Unhealthy Lifestyles Should be Aggressively Treated

Health Care Providers Should Aggressively Treat Unhealthy Lifestyles

 

Healthcare providers should treat unhealthy behaviors as aggressively as they treat high blood pressure, cholesterol and other heart disease risk factors, according to an American Heart Association science advisory published in Circulation. Under an effective healthcare system, professionals can work with patients and draw on community and technology resources to provide intensive behavior interventions. “This isn’t a problem that can be solved alone by the patient or the doctor who is strapped for time,” Spring said. “We need to break out of our silos and get ahead of the curve in prevention.”

 

Read more here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/10/131007162359.htm

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John Montague DC is the owner of WebVitamins. He is active in the industry and is currently president of the NPA East.

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