Over the past four decades, the prevalence of autism, asthma, ADHD, obesity, diabetes, and birth defects has increased substantially among children throughout the world. Not coincidentally, more than 80,000 new chemicals have been developed and released into the global environment during this same period. Today the World Health Organization attributes more than one third of all childhood deaths to environmental causes.
Children's environmental health is a new and growing discipline tha
Packed with over 1100 photographs, diagrams and illustrations, specially commissioned to teach essential first-aid techniques and show symptoms clearly. How to cope and care in an emergency - from splints, simple bandages and slings to resuscitation and life-saving technique, all shown in easy steps.
Die Banting-oplossing, in samewerking met die Noakes-stigting en die “Eet Beter, Suid-Afrika!” - inisiatief, is nou beskikbaar in ’n gebruikersvriendelike sakpas-formaat! Hierdie gebruikersvriendelike boekie bevat al die wenke en raad wat jy nodig het om jou Banting-leefstyl suksesvol te implementeer en om daarmee vol te hou.
This publication is an important contribution to the documentation of medicinal plant use by the Basotho. It contains a comprehensive list of known medicinal plants, their up-to-date scientific names, their vernacular names, as well as their uses.
Back pain is very hard (often impossible) to diagnose and to specify, hence heavy painkillers are thrown at people. This title offers a new way of dealing with back pain: understand the psychology of pain; debunk the myths; find the source of your pain; manage your pain - including all the emotions and anxiety that go with it; and more.
For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year, we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal. So here is a book about the modern experience of mortality - about what it's like to get old and die, how medicine has changed this and how it hasn't, where our ideas about death have gone wro
Basic First Aid seeks to equip first aiders with the basic skills needed to effectively manage an emergency situation before the arrival of emergency care providers. The manual describes the most up-to-date basic first aid techniques for use in situations where there are limited or no resources available.
Cancer is a problem that touches virtually everyone either directly or indirectly. As one of the biggest killers in the Western world it is feared by many people. In this Very Short Introduction, Nick James examines the trends and treatment of cancer, looking at efforts to develop treatments, research into cures, and the future of cancer care.
This book provides a clear and informative guide to cosmetic surgery with an overview of the range of procedures now available. Individual chapters cover facelifts, breast surgery, eyelid and chin lifts, liposuction, lasers/peels, botox and fillers and abdominoplasty. It also features advice on how to choose the best surgeon for you.