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Download Curing and Healing: Medical Anthropology in Global Perspective - Andrew Strathern, Pamela J. Stewart

Curing and Healing: Medical Anthropology in Global Perspective - Andrew Strathern, Pamela J. Stewart
This popular book draws on a rich array of ethnographic cases from around the world to demonstrate the complexities of ideas and practices that surround the health of the human body, and how health is impacted by the beliefs and practices of the community. In addition to comprehensive updating and revision throughout the text, this second edition contains expanded materials on the epidemiology of malaria and tuberculosis and further reflections on both doctor-patient communication in

Download Vegetarianism: A History - Colin Spencer

Vegetarianism: A History - Colin Spencer
Food writer Colin Spencer discusses those who came to vegetarianism by choice, not necessity, from the religions that preach it such as Hinduism and Seventh Day Adventism to the notable individuals who have practiced it, including Leonardo da Vinci and Gandhi. In this accessible history of vegetarianism, Spencer also explores the psychology of abstention and the ideas that have informed a meat-free diet throughout the ages.

Download Wandering Home: A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape:Vermont's Champlain Valley and New York's Adirondacks - Bill McKibben

Wandering Home: A Long Walk Across America's Most Hopeful Landscape:Vermont's Champlain Valley and New York's Adirondacks - Bill McKibben
The acclaimed author of The End of Nature takes a three-week walk from his current home in Vermont to his former home in the Adirondacks and reflects on the deep hope he finds in the two landscapes. Bill McKibben begins his journey atop Vermont’s Mt. Abraham, with a stunning view to the west that introduces us to the broad Champlain Valley of Vermont, the expanse of Lake Champlain, and behind it the towering wall of the Adirondacks. “In my experience,” McKibben tells us, “the world

Download Growing Marijuana Indoors: A Foolproof Guide - Jay Carter Brown

Growing Marijuana Indoors: A Foolproof Guide - Jay Carter Brown
How do you grow the best pot in the world? Whether it’s medical marijuana (cannabis indica) or recreational marijuana (cannabis sativa), a grower needs clear information and helpful tips presented in a straightforward way. Medical marijuana must be free of contaminants, which could prove harmful to patients using it, and so it’s usually grown indoors where the environment can be controlled. Temperature and humidity need to be carefully monitored, and the grower must watch out for and

Download My Beef with Meat: The Healthiest Argument for Eating a Plant-Strong Diet - Plus 140 New Engine 2 Recipes - Rip Esselstyn

My Beef with Meat: The Healthiest Argument for Eating a Plant-Strong Diet - Plus 140 New Engine 2 Recipes - Rip Esselstyn
For the millions who are following a plant-based diet, as well as those meat-eaters who are considering it, MY BEEF WITH MEAT is the definitive guide to convincing all that it's truly the best way to eat! New York Times Bestelling author of The Engine 2 Diet and nutrition lecturer Rip Esselstyn, is back and ready to arm readers with the knowledge they need to win any argument with those who doubt the health benefits of a plant-based diet--and convince curious carnivores to change

Download Avoiding Breast Cancer While Balancing Your Hormones - Joseph F. Mcwherter

Avoiding Breast Cancer While Balancing Your Hormones - Joseph F. Mcwherter
Dr. McWherter reveals the steps that you can take to help avoid breast cancer, and how bio-identical hormone replacement can be used without increasing cancer risks. Expalins how a special type of estrogen manufactured in the breast can kill breast cancer cells. Covers how iodine plays a major role in breast health; how detoxification rejuvenates the mind and body while protecting the breast; how thermography can be used in detecting precancerous changes long before they appear on

Download The Stem Cell Dilemma: Beacons of Hope or Harbingers of Doom? - Leo Furcht, William Hoffman

The Stem Cell Dilemma: Beacons of Hope or Harbingers of Doom? - Leo Furcht, William Hoffman
Today's scientists are showing us how stem cells create and repair the human body. Unlocking these secrets has become the new Holy Grail of biomedical research. But behind that search lies a sharp divide. Stem cells offer the hope of creating or repairing tissues lost to age, disease, and injury. Yet because of this ability, stem cells hold the potential to incite an international biological arms race. THE STEM CELL DILEMMA will tell you everything you ever wanted to know about stem

Download killer metabolism - Bernadett Pelcz

killer metabolism - Bernadett Pelcz
A childhood and adolescence spent struggling with her weight and experimenting with futile fad diets made our author realize that, instead of fixing her problem, she was making it worse. Something was missing, a puzzle piece that could create an entire solution, not just to weight loss or weight gain, and not merely to reach a particular goal but instead to a way to maintain the progress she’d made toward that goal. She knew that there are answers to nearly all questions, if one

Download The Home Apothecary: Cold Spring Apothecary's Cookbook of Hand-Crafted Remedies & Recipes for the Hair, Skin, Body, and Home - Stacey Dugliss-Wesselman

The Home Apothecary: Cold Spring Apothecary's Cookbook of Hand-Crafted Remedies & Recipes for the Hair, Skin, Body, and Home - Stacey Dugliss-Wesselman
With the resurgence of small-batch, locally crafted boutiques and brands that mimic heritage brand ideals, today’s consumers are looking for a product with an emphasis on locally sourced production and ingredients. They are already stocking their pantries and fridges with natural, whole foods and relying on real ingredients for better health. The Home Apothecary offers fresh ideas for caring for the body on the outside, too. It features a bounty of recipes: more than 75 original,

Download Depression : Cured at Last! - Sherry A. Rogers

Depression : Cured at Last! - Sherry A. Rogers
From the Hardcover Book Jacket: Just when you thought there was no hope, along comes a book to show you step-by-step the many hidden causes of depression, and how to diagnose and treat them. Even better - much of this can be done at home. And while finding and correcting the hidden causes of your depression, you will most likely find and correct the causes of many, if not all of your other symptoms. For this is a blueprint for solving most medical (including mental) problems. In spite

Download The Dude and the Zen Master - Jeff Bridges, Bernie Glassman

The Dude and the Zen Master - Jeff Bridges, Bernie Glassman
The New York Times bestseller from Academy award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and Zen leader and author of Bearing Witness, Bernie Glassman. Zen master Bernie Glassman compares Jeff Bridges’s iconic role in The Big Lebowski to a Lamed-Vavnik: one of the men in Jewish mysticism who “are simple and unassuming, and so good that, on account of them, God lets the world go on.” His buddy Jeff puts it another way. The wonderful thing about the Dude, he says, is that he’d always rather hug it

Download Performance Anxiety: Overcoming Your Fear in the Workplace, Social Situations, Interpersonal Communications, the Performing Arts - Mitchell W. Robin

Performance Anxiety: Overcoming Your Fear in the Workplace, Social Situations, Interpersonal Communications, the Performing Arts - Mitchell W. Robin
Overcome your fear in the workplace, social situations, interpersonal communications, and the performing arts. Whether it comes in the form of making a business presentation, performing onstage, or delivering a speech, performance anxiety can affect anyone. This breakthrough book, written by staff members of the prestigious institute for Rational-Emotive Therapy, offers sixteen prescriptive exercises that will help the millions who suffer from the syndrome. Performance Anxiety shows

Download Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--and Endangered - Bruce D. Perry, Maia Szalavitz

Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--and Endangered - Bruce D. Perry, Maia Szalavitz
An inside look at the power of empathy: Born for Love is an unprecedented exploration of how and why the brain learns to bond with others—and a stirring call to protect our children from new threats to their capacity to love From birth, when babies' fingers instinctively cling to those of adults, their bodies and brains seek an intimate connection, a bond made possible by empathy—the ability to love and to share the feelings of others. In this provocative book, renowned child

Download Erasing Death: The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death - Sam Parnia

Erasing Death: The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death - Sam Parnia
Contrary to popular belief, death isnot a moment in time, such as whenthe heart stops beating, respirationceases, or the brain stops functioning. Death,rather, is a process—a process that can beinterrupted well after it has begun. Innovativetechniques, such as drastically reducing thepatient's body temperature, have proven to beeffective in revitalizing both the body andmind, but studies show they are only employedin approximately half of the hospitalsthroughout the United States and

Download The Dead-Tossed Waves - Carrie Ryan

The Dead-Tossed Waves - Carrie Ryan
Gabry lives a quiet life. As safe a life as is possible in a town trapped between a forest and the ocean, in a world teeming with the dead, who constantly hunger for those still living. She’s content on her side of the Barrier, happy to let her friends dream of the Dark City up the coast while she watches from the top of her lighthouse. But there are threats the Barrier cannot hold back. Threats like the secrets Gabry’s mother thought she left behind when she escaped from the

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