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The Wall Street Journal

Dr. Kushner discusses the new strategies to combat obesity as it grows and in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic

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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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Psychology Today

In a guest blog, Dr. Kushner discusses how one's mindset and coping style can derail successful weight management

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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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Popular Science

Doctors need to change the way they treat obesity. New paper on diagnostic coding for obesity is a move in the right direction

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My Fitness Pal

Tips for managing hunger and cravings while trying to lose weight and maintain it.

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The Washington Post

Weight loss gets personal with diet and behavioral
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The New York Times

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

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Weight Matters Magazine

Dr. Kushner answers questions about his latest book, Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!

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FOX 32 Chicago

Sylvia Perez interviews Dr. Kushner about Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!

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Forbes

Dr. Kushner provides tips to be healthy and stay fit while traveling on leisure or business trips

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Well + Good

Healthy dinner meals don't have to be complicated to prepare. Dr. Kushner shares one of his favorites

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SiriusXM 110 Doctor Radio, Primary Care 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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ObesityHelp

In the first of 3 articles, Dr. Kushner discusses obesity, weight loss and how to lose weight successfully

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ObesityHelp

In the second article, Dr. Kushner discusses understanding the barriers to successful weight loss. 

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ObesityHelp

In the third article, Dr. Kushner discusses how to protect your time for self care when life gets in the way. 

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Fox 32 Chicago

Dr. Kushner discusses how to curb stress eating while social distancing at home during the Covid-19 pandemic

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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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In The News

The Wall Street Journal

Dr. Kushner discusses the new strategies to combat obesity as it grows and in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic

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Weight Matters Magazine

Dr. Kushner answers questions about his latest book, Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!

VIEW ARTICLE

WGN TV Morning News

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

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Fox 32 Chicago

Sylvia Perez interviews Dr. Kushner about Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!

WATCH TV SEGMENT

Forbes

Dr. Kushner provides tips to be healthy and stay fit while traveling on leisure or business trips

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Well + Good

Healthy dinner meals don't have to be complicated to prepare. Dr. Kushner shares one of his favorites that can be made in minutes.

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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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Psychology Today

In a guest blog,  Dr. Kushner discusses how one's mindset and coping style can derail successful weight management

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SiriusXM 110 Doctor Radio

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

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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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Food & Nutrition Magazine

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

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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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ObesityHelp

In the first of 3 articles, Dr. Kushner discusses obesity, weight loss and how to lose weight successfully 

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ObesityHelp

In the second article, Dr. Kushner discusses understanding the barriers to successful weight loss

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ObesityHelp

In the third article, Dr. Kushner discusses how to protect your time for self care when life gets in the way

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Fox 32 Chicago

Dr. Kushner discusses how to curb stress eating while social distancing at home during the Covid-19 pandemic

WATCH TV SEGMENT

Popular Science

Doctors need to change the way they treat obesity. New paper on diagnostic coding for obesity is a move in the right direction

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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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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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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 (125 Words)

Dr. Robert Kushner is Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Professor of Medicine and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Past President of The Obesity Society. He is also 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. His new book, Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!, designed for individuals wanting to lose weight and the health care providers who counsel them, was published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Visit https://drrobertkushner.com/ for more information and to take the Six Factor Quiz and get your personalized results.

Robert Kushner, M.D.
Medium Bio (200 Words)

Dr. Robert Kushner is Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Professor of Medicine and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Past President of The Obesity Society. He is also 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. His new book, Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!, designed for individuals wanting to lose weight and the health care providers who counsel them, was published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Visit https://drrobertkushner.com/ for more information and to take the Six Factor Quiz and get your personalized results.

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 teaches 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 (300 Words)

Dr. Robert Kushner is Medical Director of the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, Professor of Medicine and Medical Education, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Past President of The Obesity Society. He is also 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. His new book, Six Factors to Fit: Weight Loss that Works for You!, designed for individuals wanting to lose weight and the health care providers who counsel them, was published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Visit https://drrobertkushner.com/ for more information and to take the Six Factor Quiz and get your personalized results.

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 teaches 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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