Dr. Marc Ringel

Dr. Marc Ringel KUNC Commentator

Marc Ringel has spent most of his three decade-plus medical career either as a rural family physician or teaching others how to do it.  He is a consultant in medical education, rural health, and anything else someone might be willing to pay him for.  Marc has done an every-other week commentary on health topics on KUNC since 1995.  His current day job is as a senior instructor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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6:00am

Mon September 5, 2011
Commentary

Number 160 and Up

Dr. Marc Ringel

In the medical community team-based care is starting to replace the old model of doctor knows best and makes all the decisions. And even though he was taught that way, KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel is fully behind the new method.

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6:00am

Mon August 22, 2011
Commentary

Ringelmeal

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Researchers have long known that what we eat as children has a direct impact on our health and welfare as adults. But can we change our bad eating habits once they’ve been formed? A new study suggests that we can. KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel has more.

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6:29am

Mon August 8, 2011
Commentary

Crushedy Crushedy Crush

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When it comes to pain and suffering, drugs, surgery and other tools of modern medicine play an indisputable part in relieving that pain.  But KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel believes the human mind can be an equally powerful remedy…

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6:25am

Mon July 25, 2011
Commentary

Surf and Turf

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All-day seminars are often hailed in infomercials as a way to change behavior.  But KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel says things like that aren’t enough.  For a real breakthrough, we need easy-to-stick-to systems. Although a little bribery to sweeten the deal doesn't hurt...

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6:00am

Mon July 11, 2011
Commentary

Everything Has Been Pretty Good

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Dr. Marc Ringel

Learning to speak doesn’t always come easy for children. But new research seems to debunk the theory that toddlers who learn to talk later than sooner grow up with emotional or behavioral problems. KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel has more.

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