On the Anvil

On the Anvil Author Max Lucado
ISBN-10 9781496415301
Year 2015-10-16
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher NavPress
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We are all somewhere in the Blacksmith's shop. We are either on the scrap pile, in the Master's hands on the anvil, or in the tool chest. (Some of us have been in all three.) In this collection of writings, best-selling author Max Lucado takes us on a tour of the “shop.” We'll examine all tools and look in all corners, from the shelves to the workbench, from the water to the fire. And for you who make the journey—who leave the heap and enter the fire, dare to be pounded on God's anvil, and doggedly seek to discover your own purpose—take courage, for you await the privilege of being called “God's chosen instruments.” This new edition includes discussion questions and a new foreword from the author.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Treatment Author Erica F. Verrillo
ISBN-10 0312180667
Year 1998-02-15
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Macmillan
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Offers a combination of self-help information, personal histories from sufferers, and a dictionary of symptoms and treatments to help those diagnosed with this ailment

Make Your Own Wreaths

Make Your Own Wreaths Author Nancy Alexander
ISBN-10 9780811763998
Year 2016-07-01
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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Why wait for the holidays when you can adorn your home with a variety of beautiful wreaths all year long! Floral wreaths add a special accent to your home, but can be expensive to buy. Save money and express your creativity by learning to make your own wreaths with this step-by-step guide--so detailed, it is the only book on wreath-making you'll ever need!

Researching Violence Against Women

Researching Violence Against Women Author Mary Ellsberg
ISBN-10 9241546476
Year 2005
Pages 257
Language en
Publisher WHO
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Draws on the collective experiences and insights of many individuals, and in particular from the implementation of the WHO Multi-country Study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence against Women in over 10 countries. Twenty years ago, violence against women was not considered an issue worthy of international concern. Gradually, violence against women has come to be recognized as a legitimate human rights issue and as a significant threat to women's health and well-being. Now that international attention is focused on gender-based violence, methodologically rigorous research is needed to guide the formulation and implementation of effective interventions, policies, and prevention strategies. The manual has been developed in response to the growing need to improve the quality, quantity, and comparability of international data on physical and sexual abuse. It outlines some of the methodological and ethical challenges of conducting research on violence against women and describes a range of innovative techniques that have been used to address these challenges.

Mad in America

Mad in America Author Robert Whitaker
ISBN-10 9780786723799
Year 2001-12-14
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Schizophrenics in the United States currently fare worse than patients in the world's poorest countries. In Mad in America, medical journalist Robert Whitaker argues that modern treatments for the severely mentally ill are just old medicine in new bottles, and that we as a society are deeply deluded about their efficacy. The widespread use of lobotomies in the 1920s and 1930s gave way in the 1950s to electroshock and a wave of new drugs. In what is perhaps Whitaker's most damning revelation, Mad in America examines how drug companies in the 1980s and 1990s skewed their studies to prove that new antipsychotic drugs were more effective than the old, while keeping patients in the dark about dangerous side effects. A haunting, deeply compassionate book—now revised with a new introduction—Mad in America raises important questions about our obligations to the mad, the meaning of “insanity,” and what we value most about the human mind.

Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective

Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective Author Ann McElroy
ISBN-10 9780813348889
Year 2014-11-18
Pages 440
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Global environmental change and recent worldwide infectious-disease outbreaks make the ecological perspective of medical anthropology more important a field of study than ever. In this premier teaching text, authors Ann McElroy and Patricia K. Townsend integrate biocultural, environmental, and evolutionary approaches to the study of human health, providing a complete and authoritative ecological perspective that is essential for interpreting medical anthropology. Research by biological anthropologists, archaeologists, and paleopathologists illuminates the history and prehistory of disease, along with coverage of contemporary health issues, both local and global. This sixth edition is thoroughly revised and updated, with expanded discussion on the interaction of environment and infectious disease; new material on climate change, globalization, and the effects of war on physical and mental health; and an entirely new chapter on ethics in medical anthropology. Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective captures the essentials of the discipline—and covers its ever-changing topics, trends, and developments—in an engaging, accessible way.

Traumatic Brain Injury TBI Post Concussion Syndrome PCS 10 Simple Steps Your Doctor May Not Know That Can Help You

Traumatic Brain Injury  TBI   Post Concussion Syndrome  PCS 10 Simple Steps Your Doctor May Not Know That Can Help You Author C. Rae Johnson
ISBN-10 9781365795350
Year 2017-03-25
Pages 154
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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TBI & PCS 10 Simple Steps offers 10 simple and practical ways to help in coping with the devastating effects of Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Concussion Syndrome. They are all categorized for ease of reading and learning and offer real sensible hope for suffering individuals, their caregivers, family and friends alike. There are natural ways to help aide in the healing process other than pharmaceuticals, that many healthcare providers and physicians unfortunately may not even be aware of, to offer their patients. These suggestions help contribute to a quality life while being symptomatic, by offering ways to help the body recover, heal and assist all involved, to cope with symptoms on a daily basis. Learning to adapt to the new self after a brain injury is most difficult and extremely challenging for all involved; especially while experiencing ongoing multiple symptoms effecting daily living and worries about what the future may now hold. This book offers real help and lasting hope, to never give up.

Deadly Choices

Deadly Choices Author Paul A. Offit
ISBN-10 9780465023561
Year 2010-12-28
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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There's a silent, dangerous war going on out there. On one side are parents, bombarded with stories about the dangers of vaccines, now wary of immunizing their sons and daughters. On the other side are doctors, scared to send kids out of their offices vulnerable to illnesses like whooping cough and measles--the diseases of their grandparents. How did anyone come to view vaccines with horror? The answer is rooted in one of the most powerful citizen activist movements in our nation's history. In Deadly Choices, infectious disease expert Paul Offit relates the shocking story of anti-vaccine America--its origins, leaders, influences, and impact. Offering strategies to keep us from returning to an era when children routinely died from infections, Deadly Choices is a vigorous and definitive rebuttal of the powerful anti-vaccine movement.

Bite Me

Bite Me Author Ally Hilfiger
ISBN-10 9781455567072
Year 2016-05-10
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Center Street
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Ally was at a breaking point when she woke up in a psych ward at the age of eighteen. She couldn't put a sentence together, let alone take a shower, eat a meal, or pick up a phone. What had gone wrong? In recent years, she had produced a feature film, a popular reality show for a major network, and had acted in an off-Broadway play. But now, Ally was pushed to a psychotic break after struggling since she was seven years old with physical symptoms that no doctor could explain; everything from joint pain, to night sweats, memory loss, nausea, and brain fog. A doctor in the psych ward was finally able to give her the answers her and her family had desperately been searching for, and the diagnosis that all the previous doctors had missed. She learned that she had Lyme disease-and finally had a breakthrough. What she didn't know was that this diagnosis would lead her down some of the most excruciating years of her life before beginning her journey to recovery from eleven years of misdiagnosis and physical pain. She would need to find her courage to heal physically, mentally, and emotionally, and become the survivor she is today. Set against the backdrop of the fast-paced fashion and entertainment industries, BITE ME shares the heartbreaking and hilarious stories that moved Ally forward on her journey from sickness to health. Its themes will be familiar to more than 300,000 Americans diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, many of whom, like Ally, wondered for years what was wrong with them. BITE ME offers readers hope and ideas for how one can transition from victim to survivor, and shares the spiritual principles and actions that have contributed to her wholeness as a human, mother, and international spokesperson against Lyme disease.

Journey with Jesus

Journey with Jesus Author Larry Warner
ISBN-10 9780830867530
Year 2010-08-02
Pages 306
Language en
Publisher InterVarsity Press
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In A Journey with Jesus, spiritual director Larry Warner guides us through the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius, similar to the way he's been leading people through them in person. Here's what he's observed: "The Spiritual Exercises helped people reconnect with Jesus and with themselves in life-giving ways. It was powerful." Ignatius wanted to help everyone, no matter what age or stage of life, experience Jesus. Through prayers and Scripture readings that largely focus on the life of Christ, the Spiritual Exercises that have been so powerful and growth-inducing for so many, including Warner, can be a tool for transformation in you as well. The exercises are designed to help you encounter the person of Jesus foster a deeper relational knowing of Jesus cultivate a greater desire and freedom to say yes to Jesus This book will guide you through Ignatius's traditional thirty-day retreat approach as well as the nine-month journey which allows you to take these practices into the "real world" each day. And you don't have to go on a retreat to do it. You can start now, and grow in Christlikeness right in the midst of your life. Are you hungry for Jesus and ready to do something about it? Are you committed to a sticking with a sustained journey of growth and formation in Christ? Then this book is for you. Open these pages, and let Warner guide you on the journey toward deeper intimacy with Jesus.

Tyrant

Tyrant Author Brian Godawa
ISBN-10 1942858256
Year 2016-12-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Embedded Pictures
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Rome, A.D. 64. A Roman prefect and his Jewish servant are ordered by the mad emperor Nero to track down a secret Christian document that undermines the Roman empire and predicts the end of the world. But they're not prepared for the spiritual warfare they've unleashed. The truth behind the origin of the most controversial book of the Bible: Revelation. A historical conspiracy thriller with angels and demons.

Chassis Engineering

Chassis Engineering Author Herb Adams
ISBN-10 1557880557
Year 1993
Pages 133
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Chassis Engineering for HP Cars Manual Chassis Design Covers Center Of Gravity And Roll Center Enhancing Road Handling Ability Step-By-Step Guide Tire Technology And Front and Rear Suspensions Brakes; Shocks And Springs

The Fibro Fix

The Fibro Fix Author David M. Brady
ISBN-10 9781623367114
Year 2016-07-12
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Rodale
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Chronic pain affects nearly 100 million Americans. Ongoing fatigue affects even more. The combination of fatigue and body-wide chronic pain, often called "fibromyalgia," remains mysterious and confusing, and an alarming 66 percent of sufferers are misdiagnosed. Now, leading naturopathic medical doctor and nutritionist David Brady is here with the answer in his comprehensive book The Fibro Fix. For more than 23 years, Dr. Brady has treated many thousands of patients seeking relief from fibromyalgia. In The Fibro Fix he distills his life-changing prescription into an integrative 21-day program to help you determine if, in fact, you're suffering from fibromyalgia or from one of the conditions commonly misdiagnosed as the fibromyalgia. The plan begins with three simple steps--detox, diet, and movement--to start relieving those symptoms for good and then offers deeper long-term solutions specific to the real cause in each person. The Fibro Fix is your groundbreaking guide to resolving fibromyalgia, and uncovering the mystery behind chronic pain and fatigue.

My Journey with Farrah

My Journey with Farrah Author Alana Stewart
ISBN-10 9780061963421
Year 2009-08-11
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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“A beautiful testament to the powerful love and friendship the two women shared as they searched for a miracle.” —Wichita Falls Times Record News In My Journey with Farrah, Farrah Fawcett’s longtime friend Alana Stewart shares her personal diaries from her three years by Farrah’s side, during the former Charlie’s Angels actress’s tragic struggle to defeat cancer. A celebration of an incredible bond, the power of Farrah’s indomitable spirit, and poignant memories from their thirty years together, My Journey with Farrah is a tribute to an amazing woman and an amazing friendship.

Weed Land

Weed Land Author Peter Hecht
ISBN-10 9780520958241
Year 2014-05-02
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher Univ of California Press
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Early in the morning of September 5, 2002, camouflaged and heavily armed Drug Enforcement Administration agents descended on a terraced marijuana garden. The DEA raid on the Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana, a sanctuary for severely ill patients who were using marijuana as medicine, is the riveting opening scene in Weed Land, an up-close journalistic narrative that chronicles a transformative epoch for marijuana in America. From the 1996 passage of California’s Proposition 215, the nation’s first medical marijuana law, through law enforcement raids, clinical studies that revealed medical benefits for cannabis, and the emergence of a lucrative cannabis industry, Weed Land reveals the changing political, legal, economic, and social dynamics around pot. Peter Hecht, an award-winning journalist from The Sacramento Bee, offers an independent, meticulously reported account of the clashes and contradictions of a burgeoning California cannabis culture that stoked pot liberalization across the country.