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Entries by Dr. Cindy Haines from 04/2012

First Impressions of Our Future Health: Thoughts From TEDMED 2012

| Posted 04.13.2012 | Healthy Living

This week, I have seen a potential future of the nation's health -- and heard from and interacted with some of the players that are trying to impact and improve it.

We Can Aim for More Than a Long, Sick, Expensive Life

| Posted 04.16.2012 | Healthy Living

The problem is actually that we're living longer, but the longevity is fueled by very expensive chronic diseases that were preventable. The dream of living a long, healthy life has been replaced by living a long, sick life.

The $2 Trillion Question

| Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living

Why is it that America is still spending $2 trillion on health care, mostly treating people after they become sick? How can we shift money toward prevention, where each dollar can save us multiple dollars on treatment?

Your Health Is in Your Hands

| Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living

Think health reform is solely in the hands of politicians, bureaucrats, and giant corporations? It's not. Every time you go to the doctor, you have the chance to help reform our health care system into a more streamlined, effective, and inexpensive machine.