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|All Authors / Contributors:||
David Agus; Kristin Loberg
|Description:||xiv, 335 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||How a cancer doctor met his greatest challenge to end all illness --
The Science and Art of Defining Your Health. What is health? : a new definition that changes everything --
A pound of cure: the simple ways to measure your health today and accept trade-offs in designing your health for tomorrow --
Go back to the future: why it pays to know your history and how to get it --
Rotten eggs and cute chicks: how environmental impacts can be huge where we least expect them, and insignificant where we most expect them --
Two French restaurants, one without butter: the weakness in DNA and the power in proteins --
The Elements of Healthy Style. Proceed with caution: studies, claims, and scare tactics --
The truth about synthetic shortcuts: how to save hundreds of dollars a year and rethink the need for supplements and vitamins --
The fallacy of "fresh": hidden dangers and opportunities in your local market --
Hot and heavy: what NFL football players and nuns can teach us about deadly inflammation and how to control it --
Running to sit still: the perils of a prolonged perch --
Timing is everything: the wonder drug of keeping a regular schedule --
The Future You. High-tech health: how virtual reality and knowledge from the video game world may one day save our lives --
The give-and-take: how sharing our medical information can make us live longer and better --
The art of doing nothing: honoring our body's natural healing powers --
Of mice and men and the search for the master switch: do we have to die? ; My final notes of hope.
|Responsibility:||David B. Agus with Kristin Loberg.|
- Disease -- etiology.
- Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation.
- MEDICAL / General
- MEDICAL / Healing
- MEDICAL / Holistic Medicine
- Diseases -- Causes.