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    The end of illness / David B. Agus ; with Kristin Loberg.
    by Agus, David, 1965-
    New York : Free Press, 2012.
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    Loberg, Kristin.
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    9781451610178 :
    1451610173 :
    Bib #: 
    801334
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    xiv, 335 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st Free Press hardcover ed.
    Contents: 
    How a cancer doctor met his greatest challenge to end all illness -- The Science and Art of Defining Your Health. What is health? : a new definition that changes everything -- A pound of cure: the simple ways to measure your health today and accept trade-offs in designing your health for tomorrow -- Go back to the future: why it pays to know your history and how to get it -- Rotten eggs and cute chicks: how environmental impacts can be huge where we least expect them, and insignificant where we most expect them -- Two French restaurants, one without butter: the weakness in DNA and the power in proteins -- The Elements of Healthy Style. Proceed with caution: studies, claims, and scare tactics -- The truth about synthetic shortcuts: how to save hundreds of dollars a year and rethink the need for supplements and vitamins -- The fallacy of "fresh": hidden dangers and opportunities in your local market -- Hot and heavy: what NFL football players and nuns can teach us about deadly inflammation and how to control it -- Running to sit still: the perils of a prolonged perch -- Timing is everything: the wonder drug of keeping a regular schedule -- The Future You. High-tech health: how virtual reality and knowledge from the video game world may one day save our lives -- The give-and-take: how sharing our medical information can make us live longer and better -- The art of doing nothing: honoring our body's natural healing powers -- Of mice and men and the search for the master switch: do we have to die? ; My final notes of hope.
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    A redefinition our conventional conceptions of health and illness, with new methods for living a long, healthy life. Based on research, Agus realized the best way to prevent and combat maladies like cancer, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, and neurodegeneration is to first embrace a totally new view of the human body. Dr. Agus offers insights and access to powerful new technologies that promise to transform medicine in our generation. This radically different approach that will change how we care for ourselves and how we develop the next generation of treatments and cures.--Excerpted from publisher.
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