Your Complete Guide to Facial Cosmetic Surgery (Oct., $19.95) by Jon Mendelsohn, M.D., William Truswell, M.D., Kriston Kent, M.D. Surgeons explain what to expect when electing various procedures.
ALLEN & UNWIN (dist. by IPG)
Bellydance: A Guide to Middle Eastern Dances, Its Music, Its Culture and Costume (Feb., $14.95) by Keti Shafir explores how to find fun, fitness and sexual empowerment through Middle Eastern dance.
AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION
1001 Tips for Living Well with Diabetes (Sept., $19.95) by the American Diabetes Association places sound advice for diabetes care in a single volume.
Acupressure for Emotional Healing: A Self-Care Guide for Trauma, Stress & Common Emotional Imbalances (Oct., $20) by Michael Reed Gach and Beth Ann Henning is a practical guide to hands-on healing for common emotional problems. Advertising. Author publicity.
Take Control of Your Period (Oct., $12) by Diana Kroi, M.D. is a guide to the menstrual management revolution.
The NIA Technique: The High-Powered Energizing Workout that Gives You a New Body and a New Life (Dec., $17.95) by Debbie Rosas and Carlos Rosas. NIA (Neuromuscular Integrative Action) blends martial arts, yoga, dance and spiritual self-healing to create a life-long fitness program.
Living in the State of Stuck: How Technology Impacts the Lives of People with Disabilities (Nov., $24.95) by Marcia J. Scherer assesses the impact that assistive technology has had on the disabled. 25,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
The Savvy Patient: The Ultimate Advocate for Quality Healthcare (Oct., $19.95) by Mark C. Pettus, M.D., helps readers to understand how to navigate complicated health care systems.
Breast Cancer Answers (Sept., $16.99 paper) by Judy King is by a survivor.
Breathing Life: Yogi Coudoux's Pranayama Yoga Techniques (Sept., $15.95) by Yogi Coudoux. A yoga teacher reveals his secrets for long-term wellness. Ad/promo.
One Bite at a Time: Nourishing Recipes for People with Cancer, Survivors, and Their Caregivers (Oct., $24.95) by Rebecca Katz with Marsha Tomassi and Mat Edelson emphasizes organic foods and immunity-building meals, and includes 150 recipes.
Advanced Chakra Healing: A Revolutionary Approach to Healing Through the Four Pathways (Sept., $17.95) by Cyndi Dale teaches how to use chakra philosophy for diagnosing and healing physical problems.
Losing Your Mummy Tummy (Jan., $18) by Julie Tupler shows how to flatten your tummy after a baby.
DIAMOND CUTTER PRESS
How Yoga Works (Sept., $19.95) by Geshe Michael Roach explains how to make yoga work for each individual.
Bellydance (Jan., $15) by Dolphina teaches the basics and includes a "Goddess Workout" exercise routine.
FAIR WINDS PRESS
Tamilee Webb's Defy Gravity Workout: The Revolutionary Workout Program that Lifts and Tones Your Entire Body (Jan., $19.95) by Tamilee Webb is a fitness program geared for women over 40. $50,000 ad/promo.
Cholesterol Cure Made Easy: Fell's Know-It-All Guides (Nov., $8.95) by Sylvan R. Lewis, M.D., addresses cholesterol and fats and how to prevent, reverse or cure heart disease.
FINDHORN PRESS (dist. by Lantern Books)
The Encyclopedia of Thai Massage: A Complete Guide to Traditional Thai Massage Therapy (Sept., $24.95) by Pierce Salguero draws from Buddhist, yogic and Thai cultural practices.
Hot Mamas: The Ultimate Guide to Staying Sexy Throughout Your Pregnancy and the Months Beyond (Jan., $15) by Lou Paget. Sex educator Paget teaches expectant women how to embrace their sensuality during and after the changes of pregnancy. Author publicity.
Extraordinary Healing: Discovering the Amazing Powers of Your Body's Secret Healing System (Feb., $14.95) by Arthur H. Brownstein, M.D., reveals how the body can right itself naturally.
The Jump Off: 60 Days to a Hip-Hop Hard Body (Jan., $16.95) by Mark Jenkins is an effective two-month workout based on hip-hop moves.
PCOS (Polycistic Ovary Syndrome) and Your Fertility: Your Guide to Self-Care, Emotional Well-Being, and Medical Support (Oct., $15.95) by Colette Harris with Theresa Cheung explains this hormonal condition, the most common cause of fertility problems.
Built to Survive—HIV Wellness Guide (Nov., $24.95) recommends anabolic steroids, good nutrition and exercise to combat the most physically noticeable effects of HIV/AIDS, the wasting syndrome.
Reversing Osteopenia: The Definitive Guide to Recognizing and Treating Early Bone Loss in Women of All Ages (Oct., $15) by Harris McIlwain, M.D., and Debra Fulgham Bruce with Laura McIlwain Cruse, M.D., and Kimberly Lynn McIlwain, M.D., looks to control bone loss before it progresses to osteoporosis.
The Fat-Free Truth: Real Answers to the Fitness and Weight-Loss Questions You Wonder About Most (Jan., $16) by Liz Neporent and Suzanne Schlosberg provides 240 answers to fitness and weight-loss questions. Advertising.
Motherwell Maternity Fitness Plan (Oct., $17.95) by Bonnie Berk keeps women informed and fit before, during and after pregnancy.
Girls' Night In (Nov., $9.95) by Jennifer Worick recommends a spa evening at home with gal-pals.
Bach Flower Remedies Form and Function (Sept., $25) by Julian Barnard looks at the therapeutic uses of flower essences.
Outwitting Back Pain: Why Your Lower Back Hurts and How to Make It Stop (Sept., $12.95) by Ellis F. Friedman, M.D., with Abbi Perets gives a layperson advice on diagnosing and treating back pain.
Mayo Clinic on Healthy Weight (Jan., $16.95) by Donald D. Hensrud, M.D., editor-in-chief, helps one determine, achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
8 Weeks to Vibrant Health (Nov., $15.95) by Hyla Cass, M.D., and Kathleen Barnes reveals underlying causes for women's common health problems.
MEDICAL MANOR BOOKS
100 Best Weight-Loss Tips (Sept., $19.95) by Fred A. Stutman, M.D., offers a weight-loss and maintenance program for a lifetime of good health. 50,000 first printing. Advertising. Author tour.
NEW HOLLAND (dist. by Sterling)
The Complete Make-Up and Beauty Book (Sept., $14.95) by Leigh Toselli incorporates beauty needs, the best new products, anti-aging tips and more.
PARK STREET PRESS
Belly Dancing: The Sensual Art of Energy and Spirit (Feb., $18.95) by Pina Coluccia, Annette Paffrath and Jean Putz provides a guide to the art and healing benefits of belly dancing.
Killer Diets (Jan., $9.95) by Laura Muha warns about the dangers of the low-carb dieting craze.
PIATKUS BOOKS (dist. by NBN)
The 6 Week Herbal Detox Plan (Sept., $12.95) by Peter Conway takes a safe approach to total health and well-being.
Kyan Douglas Beautified: Kyan's Secrets to Looking and Feeling Fabulous (Oct., $19.95) by Kyan Douglas. The grooming guru from Queer Eye for the Straight Guy gives advice to women. Author publicity. 20-city radio satellite tour.
Eating in the Raw: The Beginner's Guide to Getting Slimmer, Feeling Healthier, and Looking Younger the Raw-Food Way (Dec., $16) by Carol Alt. The supermodel and actress explains the immediate and long-term benefits of a raw food diet.
PRC (dist. by Sterling)
Resistance Band Workout: A Simple Way to Tone and Strengthen Your Muscles (Sept., $12.95) by James Milligan shows how to take advantage of the effective, inexpensive piece of equipment.
The Swan Curriculum (Oct., $15.95) by Nely Galan. The creator of Fox-TV's The Swan lays down a plan to help women achieve their absolute best.
Strong, Lean and Long (Jan., $17.95) by Wini Linguvic delivers strength-training workouts for women. 100,000 first printing.
Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld's 2005 Breakthrough Health (Jan., $14.99) by Isadore Rosenfeld, M.D., reveals the latest medical discoveries, treatments and cures for a range of health concerns.
The Complete Guide to Everyday Risks in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Answers to All Your Questions About Medications, Morning Sickness, Herbs, Diseases, Chemical Exposures and More (Oct., $17.95) by Gideon Koren, M.D., is a reference tool.
Bridal Bootcamp (Oct., $14.95) by Cynthia Conde proposes an intense fitness and nutrition program for woman who want to look their best on the big day.
Krav Maga: A Complete Guide for Fitness and Self-Defense (Sept., $14.95) by David Kahn is a program based on the self-defense techniques used by the Israeli military.
A Tooth from the Tiger's Mouth: How to Treat Your Injuries with Powerful Healing Secrets of the Great Chinese Warriors (Oct., $14) by Tom Bisio reveals ancient Eastern healing methods.
Power Pilates: Stefanie Powers' Guide to Longevity and Well-being Through Pilates (Jan., $16) by Stefanie Powers and Kathy Corey presents an equipment-free exercise program to help the active 50s generation stay young.
SQUARE ONE PUBLISHERS
Carbs from Heaven, Carbs from Hell: Discover the Carbs that Tack on Pounds and Those That Don't (Sept., $16.95) by James D. Krystosik is a guide to good and bad carbs. 30,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
What You Must Know About Statin Drugs & Their Natural Alternatives: A Consumer's Guide to Safely Using Lipitor, Zocor, Pravachol, Crestor, Mevacor, or Natural Alternatives (Sept., $15.95) by Jay S. Cohen, M.D., suggests that a more flexible drug program combined with natural alternatives can sustain overall health.
Total Beauty (Jan., $14.95) by Sarah Stacey and Josephine Fairley delivers a shortlist of the most effective, best-value cosmetics based on a consumer-tested survey.
STONE BRIDGE PRESS
Sacred Sanskrit Words for Yoga, Chant and Meditation (Sept., $14.95) by Leza Lowitz and Reema Datta is a guide to the key spiritual concepts behind yoga and other Eastern philosophies.
Secrets of Living and Loving with Diabetes (Nov., $19.95) by Janis Roszler, William H. Polonsky, Steven V. Edelman, M.D. Three experts answer questions about diabetes. Advertising. Author tour.
Healing Yoga for People Living with Cancer (Dec., $15.95) by Lisa Holtby is designed for those who are in active cancer treatment and early recovery stages.
THAMES & HUDSON
Hot Bodies, Cool Styles: New Techniques in Self-Adornment (Oct., $24.95) by Ted Polhemus catalogues tattooing, piercing, ultraviolet face and hair paint, hair extensions and more.
Tai Chi Basics (Dec., $12.95) by Jose Figueroa and Stephan Berwick. Two martial arts masters instruct beginners.
Healing Depression Naturally (Sept., $15) by Lewis Harrison offers alternatives to prescription antidepressants.
Sexy Yoga: 40 Poses for Mindblowing Sex and Greater Intimacy (Nov., $14.95) by Ellen Barrett shows how yoga can turn men and women into more skillful and passionate lovers.
Buff Moms: The Complete Guide to Fitness for All Mothers (Dec., $16.95) by Sue Fleming is for busy mothers who have trouble scheduling exercise.
Prescription for Natural Cures: A Self-Care Guide for Treating Health Problems with Natural Remedies Including Diet and Nutrition, Nutritional Supplements, Bodywork and More (Oct., $24.95) by James F. Balch, M.D., and Mark Stengler offers alternative remedies for nearly 200 common ailments.
Ten-Minute Tone-Ups for Dummies (Dec., $19.99) by Cyndi Targosz structures a safe and sensible 10-minute workout program.
YogaBand: An Exciting and Challenging New Yoga Workout (Sept., $9.95) by Lisa M. Wolfe combines yoga poses with a resistance band to intensify the strengthening portions of the workout.
YALE UNIV. PRESS
A Woman's Guide to Menopause and Perimenopause (Jan., $18) by Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., and Carol V. Wright gathers the most recent findings.