- Georgia Coleman
Would you like tips about healthier and more fulfilling lives? Then this is the show for you! Come see Richland Library staff members at the 2013 Savvy Seniors, where there will be cooking class demos, exercise classes, touring and excursion opportunities and much more.
- Dashia Starr
Summer is just around the corner and it's almost time to show off your beach body! If you're looking for a fun way to get fit before the hot months hit, here's the perfect opportunity for you.
Written for nonspecialists by medical professionals, professors in science and medicine, and medical writers, will interest students of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), Eastern medicine and philosophy, life science, and alternative health practices; public library patrons; and librarians building collections in alternative medicine, general medicine, and life science. The set contains 783 alphabetically arranged essays on a variety of topics, including acupuncture, aromatherapy, crystal healing, detoxification, herbal medicine, magnet therapy, probiotics, Qigong, traditional Chinese herbal medicine, vegan diets, and vitamins and minerals. The history of both complementary and alternative medicine is included, as are key figures, such as Deepak Chopra. Other essays discuss important issues such as alternative versus traditional medicine, children's health and CAM, insurance coverage of CAM, pain management, and spirituality and CAM.
The set contains 610 essays on all aspects of infectious diseases, including pathogens and pathogenicity, transmission, the immune system, vaccines, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, drug resistance, epidemiology, history, organizations, research, and social concerns such as aging, poverty and disease, children and disease, stress, quarantine, and bioterrorism. The essays, written for nonspecialists by medical professionals, professors in science and medicine, and medical writers, will interest science and premedical students, students of epidemiology and public health, students of global and tropical medicine, public library patrons, and librarians building collections in science and medicine.
Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.
Aimed at the nonspecialist reader interested in health and medicinal issues, the Encyclopedia examines a broad range of topics such as environmental health, drug abuse, epidemiology, nutrition, demographics and diseases. Includes overviews, definitions and biographical entries. appropriate for upper class high school and university students, professionals and the general public. 4 volumes.
Covers the causes symptoms, diagnoses, tests, treatments and prognoses of health problems; the main systems of the human body, including the circulatory system, the endocrine system, special senses and much more; and a detailed examination of nutrition, and medical and mental health issues.
Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.
It is that time of the year when we resolve to be better than ever. We have the resources and the knowledge to help you achieve your goals...whether your quest is for a better mind, body, or soul.
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