Monthly Archives: February 2011

American Heart Month Activities

February is American Heart Month and according to the Center for Disease Control, “Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.”  They go on to cite a report by the American Heart Association saying “In 2010, … Continue reading

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Building a Healthier America

For a brief moment, I was five years old again in the small sandbox behind my house.  I had my trucks moving around dirt as I built my marvelous edifice that would somehow make the world a better place.  I … Continue reading

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Patient Center Medical Homepage

The Patient Centered Medical Home, it is an important topic a lot of people have been talking about recently.  I’ve written a little bit about what ‘home’ means.  I want to write more about what patient centered really means.  As … Continue reading

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This Week in Health Care News

The biggest news of this week was not particularly related to health care, but it is significant enough to highlight anyway.  Mubarak Steps Down, Ceding Power to Military.  Just yesterday, there was an article, Obama Faces a Stark Choice on … Continue reading

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Give Adults a Smile Day

It was another cold, stormy Saturday morning, and I didn’t especially relish the idea of crawling out of bed and heading to Meriden to gather stories from Give Kids a Smile day.  Friday, I had driven up to New Britain … Continue reading

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This Week in Health Care News

This week, Recess Rocks, a nationwide childhood obesity prevention campaign of CHC announced the winners of its video contest, which asked students about their ideas of dealing with childhood obesity.  The press release is available on the Recess Rocks website.  … Continue reading

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Dentists Wearing Red

February is American Heart Month.  The White House Proclamation starts off Heart disease is a staggering health problem and a leading cause of death for American women and men.  Thankfully, there are steps each of us can take to prevent … Continue reading

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