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Practical Approaches to Obesity Care and Chronic Illness In Busy Clinical Settings: Three Key Ingredients by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Tue 27 Sep 2011 11:23pm If anything is true about the population health management service providers, they are constantly looking for better ways to fit their programs into busy clinical settings. That's why this article on New and Emerging Weight Management Strategies for Busy Ambulatory Settings, courtesy of the American Heart Association , should be "must" ... Read on »
Why Food Allergies May Be Making You Sick by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:06am 5 Comments Could you be allergic to specific foods and not even know it? Could a hidden allergic response to food be responsible for depression, ADHD, obesity, migraines, irritable bowel syndrome, joint pains, arthritis, and many other common conditions that resist treatment by conventional approaches? Nowhere in medicine is there more controversy, su ... Read on »
Obese Patients a Pain in The Back for Nurses caring for them by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:34pm San Francisco back pain doctor comments: Nursing is hard work. I have had many nurses as patients at my San Francisco chronic back pain center. Nurses do a lot of lifting, pushing, and bending, often times in awkward positions. This in conjunction with walking many miles on hard floors can be very hard on their backs. According to a recent a ... Read on »
Doctor Blog--Fighting Chronic Illness--The Key to Health Costs by Dr. Rima B. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 3:05pm Former Secretary for US Department of Health and Human Services, Tommy Thompson, published this article as an editorial in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=799679 There is a lot to agree with and think about. Fighting chronic illness is key to health costs By TOMMY THOMPSON Posted: Se ... Read on »
Poor Eating Habits Cause Malnourished - Obese - Sick Americans. by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm Right now, many Americans are starving themselves of their health: Studies show that junk food, sugary drinks, and beer make up nearly one-third of the calories adult Americans consume daily! By comparison, healthier foods, such as fruits and vegetables, make up only 10 percent of our caloric intake. Because of poor eating habits, tw ... Read on »
Happy Valentine’s Day (AKA Kickstarting Our Children Onto the Path of Chronic Illness) by theselfhealingcoach Posted Mon 14 Feb 2011 10:16pm My daughter is sitting at the kitchen table sorting her candy. Five lollipops in various shades of red. A Kit Kat bar with a red heart on the wrapper. Fun Dip, cherry-red of course. A big plastic heart filled with chocolate balls. And a box of those little heart-shaped hard candies with the messages on them. Remember those? They used to sa ... Read on »
New Cure for Chronic Disease Discovered by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 27 Jan 2012 1:23pm Last year my friend, Chelsea Clinton recommended I read a book by the former head of the National Health Service in Great Britain called Turning the World Upside Down – about what we can learn from poor countries in the developing world about putting patients and communities at the center of health care, not doctors and hospitals. It ins ... Read on »
Why Do Half of Americans Have Chronic Illness? by Alix Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Dec 2008 9:44pm A new poll among 100,000 Americans has me thinking we are all a bunch of human guinea pigs. The new Gallup survey found that 51% of Americans struggle with chronic illness. The CDC is at least giving lip service to these findings: Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said the findings can hel ... Read on »
Why Do Half of Americans Have Chronic Illness? by Alix Patient Expert Posted Mon 02 Jun 2008 1:00pm A new poll among 100,000 Americans has me thinking we are all a bunch of human guinea pigs. The new Gallup survey found that 51% of Americans struggle with chronic illness. The CDC is at least giving lip service to these findings: Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said the findings can he ... Read on »
Harvard: Chronic Illness Four Times Higher for Our Kids than For Us by Ginger T. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:30am They also get three to four times the number of vaccines that we did. Children Sicker Now Than in Past, Harvard Report Says (Update1) By Angela Zimm Bloomberg.com June 26 (Bloomberg) -- The number of American children with chronic illnesses has quadrupled since the time when some of their parents were kids, portending more disabili ... Read on »