New Arrivals · Health & Medicine

June 24, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Beautiful scars

June 23, 2016
Brookbank, Kilee.
Georgetown, OH : KiCam Projects, c2016.
295 p. ; 22 cm.
Change -- A smile is born -- Hurting and healing -- A girl's best friend -- Struggling to be me -- Bright spotlight -- Fresh start -- Big little brother -- It's complicated -- Back to normal? -- Kilee gives back -- Rebuilding, going home -- New beginnings.
Kilee Brookbank was a typical sixteen-year-old girl, thinking about school, soccer, her friends and her boyfriend. But her last ordinary day erupted in an explosion that consumed her house, burning 45 percent of her body and sending her to the very brink of death. After 38 days of surgeries, skin grafts, perpetual physical therapy and excruciating pain, she had to discover how to live again. In each moment of her long journey back to everyday life, she had to make choices that would define who she was and who she would become.

Sleeping your way to the top : how to get the sleep you need to succeed

June 20, 2016
Cralle, Terry, author.
277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

The art and business of teaching yoga : the yoga professional's guide to a fulfilling career

June 14, 2016
Ippoliti, Amy, author.
Novato, California : New World Library, 2016.
190 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

Cracking the aging code : the new science of growing old---and what it means for staying young

June 14, 2016
Mitteldorf, Josh, author.
New York : Flatiron Books, 2016.
viii, 326 pages ; 25 cm
Preface : What This Book Is About -- Prologue : Your Inner Stalker / written by Dorion Sagan -- Introduction : How a Lifelong Obsession with Aging and Health Became My Career -- You Are Not a Car : You Body Does Not "Wear Out" -- The Way of Some Flesh : The Varieties of Aging Experience -- Darwin in a Straitjacket : Tracing Modern Evolutionary Theory -- Theories of Aging and Aging of Theories -- When Aging Was Young : Replicative Senescence -- When Aging Was Even Younger : Apoptosis -- The Balance of Nature : Demographic Homeostasis -- So We All Don't Die at Once : Wiles of the Black Queen -- Live Longer Right Now -- The Near Future of Aging -- All Tomorrow's Parties.
"A revolutionary examination of why we age, what it means for our health, and how we just might be able to fight it."-- Provided by publisher.

Show me all your scars : true stories of living with mental illness

June 14, 2016
xi, 257 pages ; 22 cm
"20 fascinating journeys through madness"--Page 4 of cover.
Take care / Ella Wilson -- Chairs / Yvette Frock Gottshall -- A little crazy / Susie Meserve -- Goodbye, suicide / Optimism One -- Show me all your scars : why people hurt themselves and what they can teach us / Jane Campbell -- Flying high / Andrea Rizzo -- How I became an angel / Jennifer Metsker -- True Americans / Andy Smart -- 'Scuse me while I fuck the sky / Ryan Bloom -- One of those / Annita Sawyer -- Make it a daisy / Joyce O'Connor -- A day in the life with bipolar illness, and nine years later / Madeline Strong Diehl -- A blessing / Leslie Smith Townsend -- The pain that tore in you an ocean / Chloë Mattingly -- There's a name for that? : living with trichotillomania / Alison Townsend -- Playing catch / Terri Sherrill -- Another trail of breadcrumbs / Peg Quinn -- Like a scratch on vinyl / Beazie Griffin -- Sequelae : the inner war / Beth Wiles -- Thief of souls / Jessamine Price.

How the body works.

June 14, 2016
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2016.
255 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.
"The facts simply explained"--Cover.
Under The Microscope -- Holding It Together -- On The Move -- Sensitive Types -- The Heart Of The Matter -- In And Out -- Fit And Healthy -- Chemical Balance -- The Circle Of Life -- Mind Matters.
Examines "all the complex processes that keep our bodies alive and thriving, from the basic building blocks of the body--our cells--to skin, muscles, and bones and the ways in which our many parts work together. Learn about the senses, how we read faces and body language, nutrition and immunity, the brain, sleep, memory, dreams, and much more"

Tristimania : a diary of manic depression

June 13, 2016
Griffiths, Jay, author.
Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint, [2016]
219 pages ; 24 cm
"Originally published by Hamish Hamilton / Penguin Random House UK" -- Title page verso.
My maddest Wednesday -- The condition of passion -- The trickster of the psyche -- Till the light -- Mind flight -- Artist- assassin: poems.

Mosby's dictionary of medicine, nursing & health professions.

June 10, 2016
St. Louis : Mosby, c1983-
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 25-27 cm.
Vols. for 2006- include 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).

Breast cancer sourcebook.

June 10, 2016
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, c2001-
v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"Provides basic consumer health information on risk factors, prevention, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of various types of breast cancer, along with facts about coping during and after treatment. Includes index, glossary of related terms and directory of resources"--Provided by publisher.

Mosby's medical dictionary.

June 10, 2016
St. Louis : Mosby, 1987-
v. : ill. (some col.) ; 26-27 cm.

Eating disorders sourcebook.

June 10, 2016
Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, Inc., c2001-
v. ; 24 cm.
"Provides basic consumer health information about risk factors, causes, and complications of eating disorders, along with facts about prevention, treatment, and recovery. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"-- Provided by publisher.

Calling the shots : why parents reject vaccines

June 10, 2016
Reich, Jennifer A., author.
New York : New York University Press, [2016]
315 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
The public history of vaccines -- Parents as experts -- Vaccines as unnatural intervention -- The limits of trust in big pharma -- Who calls the shots? -- The slow vax movement -- Finding natural solutions -- Vaccine liberty.

In memory of bread : a memoir

June 9, 2016
Graham, Paul, 1976-
ix, 262 pages ; 25 cm
Last meals -- The perfect immunological Trojan horse -- Wheat exile -- Cleaning house -- Guy Fieri and me -- In memory of beer -- What's wrong with the wheat? -- Strange grains -- The fearful gourmand -- The less-traveled gf road -- Spring at the market -- The God enzyme -- Summer rituals -- GF by choice -- Two Anniversaries -- Avoiding the doctor -- Getting GF with America's test kitchen -- Rising hopes -- Harvest time -- A bakery of our own.

Ordinarily well : the case for antidepressants

June 9, 2016
Kramer, Peter D., author.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.
xxii, 310 pages ; 24 cm
The birth of the modern -- Interlude : anecdote -- Random thoughts -- As Max saw it -- Interlude : the antithesis of science -- Off the hook -- Interlude : my sins -- Permission -- Interlude : what he came here for -- Anti-depressed -- Interlude : transitions -- Big splash -- Alchemy -- Interlude : providence -- Best reference -- Better, faster, cheaper -- Interlude : tolerably good -- Better than well -- Interlude : old dream -- Spotting trout -- Hypothetical counterfactual -- Two plus two -- In plain sight -- Trajectories -- No myth -- Interlude : pitch-perfect -- Trials -- Sham -- Elaboration -- Interlude : slogging -- Lowliness -- Washout -- All comers -- Interlude : cotherapy -- How we're doing -- Steady as she goes -- Interlude : nightmare -- Interlude : for my sins -- Interlude : practicing -- We are the 38 percent -- What we know.
"Do antidepressants actually work, or are they just glorified dummy pills? How can we tell one way or the other?In Ordinarily Well, the celebrated psychiatrist and author Peter D. Kramer addresses the growing mistrust of antidepressants among the medical establishment and the broader public by taking the long view. He charts the history of the drugs' development and the research that tests their worth, from the Swiss psychiatrist Roland Kuhn's pioneering midcentury discovery of imipramine's antidepressant properties to recent controversial studies suggesting that medications like Prozac and Paxil may be no better than placebos in alleviating symptoms. He unpacks the complex "inside baseball" of psychiatry--statistics--and reveals the fascinating ways that clinical studies and their results can be combined, manipulated, and skewed toward a desired conclusion. All the while, Kramer never loses sight of the patients themselves. He writes with deep empathy about his own clinical encounters over the decades as he weighed treatments, analyzed trial results, and considered the idiosyncrasies each case presented. As Kramer sees it, we must respect human complexity and the value of psychotherapy without denying the truth--that depression is a serious and destructive illness that demands the most effective treatment available"-- Provided by publisher.

Why diets make us fat : the unintended consequences of our obsession with weight loss

June 9, 2016
Aamodt, Sandra, author.
New York : Current, [2016]
viii, 290 pages ; 24 cm
The trouble with diets -- The diet roller coaster -- Willpower runs out -- How diets lead to weight gain -- The weight of beauty -- Our brains fight weight loss -- Why we gain weight -- Early life and adult weight -- Stress, shame, and stigma -- When calories don't count -- Blame your ancestors -- Follow the money -- A better way -- Eat with attention and joy -- Sleepwalking through dinner -- Healthy is better than thin -- Change your lifestyle, change your health -- Good habits beat good intentions.
A neuroscientist uses her knowledge of brain science and biology to explain why dieting does not work and that a cycle of dieting and gaining is actually worse for one's health than being overweight.

This is your brain on parasites : how tiny creatures manipulate our behavior and shape society

June 8, 2016
McAuliffe, Kathleen, author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
268 pages, [16] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"An Eamon Dolan book."
Before parasites were cool -- Hitching a ride -- Zombified -- Hypnotized -- Dangerous liaisons -- Gut feelings -- My microbes made me fat -- Healing instinct -- The forgotten emotion -- Parasites and prejudice -- Parasites and piety -- The geography of thought.
"Based on a wildly popular Atlantic article: an astonishing investigation into the world of microbes, and the myriad ways they control how other creatures -- including humans -- act, feel, and think As we are now discovering, parasites -- microbes that cannot thrive and reproduce without another organism as a host -- are shockingly sophisticated and extraordinarily powerful. In fact, a plethora of parasites affect our behavior in ways we have barely begun to understand. In this mind-bending book, McAuliffe reveals the eons-old war between parasites and other creatures that is playing out in our very own bodies. And more surprising still, she uncovers the decisive role that parasites may have played in the rise and demise of entire civilizations. Our obsession with cleanliness and our experience of disgust are both evolutionary tools for avoiding infection, but they evolved differently for different populations. Political, social, and religious differences among societies may be caused, in part, by the different parasites that prey on us. In the tradition of Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel and Neil Shubin's Your Inner Fish, This Is Your Brain on Parasites is both a journey into cutting-edge science and a revelatory examination of what it means to be human."-- Provided by publisher.

The eclectic physiology, or, Guide to health : with special reference to the nature of alcoholic drinks and narcotics and their effects upon the human system

June 8, 2016
Brown, Eli F., author.
189, 2 pages, 5 color leaves of plates (including frontispiece) : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm.
Preface by Eli F. Brown.
Eclectic educational series, books in science & physiology published by Van Antwerp, Bragg & Co. listed on 2 unnumbered pages at end.
Introductory -- The osseous system -- The muscular system -- The skin -- The teeth -- Food -- Digestion -- Circulation -- Respiration -- Excretion -- The nervous system -- The nervous system, concluded -- Special senses : touch, taste, smell -- Special senses, concluded : hearing -- Elementary sanitary science -- Emergency and accident.

Eat this, not that! : when you're expecting

June 7, 2016
Ashton, Jennifer, author.
New York : Galvanized, [2016]
xviii, 334 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Includes index.
What to Eat for your Baby--and You -- The First Trimester Diet -- The (Mildly Paranoid) Mom's Guide to Modern Chemistry -- The Second Trimester Diet -- The Third Trimester Diet -- Eat This, No That! At Your Favorite Restaurants -- Eat This, Not That! At Your Supermarket -- Cook This, Not That! a Trimester-by-Trimester Cookbook.
"Tired of worrying about what you should be eating for your baby--and for you? Dr. Jennifer Ashton, chief women's health correspondent for ABC News, has delivered 1,500 happy, healthy babies, and now she's here to help yours. Eat This, Not That! When You’re Expecting features trimester-by-trimester meal plans, detailed restaurant-by-restaurant guides, and aisle-by-aisle supermarket swaps--not to mention easy, delicious recipes that satisfy every craving. Now you can order, cook, and enjoy meals with total confidence, thanks to this authoritative, must-have healthy-eating guide, from America’s most trusted OB/GYN with David Zinczenko, co-founder of Eat This, Not That!,"

The stress solution : using empathy and cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce anxiety and develop resilience

June 7, 2016
Ciaramicoli, Arthur P., author.
Novato, California : New World Library, [2016]
xxiv, 206 pages ; 21 cm
"Contemporary life has come to include 1. working too much, 2. sleeping too little, and 3. feeling disconnected from partners and family (largely because of 1 and 2.) Our health and relationships suffer (as does our work.) As author Ciaramicoli shows, this state of affairs can be changed - while maintaining high performance success. His simple and realistic, yet powerful and profound techniques show readers how to use empathy to perceive accurately, use CBT to correct distorted thinking, and trigger our own neurochemistry to produce calm, focused energy. He developed this unique, three-pronged approach over 35 years working with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, and addictions. Over and over again, he has helped sufferers overcome old hurts and combat performance anxiety, fears, and hypervigiliance. Ciaramicoli's is a truly pioneering approach, and one that offers new promise to readers facing a variety of stress-based concerns"-- Provided by publisher.

Gluten exposed : the science behind the hype and how to navigate to a healthy, symptom-free life

May 31, 2016
Green, Peter H. R., author.
New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
xiv, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Defining the problem. What is your source of medical information? ; Does a gluten-free diet work for you? ; Picky eaters: orthorexia and the hygiene hypothesis ; Pitfalls and perils of a gluten-free diet ; Supplements and probiotics ; A word on testing: what do antibodies tell us? -- What is going on in the gut. The normal gut and digestion ; The gut in disease ; The microbiome ; The "second brain" in the gut -- The fingers on the trigger. Gluten and nongluten grains ; Carbohydrates and FODMAPs ; Drugs ; The double hit theory ; Inflammation ; Intestinal permeability: "leaky gut" -- Putting order in the disorders. Celiac disease ; Gluten sensitivity: the new kid on the block ; Irritable bowel syndrome ; Inflammatory bowel disease ; Eosinophilic esophagitis ; Neuropathy ; Diabetes ; Wheat and other food allergies ; Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome -- The brain-gut-gluten connection. Autism spectrum disorders and ADHD ; Schizophrenia: revisiting "bread madness" ; Brain fog: neurology or meteorology? ; The stress of holding back -- Navigating a gluten-free life. Nondietary therapies: the drug pipeline ; Eating healthy ; Myths and misconceptions ; Food for thought -- Appendix A: diets through the ages -- Appendix B: resources -- Appendix C: arsenic and mercury guidelines -- Appendix D: guidelines for eating gluten-free -- Appendix E: scientific articles and studies.
"Gluten Exposed is an inside-out examination of every symptom and condition associated with gluten, how gluten works in the body, what the gluten-free diet cures--and what it doesn't--and which drugs, supplements, and foods often cause problems blamed on gluten alone. It offers clear, welcome guidance and specific disease-based roadmaps that can help anyone achieve a healthier, symptom-free life"-- Provided by publisher.

Barron's PTCE : pharmacy technician certification exam

May 31, 2016
Koborsi-Tadros, Sacha, author.
Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational series, Inc., ; 2016.
iv, 292 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.

Essential oils every day : rituals and remedies for healing, happiness, and beauty

May 31, 2016
Gillerman, Hope.
New York, NY : HarperElixir, [2016]
247 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
What you need to know to get started -- Easy everyday rituals for self-care -- The scented home, healing vapors all around you -- Healing programs for better breathing, relaxation and focus, sounder sleep, easier travel, beautiful skin, and inspiration -- Fix me please!, building an essential oil medicine cabinet -- Buying your oils -- Easy to use essential oils.

Diseases of the sexual organs : anatomy, normal and morbid ; pathology, physical diagnosis and treatment of the diseases of those organs : arranged in eighty full-page colored illustrations and one hundred and sixty-two pages text, royal folio

May 31, 2016
Jeançon, J. A. (John A.)
Cincinnati : Progress Publishing Company, 1888.
2 volumes in 1 : illustrations, plates ; 47 cm
Includes indexes.
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection bound in original dark green cloth, with top and bottom edges and spine in black leather, spine title stamped in gilt lettering.
Vol. 1. Gynecology -- v. 2. Male organs.

What to expect when you're expecting

May 31, 2016
Murkoff, Heidi Eisenberg, author.
New York : Workman Publishing, [2016]
xii, 644 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Originally published as What to expect when you're expecting / by Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi eisenberg Murkoff, Sandee Eisenberg Hathaway, 1984.
Includes index.
First things first. Are you pregnant? ; Your pregnancy profile ; Your pregnancy lifestyle ; Nine months of eating well -- Nine months and counting from conception to delivery. The first month ; The second month ; The third month ; The fourth month ; The fifth month ; The sixth month ; The seventh month ; The eighth month ; The ninth month ; Labor and delivery ; Expecting multiples -- After the baby is born. Postpartum: the first week ; Postpartum: the first 6 weeks -- Staying healthy when you're expecting. If you get sick -- The complicated pregnancy. Managing complications ; Pregnancy loss.
Offers advice, insight, and tips for moms and dads, discussing pregnancy and birthing practices, prenatal screenings, postpartum birth control, and nutrition.

I do it with the lights on : and 10 more discoveries on the road to a blissfully shame-free life

May 27, 2016
Thore, Whitney Way, author.
New York : Ballantine Books, [2016]
240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Life got better when I was fat -- I wasn't a fat kid-but by kindergarten I had body image issues -- I don't want to kill myself when Iook in the mirror (anymore) -- Fat girls have eating disorders, too -- PCOS didn't make me this fat -- Americans aren't the worst of the fat-shamers -- Losing 100 pounds didn't make me happy -- Being fetishized isn't flattering -- I do it with the lights on -- Feminism is my favorite f-word -- Body-positivity doesn't promote obesity.

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