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Reinventing American Health Care

Reinventing American Health Care

By: Ezekiel Emanuel

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Publication Date: 04-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 15-APR-2014

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The definitive story of American health care today—its causes, consequences, and confusions In March 2010, the Affordable Care Act was signed into law. It was the most extensive reform of America’s health care system since at least the creation of Medicare in 1965, and maybe ever. The ACA was controversial and highly political, and the law faced legal challenges reaching all the way to the Supreme Court; it even precipitated a government shutdown. It was a signature piece of legislation for President Obama’s first term, and also a ball and chain for his second. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, a...

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500 Time-Tested Home Remedies and the Science Behind Them

500 Time-Tested Home Remedies and the Science Behind Them

By: Linda B. White; Barbara H. Seeber; Barbara Brownell Grogan

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Publication Date: 01-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 03-JAN-2014

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Try These Timeless Treatments Supported by Cutting-Edge Science! Look no further! From insect bites, insomnia, and upset stomach to nasal congestion, stress, and heart health, this authoritative and comprehensive guide offers easy, effective recipes to bolster your resistance to illness, ease aches and pains, and manage minor ailments naturally. ...

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The Picky Eating Solution

The Picky Eating Solution

By: Deborah Kennedy

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Publication Date: 08-JAN-2013

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For the past 20 years, pediatricians, nutritionists, and dieticians have advised parents to provide children with healthy food and regular meal times, but to let the child decide what and how much to eat. However, research and clinical practice is proving that approach is dangerously faulty and sets children up for substandard nutrition in the short-term and dysfunctional eating patterns--and illness--in the long-term. ...

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Fit at Last

Fit at Last

By: Ken Blanchard; Tim Kearin

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers

Publication Date: 06-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2013

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You could be in better shape. No offense—who couldn’t be? And if you’re like the rest of us, you’ve been making resolutions and promises for years. Despite all your good intentions, though, somehow it never goes according to plan. But you can break that cycle. In Fit at Last, bestselling business author Ken Blanchard and fitness expert Tim Kearin tell how Ken was finally able, at age seventy-three, to make lasting improvements in his health, including dropping over thirty pounds in a year. In each chapter, Ken shares the very personal story of his ups and downs—a story that involves, among...

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The Great Cholesterol Myth Cookbook: Recipes and Meal Plans That Prevent Heart Disease--Naturally

The Great Cholesterol Myth Cookbook: Recipes and Meal Plans That Prevent Heart Disease--Naturally

By: Jonny Bowden; Stephen Sinatra; Deirdre Rawlings

Publisher: Fair Winds Press

Publication Date: 11-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 13-NOV-2013

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For decades, low-fat and low-cholesterol diets have been touted as the way to prevent and reverse heart disease. ...

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Boosting Your Immunity

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Boosting Your Immunity

By: Colleen Totz Diamond; Murdoc Khaleghi

Publisher: Alpha

Publication Date: 02-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 27-AUG-2013

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The key to overcoming chronic illness and recovering from chemotherapy treatments-or just to avoid getting every virus that goes around-is to build up the body's natural immune defenses. Nutrient-poor diets contribute to their poor health, so learning how to eat foods that boost your immune defenses is a very important step. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Boosting Your Immunity shows readers which foods to eat in order to build up their natural resistance to viruses, bacteria, and chronic diseases, including recipes showcasing nutrient-dense foods that pack an anti-disease punch. It...

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What to Eat When You're Pregnant and Vegetarian

What to Eat When You're Pregnant and Vegetarian

By: Dr Rana Conway

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 30-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 22-AUG-2013

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As a vegetarian you already know how important it is to maintain a healthy, balanced diet. But being pregnant aswell can make it seem even harder to eat and drink in a way that will keep you healthy, your baby safe and provide the ideal fuel for growth and development.   What to Eat When You’re Pregnant and Vegetarian is your no-nonsense companion. This handy, compact book is the definitive healthy-eating guide for vegetarians who are expecting and provides expert guidance on what foods are safe and what you should steer clear of. ...

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The Corporate Wellness Bible

The Corporate Wellness Bible

By: Kate Cook

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 26-JUL-2013

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One vital key to a flourishing career is your health. If you're tired, stressed, overweight or unhappy you're not going to be able to work as well as your healthier colleagues, which puts you at a disadvantage in the workplace. The Corporate Wellness Bible is an accessible, engaging and practical resource which provides you with numerous health and wellness insights, and suggests how they can be applied to everyday life. It is not intended to be a 'wagging finger', telling you what you should and shouldn't do; more of a good friend chatting with you over a cup of tea, giving some...

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On Target Living: Your Guide to a Life of Balance, Energy, and Vitality

On Target Living: Your Guide to a Life of Balance, Energy, and Vitality

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 01-APR-2013

Insert Date: 24-JUL-2013

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Make your company—its employees and its culture—healthier inside and out Energy and wellness are of ever increasing importance. With an increase productivity and job satisfaction that come from a healthier life, now is the time to get healthy. A poor food environment and the demanding pace of modern day life continue to contribute to a downward spiral of health, On Target Living offers focused strategies to achieve positive results. Everyone knows that exercise and physical movement contribute to better health, energy, and performance. The challenge comes with knowing what to do and how...

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What to Eat When You're Pregnant, 2nd Edition

What to Eat When You're Pregnant, 2nd Edition

By: Dr Rana Conway

Publisher: Pearson Life

Publication Date: 06-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 18-MAY-2013

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This is the definitive healthy eating guide for pregnancy, providing you with an instant checklist of what foods are safe and what foods you should steer clear of.  In this fully revised new edition expert nutritionist and pregnancy specialist Dr Rana Conway provides all the facts and everything you need to know to give your baby the very best start in life. ...

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Leadership in Action: In Focus - Health - Exercising for Excellence

Leadership in Action: In Focus - Health - Exercising for Excellence

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Publisher: Center for Creative Leadership

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2003

Insert Date: 30-APR-2013

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Exercising for longer durations at easy to moderate intensities and occasionally exercising at higher intensities for shorter periods of time (assuming your heart is healthy) are both important for overall health and physical fitness. ...

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Your Pregnancy After 35: Revised Edition

Your Pregnancy After 35: Revised Edition

By: Glade Curtis; Judith Schuler

Publisher: Da Capo Press

Publication Date: 05-MAR-2013

Insert Date: 13-APR-2013

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When a woman becomes pregnant in her late thirties or forties, she naturally has different needs and interests than younger mothers-to-be. Up-to-date and easy to read, Your Pregnancy After 35 provides reassuring medical information as well as sensible advice about how to fit pregnancy into a busy lifestyle. With Your Pregnancy After 35, expectant mothers can feel confident about their pregnancies and learn to be better partners with their healthcare professionals. From how exactly age affects pregnancy to when to consider genetic counseling to how to find the best care when returning to...

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201 Organic Smoothies and Juices for a Healthy Pregnancy

201 Organic Smoothies and Juices for a Healthy Pregnancy

By: Nicole Cormier

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 18-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2013

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Nutritious drinks that you--and your growing baby--will love! When you're pregnant, eating right becomes more important than ever. While prenatal vitamins fill the gaps in your diet, nothing can replace the all-natural goodness of fresh fruits and vegetables. Filled with a variety of delicious food combinations, 201 Organic Smoothies and Juices for a Healthy Pregnancy shows you how to blend nutrient-rich drinks, right in your own home! From superfoods like avocado and spinach to revitalizing apples and oranges, these smoothies and juices will not only satisfy your tastebuds, but...

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Staying Healthy

Staying Healthy

By: Adams Media

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2012

Insert Date: 27-FEB-2013

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Get ready for the best years of your life! College Survival: Staying Healthy contains everything you need to know to always feel your best. With advice from avoiding the dreaded "Freshman 15," to coping with homesickness, to navigating campus health services, you'll be on top of your game all semester long. ...

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The Everything Guide to Managing and Reversing Pre-Diabetes, 2nd Edition

The Everything Guide to Managing and Reversing Pre-Diabetes, 2nd Edition

By: Gretchen Scalpi; Robert Vigersky

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 18-FEB-2013

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Your ten-week plan to avoid the onset of diabetes! A diagnosis of pre-diabetes is certainly a wakeup call, but it is not a life sentence of daily medication and having to live without your favorite foods. Managing pre-diabetes is about common sense and moderation, not deprivation. The Everything Guide to Managing and Reversing Pre-Diabetes, 2nd Edition can help you find ways to alter your lifestyle and avoid type 2 diabetes. Inside, you'll find helpful tips on lifestyle changes, along with recipes for delicious, healthy meals your whole family will love, like: Buttermilk pancakes ...

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The Vegan Pregnancy Cookbook

The Vegan Pregnancy Cookbook

By: Lorena Novak Bull; Jolinda Hackett

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2012

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Nutritious vegan meals for you and your baby! As a vegan, you understand how important it is to get the right nutrients into your diet, but creating these wholesome dishes can present even more of a challenge now that you're eating for two. The Vegan Pregnancy Cookbook not only tells you what kinds of foods you should be adding to your plate, but also shows you how to incorporate essential vitamins and minerals into each meal, leaving you and baby feeling satisfied and strong. Don't worry--these nutrient-packed dishes will still provide the flavors and variety you crave. Feast your...

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The Everything Guide to Managing Type 2 Diabetes

The Everything Guide to Managing Type 2 Diabetes

By: Paula Ford-Martin; Jason Baker

Publisher: Adams Media

Publication Date: 18-NOV-2012

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Diabetes is a complex disease--but learning about it shouldn't be! A Type 2 diabetes diagnosis can be daunting, but it is also manageable. With this all-in-one guide, you will get expert advice on establishing a healthier lifestyle and getting control of your diabetes. The Everything Guide to Managing Type 2 Diabetes provides easy-to-follow advice on all aspects of living with diabetes, and helps you: Recognize the symptoms of prediabetes and diabetes Monitor your blood glucose levels Learn about the types of insulin and insulin-delivery systems Understand the importance of...

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Fitness für Geeks

Fitness für Geeks

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Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 31-JAN-2013

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Geeks neigen dazu, ein äußerst wichtiges System zu ignorieren – nämlich den eigenen Körper. Lange Stunden vor dem Bildschirm sind natürlich keine gute Voraussetzung für Fitness und Wohlbefinden – doch was kann einen echten Geek dazu motivieren, sich um eine gesündere Lebensweise zu bemühen? Die Antwort lautet: eine fundierte, wissenschaftliche und teilweise Technik-gestützte Herangehensweise an das Thema Fitness. Und genau die bietet Fitness für Geeks: Das Buch vermittelt umfassendes Gesundheitswissen und jede Menge leicht anzuwendende Fitness-Hacks. Unter anderem beschreibt es, wie sich das...

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Your Health

Your Health

By: Frances Frances Kay

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-APR-2009

Insert Date: 06-NOV-2012

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Retirement is a time for positive good health. Once free of the strains and pressures that are part of any job retirees often feel less harassed, look better and have the energy to devote to new interests and activities. It is essential to stay physically and mentally active in order to delay the onset of old age and legitimately look forward to many healthy years ahead. Your Health: How to Keep Fit, Prevent Illness and Manage Your Health Care gives you advice on how to keep trim, fit, relaxed and contented and still enjoy small vices without paying the penalty for over-indulgence. It...

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Look good on the beach

Look good on the beach

By:  Infinite Ideas

Publisher: Infinite Ideas

Publication Date: 11-JUN-2012

Insert Date: 11-OCT-2012

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Look good on the beach is an easy-to-use guide to help you look great in that bikini in time for your summer holiday. It's written for the non-supermodel who wants to find easy ways to look glamorous in the sun. It offers practical and easy to implement advice on toning, titivating and tanning, so that you can genuinely enjoy the surf and the sun lounger without worrying about the sight of your wobbly bits emptying the beach. ...