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“Feel Rich – Health is the new wealth”: Moving beyond raising awareness to creating culture change

In our attempts to encourage people to lead healthier lives, we often make the mistake of bombarding them with facts and stats, do’s and don’ts, assuming the problem is a lack of knowledge. But let’s be honest – most people

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Posted in Community, Health behavior, public health

New Year’s Resolutions to Occupy Health

We are all familiar with the well-worn pattern of making New Year’s resolutions only to abandon them a few weeks out of the gate. What if we decided to re-set the clock on our resolutions once a month and in

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Posted in Health behavior, healthcare

Knowledge is power

I’ll never tire of watching Schoolhouse Rock! As a kid in the 1970s, I looked forward to each episode as much, if not more so, than the Saturday morning cartoons that surrounded them… with my parents taking in a few

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Posted in healthcare, Innovation, medical education

Your role in healthcare

What role should the individual have in their own health and healthcare? If we operate under the assumption that healthcare is not meeting our needs, then who is really to blame? It seems that there is often a balance between

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