March 5, 2024

Secrets of Healing the Brain

Based on two decades of research on nonconventional methods for healing a range of neurological conditions and illnesses—including his own challenges with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder—Secrets of Healing the Brain presents an extensive overview of holistic and natural therapeutic options.

Although Shady J. Srour’s background doesn’t involve medical training, he believes this all-encompassing compilation of alternative […]

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February 20, 2024

A Happy Body is a Healthy Body

Mahendri Arundale introduces India’s ancient culinary path to wellness in her third book on Indian cuisine.

Based on the philosophy that Ayurveda dietary practices yield healing energy, the cookbook summarizes medical wisdom from ancient books of knowledge (the Vedas) practiced by Vedic physicians for centuries. More than 100 recipes reflecting key Ayurvedic principles are included.

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December 11, 2023

Healing Cancer: The Complete Way

Cancer or other serious health issues can awaken us to what’s important in our lives, posits motivational author and entrepreneur Lawrence Doochin in Healing Cancer: The Complete Way. A struggle against cancer, he believes, can lead us to higher spiritual perspectives and alter false beliefs about ourselves.

Although the author briefly discusses his adoption of […]

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October 3, 2023

OBESITY … It’s NOT what YOU THINK it is!

Food has become both friend and foe, says longtime author and health and wellness coach Richard Fast. Obesity has exploded worldwide, but the usual suspects – lack of physical activity and personal responsibility for dieting – are not the prime reasons for this rise, he writes. Three in four Americans are considered obese, Fast maintains, […]

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August 15, 2023

When Being a Nurse Was Fun: Tales from My Life as a Nurse

When Being a Nurse Was Fun recounts Ann Watt’s 31-year critical care nursing career, with the aim of encouraging others to enter the field.

Before she moved to an off-hospital e-ICU telehealth position, Watt’s career was primarily spent in a cardiovascular thoracic (heart/lungs) unit. She details how the staff of nurses certified in Advanced Cardiac […]

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June 27, 2023

You Are What You Secrete

Hormones are the body’s chemical messengers, affecting everything from blood sugar to bone strength, and are also capable of promoting some cancers, explains Dr. Ellis Levin, Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, and Vice-Chair in the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine’s Department of Medicine. In this tightly written book, the eminent clinician/researcher explores […]

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June 6, 2023

It Was A Privilege To Care For Her

Some 38 individual doctors, 97 appointments and almost five years of treatment for metastatic breast cancer are part of the physical and spiritual journey reported in Keith Klafehn’s detailed journal about his wife Muriel’s final illness.

Klafehn’s diary begins in 1998, with Muriel’s diagnosis of Stage III breast cancer and subsequent mastectomy and chemotherapy, which […]

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May 16, 2023

Life of a Nurse

At age 36 after two children, divorce and remarriage, the author reinvented her life by earning a BS in nursing. This account of her first 11 years in the field is compulsively readable as it details daily life on unnamed hospital wards ranging from sub-acute to psychiatric.

Alice Marlett’s engaging journal describes the typical and […]

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April 25, 2023

They are going to kill us all: How the Corporate Elite are Killing You

Kevin Kazakevich’s They are going to kill us all doubles as a critique of the U.S. healthcare system and a promotion for his personal approach to preventative medicine.

Noting incorrectly that the U.S. spends $9,000 per capita on health care (currently it’s closer to $13,000), Kazakevich reports European countries spend half as much but enjoy […]

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March 21, 2023

Living with Cancer

In 2015, Gayle Leslie Henderson was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Aiming to share her experience with other survivors, she has collected 14 of her essays on the spiritual, emotional, and practical aspects of this new reality in Living with Cancer.

Henderson gets it. She understands the confusion, loss of control, and exhaustion that comes […]

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