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A Natural History of the Senses, Ackerman, Diane
1 Ackerman, Diane A Natural History of the Senses
NY Vintage Books (Random House) 1991 0679735666 / 9780679735663 9th Printing Trade Paperback Good + Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
One-inch vertical tear near top of spine on front cover. Slight rubbing on spine edges. Light toning. Text clean. A collection of sprightly essays about each of the sensory experiences. This book will make you more aware of things you see, hear, feel, smell and taste without thinking. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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2 Atkins, Robert C., M.D. Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution
NY Bantam 1973 19th Printing Mass Market Paperback Good  12mo - over 6' - 7' tall 
323 pp. Atkins presents his controversial diet emphasizing high protein intake and no carbohydrates. A publisher's preface alludes to criticism by the American Medical Association and advises readers to consult a physician before undertaking the diet; Atkins' 1973 congressional testimony appended. Moderate wear; pages yellowed. No markings.  
Price: 2.00 USD
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3 Coan, Richard W. Hero, Artist, Sage, or Saint: A Survey of Views on What Is Variously Called Mental Health, Normality, Maturity, Self-Actualization, and Human Fulfillment
Columbia University Press 1977 0231038062 / 9780231038065 First Edition Cloth Good + Very Good Book 8vo-- 9 in Tall 
322 pp. With usual "withdrawn" stamping on edges and endpapers; light traces on tape residue on endpapers. No other markings. Mylar on dj. A survey of the changing views of normality, maturity and self-actualization. Chapter titles include "Traditions in Western Thought, Traditions in Eastern Thought, Freud and Psychoanalysis, Existential Philosophy and Psychology" and more. Index. A cover blurb from the Contemporary Psychology journal praises Coan as a "competent psychometrician with full command of multivariate statistical techniques." 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Controlling Cholesterol, Cooper, Kenneth, Dr.
4 Cooper, Kenneth, Dr. Controlling Cholesterol
NY Bantam 1989 0553277758 / 9780553277753 1st Paperback Printing. Mass Market Paperback Very Good Book 
395 pp. Fitness movement leader outlines ways to lower cholesterol. Includes a table of cholesterol and fat content of common foods. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Price: 2.20 USD
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5 Cousins, Norman Dr. Schweitzer of Lambarene
NY NY: Harper & Bros. 1960 1960 Cloth & Boards Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Cloth & Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 254 coated pages, numerous photographs by Clara Urquhart. Light foxing of end papers, otherwise clean. Cousins pens a personal account of Schweitzer's medical work in Africa and the challenging conditions of his clinic. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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6 Cousins, Norman The Healing Heart: Antidotes to Panic and Helplessness
NY W.W. Norton & Co. 1983 0393018164 / 9780393018165 First Edition BOMC Dual Main Selection Cloth Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
288 pp with nidex, bibliog. Former Saturday Review editor presents his experiences with mind-body healing. He was one of the first to write on the subject, risking ridicule. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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7 Crooks, Glenna M. Covenants: Inspiring the Soul of Healing
Fort Washington, Pa. Covenant Matters Press 2002 097234960X / 9780972349604 2nd Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
390 pp. New, with pre-publication press release laid in. Author, formerly with the Reagan administration, now leads a health care think tank. She presents ideas for revamping the U.S. health care industry and healing the adversarial conflicts that are eroding the quality of care. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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8 Davis, Helen Ayers The No Willpower Diet
NY David McKay Co. 1969 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Cloth & Boards Very Good Fair + Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
340 pp. Slightly bumped, 2 rips in dj. Hundreds of recipes for low-calorie dishes in all categories; tips on getting started in dieting. Includes calorie chart. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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9 Dollemore, Doug; Giuliuci, Mark, and Editors of Men's Health Age Erasers for Men
Emmaus, Pa. Rodale Press 1994 0875962130 / 9780875962139 5th Printing Pictorial Board Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
596 pp. A few rear pages have dampness rippling on margin, otherwise clean and nearly new. An encyclopedic guide to maintaining fitness in mid-life and beyond, covering dozens of common aging ailments, such as prostate problems, stress, impotence, gout, hearing loss, baldness, etc. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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10 Fanaroff, Avroy A. 1994 The Year Book of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine
St. Louis Mosby Inc 1994 0815152299 / 9780815152293 First Edition Cloth Good + No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
469 pp. No markings, still bright. Near fine except for slightly noticeable cuts into rear cover. Scores of abstract of technical articles collected from more than 70 medical journals. With commentary. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Eccentric and Bizarre Behaviors, Franzini, Louis R.; Grossberg, John M.
11 Franzini, Louis R.; Grossberg, John M. Eccentric and Bizarre Behaviors
NY Wiley & Sons 1995 0471545201 / 9780471545200 6th Printing. Trade Papeback Near Fine Book 
177 pp. Nearly new, corner curled. Text clean. Spine uncreased. Two San Diego State psychology professors compile a pop-psychology overview of various disorders, mostly of a sexual nature. Written in a somewhat lighthearted style, suggesting that many of us may have abnormal aspects. Conditions and behaviors examined include erotophilia, frottage, Stockholm syndrome, vampirism, fear of penis shrinkage, necrophilia and several more. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In 
Price: 7.00 USD
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12 Friedrich, Otto Going Crazy: An Inquiry Into Madness in Our Time
NY NY: Simon & Schuster, 1975 1975 0671221744 / 9780671221744 Boards Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 345 pp., index, light foxing on endpaper, spine bumped, else clean. A journalist surveys the many great artists and writers who have been touched at times by insanity. Highly anecdotal and readable. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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13 Fronstin, Paul, Ed. Will Wider Use of Evidence-Based Medicine Signficantly Enhance Health Care Quality and Affordability: Implications for Consumer Driven Health Benefits
Employee Benefit Research Institute 0866430997 / 9780866430999 1st Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine Book 4to -- 11 in Tall 
79 pp. Close to new, lightly read, no markings. Glossy stiff wraps, spine uncreased. Evidence-based medicine was just starting to emerge as a buzz term when EBRI convened this conference in 2003. Traces of the idea have been inserted into Obamacare; the impact remains to be seen. The premise is that doctors, hospitals and insurers should concentrate on providing medical services that actually help. The principle ideally prevents overmedicating, but also can be a tool of medical rationing. After all, will a heart bypass really improve the quality of life of an octogenarian? This book has about 20 brief papers exploring the subject. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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14 Graedon, Joe and Teresa The People's Pharmacy Guide to Home and Herbal Remedies.
NY St Martins Press 1999 0312207794 / 9780312207793 3rd Printing. Glossy Boards Fine Book 
428 pp., index. Nearly new, no markings. An A to Z handbook of remedies for various ailments and conditions. Includes herbal products and dietary supplements. Gives herb/drug interactions to avoid. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall 
Price: 6.00 USD
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15 Heller, Joseph and Vogel, Speed No Laughing Matter
NY NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1986 1986 0399130861 / 9780399130861 2nd Printing Cloth & Boards Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Cloth & Boards. Very Good/Good. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 335 pp. front hinge weak, previous owner's embossed stamp on front end paper. No markings, chipping on dj. Novelist Heller writes a humorous account of his experience with Guillain-Barre Syndrome, and support he received from fellow writers. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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16 Hobbs, Christopher The Ginsengs: A User's Guide
Santa Cruz, Calif. Botanica Press 1996 1884360068 / 9781884360060 Trade Paperback Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
103 pp., bibliography, appendices, include recipes section. Soiled cover, corners curled, text clean. Spine uncreased. Herbalist Hobbs, a botanist and founder of Rainow Light Herbal Extracts, offers a guide to various uses of 10 varieties of ginseng. Light wear. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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17 Jess Lair Ph.D. Sex--If I Didn't Laugh I'd Cry
NY Fawcett (Ballantine) 1985 0449211207 / 9780449211205 3rd Printing. Mass Market Paperback Very Good + Book 
317 pp. Close to new, spine uncreased. Text clean. A sex therapist offers his approach to sexual success, emphasizing communication, willingness to discuss failures and fears, self-esteem. Size: 12m0 -- 7 in Tall 
Price: 4.00 USD
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18 Kelly, G. Lombard Sex Manual for Those Married or About to Be
Augusta, Ga. Southern Medical Supply 1948 3rd Edition Revised; 6th Printing. Stapled Stiff Wraps Very Good No Jacket Book 
84 pp. Light soil and fading to covers. Text clean. Gift inscription to newlyweds on inside cover. Somewhat thumbed. Cover has lower corner crease. "Hosts of married couples are morons about sex." With this startling quotation as an opener, a University of Georgia professor of anatomy gives a frank and informal guide to sexual practice. While the author emphasizes there should be nothing shameful about sex, the title page states the booklet is distributed only by prescription for a dollar apiece. "Orders received direct from laymen without prescriptions will be returned to the senders." The manual is a quaint reminder of sexual attitudes that existed shortly after World War 2 as the first faint stirrings of women's liberation started seeping through American culture. Several illustrations provide cutaways of male and female genitalia and reproductive systems. Sexual relations are presented in a mostly clinical fashion, but the author does acknowledge that women as well as men have sexual desires that must be satisfied. However, he contends that twice a week is the recommended frequency to avoid "immediate or eventual harm to one or both of the individuals." He doesn't detail what problems over-indulgence might cause. Chapters deal with such subjects as use of a condom, need for lubricants, methods of birth control (as then existed, primarly condoms, rhythm method and questionable douches), frigidity, change of life (in both men and women), and sexual oddites, such as "caught penis" and priapism. Interesting the manual contains no mention of homosexuality. Cover notes that 130,000 copies were in print as of 1948, three years after the manual was first issues. Size: 12mo -- 7.5 In. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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19 Klass, Perri A Not Entirely Benign Procedure: Four Years as a Medical Student
NY NY: Signet, 1988 1988 0451153588 / 9780451153586 1st Paperback Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good Book 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. ISBN:0451153588. 286 pp. Pages age-toned, slight spotting along rear cover edge, otherwise clean, no markings. A medical student writes about her training plus her experiences with motherhood while a student. 
Price: 2.50 USD
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Back To Eden, Kloss, Jethro
20 Kloss, Jethro Back To Eden
Loma Linda, Calfi. Back to Eden Books Pub. Co. 2004 0940985101 / 9780940985100 Revised, Expanded 2nd Edition. Mass Market Paperback Very Good Book 
1006 pp. Used, spine creased but binding of extra-thick mass market paperback is still strong. Expanded condition includes the original material from the Kloss family, plus 300 pp. of additional material and several historical b&w photos. A guide to herbal cooking and herbal medicines and other home remedies. Size: 12mo -- 6.75 in Tall, 2.5 In Thick 
Price: 9.00 USD
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