Social Exercise is Good for Your Health

The more you enjoy being a physically active person, the more likely you’ll stay a physically active person. One way to do so is to make time for social exercise....
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Improve Social Connections, Improve Health

Surgeon general Dr. Vivek Murthy recently warned that loneliness and a lack of social connections are having negative effects on both the mental and physical health of Americans. And surprisingly,...
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Bridge the Gap between Body Positivity and Weight Management

With 5 hours of presentations, the Your Weight Matters 2023 Virtual Convention reached more than 1500 people around the world. I’d like to share some highlights from one of the...
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Boosting Your Energy Level can Make Weight Management Easier – Here’s How

Many people know that to manage weight better, you also need to manage your time so you can take better care of yourself; this may involve making time to stay...
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Improve Your Health – One Self-Care Behavior at a Time

One of my yearly medical student classes I teach is helping our future physicians practice improving their own health, one self-care behavior at a time. You may be surprised to...
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Be the CEO of Your Weight and Health

A common refrain I hear from patients is, “Dr. Kushner, I know what to do to lose weight, I am a smart person. I just can’t seem to do it...
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A Trusted Obesity Care Resource

If you struggle with overweight or obesity, you’re probably aware of the mixed messages in the media that surround the disease of obesity as well as its treatments. As exciting...
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Zoom Out to See the Big Picture in Weight Management  

Managing weight in a healthy way requires both zooming in to focus on the details of living a healthier lifestyle and zooming out to better understand the bigger picture. Too...
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