Health & Wellness Collection

The Health+Wellness collection is located on the first floor of the HSL.  Materials from this collection are available to everyone at Upstate as well as members from our surrounding communities.  Pediatric consumer health materials are available at the Family Resource Center (FRC) located on the 12th floor of the Golisano Children’s Hospital.

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#1 Entangled narratives : collaborative storytelling and the re-imagining of dementia / Lars-Chr...
Hydén, Lars-Christer, 1954- author.
Book. ix, 230 p.
ix, 230 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Personhood regained -- Dementia, selves, and stories -- Dementia: living with a changing brain -- Stories: making worlds and stories told in collaboration -- Embodied memories -- Selves and interdependent identities -- Listening with a third ear.

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#2 The mindful self-compassion workbook : a proven way to accept yourself, build inner strength,...
Neff, Kristin, author.
Book. viii, 206 p.
viii, 206 p. ; 27 cm.
"This science-based workbook offers a step-by-step approach to breaking free of harsh self-judgments and impossible standards i...lready lie within you--learn how you can uncover this powerful inner resource and transform your life"--Provided by publisher.

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#3 The truth about food : why pandas eat bamboo and people get bamboozled / David L. Katz.
Katz, David L., author.
Book. 752 p.
752 p. ; 23 cm.
"In The Truth about Food, one of the world's leading authorities on lifestyle medicine, health promotion, and the prevention of...ood that loves you back for a lifetime; and to enjoy the comforting confidence that only comes from genuine understanding." --

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#4 Doubt is their product : how industry's assault on science threatens your health / David Mich...
Michaels, David, 1954-
Book. xii, 372 p.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
xii, 372 p. ; 25 cm.
""Doubt is our product," a cigarette executive once observed, "since it is the best means of competing with the 'body of fact' ...ispute the scientific evidence that would alert the public to these dangers. Their goal is the manufacture of doubt."--Jacket.

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#5 Living with endometriosis : the complete guide to risk factors, symptoms, and treatment optio...
Bowick, Samantha, author.
Book. xvii, 125 p.
xvii, 125 p. ; 23 cm.
More than 176 million women suffer with endometriosis worldwide, a condition causing agonizing pelvic pain and which affects ev... doctors and researchers tackling the disease, with tips on recognizing symptoms and getting the most effective help possible.

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#6 The doctor will see you now : recognizing and treating endometriosis / by Tamer Seckin.
Seckin, Tamer, author.
Book. xv, 247 p.
xv, 247 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Endometriosis materializes when the endometrium--the tissue that lines the inside of the uterus--sheds, but does not exit a wom...g told that her pain is "part of becoming a woman" to the woman who has been misdiagnosed for decades--knows she is not alone.

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#7 Stop endometriosis and pelvic pain : what every woman and her doctor need to know / Andrew S....
Cook, Andrew S. (Gynecologic surgeon)
Book. xix, 218 p.
xix, 218 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
More than 176 million women worldwide suffer from endometriosis -- an excruciatingly painful, devastating, debilitating disease...and straining marriages. Good news at last for women and their doctors. There is very good news, because now there is hope --^

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#8 Heal endometriosis naturally: without painkillers, drugs, or surgery / Wendy K. Laidlaw.
Laidlaw, Wendy Kathleen.
Book. 156 p..
Createspace, [2015].
156 p.. ; 22 cm.
What is Heal Endometriosis Naturally? Heal Endometriosis Naturally is NOTjust another how to on alternatives. This book is NOTj...d of the debilitating pain within three menstrual periods * Dissolve and eliminate cysts and adhesions * Beat chronic fatigue.

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#9 Dr. Tom Wu's different approach in natural healing : conquer cancer and other diseases with s...
Wu, Tom, author.
Book. xxxv, 293 p.
xxxv, 293 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
This guide to alternative medicine breaks down the barriers between Eastern and Western philosophies in order to provide reader...our of Dr. Wu's innovative smoothie recipes, with each one specifically designed to address individual ailments or body parts.

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#10 The better brain book : the best tools for improving memory, sharpness, and preventing aging ...
Perlmutter, David, 1954-
Book. 326 p.
New York : Riverhead Books, 2004.
326 p. ; 23 cm.
Loss of memory and acuity is not a natural part of aging. As the celebrated neurologist David Perlmutter shows, it is easy to forgetful and less able to focus at work or are trying to help a loved one who has suffered a serious illness. Book jacket.