Dr. James L. Hardeman has been a practicing physician for 30 years. Triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, and Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Hardeman has maintained the demanding schedule of both hospital-based medicine and a busy office practice. After graduating Summa Cum Laude from University of California at Irvine he attended Baylor College of Medicine where he graduated with honors. Postgraduate training in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine took place at USC and UCI. The recipient of numerous awards for patient care, Dr. Hardeman is Physician Adviser to the Clinical Nutrition Services at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California. Over many decades and thousands of patient interviews and examinations, Dr. Hardeman has developed numerous strategies and recommendations for sustaining good health and a youthful appearance. He applies these methods personally, in patient care and through his debut book Appears Younger Than Stated Age (Intensivist Press, January 2013). A vegetarian of 30 years, his hobbies include exercising, snowboarding, surfing and mountain biking. Parents of two, he and his wife live and exercise in Southern California.