Posts Tagged ‘Life expectancy’

Changing our lives: Whose responsibility is our health? June 2014

Changing our lives: Whose responsibility is our health? “The treatment of a disease represents an admission of failure. Prevention is the goal of medical research and clinical practice.” Professor Peter Elwood, Cochrane Institute, Cardiff University, Apologies to those loyal readers, who read and comment on my occasional health related blogs. I am a couple of …

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September Blog 2011

An epidemic of chronic disease An epidemic of chronic disease threatens to compromise the health of our population and the effectiveness and economics of our healthcare system. Alarming projections suggest that future generations may have shorter, less healthy lives if current trends continue unchecked.1Because of its focus on acute care, the current medical model fails…

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July/August 2011

The New World As some of you know, earlier this summer Kerstin and I took a month off to go and visit the many family and friends we have in the United States.  We had a wonderful journey travelling, mostly by train, across large swaths of the country and reconnected with many people we love.…

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