Archive for June, 2016

  • Great News: The Smoking Rate Of High School Students At A Record-Low 10.8% In 2015!!

    My friend, Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, recently released an article titled, “Historic Decline in Youth Smoking Is Terrific News, But High Rate of E-Cigarette Use Must Be Addressed”. Highlighted points in Matt’s article include the following: “The historic decline in youth cigarette smoking reported today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will save […]
  • Remember: Anyone Can Get Skin Cancer … Be Safe In The Sun!

    The National Institutes of Health provides all of us  a great resource regarding skin cancer awareness via their website the NIH National Cancer Institute. Recently, they shared an article titled “Anyone Can Get Skin Cancer”, which pointed out some precautions all of us can take in order to minimize our chances of getting skin cancer during this most busy outdoor […]
  • Take A Look At The FDA’s Website “Heart Health For Women” … YOU Need To Take The Best Care of YOU!

    Did you know … according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … one in four American women will die from heart disease? This is an astonishing statistic … more women in the U.S. will die from heart disease than from any other cause. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has published an article titled “For Women: The […]
  • AHRQ’s “Questions To Ask Your Doctor” … Take A Minute to Review These Suggestions!

    I have been very fortunate to work with the leadership of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality over the years; and, for those of you unfamiliar with their work, AHRQ’s mission is to produce evidence to make health care safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable, and affordable, and to work within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services […]