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How to find the right doctor

On the road to becoming highly healthy, I recommend each person have a personal physician to serve as their health care coach. Usually I recommend a primary care physician. But, how do you find the right doctor?

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Interview: Dr. Walt Says Opportunities Abound To Bring Faith Into Medicine

Here’s an interview with me, from HCJB Global, about my teaching time at a large international medical conference in Quito, Ecuador, last month.

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Taking a Spiritual Inventory of Your Healthcare Professional

Take a Spiritual Inventory Finding a doctor and other health care team members who share your spiritual foundation and practices may be crucial for you—and thankfully it’s fairly simple. You can use a spiritual inventory. Doctors are increasingly using spiritual … Continue reading

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Doctors, Listen Up: Have a Seat and You’ll Have Happier Patients

For years, when I teach young healthcare professionals about caring for patients, I teach them to sit down to talk. Why? Not only do patients warm up more quickly to physicians who sit down, they say they are more satisfied … Continue reading

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Lying to your doctor may endanger your health and life

Have you ever told a fib to your physician? Perhaps a little white lie? Have you been less than honest about your social habits? Or, you past medical history? Did you know this could endanger your health . . . … Continue reading

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Do you lie to your doctor? If so, it could cost you your life.

Have you ever lied to your doctor? Even a little “white lie”? Perhaps fibbed about how much you drink or exercise, or how healthily you eat? As harmless as they may seem, doctors say those little white lies can lead … Continue reading

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