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Me and Ms

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This book is the story of my life with multiple sclerosis. It chronicles the ups and downs of having this debilitating disease, for which there is no cure. MS is an autoimmune disease that affects predominately Caucasian women. Being an African American man, it is something I never thought I would get. But I have it and am forced to deal with it daily. In this book, I will give you some insight into the world of MS. I talk about the many issue of living with MS. There are no medical experts in this story. However, I will give my expertise as one living with this malady. MS affects people in different ways. Some people dont experience the same symptoms as others with MS.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alireza Minagar
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Multiple Sclerosis: A Mechanistic View provides a unique view of the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis (MS) and related disorders. As the only book on the market to focus on the mechanisms of MS rather than focusing on the clinical features and treatment of the disease, it describes the role of genetic and environmental factors in the pathogenesis of MS, the role of specific cells in the pathophysiology of the disease, and the pathophysiology of inflammatory and neurodegenerative disorders related to MS. The book provides discussion of neurodegeneration and neuroregeneration, two critical emerging areas of research, as well as detailed discussion of the mechanisms of action of the approved and investigational drugs for treatment of MS and the emerging role of magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRI) in investigations into MS. It is the only book on the market to offer comprehensive coverage of the known mechanisms of MS and related diseases, and contains contributions from physicians and researchers who are worldwide experts in the field of study. Focuses on the pathophysiologic mechanisms of multiple sclerosis and the mechanisms of action in agents for the treatment of MS Discusses the roles of neurodegeneration and neuroregeneration in MS and related diseases Authored and edited by international leaders in the field of MS research

Me, Myself, and Ms

Me, Myself, and Ms Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gwendolyn Powell
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Me, Myself, and Ms by Gwendolyn Powell Summary

Me, Myself and MS is a true-to-life, heartwarming, and inspirational memoir that deals with what I went through and go through on a day-to-day, more specifically, a minute-to-minute basis in the battle of living with multiple sclerosis. This book will give a detailed description of my life from the moment of diagnoses to the many symptoms, medications, treatments, and some of the possible side effects. It is also a portrayal of the tears, laughter, triumphs, and tribulations that are a part of living with multiple sclerosis. Me, Myself and MS is not only targeted for people living with multiple sclerosis, but it is also for anyone dealing with lifes challenges and who are in need of a little inspiration. It makes a statement that the choice is yours. You can submit to your illness and hardships, or you can see these challenges as a new chapter in your life and move forward fighting tooth and nail with each new blow that is thrown you way. With two hundred people diagnosed weekly with multiple sclerosis, this inspirational book will help ease some of the fears about what you might go through. It is meant to encourage and guide those that are going through this journey or any challenges in their lives. In my family, there are four of us living with multiple sclerosis, and I was the first to be diagnosed. There was no one that I could turn to for advice as to what to expect. I hadnt even heard the words multiple sclerosis or what this illness was, so I wanted to pass along that although you have been given a new life/way of living, you can/will survive your diagnoses. This is a journeyone that I have been on for twenty-three years and counting.

The Wahls Protocol

The Wahls Protocol Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Terry Wahls M.D.,Eve Adamson
Editor: Penguin
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Fully expanded with new information and updated research, a clear prescriptive guide about how to beat autoimmune conditions using functional medicine and nutrient-rich foods, from a doctor, researcher, and sufferer of progressive multiple sclerosis. The Wahls Protocol has become a sensation, transforming the lives of people with autoimmune diseases. Now in this fully revised edition, Dr. Terry Wahls outlines the latest research that validates the program and offers new, powerful tools to arm readers and help them achieve total health. The Wahls Protocol comes out of Dr. Wahls' own quest to treat the debilitating symptoms she experiences as a sufferer of progressive MS. Informed by science, she began using Paleo principles as guidelines for her unique, nutrient-rich plan. This book shares Dr. Wahls' astonishing personal story of recovery and details the program, with up-to-date research she's now conducting at the University of Iowa. Split into three different levels, this updated edition allows readers to choose the modified Wahls Diet if they're new to the regime, the Wahls Paleo Diet if they're ready to amp up their health, or the more advanced Wahls Paleo Plus Diet if they need more aggressive treatment. They can also incorporate the just-added Wahls Elimination Diet into their plan to pinpoint individual food sensitivities, so their diet is as personal as ever. With new recipes and content on intermittent fasting and how the protocol impacts the microbiome, The Wahls Protocol is a key addition to the "whole food" revolution, and a deeply moving, results-driven testimonial to the healing power of food.

Me, Myself, and Ms

Me, Myself, and Ms Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gwendolyn Powell
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Me, Myself, and Ms by Gwendolyn Powell Summary

Me, Myself and MS is a true-to-life, heartwarming, and inspirational memoir that deals with what I went through and go through on a day-to-day, more specifically, a minute-to-minute basis in the battle of living with multiple sclerosis. This book will give a detailed description of my life from the moment of diagnoses to the many symptoms, medications, treatments, and some of the possible side effects. It is also a portrayal of the tears, laughter, triumphs, and tribulations that are a part of living with multiple sclerosis. Me, Myself and MS is not only targeted for people living with multiple sclerosis, but it is also for anyone dealing with lifes challenges and who are in need of a little inspiration. It makes a statement that the choice is yours. You can submit to your illness and hardships, or you can see these challenges as a new chapter in your life and move forward fighting tooth and nail with each new blow that is thrown you way. With two hundred people diagnosed weekly with multiple sclerosis, this inspirational book will help ease some of the fears about what you might go through. It is meant to encourage and guide those that are going through this journey or any challenges in their lives. In my family, there are four of us living with multiple sclerosis, and I was the first to be diagnosed. There was no one that I could turn to for advice as to what to expect. I hadnt even heard the words multiple sclerosis or what this illness was, so I wanted to pass along that although you have been given a new life/way of living, you can/will survive your diagnoses. This is a journeyone that I have been on for twenty-three years and counting.

EJB Reviews

EJB Reviews Pdf/ePub eBook Author: P. Christen,E. Hofmann
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
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EJB Reviews by P. Christen,E. Hofmann Summary

In the mid-1980s the European Journal of Biochemistry set out to publish review articles. The enterprise proved successful, resulting in high-level reviews written by well-known scientists appearing in the Journal. The reviews represent emerging and rapidly growing fields of research in fundamental as well as applied areas of biochemistry, such as medicine, biotechnology, agriculture and nutrition. Novel methodological and technological approaches which stimulate biochemical research are also included. The authors of the reviews are explicitly asked to be critical, selective, evaluative and interdisciplinary oriented. The reviews should encourage young scientists to think independently and creatively, and inform active investigators about the state of the art in a given field.

Researching Children and Youth

Researching Children and Youth Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ingrid E. Castro,Melissa Swauger,Brent Harger
Editor: Emerald Group Publishing
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Researching Children and Youth by Ingrid E. Castro,Melissa Swauger,Brent Harger Summary

This volume seeks to directly address the problems and pitfalls that often accompany researching children and youth in today’s society. This volume addresses participatory and feminist ethnographic approaches, digital mining, children’s agency, and navigating IRBs. Themes of space, location, and identity run throughout this volume.

It's Not All in Your Head

It's Not All in Your Head Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patricia Farrell, PhD
Editor: Demos Medical Publishing
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It's Not All in Your Head by Patricia Farrell, PhD Summary

One of the greatest challenges people face when dealing with an unpredictable disease such as Multiple Sclerosis is learning to overcome the psychological burden of not knowing what each day will bring. MS is a true roller coaster of emotions and dealing with these feelings is a critical issue for people living with the disease. According to WebMD, symptoms of depression severe enough to warrant medical intervention affect up to half of all people living with MS. It's Not All in Your Head is a cognitive-behavioral approach to overcoming the depression, anxiety,and stress that goes hand-in-hand with MS. Dr. Farrell helps individuals and their families develop a better understanding of the effects that MS has on mood levels and anxiety and offers a plan of simple remediation in a self-help format. It's Not All in Your Head shows that: MS patients' depression and anxiety can be related to their medical condition Exercise can promote growth in brain connections and help alleviate depression Pain severity in MS can be lessenedthrough stemming anxiety Social involvement is key to maintaining mental and physical health

Annie on My Mind

Annie on My Mind Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nancy Garden
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Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden Summary

A landmark in LGBT fiction, this captivating story of two teenage girls who fall in love is a “classic of the genre” (Publishers Weekly). When Liza Winthrop first lays eyes on Annie Kenyon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she knows there’s something special between them. Soon, their close friendship develops into a deep and intimate romance. Neither imagined that falling in love could be so wonderful, but as Liza and Annie’s newfound sexuality sparks conflict in both their families and at their schools, they discover it will take more than love for their relationship to succeed. One of the first books to positively portray a lesbian relationship, Annie on My Mind is a groundbreaking classic of the genre. The subject of a First Amendment lawsuit over banned books and one of School Library Journal’s “One Hundred Books that Shaped the Century,” Nancy Garden’s iconic novel is an important story for anyone discovering who they’re meant to be.

Tales from Eutopia

Tales from Eutopia Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Llewellyn Mark Jones
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Deftly crafted around the overarching theme of education, Tales from Eutopia, by author Llewellyn Mark Jones, offers a collection of thirteen intriguing short stories. Eutopia seems illusory while based on relatable experiences. These narratives contain diverse perspectives that transcend the educational context, revealing curious truths. Some characters travel from story to story. Some tales ask: “What if”? Yet others foster contemplation and revelation. The opening tale, “Staring Truth,” explores a kindergarten boy’s credibility, which has dire, global consequences. “The Deacon” pays tribute to a minister whose contributions impact the school and the community after a tragedy. Tales from Eutopia connects Eutopia to the world, opening a conversation. From the kindergarten classroom to the university lecture hall, these narratives share valuable lessons about learning and life.

When the Body Says No

When the Body Says No Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gabor Maté, MD
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER In this accessible and groundbreaking book -- filled with the moving stories of real people -- medical doctor and bestselling author of Scattered Minds, Gabor Maté, shows that emotion and psychological stress play a powerful role in the onset of chronic illness. Western medicine achieves spectacular triumphs when dealing with acute conditions such as fractured bones or life-threatening infections. It is less successful against ailments not susceptible to the quick ministrations of scalpel, antibiotic or miracle drug. Trained to consider mind and body separately, physicians are often helpless in arresting the advance of most of the chronic diseases, such as breast cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Gabor Maté has found that in all of these chronic conditions, there is a common thread: people afflicted by these diseases have led lives of excessive stress, often invisible to the individuals themselves. From an early age, many of us develop a psychological coping style that keeps us out of touch with the signs of stress. So-called negative emotions, particularly anger, are suppressed. Dr. Maté writes with great conviction that knowledge of how stress and disease are connected is essential to prevent illness in the first place, or to facilitate healing. When the Body Says No is an impressive contribution to current research on the physiological connection between life’s stresses and emotions and the body systems governing nerves, immune apparatus and hormones. With great compassion and erudition, Gabor Maté demystifies medical science and, as he did in Scattered Minds, invites us all to be our own health advocates. Excerpt from When the Body Says No “Only an intellectual luddite would deny the enormous benefits that have accrued to humankind from the scrupulous application of scientific methods. But not all aspects of illness can be reduced to facts verified by double-blind studies and by the strictest scientific techniques. We confine ourselves to a narrow realm indeed if we exclude from accepted knowledge the contributions of human experience and insight. . . . “In 1892 William Osler, one of the greatest physicians of all time, suspected rheumatoid arthritis to be a stress-related disorder. Today rheumatology all but ignores that wisdom, despite the supporting scientific evidence that has accumulated in the 110 years since Osler first published his text. That is where the narrow scientific approach has brought the practice of medicine. Elevating modern science to be the final arbiter of our sufferings, we have been too eager to discard the insights of previous ages.”

Like...The First Time You Heard Chaka Khan!

Like...The First Time You Heard Chaka Khan! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Nathan
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Like...The First Time You Heard Chaka Khan! is the first published collection of poems by music historian and author David Nathan. The 22 pieces reflect London-born Nathan's lifelong passion and love for soul music over six decades, starting when he formed the first UK appreciation society for Nina Simone as a teenager in 1965. Known by his nickname 'The British Ambassador Of Soul,' award-winning and industry respected music journalist David Nathan (who spent over three decades in the U.S. writing and interviewing many of soul music's legends and icons) describes this highly personal selection of what he calls 'soulful poetry' as a journey through his 'as lived' experiences during his 34 years of exposure to African-American culture. As an openly gay man since 1967, Nathan has chosen to include specific poems, mostly written in 2007 in Los Angeles, about inclusion and acceptance, loneliness, fame, sex and what he calls "the wonderful, glorious, passionate, satisfying, joy-and-pain, love-and-happiness that is soul music." With poem titles such as "I'm Just A Soul Whose Intentions Are Good...Ode To Dr. Nina Simone," "Would You Make Aretha Wait," Pink Skin Mask...Or Teena Marie In A Man’s Body...And Thank You Ms. Franklin... R-E-S-P-E-C-T! " and "Loneliness: Or I Get Lonely Or Gigolos Get Lonely Too...Maybe...(Or Maybe Not)" give an insight into what readers can expect - a provocative, intimate, often vulnerable, edgy and frequently witty and humorous glimpse into Nathan's life as a soul music scribe and vivid storyteller. Included are references to Nathan's direct experiences with many of the artists - such as Aretha Franklin, Nina Simone, Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, Roberta Flack, Luther Vandross and Janet Jackson among others - who have inspired him along with photographs from his personal collection.

Computational Methods in Quantum Chemistry, Volume 2

Computational Methods in Quantum Chemistry, Volume 2 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: A A Hasanein,M W Evans
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This book provides a comprehensive account, from first principles, of the methods of numerical quantum mechanics, beginning with formulations and fundamental postulates. The development continues with that of the Hamiltonian and angular momentum operators, and with methods of approximating the solutions of the Schroedinger equation with variational and perturbation methods. Chapter 3 is a description of the Hartree-Fock self-consistent field method, which is developed systematically for atoms. The Born-Oppenheimer approximation is introduced, and the numerical methods presented one by one thereafter in a logically consistent way that should be accessible to undergraduates. These include LCAO, Hartree-Fock-SCF method for molecules, Roothaan LCAO-MO-SCF method, and electron correlation energy. Chapter 4 is devoted to the more sophisticated computational methods in quantum chemistry, with an introduction to topics that include: the zero differential overlap approximation; Huckel MO theory of conjugated molecules; Pariser-Parr-Pople MO method; extended Huckel theory; neglect of differential overlap methods; invariance in space requirements; CNDO; INDO; NDDO; MINDO; MNDO; AM1; MNDO-PM3; SAM1; SINDO1; CNDO/S; PCILO,Xα; and ab initio methods. This is followed by an introduction to Moller-Plesset perturbation theory of many electrons, and coupled perturbed Hartree Fock theory, with a description of the coupled cluster method. Finally Chapter 5 applies these methods to problems of contemporary interest. The book is designed to be a junior/senior level text in computational quantum mechanics, suitable for undergraduates and graduates in chemistry, physics, computer science, and associated disciplines. Contents: Formulations of Quantum MechanicsMethods for Approximating the Solution of the Schroedinger Wave EquationThe Hartree-Fock Self-Consistent Field MethodComputational Methods in Quantum ChemistryQuantum Mechanical Studies of Hydrogen BondingReferences Readership: Graduate students and undergraduates in chemistry, physics and computer science. keywords:Semiempirical MO Methods;CNDO;INDO;MINDO;AM1;PM3;SAM1;Ab Initio Methods;Theories of the H-Bond;MO Calculations of the H-Bond;Perturbation Theories of the H-Bond

Myocardial Pathology Segmentation Combining Multi-Sequence Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images

Myocardial Pathology Segmentation Combining Multi-Sequence Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Xiahai Zhuang,Lei Li
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Myocardial Pathology Segmentation Combining Multi-Sequence Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Images by Xiahai Zhuang,Lei Li Summary

This book constitutes the First Myocardial Pathology Segmentation Combining Multi-Sequence CMR Challenge, MyoPS 2020, which was held in conjunction with the 23rd International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2020, in Lima, Peru, in October 2020. The challenge took place virtually due to the COVID-19 crisis. The 12 full and 4 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected form numerous submissions. This challenge aims not only to benchmark various myocardial pathology segmentation algorithms, but also to cover the topic of general cardiac image segmentation, registration and modeling, and raise discussions for further technical development and clinical deployment.

Mrs. Kennedy and Me

Mrs. Kennedy and Me Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Clint Hill,Lisa McCubbin Hill
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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Mrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill,Lisa McCubbin Hill Summary

The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir by Clint Hill that Kirkus Reviews called “clear and honest prose free from salaciousness and gossip,” Jackie Kennedy’s personal Secret Service agent details his very close relationship with the First Lady during the four years leading up to and following President John F. Kennedy’s tragic assassination. In those four years, Hill was by Mrs. Kennedy’s side for some of the happiest moments as well as the darkest. He was there for the birth of John, Jr. on November 25, 1960, as well as for the birth and sudden death of Patrick Bouvier Kennedy on August 8, 1963. Three and a half months later, the unthinkable happened. Forty-seven years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the one vivid image that never leaves Clint Hill’s mind is that of President Kennedy’s head lying on Mrs. Kennedy’s lap in the back seat of the limousine, his eyes fixed, blood splattered all over the back of the car, Mrs. Kennedy, and Hill as well. Sprawled on the trunk of the car as it sped away from Dealey Plaza, Hill clung to the sides of the car, his feet wedged in so his body was as high as possible. Clint Hill jumped on the car too late to save the president, but all he knew after that first shot was that if more shots were coming, the bullets had to hit him instead of the First Lady. Mrs. Kennedy’s strength, class, and dignity over those tragic four days in November 1963 held the country together. This is the story, told for the first time, of the man who perhaps held her together.

Teaching While Black

Teaching While Black Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Pamela Lewis
Editor: Fordham Univ Press
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Teaching should never be color-blind. In a world where many believe the best approach toward eradicating racism is to feign ignorance of our palpable physical differences, a few have led the movement toward convincing fellow educators not only to consider race but to use it as the very basis of their teaching. This is what education activist and writer Pamela Lewis has set upon to do in her compelling book, Teaching While Black: A New Voice on Race and Education in New York City. As the title suggests, embracing blackness in the classroom can be threatening to many and thus challenging to carry out in the present school system. Unapologetic and gritty, Teaching While Black offers an insightful, honest portrayal of Lewis’s turbulent eleven-year relationship within the New York City public school system and her fight to survive in a profession that has undervalued her worth and her understanding of how children of color learn best. Tracing her educational journey with its roots in the North Bronx, Lewis paints a vivid, intimate picture of her battle to be heard in a system struggling to unlock the minds of the children it serves, while stifling the voices of teachers of color who hold the key. The reader gains full access to a perspective that has been virtually ignored since the No Child Left Behind Act, through which questions surrounding increased resignation rates by teachers of color and failing test scores can be answered. Teaching While Black is both a deeply personal narrative of a black woman’s real-life experiences and a clarion call for culturally responsive teaching. Lewis fearlessly addresses the reality of toxic school culture head-on and gives readers an inside look at the inert bureaucracy, heavy-handed administrators, and ineffective approach to pedagogy that prevent inner-city kids from learning. At the heart of Lewis’s moving narrative is her passion. Each chapter delves deeper into the author’s conscious uncoupling from the current trends in public education that diminish proven remedies for academic underachievement, as observed from her own experiences as a teacher of students of color. Teaching While Black summons everyone to re-examine what good teaching looks like. Through a powerful vision, together with practical ideas and strategies for teachers navigating very difficult waters, Lewis delivers hope for the future of teaching and learning in inner-city schools.

Research Anthology on Diagnosing and Treating Neurocognitive Disorders

Research Anthology on Diagnosing and Treating Neurocognitive Disorders Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Management Association, Information Resources
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Cognitive impairment, through Alzheimer’s disease or other related forms of dementia, is a serious concern for afflicted individuals and their caregivers. Understanding patients’ mental states and combatting social stigmas are important considerations in caring for cognitively impaired individuals. Technology is playing an increasing role in the lives of the elderly. One of the most prevalent developments for the aging population is the use of technological innovations for intervention and treatment of individuals with mental impairments. Research Anthology on Diagnosing and Treating Neurocognitive Disorders examines the treatment, diagnosis, prevention, and therapeutic and technological interventions of neurodegenerative disorders. It also describes programs and strategies that professional and family caregivers can implement to engage and improve the quality of life of persons suffering from cognitive impairment. Highlighting a range of topics such as dementia, subjective wellbeing, and cognitive decline, this publication is an ideal reference source for speech pathologists, social workers, occupational therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, pediatricians, researchers, clinicians, and academicians seeking coverage on neurocognitive disorder identification and strategies for clinician support and therapies.

Unexpected

Unexpected Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Grace Simmons
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Eight kids’ eight secrets, Sally Jenkins is just an average girl, but that all changes when she takes a routine ride on a safe road and it turns deadly. What she thinks is a freak accident turns out to be intentional. She soon figures out that someone is out there watching her and her friends, trying to hunt them down. She and her two new friends, Thomas and Talia, work together to uncover the truth about her dangerous past, but can all seven of them work together long enough to stop evil from rising? Can they manage to stay in the same room without ripping each other’s throats out? Will they be able to survive this adventure? But most importantly, will they succeed?

Sutekina Okashi

Sutekina Okashi Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Keiko Ishida
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Sutekina Okashi means “lovely sweets” and this is talented baker Keiko Ishida’s follow-on book to her bestselling Okashi: Sweet Treats Made with Love. In this collection, Keiko shares new ideas for making even more tempting confections using French-style baking techniques and Japanese flavours. She also includes a section on astrological herbal treats made using ingredients and herbs linked to the zodiac signs, to inject fun and exciting flavours into baking. With easy-to-follow recipes, step-by-step pictures and essential information on baking techniques, this book provides the necessary guidance that new bakers will appreciate, while delighting all who love baking with its delightful range of recipes.

Whose I Am and Who I Serve

Whose I Am and Who I Serve Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jean Tindall Killough
Editor: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
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Living In and Passing on the Light The book "Whose I Am and Who I Serve" takes the reader on a journey of one person's life from deliverance to destiny. The author realized that when she fully submitted her free will to Jesus as her Lord and Savior, He not only set her free from the past, but was training her up to share the light of hope with others who were downcast. When looking back upon her life, she saw how all the pieces fit together like a wonderful puzzle. God was surely preparing everything for the time she would answer His call with a profound, "Use Me." With this, there is also opportunity to share her faith with the next generation, that they might follow Christ at a much younger age. The picture on the book cover illustrates passing on the light. The author's hand is much older, holding a shorter candle; this depicts that the days left are fewer but still valuable. Her granddaughter's hand is much younger, holding a longer newer candle which depicts the many days ahead to share her faith. Therefore, our true legacy in life will never be in the value of possessions passed on, but rather the love, peace and joy of knowing Jesus. "You are the light of the world. ... let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven." (Matthew 5:14-16 NIV)

Teacher Educators as Critical Storytellers

Teacher Educators as Critical Storytellers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Antonio L. Ellis,Nicholas D. Hartlep,Gloria Ladson-Billings,David O. Stovall,Leslie T. Fenwick,Dawn G. Williams
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Teacher Educators as Critical Storytellers by Antonio L. Ellis,Nicholas D. Hartlep,Gloria Ladson-Billings,David O. Stovall,Leslie T. Fenwick,Dawn G. Williams Summary

This volume contends that effective teachers should reflect the student population in racial and cultural terms. Employing a critical storytelling framework, respected scholars from diverse backgrounds share the teaching practices of influential teachers that they learned from. Each storyteller identifies key concepts and principles that explain why the selected teacher was so memorably effective. Contributors: Judy A. Alston • Roslyn Clark Artis • Aimeé I. Cepeda • Theodore Chao • Antonio L. Ellis • Ramon B. Goings • Lisa Maria Grillo • Nicholas D. Hartlep • Jameson D. Lopez • Shawn Anthony Robinson • Theresa Stewart-Ambo • Amanda R. Tachine • Dawn G. Williams “Each chapter offers an intimate view of what it feels like to be taught by a teacher who affirms to the student: You belong here.” —Leslie T. Fenwick, AACTE “Compellingly weaves together the voices and experiences of a diverse group of authors who dare to write toward and for freedom.” —H. Richard Milner IV, Cornelius Vanderbilt Endowed Chair of Education, Vanderbilt “For those who teach teachers, and for teachers everywhere, this book will serve as an invaluable resource and a source of inspiration for what can be achieved in the classroom.” —Pedro A. Noguera, Distinguished Professor and the Emery Stoops and Joyce King Stoops Dean, USC Rossier School of Education

In Pursuit of Religious Freedom

In Pursuit of Religious Freedom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Philip Stephan
Editor: Lexington Books
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In Pursuit of Religious Freedom tells the story of Martin Stephan, a religious leaders whose leadership, vision, and courage stemmed from a fifteenth-century ancestry grounded in the reformations of John Huss and Martin Luther. Like previous Stephan generations, Martin fled religious intolerance for freedom of worship. As an adult, his deep-rooted faith and moral values were threatened when he was confronted with family, social, and spiritual crises.

A Classified Look At The Great Satan Of America

A Classified Look At The Great Satan Of America Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark C. Russell
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A Classified Look At The Great Satan Of America by Mark C. Russell Summary

IT DEVELOPED INTO A DEATH THREAT... AND THEN MY PHYSICAL WELL BEING. It began at a very young age; I was inspired to be an accomplished springboard diver and an academic student. With an undefeated 3 year high school diving run I accomplished an unprecedented diving 3 time gold medal State Championship and a 3 time All America; also I earned a top 10% academic standing. At the University of Kentucky (i.e.UK) I earned a Bachelor's degree in accounting and at R.I.T. I earned a Master's degree in accounting. At UK I earned a full diving athletic scholarship which included co-captain and a closely contested outstanding 4th place finish in the SEC. I've always been and will be a devout Christian; thanks to my parents. It wasn't until my classified auditing job with the Department of Defense that my life went awry. I believe that Satan himself was trying to snatch me from my belief in Jesus Christ. A coworker kept on his regimen in blaspheming God until several times I had asked him to relent. The Government's Satanic System was and still is illegally surveillancing me and I told the Government I was going to expose them for their corrupt Satanic System. In turn, they gave me a death threat, threatened my physical well being and ever since then they have snatched away my pursuit of happiness. They are always watching my every move and up until now it has been a hellish journey. By finally publishing this book, hopefully the journey can now change direction.

Regenerate

Regenerate Pdf/ePub eBook Author: W. D. Beaman
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"Who are your people?" It's a question often asked by Southerners when they meet a stranger. Most of us know very little of our ancestors. John Bishop XIII was born into a line of wealthy, savvy, thrifty Scottish descendants who made him a very wealthy man, but his parents had never wanted children. He was conceived by accident, and his father tried to have the fetus aborted. John's mother did love him, but he was relegated to a place behind her illustrious musical career. His father simply ignored him. Their self-centered lack of empathy would lead to their murders and to several attempts on John's life. John found solace in his own music as he struggled to regenerate himself.

Belzhar

Belzhar Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Meg Wolitzer
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“Expect depth and razor sharp wit in this YA novel from the author of The Interestings.” – Entertainment Weekly “A prep school tale with a supernatural-romance touch, from genius adult novelist Meg Wolitzer.” —Glamour “Basically everything Meg Wolitzer writes is worth reading, usually over and over again, and her YA debut . . . is no exception.” —TeenVogue.com If life were fair, Jam Gallahue would still be at home in New Jersey with her sweet British boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She’d be watching old comedy sketches with him. She’d be kissing him in the library stacks. She certainly wouldn’t be at The Wooden Barn, a therapeutic boarding school in rural Vermont, living with a weird roommate, and signed up for an exclusive, mysterious class called Special Topics in English.But life isn’t fair, and Reeve Maxfield is dead. Until a journal-writing assignment leads Jam to Belzhar, where the untainted past is restored, and Jam can feel Reeve’s arms around her once again. But there are hidden truths on Jam’s path to reclaim her loss.

Intersectionality and Relational Psychoanalysis

Intersectionality and Relational Psychoanalysis Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Max Belkin,Cleonie White
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Intersectionality and Relational Psychoanalysis: New Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Sexuality examines the links between race, gender, and sexuality through the dual perspectives of relational psychoanalysis and the theory of intersectionality. This anthology discusses the ways in which clinicians and patients inadvertently reproduce experiences of privilege and marginalization in the consulting room. Focusing particularly on the experiences of immigrants, women of color, sex workers, and LGBTQ individuals, the contributing authors explore how similarities and differences between the patient's and analyst's gender, race, and sexual orientation can be acknowledged, challenged, and negotiated. Combining intersectional theory with relational psychoanalytic thought, the authors introduce a number of thought-provoking clinical vignettes to suggest how adopting an intersectional approach can help us navigate the space between pathology and difference in psychotherapy. By bringing together these new psychoanalytically-informed perspectives on clinical work with minority and marginalized individuals, Intersectionality and Relational Psychoanalysis makes an important contribution to psychoanalysis, psychology, and social work.

Impacts of Information Technology on Patient Care and Empowerment

Impacts of Information Technology on Patient Care and Empowerment Pdf/ePub eBook Author: McHaney, Roger W.,Reychev, Iris,Azuri, Joseph,McHaney, Mark E.,Moshonov, Rami
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Impacts of Information Technology on Patient Care and Empowerment by McHaney, Roger W.,Reychev, Iris,Azuri, Joseph,McHaney, Mark E.,Moshonov, Rami Summary

Modern technology has impacted healthcare and interactions between patients and healthcare providers through a variety of means including the internet, social media, mobile devices, and the internet of things. These new technologies have empowered, frustrated, educated, and confused patients by making educational materials more widely available and allowing patients to monitor their own vital signs and self-diagnose. Further analysis of these and future technologies is needed in order to provide new approaches to empowerment, reduce mistakes, and improve overall healthcare. Impacts of Information Technology on Patient Care and Empowerment is a critical scholarly resource that delves into patient access to information and the effect that access has on their relationship with healthcare providers and their health outcomes. Featuring a range of topics such as gamification, mobile computing, and risk analysis, this book is ideal for healthcare practitioners, doctors, nurses, surgeons, hospital staff, medical administrators, patient advocates, researchers, academicians, policymakers, and healthcare students.

Tango and the Dancing Body in Istanbul

Tango and the Dancing Body in Istanbul Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Melin Levent Yuna
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Tango and the Dancing Body in Istanbul explores the expansion of social Argentine tango dancing among Muslim actors in Turkey, pioneered in Istanbul despite the conservative rule of the Justice and Development Party (JDP) and Tayyip Erdoğan. In this book, Melin Levent Yuna questions why a dance that appears to publicly represent an erotic relationship finds space to expand and increase dramatically in the number of contemporary Turkish Muslim tango dancers, particularly during a conservative rule. Even during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, tango dance classes, gatherings, and messages flourished on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and Zoom. Urban Turkey and its tango dance performances provide one symbol and example of how neoliberal capitalism could go hand in hand with conservatism by becoming a bridge between Europe and the Middle East. This study largely focuses on the dancers’ perspective while presenting the policies of Erdoğan. It presents the social characteristics of the tango dancers, the meanings they attach to their bodies and their dance as well as what this dance reflects about them – besides the policies of the Justice and Development Party. The book approaches the tango dance and its dancing body in terms of layers of meaning systems in a neoliberal and conservative context. This study will be of great interest to students and scholars in dance, anthropology, cultural studies, and performance studies.

Managing Multiple Sclerosis Naturally

Managing Multiple Sclerosis Naturally Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Judy Graham
Editor: Simon and Schuster
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A totally revised and updated edition of the first book to offer a holistic approach to slowing the progression of MS • Provides guidance on special diets and nutritional supplements, exercise, alternative therapies, and the effects of negative and positive thoughts on MS • Explains how to reduce toxic overload from mercury and chemicals • Includes life wisdom and coping strategies from others who suffer with MS Judy Graham is an inspiration. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when she was just 26 years old, 35 years later Judy Graham is still walking, working, and has successfully birthed and raised a son who is now an adult. In this totally revised and updated edition of her groundbreaking Multiple Sclerosis, first published in 1984, she shares the natural treatments that have helped her and many others with MS stabilize or even reverse the condition. Beginning with the effects of diet, she explains that many people with MS have been eating the wrong foods and shows which foods are “good” and “bad,” how to recognize food sensitivities, and how to correct nutritional deficiencies using dietary supplements. She also looks at reducing the body’s toxic overload, whether from mercury amalgam fillings, chemicals, or medications. She presents the exercises with proven benefits for MS she has found most reliable and appropriate, such as yoga, pilates, and t’ai chi, and explores alternative therapies that provide relief and support to the body’s efforts to control MS, including acupuncture, reflexology, shiatsu, reiki, and ayurveda. Most important are the insights she provides on the effects of negative thoughts on MS. She demonstrates how a positive mental attitude can actually slow down or even reverse the progression of this disease. Judy Graham is living proof that, as devastating as a diagnosis of MS is, life can still be lived to its fullest.

Wow What a Ride!

Wow What a Ride! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rev. Dr. Ouida Lee
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Rev. Dr. Ouida Lee, author of Sip from the Well and Simply Pray Invite you on a Spiritual Journey of a Lifetime - filled with Challenges, Tragedy, Triumph Sorrow, and Joy Empowered by the Love of the Lord.

Tyrell

Tyrell Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Coe Booth
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An astonishing new voice in teen literature, writing what is sure to be one of the most talked-about debuts of the year.Tyrell is a young African-American teen who can't get a break. He's living (for now) with his spaced-out mother and little brother in a homeless shelter. His father's in jail. His girlfriend supports him, but he doesn't feel good enough for her -- and seems to be always on the verge of doing the wrong thing around her. There's another girl at the homeless shelter who is also after him, although the desires there are complicated. Tyrell feels he needs to score some money to make things better. Will he end up following in his father's footsteps?

A Collection of Metaphysical Experiences

A Collection of Metaphysical Experiences Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Franchot Peter Moore Sr.
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A collection of personal experiences that falls outside the scope of normal logical explanation regarding the experiences that we all have but are usually afraid to speak about or reveal publicly. The true stories recorded in this book offer an insight in an amusing way into events and experiences currently unexplainable by conventional logic yet have its basis in human reality and experience. It suggests communication between various units of consciousness not based within the camouflage structure of physical reality or native to the environment of earth. It offers validation of the experiences native to many individuals who would normally be afraid or ashamed to publicly disclose many of their own similar experiences for fear of being ridiculed, embarrassed, or stigmatized.

Just Mercy

Just Mercy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bryan Stevenson
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time. “[Bryan Stevenson’s] dedication to fighting for justice and equality has inspired me and many others and made a lasting impact on our country.”—John Legend NAMED ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY CNN • Named One of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Boston Globe • The Seattle Times • Esquire • Time Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of our criminal justice system. One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn’t commit. The case drew Bryan into a tangle of conspiracy, political machination, and legal brinksmanship—and transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever. Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyer’s coming of age, a moving window into the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice. Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction • Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction • Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award • Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize • Finalist for the Kirkus Reviews Prize • An American Library Association Notable Book “Every bit as moving as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways more so . . . a searing indictment of American criminal justice and a stirring testament to the salvation that fighting for the vulnerable sometimes yields.”—David Cole, The New York Review of Books “Searing, moving . . . Bryan Stevenson may, indeed, be America’s Mandela.”—Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times “You don’t have to read too long to start cheering for this man. . . . The message of this book . . . is that evil can be overcome, a difference can be made. Just Mercy will make you upset and it will make you hopeful.”—Ted Conover, The New York Times Book Review “Inspiring . . . a work of style, substance and clarity . . . Stevenson is not only a great lawyer, he’s also a gifted writer and storyteller.”—The Washington Post “As deeply moving, poignant and powerful a book as has been, and maybe ever can be, written about the death penalty.”—The Financial Times “Brilliant.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer

Intermediate Quantum Mechanics

Intermediate Quantum Mechanics Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Roman Jackiw
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Graduate students in both theoretical and experimental physics will find this third edition of Intermediate Quantum Mechanics , refined and updated in 1986, indispensable. The first part of the book deals with the theory of atomic structure, while the second and third parts deal with the relativistic wave equations and introduction to field theory, making Intermediate Quantum Mechanics more complete than any other single-volume work on the subject.

Angel

Angel Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sherry Myrick
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No more postponing, no more delaying, the day is here. The time has come for Sidney Grace Dalton to break the silence and to reveal the hidden truth. She has to inform her sons of the situation of danger, suspension, and fears behind the fate or chance of how their family came to be. From the beginning to the end, a reader will have anticipation as the hidden truth is revealed.

The Desire to Be Found

The Desire to Be Found Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ashley Early
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Ashley was so young and so misunderstood, especially when growing up in the foster care system. She had so many questions, wanting to know why her mom never came back for her and why her adopted mother never could accept her for her. Ashley felt unaccepted by everyone in her life. She felt the pain of being unloved but yet smothered with gifts to overshadow the pain and the truth. Ashley hated the feeling of being bullied and misheard. But at a young age, Ashley was picked up by a king she will never forget that helped her when no one else did. Ashley's journey began the day he took her pain away. This is the exciting crazy journey of Ashley. Will Ashley find herself during her life journeys? Only time will tell.

Sixty Years Of Double Beta Decay: From Nuclear Physics To Beyond Standard Model

Sixty Years Of Double Beta Decay: From Nuclear Physics To Beyond Standard Model Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Klapdor-kleingrothaus Hans Volker
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Sixty Years Of Double Beta Decay: From Nuclear Physics To Beyond Standard Model by Klapdor-kleingrothaus Hans Volker Summary

Nuclear double beta decay is one of the most promising tools for probing beyond-the-standard-model physics on beyond-accelerator energy scales. It is already now probing the TeV scale, on which new physics should manifest itself according to theoretical expectations. Only in the early 1980s was it known that double beta decay yields information on the Majorana mass of the exchanged neutrino. At present, the sharpest bound for the electron neutrino mass arises from this process. It is only in the last 10 years that the much more far-reaching potential of double beta decay has been discovered. Today, the potential of double beta decay includes a broad range of topics that are equally relevant to particle physics and astrophysics, such as masses of heavy neutrinos, of sneutrinos, as SUSY models, compositeness, leptoquarks, left-right symmetric models, and tests of Lorentz symmetry and equivalence principle in the neutrino sector. Double beta decay has become indispensable nowadays for solving the problem of the neutrino mass spectrum and the structure of the neutrino mass matrix — together with present and future solar and atmospheric neutrino oscillation experiments. Some future double beta experiments (like GENIUS) will be capable to be simultaneously neutrino observatories for double beta decay and low-energy solar neutrinos, and observatories for cold dark matter of ultimate sensitivity.This invaluable book outlines the development of double beta research from its beginnings until its most recent achievements, and also presents the outlook for its highly exciting future.

Blind Ambition

Blind Ambition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ever Lee Hairston
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As a child, Ever Lee Hairston faced one disappointment after the other. A product of share-cropping parents and raised on one of the biggest plantations in the South, Ever allowed those disappointments to diminish her self-confidence and sully her self-esteem. Not to mention, that for years, the young Ever hid a terrible secret, which she hadn’t told anyone – not her family, her friends, her teachers, and as she got older, even her employers. Ever Lee didn’t want to accept that she was slowly losing her eyesight. As darkness began to envelop her, and inspired by the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Ever eventually decided to stop feeling sorry for herself and face her fears. Through two turbulent marriages, a host of setbacks, and a life that was getting harder and harder to manage, Ever encountered defeats, but was determined not to be defeated. Now, decades after she lost her eyesight, her powerful story is one of inspiration and ambition....and helping others realize their lives have purpose as they reach their full potential in spite of any obstacles in their paths.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health,Committee on Multiple Sclerosis: Current Status and Strategies for the Future
Editor: National Academies Press
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Multiple Sclerosis by Institute of Medicine,Board on Neuroscience and Behavioral Health,Committee on Multiple Sclerosis: Current Status and Strategies for the Future Summary

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic and often disabling disease of the nervous system, affecting about 1 million people worldwide. Even though it has been known for over a hundred years, no cause or cure has yet been discovered-but now there is hope. New therapies have been shown to slow the disease progress in some patients, and the pace of discoveries about the cellular machinery of the brain and spinal cord has accelerated. This book presents a comprehensive overview of multiple sclerosis today, as researchers seek to understand its processes, develop therapies that will slow or halt the disease and perhaps repair damage, offer relief for specific symptoms, and improve the abilities of MS patients to function in their daily lives. The panel reviews existing knowledge and identifies key research questions, focusing on: Research strategies that have the greatest potential to understand the bio- logical mechanisms of recovery and to translate findings into specific strategies for therapy. How people adapt to MS and the research needed to improve the lives of people with MS. Management of disease symptoms (cognitive impairment, depression, spasticity, vision problems, and others). The committee also discusses ways to build and financially support the MS research enterprise, including a look at challenges inherent in designing clinical trials. This book will be important to MS researchers, research funders, health care advocates for MS research and treatment, and interested patients and their families.

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