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Three Things You Didn’t Know About Heart Disease

Thursday, May 28, 2015   Dr. Neal Barnard   heart disease

 
 

Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, causing one out of every four deaths. And according to the CDC, about 735,000 people in the United States have a heart attack every year. Most people know that chest pain is an indicator of a heart attack—we are all familiar with the theatrical image of a man clutching his chest and collapsing to the ground. However, there’s a lot that people don’t know about heart disease. Here are three little-known facts:

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Three Things You Didn’t Know About Heart Disease

Friday, May 22, 2015   Dr. Neal Barnard   heart disease

 
 

Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, causing one out of every four deaths. And according to the CDC, about 735,000 people in the United States have a heart attack every year. Most people know that chest pain is an indicator of a heart attack—we are all familiar with the theatrical image of a man clutching his chest and collapsing to the ground. However, there’s a lot that people don’t know about heart disease. Here are three little-known facts:

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Physician Profile: Robert Ostfeld, M.D., MSc.

Thursday, May 21, 2015   Dr. Neal Barnard  

 
 

This physician profile is republished from the Spring 2015 edition of Good Medicine. Dr. Ostfeld will be presenting on a panel at our upcoming conference on the topic of nutrition in clinical practice. To learn more or register for the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease, visit www.ICNM15.org.

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Thirty Years of Better Nutrition, Improved Research

Thursday, May 14, 2015   Dr. Neal Barnard   other

 
 

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The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine was founded by Neal Barnard, M.D., on April 16, 1985. 

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2015 Dietary Guidelines: Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peas

Thursday, May 07, 2015   Dr. Neal Barnard   government and food policy

 
 

Earlier this year, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee released its recommendations. These recommendations are currently under federal review, with a modified version passing into law later in the year.

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Prevent Cancer Costs by Preventing Cancer

Wednesday, May 06, 2015   Dr. Neal Barnard   cancer

 
 

A new report shows that global spending on cancer drugs reached $100 billion last year—a 10.3 percent increase from 2013. Experts predict that, at this rate, spending on cancer medicine will reach $147 billion by 2018. But we could potentially save billions by halting the rise of lifestyle cancers.

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