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6 tips for a healthy doctor-patient relationship

Doctor talking with patientPatients known as the Baby Boomers and Generation X generally held the view that “doctors know best,” while physicians expected patients to follow their medical advice. But today’s model of the doctor-patient relationship looks much different – patients have access to a lot of different health information and physicians can provide more treatment options, requiring a good doctor-patient relationship.

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Q & A with Bill Nelson, Behaviorist, Huntsville Hospital Center for Medical Weight Loss

Why is weight loss so important?

Three years ago, the American Medical Association declared obesity as a “chronic disease state.” Obesity is a national epidemic which is correlated with multiple issues including heart disease, diabetes, metabolic issues, significant physical limitations, and an early death rate. We address this issue using realistic and long-lasting solutions.

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Weight loss surgery offers new outlook on life

Brenda BeforeAndAfterBrenda Bryson knew she needed to regain control of her life and her health.

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Don't just wear your greens, eat them too!

GreensInstead of just wearing green this St. Patrick’s day, why not eat green? A healthy diet includes filling half your plate with fruits and vegetables. Leafy greens are a great vegetable choice. From the everyday romaine lettuce found in salads to the not so common beet greens, there are so many different varieties to please even the pickiest eaters. Leafy greens are one of the top nutrient-rich foods, and here are few of the benefits:

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New Dietary Guidelines

FoodAnyone wondering what the new federal dietary guidelines are saying? To me, it seems to all boil down to following a healthy diet.

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