Archive for May, 2016

  • 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 packaged […]
  • 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 experts […]
  • 2015 Healing Stories Contest Winners

    Congratulations to the 2015 winners of our Healing Stories Creative Writing Contest. We hope you will take the time to read through these thoughtful and evocative writing submissions on health and healing. Short Story First Place Prize: $1,000 “Homestretch” by Derrick Spencer (Howard University) Here’s what the review panel had to say about “Homestretch”: “I loved reading ‘Homestretch’. It’s well conceived and […]
  • 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 products […]
  • Reed Tuckson Announced As Non-Executive Chairman Of The Board of Directors Of ViTel Net

    I am pleased to share with you the news that ViTel Net has appointed me Chairman of their Board of Directors. The press release, “Reed Tuckson, MD appointed as ViTel Net’s Chairman of the Board of Directors” was published today on PR Newswire. As stated in today’s release: “We are pleased that Dr. Tuckson has decided to accept our offer to become […]