Wall Street Journal’s Five Top Health Books of 2010

December 22, 2010 7:35 am 1 comment

And the winners are:

"After the Diagnosis: Transcending Chronic Illness," by Julian Seifter with Betsy Seifter. What to do when you've been told you have chronic illness.

"Back to Life After a Heart Crisis: A Doctor and His Wife Share Their 8-Step Cardiac Comeback Plan," by Marc Wallack and Jamie Colby. It is what it says it is.

"Stress Less: The New Science That Shows Women How to Rejuvenate the Body and the Mind," by Thea Singer. How to relax more and age less.

"The Decision Tree: Taking Control of Your Health in the New Era of Personalized Medicine," by Tom Goetz. How to use data, the Web and technology to make better medical decisions and manage their own care.

"Stay Healthy at Every Age: What Your Doctor Wants You to Know," by Shantanu Nundy. Provides handy checklists and provides easy-to-understand explanations of the evidence behind such recommendations as taking aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease or getting a screening test for an abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Read more in the Wall Street Journal.

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