A Woman's Guide To Healthy Aging

Publisher: Barlow Publishing

The internet is flooded with tips about how to look younger, but what women of a certain age really need is an expert's guide to healthy aging — and that is just what Toronto family doctor Dr. Vivien Brown offers in this concise guide. A Woman's Guide to Healthy Aging is the first book written by a medical authority to tackle the key challenges women face as they grow older, including brain health and heart disease. As a noted expert on many aspects of women's health, Dr. Brown deals with these issues head on every day. Practical and informative, this guide covers the top seven issues she believes are most important: nutrition, exercise and sleep, brain health, immunization and disease prevention, menopause, cardiac health, and osteoporosis. Sweeping aside the myths and sales tricks that plague women every day, Dr. Brown offers sensible advice based on the latest scientific evidence.

About Vivien Brown

Dr. Vivien Brown is a family physician in Toronto, Ontario. As president of the Federation of Medical Women of Canada, she raises awareness about healthy aging and women’s health. She is vice-president of medical affairs at Medisys Health Group, and a noted international and national speaker on wellness, continuing medical education, and women’s health. As a member of numerous advisory bodies for both the provincial and federal government, she helps to make decisions about healthcare of Canadians.


Her numerous distinctions include being named 2012 Physician of the Year (Toronto Region) by Ontario College of Family Physicians and the 2011 Physician of the Year by KMH, an international diagnostic facility.


Among her many awards, Dr. Brown received the prestigious Enid Johnson MacLeod Award from the Federation of Medical Women of Canada for teaching in women’s health.

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Binding EAN ISBN-10 Pub Date PAGES Language Size Price
Paperback 9781988025223 1988025222 2017-10-16 192 0.00 x 6.06 x 8.70 in $24.95
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