“Without health and long life, all else fails.” – Dr. Booker T. Washington April is National Minority Health Month and the theme for 2018 is “Partnering for Health Equity.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides some great resources to help you learn more, and to help raise awareness, about health disparities that affect minorities in their...April 12, 2018
The Alliance for Health Policy has announced my new role as the elected chair of the board of directors and Thomas A. Scully, J.D., of Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, serving as the elected vice chair. The Alliance for Health Policy is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping policymakers and the public better understand health policy, the root of...April 4, 2018
It’s my pleasure to introduce you to a colleague and good friend, Joyal Mulheron, who has been working extremely hard to build EVERMORE, a non-profit organization helping people who have lost a child. Joyal is EVERMORE’s founder and her organization is “dedicated to improving life for bereaved families by fostering hope and solidarity through the sharing of stories and...April 2, 2018
I am looking forward to delivering the Opening Plenary at the upcoming 7th Conference of the American Society of Health Economists on the evening of Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Emory University in Atlanta. The theme of this year’s conference is “Economics and Public Health” and it will provide a forum for emerging ideas and empirical results of health...March 21, 2018
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart!
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), recently printed an important article titled, “Taking Care of Your Diabetes Means Taking Care of Your Heart – Diabetes and Heart Disease”. It focuses on the healthcare facts regarding the serious concerns that individuals face who have diabetes and their greater chance of having heart disease and related heart...March 7, 2018
I was recently interviewed by the host of the Art of Abundance, Leisa Peterson, for a podcast regarding the fabulous book by Ilchi Lee, “I’ve Decided to Live to 120 Years — The Ancient Secret to Longevity, Vitality and Life Transformation”. Please listen to podcast interview, as we discuss a variety of topics including mindfulness and personal transformation.March 2, 2018