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Emergency Laughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Emergency Laughter: It Wasn't Funny When It Happened, But It Is Now! A collection of hilarious real-life medical stories written by a 20-year veteran of emergency medicine & surgery. Laughter helps the mind, heals the body and is a critical survival tool for all who deal with death, dying and disaster up close. Author Mike Cyra shows that it's ok to laugh at yourself and the world around you.
TWICE: How I Became a Cancer-Slaying Super Man Before I Turned 21
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
At 16, when most juniors are worried about getting a car or getting a date, Benjamin Rubenstein got Cancer. Relying on the pop culture icon Superman as his role model, Rubenstein took on a harrowing struggle in order to beat cancer, twice. Like his offbeat and irreverent blog, I've Still Got Both My Nuts, Twice combines the author's unique blend of humor, honesty, and attitude.
Calm Your Driving Test Nerves
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you struggle with nerves when taking your driving test,this book is ideal for you. The author Sean Grey recently teamed up with a national driving magazine in the UK (ADI News). He worked with learner drivers and trainee driving instructors around the country who were failing their driving tests because of nerves. The results were remarkable- a 100% success rate
Heartaches and Miracles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,720. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
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Heartaches and Miracles is a combination biography, research information and pep talk for anyone suffering with ITP or for family members/friends who want to understand what this disease is all about. You will learn about autoimmune disorders, ITP in particular, while reading the personal accounts from folks stuck on the never ending roller coaster of steroids, surgery, medication and treatments.
Thin and Thinner
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Thin and Thinner offers solutions to permanent weight loss in the real world, with practical strategies for effectively losing weight and keeping it off for life. By controlling the type of carbs consumed, two options for weight loss are outlined, with the goal of being thin, or thinner. The book is filled with detailed meal plans, life experiences, delicious recipes, and much more.
This is Tai Chi: 50 Essential Questions and Answers
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Series: The Tai Chi Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 19,100. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What is Tai Chi and why is it taught as a Martial Art by some and as a Health Art or Way of Life by others? What are the origins of the art and why are there different styles? What is the "Form" and how long does it take to learn? These are a few of the 50 simple questions in this fascinating book full of anecdotes, facts and humour, that will help you choose the class of Tai Chi right for you.
Defying Mental Illness: Finding Recovery with Community Resources and Family Support
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by Church Basement Press. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Revised and updated for 2014. Defying Mental Illness is a plain-language guide to recovery from mental illness. Its strengths-based approach makes mental health disorders and treatment understandable. Covers schizophrenia, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, autism, suicide prevention, childhood mental illness and more. "Provides what's needed most" --NAMI Advocate
Household Helper Volume 3 Quick Tips on Weight Loss
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Price: Free! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
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This free book is a practical reference for those wanting to lose weight. It has quick tips and a quick calorie guide to get you motivated and thinking about what is the best action plan towards losing weight. References to websites and products are of a personal opinion and in no way reflect facts.
Why Me? Help for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse (Even if they are adults now)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,810. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Understand Child Sexual Abuse. Change Its Impact on Your Life! Find help and healing in this classic bestseller from a respected Clinical Psychologist. This warm and personal beginning guide answers questions about child sexual abuse and about abusers, shares stories from other victims, and provides step-by-step guidance to begin recovery from childhood trauma.
So You Joined A Gym...Now What? Step-by-Step Instructions & Essential Info That Truly Simplify How to Plan Your Best Gym Workouts, Including Sample Workouts!
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Series: The Now What? Fitness Books, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting
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In this fifth book of The Now What? Fitness Series, certified personal fitness trainer Linda Burke delves into working out at the gym. She explains how to structure a smart gym cardio and strength training workout that will yield twice the results in half the time as a poorly structured routine. She also covers topics such as warming up, flexibility training, what to wear and gym etiquette.
Your Best Health
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,210. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Want to lose weight, but avoid feeling starved? Need to know your carbohydrate count to control diabetes? Do you have high cholesterol and/or blood pressure? Or just want to lead a healthy lifestyle? If you said yes to any, or all, then this book is for you. Get estimated carbohydrate and calorie amounts that are personalized to your lifestyle (calculator included)!
Your Life Can Be Better: using strategies for Adult ADD/ADHD
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,020. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » ADHD
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
this ADD book is different: -it is by a psychiatrist, about his own struggles with ADD and those of his patients and his friends. -it is personal, about real people coping with real problems. -it is about strategies, not about medications or the history, definition or diagnosis of ADD. -it is not academic. it is interesting and light reading, with lots of helpful information and ideas.
Quantum Walking to Fitness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Quantum Walking to Fitness tells you how to become more fit and healthy by working short walks into your daily life. Quantum Walking is simple, engaging exercise that you will always be able to do. This short book tells you how to determine your own personal quantum, how to count your walks, and even how to “act,” when you don’t want your coworkers to know that you are exercising.
The Little Book of Miracles
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Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Long-distance healer Dr. Saul Shaye wrote The Little Book of Miracles, a collection of testimonies from people who have experienced dramatic healings as a result of Shaye's God-given gift of healing. Dr. Shaye is well-known for his long-distance healings of people and animals via the phone. Shaye believes that God is unlimited and can heal anything, as these testimonies support.
Alternative Cancer Therapies
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 26,610. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You might find that buying this book was the best investment you’ve ever made in your life as it may save your life! Adopting numerous adjuvant therapies reviewed in this book may be the critical factor determining if their treatment will be successful or not and if they will survive cancer or not!
The Double EE Diet
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Price: Free! Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
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The Double EE Diet by Dr. Saul Shaye Copyright 2012 is a short and simple guide to eating for health and feeling better faster. The Double EE Diet delivers optimal solutions for healthy food combining that result in strong digestion and easy elimination, the keys to good health. This informal discussion is not for those who "live to eat" but for those who want vibrant health and energy now.
Refusing The Needle: A Diabetic's Natural Journey To Kick-Ass Health
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / diabetes
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Russell Stamets manages his Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA) naturally, without insulin. His is the first account of combining western and eastern medicine to lower blood sugar levels and revive his pancreas. Delivered with humor, irreverence, and verse, this handbook will be appreciated by any type of diabetic or anyone striving for sustainable, incredibly good health.
Last Wish: Stories to Inspire a Peaceful Passing (Updated Edition with New Hospice Story)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by Transmedia Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Last Wish portrays unvarnished, real-life stories of people reaching the end of life and struggling with approaching mortality. They will inspire you through their courage, conviction and spirit, and shine a light on the world of the intensive care unit. Last Wish also contains a decision-making "Compass" to guide you through the choices in life, death and what happens in-between.
Multiple Sclerosis, an Enigma
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 40,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The true story of a middle-aged woman being unexpectedly diagnosed with a young person's disease: multiple sclerosis. The journey to diagnosis and the reality of the treatment brought a premature end to her career as a public school teacher. Making decisions about disease modifying drugs and their side effect/benefit ratio; receiving the support of a loving spouse; questioning the diagnosis.
Gluten Brains: the brain–grain connection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,980. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Yes, brains and nerves get damaged by gluten. Medical research reveals that gluten commonly causes nerve damage, brain disease, mental disturbance, learning disorders, fatigue, and poor growth. But most sufferers from gluten-harm remain completely unaware of it! Read the stories of suffering and ‘miracle cures’ by quitting gluten. Are you and your family affected? Find out before it’s too late.