Category Archives: Health

New Global Wiley Press Room Launches!

October 2, 2009 – The new global Wiley Press Room has launched. To continue receiving the latest news from Wiley, please visit: http://www.wiley.com/go/press. Advertisements

Wiley is proud to announce the Winners of the Association of American Publishers 2008 PROSE Awards

February 24, 2008 – The Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced the winners of the 2008 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence (The PROSE Awards). Presented since 1976, and now newly renamed and rebranded, the 2008 PROSE Awards received a record-breaking 439 entries – over […]

Third Edition of Pregnancy For Dummies® Addresses Recent Trends, Medical News, and Research

February 2, 2009 – The bestselling guide to a safe and healthy pregnancy is back! The third edition Pregnancy For Dummies® (Wiley Publishing, Inc.; 978-0-470-38767-2; January 2009) offers soon-to-be mothers and their families new, detailed information on preparing and planning for pregnancy. Updates include the latest on revised dietary recommendations from the U.S. Department of […]

Green Cleaning For Dummies® Directs Homeowners to Organic, Non-toxic, Sustainable Resources

(HOBOKEN, NJ) December 9, 2008 – Adapting green cleaning solutions is one easy way for an individual to help the environment while reducing toxic chemicals and excess waste in the home. For those looking for a simple guide, Green Cleaning For Dummies® (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 978-0-470-39106-8; $16.99) provides sustainable and healthy solutions for […]

Food Allergies For Dummies® Provides the Latest On Diagnosing and Managing Food Allergies

October 29, 2008 – The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) recently released a report entitled “Food Allergy Among U.S. Children: Trends in Prevalence and Hospitalizations,” concluding that childhood food allergies are up 18% over the last decade. In 2007, approximately 3 million children under age 18 years (3.9%) were reported to have a food or […]

Schizophrenia For Dummies® Offers Advice and Tools to Empower Mental Health Consumers and their Families

Schizophrenia for Dummies is a ground-breaking book that will improve public awareness, expand mental health literacy, and reduce the stigma and discrimination that stand in the way of helping people with schizophrenia lead the full lives they deserve.

TWINS 101: 50 Must-Have Tips for Pregnancy through Early Childhood

 The number of twin births in the United States is at an all-time high. Twins now comprise one out of every thirty-one births, totaling more than 130,000 newborns each year. Yet mothers of newborn twins can have trouble finding user-friendly guides that speak to the medical and experiential realities of raising two babies at once. […]

Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage For Dummies®

October 6, 2008 – As usual, Medicare’s private prescription drug plans will change their benefits and costs for 2009. Once again, millions of Medicare beneficiaries will face the annual dilemma of deciding to stay with the plan they’ve got or switch to another when open enrollment begins on November 15. How will they find the […]

Groundbreaking Health Book Speaks to Vitamin D Benefits

The American Academy of Pediatrics has doubled its recommendation for the minimum amount of vitamin D that infants, children, and teens should get daily. Out now, by Wiley, is The Vitamin D Cure; a 5-step plan to impove health and well-being, by James E. Dowd, MD & Diane Stafford

RESIDENTIAL DESIGN FOR AGING IN PLACE

September 17, 2008 — An estimated 76 million American Baby Boomers are approaching retirement age. This population is looking for creative solutions to aging gracefully, and that includes being able to live independently at home even if they are to become physically impaired. Interior designers, architects, and homebuilders are increasingly asked by clients to design […]

From the Doctors and Experts at WebMD: Webster’s New World® Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition

August 18, 2008 – Webster’s New World today announced the release of Webster’s New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition. As Americans are increasingly taking a more active role in their health care and seeking out reliable sources of health information, the dictionary provides a helpful, trusted health reference for consumers. The language and terminology in […]

DIABETES FOR DUMMIES®, 3rd EDITION, Reports on the Latest Developments in the Field

The bestselling guide is now filled with new, essential information for knowing whether you or your loved one suffers from this chronic but very treatable disease. July 28, 2008 – Ever since the first edition of Diabetes For Dummies was published in 1999, the book has been a major resource for people with diabetes and […]

Interview with Cyndi Targosz, author of TEN MINUTE TONE-UPS FOR DUMMIES

John C. Havens of BlogTalkRadio interviews Cyndi Targosz, author of Ten Minute Tone-Ups For Dummies. Click here to listen:

Now Available in Paperback: THE ALLERGY AND ASTHMA CURE by Fred Pescatore, MD

“I believe that The Allergy and Asthma Cure holds the key to understanding how nutritional medicine can really work for you. Allergies (from skin conditions to seasonal types) and asthma can be cured, not just held at bay. This book shows the way. Dr. Pescatore is truly a healer.” —Roberta Flack, singer/songwriter Millions of people […]

IT’S DIFFERENT FOR MEN Offers Real-World Guidance to Help Men Lose Weight

“If you’re overweight, I’ve always said that you have three choices: 1) Buy a farm and work it yourself; 2) keep gaining, or 3) follow the advice and use the support offered in this book. It’s the same training I’ve been offering for more than 35 years, and it works.”—Harvey Brooker, in It’s Different For […]