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Last Blog at Health and Preventive Medicine.

This will be my last post on this blog, as I have left U.S. Preventive Medicine and formed a new company, Accountable Health, with a new Blog. The last few years writing this blog have been a great experience and … Continue reading

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The Fall Season, The Great Outdoors and Some Volunteer Fun

Well its that time of year again and if you have read some of my older blogs, you know I like to get outdoors and camp, hike, backpack etc.  The days are getting shorter and more importantly here in Florida … Continue reading

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mHealth – Can Mobile Technology Change Health Behavior. Third in a series..

So most people have one, a mobile phone or a smart phone or they are moving rapidly to get them, but can they impact an individual in regards to their health? Interesting to think about, is that as I noted in … Continue reading

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Will mHealth Revolutionize Health Care? – First in a Series..

There has been an enormous increase in interest in mHealth, particularly the possibility of leveraging mobile phones and wireless devices to improve all areas of health care. As the chart below documents, the projected uptake of smart phones is rapid. … Continue reading

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What has The Prevention Plan Done for Me?

I am now into my third year on The Prevention Plan, as good a time as any to provide you with an update of my progress. My Personal Prevention Plan now contains three years of Health Risk Assessment, Labs and … Continue reading

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Improving my Health and Prevention Score by Playing Soccer

This week, after about a 20 year hiatus, I joined an organized soccer league and played my first game.   Soccer became a serious sport for me in the 10th grade when I had the opportunity to live in the … Continue reading

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The Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act and Some Random Thoughts

With the signing by the President of the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act, another small step has been taken in our efforts to curb childhood obesity. From a story in California HealthLine: The law will generate funds to provide more than 20 … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for your Prevention Program – Zero Trends: Health as a Serious Economic Strategy (Column 4)

This series has been discussing what a company should look for when selecting a program to improve the health and productivity of their employees. We have explored wellness, preventive medicine, and the accreditation.  This column will briefly discuss some of … Continue reading

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Selecting a Company for Your Prevention Program – Accreditation (Column 3)

Now that you are looking for a company that bases its approach on the science of Preventive Medicine, what else should you be looking for?  Well just as in medicine where physicians can become Board Certified, which demonstrates that they … Continue reading

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Todays the Day: StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes

Well todays the day Team Prevention does the StepOut Walk to Fight Diabetes.  Thanks to all of you who contributed and/or walked for this good cause. Working together we can assist those with Diabetes and even more importantly through lifestyle … Continue reading

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