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Rob Lawson
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Our annual conference is just a few weeks away. Book your ticket now to get the latest scientific evidence and thinking from the world's leading lifestyle medicine experts ......

Helen Lawal
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In the latest episode of the BSLM podcast Dr Helen Lawal interviews Dr Sue Smith on the subject of behaviour change and lifestyle medicine ......

Alex Maxwell
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Dr Alex Maxwell is a BSLM London Director and our Social Prescribing Director. He currently works in Thornton Heath as a GP. Here, Alex shares his thoughts about Lifestyle Medicine and Social Prescribing and why they are such a powerful combination.....

Rob Lawson
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Covid-19 is not a lifestyle disease. It is a communicable disease and no one is immune from it. But, four months into the global pandemic, we are slowly realising that Covid-19 is not impacting on all of humanity equally......

Helen Lawal
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Leeds-based GP and BSLM regional director, Dr Helen Lawal, unveils our new podcast - Sound Living. While the internet is full of myths and misinformation on the latest health trends - our podcast will be a trusted source of evidence-based advice and ...

Hugh JN Bethell
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Dr Hugh Bethell makes the case for exercise as a preventative tool for a wide range of diseases and conditions commonly linked to higher mortality and reduced quality of life. Dr Bethell has spent five decades working in cardiac rehabilitation, f...

Rob Lawson
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When we founded the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine nearly five years ago the choice of the word “society” was deliberate. We had a real sense of people coming together with a shared passion for improving people’s health and wellbeing. We felt ...

Varun Anand
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GPING is a virtual network of GPs with a shared interest in nutrition, weight management, physical activity and lifestyle. It was recently made a Special Interest Group within the RCGP. I recently took over as chair of GPING from Rachel Pryke and hav...

Rob Lawson
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Due to the ongoing situation with Covid-19 the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine has this week agreed to hold the diploma exam for 2020 online. There will be no 'in-person' exams this year in London or Edinburgh as planned....

Helen Lawal
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It’s likely if you are working in a hospital or GP surgery and reading this that there have been some significant changes to your working life amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Perhaps you are working longer hours, haven’t had a day off in weeks, have be...

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