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Convincing Doctors of the Power of Lifestyle Medicine

Dr. Michael Greger, MD, presents a strategy from a Yale professor of how to go past the emotionless data in order to grasp the attention of an audience of physicians.  If we simply take a moment to close our eyes and imagine the face of someone we know who is suffering or suffered from cancer,...   #Cancer #Diabetes #Diseases #Educate #Heart Disease #Recent Posts

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What is Lifestyle Medicine?

Dr. George Guthrie, president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), raised a concern that often accompanies any trending topic or idea: namely the definition of popular terms.  In his ACLM president’s report, Dr. Guthrie catalogs the history of the term. 1988 – 1989 Ernst Wynder, an epidemiologist, first used the phrase Lifestyle Medicine in...   #Diseases #Educate #Recent Posts

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Cancer’s Enemy: A Vitamin??

A revolution is underway regarding cancer. Cancer has a new enemy: vitamin D. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is naturally present in very few foods and naturally occurs when ultraviolet rays from the sun hit the skin. It’s also available as a supplement. Recent evidence cited in the Annals of Epidemiology shows that...   #Educate #Sunlight

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Childhood Parental Loss & Depression

Depression has a starting point. At some point, the emotional trigger for depression was pulled. Research has long linked childhood parental loss with risk for major depression. Maternal separation in childhood has been shown to put one at risk for the development of psychiatric issues in adulthood. A study done with healthy adults who experienced...   #Educate

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