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The art of aging : a doctor's prescription for well-being

Author: Sherwin B Nuland
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Melding a scientist's passion for truth with a humanist's understanding of the heart and soul, professor of surgery Nuland explores the impact of aging on our minds and bodies, strivings and relationships. The onset of aging can be so gradual that we are often surprised to find that one day it is fully upon us. The changes to the senses, appearance, reflexes, physical endurance, and sexual appetites are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Nuland, Sherwin B.
Art of aging.
New York : Random House, ©2007
(DLC) 2006049267
(OCoLC)71266558
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwin B Nuland
ISBN: 9781588366221 1588366227
OCLC Number: 647189974
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (302 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: An incident in the subway --
How we age : body and mind --
Approaching a century : Michael DeBakey --
Making choices --
Three who overcame --
A friendship in letters --
Adding centuries to our years --
Drinking from the fountain of youth --
Wisdom, equanimity, caring : principles for every age --
A coda for aging.
Other Titles: How to grow old
Responsibility: Sherwin B. Nuland.

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Melding a scientist's passion for truth with a humanist's understanding of the heart and soul, professor of surgery Nuland explores the impact of aging on our minds and bodies, strivings and relationships. The onset of aging can be so gradual that we are often surprised to find that one day it is fully upon us. The changes to the senses, appearance, reflexes, physical endurance, and sexual appetites are undeniable--and rarely welcome--and yet, as Dr. Nuland shows, getting older has its surprising blessings. Age concentrates not only the mind, but the body's energies, leading many to new sources of creativity, perception, and spiritual intensity. Growing old, Nuland teaches us, is not a disease but an art--and for those who practice it well, it can bring extraordinary rewards. Nuland also examines the latest research into extending life and the scientists who are pursuing it.--From publisher description.

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