Understanding Science

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We’re going deep: in-depth articles, interviews, and videos covering cancer, heart disease, dementia, fasting, sleep, stress, and more.

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Exercise

How you move defines how you live, Part II

In the summer of 2009 I was preparing for a swim that nobody had ever done before.

Metabolic disease

Is Type 2 Diabetes Reversible at Scale?

If you’re reading this, you probably know that I’m obsessed with longevity.

Exercise

How you move defines how you live

My clinical interest is longevity, which is a function of lifespan and healthspan; In math parlance, longevity = f (lifespan, healthspan).

Metabolic disease

When does heart disease begin (and what this tells us about prevention)?

Before I get into this post I want to lay a few things out.

Personal

2016 update

Yes, I know, I haven’t written a blog post since ‘nam.

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Random finding (plus pi)

The best part of parenting (so far)? Helping your kids overcome things you struggled with. It’s at least in the top 5.

Understanding Science

Success versus Failure: A stark juxtaposition

What does winning, and losing, look like when confronting public health issues?

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