MCI Founder publishes Huffington Post column describing “Contagious Health”


(11 March 2013) Dr. Daniel Zoughbie, the CEO and founder of Microclinic International, writes in Good Health Can Be Contagious, “We now know that three behaviors (poor diet, physical inactivity, and smoking) can lead to four non-communicable diseases (lung disease, several cancers, Type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease)… which in turn result in 50 percent of global mortality each year.” He continues, describing MCI’s program in Kentucky with partner Humana. The project Team Up 4 Health is working to turn the tide against obesity and diabetes in the U.S. South “based on the premise that small behavior changes can have a big impact as they spread through preexisting networks of friends and family members.”

Read the full piece on the Huffington Post.

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