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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Online Health and Fitness by Joan Price and Shannon EntinAlpha Books, December 1999.
Trade Paperback, 294 pages.
The Internet offers a vast wealth of health-related information, services and shopping. This new guide will help you find some of the best sites and learn how to use them effectively. The book provides resources and search tips for many health-related topics, including fitness, workouts, fitness programs, aerobics, strength training, yoga, martial arts, recreational activities, health shopping, health resorts, nutrition, weight loss, dieting, medical resources, alternative medicine, kid's health, mental health and medication. The book also provides a valuable section about how to research a specific medical condition and includes examples for researching menopause, HIV and cancer. In addition, the book also provides methods for evaluating online health and fitness information and ways to determine if a product or service could be a scam you should avoid.
Anyone interested in researching health on the Internet will find this reference book a valuable companion. Laced with interesting health factoids and drawings, this is a fun way to introduce yourself to health information -- the Internet way.
HTML: The Definitive Guide by Chuck Musciano and Bill KennedyO'Reilly, 1998.
Trade Paperback, 587 pages.
With HTML: The Definitive Guide programmers will be able to quickly find answers to their HTML questions. The book is also an excellent learning tool for beginners. An authoritative reference that anyone working with HTML should have in their reference library.
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