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Health Connections

  • Most of Us Think We Know This … However: Don’t Be Tempted to Use Expired Medicines

    Most of Us Think We Know This … However: Don’t Be Tempted to Use Expired Medicines

    Like many people, even though I know how important it is to be cautious with expired medicines, I don’t take it seriously enough in my own life or in my communication to patients. To rectify this, I urge you to take a look at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s special feature article, “Don’t Be Tempted to Use Expired Medicines” , which...

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  • Exciting News: The ADA, AMA, CDC and the Ad Council Join Forces to Fight Type 2 Diabetes!

    Exciting News: The ADA, AMA, CDC and the Ad Council Join Forces to Fight Type 2 Diabetes!

    Recently, the American Diabetes Association, American Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ad Council joined forces to fight one of our Nation’s biggest public health crises today: the increasing incidence of Type 2 Diabetes.  In their news release, First-of-its-Kind PSA Campaign Targets the 86 Million American Adults with Prediabetes, the organizations touch on the fact the campaign was...

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  • Maybe This Will Make A Difference In Complying With Recommended Immunizations

    Maybe This Will Make A Difference In Complying With Recommended Immunizations

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published the Immunizations Schedules, which are the U.S. recommended immunization schedules for children and adults. In their article, “For Everyone: Easy-to-Read Schedules”, they provide schedules which list the age or age range when each vaccine or series of shots is recommended. If your child (birth through 6 years old) or adolescent...

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  • I Applaud The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Applauding Hawaii For Implementing First Statewide 21 Law

    I Applaud The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Applauding Hawaii For Implementing First Statewide 21 Law

    We’ve made a lot of progress in the past 25 years in reducing tobacco consumption. The good news is that the prevalence of smoking for adults has decreased over this time period from 29.5% to 18.1%. The bad news is that 18.1% of the adult population continues to smoke. As such, we need to really support initiatives that will...

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  • Community Health Planners And Others May Be Interested In My RWJF Blog Posting … “Rebuilding Healthier and More Resilient Communities Together”

    Community Health Planners And Others May Be Interested In My RWJF Blog Posting … “Rebuilding Healthier and More Resilient Communities Together”

    I recently contributed to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation blog, “Culture of Health” and I wanted to share with you the article I authored titled “Rebuilding Healthier and More Resilient Communities Together”. Relatedly, you can also view the First Friday Google+ Hangout titled “From Preparation to Recovery: A Focus on Health”, that I participated in on December 4th . In the...

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  • Just Released: United Health Foundation’s 26th Edition of America’s Health Rankings Annual Report

    Just Released: United Health Foundation’s 26th Edition of America’s Health Rankings Annual Report

    The United Health Foundation, for which I serve as the external senior medical adviser, in partnership with the American Public Health Association, just released the 26th America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities. According to the report, Americans are making meaningful progress on key health metrics including smoking less and leading less sedentary lifestyles, but rising...

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