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Medical Myths That Can Kill You: And the 101 Truths That Will Save, Extend, and Improve Your Life

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MEDICAL NEWS THIS Doctor WANTS YOU TO KNOW

MYTH: Vaccinations are just for kids.

FACT: More than 500,000 adults get shingles each year. It is a painful rash that results from a childhood chicken pox infection and can be prevented by getting a shingles vaccine in adulthood.

MYTH: Vitamin C prevents colds.

FACT: It can actually be harmful when taken in large doses over long periods of time.

MYTH: If Im not overweight, Im not at risk of heart attack.

FACT: Thin people die of heart attacks every day. The real culprits are smoking, cholesterol, and triglycerides.

Stop diagnosing yourself with false information and half-truths found on sketchy websites. In Medical Myths That Can Kill You, Dr. Nancy L. Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News, provides clear, practical, scientifically proven advice that can lead you to a healthier, happier life.

Synopsis:

In her trademark practical and straightforward way, Dr. Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News, reveals the truths behind unscientific, undocumented, and dangerous medical myths.

Synopsis:

MEDICAL NEWS THIS Doctor WANTS YOU TO KNOW

MYTH: Vaccinations are just for kids.

FACT: More than 500,000 adults get shingles each year. It is a painful rash that results from a childhood chicken pox infection and can be prevented by getting a shingles vaccine in adulthood.

MYTH: Vitamin C prevents colds.

FACT: It can actually be harmful when taken in large doses over long periods of time.

MYTH: If I'm not overweight, I'm not at risk of heart attack.

FACT: Thin people die of heart attacks every day. The real culprits are smoking, cholesterol, and triglycerides.

Stop diagnosing yourself with false information and half-truths found on sketchy websites. In Medical Myths That Can Kill You, Dr. Nancy L. Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News, provides clear, practical, scientifically proven advice that can lead you to a healthier, happier life.

About the Author

NANCY L. SNYDERMAN, M.D., F.A.C.S., is on staff in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pennsylvania and has received numerous research grants from the American Cancer Society and the Kellogg Foundation. Already known to millions of viewers worldwide as the chief medical editor for NBC News, she appears regularly on Today, Nightly News with Brian Williams, Dateline, and elsewhere.

Visit Nancy on BeWell.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307406149
Author:
Snyderman, Nancy L
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Author:
Snyderman, Nancy L., M.D.
Author:
Nancy L. Snyderman, M.D.
Author:
Snyderman, Nancy L.
Author:
Nancy L. Snyderman, M.D., Chief Medical Editor, NBC News
Subject:
General
Subject:
Safety
Subject:
Health Care Issues
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
General Medical
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
306
Dimensions:
9.18x6.34x.84 in. .76 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In her trademark practical and straightforward way, Dr. Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News, reveals the truths behind unscientific, undocumented, and dangerous medical myths.
"Synopsis" by , MEDICAL NEWS THIS Doctor WANTS YOU TO KNOW

MYTH: Vaccinations are just for kids.

FACT: More than 500,000 adults get shingles each year. It is a painful rash that results from a childhood chicken pox infection and can be prevented by getting a shingles vaccine in adulthood.

MYTH: Vitamin C prevents colds.

FACT: It can actually be harmful when taken in large doses over long periods of time.

MYTH: If I'm not overweight, I'm not at risk of heart attack.

FACT: Thin people die of heart attacks every day. The real culprits are smoking, cholesterol, and triglycerides.

Stop diagnosing yourself with false information and half-truths found on sketchy websites. In Medical Myths That Can Kill You, Dr. Nancy L. Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News, provides clear, practical, scientifically proven advice that can lead you to a healthier, happier life.

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