Medical Myths That Can Kill You - And the 101 Truths That Will Save, Extend, and Improve Your Life-logo

Medical Myths That Can Kill You - And the 101 Truths That Will Save, Extend, and Improve Your Life

Nancy L. Snyderman, M.D.

Do you know what's really good for you? In this age of countless miracle cures, it's vital to separate the myths that endanger your health from the medical facts you need. FACT: Unfiltered coffee can clog your arteries. FACT: Donating blood may lower your risk of heart disease. FACT: You don't really need eight glasses of water a day. FACT: Coughing won't help if you're having a heart attack. (But aspirin will!) We've become a nation of cyberchondriacs, diagnosing ourselves with false information and half-truths found on sketchy websites. In Medical Myths That Can Kill You, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News, provides clear, practical, scientifically proven advice that can lead you to a healthier, happier life. Discover the simple, everyday things that affect well-being, and get the information you need to revitalize your body, maintain your longevity, manage your care, and possibly even save a life-yours. From the Hardcover edition.

Do you know what's really good for you? In this age of countless miracle cures, it's vital to separate the myths that endanger your health from the medical facts you need. FACT: Unfiltered coffee can clog your arteries. FACT: Donating blood may lower your risk of heart disease. FACT: You don't really need eight glasses of water a day. FACT: Coughing won't help if you're having a heart attack. (But aspirin will!) We've become a nation of cyberchondriacs, diagnosing ourselves with false information and half-truths found on sketchy websites. In Medical Myths That Can Kill You, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News, provides clear, practical, scientifically proven advice that can lead you to a healthier, happier life. Discover the simple, everyday things that affect well-being, and get the information you need to revitalize your body, maintain your longevity, manage your care, and possibly even save a life-yours. From the Hardcover edition.
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Do you know what's really good for you? In this age of countless miracle cures, it's vital to separate the myths that endanger your health from the medical facts you need. FACT: Unfiltered coffee can clog your arteries. FACT: Donating blood may lower your risk of heart disease. FACT: You don't really need eight glasses of water a day. FACT: Coughing won't help if you're having a heart attack. (But aspirin will!) We've become a nation of cyberchondriacs, diagnosing ourselves with false information and half-truths found on sketchy websites. In Medical Myths That Can Kill You, Dr. Nancy Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News, provides clear, practical, scientifically proven advice that can lead you to a healthier, happier life. Discover the simple, everyday things that affect well-being, and get the information you need to revitalize your body, maintain your longevity, manage your care, and possibly even save a life-yours. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Length:

4h 40m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:36


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:58


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:17


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:49


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:50


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:33


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:45


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:40


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:31


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:01


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:57


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

03:51


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:41


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:47


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:21


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:43


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:17


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:34


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

02:28


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:48


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

02:02


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:53


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

03:54


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:15


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:54


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:36


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:50


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:09


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:36


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:13


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:58


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

03:31


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:24


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:38


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:01


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:00


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

03:42


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:36


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:45


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:59


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:07


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:02


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:11


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:46


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:18


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:40


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:43


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:51


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:20


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

04:21


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:41


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

03:37


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

03:01


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

02:56


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:08


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:29


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:22


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:41


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:18


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:53


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:22


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:02


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:10


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:06


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:00


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

00:55