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Liquids Till Lunch: And 11 Other Practical Actions to Move Forward Every Day
Liquids Till Lunch: And 11 Other Practical Actions to Move Forward Every Day
By Ghiyam, Maryruth
2021-06 - HarperOne
9780063047853 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A dozen life-changing and easy-to-follow actions everyone can replicate regardless of budget or time, from the renowned health expert and founder of MaryRuth Organics, one of the fastest growing health brands in the world.

MaryRuth's brand embodies her core mission--to help others feel and perform their best. Liquids Till Lunch encapsulates her philosophy, …More
 

The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid
The Plague Year: America in the Time of Covid
By Wright, Lawrence
2021-06 - Knopf Publishing Group
9780593320723 Check Our Catalog

 

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower, and the pandemic novel The End of October: an unprecedented, momentous account of Covid-19--its origins, its wide-ranging repercussions, and the ongoing global fight to contain it

A book of panoramic breadth ... managing to surprise us about even those episodes we ... thought we …More
 

What Fresh Hell Is This?: Perimenopause, Menopause, Other Indignities, and You
What Fresh Hell Is This?: Perimenopause, Menopause, Other Indignities, and You
By Corinna, Heather
2021-06 - Hachette Go
9780306874765 Check Our Catalog

 

What to Expect When You're Not Expected to Expect Anything Anymore

Did you see the title and flame-filled cover of this book, and did your weary, sweaty, confused, and exasperated soul scream, That one That is the book for me ? If so, I'd first like to extend my deepest sympathies, an ice pack, and some of these very helpful edibles. If it's three in the morning as you're …More
 

Turn Autism Around: An Action Guide for Parents of Young Children with Early Signs of Autism
Turn Autism Around: An Action Guide for Parents of Young Children with Early Signs of Autism
By Barbera, Mary Lynch
Foreword by Grandin, Temple
2021-03 - Hay House
9781401961473 Check Our Catalog

 

This is the first book of its kind that calls attention to an important fact: parents can make a tremendous impact on their child through behavioral practices taught at home. Dr. Barbera has created a tool kit that any parent can use to help remediate--and in some cases eliminate-some symptoms of autism and other developmental delays in young children, even in as little as 15 minutes a day. …More
 

Vibrant: A Groundbreaking Program to Get Energized, Own Your Health, and Glow
Vibrant: A Groundbreaking Program to Get Energized, Own Your Health, and Glow
By Stephenson, Stacie
2021-03 - Benbella Books
9781950665822 Check Our Catalog

 

Stop thinking of your own well-being as something that's beyond your control.

Today's view of wellness is far too often fragmented, focusing on specific symptoms rather than the whole person. In Vibrant, Dr. Stacie Stephenson introduces readers to a new and empowering way of looking at health. A recognized leader in functional and integrative medicine, Stephenson has helped …More
 

Just Eat: One Reporter's Quest for a Weight-Loss Regimen That Works
Just Eat: One Reporter's Quest for a Weight-Loss Regimen That Works
By Estabrook, Barry
2021-02 - Lorena Jones Books
9780399580277 Check Our Catalog

 

The New York Times bestselling author of Tomatoland test drives the most popular diets of our time, investigating the diet gurus, contradictory advice, and science behind the programs to reveal how we should--and shouldn't--be dieting.

"Essential reading . . . This will completely change your ideas about what you should be eating."--Ruth Reichl, author of Save Me the …More
 

Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain
Livewired: The Inside Story of the Ever-Changing Brain
By Eagleman, David
2020-08 - Pantheon Books
9780307907493 Check Our Catalog

 

Eagleman renders the secrets of the brain's adaptability into a truly compelling page-turner." --Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner

"Livewired reads wonderfully like what a book would be if it were written by Oliver Sacks and William Gibson, sitting on Carl Sagan's front lawn." --The Wall Street …More
 

This Is Your Brain on Food
This Is Your Brain on Food
By Naidoo, Uma
2020-08 - Little, Brown Spark
9780316536820 Check Our Catalog

 

Eat for your mental health and learn the fascinating science behind nutrition with this "must-read" guide from an expert psychiatrist (Amy Myers, MD).

Did you know that blueberries can help you cope with the aftereffects of trauma? That salami can cause depression, or that boosting Vitamin D intake can help treat anxiety? When it comes to diet, most people's concerns involve weight …More
 

What You Must Know about Strokes: How to Recover from a Stroke and Prevent Another Stroke
What You Must Know about Strokes: How to Recover from a Stroke and Prevent Another Stroke
By Towfighi MD, Amytis
Author Stevens Msci, Laura
2020-07 - Square One Publishers
9780757004834 Check Our Catalog

 

 

No one is ever prepared for a stroke. It just happens, and when it does, the results can be life altering. From difficulties with communication to weakness, numbness, and cognitive difficulties, a stroke can have a wide range of consequences. For most people affected by a stroke, a flood of questions come afterward: How did this happen? What do we do next? What are our options? How long will …More
 

The Sensitives
The Sensitives
By Broudy, Oliver
2020-07 - Simon & Schuster
9781982128500 Check Our Catalog

 

A compelling exploration of the mysteries of environmental toxicity and the community of "sensitives"--people with powerful, puzzling symptoms resulting from exposure to chemicals, fragrances, and cell phone signals, that have no effect on "normals."

They call themselves "sensitives." Over fifty million Americans endure a mysterious environmental illness that renders them allergic to …More
 

Covid-19: The Pandemic That Never Should Have Happened and How to Stop the Next One
Covid-19: The Pandemic That Never Should Have Happened and How to Stop the Next One
By MacKenzie, Debora
2020-07 - Hachette Books
9780306924248 Check Our Catalog

 

"MacKenzie's fascinating book gives us the scope and scale to be able to put this pandemic in perspective and, it begs the question, will we learn from this in time to prevent to next one?" -Molly Caldwell Crosby, Bestselling author of The American Plague

- One of the Financial Times' Best Science Books of 2020 - In a gripping, accessible narrative, a veteran science …More
 

The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An Intimate Journey Across Our Largest Organ
The Remarkable Life of the Skin: An Intimate Journey Across Our Largest Organ
By Lyman, Monty
2020-06 - Atlantic Monthly Press
9780802129406 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A fascinating exploration of the skin in its multifaceted physical, psychological, and social aspects

 

Providing a cover for our delicate and intricate bodies, the skin is our largest and fastest-growing organ. We see it, touch it, and live in it every day. It is a habitat for a mesmerizingly complex world of micro-organisms and physical functions that are vital to our …More
 

Fast. Feast. Repeat.: The Clean Fast Protocol for Health, Longevity, and Weight Loss--Including the 21-Day Quick Start Guide
Fast. Feast. Repeat.: The Clean Fast Protocol for Health, Longevity, and Weight Loss--Including the 21-Day Quick Start Guide
By Stephens, Gin
2020-06 - St. Martin's Griffin
9781250757623 Check Our Catalog

 

 

The instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller

Change when you eat and change your body, your health, and your life

Diets don't work. You know you know that, and yet you continue to try them, because what else can you do? You can Fast. Feast. Repeat. After losing over eighty pounds and keeping every one of them off, Gin Stephens started a …More
 

Spice Apothecary: How to Use 19 Everyday Spices to Boost Immunity, Create Calm, Strengthen Digestion, and Improve Overall Health
Spice Apothecary: How to Use 19 Everyday Spices to Boost Immunity, Create Calm, Strengthen Digestion, and Improve Overall Health
By Clare, Bevin
2020-06 - Storey Publishing
9781635860832 Check Our Catalog

 

Spices are universally recognized as a source of flavor and aromatics, but in cultures around the world, these plant parts have a long history as source of medicine. In Spice Apothecary, author Bevin Clare combines her training in herbalism and nutrition to inspire a return to the kitchen spice cabinet for better health and healing. Focusing on 19 common culinary spices that are easy to …More
 

Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art
By Nestor, James
2020-05 - Riverhead Books
9780735213616 Check Our Catalog

 

New York Times Bestseller

Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020

Named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR

"A fascinating scientific, cultural, spiritual and evolutionary history of the way humans breathe--and how we've all been doing it wrong for a long, long time." --Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic and Eat …More
 

Take a Deep Breath: A Simple Exercise Guide to Increasing Your Oxygen Intake
Take a Deep Breath: A Simple Exercise Guide to Increasing Your Oxygen Intake
By Kerr, Meera Patricia
Author McLanahan, Sandra A. MD
2020-05 - Square One Publishers
9780757004810 Check Our Catalog

 

 

It may begin with shortness of breath or perhaps a recurring cough as you inhale. Your ability to take in more air becomes impeded--for any number of reasons. The bottom line is that your body is not receiving the oxygen it requires, and when that happens, your body lets you know it. Exhaustion, depression, lack of focus, and dizziness can all set in, not to mention the organ damage created by …More
 

The Hilarious World of Depression
The Hilarious World of Depression
By Moe, John
2020-05 - St. Martin's Press
9781250209283 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A] path to deeper understanding and openness, by way of laughter in the dark --The New York Times Book Review

...Filled with heart, humor and hope. --People

One of Todays's Ten Best Inspirational Books, 2020 One of Huff Post's 10 Most Anticipated Book Releases Of May 2020

A funny, honest book about depression, and what …More
 

Fit Gurl: The Total-Body Turnaround Program
Fit Gurl: The Total-Body Turnaround Program
By Alcantara, Mel
2020-05 - HarperOne
9780062959485 Check Our Catalog

 

 

USA TODAY BESTSELLER

Melissa pushed me...Once I started to work out with her I realized, this is way harder than I thought it would be.--KIM KARDASHIAN WEST

A FITNESS PROGRAM WITH SERIOUS RESULTS DESIGNED BY KIM KARDASHIAN WEST'S MOST CELEBRATED PERSONAL TRAINER, MELISSA ALCANTARA, AKA @FITGURLMEL …More
 

Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care
Creative Care: A Revolutionary Approach to Dementia and Elder Care
By Basting, Anne
2020-05 - HarperOne
9780062906175 Check Our Catalog

 

 

A MacArthur Genius Grant recipient pioneers a radical change in how we interact with older loved ones, especially those experiencing dementia, as she introduces a proven method that uses the creative arts to bring light and joy to the lives of elders.
 

In Creative Care, Anne Basting lays the groundwork for a widespread transformation in our approach to elder …More
 

Fix Your Period: 6 Weeks to Banish Bloating, Conquer Cramps, Manage Moodiness, and Ignite Lasting Hormone Balance
Fix Your Period: 6 Weeks to Banish Bloating, Conquer Cramps, Manage Moodiness, and Ignite Lasting Hormone Balance
By Jardim, Nicole
2020-04 - Harper Wave
9780062937322 Check Our Catalog

 

 

"Nicole Jardim walks the talk, and I am confident that Fix Your Period will help ignite the hormone balance you are seeking and restore your vitality." --Sara Gottfried, MD, New York Times bestselling author of The Hormone Cure

A life-changing step-by-step natural protocol to ignite lasting hormone balance and improve everything from …More
 

Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family
By Kolker, Robert
2020-04 - Doubleday Books
9780385543767 Check Our Catalog

 

OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL TOP TEN BOOKS OF THE YEAR

PEOPLE'S #1 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

Named a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by The New York TimesThe Washington Post, NPR, TIME…More
 

The Healthy Brain Book: An All-Ages Guide to a Calmer, Happier, Sharper You
The Healthy Brain Book: An All-Ages Guide to a Calmer, Happier, Sharper You
By Sears, William
Author Fortanasce, Vincent M.
2020-04 - Benbella Books
9781948836517 Check Our Catalog

 

Internationally renowned family doctor William Sears and noted neurologist Vincent M. Fortanasce present an accessible, all-ages guide to optimum brain health, from treating depression, anxiety, and ADHD to preventing Alzheimer's and dementia, with or without medication

The brain is a complex organ, responsible for our thoughts, our feelings, our hopes and dreams. It's also vulnerable …More
 

Notes from an Apocalypse: A Personal Journey to the End of the World and Back
Notes from an Apocalypse: A Personal Journey to the End of the World and Back
By O'Connell, Mark
2020-04 - Doubleday Books
9780385543002 Check Our Catalog

 

Harrowing, tender-hearted, and funny as hell --Jenny Offill

"Fascinating...Oddly uplifting" --The Economist

Smart, funny, irreverent, and philosophically rich --Wall Street Journal

By the author of the award-winning To Be a Machine, an absorbing, deeply felt book about our anxious present tense--and coming to grips with the future …More
 

The Trying Game: How to Get Pregnant and Get Through Fertility Treatment Without Losing Your Mind
The Trying Game: How to Get Pregnant and Get Through Fertility Treatment Without Losing Your Mind
By Klein, Amy
2020-04 - Ballantine Books
9781984819154 Check Our Catalog

 

From the author of "Fertility Diary" for the New York Times Motherlode blog comes a reassuring, no-nonsense guide to both the emotional and practical process of trying to get pregnant, written with the smarts, warmth, and honesty of a woman who has been in the trenches.

"A compassionate, often funny, well-researched, and ultimately empowering guide."--Lori Gottlieb, New York Times …More
 

Is It Alzheimer's?: 101 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions about Memory Loss and Dementia
Is It Alzheimer's?: 101 Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions about Memory Loss and Dementia
By Rabins, Peter V.
2020-03 - Johns Hopkins University Press
9781421436401 Check Our Catalog

 

 

Perhaps someone in your family has been diagnosed with Alzheimer disease--or maybe you worry about developing memory loss yourself. In Is It Alzheimer's?, Dr. Peter V. Rabins, a top expert in the field, educates readers by answering 101 often-asked questions about memory loss and dementia.

Written in a conversational, easy-to-use Q&A style, the book is organized into seven unique …More
 

The Lady's Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness: A Memoir of Being Lost in the Medical Labyrinth
The Lady's Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness: A Memoir of Being Lost in the Medical Labyrinth
By Ramey, Sarah
2020-03 - Doubleday Books
9780385534079 Check Our Catalog

 

A best memoir of 2020 --BookPage

The darkly funny memoir of Sarah Ramey's years-long battle with a mysterious illness that doctors thought was all in her head--but wasn't. A revelation and an inspiration for millions of women whose legitimate health complaints are ignored.

In her harrowing, defiant, and unforgettable memoir, Sarah Ramey recounts the decade-long saga of how a …More
 

Life Without Diabetes
Life Without Diabetes
By Taylor, Roy
2020-03 - HarperOne
9780062938121 Check Our Catalog

 

 

THE US EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER

A momentous medical breakthrough --a scientifically proven program for managing and reversing Type 2 Diabetes at any stage of health.
 

The fastest growing disease in the world, Type 2 diabetes has long been regarded as an incurable, lifelong condition that becomes progressively …More
 

Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You
Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You
By Nerenberg, Jenara
2020-03 - HarperOne
9780062876799 Check Our Catalog

 

 

AUDIBLE EDITOR'S PICK
 

 

A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women--those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder--exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish.

As a successful …More
 

The XX Brain: The Groundbreaking Science Empowering Women to Maximize Cognitive Health and Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
The XX Brain: The Groundbreaking Science Empowering Women to Maximize Cognitive Health and Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
By Mosconi, Lisa
Foreword by Shriver, Maria
2020-03 - Avery Publishing Group
9780593083116 Check Our Catalog

 

The instant New York Times bestseller

In The XX Brain, Lisa meticulously guides us in the ways we can both nourish and protect ourselves, body and mind, to ensure our brains remain resilient throughout our lives.

--from the foreword by Maria Shriver

The first book to address cognitive enhancement and Alzheimer's prevention specifically in women--and …More
 

Preventing Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Control Ticks in the Home Landscape; Prevent Infection Using Herbal Protocols; Treat Tick Bites with Na
Preventing Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: Control Ticks in the Home Landscape; Prevent Infection Using Herbal Protocols; Treat Tick Bites with Na
By Chesney, Alexis
Foreword by Horowitz, Richard
2020-03 - Storey Publishing
9781635862096 Check Our Catalog

 

Disease-carrying ticks are found in all 50 states in the U.S. and, as their numbers rise and their ranges increase, so, too, do cases of tick-borne illnesses. Alexis Chesney, a naturopathic physician specializing in the treatment of diseases transmitted through tick bites, offers a comprehensive strategy for reducing exposure to disease-causing organisms and boosting the effectiveness of standard …More
 

Why Did I Come Into This Room?: A Candid Conversation about Aging
Why Did I Come Into This Room?: A Candid Conversation about Aging
By Lunden, Joan
2020-03 - Forefront Books
9781948677295 Check Our Catalog

 

Why Did I Come into This Room? is a funny "What to Expect When You're Expecting" for the aging woman.

"I'm too old for Snapchat, but too young for Life Alert."

In her most candid and revealing book yet, acclaimed broadcast journalist and Baby Boomer Joan Lunden delves into the various phases of aging that leave many feeling uncomfortable, confused, and on edge. In her …More
 

My House Is Killing Me!: The Complete Guide to a Healthier Indoor Environment
My House Is Killing Me!: The Complete Guide to a Healthier Indoor Environment
By May, Jeffrey C.
Author May, Connie L.
Foreword by Samet, Jonathan M.
2020-12 - Johns Hopkins University Press
9781421438955 Check Our Catalog

 

 

In this thoroughly revised edition of My House Is Killing Me Jeffrey C. and Connie L. May draw on the dramatic personal stories of their clients to help readers understand the links between indoor environmental conditions and human health. Explaining how air conditioning, finished basements, and other home features affect indoor air quality, the authors offer a step-by-step approach to …More