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Why Friendship Can Save Your Life

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with Mark Hyman, MD and Lissa Rankin, MD We live in an era in which individualism is rewarded and collectivism is seen as weak. We raise our children to be independent and self-reliant. It’s so hard for us to ask for help. Interestingly, we also practice medicine this way. We teach our future medical leaders to separate […]

Money, Politics, and Health Care: A Disease-Creation Economy – Part II

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Last week, in Part I of Money Politics and Health Care: A Disease-Creation Economy, I outlined the issues that created this condition in our society.  This week, in Part II, I will review a few strategies that could have the biggest impact on cost and outcomes. Creating Health: Getting Money Out of Politics Send letters […]

Money, Politics, and Health Care: A Disease-Creation Economy – Part I

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There is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things. For the reformer has enemies in all those who profit by the old order, and only lukewarm defenders in all those who would profit by the new order. —Niccolò […]

Can Social Networks Cure Disease? Part II

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Click here to read Part I of the story. Part II of my TEDMED 2012 conference… One day I found Pastor Rick Warren from Saddleback Church in Southern CA in my office wanting to get religion about health.   After his appointment we went to dinner and over a bowl of cabbage and beet soup, I asked […]

Can Social Networks Cure Disease? Part I

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Last week I gave a talk at TEDMED on how social networks may be an unexpected solution to our heath care crisis. Here’s how my talk went….. I want to tell you a story of how a skinny Haitian chicken and a bowl of beet and cabbage soup turned my world upside down and helped […]

I’ve Learned So Much From This Program

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I look at the Facebook page several times a day to get inspiration. For me this is just as important a result as the 14 pounds I lost on the scale, I’ve learned so much from this program. I now understand that the food I eat communicates with my body. I’ll never be the same […]

The Pounds Will Continue to Fall Away and Leave Good Health As They Do

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I’ve lost 19 pounds of weight, 8 inches from my waist alone. I am no longer taking any medications and it all happened within a few short weeks which included the biggest eating holiday we have. I am so grateful to have participated in the study. I’ve lost 19 pounds of weight, 8 inches from […]

This is an Exceptional Program

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The group connections make a big difference. This is an exceptional program. It stresses life changes, vs. temporary fixes. Dr. Hyman’s suggestions and instructions are clear and gentle, yet very encouraging. The group connections make a big difference. Although I did not write or comment, I read the messages every day. Linda Mangelsdorf

Thanks Dr. Hyman for Choosing Me for the Beta

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I think that there is something else that you can’t measure as easily as the weight – the psychological lift that you get from your Facebook buddies. I heartily recommend this program to not only those with blood sugar problem, but those of normal weight and no diabetes. By cutting out all the inflammatory foods […]

Future of Medical Care Personalized Lifestyle Medicine

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Renew Your Health, Family and Faith

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