3 Lifestyle Changes for Better Health

Right now in the U.S. About 4 out of 5 Veterans receving care in VHA are overweight or obese. 1 in 5 Veterans actively uses tobacco products. Research shows that 3 health behaviors contribute to the development of 4 major chronic diseases. Together, those diseases account for 50% of all deaths, worldwide. Physical inactivity, unhealthy […]

Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Presentation by Kurt Stange, MD, PhD

>>>DR. STEVEN CLAUSER: So I’ll introduce now Kurt Stange. Kurt is a family physician. He has been practicing for many years. He has done a lot of work in family oriented system design and primary care. He is the editor of the Annals of Family Medicine. He and his team did an incredible amount of […]

Vaccines – A Public Health Achievement

CDC/HHS logo Immunization. Power to Protect. Hashtag Vaccines By The Numbers Between 2001 And 2010 the United States saw big declines in the number of cases of vaccine-preventable diseases, like rotavirus and pneumococcal disease. Making vaccines one of the 10 greatest public health achievements of the decade. Despite this, outbreaks can still happen. Vaccines can […]

Knee Pain When Running? | How To Avoid Runner’s Knee

(soft upbeat music) – Runner’s knee is something you hear fairly regularly in the running world. It is something that can seriously hamper your training or leave you completely sidelined. So today, I’m heading to the gym, and I’m gonna be taking a closer look at what exactly is going on in runner’s knee and, […]

The Voices of Healthy Aging

We want people to die young as late in life as possible. That’s me, I’m living it. I’m 92 years young [laughter.] The Voices of Healthy Aging My name is Dr. Bernice Catherine Harper. I am 92 years young. I think I’m pretty lucky because I’ve utilized the whole concept of prevention. My internist, Dr. […]

3 Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes – #OurHearts

Holly Nicastro: Welcome to the Our Hearts cooking demonstration. I’m Dr. Holly Nicastro, a nutrition scientist with the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, or NHLBI. Joining me today is Carlene Thomas, a registered dietician nutritionist, a food photographer, and blogger. February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for […]

How Cycling Can Boost Your Mental Health – GCN Does Science

(logo swooshing) (gentle orchestral music) – I know what you’re thinking. That is a seriously cool hat. Probably out of your budget though, and with good reason. It is no ordinary hat. It’s monitoring and recording blood flow in my brain while I’m doing a fitness test. The reason for it is to demonstrate that […]

Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Discussant comments by Thomas Vogt, MD, MPH

>>>DR. STEVE CLAUSER: Our discussion for this session is Tom Vogt. I can tell, he’s got his hands full with this group. But he’s a former senior investigator at Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Services Research. His work is investigating improving prevention services in medical care settings, the quality and cost of preventive care, primary […]

Multilevel Interventions in Health Care Conference: Overview by Arnold Kaluzny, PhD

>>>DR. STEVEN CLAUSER: Now there will be more detailed instructions in terms of how this is going to work, in terms of the discussions, but right now I’d really like to move directly into our first substantive presentation and introduce my close friend, Arnie Kaluzny. Arnie Kaluzny has served as chairman of Multilevel Interventions steering […]