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“Eating Well” During National Public Health Week

Today's National Public Health Week theme is "Eat Well." Eating well starts with knowing what a healthy meal looks like, but for many people, this is a challenge. In our supersized world of larger portions and convenience foods, finding healthy options and preparing a healthy meal almost feels like a special occasion.  And it shouldn't be. Despite efforts to promote dietary guidelines and healthy eating, public health messages seem to be falling on deaf ears and full plates of les… [Read More]

Get Out Ahead…of Preventable Diseases

Sweeping changes to the U.S. health care system are stressing the importance of getting ahead of preventable diseases, such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, and chronic lower respiratory diseases. The Affordable Care Act  puts the management of health care into the hands of the consumer, providing tools to make more informed decisions regarding the management of health and health care. Additionally, the law now requires health insurance plans to include … [Read More]

Can Mobile Health Fill a Gap in Concussion Diagnosis and Treatment?

The men's basketball teams from University of Connecticut, University of Florida, University of Wisconsin, and University of Kentucky are set to take the court and bring March Madness to a head in Dallas this weekend, capping an exciting and bracket-busting NCAA tournament. For all the excitement, this year's tournament has also taken a physical toll. We've seen serious injuries including a torn ACL, a foot injury; a broken knee cap; and a career-ending concussion. Thankfully, there… [Read More]


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