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Joe S. Moore

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Exercising Public Policy: Promoting Physical Activity in the Fight Against Depression

(2) Comments | Posted October 10, 2014 | 12:10 PM

There are lots of reasons why Congress should enact public policies that promote exercise. The great potential that exercise has for helping people overcome depression is an important one.

Depression takes a tremendous toll on America.

For individuals and their families, depression inflicts immense personal suffering. At its most...

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Exercise Is Medicine: An Rx for a Better America

(2) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 9:28 PM

Co-authored by Edward M. Phillips, M.D., Director, Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School


Doctors are the gatekeepers to the change America needs.

Doctors alone possess two game changers that can put America back where it...

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America's Costly Lifestyles

(7) Comments | Posted April 30, 2012 | 5:08 PM

While our politicians remain polarized on health care reform -- and as the U.S. Supreme Court decides on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- perhaps the rest of us should look more closely at our health.

After all, the excessive cost of health care in...

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