Monthly Archives: June 2016

Dr. Robert Zarr, ParkRx Advisor, National Park Service

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Robert Zarr, pediatrician at Unity Health in Washington, DC and founder of the ParkRx movement, which seeks to help patients achieve optimal health by prescribing the use of local … Continue reading

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Supreme Victory

Domestic violence survivors, victims and advocates won a victory today when the Supreme Court, in a 6-2 opinion delivered by Justice Kagan, upheld a federal law banning perpetrators of domestic violence from owning firearms.  The court ruled that reckless acts … Continue reading

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Dr. Robert Zarr, ParkRx Advisor, National Park Service

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Robert Zarr, pediatrician at Unity Health in Washington, DC and founder of the ParkRx movement, which seeks to help patients achieve optimal health by prescribing the use local park … Continue reading

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Goodness, Oh My!  Self-Care While Working with Trauma

In the wake of recent human atrocities, I find myself engaging in a practice that I used to implement routinely when I first began treating trauma victims.  I would look around and ask myself – Where is the goodness?  It … Continue reading

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New Kid on the Block

I am wearing new shoes today. I am wearing new shoes for my new role as Director of Domestic Violence, Research and Education at Community Health Center Inc.’s New Horizons.  I am the New Kid on the Block among devoted … Continue reading

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Dr. Emmanuel d’Harcourt, Senior Health Director, International Rescue Committee

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Emmanuel d’Harcourt, Senior Health Director at the International Rescue Committee, an international aid organization dedicated to mitigating the plight of the world’s 60 million refugees. Dr. d’Harcourt discusses the … Continue reading

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How to Manage Diabetes during Ramadan

A few years ago CHC published a blog discussing Ramadan and the precautions diabetic patients may need to take to manage their health while fasting. Given that Ramadan occurs during the summer solstice this year, meaning the time between sunrise … Continue reading

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Lynn Quincy, Director of Health Care Value Hub, Consumers Union

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Lynn Quincy, Director of the Health Care Value Hub at Consumers Union, which seeks to assist consumers in obtaining the best information on drug and health care pricing, consumer-friendly insurance … Continue reading

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Classic Roasted Salsa

Ingredients: 2 large tomato’s 1 medium white onion, halved 3 jalapenos 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice (from 2 limes) Coarse salt and ground pepper 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro Directions: Heat broiler, with rack in top position. Place … Continue reading

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Harpreet Sood, Sr. Fellow to CEO of NHS England

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr.Harpreet Sood, Sr. Fellow to the CEO of the National Health Service of England. Dr. Sood addresses the strengths of the health systems of both the UK and the US, … Continue reading

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