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Plain English about ounces, pounds, dollars and sense

We have known for decades that bad use of feet, forks, and fingers represent the leading causes of premature death and virtually all of the major chronic diseases that bedevil our ... That's costly, hard, and painful. In fact, the way we respond to
January 2020

Exercise: the luminous, latent potential of a little action

Lack of habitual motion has long been atop the short list of factors contributing to both premature death, and chronic disease. ... Conversely, routine activity is a key factor on the short list associated with a lifetime reduction in the risk of all
January 2020

Universal health care and a single payer system are definitely not the same thing

But what about nursing home care and transplants and the newest drug therapy for chronic diseases and expensive medical devices? ... What about smokers who get chronic lung disease and cancer and continue to smoke?
January 2020

Seeking the sweet spot, from mouth to microbiome

Associations have been established with serious chronic diseases as well, although again, both specific proof of causality and mechanism are lacking. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned authority on nutrition, weight
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Older, sicker patients lead to rise in hospitalized patients' acuity, use of health care

The American Hospital Association is making the case in a white paper that noted the potential for what could become a more complex population requiring more care for more chronic diseases. ... population. For example, obesity among Medicare
January 2020

Start with bloodwork to diagnose anemia

Dr. O’Connell notes that patients with chronic inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease are at higher risk and suggests screening them more frequently than healthy patients. ... Masters said. Likewise, he said,
March 2013

Fish tales and prostate cancer

But while cancer, like other chronic diseases, can be propagated by inflammation, it also involves a rogue cell or cell colony escaping the immune system's constant police work. ... David L. Katz, MD, FACP, MPH, FACPM, is an internationally renowned
January 2020

Measles in the Magic Kingdom? It's a small world, after all

including here, and the attendant hysteria, would have taught us already that when it comes to infectious diseases, it's a small world after all. ... We have enough troubles with a growing, global burden of chronic diseases.
January 2020

Why should we shell out so much money for health care for the poor?

would be terrible for people to die or suffer from treatable or preventable diseases because they don't have the money to pay for care. ... People who aren't disabled by chronic diseases or the sequelae of epidemics tend to be better workers, invent more
January 2020

New thinking about Alzheimer's diagnosis

Grabowski. Also, be aware that cognitive impairment or dementia could be an underlying cause of sudden changes in chronic disease management, said Dr. ... Tan. “One of the best things we can do as internists is to treat those risk factors through
November 2019

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