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"Dr. Nancy Snyderman debunks popular medical myths that are dangerous to your health in this practical book. I recommend it for its sound advice about self-care and intelligent use of medical tests and treatments."
—Andrew Weil, M.D., author of Healthy Aging
"Millions of people listen to what Dr. Nancy Snyderman has to say and for very good reason. In Medical Myths That Can Kill You she gives lifesaving advice that cuts through the current medical confusion to tell you what you really need to know today to live a long and healthy tomorrow."
—Dean Ornish, M.D., author of The Spectrum
"In her typical fun yet authoritative fashion, Dr Snyderman saves lives by busting the 7 greatest myths that pierce our health."
—Mehmet Oz, M.D., bestselling author of YOU: Staying Young and YOU: On A Diet
"In Medical Myths, Dr. Nancy Snyderman takes you where you have never been--into her heart, her wealth of experience as a pediatrician, surgeon, and medical correspondent, and into her life. This book is unlike any other. Reading it will give you the same information, knowledge, and compassion as if you sat down with your best friend who happened to be a highly experienced, wise, and warm physician."
—Alice D. Domar, Ph.D., Executive Director Domar Center for Mind/Body Health; Author, Be Happy Without Being Perfect
"Nancy Snyderman is a skillful surgeon who cuts through the medical myths and guides us to the truths that we can use! Everyone needs this book!"
—Susan Love, M.D., President and Medical Director Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation
"Truth #102: Medical information doesn't have to be indigestible. When Nancy L. Snyderman, M.D. is dispensing it, her straightforward approach to healthcare is just what the doctor ordered."
—Meredith Vieira, Co-host Today
From the Hardcover edition.
NANCY L. SNYDERMAN, M.D., F.A.C.S., is on staff in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pennsylvania and has received numerous research grants from the American Cancer Society and the Kellogg Foundation. Already known to millions of viewers worldwide as the chief medical editor for NBC News, she appears regularly on Today, Nightly News with Brian Williams, Dateline, and elsewhere.
Visit Nancy on BeWell.com
Great book with important information by an acclaimed doctor. Common sense medical teachings written in understandable terminology. A book for all to have on their shelf.Published 19 months ago by Donna M. Leahy
I'm afraid I didn't really read this book. I thought I would like it, but just didn't feel I got anything out of it. Read morePublished on August 4, 2013 by Patricia A Maple
Well, lets just say the book (and title) is highly misleading as others have suggested. I don't feel the book deserves any stars because it is a book on our health and she is a... Read morePublished on December 12, 2012 by Fox
Glanced through this at the library... I'm not sure how anyone
who recommends Dean Ornish's high carbohydrate, super low fat diet
as healthy should be preaching to... Read more
Friendly in tone, open and self-disclosing, informative, lucent - a great self-care primer, accessible reference book. Read morePublished on June 29, 2009 by Pavel Somov, Ph.D., author of "Lotus Effect," "Present Perfect," & "Eating the Moment"
The author gives the reader an excellent text book on personal health care -- yes a text book, not a novel.Published on June 25, 2009 by Oscar E. Salmassy
Not sure if she's dispelling myths or creating them based on her assertion that Hepatitis C is spread through sexual activity. Read morePublished on March 24, 2009 by Cowan Redpath
Medical Myths That Can Kill You makes for great non fiction listening. The material in this book is as engaging as the title. Read morePublished on February 26, 2009 by Jessica Teel
This book is a good one for your library because it answers some key questions so that you don't have to keep calling your doctor. Read morePublished on February 24, 2009 by Rita Warren