Diabetic Eye Disease: Lessons from a Diabetic Eye Doctor CBA 7578
by A. Paul Chous. Narrated by Carter Bentley.
This book emphasizes good diabetes management and good eye care. It presents critical information about seven kinds of diabetic eye disease and gives important steps for preserving vision. 2003.
Before She Gets Her Period: Talking with Your Daughter about Menstruation CBA 7226
by Jessica Gillooly. Narrated by Shelley McIntyre.
Personal stories, exercises, and activities to help parents talk with their daughters about menstruation, even if their daughters don’t want to talk. 1998.
There’s No Place Like Hope: A Guide To Beating Cancer In Mind-Sized Bites CBA 7345
by Vickie Girard. Narrated by Mary Schlosser.
Presenting a survival guide for cancer patients and their families, Girard herself is a cancer survivor and has become one of the nation's most outspoken advocates on patient rights and improving care. 2001.
12 Things You Must Know About Diabetes Care Right Now! CBA 7259
by Irl Hirsch. Narrated by Rekha Sood.
Information on how to care for your diabetes by the medical director of the Diabetes Care Center at the University of Washington. What checkups and tests you need, what the results mean, and the latest research results. Revised edition of How To Get Great Diabetes Care. 2000.
An M.D. explores questions faced daily by patients, families, and their physicians in confronting terminal illness and end-of-life choices. 1996.
Thyroid Power: Ten Steps to Total Health CBA 7436
by Richard Shames and Karilee Shames. Narrated by Andrea Lewis.
A program to conquer fatigue, depression, obesity, and other chronic conditions related to thyroid gland problems. 2001.
Memory Bible: An Innovative Strategy for Keeping Your Brain Young CBA 7440
by Gary Small. Narrated by Shelley McIntyre.
A neuroscientist gives prescriptive tips for "brain fitness," among them: minimize stress, do puzzles and brainteasers, and eat fruits and vegetables high in antioxidants. 2002.
The Killers Within: The Deadly Rise of Drug-Resistant Bacteria CBA 7472
by Michael Shnayerson and Mark J. Plotkin. Narrated by Robert Phillips.
A journalist and an ethnobotanist describe how bacteria work, how humans are creating "superbugs" through the widespread abuse of antibiotics, and how individuals can protect themselves and their families. 2002.
The Art of Getting Well: A Five-Step Plan for Maximizing Health When You Have a Chronic Illness CBA 7443
by David Spero. Narrated by Jackie Friedman.
A majority of chronic illnesses have no medical cure. The best therapy, asserts the author, is self-care. This comprehensive guide suggests healthy behaviors and holistic approaches while acknowledging the barriers people face in applying them. 2002.
Raggin’ the Blues: Legendary Country Blues and Ragtime Musicians CBA 7688
by Mary Wilds. Narrated by Steve Hunziker.
Profiles of musicians including Mississippi John Hurt, "Blind" Willie Johnson, Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten, and Nehemiah "Skip" James. For high school and older readers. 2001.
Nature and the Environment
Spirited Waters: Soloing South Through the Inside Passage CBA 7390
Deadfall: Generations of Logging in the Pacific Northwest CBA 7538
by James Lemonds. Narrated by John Nadeau.
Through stories about the author's father, grandfather, cousins, and uncles, the author documents the changes in the logging industry since the early 1900s. 2001.
King of Fish: The Thousand-Year Run of Salmon CBA 7643
by David R. Montgomery. Narrated by Lynda Emel.
Traces the human impacts on salmon over the last thousand years and examines the implications for salmon recovery efforts. The book concludes with provocative recommendations for reinventing the ways in which we make environmental decisions about land, water, and fish. Washington State Book Award winner. 2003.