Health Advice
by Dr. Weiss


Health Advice by Dr. Weiss
  • A chapter a day: association of book reading with longevity is the title of a short communication from the Yale University School of Public Health, showing those who read books live twenty-three months longer. Reading books stimulates two cognitive processes according to the authors, Avni Bavishi, Martin Slade, and Becca Levy.
    Learn More
  • Mar 06, 2017
    Equity in care is care that does not differ by geographic location, socioeconomic status, gender, ethnicity, or other patient characteristics according to a recent American Hospital Association Guide for Hospital Leaders. Although no single solution for addressing disparities exists, multiple recommendations for reducing inequalities have been made. These suggestions include increased awareness, data collection, societal research, and most importantly—taking action.
    Learn More
  • Where you live matters. Your ZIP code is more important than your genetic code in predicting your health and life expectancy.
    Learn More
  • Feb 01, 2017
    The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to triple by 2050. That would be a projected rise from about 5 million to 13.8 million.
    Learn More
  • Feb 01, 2017
    Leadership is essential for progress in any arena be it healthcare, government, education, business, or any other endeavor involving two or more people. Many different types of leaders with a myriad of characteristics have been cataloged in a multitude of books, essays, tips, and other “how to” documents.
    Learn More