Food companies promote "healthy snacks" in various media. "Snacking" is good for us has been ingrained into our psyche, but it's hurting our waistlines and our health.
Physicians feel pressure to help patients manage their weight issues. But it's hard to discuss weight issues. Healthcare systems worldwide need innovations to tackle obesity.
This systematic review explores how alcohol consumption impacts the weight of middle-aged men. Spirits, not beer or wine, were associated with weight gain.
The JHD believes in "Better health by design." Read more about the physician's vision that started it all.
The thoughtful responses in our new two-minute question series show how health care can pivot even in small ways so that encounters with doctors are better for all concerned. Small change is feasible, practical, and powerful.
Personal stories and reflections from the front lines of health care as told by doctors, patients and others committed to "better health by design".
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