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Consumer Reports- The Best of HEALTH (Newly Revised & Updated)
Consumer Reports- The Best of HEALTH - Newly Revised & Updated Author:Marvin M. Lipman 275 Questions You've ALWAYS Wanted to Ask Your Doctor — Q: I've heard so many opinions, pro and con, about flu shots. Who should get a flu shot? How effective is it? When is the best time to get one? — Q: Is there any difference between aspirin and ibuprofen in their tendency to inhibit the blood-clotting action of platelets? — Q: I'm a 42-year-old... more » woman with receding gums and bone loss around my teeth. My dentist recommends that I take calcium supplements to delay further bone loss. Is this the best treatment for my condition?
Q: Because of a herniated disk, I've been suffering from lower-back pain that radiates to my leg. Is surgery usually necessary, or could other treatment relieve tha pain?
Medical and dental experts give answers to these questions and hundreds more in this easy-to-read book covering Alzheimer's disease to pain medications. Topics are listed alphabetically and related questions are grouped together. "The Best of Health" also includes 19 "Office Visit" columns, a regular feature in Consumer Reports on Health that offers practical advice based on case histories taken from the files of Irwin Mandel, D.D.S., and Marvin M. Lipman, M.D., longtime medical adviser to Consumer Reports. Whether the topic is diet and nutrition, heart and lung problems, headaches, children's health, or common aches and pains, you'll find it covered here. Both a valuable reference and a browser's delight, "The Best of Health" is just what the doctor ordered for your home medical library.« less