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  • Tips from HHS Concerning Your Summer Food Safety

    Tips from HHS Concerning Your Summer Food Safety

    Now that we’ve celebrated July 4th, the summer cooking season is in full swing! It’s never too late to practice food safety; so, as you prepare for the rest of this summer’s grilling, take a minute to read this article from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services titled “Think Food Safety When You Grill For a Cookout”.  In...

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  • “Ding! Ding! Ding!” … It’s Check-up Time!

    “Ding! Ding! Ding!” … It’s Check-up Time!

    Guess what, folks? It’s time for a reminder regarding your annual doctor’s visit and to get the healthcare system working for Dr. You. This begins by placing yourself in the center of the process of “patient-centric” care.  Let’s start off by taking a look at Dr. You’s “Top Five Reasons For Going To a Yearly Check-Up”:   DR. YOU’S...

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  • CDC Announces the Smoking Rate Among High School Students Dropped to 15.7% in 2013 … A Record Low!

    CDC Announces the Smoking Rate Among High School Students Dropped to 15.7% in 2013 … A Record Low!

    The CDC recently announced that the smoking rate among high school students dropped to 15.7 percent in 2013, down from 18.1 percent in 2011 – for a 57 percent decline since peaking at 36.4 percent in 1997 … this is encouraging progress; however, we have much more work yet to do!   According to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids,...

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  • America’s Health Rankings 2014 Senior Report Released

    America’s Health Rankings 2014 Senior Report Released

    The United Health Foundation recently released its America’s Health Rankings 2014 Senior Report.  I’d like to share a great article with you written by Elizabeth O’Brien, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal’s MarketWatch titled “The Healthiest States for Retirees”. The top five healthiest states are: Minnesota Hawaii New Hamshire Vermont Massachusetts The five least healthiest states are: Arkansas...

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  • We’re Facing Important Challenges Regarding the Affordability of Innovation in Care Delivery

    We’re Facing Important Challenges Regarding the Affordability of Innovation in Care Delivery

    I was pleased to participate, in association with FasterCures, on a panel with several thoughtful people at the recent Milken Institute’s Global Conference. Our panel titled “If You Cure It, Will They Pay? Putting a Value on Lives“ explored important elements of this topic. You might be particularly interested in the comments from Gregg Alton of Gilead Sciences, the...

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  • Be It Ever So Humble, There’s No Place Like Home … So, Let’s Make Sure Yours Is Safe!

    Be It Ever So Humble, There’s No Place Like Home … So, Let’s Make Sure Yours Is Safe!

    Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home. I wish I were the first to pen that sentiment. Truer words have never been written. Whether you live in an apartment or a house, your home should maintain and protect your health – call it your port in the storm of life. Home should be the place where you are most...

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