“At least 150 minutes a week of moderate exercise is good for you. And that is a prescription you have to fill yourself.”
Are you looking for ways to stay healthy and live longer? Want to know the latest health recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force? Dr. Michael Barry, Vice Chair of the US Preventive Services Task Force, is here to talk about how to protect your health for the long term.
Our healthcare system is always evolving and changing—which means that doctor’s recommendations are too. It’s important to stay on top of these to keep our body in tip top shape, particularly as we get older.
Dr. Michael Berry is the Vice Chair of the US Preventative Services Task Force and a leading authority on health and aging. He is a board-certified family and preventive medicine physician, with training in integrative medicine, and specializes in primary care. Dr. Berry has dedicated his career to helping people understand how to improve their health and wellbeing through preventive measures. He has been a guest lecturer at medical conferences, a featured speaker on podcasts, and a contributing author to medical publications. Dr. Berry has an extensive background in preventive services, with a particular focus on the latest health recommendations for aging. He has been a part of the US Preventive Services Task Force since 2008, and currently serves as its Vice Chair. He is passionate about helping people practice preventive medicine and live longer, healthier lives.
On today’s episode, Dr. Berry explains the importance of aspirin for people between the ages of 40 and 59 (and why those over the age of 60 should not start taking it), he explains the importance of lung cancer screening, colon cancer screening and much more.
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