Emerging Field Links Lifestyle and Disease

Friday, September 11th, 2009
This post was written by Melanie Matthews

Lifestyle medicine suggests that modifiable behaviors, such as activity, eating and other habits, can contribute greatly to the onset of some diseases and, in some cases, more directly to death. In this week’s Disease Management Update, new research indicates that lifestyle medicine can help prevent breast cancer, and a leader in the field predicts when lifestyle medicine will become part of med school curricula.

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