Live Chat on Weight Loss Strategies--January 2 at 12:30 P.M. EST

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Join us below at 12:30 P.M. EST on Wednesday, January 2, for a live 30-minute online chat with Edward Phillips, a physician who specializes in lifestyle health at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital and other institutions. He will discuss how he helps patients meet their weight management and other related health goals. 


Phillips will answer questions about the most effective changes--large and small--that people can make to lose weight, keep it off and stay healthy. He will also talk about why some of the trends and fads in weight loss might not be the most scientifically sound options. We invite you to post questions below in advance of the chat. 


Phillips is an assistant professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School, director of outpatient medical services at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Network in Boston, assistant psychiatrist in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation department of Massachusetts General Hospital, and serves other advisory roles. He also founded, in 2007, the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, which helps to train doctors and other health care professionals to better care for patients' long-term health by helping them make healthful choices on a daily basis. 

 

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