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Food Plating In America: What A Waste

Mike Magee When I first began to educate myself about water, with the help of water experts at the United Nations, I was surprised by the facts.(1) Only 3% of the water is fresh, and less then 1% accessible. 70% of human consumption of water goes to agriculture. And the American diet, biased to meat […]

“Balancing Calories to Manage Weight: Recommendations, Barriers, Strategies and Communications”

2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern Time Price: Free Description: This ASN-Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) webinar, “Balancing Calories to Manage Weight: Recommendations, Barriers, Strategies and Communications,” will be the first of a series of webinars that examines these key recommendations and presents an easily digestible set of recommendations, strategies and communications to help you […]

Spock, Feminists, and the Fight for Participatory Medicine: A History

AAFP Remembers Barbara Starfield MD

AAFP Source Material “Barbara Starfield, M.D., M.P.H., of Baltimore, died June 10 at age 78. A pediatrician and renown health services researcher, Starfield was considered a strong advocate for primary care and a friend to family medicine. Starfield received her medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, […]

Bill Novelli, C-TAC, and A Fresh Look At Palliative Care

Bill Novelli, professor in the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, and former CEO of AARP, recently reflected on an article by Atul Gawande, M.D. in the New Yorker (1) on our system of care for Americans with advanced disease. Novelli agreed with Gawande that our system has “utterly failed” on a number of […]

FDA Goes Graphic With Cigarette Pack Warnings

New Ads on packs of cigarettes released by FDA today. View HERE.

Otis Brawley MD With Latest Cancer Society Statistics

The American Cancer Society reported this week on progress in cancer survival. Here is their Medical Director, Otis Brawley MD, on the meaning of these findings. VIDEO

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