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Unintentional Suicide

A Doctor's Guide to Preventing Disease

Tim Loy, MD

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  • Paperback: 254 pages
  • Dimensions: 8.50" x 11.00"
  • ISBN: 978-1-63413-746-1
  • Publication Date: 2016-01-05
  • Langdon Street Press

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Unintentional Suicide

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Written by Professor of Pathology Dr. Tim Loy, Unintentional Suicide dissects the diseases most likely to touch the lives of you or your loved ones in the future, if they haven’t already.

The book is written with the mindset that if people could see what Loy has seen, they might be motivated to change. Graphic images illustrate the devastation that could be avoided. This work opens by taking an in-depth look at the top killers—heart disease, stroke, cancer, COPD, diabetes, cirrhosis, and accidents—with information on how effective lifestyle choices can be in fighting back.

The remaining chapters hold exercise plans and practical diet solutions that will help you live a healthier life starting now. By deconstructing the science behind illness and providing a wellness routine that is easy to maintain, Unintentional Suicide gives you the tools you need to attain a healthier, happier body.

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As the saying goes, “Prevention is the best medicine.” But what are you preventing, and how do diseases happen? Knowing this information can be a powerful tool in building a lifetime of health. Sharing his wealth of experience and knowledge about the human body, renowned pathologist Dr. Timothy Loy imparts insight into simple, effective changes that could literally save your life. — Yolandie McCoskey MD, University of California-Riverside

Unintentional Suicide is a very enjoyable and captivating read. My attention was first drawn to the title. It led me to wonder how I unknowingly could be committing suicide. The book is well organized, well written and very interesting. I found myself learning about pathology and how I could do things in my own life to prevent diseases. Dietary suggestions are given as well as daily activities to help direct us towards a healthier life. The images are a real eye-opener to what is actually going on inside our bodies. They brought the reality of each disease to the forefront and helped to put a face on what is going on inside. The book is written in a way that a person with no medical background/knowledge could understand. I will share it with my family and friends. —Bianca Puello, Medical Student

Tim Loy, MD

Tim Loy, MD, grew up in rural Illinois and graduated from Greenville College. He received his MD from Southern Illinois University. After completing a residency in Anatomic Pathology at the University of Missouri, he did a Surgical Pathology fellowship at the University of Minnesota. He joined the Pathology faculty of the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1987 and served as their Director of Anatomic Pathology from 2005 to 2011. Since 2011, Dr. Loy has been a Professor of Pathology at Ross Medical School. He has published numerous pathology articles and has received national awards, including recognition in Best Doctors in America, Who’s Who in America, and Who’s Who in Medical Sciences. Married for thirty-five years and the father of four, Dr. Loy presents this material with the goal of improving the health of you and your loved ones.