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Take Care of Yourself: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self-care

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Take Care of Yourself is the world's best-selling health guide, and the only one that has been found to help reduce visits to the doctor and save money. Covering nearly 200 health-care problems and symptoms, it is easy to use, even in a crisis. Readers can locate their symptoms in the easily navigable guide and find a complete explanation of likely causes and possible home ...more
Paperback, Eighth Edition, 384 pages
Published November 3rd 2004 by Da Capo Press (first published January 28th 1968)
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Cecilia Hernandez
Dec 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
exceptional very informative book . highly recommend it ! easy to read and understand.
Oct 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Haven't actually read this edition but realized my current copy was the 5th edition, 1993 and I seemed to have missed a decade of medical advice. I'm curious to see changes in suggested home treatments and over the counter meds.
My first edition was the 1st, a give away from my insurance company in 1976. I've updated a few times and each edition is worth it. I'm afraid this may be the last edition since I see that Dr. Vickery died the year before this was published. He was 64.
Jun 22, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: at-hand
A useful, basic guide on what to due when you're sick or injured.
As with many of the health and medical books I own, I have reads parts of them according to information I needed at that time. I am marking them as "Read" and they are all 5 stars!
Jan 26, 2011 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to pjr8888 by: State Fund Wellness Program
a "give=away" book to State Fund employees from the State Fund Wellness Program
Jacquelyn Smith
Nov 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fitness
Easy to use, keep at home,quick and tell you when you need to see a doctor or not.
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Vickery practiced traditional medicine before devoting his time to keeping people well. He and Dr. James Fries wrote "Taking Care of Your Child" and "Taking Care of Yourself."
Vickery went on to write "The Consumer's Guide to the Hospital" and "Life Plan: Your Own Master Plan for Maintaining Health and Preventing Illness."
Ray Vickery said his brother was a "pioneer" in keeping people well by enc
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