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Chronic Illness: How to Repair Your Life After a Flare-Up
Freelance writer, patient advocate
You're never going to walk out of a major flare, snap your fingers and watch your life magically put itself back together. It doesn't happen overnight. It will take work and time. But you'll get there.
Stopping a Silent Killer in Africa
So, how can we meaningfully address NCDs worldwide? It must be done through strategic partnerships, where we leverage the skills and expertise of each player. It's only then can we build healthier and wealthier communities.
Tips to Make Healthier Food Choices
Registered dietitian, Fitness Professional, Lifestyle Writer
With 90 percent of U.S adults owning and using smartphones, the rise of health and fitness apps has made it easier for us to access relevant information to make smart decisions. The following apps will provide you the education you need to make healthier choices.
Paradoxically, Slow Medicine Is the Best Quick Fix for Your Health
Michael Finkelstein, MD
The Slow Medicine Doctor
The Common Principles of Slow Food and Slow Medicine
Michael Finkelstein, MD
The Slow Medicine Doctor
In our mad dash towards instant gratification and easy comfort, we continue to consume empty calories that yield chronic diseases that we address pharmaceutical interventions.
The Global Search for Education: Ticks - More from Norway
C. M. Rubin
Blogger and author, 'The Real Alice in Wonderland'
How to Experience the Benefits of Exercise Without Moving
Elaine R. Ferguson, MD
Physician, author, coach, blogger and pioneer in the field of ...
Physical activity is protective of our health and so is spiritual activity.
What REALLY Kills Us
David Katz, M.D.
Founder, True Health Initiative
What really kills us prematurely, and all too often imposes years of misery beforehand, isn't a list of chronic diseases, but the factors that cause those diseases. What really takes years from life and life from years is a willingness to know WHAT, yet neglect the opportunity to know HOW.
The Biggest Medical Discovery of Our Lifetimes: Finding the Cure for Chronic Disease
Mark Hyman, MD
Many people are searching for functional medicine doctors because they're unsatisfied with what conventional medicine offers. They're unhappy with the way conventional doctors think about their health. They're discouraged by the focus conventional medicine places on just suppressing symptoms.
Why I'm Grateful for Very Low Blood Sugar
Writer and Publicist in New York City
I realized how I came across to them. A sweaty young man with blood sugar problems, crutches leaning precariously against the counter, a form from the State of Connecticut sticking out of a pocket of his faded jeans.
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Addressing HIV/AIDS in 2013 and Beyond: Why the Future Demands Its Integration Into the Chronic Diseases Spectrum
Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick
Physician and Medical Epidemiologist
Integrating HIV disease management into our conversations about and strategies for addressing chronic diseases would be a public health game changer -- not only medically, but socially.
The Cost of Not Caring for People With Serious Mental Illness
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD
Henry Chung, M.D.
When a health plan, especially with its own delivery system, as Kaiser has, carries the responsibility for a population of people, working or poor, young or old, healthy or sick, they can't pick and choose.
Adam Schickedanz, M.D.
Robert Accordino M.D., M.Sc.
Patients like Robert make clear that the very personal meaning patients find in their illnesses can be profoundly empowering. All too often, however, health care does not allow patients to explore the personal significance of their diseases.
Is Your Life Worth Saving?
We need to stop the fear, denial and excuses that hold us back from doing our simple, timely self-checks and from practicing the prevention steps that will help save our lives and the lives of those we care about.
Breaking the Cycle of 'Learned Helplessness'
Gifty Maria Ntim
MD, MPH, Primary Care Physician
Effectively engaging vulnerable patient populations in their care is attainable and vital, and will improve health outcomes and contain costs.
The Affordable Care Act: Preventing Chronic Diseases
University of Chicago fellow and staff attorney, The Sargent S...
Did you know that switching the focus from treating chronic illnesses to preventing chronic diseases will not only improve the health of individuals and families all over the country, but will also rein in health care costs and strengthen the economy?
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