Dimensions: 208 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.8 in
Published: January 7, 2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1476730954
ISBN - 13: 9781476730950
From the Publisher
The New York Times bestselling book of simple rules
everyone should follow in order to live a long, healthy life,
featuring illustrations throughout, from the author of The End
In his international bestseller, The End of Illness, Dr.
David B. Agus shared what he has learned from his work as a
pioneering cancer doctor, revealing the innovative steps he takes
to prolong the lives of not only cancer patients, but all those who
want to enjoy a vigorous, lengthy life. Now Dr. Agus has turned his
research into a practical and concise illustrated handbook for
A Short Guide to a Long Life is divided into three
sections (What to Do, What to Avoid, and Doctor's Orders) that
provide the definitive answers to many common and not-so-common
questions: Who should take a baby aspirin daily? Are flu shots
safe? What constitutes "healthy" foods? Are airport scanners
hazardous? Dr. Agus believes optimal health begins with our daily
routines. His book will help you develop new patterns of personal
health care, using inexpensive and widely available tools that are
based on the latest and most reliable science.
An accessible and essential handbook for preparing for visits to
the doctor and maintaining control of your future, "A Short
Guide to a Long Life explores the simple idea that a healthy
tomorrow starts with good habits today" (Fortune).
About the Author
David B. Agus is a cancer doctor and biomedical researcher. He is a professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California and heads U.S.C.'s Westside Cancer Center and the Center for Applied Molecular Medicine. He has written several books including The End of Illness and A Short Guide to a Long Life.
"[A] small but important book… This is a book that could change
your life, literally. Even following half the tips can make a huge
difference in how you feel each day…If you are going to check out a
new book this summer, A Short Guide to a Long Life is a great one
to start with."