Doctor's Orders: Prescribe Exercise To Patients, Make Physical Activity A Vital Sign
"Physical activity has been show to reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, certain cancers, osteoporosis, cognitive decline, [hypertension and obesity] even depression, at minimal cost and with virtually no side effects," says Dr. JoAnn Manson.
Got A Headache? Study Finds Flaws In Treatment, 'Alarming' Rise In Imaging Tests
These findings represent alarming trends in the management of headache, and to me, they reflect a larger trend in the U.S. healthcare system where over-hurried doctors are ordering more tests, more medications, more referrals to specialists and less time talking and connecting with their patients.