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What Is Functional Medicine?
What is Functional Medicine? Simple: It’s true healthcare. It’s a distinct medical model that promotes wellness and helps both prevent and treat chronic disease. Find out how it differs from the conventional approach.
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Life Expectancy in the U.S.: Why the Numbers Are Falling
How can you gauge the health and well-being of a population? Overall life expectancy is one key measure. However, life expectancy has been declining in the U.S. How we can turn the tide?
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CT Scans and Cancer: What Are the Risks?
The doctor orders a CT scan for your recurring abdominal pain. When you ask about radiation, she assures you that the dose is low and that CTs are safe. But are they? Is there a...
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RHR: A Three-Step Plan to Fix Conventional Healthcare
In today’s podcast interview, I discuss why conventional medicine has failed to address chronic disease and what we can do about it.
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Has Ancestral Health Gone Mainstream?
Not long ago, the concept of “ancestral health” was met with complete skepticism. But a renewed interest in studying the health of modern hunter–gatherer tribes is signaling a change in conventional thinking.
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RHR: Three Reasons Why Conventional Healthcare Is Destined to Fail
Healthcare continues to be a debate between political parties. But neither the politicians nor the media are acknowledging the real reasons that healthcare is floundering. How do we change this? Listen in to find out.
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Two Reasons Conventional Medicine Will Never Solve Chronic Disease
Chronic disease is shortening our lifespan and threatening the health of future generations. Conventional medicine has failed to address it. I outline a new healthcare approach that would more effectively tackle the chronic disease challenge.
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RHR: Dr. Mark Hyman on the Future of Medicine
Mark and I discuss the failures of conventional medicine, research that supports functional medicine and discovering the underlying roots of illness, and what the future holds for the delivery of care.
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Pills or Paleo? Preventing and Reversing Acne and Other Skin Problems
Acne and skin problems may not be life-threatening, but they’re associated with depression, anxiety, and social isolation. Paleo offers a safe and effective way to prevent and even reverse them.
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