The End of Illness

Even as the publishing industry staggers through its geologic shift, one genre remains impervious to change or threat: the self-help book. These advice-packed tomes generally come in two distinct flavors: either a get-tough pep talk about discipline and self-control, the sort of thing one might expect from a high-school gym coach, or a set of bromides Grandma might have offered, advising moderation in all things. The End of Illness, an entry (in the health subcategory) from January, sets out to explain how we all might live to the age of 90. Naturally, it tilts toward the grandmotherly end of the self-help spectrum. “Consider getting a dog,” advise its authors, the oncologist and entrepreneur David Agus and his co-writer Kristin Loberg. But they’ve added to the formula with an enjoyable bonus: an interesting if self-serving foray into the futuristic world of proteomics. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2012-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]

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