Category: Health

Humanism in MedicineHealth

You can’t lead a long and happy life if you aren’t healthy. The problem is: getting good scientific information on how to take care of yourself and your health is hard to come by. Here are science based books and resources to help you cut through the clutter.


Books – Science Based Medicine

Books – Science Based Medicine

Science Based MedicineThe Science Based Medicine Books are published by the James Randi Foundation. There are several books - all are excellent. They include:Science-Based Medicine: Guide to Herbs, Supplements and NutritionScience-Based Medicine: Guide to Cancer and Complimentary Alternative Medicine (CAM)Science-Based Medicine: Guide to Critical ThinkingScience-Based Medicine: Guide to ChiropracticScience-Based Medicine: Guide to Quackademic MedicineScience-Based Medicine: "Best Of" AnthologyScience-Based Read more [...]
Book – The Wellness Syndrome

Book – The Wellness Syndrome

The Wellness SyndromeThe Wellness Syndrome is a book about how our obsession with wellness is actually hurting us. The impetus we have to equate wellness with morality is the central problem. This book straddles the discussion between humanism and wellness.In this ground-breaking new book, Carl Cederström and André Spicer argue that the ever-present pressure to maximize our wellness has started to work against us, making us feel worse and provoking us to withdraw into ourselves. The Wellness Syndrome Read more [...]
Book – Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality

Book – Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality

Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality It is amazing how much baggage people carry with them when they have sex. The Humanist approach to sex is that it is a foundational human urge. Similar to the need for food. It should be consensual and pleasurable, for everyone involved. We do not consider it sinful unless it is coerced or causes harm.  Dr. Darrel Ray has written a wonderful book for people who experienced religious indoctrination about sex who find now that the guilt they attach Read more [...]
Emotional Overeating – Book

Emotional Overeating – Book

Emotional Overeating: Know the Triggers, Heal Your Mind, and Never Diet Again (Praeger Series on Contemporary Health and Living) Respected author Marcia Sirota examines this phenomenon, exploring the emotional and psychological factors involved with overeating and food addiction. The author provides an overview of the overeating and obesity problem, offers a critical look at the downfalls of dieting, and reveals the reasons why many of us use food to supplant a real emotional need. The book includes Read more [...]
Strength Training for Fat Loss – Book

Strength Training for Fat Loss – Book

Strength Training for Fat Loss By Nick Tumminello. No fads, gimmicks, or miracle claims. Just science-based programming, sensible strategies, and the results you desire. Nick is well known as a trainer of trainers, famous for his science based approach to fitness. Read more [...]
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