People really do make the assumption that I had some weirdo Hollywood upbringing, but my parents are incredibly down-to-earth people who worked really hard to raise us in a way that was health.
Self-esteem is as important to our well-being as legs are to a table. It is essential for physical and mental health and for happiness.
The majority of Americans receive health insurance coverage through their employers, but with rising health care costs, many small businesses can no longer afford to provide coverage for their employees.
Our health care system is the finest in the world, but we still have too many uninsured Americans, too high prices for prescription drugs, and too many frivolous lawsuits driving our physicians out of state or out of business.
During my nearly five years as director-general of WHO, high-level policymakers have increasingly recognized that health is central to sustainable development.