Survival of the Sickest CD: A Medical Maverick Discovers Why We Need Disease

Version: Abridged
Author: Sharon Moalem
Narrator: Eric Conger
Genres: Non-Fiction, Health & Wellness, Men's Health, Women's Health
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Published In: February 2007
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours
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Medical wonderkind Dr. Moalem delves back into the evolution of man to reveal the heretofore unknown and astonishing ways the human body is built to survive.

Reviews (2)

Survival of the Sickest

Written by Sally on July 27th, 2010

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Wow, this was a very interesting take on evolution. Some of the concepts were way over my realm of knowledge, but the book made these ideas easy to understand. Really makes you think about how we have come along as a species. And what could be next. I know there is a Science Fiction movie coming soon.

great information

Written by Anonymous on June 29th, 2009

  • Book Rating: 4/5

This book gave interesting information regarding disease and its survival. Easy to understand for the layperson yet enough information to the experts.

Author Details

Author Details

Moalem, Sharon

Dr. Sharon Moalem is an award-winning neurologist and evolutionary biologist, with a PhD in human physiology. His research brings evolution, genetics, biology, and medicine together to explain how the body works in new and fascinating ways. He and his work have been featured on CNN, in the "New York Times", on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart", on "Today", and in magazines such as "New Scientist", "Elle", and Martha Stewart's "Body + Soul". Dr. Moalem's first book was the "New York Times" bestseller "Survival of the Sickest". He lives in New York City.