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The Bookshelf: Dec. 8, 2015

In this week's Bookshelf, our content partner Kirkus Reviews highlights The Lucky Years.

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THE LUCKY YEARS: How to Thrive in the Brave New World of Health

by David B. Agus

A pioneering oncologist explores the latest advancements in general medicine. In previous volumes, Agus … offered useful, accessible health tips for attaining prime physical health. Here, he expands on that platform by addressing readers from a futuristic vantage point and insightfully discusses how recent technological trends have the ability to boost both the medical industry’s ability to effectively treat patients and its public perception, something that has incrementally declined through the last decade… At its bare-bones minimum, the book reiterates the enduring importance of quality sleep, sex, and touch, though more enterprising readers interested in breakthrough clinical developments will find Agus’ explorations of gene therapy, immunotherapy, and revolutionary stem cell research highly informative… Practical health information fortified with exciting news from the forefront of modern medical technology.

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