A Short Guide to a Long Life

A Short Guide to a Long Life

By David B. Agus; Chieun Ko-Bistrong (Illustrator); Kristin Loberg

Simon & Schuster, Hardcover, 9781476730950, 190pp.

Publication Date: January 7, 2014

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").

About the Author
David B. Agus, MD, is a professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California and heads U.S.C.'s Westside Cancer Center and the Center for Applied Molecular Medicine. He lives in Beverly Hills, California.

Kristin Loberg has collaborated on a lengthy list of successful books, including three #1 "New York Times" bestsellers, most recently "The End of Illness" by David B. Agus, MD.

Praise For A Short Guide to a Long Life
“The little volume contains Agus’s starkest, most clear-cut prescriptions yet…in a field rife with caveats, Agus speaks with a ringing clarity.” --Wired

“Little line drawings and a conversational, fatherly tone make this guide light and easy to follow…readers who have already taken Agus as a health guru will love it.” --Publishers Weekly