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Health Behavior

Want To Improve Your Health? Believe In Yourself

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.31.2014 | Healthy Living

"I am enough the way I am." This popular, self-affirming mantra and others like it grant power to those in need of an extra boost of motivation. A ...

Dare to Be 100: Health Care, a Right?

Walter M. Bortz II, M.D. | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Walter M. Bortz II, M.D.

This issue, I confess, sits in a very prominent fold in my mind. I debate myself about it constantly. On the one hand, I'm thrilled by the fact that O...

Eat Less, Live More? Science, the Media and Health Behavior

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 09.26.2012 | Science
Joseph F. Coughlin

Science, in the media and in public discussion, means that anything that runs counter to the dominant myth of how science is done and how knowledge is generated is subject to public question at best, and more often harsh criticism or humor.

Careful What You Think: Minding One's Health

Naomi Troni | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Naomi Troni

My sense is that slowly but surely, more people are understanding the principle of taking more responsibility for their health, even though they may not put it into practice as much as they would like.