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 Ina May's guide to childbirth / Ina May Gaskin.
Gaskin, Ina May.
Book. xv, 348 p.
New York : Bantam Books, c2003.
xv, 348 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
A leading authority on midwifery offers expectant mothers an alternative to hospital birthing, explaining how to create a mutually supportive relationship among birth-care providers and make informed choices.

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#2 The positive birth book : a new approach to pregnancy, birth and the early weeks / Milli Hill.
Hill, Milli, author.
Book. 1 volume
1 volume ; 24 cm.
Work out what kind of birth you really want, and learn how to maximise your chances of getting it, in this refreshing, warm and...ur, birth, and the early days of parenting, The Positive Birth Book is the must-have birth book for women of the 21st century.

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#3 Expecting better : why the conventional pregnancy wisdom is wrong--and what you really need t...
Oster, Emily, author.
Book. xxii, 313 p.
xxii, 313 p. : charts ; 22 cm.
Pregnancy--unquestionably one of the most profound, meaningful experiences of adulthood--can reduce otherwise intelligent women...pregnant woman who wants to enjoy a healthy and relaxed pregnancy--and the occasional glass of wine.--Publisher's description.

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#4 The hungry brain : outsmarting the instincts that make us overeat / Stephan J. Guyenet.
Guyenet, Stephan J., author.
Book. 291 p.
291 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
"From an obesity and neuroscience researcher with a knack for engaging, humorous storytelling, The Hungry Brain uses cutting-ed...staying slim. Along the way, it explores how the human brain works, revealing how this mysterious organ makes us who we are"--

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#5 Skinnytaste fast and slow : knockout quick-fix and slow cooker recipes / Gina Homolka with He...
Homolka, Gina, author.
Book. 304 p.
304 p. : ill. (col.) ; 27 cm.
Shares over one hundred recipes for dishes that are easy to prep, whether for cooking in the oven, on the stovetop or in a slow...ble. Each recipe includes nutritional information, and many of the dishes are vegetarian, gluten-free, and freezer-friendly.--

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#6 The 36-hour day : a family guide to caring for people who have Alzheimer disease, other demen...
Mace, Nancy L., author.
Book. xx, 393 p.
xx, 393 p. ; 23 cm.
When someone in your family suffers from Alzheimer disease or other related memory loss diseases, both you and your loved one f...specific advice to make care easier, improve quality of life, and lift the spirits of a family dealing with Alzheimer disease.

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#7 Gastrointestinal diseases and disorders sourcebook : basic consumer health information about ...
Book. xv, 731 p.
xv, 731 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
"Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of digestive diseases and diso...d intolerances, infections, and certain cancers. An index, glossary of related terms, and other resources are also provided"--

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#8 Life after hip replacement : a complete guide to recovery and rehabiliation / Troy A. Miles, MD.
Miles, Troy A., author.
Book. 101 p.
101 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Dr. Troy A. Miles gives patients a clear understanding of what to expect following hip replacement surgery. He reveals how pati..., and tennis. Dr. Miles welcomes readers of all ages to learn more about the rapidly evolving field of adult join replacement.

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#9 Thoughtful dementia care : understanding the dementia experience / Jennifer Ghent-Fuller.
Ghent-Fuller, Jennifer B., 1951-
Book. vi, 173 p.
[Charleston, S.C.] : CreateSpace, ©2012.
vi, 173 p. ; 23 cm.
Ghent-Fuller offers insights into emotional reactions and practical suggestions based on deep understanding of the way people w...ffect the day to day life of people with dementia, their understanding of the world around them and their personal situations.

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#10 The tell-tale brain : a neuroscientist's quest for what makes us human / V.S. Ramachandran.
Ramachandran, V. S.
Book. xxvi, 357 p.
New York : W.W. Norton, ©2011.
xxvi, 357 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Ramachandran--the "Marco Polo of neuroscience"--Reveals what baffling and extreme case studies can teach us about normal brain ...the topics he discusses are synesthesia as a window to creativity and autism as a springboard to understanding self-awareness.


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