Free Aspen talk by “How Not to Die” author |

Free Aspen talk by “How Not to Die” author

Staff report

Dr. Michael Greger, author of the bestselling book “How Not to Die,” will give a free community presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, at Paepcke Auditorium.

Greger’s talk is presented by Aspen Valley Hospital, Dr. Chris Miller and Dr. Kim Scheuer.

Greger is world-renowned for his work related to whole-food, plant-based diets. He will review some of the top causes of death — cancer, heart, kidney, pulmonary and autoimmune diseases, among others — and discuss scientific evidence showing that many illnesses are food-related. Following the program, he will autograph books.

Greger is a founding member and fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. More information about his work is at

“He is an engaging speaker with a message that I think will resonate with many people in our community,” Miller said in a statement. “I have personally been motivated by his work, and I think my patients will be as well.”

Valley View Hospital is also sponsoring Dr. Greger for a similar presentation in Carbondale at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at The Orchard Gathering Center.

Both presentations are free. It is unnecessary to sign up for the Aspen program, but reservations are required for the Carbondale program at

For more information, call 970-544-1296.


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