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 They didn't know : my personal journey with lyme disease / Martha Conan.
Conan, Martha.
Book. 187 p.
[S.l.] : Dorrance Publishing Co, 2019.
187 p. : ill. (black and white) ; 24 cm,.
Part One -- Mike's bikes -- Birth of the honeydew -- Christmas 1972 -- May 1980 -- "I wasn't hungry" -- My roaring twenties -- ... breath and hold it: -- What was I really doing? -- John of God -- Lyme disease follow up -- "A separate reality -- Resources.

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#2 Finishing our story : preparing for the end of life / Gregory L. Eastwood.
Eastwood, Gregory L., author.
Book. x, 140 p.
x, 140 p. ; 17 cm,.
"Death is the destiny we all share, and this will not change. Yet the way we die, which had remained the same for many generati...ast generations, often after surviving many illnesses and even diseases that would have been terminal for their grandparents.^

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#3 30 scripts for relaxation, imagery & inner healing / [edited] by Julie T. Lusk.
Book. xiii, p. 154
xiii, p. 154 ; 23 cm.

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#4 Taking turns : stories from HIV/AIDS care Unit 371 / MK Czerwiec.
Czerwiec, MK (MaryKay), 1967- artist.
Book. 213 p.
213 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 18 x 21 cm.
"A graphic memoir and adapted oral history of Unit 371, an inpatient AIDS care hospital unit in Chicago that was in existence from 1985 to 2000. Examines the human costs of caregiving and the role art can play in the grieving process"--

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#5 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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#6 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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#7 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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#8 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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#9 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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#10 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.