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Last Well Person

Last Well Person - 04 edition

Last Well Person - 04 edition

ISBN13: 9780773527959

ISBN10: 0773527958

Last Well Person by Nortin M. Hadler - ISBN 9780773527959
Edition: 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
Published: 2004
International: No
Last Well Person by Nortin M. Hadler - ISBN 9780773527959

ISBN13: 9780773527959

ISBN10: 0773527958

Edition: 04

Summary

The Last Well Person offers practical solutions on topics including aging, obesity, diabetes, and back problems. Even your doctor will want to consult it! If you're not afraid of seeing conventional wisdom overturried by hard facts, if you're ready to educate yourself and to trust your own judgment, you are ready for Dr. Hadler.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Pt. 1. The Methuselah complex

1. Interventional cardiology and kindred delusions
2. Fats, fads, and fate
3. You and your colon
4. Breast cancer and how the women's movement got it wrong
5. Prostate envy

Pt. 2. Worried sick

6. Musculoskeletal predicaments
7. Medicalization of the "worried well"
8. Turning aging into a disease
9. Health hazards in the hateful job
10. Why are alternative and complementary therapies thriving?