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Harkness, Joe

2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: When Joe Harkness suffered a breakdown in 2013, he tried all the things his doctor recommended: medication helped, counselling was enlightening, and mindfulness grounded him. But nothing came close to nature, particularly birds. How had he never noticed such beauty before? Soon, every avian encounter took him one step closer to accepting who he is. The positive change in Joe's wellbeing was so...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Unbound 2019

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Kisner, Adrienne

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Laurel Graham has a singular, all-consuming ambition in this life: become the most renowned nature photographer and birder in the world. The first step to birding domination is to win the junior nature photographer contest run by prominent Fauna magazine. Winning runs in her blood -- her beloved activist and nature-loving grandmother placed when she was a girl. One day Gran...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KIS

Tarte, Bob.

Summary: For much of his life, the closest Bob Tarte got to a nature walk was the stroll from parking lot to picnic table on family outings. But then a chance sighting of a dazzling rose-breasted grosbeak in wife-to-be Linda's backyard prompts a fascination with birds, which he had never cared about before in the least. Soon he is obsessed with spotting more and more of them-the rarer the better-and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TARTE, BOB TAR

Summary: This collection of 34 video clips (1 minute to 2 minutes 30 seconds each) takes a close look at mental health and the human mind. Aspects of chronic stress, sleep disorders, seasonal affective disorder, depression, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder, and schizophrenia are covered, along with insights into brain architecture and the psychological benefits of exercising, meditating,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Loyd, Alex.

Summary: "In 2001, Dr. Alexander Loyd discovered how to activate a physical function built into the body that removes the source of up to 95% of all illness and disease. The neuro-immune system can then do its job of healing whatever is wrong in the body. Dr. Loyd's findings were validated by tests and by thousands of people from all over the world who have used The Healing Code system to correct...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Life & Style 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 615.5 LOY

Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller)

Summary: Beginning in the 1960s in the United States, scores of patients with severe psychiatric disorders were discharged from public mental hospitals. At the same time, activists forced changes in commitment laws that made it impossible to treat half of the patients that left the hospital. The combined effect was profoundly destructive. Today, among homeless persons, at least one-third are severely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.196 TOR

Summary: When people decide whether or not to follow the crowd, what happens inside their brains? This ABC News program explores that question, highlighting neurological research that helps explain conformity and sheds light on the complex relationship between group and individual behavior. Placing test subjects in candid-camera style settings, the program illustrates how social pressures can alter...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Baird, Mimi.

Summary: The author pieces together the story of her absent father's life, beginning with his advancements in isolating the biochemical root of manic depression, which he then began to suffer from himself, leading to years of institutionalization and confinement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAIRD, PERRY BAI

Obmascik, Mark.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 OBM

Powers, Ron

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia. From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam Asylum to the infamous eugenics era to the follies of the anti-psychiatry movement to the current landscape in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.2 POW

Amen, Daniel G.

Summary: "From one of the world's leading experts on how the brain works, a step-by-step, practical program for women to achieve greater health, energy, and lasting happiness by harnessing the power of the female brain. For the first time, bestselling author and brain expert Dr. Daniel G. Amen offers insight on the unique characteristics and needs of the female brain and a practical, prescriptive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.042 AME

Summary: A must-see for parents and doctors as well as for medical students, this program comes to grips with the controversial topic of human growth hormone therapy. Five case studies shed light on a variety of related topics, including the role of the pituitary gland and genes in growth, diagnostics such as bone age X-rays and growth hormone provocative testing, treatment modalities and side effects,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Stroke is about sudden loss of function. Stroke intervention is about rescuing the brain-and, by extension, the mind and personality. This program brings viewers into the ER and the OR, the CT-scanning suite and the rehab room, of Calgary's Foothills Hospital with Dr. Alastair Buchan and his stroke treatment team as they fight the clock and the limits of medicine to save lives and preserve...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Strycker, Noah K.

Summary: The author tells the story of how he traveled across forty-one countries in an attempt to see half of the world's birds in one year, sharing the challenges that he faced, as well as the birds and bird-lovers he found on the way.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598 STR

Bring Me the Horizon (Musical group)

Contents: Doomed (4:34) -- Happy song (3:58) -- Throne (3:10) -- True friends (3:52) -- Follow you (3:51) -- What you need (4:11) -- Avalanche (4:22) -- Run (3:42) -- Drown (3:42) -- Blasphemy (4:35) -- Oh no (5:00).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited 2015

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK BRI

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: The true story of Moe Berg, professional baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney, and a top-secret spy who helped the US win the race against Germany to build the atomic bomb.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ca

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CAT

Restak, Richard M.

Summary: Combines brain-tuning exercises with results from current research and advice on sleep and nutrition to demonstrate how to get the brain to work more effectively.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.82 RES

Jones, Carrie

Summary: "Biography of Major League Baseball catcher and coach who was a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kar-Ben Publishing 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BER

Nathan, Leonard

Summary: Adding up Nathan's works of prose, poetry, and translation results in an impressive total of 22 books. Nathan now takes readers on an entertaining bird-watching journey to such places as Manitoba, Texas, and Arizona--on beaches and in a marshy pond, a stand of Monterey cypresses, a stand of pecan trees, a wildlife refuge, and a peach orchard. Nathan sprinkles his narrative with the writings of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 598.0723 NAT

Summary: Ticking away inside the human body are the timepieces that govern our daily and seasonal lives. This program shows how these biological clocks dictate physiological behavior—determining when our brains are most alert, when our stomachs are ready to break down food, and when our bodies want to sleep. Viewers learn why most babies are born in the early morning, why most teenagers want to sleep...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Despite steady advances in medical science, there is still no end to the long list of illnesses in need of treatment. This program examines symptoms and risk factors associated with a wide variety of maladies, including those that derive from the stresses of modern living. Respiratory disorders, such as allergies and chronic bronchitis; neurological problems, including headaches, seizure...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Torrey, E. Fuller (Edwin Fuller)

1 hold on 1 copy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley 1997

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Summary: This film gives insight into Louise's personal story and shows how her views on self-esteem, abundance, and the metaphysical causes behind physical ailments were developed. It also reveals how she applies these concepts to her own emotional, spiritual, and professional life. Includes firsthand accounts from people who have been positively affected by Louise's work.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 158.1 HAY

Summary: In terms of lost and reduced productivity, migraines cost U.S. employers more than

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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