Prescription for Dietary Wellness

Prescription for Dietary Wellness

Like its companion books–the number-one bestselling Prescription for Nutritional Healing and the newer Prescription for Herbal Healing—Prescription for Dietary Wellness offers authoritative information that is research-based and clearly written, making it easy for the reader to quickly find the subjects in which he or she is interested and to incorporate the dietary recommendations into his […]

The Anti-Alzheimer's Prescription

The Anti-Alzheimer’s Prescription

From a world-renowned neurologist, the first book to feature a scientifically substantiated program for the only treatment for Alzheimer’s: PREVENTION Alzheimer’s is a devastating and frightening disease, and as baby boomers age it’s on the brink of becoming the great epidemic of the twenty-first century. Fortunately, by making proper lifestyle choices and avoiding certain risk […]

Prescription for Herbal Healing, 2nd Edition

Prescription for Herbal Healing, 2nd Edition

The definitive source for choosing the optimal herbal therapy- thoroughly revised and updated. Millions of Americans are turning to herbal therapies to heal what ails them-either as an alternative or as a supplement to traditional medicine. From the most trusted name in natural healing, Phyllis A. Balch’s new edition of Prescription for Herbal Healing provides […]

Exercise Prescription for Medical Conditions

Exercise Prescription for Medical Conditions

What is the best exercise for a client with…cancer… diabetes… heart disease… or a hip replacement along with hypertension? Catherine Goodman, PT, MBA, and Kevin Helgeson, PT, DHSc, built on physical therapists’ extensive knowledge of pathology, physiology, and exercise to develop this evidence-based guide to enhancing their role in prevention and wellness, even for the […]

The Gender Dimension of Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs in Europe and the Mediterranean Region

The Gender Dimension of Non-Medical Use of Prescription Drugs in Europe and the Mediterranean Region

In recent years, the non-medical use of prescription drugs (NMUPD) has caused increasing public concern around the globe. Women constitute a special risk category for NMUPD and understanding gender as it relates to this phenomenon is now a critical requirement for effective policy and practice. Intended primarily for policy makers and researchers, this Pompidou Group […]

Medicare Modernization: The New Prescription Drug Benefit and Redesigned Part B and Part C.

Medicare Modernization: The New Prescription Drug Benefit and Redesigned Part B and Part C.

The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 was enacted in November 2003 and became effective on January 1, 2006. Two major changes occurred. A prescription drug benefit is now available for seniors and younger persons with disabilities who are covered by Medicare. The managed care program, formerly known as Medicare + Choice, […]