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Ronald Lawrence M.D., Ph.D., and Martin Zucker

Dr. Lawrence, a founding member of the International Association of the Study of Pain, reveals a holistic plan to head osteoarthritis off at the pass with a regimen of diet, supplements, non-traumatic exercise, and specific yoga and self-massage techniques. He identifies the kinds of daily habits that cause structural stresses in the body and even explains how sex can protect joints.

Robert Adler, Ph.D.

From Library Journal: "What distinguishes this book from others on divorce is its focus on the need for businesslike cooperation between the divorcing parents for the sake of their child or children. Adler offers much practical advice on how to achieve such cooperation, even suggesting how to choose a lawyer sensitive to this issue and including a sample parental agreement."

William Dietrich

Set at the American Amundsen-Scott base at the South Pole, this psychological thriller turns one of the National Science Foundation's premier research stations into a trap of paranoia and murder for its idealistic complement of twenty-six "winterovers."

Wayne A. Wickelgren, Ph.D. and Ingrid Wickelgren

Math Coach features Dr. Wickelgren's winning strategies for teaching children arithmetic, fractions, word problems, and algebra — and shows how any child can conquer algebra by eighth grade. It also helps parents evaluate school math programs, decipher the math education debate, and find study aids, teams, camps, and other ways to enhance and expand a child's understanding of math.

William Allen

Allen, a science writer with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, tells the 14-year story of the landmark Guanacaste National Park project, begun in 1986 in northwestern Costa Rica. Envisioned by Costa Rican and U.S. scientists and driven to fruition by the maverick University of Pennsylvania ecologist Daniel Janzen, the project evolved into the world's first large-scale restoration of a tropical forest from its tattered remnants.

Jon Zonderman and Ronald S. Vender, M.D.

Zonderman, a Connecticut freelance, has been under the care for many years of his co-author, Dr. Vender, chief of gastroenterology at the Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, CT. The book is written from a patient's perspective. Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis — together known as inflammatory bowel disease — are chronic illnesses of unknown origin.