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Ganbaru Mindset: Do Your Best

by Luke Amery, Rodney Miles & Lauren Clemett

Relive the tragedy and triumph Luke Amery went through in his battle with brain cancer—a battle he has won. “Ganbaru” is a Japanese term which means to “stand firm” in spite of circumstances, to do...


Moving into Residential Care

by Colleen Doyle & Gail Roberts

Moving into care is a significant life event for older people and their families and often occurs at a time when other life stresses such as deaths of loved ones and health complications are paramount. This...


Counselling and Psychotherapy with Older People in Care

by Felicity Chapman

The global population is ageing rapidly yet there is a shortage of skilled professionals able to support the wellbeing of older people in care. Older people can be more vulnerable to mental health issues such...


A Guide to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

by Janet Hoskin, David Schonfeld, Veronica Hinton & Lianne Abbot et al.

The prognosis for individuals with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) is improving, with some men with DMD living into their 30s and 40s. More vital than ever, this book helps teachers and parents to support...


Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors and Patients

by Jimmy Kwok

Dr Yoga's Practice Manual - Endorsed by world leading oncologists and yoga teachers. With guided sequences of three levels of difficulties, helping you to progress through your breast cancer journey into your...


Stroke call 911: Clot buster for stroke

by M.A. Kazmi

Dear: 

Book : STROKE CALL 911

Author: Dr. Kazmi. 

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and long-term disability in adults in the United States. There are 795,000 new strokes in the U.S. per year. The...


Southern Perspectives on the Queer Movement: Committed to Home

by Sheila R. Morris & Harlan Greene

A collection of essays by South Carolina activists on the development of the LGBTQ movement


My Tow Elaines

by Martin Schreiber & Cathy Breitenbucher

Former governor of Wisconsin Martin J. Schreiber has seen his beloved wife, Elaine, gradually transform from the woman who gracefully entertained in the Executive Residence to one who no longer recognizes him...


Minus One

by Dorothy Hansen

This moving memoir details the first twelve months after a mastectomy and how one woman has dealt with it. Facing cancer focuses the mind sharply on both the past and the future: the present has simply to be...


Statin Nation

by Justin Smith

Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, and for decades conventional health authorities have pushed that the culprits are fat and cholesterol clogging up coronary arteries. Consequently, lowering...


Dementia, Sex and Wellbeing

by Danuta Lipinska, Caroline Baker & Sally Knocker

Despite being integral parts of all our identities, sexuality, sex and intimacy are what many would call the Last Taboo in dementia care, usually seen as 'problem behaviours' to be stopped and dealt with. Informed...


Adaptive Interaction and Dementia

by Maggie Ellis, Arlene Astell & Suzanne Scott

This guide to Adaptive Interaction explains how to assess the communication repertoires of people with dementia who can no longer speak, and offers practical interventions for those who wish to interact with...


Poetry and Dementia

by John Killick

Poetry is an engaging and inclusive activity for older people that can help develop memory, imagination and identity. This book provides guidance on setting up and monitoring poetry projects for people living...


The Chinese Connection

by Peggy Barnes

After being told, “You’re stupid and incapable of achieving anything,” by her ex-husband, Peggy decided she would do something different.

“But what?” she asked herself and set off for the public library...


Broken to Brave

by Teresa Alesch, Denise Page & Kary Oberbrunner

EVERYONE HAS A BATTLE. 

You get the one you need...

Choose BRAVE. Choose to be... YOU.

While the chemo dripped, Teresa shivered as she replayed the words, “you have cancer.” A wife, mother, and school principal,...


IBS

by Alex Gazzola & Julie Thompson Rd

Up to 20% of the population have IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), which often results in embarrassment, withdrawal from social and recreational activities and difficulties in relationships. Positive and empowering,...


Understanding BRCA

by Clarissa Foster

Do you have a close relative who has died from, or is experiencing, aggressive breast, ovarian or prostate cancer? Have they been tested for the BRCA gene mutation? Have you? At the age of 35 and following the...


Translational Toxicology and Therapeutics

by Michael D. Waters & Claude L. Hughes

Written by leading research scientists, this book integrates current knowledge of toxicology and human health through coverage of environmental toxicants, genetic / epigenetic mechanisms, and carcinogenicity....


Natural Remedies

by Old Natural Ways

Learning about herbal remedies can be explained in depth inside this book. The benefits of using herbal remedies are numerous. A proper understanding on how to use natural remedies can help cure diseases and...


Two Women ~ 1 Disease

by 'Cj' Carol Johnson, Beth Pauvlinch & Dr. John Kiluk

When my mother/best friend was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer, we thought our lives were over. My mother always insisted that she would NEVER endure the torture her Grandmother who had been diagnosed back...