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The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging

by Margaret Lock

Due to rapidly aging populations, the number of people worldwide experiencing dementia is increasing, and the projections are grim. Despite billions of dollars invested in medical research, no effective treatment...


Midlife and Older Adults and HIV: Implications for Social Service Research, Practice, and Policy

by Sharon Keigher & Cynthia Cannon Poindexter

Get a detailed overview of the social services provided for HIV-infected midlife and older adults, and find out where social work practice with this growing population is headed!

As more potent medications are...


Eating Positive: A Nutrition Guide and Recipe Book for People with HIV/AIDS

by Jeffrey T Huber & Kris Riddlesperger

Proper nutrition is essential to individuals with HIV/AIDS. Yet, it is often difficult to maintain an adequate diet due to a variety of conditions associated with the disease and/or medications used to alleviate...


Arthritis Rx: A Cutting-Edge Program for a Pain-Free Life

by Vijay Vad

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.


Effective Ways To Control Hypothyroidism: Maintaining Thyroid Health

by Spencer Nathan

Some people are suffering from hypothyroidism and don't even realize that they have it. All they know is that they feel tired all the time and maybe it's just the way they are. Others might suspect they have...


Overwhelmed? Effective Ways To Overcome Adrenal Fatigue: The Adrendal Syndrome Explained

by Cross Nathaniel

Most of us know that the body is connected. What happens in what part of the body can affect another part; however, most of us don't always understand how this happens and what the true impact is. Take the connection...


My Cancer Year: A Survivorship Memoir

by Curtis Pesmen

In MY CANCER YEAR, Curtis Pesmen, a veteran health journalist and book author, chronicles his successful fight with advanced colon cancer in a brutally honest and illuminating memoir. Through this moving account--which...


"Speak Slow I've Had Chemo" An A - Z Guide to Surviving Breast Cancer

by Susan LeBlanc

An alphabet Patient Handbook utilized for the "need to knows" of breast cancer in a colorful presentation utilizing bold messages and clip art for visual imagery and healing.

It addresses the psychosocial aspects...


Understanding Parkinson's Disease: An Introduction for Patients and Caregivers

by Naheed, M.D. Ali

Parkinson’s disease is on the rise throughout the U.S., and this book offers readers an introduction to its causes, symptoms, and treatments. It is for anyone who suffers from Parkinson’s, or knows and loves...


Coping with Psoriasis: A Patient's Guide to Treatment

by David L. Cram

Psoriasis can be managed in most patients so they can live productive lives. In Coping with Psoriasis, Dr. Cram covers how the disease starts, choosing the right doctor, treatment options, the importance of...


Goodnight, Elsie

by Anton Apperley

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When his wife Elsie is nearly killed after stepping out in front of a moving car and is then diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, Frank Herbert finds himself faced with the dilemma of his life; is...


Breast Cancer Journey: The Essential Guide to Treatment and Recovery

by Ruth O'Regan, Sheryl G. A. Gabram & Terri Ades

Offering encouragement and support, this updated guide is the authority on coping with breast cancer. Highlighting all the latest medical developments, from diagnosis through treatment and recovery, this essential...


Cancer in Our Family: Helping Children Cope with a Parent's Illness

by Sue P. Heiney & Joan F. Hermann

A parent's cancer diagnosis can be extremely stressful for children, whether they're toddlers or teenagers, and this helpful, calming guide teaches parents how to talk to children and help allay their fears....


Overcoming Hypertension

by Kenneth H. Cooper

Like a time bomb ticking away, hypertension  builds quietly, gradually, placing unbearable strain on  the body until it explodes--in heart attack,  stroke, kidney failure, arterial disease, even death.  But...


Nasty, Brutish, and Long: Adventures in Eldercare

by Ira Rosofsky

Read Ira Rosofsky's posts on the Penguin Blog

A candid, humane, and improbably humorous look at the world of eldercare

In nursing homes across the country, members of the Greatest Generation are living out...


The Disease Delusion

by Dr. Jeffrey S. Bland & Dr. Mark Hyman

For decades, Dr. Jeffrey Bland has been on the cutting edge of Functional Medicine, which seeks to pinpoint and prevent the cause of illness, rather than treat its symptoms. Managing chronic diseases accounts...


Outsmart Your Genes: How Understanding Your DNA Will Empower You to Protect Yourself Against Cancer,A lzheimer's, Heart Disease, Obesity, and Many Oth

by Brandon Colby MD

Predictive medicine is the most exciting-and potentially groundbreaking-medical development in decades. Written by Brandon Colby, MD, a leader in the fields of predictive medicine and genetic testing, Outsmart...


The Natural Way to a Healthy Heart: Lessons from Alternative and Conventional Medicine

by Stephen Holt

An exploration of mind/body medicine in relation to the heart, Holt's pluralistic medicine encompasses both the conventional and the alternative, embracing any and all treatments that are safe and effective....


The Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer: A Five-Step Integrative Plan to Reduce the Risk of Recurrence and Build Lifelong Health

by Lise N. Alschuler & Karolyn A. Gazella

A companion to The Definitive Guide to Cancer, this practical and fully revised guide (formerly titled Five to Thrive) outlines a five-step plan integrating both conventional and alternative therapies for...


Beautiful Inside and Out: Conquering Thyroid Disease with a Healthy, Happy, ',Thyroid Sexy', Life

by Gena Lee Nolin & Mary Shomon

Baywatch star Gena Lee Nolin shares her story of undergoing and overcoming two decades of misdiagnosed thyroid disease and shows how the estimated sixty million Americans suffering from thyroid disease can learn...