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A Short Guide to a Long Life [Kindle Edition]

David B Agus MD
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

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A Short Guide to a Long Life explores the simple idea that a healthy tomorrow starts with good habits today.” (Fortune)

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The New York Times bestselling book of simple rules everyone should follow in order to live a long, healthy life, featuring illustrations throughout, from the author of The End of Illness.

In his international bestseller, The End of Illness, Dr. David B. Agus shared what he has learned from his work as a pioneering cancer doctor, revealing the innovative steps he takes to prolong the lives of not only cancer patients, but all those who want to enjoy a vigorous, lengthy life. Now Dr. Agus has turned his research into a practical and concise illustrated handbook for everyday living.

A Short Guide to a Long Life is divided into three sections (What to Do, What to Avoid, and Doctor’s Orders) that provide the definitive answers to many common and not-so-common questions: Who should take a baby aspirin daily? Are flu shots safe? What constitutes “healthy” foods? Are airport scanners hazardous? Dr. Agus believes optimal health begins with our daily routines. His book will help you develop new patterns of personal health care, using inexpensive and widely available tools that are based on the latest and most reliable science.

An accessible and essential handbook for preparing for visits to the doctor and maintaining control of your future, “A Short Guide to a Long Life explores the simple idea that a healthy tomorrow starts with good habits today” (Fortune).

Product Details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 5507 KB
  • Print Length: 209 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster; 1 edition (Jan. 7 2014)
  • Sold by: Simon & Schuster Canada, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00BSBVDCO
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #53,972 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it Jan. 11 2014
By John V
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Read it after End of Illness and found it to be a great follow up. Actually read it on my iPhone and fond it a handy way to read it. And having it on my phone from here on in will allow me to revisit again and again.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Concise, well written, Informative Feb. 25 2014
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Agus has compiled a well written list of life's do's and don'ts that, if followed would lead to longer, happier and healthier lives for all of us. He really drives home the notion that "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great tips for a long life May 18 2014
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David Angus wrote the New York Times bestseller "The End of Illness". This book distilled some of his most poignant advice from the book "The End of Illness". Simple, easy to read and grasp, this advice will change your thinking and change your actions, and will lead you to start living healthier and smarter. With 65 different prescriptive advices, plus some guidelines for specific age ranges and some additional top ten things to do to endure good health, Angus once again does a great job in equipping to ensure that the life you are living from a health standpoint will put you on a path for a long life.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Recommend this read Oct. 28 2014
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Short chapters. Simple explanations and rules to follow that cut through a lot of nonsense. We get so wrapped up in pills, diets, supplements and fads that we forget about the basics. Recommend this read.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Quick easy read April 19 2015
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Has some really interesting and useful tips for making small changes that can add up to big health benefits in your life. I did many of them before but more intuitively, This book helps to confirm that there is scientific evidence to continue doing what I have been doing.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Short Guide to a Long Life May 22 2014
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An excellent book. I provide psychotherapy to a wide variety of patients and find this book extremely helpful to many of them; particularly younger individuals and couples. A well-grounded reference. Items covered in the book are often about 2-3 pages in length.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Cheap and Quick March 8 2014
By Gordon Ritchie TOP 500 REVIEWER
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At a minimal cost (in kindle format) this is a useful recapitulation of the current received wisdom on how to become and stay healthy. It is not revolutionary but is useful.
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5.0 out of 5 stars simple and to the point Feb. 27 2014
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This book sets a new standard on how health books should be written as it gets right to the point and does it in a very clear and understandable manner that non med industry readers will easily absorb.
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