Do healthy doctors make healthy patients?

‘Do as I say, not as I do’ might be a well-worn phrase, but the reverse is a better strategy for improving patients’ health, international research suggests.

A large Israeli study has shown that when doctors keep up-to-date with preventive health measures their patients are more likely to do the same.

The study authors, writing in the CMAJ, said the data showed a direct positive link between physicians

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