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Dr. Peter Abaci

In Take Charge of Your Chronic Pain: The Latest Research, Cutting-Edge Tools, and Alternative Treatments for Feeling Better (GPP Life, an Imprint of Globe Pequot Press; October 2010; ISBN: 978-0-7627-5409-0; Trade Paperback Original; $16.95), Dr. Peter Abaci lets everyone affected by chronic pain—some fifty million Americans and their loved ones—in on what does work for this serious and routinely mistreated medical problem. No, he hasn’t discovered a magic formula to make pain disappear.

Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center

The Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center in Los Gatos, California defines excellence in pain management by offering the most comprehensive approach to pain treatments in the area. This integration of services and disciplines with some of the management centers on the West Coast. The Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center offers a full complement of pain therapies, from highly specialized interventional treatments, to the most sophisticated interdisciplinary pathways and programs, to tackling the most complex and challenging pain problems in our society.

Toni Raiten-D’Antonio

Ugly As Sin (HCI Books; ISBN 978-0-75731-465-0; September 2010; $21.95; Hardcover), by psychotherapist and professor Toni Raiten-D’Antonio, (author of The Velveteen Principles and The Velveteen Principles for Women), is the first comprehensive book on the social issue of ugliness. It examines its origins and reveals its impact on the lives of individuals. Ugly As Sin turns the meaning behind ugliness upside down, taking the power and stigma out of it by embracing it.

Pat Webster, Ph. D. & Martin Groder. M.D.

Though primarily aimed at alpha males, WINNING AT LOVE: The Alpha Male’s Guide to Relationship Success (Bascom Hill Publishing Group; ISBN 978-1-935456-04-9; Spring, 2010; $19.95), is equally accessible to alpha females, married and partnered couples, and anyone trying to make their way from “Powerland” to “Loveland.” The book begins by identifying different types of alphas and the issues they bring to relationships. It provides a new and workable vocabulary for talking about relationships and then details a step-by-step process for being successful in love.

Dr. Jeffrey Hull

“Shift happens,” says psychologist and executive coach Dr. Jeffrey Hull, Author of Shift: Let Go of Fear and Get Your Life in Gear (GPP Life; April 20, 2010; ISBN: 978-0-7627-5662-9; $16.95; Paperback), “And we all need to get better at dealing with it.

Dr. J.R. Bruns, M.D. & Dr. R.A. Richards II

Why do so many men, from superstar athletes, talk show hosts, and politicians to middle managers, plumbers, and construction workers, lie to and cheat on the woman they promised to honor and love faithfully until death? A psychiatrist and noted expert on personality issues, Dr. J.R. Bruns, M.D., in private practice, and Dr. R.A. Richards II, who has studied interpersonal communications and co-dependency, elaborate.

Jake Ehrenreich

Showman Jake Ehrenreich’s uncanny outlook at finding the joy and beauty in most things, despite adversity, shines through in the pages of this compelling memoir of a first-generation American trying to make peace with his heritage while at the same time searching for the true meaning of the American dream.

Stella Ellis

Passionate and fiery, pioneer supermodel Stella Ellis turns heads when she enters a room, but it’s not because of her height, voluptuous figure, and big hair. It’s because she exudes confidence from every pore of her larger-than-size-6 body!

Dr. Ronald L. Kotler

Have you ever had trouble sleeping? If your head is nodding, join the crowd. We’ve all experienced insomnia, whether due to stress, anxiety, or excitement. Beyond occasional bouts of sleeplessness, millions of people suffer from chronic problems that routinely wreak havoc with restful sleep—acid reflux, sleep apnea, arthritis, and restless legs syndrome, among many culprits.

Taylor LeBaron

After years of being overweight, teenager Taylor LeBaron lost 150 pounds—nearly one half of his body weight—over the course of a year and a half. How? By approaching healthy eating the way he would a new video game. With his personal story and a keen imagination, he offers a complete fitness strategy for children and teens in Cutting Myself in Half: 150 Pounds Lost, One Byte at a Time,with a foreward by Dr. Michael Dansinger, weight loss expert and Nutrition Doctor for NBC’s The Biggest Loser.

 

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