Marianne J. Legato, M.D., F.A.C.P., is an internationally known academic physician, author, lecturer, and specialist in gender-specific medicine. She is Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medical School.
In “Why Men Die First,” she examines the reasons that men are more susceptible to illness and explains what they need to do to live longer. She identifies problems that both men and women care about, including:
* How men’s reluctance to speak frankly to their physicians can kill them.
*Men’s biological predisposition to infection and how best to protect against it.
*The real causes of male depression and how to treat it.
*The risks inherent to the male heart, and ways to correct coronary disease–even late in life.
“Why Men Die First” is an enlightening read. It is recommended for everyone who is concerned about this issue.