As Faculty Dean of Continuing Medical Education at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Sanjiv Chopra provides the most up-to-date medical information to thousands of doctors from around the world each year. Now, in this book, he and Dr. Alan Lotvin bring this important, life-changing information directly to people everywhere, so that you too can benefit from the best, most reliable medical knowledge available today.
Not every study that the media reports on is reliable, and Drs. Chopra and Lotvin show readers how they can tell which ones to pay to attention and which to ignore. In this book they explore medicine’s most controversial and exciting subjects, revealing new breakthroughs that affect your health and debunking the myths that you’ve always wondered about. It answers questions about a wide range of topics. Highlights include:
-Food and Drink: Is coffee a lifesaver? Is there really a “best” diet for you?
-Drugs, Vitamins, and Supplements: Does Vitamin D prevent cancer? What supplements have value, and which are a waste of money? (Hint: almost all of them!)
-Medicine: What cancer screening methods are effective? What’s the truth about stem cells?
-Alternative Medicine: Does acupuncture work? Can meditation or yoga make you healthy?
-Health Risks: Can cellphones cause tumors? Is it dangerous to drink from plastic bottles?
Using only the most current, most trustworthy scientific studies and interviews with the world’s top authorities, A Longer Life, A Healthier Life explodes dozens of medical “facts” we all believe and provides surprisingly hopeful information about the latest research breakthroughs.
An easy-to-use, definitive compendium of the most current facts from alternative and conventional medicine that directly affect our health and well-being.,
DR. SANJIV CHOPRA is Professor of Medicine and Faculty Dean for Continuing Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. He is Director, Clinical Hepatology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA. He has approximately 100 publications and four specialist books to his credit and is an Editor-in-Chief of UpToDate in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He lives in Weston, MA.
DR. ALAN LOTVIN is a cardiologist by training and practice. He holds a graduate degree from Columbia University, has been President and Chief Operating Officer of M/C Communications, a leading medical education provider, and was President of Specialty Pharmacy Services for Medco Health Solutions. He lives in Hopkinton, MA.
PETER LARKIN has lent his voice to over a dozen audiobooks, including works by Michael Savage and Neil Gaiman. He has won AudioFile Earphones awards for many of his narrations, including Life Among Giants by Bill Roorbach and Tomatoland by Barry Estabrook. Larkin has worked as a DJ, as a host of both a radio and a television show, and as a producer of many industrial films for many of the country’s top companies, corporations, and governmental agencies.
Doctor Chopra Says was published on December 21, 2010.The Doctor Chopra Says Audiobook is 1033 hours and 20 minutes. Speechify has the Abridged edition version of the audiobook.
Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.
Doctor Chopra Says includes the following subjects: Healthy Living. The BISAC Subject Code is Health & Fitness, Reference.
The author of Doctor Chopra Says is Sanjiv Chopra.
The narrator for the Doctor Chopra Says Audiobook is Sanjiv Chopra.