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A Natural History of the Senses

By: Ackerman, Diane

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Vintage Books (Random House): 1991

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 006010


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. View more info

Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution

By: Atkins, Robert C., M.D.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1973

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller ID: 000589


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. View more info

Hero, Artist, Sage, or Saint: A Survey of Views on What Is Variously Called Mental Health, Normality, Maturity, Self-Actualization, and Human Fulfillment

By: Coan, Richard W.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005443


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 With usual "withdrawn" stamping on edges and endpapers; light traces on tape residue on endpapers.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 &... View more info

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Controlling Cholesterol

By: Cooper, Kenneth, Dr.

Price: $2.20

Publisher: NY, Bantam: 1989

Edition: 1st Paperback Printing.

Seller ID: 000576


395 pp. Fitness movement leader outlines ways to lower cholesterol. Includes a table of cholesterol and fat content of common foods. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

The Healing Heart: Antidotes to Panic and Helplessness

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton & Co.: 1983

Edition: First Edition BOMC Dual Main Selection

Seller ID: 000011


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. View more info

Dr. Schweitzer of Lambarene

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, NY: Harper & Bros. 1960: 1960

Seller ID: 002809


Cloth & Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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. View more info

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Covenants: Inspiring the Soul of Healing

By: Crooks, Glenna M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Fort Washington, Pa., Covenant Matters Press: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 002431


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. View more info

The No Willpower Diet

By: Davis, Helen Ayers

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, David McKay Co.: 1969

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001846


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. View more info

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Age Erasers for Men

By: Dollemore, Doug; Giuliuci, Mark, and Editors of Men's Health

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Emmaus, Pa., Rodale Press: 1994

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 001398


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. View more info

1994 The Year Book of Neonatal and Perinatal Medicine

By: Fanaroff, Avroy A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Louis, Mosby Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003644


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. View more info

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Eccentric and Bizarre Behaviors

By: Franzini, Louis R.; Grossberg, John M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Wiley & Sons: 1995

Edition: 6th Printing.

Seller ID: 009378


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 View more info

Going Crazy: An Inquiry Into Madness in Our Time

By: Friedrich, Otto

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1975: 1975

Seller ID: 001573


Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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. View more info

Will Wider Use of Evidence-Based Medicine Signficantly Enhance Health Care Quality and Affordability: Implications for Consumer Driven Health Benefits

By: Fronstin, Paul, Ed.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Employee Benefit Research Institute:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007138


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 ... View more info

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The People's Pharmacy Guide to Home and Herbal Remedies.

By: Graedon, Joe and Teresa

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, St Martins Press: 1999

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 009424


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 View more info

No Laughing Matter

By: Heller, Joseph and Vogel, Speed

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1986: 1986

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 001308


Cloth & Boards. Very Good/Good. 2nd Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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. View more info

The Ginsengs: A User's Guide

By: Hobbs, Christopher

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz, Calif., Botanica Press: 1996

Seller ID: 000702


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. View more info

Sex--If I Didn't Laugh I'd Cry

By: Jess Lair Ph.D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Fawcett (Ballantine): 1985

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Seller ID: 010198


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 View more info

Sex Manual for Those Married or About to Be

By: Kelly, G. Lombard

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Augusta, Ga., Southern Medical Supply: 1948

Edition: 3rd Edition Revised; 6th Printing.

Seller ID: 009289


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... View more info

A Not Entirely Benign Procedure: Four Years as a Medical Student

By: Klass, Perri

Price: $2.50

Publisher: NY, NY: Signet, 1988: 1988

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001693


Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 1st Paperback Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 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. View more info

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Back To Eden

By: Kloss, Jethro

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Loma Linda, Calfi., Back to Eden Books Pub. Co.: 2004

Edition: Revised, Expanded 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 010073


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 View more info