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Can Marriage Save You From Cancer?

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A version of following piece was originally written for the Aetna Intelihealth website where it was published earlier today.  Social connectedness again proves important for improved health. A study just released from the Dana Farber... READ MORE

Hey, Docs, What Took You So Long?

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.@warrenbuffett Welcome to @twitter. What took you so long?— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) May 2, 2013 Here’s the thing about doctors. We are stuck in our ways. We are slow to change. We are... READ MORE

just get off your ass

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I just love this. That’s right, baby. That’s right. Just get of your ass. I’m going to be a little irreverent here but, you know what, I’m going to speak my mind. Here’s the... READ MORE

On the benefits of gratitude

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Be grateful. Of course, I love this topic. Gratitude, it turns out, is really good for your health. Admit it, there are lots of people for whom you are grateful. Maybe your spouse,... READ MORE

In defense of dissatisfaction

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This is your life. Do what you love and do it often. Be honest. You aren’t always doing that, are you? I get it. I am there. I am dissatisfied too. And that’s... READ MORE

Rx: later

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I am going to be blunt about this. Do not wait. Do not count on having a ‘later.’ Because there is no guarantee that ‘later’ will ever come. Or that if it does,... READ MORE

Rx: peace

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What I need in my life is a little more peace. And you probably need it in yours too. Right now I’ve found it, so I feel like I should write about it.... READ MORE

Rx: Happiness!

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I’m a doctor. I love taking care of people. I do enjoy making them healthy, but what I really love is making them happy. Yes, that’s right. I love making people happy. I... READ MORE