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Lifespan : why we age--and why we don't have to / Laplante, Matthew D.
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It’s a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. But what if everything we’ve been taught to believe about aging is wrong? What if we could choose our lifespan? In this groundbreaking book, Dr. David Sinclair, leading world authority on genetics and longevity, reveals a bold new theory for why we age. As he writes: “Aging is a disease, and that disease is treatable.” This book takes us to the frontlines of research many from Dr. David Sinclair’s own lab at Harvard—that demonstrate how we can slow down, or even reverse, aging. The key is activating newly discovered vitality genes, the descendants of an ancient genetic survival circuit that is both the cause of aging and the key to reversing it.

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Overcome the challenges of cancer care : how to avoid pitfalls on the path to healing / Rosenberg, Stephen A.

"A friendly, easy-to-read guide for cancer patients and their loved ones when dealing with a cancer diagnosis. This book will help patients, loved ones, friends and family recognize the pitfalls of a cancer diagnosis and how to avoid them to get the best care possible during their cancer journey"--Provided by publisher.

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PTSD guide : mental health recovery / Leblanc, Lise.
Mental health recovery, PTSD guide
Post-traumatic stress disorder

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Sugar shock : the hidden sugar in your food, 100+ healthy swaps to cut back / Cassety, Samantha

SUGAR SHOCK! is the ultimate resource you need to break the hold sugar has on you. This easy-to-use guide will help you understand and gain control of the amount of added sugar you consume. It shares the science behind sugar: what it does to you, why your body is wired to crave it, and how to keep track of your intake. Plus, the extensive at-a-glance photo gallery shows hundreds of sugary packaged foods in the market, along with smart swaps for less sugary (but still delicious) options. There are also surefire low-sugar swaps for kids' cereals, snacks, and drinks that even your pickiest eater will love.

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The case for Keto : rethinking weight control and the science and practice of low-carb/high-fat eating / Taubes, Gary

"For years health organizations have preached the same rules for losing weight: restrict your calories, eat less, exercise more. It's simple enough. So why doesn't it work for millions of overweight or obese Americans? Gary Taubes sets the record straight--clarifying a century of misunderstanding about the differences between diet, weight control, and health--and gives us a revolutionary manifesto for the 21st-century diet, and a primer on how low-carbohydrate, high-fat/ketogenic diets can help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight for life. Taubes's book puts the ketogenic diet movement in the necessary historical and scientific perspective. It makes clear the vital misconceptions in how we've come to think about obesity and diet (no, people do not become fat simply because they eat too much; hormones play the critical role) and uses the collected clinical experience of the medical community to provide essential practical advice"--Provided by publisher.

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The dental diet : the surprising link between your teeth, real food, and life-changing natural health / Lin, Steven

"Dr. Steven Lin, an experienced dentist and the world's first dental nutritionist, shares the food-based health principles he has developed over the course of his career to ensure you have a healthy mouth and body for the rest of your life. Merging dental and nutritional science, Dr. Lin lays out the dietary program that not only prevents both dental fillings and cholesterol medications but gives readers the resources to raise kids who develop naturally straight teeth. From analyzing our ancestral traditions to epigenetics to exploring gut health and the microbiome, Dr. Lin provides the science behind his program and shares real-world applications. The Dental Diet arms the reader with a 40-day meal plan to help you easily and successfully implement the techniques into your everyday life. The Dental Diet food pyramid, exercises for the mouth, recipes, and cooking techniques are provided in helpful and efficient detail. What's good for the mouth is good for the body, and The Dental Diet shows readers that the tools to improve overall wellness levels and reverse disease are closer than we think--in our markets, our pantries, and, most frequently, in our mouths"

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The pain epidemic : a guide to issues, symptoms, treatments, and wellness / Goldenberg, Don L.

"Written by an internationally recognized expert, this book uniquely blends the latest research and understanding of chronic pain with very personal stories, including those of the author, his wife, his patients, and historical figures"--Provided by publisher.

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The rapids : ways of looking at mania / Twyford-Moore, Sam.

In this exploration of manic-depressive illness, the author discusses his own life as a manic-depressive person as well as looking at how the disorder is depicted in literature and film.

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Why we get sick : the hidden epidemic at the root of most chronic disease--and how to fight it / Bikman, Benjamin

"A scientist reveals the groundbreaking evidence linking many major diseases, including cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's disease, to a common root cause-insulin resistance-and shares an easy, effective plan to reverse and prevent it"--Provided by publisher.

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Your transplant adventure! : a kid's guide to organ transplant / Butler, Matt.

This picture book was created for young children who are in need of a solid organ transplant. It was developed by two dedicated Social Workers at the University of Michigan Transplant Center to give these children and their families something to put them more at ease with the organ transplant process and to help them understand that they are not alone. The bright and colorful illustrations appeal to a child’s eye. Simple text accompanies each illustration. A direct question (e.g. “Will I have stitches or a scar?”) on one page is answered on the facing page, beneath an original illustration (e.g. “Your doctor will use stitches or a special kind of glue to help your body heal from the surgery. After the stitches come out, you will have a scar. This will always remind you of how brave you were!”). This book is the perfect accompaniment for young children who may need a transplant, as well as for siblings and other family members who have questions and would appreciate some assistance on how to talk about the transplant process.