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WGN TV Morning News

Dr. Kushner and Nancy Kushner discuss Six Factors to Fit on WGN News

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Prevention Magazine

Dr. Kushner gives tips on improved health and long term weight control that includes taking the Six Factor Quiz.

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WGN Radio with Dean Richards

Dr. Kushner and Nancy Kushner discuss Six Factors to Fit on WGN Radio

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WGN TV Morning News

Dr. Streicher includes Six Factors to Fit in her Healthy Holiday Gifts Show – 2019

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The Washington Post

Weight loss gets personal with diet and behavioral changes. 

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Oprah.com

A Smart (and Easy!) Way to Curb Emotional Eating

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The New York Times

One Weight-Loss Approach Fits All? No, Not Even Close

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SiriusXM 110 Doctor Radio

On the Primary Care Medicine Show, Dr. Marina Kurian and Rachel Lustgarten, RDN interview Dr. Kushner about Six Factors to Fit

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Food & Nutrition Magazine

Review of Six Factors to Fit highlights its personalized and progressive approach for successful weight management.

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Chicago Tribune

Slow down the calorie counting: Personalized diets could be the future of healthy eating, study suggests

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Health Magazine

What you need to know to protect yourself against diet doctors gone wrong.

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The Wall Street Journal

New Diet Pills Offer Option to Off-Label Obesity Drugs

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Huffington Post

If 'The Biggest Loser' Doesn't Work, Why Is It Still On The Air?

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HealthDay News

Are U.S. Med Schools Skimping on Obesity Training

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Press

New Book Offers Personalized Weight Management, Healthy Habits for Life

Northwestern medicine expert's new book tells how to cruise through life with your eating and weight under control.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Introduces New Book By World-Renowned Weight Management Expert

Scientifically Validated Quiz, Decades of Medical Research Come Together to Create Customized Weight Loss Plans Unique to Your Specific Lifestyle 

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Robert Kushner, M.D.
Short Bio (90 Words)

Dr. Robert Kushner has a long, distinguished career as one of the most highly respected weight management experts in the world. He is Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Past President of The Obesity Society, author (or editor) of 12 books, 58 book chapters and over 200 scientific articles on overweight, obesity and nutrition and a founder of the American Board of Obesity Medicine that certifies physicians in the care of patients with obesity.

Robert Kushner, M.D.
Medium Bio (176 Words)

Dr. Robert Kushner has a long, distinguished career as one of the most highly respected weight management experts in the world. He is Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Past President of The Obesity Society and author (or editor) of 12 books, 58 book chapters and over 200 scientific articles on overweight, obesity and nutrition and a founder of the American Board of Obesity Medicine that certifies physicians in the care of patients with obesity. 

Board-certified in internal medicine and nutrition, Dr. Kushner is a passionate clinician, educator, researcher and advocate in helping to improve the lives of those affected by overweight and obesity. Using a personalized, habits-based approach, he has been breaking weight loss barriers with customized plans for almost 40 years. A noted national and international speaker, Dr. Kushner trains health care professionals about both the science and art of helping individuals lose weight, keep it off and embrace the healthier habits that fit their lives.

Robert Kushner, M.D.
Long Bio (277 Words)

Dr. Robert Kushner has a long, distinguished career as one of the most highly respected weight management experts in the world. He is Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Professor of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Past President of The Obesity Society, author (or editor) of 12 books, 58 book chapters and over 200 scientific articles on overweight, obesity and nutrition and a founder of the American Board of Obesity Medicine that certifies physicians in the care of patients with obesity. To date, they have certified over 3300 physicians across the country. 

Board certified in internal medicine and nutrition, Dr. Kushner is a passionate clinician, educator, researcher and advocate in helping to improve the lives of those affected by overweight and obesity. Using a personalized, habits-based approach, he has been breaking weight loss barriers with customized plans for almost 40 years. A noted national and international speaker, Dr. Kushner trains health care professionals about both the science and art of helping individuals lose weight, keep it off and embrace the healthier habits that fit their lives. 

Examples of Dr. Kushner’s media coverage as an obesity expert and author include The New York TimesUSA TodayThe Wall Street JournalThe Washington PostGood Morning AmericaABC World NewsWeekend TodayHealthO, the Oprah MagazinePeopleUS News, and World Report and WebMD.com

In addition to maintaining a thriving medical practice, teaching students, conducting research, writing books and speaking around the world, Dr. Kushner is an avid jogger, dog lover and has a newfound passion for ballroom dancing – which he enjoys with his wife, and co-author, Nancy.

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