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See below for a selection of the latest books from Family & health category. Presented with a red border are the Family & health books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Family & health books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Everybody's Doin' It Sex, Music, and Dance in New York, 1840-1917

Everybody's Doin' It Sex, Music, and Dance in New York, 1840-1917

Author: Dale Cockrell Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/2019

Everybody's Doin' It follows the birth of popular music, including ragtime and jazz, to the convivial meeting places for sex, drink, music, and dance. Whether a single piano player or small band, live music was a nightly feature in New York's spirited basement bars, dance halls, and concert saloons. There men and women, often black and white, mingled freely-to the horror of the elite. This rollicking demimonde drove innovative new music and dance styles. Irving Berlin with his hit Alexander's Ragtime Band and the Original Dixieland Jazz Band make appearances, but so do Stephen Foster and Charles Dickens. To re-create this underground world, musicologist Dale Cockrell mines tabloids, court records, exposes, journals, and reports of undercover detectives working for private social- reform organizations. Everybody's Doin' It illuminates the how, why, and where of America's popular music and its buoyant journey from Five Points uptown to Tin Pan Alley.

Brook's Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology

Brook's Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology

Author: Mehul Dattani, Charles G. D. Brook Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2019

The seventh edition of Brook's Clinical Pediatric Endocrinology has been compiled by an experienced editorial team and internationally renowned contributors; it presents basic science and clinical management of endocrine disorders for all involved in the care of children and adolescents. It provides treatments for a variety of hormonal diseases, including diabetes and hypoglycaemia, growth problems, thyroid disease and disorders of puberty, sexual differentiation, calcium metabolism, steroid metabolism and hypopituitarism.

Do Death For A Life Better Lived

Do Death For A Life Better Lived

Author: Amanda Blainey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Llewellyn's Complete Book of Essential Oils How to Blend, Diffuse, Create Remedies, and Use in Everyday Life

Llewellyn's Complete Book of Essential Oils How to Blend, Diffuse, Create Remedies, and Use in Everyday Life

Author: Sandra Kynes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2019

Recognised throughout history for their pleasing aromas and their spiritual power, essential oils are must-have tools on the journey to wellness in mind, body, and spirit. Llewellyn's Complete Book of Essential Oils is a thorough guide to working with these remarkable extracts, with detailed profiles for sixty-eight essential oils and fourteen carrier oils. Author Sandra Kynes also includes remedies for seventy-five specific ailments. Filled with tips, techniques, and dozens of recipes, this book is designed to help you discover the most important and up-to-date information about essential oils.

Population Health in America

Population Health in America

Author: Robert A. Hummer, Erin R. Hamilton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2019

In this engaging and accessibly written book, Population Health in America weaves demographic data with social theory and research to help students understand health patterns and trends in the U.S. population. While life expectancy was estimated to be just 37 years in the United States in 1870, today it is more than twice as long, at over 78 years. Yet today, life expectancy in the U.S. lags behind almost all other wealthy countries. Within the U.S., there are substantial social inequalities in health and mortality: women live longer but less healthier lives than men; African Americans and Native Americans live far shorter lives than Asian Americans and White Americans; and socioeconomic inequalities in health have been widening over the past 20 years. What accounts for these population health patterns and trends? Inviting students to delve into population health trends and disparities, demographers Robert Hummer and Erin Hamilton provide an easily understandable historical and contemporary portrait of U.S. population health. Perfect for courses such as population health, medical or health sociology, social epidemiology, health disparities, demography, and others, as well as for academic researchers and lay persons interested in better understanding the overall health of the country, Population Health in America also challenges students, academics, and the public to understand current health policy priorities and to ask whether considerably different directions are needed.

Population Health in America

Population Health in America

Author: Robert A. Hummer, Erin R. Hamilton Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/08/2019

In this engaging and accessibly written book, Population Health in America weaves demographic data with social theory and research to help students understand health patterns and trends in the U.S. population. While life expectancy was estimated to be just 37 years in the United States in 1870, today it is more than twice as long, at over 78 years. Yet today, life expectancy in the U.S. lags behind almost all other wealthy countries. Within the U.S., there are substantial social inequalities in health and mortality: women live longer but less healthier lives than men; African Americans and Native Americans live far shorter lives than Asian Americans and White Americans; and socioeconomic inequalities in health have been widening over the past 20 years. What accounts for these population health patterns and trends? Inviting students to delve into population health trends and disparities, demographers Robert Hummer and Erin Hamilton provide an easily understandable historical and contemporary portrait of U.S. population health. Perfect for courses such as population health, medical or health sociology, social epidemiology, health disparities, demography, and others, as well as for academic researchers and lay persons interested in better understanding the overall health of the country, Population Health in America also challenges students, academics, and the public to understand current health policy priorities and to ask whether considerably different directions are needed.

Yoga Through the Year A Seasonal Approach to Your Practice

Yoga Through the Year A Seasonal Approach to Your Practice

Author: Jilly Shipway Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

Create balance in your yoga practice and your life by connecting with nature and the cycle of the seasons.Yoga Through the Year provides seasonal inspiration and guidance all year round and helps you familiarize yourself with the prevalent energy of each season. Learn how to best work with the challenges and opportunities present throughout the wheel of the year. Explore mindfulness exercises, visualizations, meditations, and yoga poses and sequences that are specially designed for each season. This remarkable book's approach can be personalized to fit your needs during every season of the year. With it, you'll be able to develop your own rhythm in response to each seasonal change.

Llewellyn's 2020 Essential Oils Calendar Insights, Tips, and Recipes

Llewellyn's 2020 Essential Oils Calendar Insights, Tips, and Recipes

Author: Kac Young Format: Calendar Release Date: 01/08/2019

Packed with detailed tips, tricks, and practical information for using essential oils in your daily life and illustrated with breathtaking art, this gorgeous calendar is perfect for anyone with an interest in essential oils, from absolute beginners to experts who want to stay in the know. Featured oils include geranium, lavender, eucalyptus, frankincense, orange, lemon, ylang-ylang, rose, peppermint, tea tree, clary sage, and rosemary. Each month's page features a different oil and includes the name, botanical name, brief explanation, properties, benefits, practical applications, cautions, and a recipe. Discover recipes and mixtures for allergies, insomnia, broken hearts, pain, cough/cold, stress relief, digestive problems, and allergies as well as home cleaners and more. This calendar includes four pages of bonus material that includes safety warnings, dilution chart, patch testing, animals and oils, carrier oils, oils and astrological signs, oils and the chakras, making a roller ball, and more.

Llewellyn's 2020 Herbal Almanac A Practical Guide to Growing, Cooking and Crafting

Llewellyn's 2020 Herbal Almanac A Practical Guide to Growing, Cooking and Crafting

Author: Llewellyn Publications Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

Herbs are an important part of a life dedicated to wellness in mind, body, and spirit, and Llewellyn s Herbal Almanac is packed full of helpful tips and hands-on projects to help you reap the benefits of nature s most dynamic plants. Now features articles on kombucha, growing plants your cat can eat, vanilla and all its amazing uses, and herbal cakes, desserts, soaps, and much more. This dazzling collection of information includes innovative ideas for gardening, cooking, crafts, health, and beauty. Learn all about the practical uses of popular herbs like lemongrass, French tarragon, sumac, cayenne, and calendula. Discover an underappreciated tool for creating great compost, plans for a knot garden, and a wide variety of projects, techniques, and information for taking your appreciation for herbs to a whole new level.

Wild Beauty Wisdom and Recipes for Natural Self-Care

Wild Beauty Wisdom and Recipes for Natural Self-Care

Author: Jana Blankenship Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/07/2019