Archive for March, 2015

  • CDC Launches Their 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign

    In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention initiated its national tobacco education campaign, which has prompted millions of smokers to quit. On March 30th, they launched their 2015 “Tips From Former Smokers” Campaign, which features former smokers who have suffered from smoking-related illnesses. The ads also highlight the benefits of quitting cigarettes entirely, not just cutting down. Take a minute […]
  • I Look Forward to Seeing You at the American Telemedicine Association’s “ATA 2015: 20th Annual Telemedicine Meeting & Trade Show”

    I am looking forward to my role serving as the President of the American Telemedicine Association and I strongly encourage you to attend the upcoming ATA 2015: 20th Annual Telemedicine Meeting & Trade Show on May 2nd – 5th at the Los Angeles Convention Center. For over 20 years, the ATA Annual International Meeting & Trade Show has been the premier […]
  • You Can Do Better: Read the Nutrition Label … Please!

    I am continually amazed by the number of people I meet who fail to take advantage of the wealth of personally appropriate information contained in the nutrition labels on food packaging. A great deal of science and regulatory reform advocacy was, and is, necessary to give us vital information that we need, and deserve, to make healthy choices. Let’s use […]
  • Need a Little Help in Eating Properly … You Probably Do!

    Regular viewers of this website know that I take every opportunity to support people who work hard to give us the information we need to be healthy. I found these reminders from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services‘ article titled, “Ten Ways to Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle During National Nutrition Month”, to be useful to many of us. Let’s take […]