabetes begins -- Your blood glucose goals -- The diabetes team -- Insulin and delivery devices -- Nutrition -- Highs and lows -- Physical activity -- Mental health -- Heart and head -- Eyes, kidneys, and nerves -- Sexual health for him and her, and reproduction -- Preteens, teens, and young adults -- The golden years -- Toward a cure.
The Type 1 Diabetes Self-Care Manual: A Complete Guide to Type 1 Diabetes Across the Lifespan for People with Diabetes, Parents, and Caregivers offers practical, evidence-based and common sense help for people with type 1 diabetes and their caregivers. For the close to 1.5 million people with type 1 diabetes in the United States alone and their family and friends, this book will help them understand the effects of type 1 diabetes, not just when diagnosed, but throughout their lifespan. Dr. Jamie Wood and Dr. Anne Peters, two of the most respected and sought-after endocrinologists, provide an easy-to-follow narrative on all aspects of the disease. The Type 1 Diabetes Self-Care Manual will be the go-to reference for everyone touched by type 1 diabetes.

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