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Readable Rx labels: Clear but not compelling

That's what researchers hypothosized in a recent study that assessed the impact of Target pharmacies' easier-to-read labeling, introduced in 2005, on adherence to chronic medications.
November 2020

Genes, germs and girth

Consider that behaviors we control directly, as opposed to microbial colonies we may not, explain 80 percent of the variation in the risk for all major chronic diseases. ... The fixable causes of obesity and chronic disease are on prominent display, all
November 2020

Sugar, on a slippery slope

Finding effective ways to reduce ambient sugar intake is not only warranted, but rather urgent, as we confront epidemics of obesity, diabetes and associated chronic diseases. ... The root cause of most diabetes and much other chronic disease is obesity,
November 2020

Baloney, bushes and the bird in hand

And for our purposes, we already knew how to prevent 80% of all premature deaths and the chronic diseases propagating them by modifying just 3 things: what we do each day ... We have not eliminated 80% of chronic disease, or all but eradicated obesity.
November 2020

Was granny sent home from the hospital too soon?

I counsel families that when we are sending their relative home, particularly when they suffer from chronic diseases or other incurable conditions, that we do so based on what I and
November 2020

Amidst the cacophony, cancer counsel you can trust

We see it reach its fullest potential in the world's Blue Zones, where people routinely live to 100; don't get chronic diseases, including cancer, very often; and enjoy the
November 2020

Intertwining patients in their care management

As a medical resident, John O. Moore, MD, PhD, was frustrated by the lack of opportunity to help his patients manage their chronic diseases between office visits. ... That is why there is such a disconnect between medical recommendations and actual
March 2015

The family dinner

Sustainability is, rightly, a consideration in dietary guidance. Climate change may now be so salient a menace to humanity that the infamous imperium of chronic diseases may need to surrender to ... combinations. A more plant-based, and less
November 2020

Putting sugar on trial

They note that excess calories from any source can lead to weight gain, and excess body fat can increase the risk of most chronic diseases. ... Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight management, and the
November 2020

ACP President: Not Enough Americans Have Been Vaccinated Against H1N1 Flu

Dr. Stubbs: For the seasonal flu, young women, pregnant women, those with chronic diseases, and people over age 65 are the main targets. ... For H1N1, pregnant women, children and young adults under the age of 25, those with chronic diseases between the
November 2020

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