Dr. Susan Blum, MD, MPH

Bio

A pioneer in Functional Medicine, Dr. Susan Blum has been treating, healing and preventing chronic diseases for decades. Her passion and dedication for identifying and addressing the root causes of illness through the groundbreaking whole body approach known as Functional Medicine, is helping to transform our healthcare system.

Dr. Blum completed her Internal Medicine training at St-Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital and is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine. She received her masters in Public Health at Columbia University, her Certification in Functional Medicine from the Institute for Functional Medicine and is Senior Teaching Faculty with the Center for Mind-Body Medicine. She founded Blum Center for Health, a revolutionary Integrative Medicine and Lifestyle Education Center in 2011 and is author of "The Immune System Recovery Plan" (2013).

Specialties:

  • Preventive Medicine

Affiliation:

  • Founder of The Blum Center for Health

Location:

  • Rye Brook, NY

Activity

  • Sharecare News
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    FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many parents don't understand that the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes poses a serious danger to young children, a new survey indicates.

    The liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes is often fruit-flavored, which makes it appealing to yo...Full Article

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    THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a second drug that's part of a potent new class of medications that sharply cut levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol.

    Repatha (evolocumab), an injectable drug, works by blocking a protein tha...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are at increased risk for skin cancer because of long hours spent in the desert sun, a new study suggests.

    "Our study has identified factors that put veterans at risk for skin cancer, including mel...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study offers more evidence that quitting smoking after a heart attack is a no-brainer: Researchers found it reduces chest pain and boosts mental health and quality of life.

    The study looked at more than 4,000 American adults who were assess...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many young American adults believe electronic cigarettes and water pipes are safer than traditional cigarettes, a new study finds.

    "This is concerning as it suggests that even a substantial proportion of nonsmokers may view hookah as being a rela...Full Article

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    TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Concerns that e-cigarettes are a stepping stone to smoking for teens appear to have merit, new research suggests.

    Los Angeles-area teenagers who had never smoked before were three to four times more likely to try cigarettes or other tobacco produ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans will live in poverty at some point in their lives, a new study shows.

    Researchers looked at national data collected since 1968 and concluded that between the ages of 25 and 60, almost two-thirds of Americans will live in poverty ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health & General Preventive Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many Americans will live in poverty at some point in their lives, a new study shows.

    Researchers looked at national data collected since 1968 and concluded that between the ages of 25 and 60, almost two-thirds of Americans will live in poverty ...Full Article

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    SUNDAY, Aug. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Music therapy might someday help people with epilepsy, a new study suggests.

    About 80 percent of epilepsy patients have temporal lobe epilepsy, in which seizures originate in the temporal lobe of the brain. Music is processed in the auditory cortex...Full Article

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    SUNDAY, Aug. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Music therapy might someday help people with epilepsy, a new study suggests.

    About 80 percent of epilepsy patients have temporal lobe epilepsy, in which seizures originate in the temporal lobe of the brain. Music is processed in the auditory cortex...Full Article

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    FRIDAY, Aug. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Voters seem to prefer political candidates with deep voices because they convey strength and competence, a new study finds.

    This attraction to deep voices may be due to "caveman instincts," researchers said. These instincts may lead people to assoc...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and early menopause are a dangerous combination that might shorten life span, a new Swedish study warns.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 25,000 Swedish women who were followed for 16 years. Almost 6,000 women died in that period...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and early menopause are a dangerous combination that might shorten life span, a new Swedish study warns.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 25,000 Swedish women who were followed for 16 years. Almost 6,000 women died in that period...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and early menopause are a dangerous combination that might shorten life span, a new Swedish study warns.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 25,000 Swedish women who were followed for 16 years. Almost 6,000 women died in that period...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smoking and early menopause are a dangerous combination that might shorten life span, a new Swedish study warns.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 25,000 Swedish women who were followed for 16 years. Almost 6,000 women died in that period...Full Article