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Health - by choice. Now that's an interesting thought!

Many of us think of health as something that happens to us rather than something over which we have any control. The fact is that many of the world’s deadliest diseases are largely preventable - diseases like heart disease, cancer, diabetes, childhood asthma, and obesity. These and other chronic conditions now account for 70 percent of all deaths in the United States. Yet these diseases must have causes.

What are the "causes of the causes"? If we look at the actual causes of death, we see that there are lifestyle and behavioral fa (More)

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    Eileen Seeholzer, MD, MS
    Case Western Reserve University


    Last Updated: Apr 12, 2016