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 Mend : poems / Kwoya Fagin Maples.
Maples, Kwoya Fagin, 1982- author.
Book. xii, 79 p.
xii, 79 p. ; 22 cm.

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#2 You don't have to say you love me : a memoir / Sherman Alexie.
Alexie, Sherman, 1966- author.
Book. 457 p.
457 p. ; 25 cm.
When his mother passed away at the age of 78, Sherman Alexie responded the only way he knew how: he wrote. The result is this m.... You Don't Have To Say You Love Me is an account of a complicated relationship, an unflinching and unforgettable remembrance.

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#3 Crazy brave : a memoir / Joy Harjo.
Harjo, Joy, author.
Book. 169 p.
New York : W.W. Norton, ┬ę2012.
169 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
A memoir from the Native American poet describes her youth with an abusive stepfather, becoming a single teen mom, and how she struggled to finally find inner peace and her creative voice.

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#4 When my brother was an Aztec / Natalie Diaz.
Diaz, Natalie, author.
Book. xiii, 103 p.
xiii, 103 p. ; 23 cm.
"In When My Brother Was An Aztec, Natalie Diaz examines memory's role in human identity. Each section filters memory through sp...n of poetic predecessors, yet strikes out into new territory, demonstrating her adventurous spirit."--Publisher's description.

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#5 Dumb : living without a voice / a graphic memoir by Georgia Webber.
Webber, Georgia, illustrator.
Book. 175 p. ; 12 unnumbered pages
175 p. ; 12 unnumbered pages : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
"Dumb's protagonist Georgia lives the relatively carefree and ordinary life of a twentysomething in Montreal: working at a caf├...ionary tale, Dumb tells the story of how the book's author copes with the everyday challenges that come with voicelessness."--

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#6 The round house / Louise Erdrich.
Erdrich, Louise.
Book. 321 p.
321 p. ; 24 cm.
When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression takes them first to the Round House, a sacred space and place of worship for the Ojibwe. And this is only the beginning.

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#7 American like me : reflections on life between cultures / edited by America Ferrera with E. C...
Book. xxii, 309 p.
xxii, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"From award-winning actress and political activist America Ferrera comes a vibrant and varied collection of first person accoun...sentially American experience and will appeal to anyone with a complicated relationship to family, culture, and growing up."--

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#8 The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing / Mar...
Kond┼Ź, Marie, author.
Book. 213 p.
213 p. ; 19 cm.
This best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.

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#9 The curated closet : a simple system for discovering your personal style and building your dr...
Rees, Anuschka, author.
Book. 265 p.
265 p. ; 26 cm.
"With so many style and shopping options, it can be difficult to create a streamlined closet of pieces that can be worn easily ...e and building the ideal wardrobe to match it, with style and shopping strategies that women can use every day, "

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#10 Our compelling interests : the value of diversity for democracy and a prosperous society / ed...
Book. xv, 263 p.
xv, 263 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
It is clear that in our society today, issues of diversity and social connectedness remain deeply unresolved and can lead to cr...plications for college enrollment, graduation, the ability to secure a job, business outcomes, and the economy. --