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"Good Tuberculosis Men": The Army Medical Department's Struggle with Tuberculosis (TB) - Mycobacterium, Tubercular Troops, World War I and II, Heliotherapy, Hospitals, Antibiotics and Streptomycin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 264,970. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / respiratory, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent book by the U.S. Army provides a history of the battle against tuberculosis waged by the Army Medical department from the late 1890s, when it was a ubiquitous presence in society, to the 1960s when it became a curable and controllable disease.
"Some System of the Nature Here Proposed" - Joseph Lovell's Remarks on the Sick Report, Northern Department, Army 1817, Rise of the Modern U.S. Army Medical Department - Second War for Independence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 158,280. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent book by the U.S. Army provides a history of the foundations of Army medicine and the modern Army medical department.
EAT! Empower Adjust Triumph!
Price: $14.98 USD. Words: 74,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015 by YourSpecs. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
EAT! Empower, Adjust and Triumph our way back to health. EAT! empowers you to gain control over weight loss obstacles and motivates you to adjust old weight loss habits and triumph over them. This shockingly simple, common sense approach to health and weight loss success addresses the ineffectiveness of commercial diet plans, helps you bust through weight loss plateaus and lose ridiculous weight.
Secrets To Effective Pain Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,950. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management
"Secrets to Effective Pain Management" is a unique book that presents the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain disorders from the patient's perspective. It is useful for both the healthcare professional and layperson. There is no other book like it on the market today.
U.S. Army Psychiatry in the Vietnam War: New Challenges in Extended Counterinsurgency Warfare - Substance Abuse, Heroin, Marijuana, Combat Stress, Breakdown in Soldier Morale and Discipline
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 300,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book seeks to consolidate a history of the military psychiatric experience in Vietnam through assembling and synthesizing extant information from a wide variety of sources documenting the success and failure of Army's psychiatry in responding to the psychiatric and behavioral problems that changed and expanded as the war became protracted and bitterly controversial.
Body Thrive
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Body Thrive applies the most essential teachings of Ayurveda into a modern life by decoding the teachings into habits. Ayurveda is the perennial body wisdom tradition that co-arose with yoga, the path of living awake. Here lies a simple body habits curriculum that every person can learn as a child, master as an adult, and refine as an elder for their body to thrive.
Natural Remedies for Common Conditions: How to Prevent, Heal and Maintain Optimum Health Using Alternative Medicine, Herbals, Vitamins and Food
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,970. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » herbal medications
This is an excellent book to help prevent, treat and overcome conditions. It is packed with phenomenal advice. Natural Remedies for Common Conditions is the perfect guide to help anyone who has a quest to stay healthy and maintain optimum health.
Practical Handbook of Veterinary Homeopathy: Healing Our Companion Animals from the Inside Out
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,660. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Homeopathy
Did you know that a sick animal needs only one medicine to heal multiple complaints? The Practical Handbook of Veterinary Homeopathy: Healing Our Companion Animals from the Inside Out opens your eyes to the enormous potential of homeopathy.
Age is Just a Number
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,090. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Tim Feeser, a 54 year old business professional working within the healthcare consulting arena, who due to demanding work hours and parenting responsibilities, fell prey to the excuses of his busy lifestyle in ballooning to over 200 pounds. Insight into proper nutrition and efficient workouts, Age is Just a number will guide you on how to get back into shape no matter what your age.
Lame Brain: My Journey Back to Real Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,060. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
A multi-platinum rock star’s life meets an unexpected detour when a bump on the head reveals itself to be a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Told with honesty and humor, Lame Brain is Rick Roberts’ story of his entangled afflictions of TBI and Alcoholism. For Rick Roberts, this meant losing his ability to walk, losing many of his guitar skills, and facing difficult decisions.
Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,530. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
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Laurie Maddison describes her experiences as a child in Malaya, Australia and England. After school she enters nursing, marries, has a child and returns to Perth, Western Australia, where she works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in specialist areas at Royal Perth, followed by community nursing, post-graduate courses at University, mental health nursing, and finally as a university lecturer.
Dance of the Flower Medicine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,300. Language: American English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies
This book encourages one to become involved in the re-emergence of Ancestral Teachings. The ancient prophecy of bridge building between North and South involves uniting people and concepts that were once thought of as opposites, into a common goal. Humanity is moving into a new dimension of understanding Folk Medicine, such as Curanderismo, consciousness, time and possibilities.
Chocolate Pudding in Heaven: The Intriguing Journey of My Bipolar Mind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness
With dignity and foresight Maggie gives you a glimpse into the true story of one person’s struggle with mental illness. Through humor and compassion, this inspiring book shows that although the terrain of mental illness is not easily navigated, it can be crossed, and when you can get past the pain there is a beautiful life waiting…or at least some really good chocolate pudding.
Don't Let Your Doctor Kill You: How to Beat Physician Arrogance, Corporate Greed and a Broken System
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Take charge of your health and stop turning over your life to our confusing and intimidating healthcare system–before it’s too late. "American healthcare is at its nadir; it will never be worse than this -- Dr. Schwartz tells it like it is in Don't Let Your Doctor Kill You." - Jamie Koufman, M.D., F.A.C.S., Director, Voice Institute of New York
The Cochrane Collaboration: Medicine's Best-Kept Secret
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
In the complex, ever-evolving realm of modern medicine, how can you even begin to understand what's hocus-pocus and what really works? Best-selling author and researcher Alan Cassels answers with a single word: Cochrane. The Cochrane Collaboration is made up of more than 30,000 medical researchers from more than 100 countries - unbiased experts and investigators.
Iridology – A Complete Guide, Vol. 3 (revised edition)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,910. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Naturopathy
A complete system of natural medicine based on valuable information gained from Iridology Analysis. Offered in three volumes, the e-books present the full language of Iridology—colors, textures, iris markings, sclera signs, pupil variations and constitutions. This is a textbook for Iridologists and a treatment manual for practitioners interested in understanding natural therapeutics.
Running For My Life: When Impossible Is The Only Option
Price: Free! Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book is for people who live with fire and focus. Athletes, entrepreneurs, executives, artists… whatever our sphere, we take life’s extreme and impossible challenges head on. We need a strong inner game to do that. This book guides us to the core source of our greatest power: personal ethos, that inner life that makes us uniquely who we are and defines what we will do, impossible or not.
Bach Flower Remedies: A User-Friendly Guide
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 72,680. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Hundreds of people around the world have enjoyed this in course form: those who wanted to use the Remedies to heal and balance their emotions and professionals such as M.D's, acupuncturists, and animal behaviorists. The author describes each Remedy in detail, compares similar-seeming ones, and thoroughly explains how to choose them for yourself and for others. This is truly a user-friendly book.
Beating the Odds-Chronicles of a Cancer Survivor's Battle with Cancer, Inadequate Healthcare and Social Injustice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
This is a passionate, emotionally charged and poignant look into the trials and tribulations of a Stage IV Metastatic Bladder cancer patient. Given a 16% survival rate and a best-case scenario of 2 to 5 years to live, Andrew Glen had to come to terms, with his own mortality, the limitations of the Canadian healthcare system, the cold indifference of his insurance provider and government agencies.
The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 (SOFA): Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty
Price: Free! Words: 53,040. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition
Despite significant progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals on poverty and hunger, almost a billion people still live in extreme poverty (less than $1.25 per person per day) and 795 million still suffer from chronic hunger. Much more will have to be done to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals on eradicating poverty and hunger by 2030.