As Faculty Dean of Continuing Medical Education at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Sanjiv Chopra provides the most up-to-date medical information to thousands of doctors from around the world each year. Now, in this book, he and Dr. Alan Lotvin bring this important, life-changing information directly to people everywhere, so that you too can benefit from the best, most reliable medical knowledge available today. Not every study that the media reports on is reliable, and Drs. Chopra and Lotvin show readers how they can tell which ones to pay to attention and which to ignore. In this book they explore medicine's most controversial and exciting subjects, revealing new breakthroughs that affect your health and debunking the myths that you've always wondered about. It answers questions about a wide range of topics. Highlights include: Is wine the best medicine? Which cancer screening methods are effective? Is there a "best" diet for you? What one vitamin should everyone be taking? (And why you can throw away all the rest.) Are statins the new miracle drug? Filled with advice from many of the top medical experts in their respective fields, Doctor Chopra Says gives you the tools you need to make the right decisions for your health. Abridged on 5 compact discs. Read by Dr. Sanjiv Chopra and Peter Larkin.
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