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Straight Talk by Dr. Weiss
  • “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” This famous quote attributed to Margaret Mead last century is equally valid and powerful today describing the Blue Zones Project.
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  • No one is perfect, and everyone has opportunities to improve. NCH is no exception; thus, we invited five couples to share feedback about their loved ones’ recent hospital experience. The observations were mixed, mostly positive, with some important concerns. Board Chair Mariann MacDonald and Chief Experience Officer Gary Tomcik joined in this learning experience. Comments were lightly edited to include as many as possible.
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  • I am personally inviting you to join elected officials, key community leaders, Blue Zones Project Steering Committee and me, to hear a presentation by Dan Buettner, founder of the Blue Zones Project. Dan will share his latest research in his usual dynamic manner.
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Health Advice by Dr. Weiss
  • Apr 02, 2018
    The human need for touch, attachment, belonging, and social proximity has long been known. Touch is the “mother of all senses” and develops in utero. Our skin is the largest of the human sense organs.
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  • Mar 16, 2018
    The human body is amazing. We take for granted the underlying, almost autonomous functions that keep us healthy and functional. Most times, with a casual nonchalance, we don’t even realize what goes on second by second inside our bodies as we direct our conscious attention to interaction with the outside surrounding environment. Our bodies are more complex than most computers. Organ system examples gleaned from the website WhatCulture are fascinating.
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  • Wealth and income inequity are defining issues for the United States.
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