Jan 15, 2020
Chronic diseases have taken over as the primary causes of death in the developed world, and yet we seem ill-prepared to deal with them in our current healthcare system. But there is a silver lining in the bad news: we often can change our health by modifying our lifestyle. And the changes don’t necessarily have to be big. We will talk a bit about the positive messages of Mr. Rogers, as his small actions had a mighty effect!
LET’S TALK THE WALK!
SOURCES and RESOURCES
Chronic Illness Resources
US National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255
“Chronic Illness: Why Can Coping with Chronic Illness Be So Difficult,” The Cleveland Clinic.
“Living with Invisible Illness,” The Atlantic
“Lyme Disease is Baffling. Even to Experts,” The Atlantic
“Lifestyle Choices: Root Causes of Chronic Disease,” The Cleveland Clinic.
“Doctors Tell All --- and It’s Bad,” The Atlantic.
“Chronic Diseases in America,” cdc.gov
“What is Lifestyle Medicine?” lifestylemedicine.org
"How Highly Processed Foods Liberated 1950s Housewives," womenshistory.org
“Living Sick and Dying Young in Rich America,” The Atlantic.
The Disease Delusion, Jeffrey Bland.
On Mr. Rogers
“Can You Say… Hero?” Esquire magazine.
“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” hbo.com
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