Elder Care Made Easier—Doctor Marion’s 10 Steps to Help You Care for an Aging Loved One (Sept., $16.95) by Marion Somers covers everything from adapting equipment and housing to financial and legal issues.
Half the Mother, Twice the Love: My Journey to Better Health with Diabetes (Oct., $15) by Mother Love with Tonya Bolden tells how the talk show host embraced a healthier lifestyle before it was too late.
The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America’s Underground Food Movements (Oct., $20) by Sandor Ellix Katz describes ways in which consumers can take responsibility for their own health and nutrition.
The Wine and Food Lover’s Diet: 28 Days of Delicious Weight Loss (Jan., $24.95) by Phillip Tirman, M.D., recommends a diet that combines healthy eating with a love of food; includes advice for eating out.
CLEVELAND CLINIC PRESS
Type II Diabetes: A Cleveland Clinic Guide (Jan., $14.95) by S. Sethu Reddy, M.D., presents a multidisciplinary approach so that patients are empowered by involvement in their own care.
FAIR WINDS PRESS
Makeup Makeovers: Weddings (Nov., $21.95) by Robert Jones includes more than 70 before-and-after pictures of ordinary women in their wedding makeup.
The Woman’s Day Guide to Lasting Weight Loss: 10 Simple Steps to a Healthier You at Any Stage of Life (Dec., $17.95) by Kathy Keenan Isoldi presents plans for maintaining a healthy diet during and after weight loss.
GAIA (dist. by Sterling)
Ashtanga Yoga for Beginners (Oct., $17.95) by Michaela Clarke teaches the basics of the fast-paced power yoga of the stars in 14 core lessons.
Glamour’s Big Book of Dos and Don’ts: Fashion Help for Every Woman (Sept., $25) by Cindi Leive and the editors of Glamour distills advice from the magazine’s popular feature.
Fitter, Firmer, Faster: A 5-Week Total Body Transformation Plan Without Going to Extremes (Jan., $15.95) by Andrew Larson, M.D., and Ivy Ingram Larson offers a balanced plan for losing weight and gaining health.
Vegetarian Sports Nutrition (Nov., $17.95) by D. Enette Larson-Meyer instructs athletes in all sports on reaping the full performance potential of a vegetarian diet.
Yoga Anatomy (Nov., $19.95) by Leslie Kaminoff demonstrates the relationship between yoga and anatomy with detailed, full-color illustrations.
INNER TRADITIONS/PARK STREET PRESS
Walking Your Blues Away: Practical Bilateral Therapies for Healing the Mind and Optimizing Emotional Well-Being (Nov., $12.95) by Thom Hartmann considers a new, dual-purpose approach to walking.
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV. PRESS
Making Sense of IBS: A Physician Answers Your Questions About Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Oct., $18.95) by Brian E. Lacy, M.D., addresses the one in five adults who suffer from this condition.
The Harvard Medical School Guide to Getting a Good Night’s Sleep (Nov., $14.95) by Lawrence Epstein with Steven Mardon suggests foolproof ways to catch those elusive z’s.
MEDICAL MANOR BOOKS
Power-Diet-Step: Doctor’s Orders—Lose Weight & Get Fit in Only 21 Days! (Feb., $19.95) by Fred A. Stutman, M.D., presents a medically formulated diet and fitness plan.
The Dorm Room Diet: The 8-Step Program for Creating a Healthy Lifestyle Plan That Really Works (Sept., $16.95) by Daphne Oz, foreword by Mehmet Oz, M.D., outlines methods that will keep college students’ minds focused and their bodies fit. 6-city author tour.
PRINCETON BOOK COMPANY (dist. by IPG)
Inner Focus Outer Strength: Mind/Body Exercise for Strength, Health and Beauty (Oct., $19.95) by Eric Franklin combines anatomical knowledge with imagery technique to foster awareness of healthy living.
Hooking Up: A Girl’s Guide to Sex and Sexuality (Sept., $16) by Amber Madison discusses sexual health issues and the consequences that surround intimate relationships.
The Gluten Connection (Nov., $16.95) by Shari Lieberman presents a 14-day program for treating and reversing gluten sensitivity.
Solve It with Supplements (Jan., $19.95) by Robert A. Schulman, M.D., with Carolyn Dean, M.D., studies the best herbal and nutritional supplements to prevent and heal common health problems.
Yoga for Suits: 30 No-Sweat Power Poses to Do in Pinstripes (Dec., $14.95) by Edward Vilga proposes stretches and exercises that can be done in business attire in the typical office or cubicle.
Billion Dollar Smile (Sept., $19.99) by Bill Dorfman celebrates whiter, brighter and more beautiful smiles and explains how to achieve them.
Pranayama Beyond the Fundamentals: An In-Depth Guide to Yogic Breathing with Instructional CD (Nov., $18.95) by Richard Rosen guides one through the advanced practice for increasing energy. 25,000 first printing.
Embracing Menopause Naturally: Stories, Portraits, and Recipes (Sept., $14.95) by Gabriele Kushi presents healthy life advice, macrobiotic recipes and first-person accounts. 30,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.
Your Best Medicine: A Complete Health Guide to the Detection and Treatment of Common Midlife Disorders (Feb., $21.95) by Mark A. Goldstein, M.D., et al. tells mature readers how to deal with health problems associated with aging. 50,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause (Oct., $15) by the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective reflects a consumer-oriented, feminist perspective as it educates about the latest findings and confronts misinformation.
Get the Trans Fat Out: 601 Simple Ways to Cut the Trans Fat Out of Any Diet (Oct., $13.95) by Suzanne Havala Hobbs offers scores of ways to rid one’s diet of dangerous trans fats.
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA PRESS
How Everyday Products Make People Sick: Toxins at Home and in the Workplace (Jan., $19.95) by Paul D. Blanc, M.D., reveals the hidden health dangers in the supposedly innocent products around us.
VANDERBILT UNIV. PRESS
How to Prevent Your Stroke (Oct., $19.95) by J. David Spence, M.D., offers advice for those at risk of a stroke and those who have already had one.
What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Getting Pregnant: Boost Your Fertility with the Best of Traditional and Alternative Therapies (Jan., $14.99) by Raymond Chang, M.D., explains how a combination of Eastern and Western medicine improves a couple’s odds of conceiving.
WATKINS (dist. by Sterling)
The Practical Handbook of Homeopathy: Safe, Effective Home Prescriptions for Common Conditions (Sept., $19.95) by Colin Griffith covers such topics as how homeopathy works, which to choose for specific ailments and when to call a professional.
Chakra Mantras (Sept., $16.95) by Thomas Ashley-Ferrand provides the information needed to fuel spiritual advancement through healing sounds and chakra mantras.
American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide: Revised and Updated Third Edition (Sept., $24.95) by Roberta Larson Duffy and the American Dietetic Association. This staple reference work reflects the latest dietary guidelines.
Is It Hot in Here? Or Is It Me? The Complete Guide to Menopause (Dec., $19.95) by Pat Wingert and Barbara Kantrowitz. Award-winning Newsweek journalists take an optimistic and witty approach to inform women in their 40s and 50s. 75,000 first printing. 21-city author tour.
Take a Nap! Change Your Life (Dec., $12.95) by Sara C. Mednick with Mark Ehrman describes a scientifically based program in which a custom-designed nap can fight fatigue. 40,000 first printing, 21-city author tour.