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284: Dr. Andrew Murray: Building Blocks of Population Health

284: Dr. Andrew Murray: Building Blocks of Population Health

On this episode of the Healthy Wealthy and Smart Podcast, Dr. Andrew Murray joins me to discuss the building blocks of population health. Dr. Murray is a Sports and Exercise Medicine doctor, GP and runner who has worked in the Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games, the Ryder Cup and with various national and international squads. He currently works for the European and Challenge Tour Golf, the SportScotland Institute of Sport, and the Scottish Rugby Union. He is passionate about increasing physical activity for health and has worked for the Scottish Government as their first “physical activity champion”, and enjoys research with the University of Edinburgh in this area. In this episode, we discuss: -The role of preventative care as the foundation for population health -How much exercise is enough? -How sleep and diet contribute to optimal health -Practical tips to implement healthier lifestyle changes and ways to advocate in the community -And so much more!   Modern medicine is ca