Health

The Evolution of Beauty

The Evolution of Beauty

A major reimagining of how evolutionary forces work, revealing how mating preferences—what Darwin termed "the taste for the beautiful"—create the extraordinary range of ornament...

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Supergenes (En Espanol)

Supergenes (En Espanol)

¿Por qué algunas personas nunca se enferman y lucen radiantes a pesar de los años? ¿Por qué, por otro lado, una celebridad se hace una doble mastectomía...

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Eating Well for Optimum Health

Eating Well for Optimum Health

At last, a book about eating (and eating well) for health -- from Dr. Andrew Weil, the brilliantly innovative and greatly respected doctor who has been instrumental in transforming the way Americans think about health. Now...

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The Elusive Benefits of Undereating and Exercise

The Elusive Benefits of Undereating and Exercise

It should come as no surprise that low calorie and low fat diets rarely accomplish what they are expected to do—improve health and slim waistlines. Likewise, exercise, however...

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Why We Age

Why We Age

All living beings grow from young to old. From Dr. Andrew Weil’s bestselling and authoritative guide—this companionable and easily digestible selection explains...

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The Case Against Sugar

The Case Against Sugar

From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening exposé that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium:...

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If Our Bodies Could Talk

If Our Bodies Could Talk

"If you want to understand the strange workings of the human body, and the future of medicine, you must read this illuminating, engaging book." —Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Gene...

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How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague

A New York Times 2016 Notable BookThe definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic—from the creator of, and inspired by, the seminal documentary How to Survive a Plague....

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The Goddess Pose

The Goddess Pose

New York Times best-selling author Michelle Goldberg tells the globetrotting story of the incredible woman who brought yoga to the West. When Indra Devi...

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Nacidos para ser héroes

Nacidos para ser héroes

Tras el ultramaratón por las Barrancas del Cobre narrado en el bestseller Nacidos para correr, Christopher McDougall encuentra su siguiente aventura en las escarpadas montañas...

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Girl in the Dark

Girl in the Dark

Even impossible lives endure.   Once, Anna Lyndsey had an ordinary life. She was young and ambitious and worked hard, she had just bought an apartment,...

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Meditations on Intention and Being

Meditations on Intention and Being

Yoga has never been more popular. Throughout the United States, people are turning to this ancient practice as a response to the pressures of today’s hectic world.   In...

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Quémalo

Quémalo

Elige tu quema   Quema I: 3 días ¿Tus calcetines dejan marcas alrededor de tus tobillos? ¿Tienes ojeras o bolsas en los ojos? ¿Has notado que la grasa se acumula alrededor de tu espalda baja y comienza a apretarte el pantalón? ¿Tus extremidades se duermen? ¿Te...

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The Patient's Playbook

The Patient's Playbook

Too many Americans die each year as a result of preventable medical error—mistakes, complications, and misdiagnoses. And many more of us are not receiving the best care possible, even though it’s readily available and we’re...

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Natural Born Heroes

Natural Born Heroes

The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the...

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I'll Have What She's Having

I'll Have What She's Having

A hilarious look at the eating habits of the fit and famous--from Gwyneth's goji berry and quail egg concoctions to Jackie Kennedy's baked potato and Beluga caviar regimen--Rebecca Harrington leaves...

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Cancer Vixen

Cancer Vixen

The groundbreaking graphic memoir that inspires breast cancer patients to fight backand do so with style. “What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoonist with a fabulous...

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Sex and the Citadel

Sex and the Citadel

A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearAs the “Arab Spring” and its aftermath sweep streets and squares, parliaments and presidential palaces of the...

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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 addresses...

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Supernutrition

Supernutrition

Megavitamin therapy, good foods supplemented by vitamins to improve health and physical well-being. Chapters include Supernutrition Explained, Contraversies in...

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Slow but Sure

Slow but Sure

Slow But Sure is the inspirational account of an ordinary woman who took charge of her life and achieved extraordinary success.In 1993 Sandra Dalka-Prysby, of Beverly Hills, Michigan,...

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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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A Field Guide to Germs

A Field Guide to Germs

From the ravages of the Ebola virus in Zaire to outbreaks of pneumonic plague in India and drug-resistant TB in New York City, contagious diseases are fighting back against once-unconquerable modern...

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9 Highland Road

9 Highland Road

Before Julie Callahan came to the house at 9 Highland Road in Glen Cove, New York, she had spent a good part of her young life in mental hospitals, her mental and emotional...

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