Health Promotion Introduction

Authored by: Dee Edington

Lifestyle Medicine

Print publication date:  May  2019
Online publication date:  April  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138708846
eBook ISBN: 9781315201108
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315201108-102

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Abstract

During the last half of the 20th century and now into the 21 st century, wellness and lifestyle medicine have become recognized as tools to identify early indicators and interventions to lower the possibility of chronic disease in individuals. In addition, the interventions increase wellness and quality of life of individuals and populations. Lifestyle medicine has been incorporated into physician practices and the impact is a powerful tool for early-stage treatment opportunities.

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