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Down Syndrome Behind the Dykes: Research in the Netherlands
Down Syndrome Behind the Dykes
Research in the Netherlands
Paperback      ISBN: 9053836101
A Natural History of the Senses
A Natural History of the Senses
Paperback      ISBN: 0679735666
A naturalist guides readers through the human senses, discussing the evolution of the kiss, the sadistic cuisine of eighteenth-century England, the chemistry of pain, and the melodies of Earth
Twelve Hours' Sleep by Twelve Weeks Old: A Step-by-step Plan for Baby Sleep Success
Twelve Hours' Sleep by Twelve Weeks Old
A Step-by-step Plan for Baby Sleep Success
Hardcover      ISBN: 0525949593
"Babies need it, parents want it-- the call for a good night’s sleep has parents everywhere looking for a solution like this: an easy-to-follow plan from a renowned baby sleep specialist that delivers on the promise of its title."
One Oar: A Journey With Alzheimer's
One Oar
A Journey With Alzheimer's
Paperback      ISBN: 0975383302
...the heart of the thing is the marriage. I's not a book about Alzheimer's. ...Beautiful in spirit and in execution, it deserves all the recognition it has received.Gail Martin, Author of The Hourglass . . .each poem is vivid, clearly constructed and deeply moving. Marie gets to the heart with no sentimentality.Conrad Hillberry, Author of Sorting the Smoke and Taking Notes Her candid reflections on love that endures in the face of inexorable loss will resonate with those who face similar challenges.Marie Stoline, RN, Gerontology Services, Kalamazoo, Michigan Poem by poem Bahlke constructs a mitred, polished document, a clear-eyed chronicle of loss.Susan Ramsey, Instructor, Women's Literature, L. Lee Stryker Center, Kalamazoo College
Add-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life
Add-Friendly Ways to Organize Your Life
Paperback      ISBN: 1583913580
A long overdue response to the needs of adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. It deals directly and exclusively with the greatest challenge that adults with ADHD face: the problem of disorganization.
Asthma: The Complete Guide to Integrative Therapies
Asthma
The Complete Guide to Integrative Therapies
Paperback      ISBN: 0892819324
A comprehensive program to help asthma sufferers identify their triggers, make changes in their environment, diet, and lifestyle, and reduce their dependence on drugs. • Evaluates the full range of therapies, including acupuncture, herbalism, massage, yoga, and breathing exercises, as well as standard pharmaceuticals. • By the authors of the bestselling Food Allergies and Food Intolerance. • Provides special advice for parents with asthmatic children. Almost everyone with asthma could be feeling better and using fewer drugs; this book shows you how. Internationally recognized authorities on allergies and asthma, Dr. Jonathan Brostoff and Linda Gamlin provide a comprehensive step-by-step program to help you identify your personal asthma triggers and make changes in your environment, diet, and lifestyle that can reduce your exposure to allergens and your need for drugs. The authors have examined the most up-to-date research to offer a critical survey of the full range of asthma therapies, from alternatives such as acupuncture, herbalism, yoga, and breathing exercises to the commonly prescribed pharmaceuticals. Expectant mothers and fathers with asthma will appreciate the information on how to reduce the risk of their unborn child acquiring the disease, and parents will find advice that can help their asthmatic children lead happier, healthier lives.
Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Disorders
Everything You Need to Know About Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Disorders
Paperback      ISBN: 0471407933
A guide to the treatment and prevention of the disease tells how to recognize symptoms, how to remove ticks safely, and where to find information and support organizations.
The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
The Coming Plague
Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
Hardcover      ISBN: 0374126461
An exploration of the battle against microbes, based on research in virology, molecular biology, disease ecology, and medicine, examines the current outbreak of infectious diseases and outlines what can be done to prevent the coming plague
The Broken Cord: A Family's Ongoing Struggle With Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
The Broken Cord
A Family's Ongoing Struggle With Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060160713
Dorris, author of A Yellow raft in blue water , professor at Dartmouth College, and member of the Modoc Indian tribe, tells the moving story of his adopted Sioux son Adam, who suffers from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, and offers an informed general account of FAS itself. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
The Anatomy Of Hope: How People Prevail In The Face Of Illness
The Anatomy Of Hope
How People Prevail In The Face Of Illness
Paperback      ISBN: 0375757759
Explores the diverse ways in which hope and other positive emotions influence the healing process, drawing on real-life experiences to analyze the biology of hope, as well as its benefits and limits.