Erectile Dysfunction: It’s Not You, It’s Meat! – #Helping others with #HeathTips and #Research #Videos



A meat heavy diet can affect blood flow, where it counts. You get the picture. But impeded blood flow is a condition that can be reversed, with arteries literally opening up again, simply by adopting a low-fat, plant-based diet. Read more in Neal Barnard, M.D.’s latest blog: http://www.pcrm.org/…/index.…/diet-away-erectile-dysfunction.
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Ronette Briefel, Dr.P.H, R.D. – The State of Nutrition on the School Lunch Tray – #Helping others with #HeathTips and #Research #Videos



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Ronette Briefel, Dr.P.H, R.D. – Congressional Briefing: The State of Nutrition on the School Lunch Tray

On April 23 2014, the Physicians Committee hosted a briefing on the state of nutrition in the school lunch program. Academic experts and public health professionals will discuss how the changes in the school lunch program have impacted the nutritional content of what is on the tray and the importance of the school lunch and breakfast programs for addressing both food insecurity and a growing obesity epidemic among low-income children.

Ronette Briefel is a senior fellow in Mathematica’s Washington, DC, office. Briefel is currently principal investigator for a random assignment study to improve food security among low-income children in the summer and a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) breastfeeding policy inventory for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service; and an evaluation of model communities linking public health and primary care for the Health Resources and Services Administration.

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Scott Richardson, M.B.A. – The State of Nutrition on the School Lunch Tray – #Helping others with #HeathTips and #Research #Videos



Scott Richardson, M.B.A. – Congressional Briefing: The State of Nutrition on the School Lunch Tray

On April 23 2014, the Physicians Committee hosted a briefing on the state of nutrition in the school lunch program. Academic experts and public health professionals will discuss how the changes in the school lunch program have impacted the nutritional content of what is on the tray and the importance of the school lunch and breakfast programs for addressing both food insecurity and a growing obesity epidemic among low-income children.

Scott Richardson is a social innovation expert who brings over 15 years of nonprofit and for-profit experience to his work solving social problems through creative, financially sound, and sustainable business practices.

He currently serves as Director of Research and Strategic Initiatives for Project Bread-The Walk for Hunger, where he is responsible for identifying, implementing, and measuring the impact and sustainability of new projects to improve access to healthy food for underserved populations across Massachusetts. Scott holds an M.B.A. from Babson College and a B.A. in psychology from Rutgers University.

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Goutham Rao, M.D.,Congressional Briefing: The State of Nutrition on the School Lunch Tray – #Helping others with #HeathTips and #Research #Videos



On April 23 2014, the Physicians Committee hosted a briefing on the state of nutrition in the school lunch program. Academic experts and public health professionals will discuss how the changes in the school lunch program have impacted the nutritional content of what is on the tray and the importance of the school lunch and breakfast programs for addressing both food insecurity and a growing obesity epidemic among low-income children.

Goutham Rao, M.D., F.A.H.A., is vice chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Chicago and clinical associate professor at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He is also director of the Center for Biomedical Research Informatics in the NorthShore University HealthSystem.

Dr. Rao is chair of the American Heart Association’s Obesity Committee. He has served on the American Medical Association’s Expert Committee on Child and Adolescent Obesity, and on the National Quality Forum’s Child Health Steering Committee. Dr. Rao’s research focuses on improving management and cardiovascular risks in primary care settings. He is the author of more than 50 scientific publications, including three books.Description

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Wayne Giles, M.D., M.S. – The State of Nutrition on the School Lunch Tray – #Helping others with #HeathTips and #Research #Videos



Wayne Giles, M.D., M.S. – Congressional Briefing: The State of Nutrition on the School Lunch Tray

On April 23 2014, the Physicians Committee hosted a briefing on the state of nutrition in the school lunch program. Academic experts and public health professionals will discuss how the changes in the school lunch program have impacted the nutritional content of what is on the tray and the importance of the school lunch and breakfast programs for addressing both food insecurity and a growing obesity epidemic among low-income children.

Wayne H. Giles, M.D., M.S., joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in July 1992. He is currently the director of the Division of Population Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

He holds a B.A. in biology from Washington University, an M.S. in epidemiology from the University of Maryland, and an M.D. from Washington University and has completed residencies in both Internal Medicine (University of Alabama at Birmingham) and Preventive Medicine (University of Maryland). His past work includes studies examining the prevalence of hypertension in Africa, clinical trials evaluating the effectiveness of cholesterol-lowering agents, and studies examining racial differences in the incidence of stroke.

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Q&A – Congressional Briefing: The State of Nutrition on the School Lunch Tray – #Helping others with #HeathTips and #Research #Videos



On April 23, the Physicians Committee hosted a briefing on the state of nutrition in the school lunch program. Academic experts and public health professionals will discuss how the changes in the school lunch program have impacted the nutritional content of what is on the tray and the importance of the school lunch and breakfast programs for addressing both food insecurity and a growing obesity epidemic among low-income children.

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The International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine 2015 – #Helping others with #HeathTips and #Research #Videos



This medical conference on cardiovascular disease featured prominent speakers, powerful and practical information and tools, networking opportunities, continuing education credits, and heart-healthy menus. Just steps from all that Washington, D.C. has to offer.

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The Physicians Committee: We don’t just imagine, we create. – #Helping others with #HeathTips and #Research #Videos



At the Physicians Committee, our goal is a healthier world and a more ethical kind of research and medical practice.

We don’t imagine a world without disease. We create it—through good health, good nutrition, good science, and good ethics.

Learn more about what we do: http://www.pcrm.org/about/about/about-pcrm

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