“What color is your pee?” “Straw-colored. Thank you so much for asking. What color is yours?” “Apple cider. But at least I’m peeing. Hand me the water.” This was the recent conversation among my friends after we biked on yet another unseasonably hot day. As we stretched out a bit, we asked each other about […]
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Back by popular demand, more insights from the textbook, Introductory Physiology and Hygiene, by H. W. Conn, Ph.D., published by Silver, Burdett and Company, in 1908. Apparently the Tour de France riders never learned as children that they should sit straight, ride slowly, and stop before they are too tired. However, they did learn about […]
There were several themes that resonated throughout the recent Health 2.0 Goes To Washington conference. Two of the most powerful and provocative ones centered on patients and data. R-E-S-P-E-C-T Patients want – and deserve – respect. The kind of R-E-S-P-E-C-T that Aretha Franklin favors. It’s simple: patients are at the center of the health care […]
The inaugural TEDxPotomac drew its name and inspiration from the Potomac River. Ideas surged and flowed. The word cloud highlights actions passionately conveyed by speakers. A number of key concepts resonated.
Guest post by Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA “Play, Incorporating Animistic and Magical Thinking Is Important Because It: Fosters the healthy, creative and emotional growth of a child; Forms the best foundation for later intellectual growth. Provides a way in which children get to know the world and creates possibilities for different ways of responding […]
Using Mobile Technology And New Media To Encourage Mobile Lifestyles from ctorgan The fast moving, participatory world of social media is embraced by the White House and the CDC, as well as by professional athletes and major corporations. This presentation, given by invitation at the 2010 American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Summit, […]
Childhood obesity is epidemic. We see evidence of it every day – at mall food courts, in video arcades, at school bus stops. But just how bad is it and how much is it costing us? Here are some key numbers.
I collect vintage health / wellness / fitness / physiology textbooks. While flipping through some of the books recently, I came across this wonderful set of everyday health rules. The list is from the first book in the series, Introductory Physiology and Hygiene, by H. W. Conn, Ph.D., published by Silver, Burdett and Company, in […]