Health

We take a holistic view of what it means to be healthy, representing leaders in traditional, alternative, and complementary medicine. Many are recognized authorities in their fields and affiliated with the medical schools of major universities such as Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, UCLA, and USC, among others and we're always excited to represent more.  

A Wide Range

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A Wide Range

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Chris Santella

Fifty Places to Run Before You Die

Abrams

Fifty Places to Run Before You Die is a beautifully illustrated collection of the most exhilarating running courses in the world. Featuring a balance of popular races (marathons, 10Ks, and endurance runs) and scenic trails off the beaten path, as well as interviews with accomplished runners and leaders of respected running organizations, this book divulges the details that make each venue unique—and plenty of tips for those who aspire to run there. Chris Santella is the author of 13 other titles in the Fifty Places series.

Sandra Aamodt

Why Diets Make Us Fat

Current/Penguin Random House

What’s the secret to losing weight? If you’re like most of us, you’ve tried cutting calories, sipping weird smoothies, avoiding fats, and swapping out sugar for Splenda. The real secret is that all of those things are likely to make you weigh more in a few years, not less. Coauthor of Welcome to Your Brain, makes a clear and candid case for abandoning diets in favor of behaviors that will truly improve and extend our lives.

Jessica Zitter M.D.

Extreme Measures: Finding a Better Path to the End of Life

Avery/Penguin Random House

In medical school, no one teaches you how to let a patient die. In Extreme Measures, Jessica Zitter, the ICU and Palliative Care specialist featured in the Oscar-nominated Neflix documentary Extremis, offers a framework for a better way to exit life that will change our medical culture at the deepest level. Filled with rich patient stories that make a compelling medical narrative, Extreme Measures enlarges the national conversation as it thoughtfully and compassionately examines an experience that defines being human. Zitter’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and The Atlantic.

Adina Grigore

Just the Essentials: How Essential Oils Can Heal Your Skin, Improve Your Health, and Detox Your Life

HarperWave

The author of Skin Cleanse returns with a comprehensive guide to the ultimate ingredient for living an all-natural, plant-based lifestyle: essential oils. For millennia, essential oils have played a key role in health and beauty rituals, but in modern times they’ve often been misunderstood or underappreciated. Now Adina Grigore, owner and founder of the popular all-natural skincare line SW Basics offers a 21st-century guide to these ancient oils, offering a fresh and authoritative overview of what they are and how they can be incorporated into anyone’s life.

Dr. Wayne Jonas

How Healing Works: Get Better and Stay Well Using Your Hidden Power to Heal

Ten Speed Press/Penguin Random House

Drawing on 40 years of research and patient care, Dr. Wayne Jonas explains how 80 percent of healing occurs organically and how to activate the healing process. Laying out a revolutionary new way to approach wellness, Jonas explains the biology of healing. Jonas is a widely published investigator, practicing family physician, and professor of medicine at Georgetown University and at Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences.

Shalane Flanagan & Elyse Kopecky

Run Fast. Eat Slow.

Rodale

From world-class marathoner and 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and chef Elyse Kopecky comes a whole foods, flavor-forward cookbook for runners. Packed with more than 100 recipes for every part of your day, mind-blowing nutritional wisdom, and inspiring stories from two fitness-crazed women, Run Fast Eat Slow has all the bases covered. You'll find no shortage of delicious meals, satisfying snacks, thirst-quenching drinks, and wholesome treats.