Interested In the Relationship Between Genetics and Health Disparities: Click On My MedPage Today Interview!
I am pleased to share with you a recent exclusive Facebook Live chat with Joyce Frieden, News Editor, MedPage Today, titled, “Better Patient Education Needed About Genetics”. I hope it stimulates some productive ideas!September 17, 2018
As Chairman of the Alliance for Health Policy, I invite you to attend our 2018 Annual Dinner for “An Evening of Reconnecting” on Tuesday, October 2nd, at the Eastern Market’s North Hall in Washington, DC at 6:00 pm. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker is Eric D. Hargan, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human...September 4, 2018
NHLBI’s “Aim for a Healthy Weight” Educational Campaign: Take a Glance at Their “Guide to Physical Activity”
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a terrific educational campaign titled “Aim for a Healthy Weight”. As we all know, reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is important for overall health and can help us prevent and control many diseases and conditions. When we are overweight or obese, we...August 28, 2018
I want to share an important article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) titled, “Keep Kids E-Cigarette Free”. E-cigarettes, electronic devices that produce an aerosol by heating a liquid, are becoming extremely popular with our youth. Today’s e-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes and most have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold...August 22, 2018
I want to share an interesting article I found on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) website titled, “Barbershops Help Black Men Lower Their Blood Pressure”. The author, Mark Sampson, M.S., Technical Writer-Editor, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), shared information regarding an NHLBI-funded study, which found that barbershops paired with pharmacists helped lower blood...August 7, 2018
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) provides a wealth of resources, which are available to everyone via their informative link “Featured Topic Sites”. Their HHS websites cover topics including vaccines, tobacco, health care, mental health, AIDS, food safety, bullying, autism, LGBT health, and more. Take a few minutes to explore the HHS websites available to everyone...July 25, 2018