Show: Ask Dr. DeSilva

Dr. Sanjiv Chopra
Separating Medical Fact From Fiction
Topic Info
Dr. Sanjiv Chopra joins Dr. DeSilva to help us sort out some medical facts from medical myths, such as: Is coffee actually good for you? Can eating a small amount of nuts everyday help extend your life? Should you be drinking green tea? What about red wine? Is an aspirin a day a good idea? Listen in to see what the doctors have to say!
Guest Info
DR. SANJIV CHOPRA is Professor of Medicine and Faculty Dean for Continuing Medical Education at Harvard Medical School. He is Director of Clinical Hepatology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. He is the author of The Liver Book, has approximately 100 publications and four specialist books to his credit, and is an Editor-in-Chief of UpToDate in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr. Chopra was the recipient of the George W. Thorn Award, presented by the Brigham and Women's Hospital house staff, Harvard Medical School, in 1985 for his outstanding contribution to clinical education. In 1991 he received the highest accolade from the 1991 graduating class of Harvard Medical School, The Excellence in Teaching Award. In 1995 he was the recipient of the Robert S. Stone Award from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. In 1999 Boston Magazine listed him as one of the finest doctors in his specialty. In 2003 he was honored by being the recipient of the AGA Distinguished Educator Award.
Book Title
DR. CHOPRA SAYS: Medical Facts & Myths Everyone Should Know
Dr. Derrick DeSilva
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