Doctor Chopra Says by Sanjiv Chopra audiobook

Doctor Chopra Says: Medical Facts and Myths Everyone Should Know

By Dr. Sanjiv Chopra and Dr. Alan Lotvin , with David Fisher
Read by Dr. Sanjiv Chopra and Peter Larkin

Macmillan Audio 9781427210333
6.34 Hours 1
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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.

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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.

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Dr. Chopra Says [sic] is extremely informative and an excellent, practical giftbook for health-conscious friends and family. The Midwest Book Review

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Author Bio: Dr. Sanjiv Chopra

Author Bio: Dr. Sanjiv Chopra

Sanjiv Chopra is professor of medicine and faculty dean for continuing medical education at Harvard Medical School and is the director of clinical hepatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. He has approximately one hundred publications and four specialist books to his credit and has received numerous awards, including the Excellence in Teaching Award from Harvard Medical School. With Dr. Alan Lotvin and David Fisher, he is the author of Live Better, Live Longer and Leadership by Example. He lives in Weston, Massachusetts.

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Author Bio: Dr. Alan Lotvin

Author Bio: Dr. Alan Lotvin

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Author Bio: David Fisher

Author Bio: David Fisher

David Fisher has coauthored several New York Times bestsellers, including Gracie and All My Best Friends with George Burns and The Umpire Strikes Back with Ron Luciano. The audio version of Gracie won a Grammy Award in 1990. He has written on a wide variety of subjects, and his work has appeared on bestseller lists around the world. Fisher has written for the New York Times, Newsday, Sports Illustrated, and Car and Driver. He is also the author of the new videogame MadeMan. Fisher lives in New York City with his wife, Laura.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 6.34
Audience: Adult
Language: English