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New Arrivals
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Nutrition
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The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition
The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition
by Bill Mollison
Staff Pick
During the many years it was out of print, The Permaculture Book of Ferment and Human Nutrition garnered something of a cult following, while high demand and limited availability drove its price into the hundreds. Thanks to the good folks at Tagari... (read more)

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Recently Arrived Used
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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
by Michael Moss
Staff Pick
A fascinating look into the fast food industry. Moss does a creditable job of remaining unbiased while exposing the unhealthy backroom politics of big-brand marketing. An informative and startling read, this book will be a reference title for years to come.
Recommended by Tracey T., Powells.com

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Heart Care and Stroke
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Good Food Great Medicine: a Homemade Cookbook
Good Food Great Medicine: a Homemade Cookbook
by Miles Hassell
Synopsis
Follow the evidence! 270 easy-to-read pages presenting the powerful medical evidence that supports the case for a whole food Mediterranean-diet-and-exercise-based lifestyle, with over 140 simple recipes.... (read more)

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Allergies
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The How Can It Be Gluten Free Cookbook: Revolutionary Techniques. Groundbreaking Recipes.
The How Can It Be Gluten Free Cookbook: Revolutionary Techniques. Groundbreaking Recipes.
by America's Test Kitchen
Publisher Comments
Gluten-free cooking takes a quantum leap forward with this collection of groundbreaking recipes and revolutionary techniques. We tried thousands of recipes (most were pretty awful) before we figured out the secrets to making favorite foods without... (read more)

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Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century
Extreme Medicine: How Exploration Transformed Medicine in the Twentieth Century
by Kevin Fong
Staff Pick
In Extreme Medicine, Dr. Fong recounts fascinating stories about the limits of human endurance and the dramatic medical procedures that save lives. From the Arctic to outer space, this is an eye-opening look at both the resilience of our bodies and breakthroughs in modern medicine.
Recommended by Genevieve A., Powells.com

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General
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What to Expect When You're Expecting
What to Expect When You're Expecting
by Arlene Eisenberg
Publisher Comments
The best just got better. Expect the best! A brand-new fourth edition—filled with the most up-to-date, accurate, and relevant information on all things pregnancy. Realistic, supportive, easy to access, and overflowing with practical tips, covering... (read more)

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History of Medicine
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rebecca Skloot
Staff Pick
This is an absolutely fascinating account of a line of cells that would proliferate to such a degree that they became immortal. Shaved from a tumor in a poor black woman in the 1950s, cultured without her knowledge, and grown to amazing proportions... (read more)

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Medical Biographies
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The End of Your Life Book Club (Vintage)
The End of Your Life Book Club (Vintage)
by Will Schwalbe
Publisher Comments
“What are you reading?” That’s the question Will Schwalbe asks his mother, Mary Anne, as they sit in the waiting room of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. In 2007, Mary Anne returned from a humanitarian trip to Pakistan and... (read more)

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Illnesses
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Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers
Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth about Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar--Your Brain's Silent Killers
by David Perlmutter
PW Review
"In his latest book, neurologist Perlmutter (The Better Brain Book) declares war on a common foodstuff, attributing a bewilderingly wide assortment of maladies to the consumption of gluten, a substance found in bread and other stock foods. Contrasting... (read more)

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Professional Medical Reference
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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers
by Mary Roach
Publisher Comments
Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem. For two thousand years, cadavers (some willingly, some unwittingly) have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. They... (read more)

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Sale Books
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Counselling in Primary Care
Counselling in Primary Care
by Jane Keithley
Publisher Comments
This book will be an invaluable resource for GPs, counsellors, managers and other primary care who seek to understand the debates about counselling and play a part in its future as part of health care. Its authors discuss the nature of counselling in... (read more)

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Used Books
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Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st-Century Stress Syndrome
Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st-Century Stress Syndrome
by James Wilson
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Informative book on Adrenal Fatigue.... (read more)

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