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  • Nature's Lessons for a Long and Happy Life
  • By: David B. Agus MD
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The End of Illness comes an ingenious guide to what our fellow animals can teach us about living longer, healthier, happier lives.

Mother nature has a lot to teach us, if only we open our eyes. Pigeons and dolphins offer creative strategies for preserving our memories and warding off dementia, while squirrels and pigs harbor secrets for managing chronic pain. Rhinoceroses demonstrate the subtle power of our environments—and how to exercise better—while chimps have surprising parenting tips, not to mention great diet advice. Studying elephants has unlocked insights into preventing cancer, and we can look to giraffes for solutions to cardiovascular issues. Ants reveal the unusual benefits of collaboration and altruism, dogs are masterful mentors in living the good life, prairie voles hold clues to connection, and hitchhikers from our evolutionary past may bring us to the edge of immortality.

In The Book of Animal Secrets, visionary physician and biomedical researcher David B. Agus, MD, explores all these ways—and more—that we can harness the wonders of the animal kingdom in our own, very human lives. Filled with lively storytelling and astonishing practical takeaways, this revelatory guide will have you rethinking what’s possible for your health and wellbeing—now and for years to come.

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©2023 David B. Agus (P)2023 Simon & Schuster Audio

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Science and wisdom meet

Amazing research presented in a playful exuberant way. It’s hard not to be inspired and excited by the incredible research that humans have dedicated their lives to , in understanding the solutions that nature has always held in nourishing and healing . Our creator has gifted us an amazing world, that holds all the answers and this book celebrates human discovery of these truths. Loved it!

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