Offers a three-step program to provide relief from headaches and answers such questions as "Why does the weather give me headaches?" and "Will my headaches get better when I get older?"
A provocative alternate history of humanity's ancient ancestry and the evolution of human nature draws on ground-breaking scientific findings to offer insight into such debated issues as the evolution of language and race, the domestication of companion animals, and the defeat of the Neanderthals. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
A political commentator evaluates today's political climate and the inherent dangers posed by such factors as global over-reach, religious fundamentalism, and ballooning debt, in an account that draws on historical examples.
A journalistic investigation into the criminalization of America's mentally ill describes the author's battle with the shortcomings of the mental health system and the Miami-Dade County jail after his son was declared bipolar.
What should we have for dinner? When you can eat just about anything nature (or the supermarket) has to offer, deciding what you should eat will inevitably stir anxiety, especially when some of the foods might shorten your life. Today, buffeted by one food fad after another, America is suffering from a national eating disorder.
Traces key developments in the field, illustrating the fundamentals of physics via films and literature, as in Back to the Future, which demonstrates the finer points of special relativity, or Poe's The Purloined Letter, which serves to illuminate the mysterious nature of neutrinos. Original.
America's Most Renowned African American Nutritionist Shows You How To Look Great, Feel Better, And Live Longer By Eating Right
A practicing nutritionist takes a close-up look at the diet-related health problems confronting the African-American community—including obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and heart disease—and provides a detailed study of the disease-fighting properties of healthy foods and guidelines for a low-fat and low-calorie diet rich in antioxidants, vitamins, fiber, and minerals. Reprint.
Traveling to more than thirty countries to define the scientific, economic, and historical dimensions of the water crisis, offers a solution based on managing the water cycle for the maximum social good, rather than pure self-interest.
A history of climate change, how it will unfold over the next century, and what we can do to prevent a cataclysmic future includes specific suggestions for both lawmakers and individuals.
A chief coroner from a Creole section of Baton Rouge describes some of the harrowing cases from his more than ten-year career, during which he investigated the violent deaths of an LSU professor, a young woman whose remains were scattered in a churchyard, and one of the Beltway Sniper shooting victims. 40,000 first printing.