America is in a chronic state of confusion and anxiety about matters ofhealth. Each day, we are bombarded with news of medical breakthroughs,wonder drugs, and hidden dangers. Now author and radio host Dr. DeanEdell clears things up with this at-home medical resource that squarelyconfronts more than five hundred common health concerns, including:The skinny on fat, carbs, Atkins, and XenicalSex, with a look at Viagra, orgasms, chlamydia, and HPV"e;Alternative medicine"e; and the myths of herbs, essential oils,and supplementsWomen's issues, from fertility to breast-feeding to fibroidsBotox, breast implants, and the business of beautyInfectious diseases, from the common cold to the WestNile virusCancerbreast, colon, prostateand advances in earlyscreening and treatmentAddictions, including coffee, booze, grass, Vicodin, and PaxilContaining quizzes, symptom checklists, web links, and recommendedreading lists, this invaluable guide will help you take charge of your ownhealth, save time and money, and alleviate anxiety over health issues today.
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Healthiness
Dr. Dean's Straight-Talk Answers to Hundreds of Your Most Pressing Health Questions
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