Tag: lifestyle medicine

Time to Talk Lifestyle

Time to Talk Lifestyle

Boston enjoyed the first snowstorm of the season this week, and I was lucky enough to have clinic scheduled smack dab at the height of it. We pretty much never cancel clinic for a snowstorm, though there have been blizzards when I literally couldn’t get […]

Searching for Meaning in Medicine

Searching for Meaning in Medicine

Clinical medicine, and especially primary care, is in kind of a bad place right now. When healthcare systems of all developed countries in the world are compared, the U.S. has the embarrassing distinction of spending the most and being the worst. It’s well-established that our […]

Plant-Based Grilling

Plant-Based Grilling

So we grill everything. Any vegetable or fruit, it can be grilled: on the grill directly, in a grill pan, or wrapped in foil, and with delicious results. We came to this realization by accident, when some friends went on vacation and left us with […]

Highlights from the 2017 Lifestyle Medicine Conference

Highlights from the 2017 Lifestyle Medicine Conference

This medical conference was the most eye-opening, refreshing, intellectually stimulating I’ve attended. No exaggeration. Here’s one of three solid pages of notes I took during the keynote lecture by Dean Ornish MD, founding father of intensive lifestyle changes as a legitimate and effective medical treatment […]