Synopses & Reviews
The Checklist is organized to help guide a person through each phase of the aging process, helping individuals take the right precautions, at the right time in their lives, in order to avoid the most common health ills and pitandndash;falls.
Each chapter is organized by living decade. There is a chapter on what diseases to look for and how to maintain sold health habits during a person's 10andndash;20 (teens) decade, their 20's, 30's, 40's, up through their 70's.
According to Dr. Manny, as a person matures, each decade comes with it certain risks not seen in their previous decade of life. Each decade's health plan must be tailor made to fit a body as it matures, and if one acts preventatively and proactively and in accordance with Dr. Manny's simple maintenance breakdown, one can actually close the door to future lifeandndash;threatening diseases well into old age.
Plain spoken, and delivered in an easy question/answer format, Dr. Manny brings clarity to confusing health concerns, as well as an understanding of a body's overall health picture/arc as it ages.
In the tradition of YOU The Owner's Manual
, The Checklist
is organized as a guide to help individuals and families take the right precautions, at the right time in their lives, to avoid the most common health pitfalls and illnesses, and put them on the path to a vigorous and sound lifestyle.
Each decade in a person's life introduces new risks not seen in their previous ten years. A health plan must be tailor-made to fit a body as it matures decade to decade. Dr. Manny's friendly, easy explanations and simple maintenance breakdowns show people how to act preventively and proactively, without unnecessary fears or reliance on the abundance of outdated, counterproductive health myths. Dr. Manny's mission is to aid readers in their pursuit of living a healthy and long life, and to help close the door on future life-threatening illnesses using proven, sound medical knowledge.
A popular senior Fox News medical correspondent outlines a preventative health maintenance program that is tailored to the most common needs of every step of the aging process, in a reference that makes recommendations for minimizing each decade's associated health risks. 75,000 first printing.
About the Author
Manny Alvarez, M.D., is a dedicated medical professional and pioneer of innovative advances in medical technology. For nearly a decade, Dr. Manny has served as Chairman of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. He is also an adjunct professor of obstetrics and gynecology at New York University School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Manny is one of the most popular contributors to the FOX News Channel. He appears regularly on Fox and Friends, Fox News Live, and DaySide. Born in Cuba, Dr. Manny lives in New Jersey and is married to his lovely wife, Katarina. They have three children: Rex, Ryan, and Olivia.