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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780684856483
ISBN-10: 0684856484
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Fireside Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Gene Weingarten

Gene Weingarten is a columnist at The Washington Post and previously worked at the Detroit Free Press, The National Law Journal and as editor of The Miami Herald's Tropic Magazine. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland. Dave Barry is the author of many bestsellers including Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys, Dave Barry Turns 40 and Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up. A wildly popular syndicated columnist, Barry won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. He lives in Miami, FL.

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