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Take Care of Yourself.

Author: Donald M Vickery; James F Fries
Publisher: New York : Perseus Books Group, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The world's bestselling health guide offers new material on the most recent critical health issues such as obesity, as well as additional new and updated information. Covering over 175 healthcare problems and symptoms, Take Care of Yourself is simple to use. Readers can look up their symptoms to locate an explanation of likely causes and possible home remedies, while diagrams show how to recognize problems and treat  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald M Vickery; James F Fries
ISBN: 9780786752188 0786752181 1282462539 9781282462533
OCLC Number: 609854525
Description: 1 online resource (384 pages)
Contents: To Our Readers vii; Contents; Preface xv; Acknowledgments xvii; In Memoriam xviii; How to Use This Book xix; Introduction xxiv; PART I The Habit of Health 1; Chapter 1 A Pound of Prevention:Your Actions, Your Future 2; The Seven Keys to Health 2; Exercise 3; Diet and Nutrition 9; Not Smoking 15; Alcohol Moderation 17; Weight Control 18; Avoiding Injury 20; Professional Prevention 22; The Power of Prevention: How It Works 29; The Habit of Health 29; Chapter 2 Home Medicine Chest 33; Bandages and Adhesive Tape 36; Antiseptic Cleansers 38; Thermometer 39; Pain and Fever Medications 39. Antacids 43Skin Soothers 45; Syrup of Ipecac 46; Antihistamines and Decongestants for Allergies 46; Nose Drops and Sprays 47; Cold Tablets 48; Cough Syrups 50; Laxatives 51; Diarrhea Remedies 52; Sodium Fluoride 52; "Artificial Tears" Eye Drops 53; Zinc Oxide 54; Antifungal Preparations 55; Hydrocortisone Cream 55; Sunscreen Agents 56; Wart Removers 56; Elastic Bandages 57; Vitamin Preparations 58; PART II Common Problems 61; Chapter 3 Emergencie.

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The world's bestselling health guide offers new material on the most recent critical health issues such as obesity, as well as additional new and updated information. Covering over 175 healthcare problems and symptoms, Take Care of Yourself is simple to use. Readers can look up their symptoms to locate an explanation of likely causes and possible home remedies, while diagrams show how to recognize problems and treat them, and decision charts advise when it's time to see a doctor. This comprehensive guide also covers emergencies, the 20 things everyone should keep in a home pharmacy, and how to.

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