Across America, People Are Working To Spread The Health Message … Check Out My Interview With Glenn Ellis In Philadelphia!
This past Saturday, October 8th, I was privileged to be interviewed by Glenn Ellis, a health and wellness educator and writer, whose work centers around health equity and ethics in medicine; and, host of the radio program, “Information is the Best Medicine”, on WURD 900AM in Philadelphia. During the hour long interview, Glenn and I engaged in a great dialogue touching on...October 11, 2016
“Families Caring for an Aging America” … A Report From The National Academies Of Sciences, Engineering, And Medicine
Recently, with the support of 15 sponsors, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened an expert committee to examine what is known about the nation’s family caregivers of older adults and to recommend policies to address their needs and help to minimize the barriers they encounter in acting on behalf of an older adult. The findings of...October 7, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published an informative article titled “Don’t Fall Behind on Falls”, which highlights the important statistics related to older Americans and the incidence rate of their falling, along with the results from such. Each day, more than 10,000 older Americans turn 65 years in age and the number of fall-related injuries...September 26, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced September is National Childhood Obesity Month. In the United States today, approximately 1 in 5 children (17%) has obesity and certain groups of children are more affected than others. National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month provides an opportunity for learning about ways to prevent and address this serious health concern...September 15, 2016
As a panelist at the upcoming National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Quality Talks: Inspiring the Future of American Health Care on October 24th in Washington, DC, I want to share some information with you about the event and encourage you to attend. The event is being held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC...August 29, 2016
As the immediate past president of the American Telemedicine Association, I want to take a minute to invite all of you to attend the ATA 2016 Fall Forum being held in New Orleans on September 28th – 30th! This annual event provides a great opportunity for you to meet with leading telehealth experts to better understand important changes happening...August 16, 2016