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Live Better, Live Longer

The New Studies That Reveal What's Really Good---and Bad---for Your Health

Sanjiv Chopra, Alan Lotvin, David Fisher


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Every day, you hear about new medical studies touted as the "next big thing that will save your life." But how can you tell which claims are real and which are bogus? Live Better, Live Longer gives you the answers.

Live Better, Live Longer explains the latest research to provide you with the most accurate medical information. You will learn about the right diet, the best cancer-screening methods, the incredible power of coffee to prevent disease, the real value of vitamins and supplements, the truth about the dangers of cell phones, the facts behind vaccinations, and the scientific information you and your family need to lead a happier and healthier life.

Praise For Live Better, Live Longer: The New Studies That Reveal What's Really Good---and Bad---for Your Health

“With wisdom and wit, Sanjiv Chopra and Alan Lotvin show how to navigate the vast sea of health information, from vaccines to vitamins, cold remedies to colonoscopies, marijuana to mammograms. The reader will benefit from this prescription of a healthy dose of skepticism and common sense.” —Jerome Groopman, New York Times bestselling author of How Doctors Think

“Helpful, accessible information about a broad variety of health concerns.” —Kirkus Reviews

“A tremendously useful book.” —Nicholas H. Fiebach, M.D., professor of clinical medicine, Columbia University

St. Martin's Griffin, 9780312376932, 496pp.

Publication Date: March 13, 2012

About the Author

DR. SANJIV CHOPRA is Professor of Medicine & Faculty Dean for Continuing Medical Education at Harvard Medical School, and Director of Clinical Hepatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He has approximately 100 publications and 4 specialist books to his credit. He has received numerous awards including the Excellence in Teaching Award from Harvard Medical School. With Dr. Alan Lotvin and David Fisher, he is the author of Live Better, Live Longer. He lives in Weston, Massachusetts.

DR. ALAN LOTVIN is a cardiologist. He is a co-author of Dr. Sanjiv Chopra's Live Better, Live Longer, along with David Fisher. He holds a graduate degree from Columbia University and is the chief executive officer of ICORE Healthcare. He was president and chief operating officer of M/C Communications, a leading medical education provider, and prior to that was president of Specialty Pharmacy Services for Medco Health Solutions. He lives in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.

David Fisher is the author of more than twenty New York Times bestsellers. His work has also appeared in most major magazines and many newspapers. He lives in New York with his wife and two sons.