Heart : an owner's guide
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Published
New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2024.
Format
Book
Edition
First American edition.
ISBN
9780744092424, 0744092426
Physical Desc
207 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Status
Wausau - MCPL - Adult Nonfiction New
612.17 BARRE
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Hatley - MCPL - Adult Nonfiction New
612.17 BARRE
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Published
New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2024.
Edition
First American edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780744092424, 0744092426

Notes

General Note
First American Edition, 2024
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-201) and index.
Description
Every question answered about this most vital organ: your heart! Discover the key to a long, healthy life as leading cardiologist Dr. paddy Barrett explains exactly how your heart works, what the risks to heart health are, and how to mitigate them. Master your own anatomy and discover how your heart functions. Find out why lifestyle matters and how to keep your heart in good shape. Take control of your own health -- know what tests to ask for and how to interpret the results. To understand your body is to own it. It might even save your life. - (back cover)
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Become body literate with Heart: An Owner's Guide, the next book in The Body Literacy Library, a helpful series that will break down heart health for a new generation of readers. Heart: An Owner's Guide is an informative, practical, and engaging introduction to all aspects of heart health to live well and longer. Find the key to a long, healthy life and your cardiac risk. Author Dr Paddy Barrett is an engaging and media-friendly Consultant Cardiologist specializing in preventative health care. He translates medical jargon into simple, straightforward prose, answering frequently asked patient queries, such as Should I take aspirin? Are heart attacks hereditary? Is red wine healthy? And much more. In this book, you can find: -Easy-to-follow science and lifestyle advice with simple Q & As. -Illustrations with data-driven images that show how certain lifestyle choices impact your health. -Best tips to help you know how to best care for your body and heart. -Chapters that outline the vital organ and how it works, risks for heart problems, and what to do to improve heart health. From what you should eat (or not) and exercising smarter to why stress is as dangerous as smoking, this hard-working book applies science to the every day, with simple illustrations, checklists, FAQs, and myth busters, all supported by the latest medical research. Heart: An Owner's Guide won't just help you understand your body better. -- ONIX annotations (01/17/2024)

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Barrett, P. (2024). Heart: an owner's guide (First American edition.). DK Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Barrett, Paddy. 2024. Heart: An Owner's Guide. DK Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Barrett, Paddy. Heart: An Owner's Guide DK Publishing, 2024.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Barrett, Paddy. Heart: An Owner's Guide First American edition., DK Publishing, 2024.

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