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Par Daniel L Roberts. 2006
Visually impaired educator and musician offers a month-by-month guide to coping with this progressive retinal disease and related conditions. Discusses…causes and characteristics, strategies for slowing its progression, and treatment options. Covers lifestyle issues such as traveling, staying healthy, combating boredom and depression, and navigating daily tasks. Includes resources. 2006.
Par Gary H Cassel, Michael D Billig, Harry G Randall. 1998
Two ophthalmologists and an optometrist provide an "owner's manual for your eyes." They describe vision changes that occur over time…and health problems that affect the ability to see. Topics include coping with low vision, eye trauma and emergencies, glaucoma, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. 1998.
Par Rich Cohen. 2017
Follows the Cubs' early days as the first powerhouse baseball team, winners of the 1907 and 1908 World Series; their…storied players, such as Billy Sunday, the 2nd baseman who became the most popular preacher in America; their old stadiums; their owners, from chewing gum magnate William Wrigley to Thomas Ricketts, CEO of Ameritrade; and their time between the two World Wars; all of it leading up to the momentous last World Series appearance and the breaking of the famed curse. 2017.
Par Dirk Hayhurst. 2010
Pitcher Dirk Hayhurst is not a superstar, never even a 'Top Prospect', and in the game of baseball, if you…don't fit in either of those categories, it can almost be as if you don't exist. Hayhurst tackles this issue - the issue of labels and identity and the problems that come along with them - but also writes about seeing ballplayers as more than just numbers on the backs of jerseys, and about life, with baseball as the backdrop. Descriptions of sex, explicit strong language. Bestseller. 2010.
Par Aldous Huxley, David Bradshaw. 1994
When Aldous Huxley was sixteen, an eye disease left him with defective vision. Years later he discovered the method of…visual re-education invented by Dr Bates. Huxley's vision improved dramatically, and in this book he describes the eye exercises of the Bates method (still in use today), and explores Bates' theory of the relationship between mental wellbeing and clarity of vision. 1994.
Par Timothy Baker Shutt. 2007
Par David Lamb. 1991
After covering bloody events in Middle East war zones, a foreign correspondent returns to America determined to take time off.…Lamb, also hoping to renew his boyhood enthusiasm for baseball, spends a summer observing sights, sounds, players, and fans in ballparks. This account chronicles his journey across the country and into the recesses of his memory. Some strong language. c1991.
Smart medicine for your eyes: a guide to natural, effective, and safe relief of common eye disorders
Par Jeffrey Anshel. 2011
Information about the eyes; sections on nutrition, herbal therapies, and homeopathic remedies. Discusses disorders of the eye and visual system,…conventional treatments and self-treatments, eye care techniques, and refractive surgeries and vision therapies. c2011.
Par Mike Lupica, Reggie Jackson. 1984
The lively story of baseball's "superduperstar" as he approaches the end of his dramatic career on the diamond. Jackson describes…his childhood and college years, his stint in the minor leagues in the Deep South, and his legendary career as a feisty slugger. Strong language. Bestseller 1984.
Par Jennifer S Weizer, Joshua D Stein. 2009
Ophthalmologists describe the way the eye works and its common afflictions and related health matters, including macular degeneration and diabetic…retinopathy. They discuss treatments such as Lasik surgery; provide tips on living with visual impairments; and answer common questions about sight, surgery, and medications. 2009.
Par Rob Neyer. 2018
The former ESPN columnist and analytics pioneer dramatically recreates an action-packed 2017 game between the Oakland A's and eventual World…Series Champion Houston Astros to reveal the myriad ways in which Major League Baseball has changed over the last few decades. 2018.
Par Tina T Wong. 2011
One of the world's leading experts helps you navigate through glaucoma from diagnosis to the many treatment options. This landmark…patient handbook stands out as both authoritative and readable, providing the critical information necessary to help patients. 2011.
Par Jean-Daniel Arbour, Frédérique David, Pierre Labelle. 2013
Au Canada, environ 2,4 millions de personnes souffrent du diabète et sont susceptibles de développer une rétinopathie diabétique. Cette atteinte…de la rétine causée par le diabète toucherait 99 % des diabétiques de type 1 et 60 % des diabétiques de type 2 diagnostiqués depuis 20 ans. Le dépistage est donc devenu un enjeu majeur de la lutte contre la rétinopathie diabétique, d'autant plus que des traitements très efficaces existent et permettent non seulement de ralentir sa progression, mais aussi - souvent - d'améliorer la vision déjà affectée. Ce livre permet de mieux comprendre les signes qui caractérisent la rétinopathie diabétique et les symptômes qui en résultent. Il aborde les principaux facteurs de risque et les moyens de prévention, et explique en détail comment on établit le diagnostic, quels sont les traitements proposés et comment mieux vivre avec la maladie au quotidien. Enfin, il donne un aperçu des avancées de la recherche qui ouvrent de nouvelles perspectives thérapeutiques. 2013.
Par Jean-Daniel Arbour. 2010
AMD affects one million Canadians, yet it is still poorly understood and causes much anxiety to those diagnosed with it.…Will I go blind? Will I be able to lead a normal life? Can I be cured? Addresses these and other questions to help in understanding the impact of AMD in everyday life. Describes the latest research and new treatments under development which hold promise for the future. 2010.
Par Jean-Daniel Arbour. 2010
Ce livre aborde tous les sujets qui permettront de mieux comprendre l''impact de cette maladie sur la vie quotidienne. Les…plus récentes avancées dans le domaine de la recherche sont également expliquées. 2010.
Par Yale Solomon, Jonathan D Solomon. 2000
The author is an ophthalmologist specializing in macular degeneration who was diagnosed with the condition in one eye in 1990…and the other eye in 1997. He uses this combination of experiences to provide detailed information, advice, and reassurance in this guide for others with the disease. 2000.
Ninety percent mental: an all-star player turned mental skills coach reveals the hidden game of baseball
Par Scott Miller, Bob Tewksbury. 2018
Bob Tewksbury shows listeners a side of baseball only he can provide, given his singular background as both a longtime…MLB pitcher and a mental skills coach for two of the sport's most fabled franchises, the Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants. 2018.
Par Edie Ann Glaser. 2008
In this first comprehensive book written for the patient with nystagmus and those who care for them, the topics include…What causes nystagmus, How to get a good diagnosis, How nystagmus affects daily vision, and What various treatments are available, including optical aids, vision therapy, drugs, and a review of the recently developed tenotomy procedure. Also covers surgery, and includes references for further study and an extensive glossary and index. 2008.
Par Michael Lewis. 2003
Author of "The New New Thing" describes how Billy Beane, general manager of baseball's Oakland Athletics, came in first place…in the American League West in 2002. Examines Beane's use of computers, statistics, and scouting to achieve success despite a minor league budget. Strong language. Bestseller. 2003.
Par Roger Kahn. 1997
A sportswriter's memoir of "the gilded era of baseball," the postwar years before million-dollar salaries, television networks, and player strikes.…Recounts his experiences covering the Brooklyn Dodgers and offers observations on Willie Mays, Leo Durocher, Mickey Mantle, and other stars. 1997.