Lasik: A Guide to Laser Vision Correction (Sept., $12.95) by Ernest Kornmehl, M.D., Jonathan Davidorf, M.D., and Robert Maloney, M.D., helps consumers make informed decisions about eye surgery.
It's All Good Hair: Styling and Grooming Black Children's Hair (Feb., $12.95) by Michele N-K Collison offers tips from experts.
OneHourWiz: The G-Spot (Sept., $12.95) by Donald Hicks features methods of increasing a woman's sexual pleasure.
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Ageless Yoga: Yoga Exercises for Improving Your Life at Any Age! (Sept., $18.95) by Rosie Reichmann teaches a gentle program of stretches and postures taught daily by the 84-year-old author.
The Avery Complete Guide to Medicines (Oct., $25.95) by Ian Morton and Judith Hall provides information on prescription, over-the-counter and herbal medicines, as well as vitamins and minerals.
Lyprinol: A Natural Solution for Arthritis and Other Inflammatory Disorders (Oct., $9.95) by Georges Halpern, M.D., explains the benefits of this new weapon in the disease-fighting arsenal.
Organic Living in 10 Simple Lessons (Sept., $16.95) by Karen Sullivan answers questions on buying, growing and cooking organic foods.
The Pregnancy Bed Rest Book (Oct., $14) by Amy E. Tracy is a resource for this rarely addressed aspect of pregnancy.
AIDS in the Modern World (Sept., $24.95) by Edward Alcamo focuses on the biological basis of AIDS and HIV.
BRAIN WAVES BOOKS
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Learn Faster and Remember More: 65 Techniques, Insights and Exercises from New Brain Research for Students, Parents and Other Active Minds (Oct., $14.95) by Allen D. Bragdon and David Gamon. QPB selection.
CAREER PRESS/NEW PAGE BOOKS
Tell Me What to Eat If I Have Acid Reflux (Jan., $10.99) by Elaine Magee discusses lifestyle and treatment options.
The Best Sex You'll Ever Have: 101 Exciting Positions for Ecstatic Sexual Fulfillment (Sept., $20) by Richard Emerson is an illustrated guide. QPB and Venus Book Club selections.
Vogue Makeup (Oct., $25) by Juliet Cohen offers professional advice, information on the latest products and more than 200 color photos.
The Body Shaping Diet: Eat Right for Your Body Type (Sept., $19.95) by Sandra Cabot, M.D., recommends certain foods to maintain a specific body shape.
Age Busters: Simple Steps to Enhance Your Life and Reclaim Your Youth (Nov., $12.95) by Charles Salter and Carlotta Salter offers 52 practical anti-aging tips.
Reprint: Bobbi Brown Teenage Beauty (Nov., $18) by Bobbi Brown with Annemarie Iverson. 100,000 first printing.
Ann Louise Gittleman's Guide to the 40/30/30 Phenomenon (Nov., $14.95) by Ann Louse Gittleman balances complex carbohydrates, protein and fat.
Chocolate Therapy: Chocolate for Health & Nutrition (Sept., $24.95) by Evelyn Cavillon claims that chocolate consumption improves intelligence and endurance, fights depression and migraines and aids cholesterol reduction.
My Friend, You Are Legally Blind: A Writer's Struggle with Macular Degeneration (Sept., $8.95) by Charles Champlin. The former Los Angeles Times arts editor reveals his struggle with age-related macular degeneration.
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Reprint: My Friends' Secrets (Sept., $16.95) by Joan Collins.
KISS: Yoga (Oct., $19.95) by Shakta Kaur Khalsa is an illustrated guide.
Illustrated Guide to Yoga (Sept., $19.95) by Howard Kent advocates yoga to promote health and well-being.
Deep Sleep: Total Rest for Mind, Body, and Spirit (Oct., $19.95) by John R. Harvey is a program designed for restful and rejuvenating sleep; includes a soporific audio CD.
FAIR WINDS PRESS
The Bedside Kama Sutra: 23 Positions for Pleasure and Passion (Sept., $19.95) by Linda Sonntag offers classic erotic art, foreplay techniques and tantric sex secrets.
Mend the Mind, Mind the Body, Meet the Soul: Exploring the Secrets of Health and Longevity (Sept., $14.95) by Raj Kapoor, M.D., suggests ways to unleash the power within. $10,000ad/promo.
Natural Medicine First Aid Remedies: Self-Care Treatments for 100 Common Conditions (Sept., $22.95) by Stephanie Marohn tells how to use homeopathy, nutrition, reflexology, herbal medicine and other methods.
Pilates for Beginners (Oct., $21.95) by Kellina Stewart features core exercises that can be done at home without machines. 25,000 first printing.
Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness (Nov., $15.95) by Stewart Smith. This advanced-level program demonstrates running, swimming, rope climbing, stretching and exercise techniques.
An Herbal Internet Companion: Herbs and Herbal Medicine Online (Sept., $24.95) by David J. Owen lists hundreds of Web sites and provides criteria for health information assessment on the Internet.
The 7 Systems of Balance: A Natural Prescription for Healthy Living in a Hectic World (Sept., $12.95) by Paul J. Sorgi, M.D., reveals how to achieve a balanced life and prevent "emotional dizziness." 50,000 first printing. Ad/promo.
Weight Loss for African-American Woman: The Eight-Week Guide to Better Health (Nov., $17.95) by G. Edmond Smith, M.D. $35,000 ad/promo.
Inner Reiki: A Practical Guide for Healing and Meditation (Sept., $20) by Tanmaya Honervogt combines the hands-on healing technique of Reiki with meditation. One Spirit Book Club and QPB selections.
Taming the Hunger Within: A Nutritional Approach to Solving Eating Disorders (Feb., $14) by Marcia Herrin and Nancy Matsumoto is written for preteens and teens.
Glow (Nov., $15.95) by Christina Pirello. The host of the PBS-TV show Christina Cooks! demonstrates the healing properties of whole foods.
Diets Designed for Athletes: How to Combine Foods, Fluids, and Supplements for Maximum Training and Performance (Nov., $17.95) by Maryann Karinch covers the pros and cons of sports performance supplements.
Sports Nutrition for Women (Nov., $15.95) by Anita Bean and Peggy Wellington surveys nutritional requirements of active women, including teens and pregnant women.
The Cancer Prevention Book: Holistic Guidelines from the World-Famous Bristol Cancer Help Centre (Jan., $15.95) by Rosy Daniel, M.D., and Rachel Ellis advocates healthy eating, exercise and low stress.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
My House Is Killing Me!: The Home Guide for Families with Allergies and Asthma (Oct., $16.95) by Jeffrey C. May explains the links between indoor pollutants and chronic health problems.
From the Heart Through the Hands: The Power of Touch in Caregiving (Sept., $23.95) by Dawn Nelson. A physical therapist explores the importance of human contact in healing and caring for people.
Reprint: Face Forward (Oct., $20) by Kevyn Aucoin.
Reflexology for Beginners (Nov., $9.95) by David Vennells recommends reflexology as an alternative or complementary healing technique. Advertising.
Every Woman's Guide to Health and Fitness (Jan., $19.95) by Lisa Callahan, M.D., is a sourcebook of overall fitness and health.
The First Year--Type 2 Diabetes: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed (Oct., $14.95) by Gretchen E. Becker discusses options, diets and emotional issues.
Mayo Clinic on Depression (Oct., $14.95), edited by Keith G. Kramlinger, M.D., describes the signs, symptoms and treatment of various types of depression.
ER: Enter at Your Own Risk--How to Avoid Dangers Inside Emergency Rooms (Sept., $14.95) by Joel Cohen, M.D., tells how to not become an ER malpractice statistic. Advertising. 20-city TV and radio satellite tour.
NEW WORLD LIBRARY
The Healing Secrets of Food (Sept., $14.95) by Deborah Kesten combines ancient food wisdom with modern science. First serial to Yoga Journal.
How to Stay Healthy & Fit on the Road (Sept., $9.95) by Joanne V. Lichten is a guide for business and recreational travelers.
Fuel Up (Jan., $13.95) by Eric Sternlicht is a guide to using nutrition to enhance physical fitness and sports performance.
Prime (Jan., $17.95) by Bob Paris. A former Mr. Universe offers a fitness program for men over 40.
The Pilates Pregnancy: Maintaining Strength, Flexibility, and Your Figure (Dec., $20) by Mari Winsor with Mark Laska. The authors of The Pilates Powerhouse tell how to exercise during and after pregnancy.
Soulmates: An Illustrated Guide to Black Love, Sex, and Romance (Sept., $18) by Eric Copage is by the author of the Black Pearls meditation books.
Get Skinny the Smart Way (Jan., $14) by Annette Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin. A pair of nutritionists evaluate various diets and share advice on losing weight and healthy living.
Diabetes Type 2: The Complete Food Management Program (Sept., $18.95) by Sherri Shafer. A dietician and certified diabetes educator gives the lowdown on daily nutrition.
The Truth About Hormone Replacement Therapy (Oct., $15.95) by the National Women's Health Network. A group of doctors and researchers explain why most women should not be taking hormone replacement drugs.
Abnormal Pap Smears: What Every Woman Needs to Know (Sept., $21) by Lynda Rushing, M.D., and Nancy Joste, M.D., discusses the meanings of various pap-smear test results.
Reprint: Taking Charge of Your Fertility (Rev. Ed.): The Definitive Guide to Natural Birth Control, Pregnancy Achievement, and Reproductive Health (Nov., $23.95) by Toni Weschler. 40,000 first printing.
Salud!: A Latina's Guide to Total Health (Jan., $20) by Jane L. Delgado is a comprehensive guide to health and wellness. 15,000 first printing.
FLEMING H. REVELL
Living the Good Life: Simple Principles for Strength, Balance, and Inner Beauty (Sept., $12.99) by Ruth McGinnis offers stories, anecdotes and ideas on living healthfully.
Eat Right 4 Your Type: Ultimate A-Z Bloodtype Encyclopedia (Jan., $24.95) by Peter D'Adamo with Catherine Whitney tackles ailments from the common cold to life-threatening illnesses.
Allergy-Free Naturally (Oct., $19.95) by Rick Ansorge, Eric Metcalf and Prevention Health Books editors tells how to identify and treat the underlying causes of allergies.
The Hormone Connection (Nov., $18.95) by Gale Maleskey, Mary Kittel and Prevention Health Books for Women editors discusses how hormones affect women's health.
Rodney Yee's Yoga (Jan., $19.95) by Rodney Yee and Nina Zolotow offers instruction from a popular yogi. 150,000 first printing.
The Diet Pill Book (Feb., $14.95) by Charles Dodson and Deborah R. Mitchell discusses the benefits and dangers of weight-loss supplements.
Brain Candy: Boost Your Brain Power with Vitamins, Supplements, Drugs, and Other Substances: A Comprehensive Guide (Sept., $13) by Ted Lidsky and Jay Schneider evaluates the pros and cons on legal brain boosters.
Temptations: Igniting the Pleasure and Power of Aphrodisiacs (Feb., $14) by Michael and Ellen Albertson includes erotic edibles and carnal cookery.
Reprint: The Spark: The Revolutionary 3 Week Fitness Plan that Changes Everything You Know About Exercise, Weight Control and Health (Feb., $11) by Glenn A. Gaesser, M.D., and Karla Dougherty.
Ashtanga Yoga: The Complete Mind and Body Workout (Sept., $19.95) by Juliet Pegrum is a guide to a more aggressive form called Power Yoga. One Spirit Book Club selection.
Ten Minute Trim Tummies & Shapely Fannies (Oct., $14.95) by Gloria Thomas offers body-sculpting workouts for all levels of fitness.
Kick Your Way to Fitness (Sept., $19.95) by Anne Marie Millard and Sally Brown is an illustrated guide to the popular exercise of kick-boxing. Advertising.
15 Minute Pilates (Sept., $12.95) by Lesley Ackland is an exercise program that can be tailored to one's lifestyle. Advertising.
THREE RIVERS PRESS
Living Among Meat Eaters: The Vegetarian's Survival Handbook (Sept., $15) by Carol J. Adams provides strategies for dining out and entertaining. Author appearances.
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Fitness Training for Girls: A Teen Girl's Guide to Resistance Training, Cardiovascular Conditioning and Nutrition (Oct., $11.95) by Katrina Gaede, Alan Lachica and Doug Werner aims to make fitness a permanent part of life.
The Book of Meditation: Practical Ways to Health and Healing (Jan., $22.95) by Chris Jarmey, photos by Guy Hearn, offers exercises for emotional balance and health.
Folk Medicine in America Today: A Guide for a New Generation of Folk Healers (Sept., $15) by John Heinerman amasses remedies that were brought here by immigrants from all over the world. Ad/promo.
The Gerson Therapy: Revised and Updated (Oct., $17) by Charlotte Gerson with Morton Walker is a dietary detoxification and body repair program.
Pilates Workbook: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide to Matwork Techniques (Sept., $12.95) by Michael King shows the proper techniques of Joseph Pilates's original exercises.
101 Simple Ways to Make Your Home and Family Safe in a Toxic World (Sept., $9.95) by Beth Ann Petro Roybal describes fast, easy and effective solutions.
UNIV. OF PENNSYLVANIA PRESS
Heal the Pain, Comfort the Spirit: The Hows and Whys of Modern Pain Treatment (Dec., $19.95) by Dorene O'Hara, M.D., enlightens patients on finding the most appropriate treatment for pain.
Buff Brides (Jan., $19.95) by Sue Fleming. A personal trainer presents two fitness programs for the bride-to-be.
Blood Sugar Blues: Overcoming the Hidden Dangers of Insulin Resistance (Sept., $14.95) by Miryam Ehrlich Williamson. A medical journalist sheds light on this widespread condition.
Jennifer Kries' The Method Workout: The Unique Combination of Pilates, Yoga, and Dance (Jan., $TBA) by Jennifer Kries presents a new workout program. Ad/promo.
American Medical Association Guide to Home Caregiving (Oct., $14.95) by the American Medical Association tells how to tend to loved ones at home.
Restaurant Confidential: The Shocking Truth About What You're Really Eating When You're Eating Out (Jan., $10.95) by Michael F. Jacobson, Jayne Hurley and the Center for Science in the Public Interest gives nutritional data for popular restaurant dishes. 20-city author tour.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
Heart Attack!: Advice for Patients by Patients (Jan.; $14.95, cloth $30) by Kathleen Berra et al. offers advice to survivors and those working to prevent the onset of a heart attack.
Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Oct., $18.95) by Xu Xiangcai discusses theories and applications.
Volume 248 Issue 33 08/13/2001
Fall 2001 Trade Paperbacks: Health, Fitness & Beauty