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Medical myths that can kill you : and the 101 truths that will save, extend, and improve your life

Author: Nancy L Snyderman
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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We've become a nation of cyberchondriacs, diagnosing ourselves with false information and half-truths found on sketchy websites. In Medical Myths That Can Kill You, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News, provides clear, practical, scientifically proven advice that can lead you to a healthier, happier life.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy L Snyderman
ISBN: 9780307406132 030740613X
OCLC Number: 181368854
Description: xi, 273 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Myth #1: Annual checkups are obsolete --
Myth #2: Vaccinations are just for kids --
Myth #3: Doctors don't play favorites --
Myth #4: Only old people get heart disease and stroke --
Myth #5: We're losing the war on cancer --
Myth #6: Natural means "safe" --
Myth #7: You can just snap out of mental illness.
Responsibility: Nancy L. Snyderman.
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We've become a nation of cyberchondriacs, diagnosing ourselves with false information and half-truths found on sketchy websites. In Medical Myths That Can Kill You, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News, provides clear, practical, scientifically proven advice that can lead you to a healthier, happier life.--From publisher description.

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