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    Book Review - Incision Decisions by Kaye Newton

    4* An excellent resource for your bookshelf.

    5* - Very Inspiring

    5* could be the most powerful source of reference available on the subject

    5* An invaluable resource for weight training

    Did you know that 2/3 American people are overweight? Being overweight can lead to obesity and increase the risk of the chronic illnesses like diabetes, hypertension, and some cancers. Do you know that your body is the temple for the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price, Therefore honor God with your bodies. 1 Corinthians 6: 19-20 (TNIV) "Being Fabulously Fit in God's Kingdom: A 40-day Journey to Wellness" provides a road map to staying healthy, fit spiritually and physically. You will learn how to: •Ask for help •Stay motivated •Set spiritual and smart goals •Become fit physically and spiritually. And improve your mental well-being.

    "Live Better Longer" by Hugh Wilson is a science based discussion of the aging process for non scientists. It is placed in the historical context of the vast scientific and medical discoveries of the late 19th and early 20th centuries that lead to heretofore unimagined longevity. It then goes on to describe the aging process and what individuals can do, along with their doctors, to minimize the adverse effects of aging. Immortality is not around the corner, but a long healthy life is.

    Become a Take-Charge Patient with insider information from 200 medical professionals. Award winning author Martine Ehrenclou empowers you to be well informed and pro-active in your own medical care by: preventing medical errors and mistakes, finding the right doctor, preparing for appointments, getting discounted medication and medical care, managing your health insurance, and more. When she developed debilitating, chronic pain, Martine Ehrenclou used every strategy in her new book "The Take-Charge Patient." She went from advocate for others to advocate for herself. After eleven doctors failed to diagnose correctly, Martine found her own diagnosis and the correct surgeon to treat her. She is now pain free.

    "Out of the Woods," is part memoir, part treatment guide, written by a veteran Homeopath and Intuitive Healer. The reader is taken on a remarkable, life altering journey with Katina Makris as she shares her ten year experience and recovery from misdiagnosed Lyme disease, the USA's #1 infectious illness. A story of hope, discovery and a spiritual awakening of profound learning, "Out of the Woods," offers inspiration and hope to the hundreds of thousands suffering with this quixotic illness, as well as anyone dealing with chronic illness or life catasrophe.

    In 2001, thirteen-year old Paul was struck by a car while riding his bicycle without a helmet. His family’s life was turned upside down as they cared for him. Dixie Coskie has told her and her family’s incredible journey through the first year of Paul’s recovery in her previous book "Unthinkable: A Mother’s Tragedy, Terror and Triumph through a Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury." Now in her second book "Unthinkable: Tips for Surviving a Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury," Coskie provides hope and help to parents in the same situation by focusing on necessary information for parents. Unthinkable is divided into ten sections of tips, beginning with addressing the steps and components of preparedness. Other tips include what friends should or should not do, how to help other children in the family through the event, and reminders to take care of yourself and to include humor in your life.

    Author Susie Dunham, Midwestern mom and former nurse, never suspected her son Michael was anything but a typical college student with big dreams until he developed schizophrenia shortly after his 21st birthday. "Beyond Schizophrenia" informs readers about the nightmare world of mental illness in America including psychiatric wards, indifferent nursing staffs, and the trial-and-error world of psychotropic meds. Michael's ultimate recovery and remission comes with plenty of traumatic incidents involving both ignorance and stigma, but his courage and quest for dignity will inspire all readers.

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