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Health Connections

  • Remember:  Anyone Can Get Skin Cancer … Be Safe In The Sun!

    Remember: Anyone Can Get Skin Cancer … Be Safe In The Sun!

    The National Institutes of Health provides all of us  a great resource regarding skin cancer awareness via their website the NIH National Cancer Institute. Recently, they shared an article titled “Anyone Can Get Skin Cancer”, which pointed out some precautions all of us can take in order to minimize our chances of getting skin cancer during this most busy...

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  • Take A Look At The FDA’s Website “Heart Health For Women” … YOU Need To Take The Best Care of YOU!

    Take A Look At The FDA’s Website “Heart Health For Women” … YOU Need To Take The Best Care of YOU!

    Did you know … according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … one in four American women will die from heart disease? This is an astonishing statistic … more women in the U.S. will die from heart disease than from any other cause. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has published an article titled “For Women:...

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  • AHRQ’s “Questions To Ask Your Doctor” … Take A Minute to Review These Suggestions!

    AHRQ’s “Questions To Ask Your Doctor” … Take A Minute to Review These Suggestions!

    I have been very fortunate to work with the leadership of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality over the years; and, for those of you unfamiliar with their work, AHRQ’s mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human...

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  • Take A Look At The FDA’s New Nutrition Facts Label For Packaged Foods!

    Take A Look At The FDA’s New Nutrition Facts Label For Packaged Foods!

    My friend and colleague, Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Susan Mayne, Ph.D., Director, FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, recently released a new blog article titled “Unveiling the New Nutrition Facts Label”, which updates the public on the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s new Nutrition Facts label on...

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  • Telemedicine’s Challenge: Integrating Telemedicine Visits Into Patient Records For Continuous Care!

    Telemedicine’s Challenge: Integrating Telemedicine Visits Into Patient Records For Continuous Care!

    This year’s ATA 2016 events and activities currently taking place in Minneapolis, MN have, as anticipated, been extremely exiting and informative!  As President of the American Telemedicine Association, please see my quote noted in today’s POLITICO issue of Morning eHealth: TELEMEDICINE’S BIGGEST OBSTACLE: Integrating telemedicine visits into patient records remains one of the biggest challenges facing telemedicine, President Reed Tuckson and other...

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  • Take A Look At Two Important FDA Campaigns Educating Youth About Tobacco: “Fresh Empire” And “The Real Cost”

    Take A Look At Two Important FDA Campaigns Educating Youth About Tobacco: “Fresh Empire” And “The Real Cost”

    I want to share with you two important campaigns sponsored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which are in place to educate today’s youth about the consequences and dangerous health risks associated with the use of tobacco and smokeless tobacco products, in an effort to prevent and reduce more teens from experimenting or starting their use of the various tobacco-related...

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