The 100-year Life – Living and Working in An Age of Longevity,
Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott, Bloomsbury Business, 2017
The three phase life (education, employment, retirement) is history now: gone forever. Maybe we will have (learn, work, rest, learn, work, rest…).
Or (learn, work/learn, work/learn, ..). I hope resting time can be in the mix occasionally. This change is due to the gig economy and longer life expectations. This book shows how to rethink your finances, your education, your career and your relationships and create a fulfilling 100-year life.
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Gene Machine : How Genetic Technologies Are Changing the Way We Have Kids – and the Kids We Have
By Rochman, Bonnie
Book – 2017
Digital Doctor : Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age
By Wachter, Robert
Book – 2015
Cracking the Aging Code
The New Science of Growing Old– and What It Means for Staying Young
By Mitteldorf, Josh
Book – 2016
Summary: get exercise and almost starve yourself if you want a long life. The author is a MIT researcher.
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Cracking the Aging Code : A New Look at Growing Old
Book – 2016
The Death of Cancer –
After Fifty Years on the Front Lines of Medicine, A Pioneering Oncologist Reveals Why the War on Cancer Is Winnable — and How We Can Get There, Vincent T. DeVita, 2015
This book is intended for the layman, for anyone who wants to know more about cancer. The author talks of experiences in the clinic, treating patients, and in the research lab, investigating medicines. He discusses how he discovered that medicines can be combined for use in chemotherapy. I like that his lab emphasized the scientific method, at a time when other research hospitals seemed unscientific.
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One in A Billion The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medi By Johnson, Mark & Kathleen Gallagher Book – 2016
Lyme Disease – Why It’s Spreading, How It Makes You Sick, and What to Do About It By Alan G. Barbour, Book – 2015
Our knowledge of Lyme disease and related diseases has been improving in the last few years. Lyme is notable because it is hard to diagnose and its long term effects are debilitating, including arthritis and nerve damage. The aparrent increase in incidence of the disease could be due to it previously being mistaken for other diseases. This book stands out from others as being authoritative while still quite readable.
Humans 3.0 The Upgrading of the Species By Nowak, Peter (Book – 2015 )
New Beginnings Acquiring and Living with A Cochlear Implant (Book – 2013)