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The Book of Health

By: Macfadden, Bernarr

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Mcfadden Publications, Inc.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65102570

Condition: Good


150 pages plus advertisements. A nostalgic and interesting approach to health issues from 1926. Contents include: How to Gain Weight, How to Reduce Weight, Constipation - Its Cause and Cure, Headaches - How Cured, Strengthening Weak Nerves, Flat Foot - Its Prevention and Cure. Unmarked. Abundantly illustrated in black and white. Average wear to red boards. Contents in nice shape. Hinges intact. Binding opening at title page. A decent copy. View more info

Why Christians Get Sick

By: Malkmus, George H.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Shippensburg, PA, U.S.A., Treasure House: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 65108516

ISBN: 1560438495

Condition: Fine


1560438495 136 pages including index. "After the bible, this is the most important book a Christian will ever read." - front cover. Not willing to accept his cancer as "God's will" for his life, author (a Pastor) began an intensive biblical and scientific study to find out why he was sick - and to possibly find an alternative treatment to the usually unsuccessful treatments of the medical profession. His discoveries healed his body and answered such questions as: why do Christians get sick? Can people be free from physical problems?; What can a person do to avoid sickness? ... View more info

The medical runaround

By: Malleson, Andrew

Price: $54.95

Publisher: New York, Hart Pub. Co: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65500184

ISBN: 0805511032

Condition: Good


0805511032 334 pages including index. A doctor tells why today's physicians are so useless. "Dr. Malleson writes with some of the acerbic wit and toughmindedness of Dr. Szasz and Eric Hoffer... he takes on doctors, patients, and the whole saga of medical superstition right up to the modern medical scene... Dr. Malleson manages a persuasive impressionistic picture of doctors, drug merchandisers, and patients wallowing in a welfare-state morass - the doctors wastefully trying to 'cure' patients who too frequently would do better on their own." - Publisher's Weekly. Illustrated in blac... View more info

The Practical Pediatrician: The A to Z Guide to Your Child's Health, Behavior and Safety (Scientific American Books)

By: Markel, Howard; Oski, Frank A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, W H Freeman & Co: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 65408849

ISBN: 0716728966

Condition: Very Good


0716728966 364 pages including index. Addresses the first eight years of your child's life. "Gives comprehensive, in-depth advice to parents in areas they are deeply concerned about. Bravo!" - T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. Excellent unmarked copy with minimal wear. View more info

Back Care Basics: A Doctor's Gentle Yoga Program for Back and Neck Pain Relief

By: Mary Pullig Schatz

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., Rodmell Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 65601699

ISBN: 0962713821

Condition: Fair


0962713821 248 pages. Offers a gentle and effective approach to back rehabilitation without drugs or surgery. You'll learn: simple and practical ways to heal your back, restructure your body, and cope with stress; to become more sensitive to early warning signs of an impending 'back attack' and learn what to do to war it off; how your daily activities may be hurting your back and how to modify them to prevent pain and injury. This copy has been around the block in terms of wear and has moisture staining at the edges, but remains a decent working copy with binding intact. "An important ... View more info

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Atlas of Cancer Mortality for U.S. Counties 1950-1969 - DHEW Publication No. (NIH) 75-780

By: Mason, Thomas J.: et al

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, U.S. Department of Health, Education, And Welfare: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 525A9948

Condition: Good


103 pages. Circa 1975. Helps visualize geographic variation at the county level. Dozens of maps and tables. Frequent annotations by prior owner. Binding sturdy. Sound reference copy View more info

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A Cancer Therapy: Results of Fifty Cases

By: Max Gerson

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Bonita, CA, U.S.A., Gerson Institute: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 656G3908

ISBN: 0939236001

Condition: Fair


0939236001 432 pages including index. Black and white illustrations. A summary of 30 years of clinical experimentation. "I see in Dr. Gerson one of the most eminent geniuses in medical history." - Prof. Dr. Albert Schweitzer. Unmarked. Binding intact. Somewhat above-average wear. A sound copy of this vital work View more info

Massage : The Ultimate Illustrated Guide

By: Maxwell-Hudson, Clare; Lousada, Sandra

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Reader's Digest Association (Canada): 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 65203056

ISBN: 0888506708

Condition: Fine


0888506708 168 pages including index. Teaches techniques from the world's great massage traditions. Detailed step-by-step photographic sequences show how to beautify and tone the face and body. Offers relief from over 30 common conditions. Clean, bright and unmarked with virtually zero wear. Gorgeous copy. Gift quality. View more info

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The McCleary Treatment of Rectal and Colonic Diseases - A Strictly Ethical Institution

By: McCleary M.D., A.S.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Excelsior Springs, Missouri, The McCleary Sanitorium: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 525C5937

Condition: Fair


32 pages. An informative promotional publication intended for prospective patients of this famous institute, "the largest in the world devoted exclusively to the treatment of rectal and colonic disorders" - from page one. At the date of publication, the institute claimed to have cured more than 14,000 cases. Printed on glossy stock. Abundant black and white photos. Graphic colour illustrations. Above-average external wear. Binding intact. A fascinating read. View more info

Treat Your Own Neck

By: McKenzie, Robin

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Waikanae, New Zealand, Orthopedic Physical Therapy: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 65202926

ISBN: 0473002094

Condition: Very Good


0473002094 63 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Chapters include: the neck or cervical spine; common causes of neck pain; exercises; when to apply the exercises; general instructions. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy of this helpful work. View more info

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Community Health and Wellbeing

By: McMurray, Anne

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Australia, Elsevier: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 215A0677

ISBN: 1875897615

Condition: Good


1875897615 408 pages. Average wear. Moderate quantity of high-lighting. Sound copy. View more info

Braving the Void: Journeys into Healing

By: Michael T. Greenwood

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, New Century Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65206206

ISBN: 0969582218

Condition: Good


0969582218 318 pages including index. "A communique from the frontiers of healing. Invites us to journey beyond the traditional domain of orthodox medicine to those areas of consciousness where healing originates." - Larry Dossey, Author "In this fascinating book, Dr. Greenwood provides the reader with many insights which point toward the true heart of healing. He compassionately and powerfully recounts the unique journeys taken with his patients as they move together towards a deeper understanding of health. I would highly recommend this book to all my patients as well as col... View more info

Paradox and Healing: Medicine, Mythology and Transformation (Paradox & Healing)

By: Michael T. Greenwood; Peter J. Nunn

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, New Century Press: 1992

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 65206648

ISBN: 096958220X

Condition: Very Good


096958220X 253 pages including index and bibliography. Former owner's name blacked out inside front cover and some of the black ink has soaked through and is visible atop front cover. Spine moderately cocked. Looks at chronic illness and pain and offers new insight into their origins, their meaning in our lives and the paradoxical opportunity they present for our profound and far-reaching healing. Only light wear. View more info

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Eat Yourself Slim

By: Michel Montignac

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Canada, Michel-Ange Publishimg: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 652H0294

ISBN: 0968402909

Condition: Good


0968402909 228 pages. "The Montignac Method has taught people how to eat healthier while at the same time lose and maintain their ideal weight." - from back cover. Unmarked with moderate wear. Related news clippings neatly taped inside back cover. A sound copy View more info

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(McFayden) Vegetable Cook Book (Cookbook)

By: Middleton, Katharine

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, McFayden Seed Co. Ltd.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 757H1434

ISBN: B004VZVBVM

Condition: Fair


B004VZVBVM 40 pages. "Once recognized as valuable additions to tasty menus and adequate nutrition when properly prepared, vegetables will bid fair to outsine other food features. So, comes this little book to you. May it be your guide and philosopher in the preparation of the produce of your vegetable garden or market basket. Read it, cherish it - and follow it closely." - from Introduction. Printed upon orange paper. Illustrated in black and white. Above-average wear and soiling. Few pencil notes in pickling section. A worthy copy of this vintage WWII-era Canadian cookbook. View more info

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Inland Architect, Chicago Chapter, American Institute of Architects (AIA), February (Feb.) 1974 - New Life for Downtown Peoria

By: Miller, Nory; Leposky, George

Price: $199.95

Publisher: USA, American Institute of Architects (AIA), Chicago Chapter: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 551H1721

Condition: Good


26 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Features: Peoria says it's time to redo the '60s - the Demetriou plan for downtown; Skill and Caring - The Art of Richard Nickel; The Chicago School - on tour in Europe; Light researcher John Nash Ott - There's more to light than meets the eye - glass in architecture; and more. Moderate wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound copy. View more info

The Breastfeeding Answer Book : Expanded

By: Mohrbacher, Nancy; Stock, Julie

Price: $44.95

Publisher: USA, Leche League International: 1997

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 657C6069

ISBN: 0912500484

Condition: Very Good


0912500484 586 pages. "All the information you need to help breastfeeding mothers: in normal or unusual situations; when babies have special needs; with breast or nipple problems; if baby or mother is ill; includes complete references." - from cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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AIDS: The Unnecessary Epidemic

By: Monteith

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Covenent House Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 163A0807

ISBN: 0925591173

Condition: Good


0925591173 392 pages. "The frightening story of how the AIDS and gay lobbies have been able to prevent physicians from monitoring or controlling this epidemic." - from title page. Average wear. Some markings and high-lighting to contents. Sound working copy. View more info

PID - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

By: Moore, Maureen Leyland; The Vancouver Women's Health Research Collective

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Women's Health Collective: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65601730

Condition: Good


34 pages including bibliography and glossary. Illustrated in black and white. Provides information for women with PID as well as their families, friends, and co-workers. Women who have never heard of PID can use this information to recognize and avoid some of the causes of PID or to identify the disease should they ever contract it. Prior owner's name else unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Autology, study thyself;: And autopathy, cure thyself,

By: Moras, E. R

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Highland Park, Illinois, 1912

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 127H1384

ISBN: B0006AIV5U

Condition: Good


B0006AIV5U 295 pages. "Cell-Matter is the only Cure-Matter - Mind is not Cell-Matter, therefore, Mind does not cure Matter. As Time and Space are mere conveniences of Cosmic Matter, so Mind and Thought are mere incidences of Cell-Matter." - from forward to first edition in 1903. The author was unseccessful in convincing his 'rutty' medical colleagues to accept his theory so took it directly to the public in this book. Tissue-protected sepia-tone frontispiece portrait of author. Suede exterior adorned with gilt. Unmarked. Average external wear with a half-inch of loss to bottom ... View more info