ContentsIntroductionPart 1 Preventing illness the basicsIdentifying preventable illnessesThe problem achieving changeAssessing medical informationPart 2 Mental healthFunctioning in our societyMental illnessAlcohol and cannabis use and abusePart 3 Nutrition and illness preventionWhat's in your foodDiet and cancer preventionPart 4 Obesity and physical inactivityObesityChildhood obesityPhysical activityPart 5 Preventing heart attacks and strokesVascular disease an overviewLowering blood cholesterol and other lipidsHypertensionDiabetesOther influences on vascular diseasePart 6 Cancer preventionUnderstanding how to prevent cancerPrevention of lung and other smoking related cancersBowel cancer preventionBreast cancerOvarian and cervical cancerSkin cancer pre
Paul Goyen has been working as a general practitioner since 1983 with a principal interest in preventative medicine. He lives with his wife and daughters in Sydney.
"Dr. Goyen notes that one of life's mysteries is that routine car maintenance is considered essential but routine body maintenance is not. Live Well, Live Long does an excellent job in redressing this paradox." --Dr. Geoffrey Toffler, professor of preventative cardiology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia