E-books can pose health risks

Using tablets and backlit e-readers at night can lead to sleep deficiency and damage health, an academic study has claimed. According to findings published in the US journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, blue light, the wavelength common in smartphones, tablets and LED lighting, is able to disrupt the body clock and slow or prevent the production of the sleep hormone melatonin. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mental health books outsell diet and exercise books at Barnes & Noble

In a shift, American readers have become more interested in books about mental health than about diet and exercise, according to data released by bookstore chain Barnes & Noble. The data, collected around the New Year's season, seems to indicate that readers' annual resolutions are focusing... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six roles at risk as Reach publishing team takes over Mirror Books

All six roles at Mirror Books have been placed at risk of redundancy as the imprint is taken over by the Reach publishing team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 04:48:24 UTC ]
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White House 'pressured official to say John Bolton book was security risk'

Ex-National Security Council official claims she was pressured her to say manuscript contained sensitive information after her department had cleared itA former National Security Council official who while working there reviewed John Bolton’s memoir for classified information before publication,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 15:10:36 UTC ]
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Six Books on Faith, Mental Health, and Disability

From mental illnesses to physical disabilities, new books from religion publishers explore how marginalized people are treated in churches and what faith communities can do to help. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror Books to publish NHS health visitor's professional confessional

Mirror Books will publish Handle with Care: True Confessions of an NHS Health Visitor by Rachael Hearson.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-26 21:27:34 UTC ]
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Penguin Life acquire ‘timely and important’ book about mental health in sport

Penguin Life will publish a "timely and important" book about mental health in sport by Gary Bloom titled Head in the Game.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 22:31:22 UTC ]
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Short Books snaps up mental health title in 24 hour pre-empt

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5 New Books Written By Women That Get Real About Mental Health

As the public conversations around mental health continue to grow, these new books about living with mental illness offer more insight. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The Doctor Is in (the Kitchen): Health & Wellness Books 2020

Publishers are finding that the way to a healthy heart—and various other organs—is through the stomach. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book of Lists: National corporations are acquiring smaller health insurers

In the Dec. 23 print edition of the Book of Lists, you’ll find hundreds of CEOs, presidents and other top executives listed alongside the organizations they run. Even more business leaders are... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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404 Ink lands Donnelly book on video games and mental health

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Bridge launches mental health podcast ahead of new book

​Presenter and author Frankie Bridge has launched a brand-new podcast interviewing guests about their mental health, ahead of publication of her first book Open (Octopus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 08:21:36 UTC ]
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Book: Trump mulled order to close parts of VA health system

An upcoming book says President Donald Trump was eager for changes at the Department of Veterans Affairs and toyed with issuing an executive order early in his term to close parts of VA's health system without consulting Congress Continue reading at ABC News

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Book Culture's future at risk, warns New York indie owner

The owner of New York's Book Culture bookshops says the business's four stores are in danger of closing unless they receive help from the city.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-25 02:20:48 UTC ]
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City health insurer Kaiser Permanente paid Baltimore Mayor Pugh $114,000 for her 'Healthy Holly' books

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Penn State University Press’s comics series has a lot more going on than the Sunday funnies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hardman's 'important' book on mental health to Atlantic

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