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Afterwards, You're a Genius : Faith, Medicine, and the Metaphysics of Healing
by Chip Brown

Penguin USA (Paper)
Hardcover - 398 pages
(December 1998)


$17.47
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4.5 out of 5 stars
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When literary journalist Chip Brown offers up his heart to various healers for mending, the result is a probing, often hilarious journey into the depths of the alternative-medicine movement. Consider the power of mummified bananas. You may call exponents of this diet "woo-woos and wackos," as Brown... Read more

 


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The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning - An Introduction to the Core Exercises
by Sean P. Gallagher, et al

Bainbridge Books
Paperback - 208 pages
1 edition (March 7, 1999)


$15.96

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There's a photo of Joseph Pilates on the back cover of this book. He looks like a strapping young James Dean, with rippled abdominal muscles and defined--but not creepily large--quads, pecs, and biceps. He could pass for 30, but he was almost 60 years old when the photo was taken.

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The Promise of Sleep : A Pioneer in Sleep Medicine Explains the Vital Connection Between Health, Happiness, and a Good Night's Sleep
by William C. Dement, Christopher Vaughan

Delacorte Pr
Hardcover - 540 pages
(April 1999)
(March 16, 1999)

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"We are a sleep-sick society," says William C. Dement, M.D., Ph.D. According to Dr. Dement, "sleep science" has yielded a great deal of scientific knowledge about sleep--yet the general public, and even doctors, aren't aware of it. Sleep disorders are routinely misdiagnosed or ignored, sometimes... Read more

 


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Woman: An Intimate Geography
by Natalie Angier

Houghton Mifflin Co (Trd)
Hardcover - 398 pages
(April 1, 1999)


$17.50

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Despite scientific evidence to the contrary, as far as the health care profession is concerned the standard operating design of the human body is male. So when a book comes along as beautifully written and endlessly informative as Natalie Angier's Woman: An Intimate Geography, it's a cause for major... Read more

 


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The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work
by John Mordechai Gottman, Nan Silver

Crown Pub
Hardcover - 271 pages
1 Ed edition (April 1999)


$16.10
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According to most relationship books, the key to a solid marriage is communication, communication, communication. Phooey, says John Gottman, Ph.D., author of the much-lauded Why Marriages Succeed or Fail. There's much more to a solid, "emotionally intelligent" marriage than sharing every feeling and... Read more

 


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The Ultimate Workout Log: An Exercise Diary and Fitness Guide
by Suzanne Schlosberg

Houghton Mifflin Co (Pap)
Paperback - 160 pages
2nd spiral edition (January 1999)




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Do you want to run a 5K this year or finish a triathlon next spring? Or are you starting your first fitness program because the doctor said you have to lose weight? Do you drink enough water, or overdo it on the carbo-loading? The Ultimate Fitness Log can assist you in tracking your fitness... Read more

 


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The American Physical Therapy Association Book of Body Maintenance and Repair
by Marilyn Moffat(Editor), et al

Henry Holt & Company, Inc.
Paperback - 288 pages
(April 1999)


$13.97
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4 out of 5 stars
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Whether you've been injured or want to avoid injury, the American Physical Therapy Association Book of Body Repair and Maintenance can help you. Part 1 is the first place to go if you've been hurt. It presents nine common injury sites--back, neck, jaw, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand, hip, knee, and... Read more

 


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Real-World Fitness
by Kathy Kaehler, Cheryl K. Olson (Contributor)

Golden Books Pub Co (Adult)
Paperback - 138 pages
Spiral edition (January 1999)


$13.97
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"Grabbing exercise when and where you can really does count," says Kathy Kaehler, fitness trainer of celebrities like Meg Ryan, Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Aniston, and Claudia Schiffer. You've seen her dispensing fitness tips on the Today show and in several exercise videos. In Real-World Fitness,... Read more

 



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