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Doctor Explains 'Slow Medicine' Concept


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You can’t really deny the benefits of modern medicine. But hospitals can even feel inhospitable when you start to feel as though you’re just another customer in a long line of customers. You can even start to question how well your healthcare is tailored specifically for you. Which is one of the ideas behind Dr. Michael Finkelstein’s new book “Slow Medicine.” He says slow medicine is to the healthcare industry what slow food is to the restaurant industry. It puts you in control of your own health, using doctors as guides. Dr. Finkelstein is in Sacramento this week to talk about the new book and he joins us to explain how slow medicine works.




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