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Description and Analysis of the VA National Formulary

The VA National Formulary generated controversy, which motivated congressional scrutiny and a directive to the VA to commission this report reviewing the experience with the National Formulary and formulary system. This Institute of Medicine committee was pleased to assist the Congress with this review, in part because the committee saw in the VHA example an opportunity to understand and anticipate problems that all publicly funded p...

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Mindful Spontaneity: Lessons in the Feldenkrais Method

I bought this book as a replacement for one that was burnt in the northern California wildfires last year. It was on the reading list for my Feldenkras course, and I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in maintaining a healthy, painfree body. Ruthy Alon herself is a much loved member of the Feldenkrais community.

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Calmer, Easier, Happier Homework

All parents want their child to get the most out of school and to acquire the knowledge and skills that will stand them in good stead for later life. But with an ever-expanding curriculum, increasing class sizes, and the lure of TV and computer games, parents are sometimes at a loss as to how to help their children. In Calmer, Easier, Happier Homework, parenting expert Noël Janis-Norton, shows how parents can help their children deve...

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The Pocket Encyclopedia of Healing Touch Therapies

Even after reading countless books over the years on numerous forms of healing systems I immediately loved this book (The Pocket Encyclopedia of Healing Touch Therapies by Skye Alexander and Anne Schneider) the second I began reading it. This 303 page hardcover volume is nothing short of fantastic. A lot of books on healing methods claim to be easy to apply and use; however, they often wind up being complex and impractical. This flaw...

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Emergency Care of Minor Trauma in Children, Third Edition

Succinct and highly illustrated, the third edition of this handy pocket guide enables practitioners to successfully manage common minor injuries in children at the point of care. Each chapter has been updated to reflect changes to the treatment for the injury based on recent research and new guidelines. The new edition includes: the latest recommended guidelines and procedures, for instant access to key information generous use of co...

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Idm Supervision (Counseling and Psychotherapy)

The authors provide a practical yet scholarly approach to clinical supervision that recognizes the core of the process, as well as the variations introduced by the level of the practitioner's experience from neophyte, to advancec therapist. This book will be helpful to beginning as well as experienced clinical supervisors. I first read this book for a doctoral practicum seminar and found it helpful for understanding my strengths and ...

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An Invitation to Dream

Like a soothing bedtime voyage, this book combines gorgeous photographs and peaceful quotes to send readers off on an evening of deep, dream-filled sleep. Leave the busyness of the day behind and enter a world of enchantment. Pairing words from poets and writers with lush, romantic images—dusky forests and fresh-fallen snow, secret paths and rainy nights—every page of this soothing bedside companion is designed to put mind and body a...

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Sedentary Lifestyle:(Physical Fitness, Diet and Exercise)

This is an excellent book addressing the contemporary problem of sedentary lifestyle and its consequences. Right from the start, the book enrich our understanding with an excellent summary of the latest research on the endocrinology and metabolic effects of a sedentary lifestyle, and a review of the latest research in the area of human muscle biochemistry. The book goes on to highlight the health risks, especially cardiovascular risk...

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Pilates for Rehabilitation

"This well-written book is comprehensive but concise, and is easy to read and understand. The descriptions, variations, and photographs of exercises are excellent...a great rehabilitation resource for clinicians and instructors." "I have had the pleasure of knowing and working with Samantha Wood for more than 15 years. During that time she has always had a unique talent for tailoring rehabilitation programs for both my professional a...

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Ending the Food Fight

When my child was diagnosed as obese, we looked for help everywhere and anywhere. I finally came across this book and it has become the family bible. The book starts with basic nutrition, obesity-related health problems, and then talks about how our environment has changed over the past decades to promote obesity. It then talks about a low glycemic index diet and gives a 9 week battle plan for changing eating and activity habits. Eve...