Professional Care Resources

Dietary Supplements


Subscription Web Sources
Free Web Sources
Books
  • Blumenthal M (ed). The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs. Austin, TX: American Botanical Council; 2003 (P)
  • Bonakdar RA (ed). The H.E.R.B.A.L. Guide: Dietary Supplement Resources for the Clinician. Philadelphia; Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2010 (P)
  • Johnson RL, Foster S, Low Dog T, Kiefer D. National Geographic Guide to Medicinal Herbs. Washington D.C.; National Geographic: 2010
  • Mills S, Bone K. Principles and Practice of Phytotherapy: Modern Herbal Medicine. Edinburgh, England: Churchill Livingstone; 2000 (P)
  • Schulz V, Hänsel R, Blumenthal M, Tyler VE. Rational Phytotherapy. Berlin: Springer-Verlag; 2004
  • Mason P. Dietary Supplements. Fourth Edition. Pharmaceutical Products Press; 2011
  • PDR for Nonprescription Drugs, Dietary Supplements, and Herbs. Physician Desk Reference Inc.; 2011
Journals
  • Economic Botany
  • HerbalGram
  • Journal of Ethnopharmacology
  • Journal of Herbal Pharmacotherapy

Cancer Care


Website Resources for Whole Health and Cancer
Resources for Exercise
  • Moving for Life
    Moving for Life is a dance exercise program for cancer recovery. The DVD is available for purchase on the website.
  • Healing Yoga for People Living with Cancer
    Book by Lisa Holtby, published by Taylor Trade Publishing in 2004. Offers a clear explanation of the benefits of yoga for people with cancer, safety guidelines, and four yoga sequences, all explained with easy-to-follow instructions and photographs.
  • Qigong by Ken Cohen
    DVD available on the website.
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    In collaboration with the American Cancer Society (ACS) certifies Cancer Exercise Trainers. To locate a Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer in your area, go to the ACSM ProFinder website and click on ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer in the “Certification/Registry Level” box.

Immune System Health


Women’s Health


Books
  • Christiane Northrup, MD. Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing. Bantam Books; 2010.
  • Boston Women’s Health Book Collective. Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause. Touchstone; 2010.
  • Joan Price. Better than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk About Sex after 60. Seal Press; 2006.
Online

Substance Use


For Patients
For Clinicians (education, programs, guidelines, toolkits)
Specific to Smoking

Coping with Grief


Journal article
  • Simon NM. Treating Complicated Grief. JAMA. 2013;310(4):416-423. (Excellent clinical review.)
Books
  • Ethnic Variations in Dying, Death, and Grief: Diversity in Universality edited by Donald P. Irish,
  • Kathleen F. Lundquist and Vivian Jenkins Nelsen. Washington, DC: Taylor & Francis. (1993)
  • Good Grief: Healing Through the Shadow of Loss by Deborah Morris Coryell. Inner Traditions/Bear & Company. (2007)
  • Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner (4th Edition) by J. William Worden. New York: Springer Publishing Company. (2009)
  • Improving Care for Veterans Facing Illness and Death edited by Kenneth J. Doka and Amy S. Tucci. Washington, DC: Hospice Foundation of America. (2013)
  • Living with Grief: Before and After the Death edited by Kenneth J. Doka. Washington, DC: Hospice Foundation of America. (2007)
  • Treatment of Complicated Mourning by Therese A. Rando. Champaign, IL: Research Press.(1993)
Organizations Offering Grief Support
For the General Public
  • Hospice Foundation of America
    Brief articles on grief topics
  • AARP
    Grief and loss resources
  • GriefNet.org
    An internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss.
  • The Compassionate Friends
    Assists families following the death of a child of any age.
  • Survivors of Suicide
    Website created by a survivor of suicide.
  • For Military Families and Veterans
    Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
    Provides peer-based emotional support, grief and trauma resources, casework assistance, and connections to community-based care for anyone who is grieving the death of a loved one in military service to America.
  • Vet Centers U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
    Offers counseling to parents, spouses, siblings, and children of service members, reservists, and National Guard who died on active duty. Offers readjustment-to-civilian-life counseling for combat Veterans and families.