Monthly Archives: January 2011

Year 3 on The Prevention Plan – an Update

So I’ve now entered year three of The Prevention Plan. As with all of us at U.S. Preventive Medicine, I have until January 31 to complete the registration, Health Risk Appraisal (HRA) and lab and biometric screening. Last week I … Continue reading

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My New XBox Kinect – another fitness option

With all of the talk of the growing obesity rates and poor physical fitness here in the United States, many of us are looking for ways that we and our children can fit some exercise into our busy schedules. As … Continue reading

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The Prevention Plan Sold Through Sam’s Club – Correcting Some Misconceptions

With the announcement this past week of the sale of The Prevention Plan through Sam’s Club and the significant interest this created on national television (see USPM in the News on the right to view some of the coverage), print … Continue reading

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My Health Screening at Sam’s Club

This past weekend I went through the free health screening at Sam’s Club.  It was very well done. After completing 3 short forms, I had my blood pressure checked, BMI and percent body fat at one station and then at … Continue reading

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Small Business and Prevention/Wellness Programs

With all of the interest in prevention and companies around the United States and even the world looking to prevention or wellness (I use the term wellness here, although as explained in an earlier column it is problematic, but that … Continue reading

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The Prevention Plan for You, Your Family and Your Business – Now Available at Sam’s Club

  If Prevention is such a good idea, and really when you look at the data, a comprehensive prevention program that includes primary, secondary and tertiary prevention (as previously discussed here) is necessary for all Americans and all people around … Continue reading

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