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The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death.149
When every hiccup sounds like the call of doom, each stomach pang hints at incipient cancer and a headache means its time to firm up your last will and testament, THE HYPOCHONDRIAC'S GUIDE provides just the relief you need. Gene Weingarten has spent his whole life immersed in the eclectic details of bizarre symptoms, self-diagnosing every minor ache as a potentially deadly disease. Weingarten examines: - The mind of the hypochondriac - How your doctor can kill you - Ulcers and other visceral fears - The snap, crackle and pops of your body that spell disaster - Things that can take an eye out - Interpreting DocSpeak THE HYPOCHONDRIAC'S GUIDE is 'flat out the funniest book on hypochondria ever written' New York Daily News.
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New York Daily News Flat out the funniest book on hypochondria ever written. Alexandra Jacobs Entertainment Weekly Weingarten half-merrily, half-anxiously dispenses with journalistic objectivity...and fleshes out concerns about his own mortality in detail that's not for the squeamish. Allen B. Weisse, M.D. Journal of the American Medical Association If laughter is therapeutic, then this guide is sure to succeed, keeping all of us -- patients and physicians alike -- in stitches. Jackie Jones Bleecker The San Diego Union-Tribune The definitive laugh-out-loud handbook....Hilarious. And Scary.
Gene Weingarten is a nationally syndicated humor columnist and a Pulitzer Prize-winning staff writer for The Washington Post. He lives in Washington, DC. Dave Barry is the author of more bestsellers than you can count on two hands, including Lessons From Lucy, Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys, Dave Barry Turns 40, and Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up. A wildly popular syndicated columnist best known for his booger jokes, Barry won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. He lives in Miami.