ISBN 9780143416418,Best of Health: 25 Stories on Living, Healing and Hope

Best of Health: 25 Stories on Living, Healing and Hope


Denial. Anger


Pengiun Books



Pengiun Books

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780143416418

ISBN-10 0143416413


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)


Doubt. Denial. Anger. Helplessness. Anguish. Hope. Life . . . These are inspiring accounts of people who battled extraordinary situations. The influence of hormones on our behaviour; the promise of stem cells in our battle against disease; the pitfalls of having too much too soon; a first-hand account of bypass surgery by a top surgeon; the anguish of a caregiver--these stories recount our efforts to understand the body and mind, to lessen pain and misery, and to come together in our endeavour for a better life and health These are experiences that touch our lives---coming to terms with a rare condition; the challenges of staying away from home; getting over grief, addictions and phobias; and actor Lisa Ray's resilience in her combat with cancer. Beautiful narratives of the alleviating warmth of compassion, and empathetic guidance regarding the prevention and cure of afflictions. They have been related by people who are in need, and by those who reach out to help others.