Peter Pronovost, MD, PhD
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Build Lasting Healthy Habits – No Willpower Needed
Forming healthy habits can be easier than you think and don’t require willpower once they become a part of your routine. Here are some strategies to get started.
Mindfulness: How Paying Attention Can Lower Stress and Boost Your Health
Mindfulness means staying in the present moment. We often recommend it as a way of reducing stress – and it is clinically effective at doing so.
Give Yourself the Gift of Fitness
Here’s some good fitness news you might have missed: a recent study showed that for people who are overweight or obese, exercise improves their health more than weight loss does.
Some Simple Tools To Knock Back Stress
Yes, we are into the New Year, but let’s trade the word "resolutions" for another word starting with an “R” – a much more upbeat and soothing word.
Need Motivation To Move? Think About Your Future Self
When we think about longevity, we certainly don’t mean we want many years of living with illness and infirmity. We want to live as long as possible as mobile, independent people with full health.
Prevent Avoidable Chronic Conditions and Disease with an Annual Wellness Visit
We know at which age a person’s likelihood of disease goes dramatically up. That's why preventive screenings are suggested beginning at a certain age, depending on your gender and the illness – medical evidence shows precisely when that is.
The Emergency Room Often Is Not the Right Place To Go
Half of people who go to the emergency room could be cared for in an ambulatory setting, while 25 percent could be cared for by primary care. This wastes hours of your time and needlessly costs you money.
Don't Let Excess Sugar Sneak Into Your Diet
When it comes to ingredients in our food, it's hard to find one as stealthy as sugar.