Vox Populi

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Dawn Potter: Respectable Woman

No one could mistake me for a department-store model but I’ve kept my figure— not an inch of overflow, nothing to shock a stare. Express myself remains the motto, but … Continue reading

January 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Molly Fisk: Full Dark

Tonight, inside my body, the blood races through veins, passing in its circuit a piece of chicken wire. Calling it something homely gives me all the power over the stent … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Combating Disabling Diseases with Food

Dr. Greger has scoured the world’s scholarly literature on clinical nutrition and developed this new presentation based on the latest in cutting-edge research exploring the role diet may play in … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dr. Michael Greger: How to Prevent Heart Disease

Many of today’s lifestyle medicine doctors, myself included, were greatly influenced by Nathan Pritikin, the nutrition pioneer who started reversing heart disease with a plant-based diet and exercise back in … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dr. Michael Greger: 4 Things To Help Prevent Most Disease

Though I was trained as a general practitioner, my chosen specialty is lifestyle medicine. Most of the reasons we go see our doctors are for diseases that could have been … Continue reading

October 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Video: Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death in America

As it turns out, the leading causes of death in America are … ourselves. Dr. Michael Greger explains how we are killing ourselves and what we can do about it.

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

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