Health & Medicine Book Reviews (page 4)

FOOD & COOKING
Released: Jan. 31, 2014

"A look at traditional Chinese medicine's ability to protect against food allergies that could generate considerable buzz in the medical community."
This detailed scientific analysis puts traditional Chinese medicine forward as a strong contender for treating food allergies. Read full book review >
GONE FOR GOOD! by Susan N. Lewis
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Jan. 20, 2014

"An accessible read with candid advice on how to maintain a healthy weight—for good.  "
In her debut book, Lewis offers straightforward strategies for sustaining a healthy weight. Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 14, 2014

"Eye-opening and insightful."
A Canadian freelance journalist probes the fascinating mystery behind a nonagenarian female's stunning success as a competitive athlete. Read full book review >
A SHORT GUIDE TO A LONG LIFE by David B. Agus
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Useful but disappointingly commonplace tips."
In a follow-up to The End of Illness (2012), which explored how technological advances will transform medicine, Agus (Medicine and Engineering/Univ. of Southern California) restates time-tested but too often overlooked principles for healthy living. Read full book review >
THINGS I'VE LEARNED FROM DYING by David R. Dow
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Sad and inspiring reflections of what it means to live, love and die."
A memoir examining the complicated nature of death. Read full book review >

HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"A thorough, informative history of the many eccentric narratives that make these quack sciences so interesting and important to modern medicine."
A sharp compendium of the stranger developments in 19th-century medicine that have influenced how we care for ourselves today. Read full book review >
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"If Cohen's book can get more obese people onboard that aforementioned bus, perhaps the conversation can finally move forward."
What can be done about "the public health crisis of our time"? Read full book review >
ABC's of HEALTH by Aaron D. Tressler
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Dec. 31, 2013

"True believers may find this book life-affirming or even life-changing, but those seeking a more evenhanded, secular explanation should look elsewhere."
Tressler (True Health, 2012), a chiropractor, says there's nothing complicated about health and well-being: It's as simple as A, B, C. Read full book review >
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Dec. 24, 2013

"Mostly frivolous reading—which is not to say it won't sell well."
A new book from the author of French Women Don't Get Fat (2004). Read full book review >
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Dec. 3, 2013

"In-depth, supportive information on navigating the complex road of parenting twins."
Twiniversity website founder Diaz delivers a comprehensive guide for parents of twins, from prenatal care through the first year of child development. Read full book review >
Beating Arthritis: Alternative Cooking by Baker Dan
FOOD & COOKING
Released: Nov. 21, 2013

"A colorful, thorough cookbook that introduces a variety of recipes for those suffering from arthritis."
This alternative cookbook offers a variety of foods that aid in the alleviation of arthritis in the form of creative recipes that veer away from the conventional. Read full book review >
TAMING THE BEAST by Katinka van der Merwe
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Nov. 13, 2013

"A useful guidebook on fibromyalgia that encourages sufferers to explore nontraditional treatments."
A chiropractic physician offers a holistic approach to understanding and managing fibromyalgia. Read full book review >