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The Hot Zone

The Hot Zone

A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims...

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Good Calories, Bad Calories

Good Calories, Bad Calories

For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have...

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Hallucinations

Hallucinations

Have you ever seen something that wasn’t really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing? Hallucinations...

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Yoga:  The Iyengar Way

Yoga: The Iyengar Way

A comprehensive, practical, and authoritative guide to the method developed by Iyengar. 100 key postures with detailed step-by-step instructions and photographs....

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Healthy Aging

Healthy Aging

In each of his widely acclaimed, best-selling books, Dr. Andrew Weil has been an authoritative and companionable guide through a uniquely effective combination of traditional and nontraditional approaches to health and...

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Open Water Swimming Manual

Open Water Swimming Manual

Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Cox methodically...

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Meditations from the Mat

Meditations from the Mat

AN ANCHOR BOOKS ORIGINALAs more and more people in the West pursue yoga in its various forms, whether at traditional centers, in the high-powered atmosphere of sports clubs, or on their own, they...

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Open Heart

Open Heart

Translated by Marion WieselA profoundly and unexpectedly intimate, deeply affecting summing up of his life so far, from one of the most cherished moral voices of our...

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Why We Get Fat

Why We Get Fat

An eye-opening, myth-shattering examination of what makes us fat, from acclaimed science writer Gary Taubes.In his New York Times best seller, Good Calories, Bad Calories, Taubes argued that our diet’s overemphasis...

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The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth (Revised)

The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth (Revised)

This new edition of The Complete Book of Pregnancy and Childbirth has been extensively revised to reflect scientific advances and cultural trends. Here, candidly...

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French Women for All Seasons

French Women for All Seasons

From the author of French Women Don't Get Fat, the #1 National Bestseller, comes an essential guide to the art of joyful living—in moderation, in season, and, above all,...

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The Yeast Connection

The Yeast Connection

An in-depth guide to those health problems in people of all ages and sexes that can be traced to sensitivity to the yeast germ candida albicans.From the...

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Zoobiquity

Zoobiquity

In the spring of 2005, cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz was called to consult on an unusual patient: an Emperor tamarin at the Los Angeles Zoo. While examining the tiny monkey’s sick heart,...

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Migraine

Migraine

The many manifestations of migraine can vary dramatically from one patient to another, even within the same patient at different times. Among the most compelling...

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Why We Get Sick

Why We Get Sick

The answers are in this groundbreaking book by two founders of the emerging science of Darwinian medicine, who deftly synthesize the latest research on disorders ranging from allergies...

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Mountain Folk Remedies

Mountain Folk Remedies

Beginning with an illustrated guide to the herbs and roots used in traditional Appalachian healing, “Mountain Folk Remedies” is a fascinating collection...

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The Multiple Sclerosis Diet Book

The Multiple Sclerosis Diet Book

Hundreds of new recipes for dishes that taste terrific but stick to the diet rules so important for controlling M.S.--now completely revised to conform to the latest medical research.From...

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Woman

Woman

With the clarity, insight, and sheer exuberance of language that make her one of The New York Times's premier stylists, Pulitzer Prize-winner Natalie Angier lifts the veil of secrecy from...

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Eating Well for Optimum Health

Eating Well for Optimum Health

From one of our most trusted authorities on health and alternative health care, a comprehensive and reassuring book about food, diet, and nutrition.Building on the scientific and philosophical underpinnings...

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Culinary Intelligence

Culinary Intelligence

Think before you eat * Choose the best ingredients you can afford * Understand flavor, and pack us much of it as you can into each biteAs an award-winning food writer, Peter...

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From Conception to Birth

From Conception to Birth

The splendor and beauty of a child’s growth and development in the womb--seen through unforgettable images made possible by revolutionary advances in visualization technologyWhat’s...

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The Forgetting

The Forgetting

Afflicting nearly half of all persons over the age of 85, Alzheimer’s disease kills nearly 100,000 Americas a year as it insidiously robs them of their memory and wreaks havoc...

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Final Exam

Final Exam

A brilliant transplant surgeon brings compassion and narrative drama to the fearful reality that every doctor must face: the inevitability of mortality.When Pauline Chen began medical...

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French Women Don't Get Fat

French Women Don't Get Fat

Stylish, convincing, wise, funny–and just in time: the ultimate non-diet book, which could radically change the way you think and live.French women don’t get fat, but they do eat bread and pastry, drink...

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