About the Author
Peter H. Gott, M. D. is Americas most popular medical columnist. His column appears in more than 350 newspapers worldwide. Dr. Gott has had a solo family/general practice in rural Connecticut since 1966 and is the medical director of the Hotchkiss School, a coed preparatory boarding school in his community.
Dr. Gott has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine, USA Today, Saturday Review, Working Mother, Lancet, Patient Care, and a host of other periodicals. His other books include "No House Calls: Irreverent Notes on the Practice of Medicine," "Summer Windows of Sconset," and "Live Longer, Live Better: Taking Care of Your Health."