Authoritative but easy-to-understand preventative health guide for the over 40s endorsed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners.
Discover how to prevent or detect the nine most common life-threatening illnesses and add years to your life.
What are your health risks? What screening tests should you have when? What early symptoms or signs should you really worry about? Are you concerned about a family member's health and how to motivate them to seek help?
You can take charge of your health with Save Your Life, a six-step plan for staying healthy longer that contains all the latest scientific information on prevention and early detection of the nine most common serious illnesses:
* heart disease * stroke * cancer * lung disease * depression * dementia * diabetes * kidney disease * osteoporosis.
Written by two of Australia's best-known practising GPs and endorsed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Save Your Life is an essential reference for everyone who cares about their own health or the health of someone they love.
Don't wait until you lose your health before it becomes important to you.
LEANNE ROWE is a rural general practitioner and Deputy Chancellor of Monash University. She is a former Chairman of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and holds academic appointments with the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne. She is a past recipient of the Best Contribution to Health Care in Australia' awarded by the Australian Medical Association. MICHAEL KIDD is Professor and Head of the Department of General Practice at the University of Sydney and works as a general practitioner in an inner city suburb. He was president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners from 2002-2006. He is a member of the executive committee of the World Organization of Family Doctors and their liaison person with the World Health Organization.
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