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Are you ready to start a healthier second life? - The Galveston County Daily News : Health

October 24, 2014

Dr. Victor S. Sierpina Are you ready to start a healthier second life?

Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 9:59 am, Fri Feb 14, 2014.

If I were to tell you that up to 70 percent of all visits to a doctor are now thought to have a predominantly a single cause, what might you guess? Infections? Genetics? Drug-seeking behavior? Heart disease? Cancer? Diabetes? Pain?

As Maxwell Smart, the wise-cracking detective in the old TV series “Get Smart,” used to say, “would you believe …” lifestyle factors contribute to or cause the vast majority of illness requiring medical attention?

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