If we can make the correct diagnosis, the healing can begin. If we can't, both our personal health and our economy are doomed.
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A beautiful bouquet or a long-lasting flowering plant is a traditional gift for women, but I have recommended that both men and women keep fresh flowers in the home for their beauty, fragrance, and the lift they give our spirits.
It does kids no favors, and sets them up for a potential lifetime of poor health and social embarrassment, to excuse them from family meals of real food. Everyone benefits from healthy eating, but it is particularly crucial at the beginning of life.
The bottom line is that the human body is complex and subtle, and oversimplifying - as common sense sometimes impels us to do - can be hazardous to your health.
By keeping my hand in that, it's the way I keep learning. The main way you learn in medicine is by practicing and working with patients.
You can't afford to get sick, and you can't depend on the present health care system to keep you well. It's up to you to protect and maintain your body's innate capacity for health and healing by making the right choices in how you live.
Citizens must pressure the American Hospital Association, the American Public Health Association, the Centers for Disease Control and other relevant governmental agencies to make greening our hospitals and medical centers a top priority so that they themselves don't create even more illness.
The most common objection that I hear to walking as exercise is that it's too easy, that only sweaty, strenuous activity offers real benefits. But there is abundant evidence that regular, brisk walking is associated with better health, including lower blood pressure, better moods and improved cholesterol ratios.
Everyone prefers some foods over others, but some adults take this tendency to an extreme. These people tend to prefer the kinds of bland food they may have enjoyed as children - such as plain or buttered pasta, macaroni and cheese, cheese pizza, French fries and grilled cheese sandwiches - and to restrict their eating to just a few dishes.
Genuine happiness comes from within, and often it comes in spontaneous feelings of joy.
I have argued for years that we do not have a health care system in America. We have a disease-management system - one that depends on ruinously expensive drugs and surgeries that treat health conditions after they manifest rather than giving our citizens simple diet, lifestyle and therapeutic tools to keep them healthy.
The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.
Hard work pays, evil doesn't.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
At the New York Athletic Club they serve amazing food. People go there, get healthy, and then eat themselves to death - which is, I suppose, the right way to do it.
Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
The country already has a leader who divides us with the bitter politics of envy. We have to offer an alternative vision.
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.