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Nature's Dirty Needle
What You Need to Know about Chronic Lyme Disease and How to Get Help to Feel Better

by Mara Williams, RN, MSN, ANP-BC
Foreword by Neil Nathan, M.D. Nature's Dirty Needle; What You Need to Know about Chronic Lyme Disease and How to Get Help to Feel Better

This clearly written book describes Chronic Lyme Disease, the different co-infections, what the symptoms are, and how best to get help. Personal stories of those who have dealt with these infections tell of finding the right health care provider, getting the correct diagnosis, then proper treatment.


Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West
Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use

James Adams, Michelle Wong, Enrique Villaseñor Healing with Medicinal Plants of the West; Cultural and Scientific Basis for their Use

This informative guide covers the traditional healing uses and modern pharmacological data on 115 native plants found in California and the West. While western plants have been used in healing for thousands of years, this book carefully explains the uses of each plant for healing and the spiritual dimension of that healing process. The Fourth Edition is written by two Chumash healers and a professor of pharmacology. This book is like no other, presenting the spiritual dimension of healing as a necessary part of the healing process.


Medicinal Mushrooms of Western North America

Robert Rogers and J. Duane Sept Medicinal Mushrooms of Western North America

This book highlights 40 species of mushrooms that have shown significant benefit for chronic illness, including autoimmune conditions. Color images of each species aid the reader in identifying the featured mushrooms.


Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Northwest
Alaska, Western Canada & the Northwestern United States

J. Duane Sept Edible & Medicinal Plants of the Northwest

Learn about 66 edible and/or medicinal plants growing wild in the Northwest. The region's wild plants have been used for thousands of years. Many roots, flowers, leaves and stems can be eaten raw or cooked, and some plants can even be made into beer.


Out of the Woods
Healing Lyme Disease — Body, Mind & Spirit

Katina I Makris, CCH, CIH Out of the Woods;  Healing Lyme Disease — Body, Mind & Spirit

Makris' vivid story offers practical info for diagnosing and treating the bacterial infection, as well as powerful guidance for mending the broken spirit. Part recovery memoir and part resource guide, this book provides vital alternative medical, emotional, and spiritual support.


Running in Circles
Sciencey, Gamey, Head-Scratchy Track Workouts for Faster Running

Scott Tucker & John Zilly, illustrated by Jason Grube, foreword by Lisa Jhung Running in Circles; Sciencey, Gamey, Head-Scratchy Track Workouts for Faster Running

One thing’s guaranteed to make you a faster runner — intervals. There’s also one thing that circles and double underlines the sheer tedium of running — again, intervals! Finally, a book on running with a sense of humor and playfulness.


What is Healthy?

by Etan Boritzer, illustrated by Sonal Goyal What is Healthy?

A guide to tackling issues that parents, educators and child-life professionals will appreciate in helping to steer our children through the risks of modern unhealthy lifestyles.


Poison Ivy, Pets & People
Scratching the Poison Ivy, Oak, and Sumac Itch

Heidi Ratner-Connolly & Randy Connolly Poison Ivy, Pets & People

This succinct handbook covers the information readers need to identify and avoid poison oak, poison ivy, and poison sumac. Also includes safe methods of eradicating the plants and treating the unpleasant rashes.


Bees & Other Stinging Insects
Bee Aware and Bee Safe

Heidi Ratner-Connolly & Randy Connolly Bees & Other Stinging Insects; Bee Aware and Bee Safe

This book informs readers about the various kinds of insect stings and bites — how to avoid them and what to do if someone is attacked, especially if they have an allergic reaction.


West Seattle 101
An Insider’s Guide to Recreation, Dining, Entertainment & Enrichment

Lori Hinton West Seattle 101; An Insider’s Guide to Recreation, Dining, Entertainment & Enrichment

An eclectic collection of 101 things to do in this great corner of a great city. Includes restaurants, cafes, delis, bars, coffee houses, dancing, arts, crafts, outdoor activities, shopping, and much more.


Dancing with the Diagnosis
Steps For Taking The Lead When Facing Cancer

Michelle Waters, Foreword by Robert H. Schuller Dancing with the Diagnosis

In this book, Waters pairs her cancer experience with her expertise as a university instructor, and encourages readers to take an active part in their healing process through the use of effective, positive communication.


Say Yes Quickly
A Cancer Tapestry

Mary Bradish O'Connor Say Yes Quickly—A Cancer Tapestry

This book of well crafted poems and short prose pieces describes the experience of being diagnosed, treated and living with cancer.