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The Truth About Heart Attack: All You Need to Know about Heart Attack and How it is treated
By Diana Thorgill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Stories of Everyday's Woe Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / heart
Not many years ago, it was thought that only old people had heart attacks, and to some extent that was true. Heart disease is still the greatest single killer of men and women over the age of 60. Today, however, heart disease is striking down younger and younger people.
Concepts of Integrative Medicine
By Dr Jason Mallia PhD
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 40,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The objective of this research study is to examine aspects of integrative medicine in order to help the reader understand its benefits, limitations and application, and to outline why there is a need for such an approach and how it is possible. A practical approach has been used to demonstrate how this is possible in clinical practice.
Therapists & Caregivers Communication Skills Handbook: How Your Words and Actions Affect People in Your Care
By Brian E Walsh PhD
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Clear communication reduces stress and enhances comfort. As a therapist or caregiver, your ability to appropriately communicate is an integral part of your skill set. Your words and your actions influence those under your care in ways you may not even imagine. Stress can disrupt clear thinking, scramble short-term memory, and effectively sabotage interpersonal communication.
Motives, emotion and memory - exploring how doctors think
By Philip Berry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
A compilation of posts from the popular 'Illusions of Autonomy' blog on medical ethics PART 1: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF DOCTORS PART 2: COMPASSIONATE CARE PART 3: AT THE COALFACE PART 4: ASSISTED DYING PART 5: MEDICAL ERROR PART 6: CARE TOWARDS THE END OF LIFE AND RESUSCITATION PART 7: QUICK, TOPICAL MEDICAL ETHICS OVERVIEWS PART 8: THE LIVERPOOL CARE PATHWAY CONTROVERSY
Vanguard E Cigarettes
By Vanguardecigs Ecigs
Price: Free! Words: 200. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Vanguard e cigarettes is the superior brand of E cigs. With exclusively manufactured high capacity Li-Ion batteries and flavours manufactured in Europe, Vanguard is the last e cigarette you will ever buy.
Simply Ask. A Guide to Religious Sensitivity for Healthcare Professionals.
By Gerrie Lubbe
Price: Free! Words: 20,850. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: May 26, 2013 by Michel Clasquin-Johnson. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics
This booklet aims to sensitize and equip healthcare practitioners with knowledge about the religious and spiritual needs of their clients from the major religions. It focuses on the South African situation, but healthcare practitioners from all countries and cultures will no doubt find something new and valuable in it.
Eating Poison: Food, Drugs and Health
By Kellia Ramares-Watson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Food-content guides
Eating Poison takes a quick look at what Big Ag, Big Food, and Big Pharma are doing to the health of people, animals and the earth.
The Evolution of Aging: How New Theories Will Change Medicine
By Theodore Goldsmith
Price: Free! Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Azinet Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Why do we age? This book describes the exciting development of theories that say that we age because we are purposely designed to have a limited lifespan; we are programmed to age and die. This theory strongly suggests that we can find pharmaceutical agents that generally delay aging and age-related diseases like cancer and heart disease. Print length 255 pages, 28 illustrations.
A Race Against Time Living With Lyme: A Near Death Experience From a Tick
By Rosa NeSmith
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
A Race Against Time: Living With Lyme is a creative nonfiction memoir telling the story of a suffering Lyme disease patient's tremendous resilience. Rosa raced against time in a desperate search of a medical explanation for the rapid 30 pound weight loss and other debilitating symptoms. Rosa endured pain that tormented her frail body from head to toe. She saw over 15 doctors in a 4 year period.
What is Obamacare? A Simple Guide
By StrawberryBooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Are you ready for Obamacare? If you’re like most, you don’t understand the new health care law. You’re not really sure what your rights and responsibilities might be. Will life be better or worse under Obamacare? This quick reference will put you in a position where you know the most important parts of the new law, and how they will affect you. Know where you stand. Read What is Obamacare?
The Gentle Colonoscopy: The No-Fail Guide To Your Preparation And Aftercare
By Carla Roter
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 7,170. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
If you are having a colonoscopy then this is the "must-read" manual for you! By following the protocol as outlined in this guide, you will feel a lot more comfortable during your prep. This informative guide is complete with recipes, time frames, easy to understand explanations and alternatives for various dietary needs.
The Wellness Club: A Journey to Health Beyond Healthcare
By David G. Adamson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A true story of healthcare workers who discovered how to live a healthier life. Though blame falls to corporations and government for a health crisis, they saw their choices played a role too, and explored how to change themselves. Some of their stories are funny, some sad. Lots of cutting edge info, some controversial, on exercise, nutrition, stress reduction, and change management.
A Consumer's Guide to Selecting Quality Health Care Providers
By HealthCare Consumer Advisors, LLC
Series: Consumer Healthcare Guide Books · Healthcare Decision Guides. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
This book addresses the important issue of how to find high quality physicians, hospitals, nursing homes, home care agencies and renal dialysis facilities. Several leading websites such as Hospital Compare, Nursing Home Compare and others are profiled. Information available on these websites is described as well as how to use this information to select exceptional providers.
Origin of a Medical Specialty: the Seamen’s Hospital Society and Tropical Medicine
By Professor G C Cook
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 59,950. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The unique role of the Seamen’s Hospital Society (SHS) in the foundation of the formal discipline of tropical (colonial) medicine at its Albert Dock Hospital (ADH) in 1899 is not widely appreciated.This book documents many of the articles with a relevance to tropical medicine, a discipline which rapidly spread from the ADH to numerous countries through the globe.
Torrid Disease: Memoirs of a Tropical Physician in the late Twentieth Century
By Professor G C Cook
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 82,310. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
This very readable and well illustrated book outlines the medical career of a physician who undertook a series of assignments in tropical countries between 1960 and 1990: Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, Saudi Arabia and Papua New Guinea. He was later appointed to London’s Hospital for Tropic Diseases.
Health-Care For All: History of a ‘Third-World’ Dilemma
By Professor G C Cook
Price: $14.00 USD. Words: 85,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013 by Amolibros. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
The author argues that a balanced viewpoint between curative and preventive medicine was both essential and the only way forward in both developing and developed countries. That is a simple ‘message’ and the underlying theme in this book.
How to Deal with Mom's Complaints
By Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
A complaint is not always a criticism. It is not always a simple matter to identify the real problem behind a complaint. Loved ones may be experiencing difficulty adjusting to the aging process which may also be complicated by feelings of rejection and guilt. Learn how to deal with family complaints proactively.
Medicare and Medicaid in Assisted Living
By Benjamin Pearce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Elder care
Today's seniors, who often consider themselves among the best informed, would do well to learn about three crucial areas that pertain to their future health care needs: the potential that they may need long term care, the cost of long term care and the limited federal and state aid available.
Stop Smoking Easily Without Cravings In 60 Minutes - Latest Bioresonance Technology!
By Carol Adams
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
As seen on BBC News 24 and Richard & Judy Show! With a success rate of around 90% bioresonance is by far the most effective and safest method to stopping smoking for good because it is the only method that actually removes the addiction! 'Stop Smoking Easily Without Cravings In 60 Minutes' is an introduction to bioresonance stop smoking therapy for smokers and not a self help book!
Acne Scars: Easy and Natural Remedies and Precautions
By Julia Randolf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013 by Stories of Everyday's Woe Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Acne marks are flat reddish or brownish marks left behind by pimples. They tend to give skin an unattractive look. Acne marks may fade by leaving them as it is but it can take a long period. Acne scars affect people in various ways. In many cases, people tend to suffer self esteem issues. Many times people spend a lot on number of scar-removing remedies like makeup products, scar removing product