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Healthcare Workers Don’t Always Practice What They Preach
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One presumes healthcare workers have much healthier behaviors than the general population because they know better, but that’s far from the case, especially in areas of weight control, binge drinking, and cigarette smoking.

“If you go down the list, in most cases, healthcare workers are no better than anybody else,” says Kenneth Mukamal, MD, a researcher at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and principal author of a research letterentitled in part, “Do Healthcare Workers Practice What they Preach?”