Tag Archives: Personal responsibility

Helping Sugar Sweetened Beverage Consumption Trends Go The Right Way

Signs of Life for Sugar Sweetened Beverage Consumption Trends A recent research study by Sara N. Bleich, PhD, et al at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health shows that simple signs that link exercise to sugar-sweetened beverage consumption does help teens … Continue reading

Posted in Obesity, Personal Responsibility, Public Health Issues | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Personal responsibility and healthcare

Personal Responsibility and Healthcare:  Behavior can make a big difference Part of the cost control contemplated in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is holding physicians accountable for cost and quality. But how can physicians be held accountable for non-compliant patients … Continue reading

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Obesity, Personal Responsibility | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Shut Out Sugar Program Addresses Obesity

Shut Out Sugar Campaign On A Roll Not only is excessive sugar in the diet dangerous to overall health, it contributes immensely to the obesity epidemic we now face and has led to the huge increase in Type II diabetes … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Obesity, Personal Responsibility | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Personal Responsibility in Healthcare

Role of personal responsibility in healthcare costs: Personal Responsibility is an important element of addressing rising health care costs. Obesity alone has taken on epidemic proportions, with the United States spending $174 billion a year to treat diabetes, and at least … Continue reading

Posted in Home, Personal Responsibility | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

HCMS Newsletter President’s Page: Personal Responsibility

As the President of the Harris County Medical Society, Russell Kridel, MD, authors the President’s Page for the HCMS Newsletter. The following is the complete transcript from the April 1st issue on the topic of Personal Responsibility. A Root Mean … Continue reading

Posted in HCMS President Editorials, Home | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment