Logo: University of Southern California

Longevity Tips

In his new book, David Agus offers health advice on how to live a long life
By: Megan Hazle
January 29, 2014 —

David Agus, a professor at USC Viterbi and the Keck School of Medicine of USC, recently published a book entitled, A Short Guide to a Long Life (Simon & Schuster). In the book, Agus offers health advice on longevity, including tips about vitamins and living arrangements. A Short Guide follows on the heels of his New York Times bestselling book, The End of Illness.

Below is a sample of media appearances featuring Agus in discussion about his most recent book.

Are you looking to live to 100 and be able to afford it? Leading cancer doctor and "A Short Guide To A Long Life" author David Agus shares how people can avoid illness and costlier health care in the future and why baby aspirin is the key. (View video)
One easy trick to prevent heart attacks and cancer: movement. Dr. David Agus gives Fareed Zakaria the rules for a healthier life. (View video)
It’s the start of a new year, which is when a lot of people make resolutions to improve their health. But maybe this year corporations should make resolutions about improving their employees’ health. Dr. David Agus, author of "A Short Guide to a Long Life,” joins MoneyBeat. (View video)
CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus is out with a new book, "A Short Guide to a Long Life," published by Simon & Schuster. He talks to the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts about easy steps to take to make your life healthier. (View video)
One minute, coffee is good for you – and the next minute, it’s bad. Then, we’re told wine will help you live longer – and then we’re told it won’t. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a guide to longevity that is easy to understand? Dr. David Agus has provided just that. A professor of medicine and engineering at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and Viterbi School of Engineering, Agus shared his tips for longevity in his new book, "A Short Guide to a Long Life." (View video)