The Slim Book of Health Pearls: The Perfect Prescription

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iUniverse, Feb 10, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 72 pages
As the population increases, there is a greater demand for prescription drugs of all categories. The ultimate decision to take these medications rests with the patient who relies on a healthcare professionals advice. Medications carry benefits, risks, and the potential for medical errors. Patient vigilance is necessary to eliminate these errors that could result in serious or fatal consequences. In The Slim Book of Health Pearls, authors Sheldon Cohen and Megan Godwin offer advice on how to promote long-term health through the benefits of exercise as an alternative or adjunct to medication. They discuss how many different ailments can benefit from the simple act of exercise, especially with a well-designed program completed with physician supervision. Cohen and Godwin list the many symptoms and illnesses that benefit from exercise, detailing the research and the reasons why these benefits occur. With examples included, The Slim Book of Health Pearls discusses how following a physician-designed exercise regimen on a regular basis may obviate the need for medication and will also provide lifelong benefits.

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Sheldon Cohen is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine and has worked in many areas of the medical field. He has written twelve books. Megan Godwin attends the University of Oklahoma where she majors in health and exercise science and minors in zoology and chemistry.

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