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Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in a World of Excess

Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in a World of Excess

It’s called the Plenty Paradox: an affluent environment with easy access to substances or behaviors perceived as pleasurable has actually been a key contributor to our national mental health crisis. So posits Dr. Anna Lembke, Medical Director of Addiction Medicine,...

Sustainable Eating: The Planetary Healthy Diet

Sustainable Eating: The Planetary Healthy Diet

The Lancet Planetary Health Diet Is there a way to eat that not only reduces the risk of disease and promotes well-being, but is also sustainable? Could a certain diet provide enough food for the 9.8 billion people estimated to be living on earth by 2050? This was the...

Every Walk is a Step in the Right Direction

Every Walk is a Step in the Right Direction

“If you are in a bad mood, go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood, go for another walk.” – Socrates No one has a negative word to say about the benefits of walking. Accessible to most, with no special equipment or training needed, stepping out regularly can...

A New Era for Diabetes and Weight Loss Drugs

A New Era for Diabetes and Weight Loss Drugs

For patients seeking new solutions to managing type 2 diabetes and obesity, the introduction of a class of drugs called GLP-1 receptor agonists (RA) has simultaneously inspired hope and excitement along with misuse and confusion. We developed the following Q&A to...