Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 272 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 in
Published: April 12, 2011
Publisher: Gallery Books
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1439167427
ISBN - 13: 9781439167427
About the Book
Dr. Stork explains how just a few small tweaks to daily habits can help people live longer, feel stronger, and conquer many chronic conditions--such as some of the biggest killers in America: heart disease, type II diabetes, and some cancers--before they happen.
Read from the Book
ONE BE YOUR OWN HEALTH GURU “Doctor, don’t let my son die,” a frantic man with a little boy in his arms said to me as he ran into the ER. He laid the boy down on a gurney. “Please save him!” I noted that his son was blue and barely breathing. It was midnight on my first shift as a full-fledged emergency room doctor. I was a young physician in training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, and I was working my first-ever shift completely on my own, moonlighting in a small ER in a remote little town in Tennessee. I had confidence in my skills and training, but it was an incredibly scary experience to know that for the first time ever, I was solo and had no backup. Until this particular night I had always been under the supervision of an attending physician, but now I was completely on my own. Until that moment it had been a quiet night, punctuated only by the sounds of the cleaning crew, the vending machines, and the beeps of hospital equipment. I was partway through a twenty-four-hour shift, and feeling good since nothing catastrophic had happened. As I looked at the boy, who was helpless and at the edge of death, I felt an overwhelming sense of responsibility and dread, accompanied by an adrenaline rush from having the opportunity to put my skills to the test. It was a feeling no amount of medical training could have prepared me for. I thought, This is where the rubber meets the road. My brain switched into my doctor’s autop
From the Publisher
DO YOU KNOW WHO THE GREATEST HEALTH GURU IN HISTORY IS? IT’S YOU.
DR. TRAVIS STORK, #1 New York Times bestselling author and popular host of The Doctors, will show you how to transform your own health in seven simple steps.
Thanks to his appearances on Dr. Phil and Larry King Live and as host of the hit show The Doctors , Travis Stork has become one of the most widely recognized medical experts on television. In The Doctor Is In , Stork demystifies the often-intimidating topic of health, emphasizing that being healthy is an important and achievable goal, and he encourages readers to engage in healthy behavior every single day. .
In his trademark big-brotherly style, Stork breaks down the building blocks to good health and offers easy-to-follow advice for establishing and maintaining overall wellness for readers of every age and fitness level. Stork decodes many nutrition myths, including the effectiveness of eating raw food, whether microwaving food removes nutrients, the benefit of drinking eight glasses of water daily, and much more. In addition, Stork describes simple ways to measure daily progress, providing both motivation and reassurance to readers who decide to make a commitment to healthy living. Packed with interesting facts and eye-opening medical advice, The Doctor Is In is a fun-to-read roadmap to health from one of today’s most high-profile medical experts. .
About the Author
Travis Stork, MD is a physician and television personality, best known for appearing on The Bachelor, and as host of the talk show, The Doctors. Stork graduated magna cum laude from Duke University, and earned his M.D. from the University of Virginia. He completed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Stork is the author of The Doctor Is In: A 7-Step Prescription for Optimal Wellness, The Lean Belly Prescription: The Fast and Foolproof Diet and Weight-Loss Plan from America's Top Urgent-Care Doctor, and The Doctor's Diet: Dr. Travis Stork's STAT Program to Help You Lose Weight & Restore Your Health.