Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention

The world's Foremost Authorities on Complementary and alternative Medicine Offer Advice on Healing

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Author: Isaac Cohen,Debu Tripathy

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743424462

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

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Today, more breast cancer treatment options are available than ever before. But how can you determine the course of action that is right for YOU? Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention is the only single resource that lays out all of the traditional and alternative approaches available today. Assembling a "dream team" of breast cancer experts, the editors of this truly groundbreaking guide encourage readers to work with their practitioners as they consider a variety of approaches, all explained in clear, nontechnical language. Readers will discover how to find the right caregiver and how to best complement conventional medical treatment with alternative medicine how to be "healed" without necessarily being "cured" how to incorporate traditional Chinese medicine -- including herbs, qigong, and acupuncture the right diet to choose, no matter the form of treatment; the importance of soy products; plus fifteen delicious recipes to sample the best vitamins, minerals, and natural foods, and the specific benefits -- and possible dangers -- of each the merits of spiritual treatments, from meditation and directed prayer to the powerful mystery of the "will to live." The guide features an encyclopedic appendix of websites, and lists of national support organizations, care centers, recommended audiotapes, CDs, and books -- making this the single source to help patients take control of their treatment, assuage their fears, and get them on the road to healing. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program at the University of California, San Francisco

Choosing Your Words, Crafting Your Life

A Compilation of Affirmations and Stories Designed to Nurture and Empower

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Author: Jean A. Costa

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1457552183

Category: Self-Help

Page: 184

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Transform Your Life by Changing What You Tell Yourself—It’s That Easy! Take charge of your own happiness with this nurturing, empowering compilation of positive affirmations and stories. Choosing Your Words and Crafting Your Life will encourage you to first examine your own “self-talk.” Are the conversations you have with yourself—the phrases you use to describe yourself—empowering? Constructive? Or are they negative and demeaning? This book will help you make conscious choices about how you speak to yourself. By creating powerful, positive affirmations, you can decide how you want to live, what you want to change, what you want to improve, and what you want to fully appreciate in your life. Choosing Your Words and Crafting Your Life provides the tools you need to write your own life story, along with examples of affirming statements designed to help you live a life filled with all the joy and blessings you deserve!

The Lemmings and Other Mysteries

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Author: Alec Skiffington

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1449044093

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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"Last of The Monhegans," is a murder mystery heightening anxieties amidst two hurricanes off the coast of Maine. "Hitchhiker," pits a relentless serial killer against a college student in sub-zero temperatures.Included are "The Butchers of Dubcek,"the pursuit of two Nazi war criminals responsible for the massacre of a Czech village, a WWII spy mystery "Der Fischer,"(The Fisherman), a stirring story of an Indian princess in 18th century Canada who comes to a crossroad when confronted with saving her people from a hostile tribe in "Rubicon," and a heartwarming tale of of a boy and his grandfather who share a love for life and for baseball in "The Super-Duper." "The Lemmings," a bizarre tale set in a close-knit New England coastal community, brimming with tradition and disdain for "Outsidahs," concludes this classic collection of stunning surprises you won't want to miss!

Life, Love and Other Mysteries

Advice and Inspiration from America's #1 Christian Pop Group

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Author: Denise Jones,Davin Seay,Point of Grace (Musical group)

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671562517

Category: Music

Page: 222

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A profile of the Christian pop group Point of Grace shares the personal stories and spiritual beliefs of its four members, and their work for the Mercy Ministries of America

Murder Among Talking Fools and Other Mystery Short Stories

7 Classical, Humorous, Satirical Mysteries

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Author: Charles E. Schwarz

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595268099

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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This second volume of hilarious, socially incorrect 'who done it' mystery short stories by Charles E. Schwarz is filled with unforgettable Dickensian characters and is a joy as the readers try to spot the villain. This is best illustrated by the title's story, Murder Among Talking Fools, where, in a bar, desperate lonely people engage in outrageous exaggerated fictions about themselves until one is shot. From first to last, the fast pace of these eight short stories never diminishes but keeps the reader page turning, laughing and guessing until the ending.

A Black Tie Affair and Other Mystery Stories

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Author: Elizabeth Elwood

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595871895

Category: Fiction

Page: 238

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"Classic murder mystery plots reminiscent of Agatha Christie and Ellery Queen."-Kirkus Discoveries "The writing is assured and lively, and the logic is credible."-Barbara Kay, National Post columnist Opera singer and part-time sleuth, Philippa Beary, returns in the second of a series of lighthearted mystery books featuring the Beary family. In A Black Tie Affair and Other Mystery Stories, Philippa-together with her feisty city councillor father and her detective inspector brother-foils would-be criminals in a variety of settings. In the title story, set against the backdrop of the world of professional singing, Bertram Beary thwarts the poisoning of a beautiful prima donna during a New Year's Eve gala performance of Die Fledermaus. In "The Mephisto Waltz Jump," rivalry between two young champions at the skating rink results in a catastrophic accident-or was it an accident? And an abandoned dog becomes the key to the unravelling of a deadly plot in "A Grim Ferry Tale." With subjects that range from political controversies to disasters at the Christmas pantomime, these nine intriguing stories will challenge mystery lovers everywhere.

To Live and to Die: When, Why, and How

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Author: R.H. Williams

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642952380

Category: Medical

Page: 346

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In the 1960's marked changes occurred throughout the world in philosophies and policies related to man's role in life. These changes, prompted predominantly by extensive increases in knowledge and popula tion density, have produced increased pleasures as well as problems. The rising number of people and improved methods of communication and transportation have caused more relationships among people, with their pleasures, competitions, jealousies, conflicts of interest, oppressions, and crimes. Large assortments of drugs have been developed and are easily obtained. There are drugs to speed us up, slow us down, make us sleep, change our perspectives on life, promote propagation of life or prevent it, prolong life or terminate it, and modify the course of life in many ways. Also, numerous mechanical devices have been developed that influence the propagation of life, the termination of life, and the manner in which we live. Many people have changed their overall goals in life, and in par ticular have experienced major changes in attitudes and policies applying to sexual activity, marriage, birth control, abortion, welfare, children, old people, criminals, economics, social status, careers, education, euthanasia, and suicide. There also has been marked enlightenment concerning the effect of the chemical and physical status of the brain upon normal and abnormal thinking and behavior.

The Talleyman Ghost and Other Mysteries for Girls

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Author: Joe Wheeler

Publisher: Mission Books

ISBN: 1618433598

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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Talleyman Ghost and Other Short Stories for Girls is the latest short story collection from the anthologizer Joe Wheeler. Joe has complied 12 of the best short mystery stories ever written for girls. These stories are sure to entertain, inform, and even raise an eyebrow or two. From Glory Haddon's life-changing encounter with the Talleyman Ghost to Loretta Bainbridge's determined search for her grandfather's ebony box, you will be intrigued, entranced and drawn into the hearts and lives of these young women. The settings, centuries and situations may vary, but each time-tested and unique story will keep you turning the pages in anticipation of secrets told, mysteries revealed, mistakes forgiven and hope restored.