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- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Have you ever been annoyed by cell phone yakkers, line cutters, or movie chatterers? Been confused about who pays at a restaurant? Received a gift you hated? Fumed over how to respond to a nosy question? America's etiquette expert Peggy Post comes to the rescue in this concise, readable handbook devoted to the top 100 etiquette issues everyone... more...
- Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 16.95
It?s hard to decide which is more frightening--the “food? teenagers enjoy, or the things they say about their bodies. Whether it?s your son?s passion for chips and soda or your daughter?s announcement that she “feels fat,? kids? attitude about how they look and what they should eat often seem devoid of common sense. In a world where television and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 89.99
Adolescent pregnancy is a problem which arouses strong feelings. This book attempts to put the matter as it affects the USA into a historical framework and to discuss the social and policy issues raised. more...
- American Diabetes Association 2013; US$ 9.99
For most people with diabetes, the first line of defense is adding exercise to the daily routine. Everyone with diabetes should be getting some physical activity into their lifestyle. The key to good diabetes self-care is simple: stay active by making the most of the activities that are already part of a person's daily life. The "I Hate to Exercise"... more...
- American Diabetes Association 2006; US$ 14.95
Sticking to an exercise plan is tough, but the key is simple: stay active by making the most of the activities you already do. This revised and expanded edition contains even more easy ways to build activity and exercise into your daily routine, including low-impact activities that are perfect if you're older, and a new chapter on walking and on exercising... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2010; US$ 13.95
Success! A Preface to the New Edition Part I : The Big Picture Chapter 1: Our five basic food instincts: The key to permanent weight control Chapter 2: Hunger: The need to feel full Chapter 3: Availability: Just because it?s there Chapter 4: Calorie density: Too good to resist Chapter 5: Familiarity: Cravings and triggers Chapter 6: Variety: Too... more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 26.95
Why do life-saving prescription drugs cost so much? Drug companies insist that prices reflect the millions they invest in research and development. In this gripping exposé, Merrill Goozner contends that American taxpayers are in fact footing the bill twice: once by supporting government-funded research and again by paying astronomically high prices... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
Exploring the rapidly increasing interest in obesity and fatness, this book engages with dominant ideas about 'fatness' and analyses the assumptions that inform anti-fat attitudes in the West, looking at the intersection of medicine and morality in pathologising 'fat' bodies. more...
(Er-)Leben ohne Ende? Die Freiheit des Willens: Kommentierendes Glossar zur buddhistischen Tradition der tibetischen MedizinDiplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 35.63
Die Traditionelle Tibetische Medizin (TTM) ist ein in sich abgestimmtes Medizinsystem und damit eine differenzierte ganzheitliche Medizin. Ihr somatisches sowie geistig-spirituelles Medizinkonzept vermag alle Bereiche der menschlichen Wesenheit zu erfassen, einschließlich deren psychosozialen Kompetenz. Dies entspricht den Ansichten der modernen westlichen... more...
- Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2013; US$ 19.95
Diabetes neemt wereldwijd ongekende vormen aan. Geschat wordt dat er in 2030 350 miljoen diabetespatiënten zullen zijn. Goede metabole regulatie is van groot belang voor patiënten met diabetes mellitus. Echter het streven naar lagere plasmaglucoseconcentraties gaat onlosmakelijk gepaard met een groter risico op het ontstaan van hypoglykemie.In dit... more...