Healthcare Free Books
The perfect place for looking after body and mind, this is where you will find our definitive selection of health and lifestyle books. From books on healthy eating and getting in shape to inspiring self-help guides and invaluable books on pregnancy and childcare, and from engrossing medical memoirs to first aid manuals and books about coping with grief, depression and anxiety; feed your soul and strengthen your body here.
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Promoting Health and Wellbeing by Clare L. Bennett
Promoting Health and Wellbeing is an introductory textbook for nursing and healthcare students seeking to understand how to promote health and prevent ill health.
Your Cancer Road Map by Kim Thiboldeaux
No one should have to face cancer alone. Each year, 1.8 million people are diagnosed with cancer in the United States. Upon learning this difficult news, individuals also have a minefield of complex information to navigate regarding treatment plans, insurance coverage, clinical trials, and more.
The Cancer Cure That Worked! by Barry Lynes
A detailed account of Rife’s inventions and discoveries is the subject of The Cancer Cure That Worked. This startling book documents events from 1913 to the time of Rife’s death in 1972. Rife was an optical engineer and technician of great skill.
You Can Be Happy If You Want to Be by Kitty Corner
Stop spending time with wrong people. Life is too short to spend it with people squeezing all the juice out of you. If someone wants you to be present in his life, he will take care of your comfort. You won’t have to fight for a place by this person.
Working with Adolescents by Julie Anne Laser
Noted for its multisystemic–ecological perspective, this accessible text and practitioner resource has now been revised and expanded with 60% new material. The book provides a comprehensive view of adolescent development and explores effective ways to support teens who are having difficulties.
This Is Your Mind on Plants by Michael Pollan
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Michael Pollan, a radical challenge to how we think about drugs, and an exploration into the powerful human attraction to psychoactive plants — and the equally powerful taboos Of all the things humans rely on plants for—sustenance, beauty, fragrance, flavor, fiber—surely the most curious is our use of them is to change consciousness: to stimulate or calm, fiddle with or completely alter, the qualities of our mental experience.
The Evolved Self by Lloyd Hawkeye Robertson
In this work the self, which is core to such concepts as self-esteem and self-actualization, is mapped using elemental units of culture called memes. To understand this self, we draw on Western philosophy, major schools of psychology, and the cross-cultural experience of the self in both collectivist and individualist cultures.
The Diet Detox by Brooke Alpert
Your diet is making you fat. Forget the fads and finally lose weight for good with 10 simple rules—and no BS. We’re addicted to fad diets, cleanses, and programs that promise miracles in minutes. But when diets have expiration dates, so do the results. After those popular 30-day diets end, people slide back into the same bad habits that led them to gain weight in the first place. Nationally recognized nutrition expert Brooke Alpert has seen this happen far too often.
Sensational Sex in 7 Easy Steps by Ridwan Shabsigh
A leading clinician and researcher in the growing field of sexual medicine explains the connection between a man’s sexual function and overall health—and delivers a 7-step action plan for him to enjoy sexual intimacy over his entire life. As director of the New York Center for Human Sexuality at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Ridwan Shabsigh treats thousands of patients with sexual dysfunctions.
Date Smart by Carla Marie Manly
Sometimes we have HUGE expectations for the ideal relationship, but dating isn’t about being perfect or catching the perfect partner; it’s all about creating compassionate self-awareness and stronger self-esteem. A must-read for Millennial daters, this no-nonsense guide from clinical psychologist Carla Marie Manly, PhD, takes the guesswork out of dating with real-life examples, the latest research, and 33 vital mindset shifts designed to foster: empowered communication, strong, healthy boundaries, realistic, mindful expectations, increased red flag awareness, healthy dating dynamics, and more! Self-discovery is key to healthy relationships. Your life will change when you discover how to date strong, date fearlessly, and date smart.
New Baby Therapy by Lisa O Engelhardt
This charming volume will help you make the most-and cope with the worst-of a special time in a family’s life: the birth of a new baby. Written by a mother of three, it offers sound advice for handling the changes you’re going through (including diapers!) and provides tips for nuturing your baby and yourself.
Professional Guide to Diseases, 11th Edition by Laura Willis
Get ready to provide efficient, informed patient care, with the newly updated Professional Guide to Diseases , 11th Edition . This comprehensive guide offers the causes, signs and symptoms for more than 600 disorders, with expert nursing direction on tests, assessments, diagnosis, treatments, and special considerations.
Foolproofing Your Life by Jan Silvious
The world is filled with difficult people. It is impossible to avoid them. (You may have one, in particular, in your life right now.) In dealing with such people, we often try a number of coping strategies. Unfortunately, our best attempts at making peace often fail. This is because the difficult people in our lives are often what the Bible calls “fools.” And dealing with fools requires a special kind of biblical wisdom. You’ve tried everything–from confrontation to passivity.
Milk Consumption and Health by Ebbe Lange
Although there is no official definition of functional foods, it is generally considered that they are a group of foods which provide physiological benefits beyond those traditionally expected from food. Milk proteins have a great potential use as functional foods. It is not a one-nutrient food, nor is its impact restricted to one condition such as osteoporosis. Its many bioactive components are only just beginning to be defined and explained.
Medicine and Health by Emory Dean Keoke
Medicine and Health covers the many contributions American Indians made to the world in these areas. Early Native peoples learned which plants and animals provided them with the best nutrition. They invented treatments for their illnesses, performed operations on people – including brain surgery and skin grafts – and used antiseptics to prevent infection. In many ways, their medical and health practices were ahead of those of Europeans when settlers first came to the Americas. Ancient American Indian medical discoveries continue to save lives today.
Love and Laughter by Beth Liebling
This book is about sex—but it’s also about joy, intimacy, romance, and how a healthier, more playful attitude about sex can revitalize your relationships and enrich your entire life. Building on the success of her radio talk show on ESPN 97.5FM in Houston, Beth has written this book to extend the conversation and answer your questions about love and companionship, but also about learning to love your body, experiencing more sensual pleasure, and how to make your marriage last another fifty years. Whether you’ve just started a relationship or you’ve been together for decades, whether you haven’t had sex in months or you just had sex this morning, this book will help make your relationships more affectionate, silly, exciting, sexy and, most of all, fun.
Leaving the OCD Circus by Kirsten Pagacz
“It’s like the meanest, wildest monkey running around my head, constantly looking for ways to bite me.” That was how Kirsten Pagacz described her OCD to her therapist on their first session when she was well into her 30s—she’d been following orders from this mean taskmaster for 20 years, without understanding why. Initially the tapping and counting and cleaning and ordering brought her comfort and structure, two things lacking in her family life.
How to Heal Yourself from Anxiety by Amy B. Scher
A Brand New Approach to Healing Anxiety! Discover the remarkable energy therapy that has helped thousands of people when nothing else worked. Anxiety is not “just fear” and it doesn’t come from out of the blue. In fact, everything you think you know about anxiety is about to change. With a brand new approach to understanding and overcoming anxiety, this exceptional book is unique, go-at-your-own-pace, and full of hands-on techniques and guidance that illustrate one profound truth: healing from anxiety is possible.
How People Change by Marion Solomon, Daniel J Siegel
Drawing on cutting-edge neuroscience to understand psychotherapeutic change. Growth and change are at the heart of all successful psychotherapy. Regardless of one’s clinical orientation or style, psychotherapy is an emerging process that s created moment by moment, between client and therapist. How People Change explores the complexities of attachment, the brain, mind, and body as they aid change during psychotherapy.
Healthy Joints for Life by Richard Diana
No surgery. No medication. No drastic measures. Just healthy joints–for life! In this groundbreaking book, leading orthopedic surgeon and former NFL player Richard Diana, M.D., applies his unique experience and training to tackle join pain.
Health Psychology, 5th Edition by David F. Marks
Overcome negative thought patterns, reduce stress, and live a worry-free life. Overthinking is the biggest cause of unhappiness. Don’t get stuck in a never-ending thought loop. Stay present and keep your mind off things that don’t matter, and never will. Break free of your self-imposed mental prison. Stop Overthinking is a book that understands where you’ve been through,the exhausting situation you’ve put yourself into, and how you lose your mind in the trap of anxiety and stress.
Grief Diaries by Jennifer Clarke
Part of the 5-star book series, Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss of a Pregnancy features the stories of mothers seeking to find hope and healing in the aftermath of losing first, second, and third trimester pregnancies and stillbirths. Offering 18 firsthand accounts, readers who share the same path will find comfort and compassion, family and friends will gain better understanding, and professionals will appreciate the rich spectrum of journeys narrated by writers from around the world.
Gratitude Therapy by Christine Adams
How to count one’s blessings and watch them grow. Practical advice is highlighted with whimsical illustrations. Approx. 80 pages.
Essential Oils by Anton C. De Groot
This second volume in an exciting and detailed series on contact allergens provides monographs of all 181 fragrances and 79 essential oils which have caused contact allergy / allergic contact dermatitis, including the indicators for fragrance allergy (fragrance mixes I and II and Myroxylon pereirae resin [Balsam of Peru]) and non-fragrance allergens in botanical products used in the perfume industry.
Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses by Paul Barber
This ideal starter text for student nurses in pharmacology is now into its 4th edition. It makes pharmacology less intimidating by focusing on the knowledge needed at pre-registration level in order to safely and competently practice as a newly qualified nurse. Praised for its helpful layout and jargon-free language, this updated edition introduces pharmacology in a friendly, informative way, without assuming previous knowledge or a level of confidence in numeracy.
Decision Making in Aesthetic Practice by Vincent Wong
Decision Making in Aesthetic Practice The Right Procedures for the Right Patients Edited by Vincent Wong, BSc, MBChB, Vindoc Aesthetics, London, UK Healthcare professionals in Aesthetic Practice are often faced with a presenting complaint that may seem straightforward to treat but lends itself to more than one treatment option.
Decoding Communication by Girish Jain
Have your talks ever been passed over without any attention? Have you ever wished to possess the gift of the gab? Have you not desired to mesmerize your audience with your powerful words?? Here is the book that that you have been searching for, detailing eleven skills that will help you stand out as an effective and entrancing communicator.
Clean, Green, and Lean by Walter Crinnion
A renowned naturopathic doctor shows you how to get lean and be green while helping to save the planet. Now you can lose weight and be good to the environment, too—without starvation diets, calorie counting, complicated meal plans, or even having to exercise. Dr. Walter Crinnion, a naturopathic doctor and environmental medicine physician, shows you how to clean up your diet and clear out your body and home to eliminate unwanted pounds and toxins from your life.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine by Kevin Dew
Complementary and Alternative Medicine is a sociological investigation of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in contemporary society, and an exploration of the forces throughout the globe, across different institutions, and within different therapeutic spaces, that constrain or foster alternative medicine.
A Year without Men by Allison Carmen
A road map to inspire and empower women. Glass ceilings. Me, Too. Less than equal pay for equal work. After decades fighting to free ourselves from male-dominated social and economic structures, women still struggle. But many of us are poised to rise up with innovative ways to approach the many problems facing today’s world.