If I were to tell you that up to 70 percent of all visits to a doctor are now thought to have a predominantly a single cause, what might you guess? Infections? Genetics? Drug-seeking behavior? Heart disease? Cancer? Diabetes? Pain?
As Maxwell Smart, the wise-cracking detective in the old TV series “Get Smart,” used to say, “would you believe …” lifestyle factors contribute to or cause the vast majority of illness requiring medical attention?