Northwell Direct, Whole Foods Market Offer a Holistic, Affordable Primary Care Network to Whole Foods Team Members

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Northwell Direct – a Northwell Health company that offers a range of health and wellness solutions to employers in the tri-state area – is teaming with Whole Foods Market to provide local Team Members a customized primary care network that delivers holistic, lifestyle-based and affordable medical care.

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Whole Foods employees and dependents can see Northwell providers at seven locations around metro New York. CREDIT: Northwell Health

Seven Northwell Health locations – in Westchester, Manhattan, Queens and Long Island – will be easily accessible primary care destinations for eligible Whole

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In a global pandemic, health care positions top “Best Jobs” list

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Nearly half of the nation’s top 100 jobs for 2021 are in health care, perhaps no surprise amid a worldwide pandemic that has been raging in the U.S. for almost a full year.

Forty-two of the 100 jobs included in U.S. News and World Report’s annual “Best Jobs” list this year fall under health care or health care support roles, like physician, dentist, anesthesiologist and occupational therapist.

“One thing the global pandemic has reinforced is the need and value of health care professionals,” Antonio Barbera, consumer advice editor at U.S. News said in a statement. “This year’s rankings

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Whole Foods CEO thinks food can replace health care

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An apple a day really does keep the doctor away, according to Whole Foods CEO John Mackey.

He’s drawing criticism from the medical community and Twitter pundits alike after telling listeners of Freakonomics Radio that Americans just wouldn’t need comprehensive health care — if only they ate better.

“I mean, honestly, we talk about health care. The best solution is not to need health care,” said Mackey, in the Nov. 4 interview with Freakonomics host Stephen Dubner that’s going viral Tuesday after being reported by CNBC.

“The best solution is to change the way people eat, the way they live,

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Best solution is not to need health care

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Whole Foods CEO John Mackey says the key to keeping people healthy in the United States is for people to eat better and live healthier lives.

“I mean, honestly, we talk about health care. The best solution is not to need health care,” Mackey told Freakonomics Radio host Stephen Dubner in an episode released on Nov. 4.

“The best solution is to change the way people eat, the way they live, the lifestyle, and diet,” Mackey says. “There’s no reason why people shouldn’t be healthy and have a longer health span. A bunch of drugs is not going to solve

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