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The New Psychology of Happiness

9/30/18 – In my first book, The Undefeated Mind, I argue that the pursuit of happiness isn’t “merely an inalienable right with which we’re endowed or an activity we’re capable of choosing;…Read More

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Space Matters, Especially in Healthcare

8/2/18 – Steve Jobs knew a lot of things before anyone else did. And some of the most important things he knew had nothing to do with technology. In fact, one of…Read More

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In the News: Vitamins Don’t Prevent Heart Disease

7/14/18 – People often feel quite strongly about taking vitamin supplements, thinking they do everything from decreasing the risk of cancer to decreasing the risk of heart disease. But a recent study…Read More

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A Patient Asks: “Does Your Metabolism Slow Down with Age?”

7/14/18 – Common wisdom holds that as we age our metabolism slows down, and that this slowing accounts for the increased propensity we have to gain fat in middle and old age….Read More

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Tumeric (Curcumin) for Improving Memory and Possibly Preventing Dementia

7/14/18 – A recent study argues that a particular form of highly-absorbable tumeric improves memory in non-demented middle-aged adults and may even prevent the development of dementia. Curcumin is an Indian herb…Read More

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Cause for Concern

7/3/18 – Perhaps you’ve seen the reports—or the incredulous editorials—addressing what little time doctors spend with their patients. Though they serve as the foremost authorities on our health, doctors spend mere minutes…Read More

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Defining Best-in-Class Direct Primary Care

5/21/18 – Adopting direct primary care into an employer-sponsored health plan is a good way to provide better healthcare benefits at a lower cost. Studies show that direct primary care reduces downstream…Read More