As readers of the Wellness Letter, you are undoubtedly committed to optimizing your health through improved lifestyle choices. And with the New Year soon upon us, you may be especially motivated to break some bad habits. J. Joseph Speidel, M.D., M.P.H., a professor emeritus at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and a member […]
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Expert advice from Dr. J. Joseph Speidel on how to stay healthy in the New Year and for years to come
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