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            Healing Lives

            Healing Lives (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Williams, Sue

            • RRP: $34.99
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            Two incredible women, an unlikely friendship, and a united mission to save the lives of some of the world's poorest and most desperate women.

            ISBN 9781760982034
            Published AU 13 Oct 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Understanding Autism: The essential guide for parents

            Understanding Autism: The essential guide for parents (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Second Edition)

            By Williams, Katrina; Roberts, Jacqueline

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $15.99
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            The essential reference for parents and carers. This updated edition covers the causes of autism, how it manifests at various stages of childhood, and coping with common problematic behaviour.

            ISBN 9781925335712
            Published AU 1 Feb 2018
            Publisher Exisle Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Empower
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            The Scandinavian Skincare Bible: The definitive guide to understanding your skin

            The Scandinavian Skincare Bible: The definitive guide to understanding your skin (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gillbro, Johanna

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $26.25
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            The Swedish bestseller that will revolutionise the way you treat your skin. Beautiful, healthy skin is a holy grail for teens with acne and adults with wrinkles alike, and multi-step beauty routines are all the rage. But we know surprisingly little about our largest organ. If we ...knew more, perhaps we wouldn't spend huge amounts of money on products without proven effects. And maybe we'd be more careful about what ingredients they contain. Think drinking water will replenish your skin? Think again. More products, better skin? Nope. And an expensive product doesn't guarantee reliable results. You don't need to cleanse your skin in the morning; in fact, too much cleansing can be damaging. Toner is redundant, natural products are not always best, and bacteria are not the enemy - and that's just the beginning! The Scandinavian Skincare Bible is the first comprehensive guide to skincare that also teaches you about the ingredients of skincare products. By the end of this book, you'll know exactly what it is you're putting on your skin, and which ingredients to look for, and look out for. Using cutting-edge research about the skin's microbiome, as well as the relationship between gut health and skin, The Scandinavian Skincare Bible challenges how we look at skincare today. By revealing the science behind skincare and exposing commercial tricks, Gillbro empowers us to lay the foundation for healthy skin.
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            ISBN 9781925849851
            Published AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Physics of Popcorn: Discover and Learn with 22 Experiments
             

            The Physics of Popcorn: Discover and Learn with 22 Experiments (Paperback)

            By Randle-Conde, Aidan

            • RRP: $29.99
            • $26.99
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            • Pub Date
              1 Nov 20

            Learn about physics and become a kitchen scientist with 22 fun experiments.

            ISBN 9781486313587
            Published AU 1 Nov 2020
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series The Curious World of Kitchen Science
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            The Trouble with Trauma: Resolve the Impact of Abandonment and Fear of Rejection, and Understandthe Importance of Connection in Recovery

            The Trouble with Trauma: Resolve the Impact of Abandonment and Fear of Rejection, and Understandthe Importance of Connection in Recovery (Paperback)

            By Howard, Kerry

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $34.99
            • Delayed Release

            In reality, trauma impacts all of us and many people just don't realise that traumatic experience is the basis of a lot of their unhappiness. The value of understanding ourselves is not always clear in relation to how we interact with others, how we treat ourselves or how we find... our best balance in order to feel that life is fun, enriching and fulfilling. You've heard of Maslow's 'Hierarchy of Needs' - all practical needs for survival. Our primary emotional need is for connection. Our connections as children denote our connective capacity as adults. Author, psychologist and trauma specialist Kerry Howard believes that our challenges as human beings all centre around a central theme: our childhood issues. These issues are at the basis of all of our health challenges in our lives. In The Trouble with Trauma, Kerry brings together the differing elements of trauma in one place incorporating biology, neurology, psychology, physiology and epigenetics to consider the reason that trauma causes physical and psychological changes in our bodies and what we can do to resolve them. Kerry peppers the book with her experiences in applying this information to her own life and with her clients. This book comes from a place of practical experience and credibility across all forms of personal transformation. Kerry provides down-to-earth advice on every aspect of the life-review process and provides a practical framework for understanding how trauma impacts our lives and what we can do to resolve it. The Trouble With Trauma is the answer for those people who have always wanted to be truly happy, focused on their health and satisfied in their bodies, who seek to gain a supportive network of friends and family and healthy relationships.
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            ISBN 9780995425170
            Published AU 1 Jul 2020
            Publisher Mh Publishing
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Understanding Human Development
             

            Understanding Human Development (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)

            Edited by Harms, Louise

            • RRP: $95.00
            • $95.00
            • Pub Date
              2 Nov 20

            A multidimensional approach to understanding the complexities of human behaviour and development across the lifespanEach person is uniquely shaped throughout their life by many significant dimensions. Understanding Human Development introduces students to new ways of understandin...g these many dimensions and how they interact to influence human adaptation and coping across the lifespan.Now in its third edition, this text is significantly revised to provide students with the core theoretical understandings of human development and behaviour. Each chapter introduces students to the ideas and research that will likely inform key debates, controversies and implications for practice. It aims to foster students thinking and their interest in a broad range of issues that have the potential to profoundly influence human behaviour and development.NEW TO THIS EDITIONHeavily revised content reflects recent developments in social work and human developmentNew three-part structure allows for easy navigation of the textA unique section devoted to trauma and lossRenewed Practice in Context boxes written by social workers help students to place theory in real-world contextUpdated Apply your Understanding in each chapter encourages students to critically reflect on the ideas being introducedNew Weblinks and references at the end of each chapter provide useful sources of research, and practice and policy materials.
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            ISBN 9780190323493
            Published AU 2 Nov 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Women's Brain Book: The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness

            The Women's Brain Book: The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By McKay, Dr Sarah

            • RRP: $32.99
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            Understanding how the brain grows and changes through the stages of life is key to health and wellbeing. This is not a book about the differences between male and female brains, nor a book using neuroscience to explain gender-specific behaviours, the 'battle of the sexes' or 'Mar...s-Venus' stereotypes. This is a book about what happens inside the brains and bodies of women as they move through the phases of life, and the unique - and often misunderstood - effects of female biology and hormones. Dr McKay give insights into brain development during infancy, childhood and the teenage years (including the onset of puberty) and also takes a look at mental health as well as the ageing brain. The book weaves together findings from the research lab, case studies and interviews with neuroscientists and other researchers working in the disciplines of neuroendocrinology, brain development, brain health and ageing. This comprehensive guide explores the brain during significant life stages, including: In utero Childhood Puberty The Menstrual Cycle The Teenage Brain Depression and Anxiety Pregnancy and Motherhood Menopause The Ageing Brain
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            ISBN 9780733638527
            Published AU 27 Mar 2018
            Publisher Hachette
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Thai's New Friend at Kindy: Dealing with Food Allergies

            Thai's New Friend at Kindy: Dealing with Food Allergies (Paperback)

            By Nevard, Jackie; Illustrated by Nevard, Carey

            • RRP: $20.50
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            Join Thai on his adventures at kindy. There is a new girl starting kindy called Estella. Estella also has food allergies like Thai but she is allergic to wheat and eggs. As always the adorable, cheeky Rabbie is never far from Thai's side. See if you can spot him hiding on every p...age. While this book covers many important issues regarding allergies in early childhood, it's sure to delight and educate its young readers. This book is also a must for any childcare centre as an educational resource to aid allergy education. - 28 beautifully illustrated pages. - A food allergy book that is easy for preschoolers to understand. Main teaching points from book 4: As always, carry your medicine - Auto-Injection x 2 and Action Plan No sharing food or drinks at kindy No touching other people's food Eating only from your own lunchbox Washing
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            ISBN 9780987283948
            Published AU 12 Oct 2015
            Publisher Miscellaneous
            Interest Age 3-7 years
            Series My Food Allergy Friends
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            The Mutant Project: Inside the Global Race to Genetically Modify Humans
             

            The Mutant Project: Inside the Global Race to Genetically Modify Humans (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kirksey, Eben

            • RRP: $32.99
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            • Pub Date
              10 Nov 20

            An anthropologist visits the frontiers of the next scientific revolution to ask- whose values are guiding gene editing experiments, and what are the implications for humanity? At a conference in Hong Kong in November 2018, Dr He Jiankui announced that he had created the first gen...etically modified babies - twin girls named Lulu and Nana - sending shockwaves around the world. A year later, a Chinese court sentenced Dr He to three years in prison for 'illegal medical practice'. As scientists elsewhere start to catch up with China's vast genetic research program, gene editing is fuelling an innovation economy that threatens to widen racial and economic inequality. Fundamental questions about science, health and social justice are at stake. Who gets access to gene editing technologies? As countries around the globe, from the United States to Indonesia, loosen regulations, can we shape research agendas to promote an ethical and fair society? In The Mutant Project, Eben Kirksey takes us on a groundbreaking journey to meet the key scientists, lobbyists and entrepreneurs who are bringing cutting-edge genetic modification tools like CRISPR to your local clinic. He also ventures beyond the scientific echo chamber, talking to disabled scholars, doctors, hackers, activists and chronically ill patients who have alternative visions of a future shaped by genetic engineering.
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            ISBN 9781760642150
            Published AU 10 Nov 2020
            Publisher Black Inc
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Barefoot Surgeon: The inspirational story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the eye surgeon giving sight and hope to the world's poor

            Barefoot Surgeon: The inspirational story of Dr Sanduk Ruit, the eye surgeon giving sight and hope to the world's poor (Paperback)

            By Gripper, Ali

            • RRP: $32.99
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            Inspiring and uplifting, this is the extraordinary the story of Dr Sanduk Ruit who, like his mentor Fred Hollows, took on the world's medical establishment to give the life-changing gift of sight to hundreds of thousands of the world's poorest and most isolated people.

            ISBN 9781760292706
            Published AU 27 Jun 2018
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age General Audience
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