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Bitten

The Secret History of Lyme Disease and Biological Weapons

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A deep dive into the history of chronic lyme disease that will make you question everything you knew about the disease and how to treat it.  More »

Beating Endo

How to Reclaim Your Life from Endometriosis

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From two of the country's leading experts in women's health, a hopeful, practical, and essential toolkit for women with endometriosis, filled with practical guidance and a proven, holistic treatment regimen.Approximately 1 in 10 women in the United States has been diagnosed endometriosis, an inflammatory disease that is the result of abnormal tissue growing around the uterus and…  More »

Energy Medicine

The Science and Mystery of Healing

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From the Founder and Director of the YinOva Center, Dr. Jill Blakeway, comes an integrative, groundbreaking look at energy healing that draws on the fundamental tenets of Traditional Chinese Medicine and marries Eastern and Western perspectives, offering evidence-based examples of the ways in which energy healing can be applied to heal the body.  More »

Strange Contagion

Inside the Surprising Science of Infectious Behaviors and Viral Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves

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A groundbreaking look at the science and lived experience of social contagions, revealing how thoughts, feelings, and actions are just as contagious as viruses and what we can do to cure them. Kravetz's journalistic expertise unpacks this emerging field, illustrating the latest research through fascinating, true narratives, bringing to life how we transmit behaviors and thoughts.  More »

The Mind-Gut Connection

How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health

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Based on Dr. Emeran Mayer's cutting-edge research and clinical practice, The Mind-Gut Connection details the evidence of the mind-body connection on a cellular level, explaining how the microbiome influences cognitive function and mood, and how the brain can affect the functioning of our gut. Dr. Mayer offers practical information about how our diets, medications, and family history can…  More »

  • Spirituality & Health Magazine Best Book of 2016

Epic Measures

One Doctor. Seven Billion Patients.

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Medical doctor and economist Christopher Murray and the Gates Foundation supported Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) are changing what we know about how to measure global health, using new metrics to analyze how well we live and how we die. Journalist Jeremy Smith has exclusive access to tell the story.  More »

Capture

Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering

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Former FDA Commissioner and bestselling author of The End of Overeating, Dr. David Kessler explores how and why our logical minds and better intentions can feel as though they have been hijacked by something we cannot control. What he discovers is the very underpinning of human suffering whether it be from depression, anxiety, obsession, addiction, phobia, or panic.  More »

  • Books for a Better Life Finalist: Psychology

Secrets From the Eating Lab

The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again

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Based on two decades of research at Stanford, UCLA, and the University of Minnesota, Traci Mann delivers a provocative investigation of the myth of willpower, and why all weight loss programs that rely on this behavioral belief ultimately fail. In Secrets from the Eating Lab, Mann reveals new evidence to challenge commonly-held assumptions about obesity, health, and the effectiveness of dieting, offering strategies to achieve long-term health.  More »

Rethinking Narcissism

The Secret to Recognizing and Coping with Narcissists

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Harvard Medical School affiliated psychologist and Huffington Post blogger Craig Malkin addresses the "narcissism epidemic" by illuminating the spectrum of narcissism, ways to control the trait, and why too little of it may be a bad thing. Malkin deconstructs healthy from unhealthy narcissism and offers clear, step-by-step guidance on how to promote healthy narcissism in our partners, our children, and ourselves.  More »

A Mind of Your Own

The Truth About Depression and How Women Can Heal Their Bodies to Reclaim Their Lives

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Dr. Kelly Brogan offers an entirely new perspective on depression and exposes the cruel truth about modern psychiatry. Rather than approaching depression as a disease or a brain disorder best treated with drugs, Dr. Brogan offers a path to peace of mind that will rescue millions of women currently considering or taking antidepressants. Her evidence-based theory teaches us that we owe most of our mental illnesses to lifestyle factors and…  More »

  • Spirituality & Health Magazine Best Book of 2016
  • 2016 Nautilus Award Winner: SILVER in Health & Healing / Wellness

Sugar Crush

How to Reduce Inflammation, Reverse Nerve Damage, and Reclaim Good Health

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A clinically researched book that explores how sugar leads not only to diabetes but to gall bladder and kidney disease, inflammation, and nerve damage, while offering methods to prevent and reverse diabetes and other sugar-related conditions through early detection.  More »

Supersurvivors

The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

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What can we learn from the remarkable accomplishments of those who have experienced trauma? Supersurvivors investigates science and stories to inspire and instruct ordinary people on how to achieve extraordinary things. The authors' research reveals surprising results: positive thinking may do more harm than good. Instead, having realistic expectations and putting in hard work are more likely to lead to success.  More »

ADHD Does Not Exist

The Truth About Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder

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In this controversial and landmark work, behavioral neurologist Dr. Richard Saul draws from five decades as a practicing physician and researcher in the field to contend that our definition of ADHD, as we know it, is completely wrong. Instead, he argues that the "disorder" is a cluster of symptoms, stemming from over twenty other conditions, each requiring separate treatment. The detailed list ranges from mild problems like poor…  More »

The Disease Delusion

Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life

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The 21st-centruy paradigm shift in medicine from treatment to understanding the cause is analogous to the advances in bacteriology in the late 19th. Dr. Jeffery Bland, the father of functional medicine, leverages a lifetime of being on the cutting edge of research and practice in integrative medicine to provide a roadmap for good health by helping us understand the root causes of chronic illness. Supported by recent advances in health…  More »

Storm Surge

Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future

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Atmospheric scientist and Columbia University professor Adam Sobel takes an inquisitive look into super storm Sandy, examining the science behind the storm, its connections to our changing climate, and the implications for the future.  More »

  • Winner of the Atmospheric Science Librarians International Choice Award, Popular Category
  • Winner of the Louis J. Battan Author’s Award for the American Meteorological Society

The Cancer Code

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How We Change

(And Why We Don't)

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In this groundbreaking book, Ross Ellenhorn identifies the ten reasons not to change and how to overcome them, based on the latest social psychological research and decades of experience as a psychotherapist, leader in the mental health field, and founder/director of a renowned mental health and addictions program.

Biography of Resistance

The Epic Battle Between People and Pathogens

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A riveting look at why and how microbes are evolving into superbugs—a story of science and evolution that looks to history, culture, attitudes and our collective human behavior, from award-winning scientist Prof. Zaman. His research is focused on developing global health technologies as they are related to mortality and morbidity issues associated with anti-microbial resistance. Scientific American has named technologies from the Zaman…

Together

Why Social Connection Holds the Key to Better Health, Higher Performance, and Greater Happiness

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In this groundbreaking book, the 19th Surgeon General of the United States argues that loneliness is the underpinning to the current crisis in mental wellness and is responsible for the upsurge in suicide, the opioid epidemic, the overuse of psych meds, the over-diagnosing and pathologizing of emotional and psychological struggle.  More »

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