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The Silent Epidemic of Surgeon Burn-Out and Depression by Robert W. Posted Sun 31 Oct 2010 2:20pm      Welcome to Weekly Health Update "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS     Updated:  10/21/2010 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical advi ... Read on »
DirectLife From Phillips – One More Electronic Activity Monitoring Device by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 21 Oct 2009 10:02pm 1 Comment It looks like Fitbit has some competition.  This one has a monthly subscription after 4 months free an d looks a little different.  From the one picture below I don’t think this is going to replace my favorite pendent around my neck in near future.   There’s a page for the company to inquire and contact the HR Department.  The site states as ... Read on »
Surgeon General Announces Yet Another App Contest Maybe to Promote Their PHR “My Family Health Portrait”? Does She U by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 08 Dec 2011 3:50am Here we go again, yet one more app contest, they are all over the place today.  Actually it would be nice to have some apps that compliment the PHR, you think?  Maybe we will get some?  If remember correctly there was an API built in and a lot of work that went into the PHR.  Last year the Surgeon General also spoke about how My Family Portrait ... Read on »
US Surgeon General Regina Benjamin Resigns by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 13 Jun 2013 2:18am There’s no big story here with her resignation other than the fact that she plans to return to Alabama and donate time at a rural clinic as she was doing before being appointed.  Like every other government entity the office had plenty of apps and does provide a PHR, which for some reason or another doesn’t get a lot of attention and I asked if ... Read on »
HHS Secretary and Surgeon General Join First Lady to Announce Plans to Combat Overweight and Obesity and Support Healthy Choice by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Thu 28 Jan 2010 12:00am First Lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin announced plans today to help Americans lead healthier lives through better nutrition, regular physical activity, and by encouraging communities to support healthy choices. At a YMCA in Alexandria, ... Read on »
U.S. Surgeon General’s Healthy App Challenge by Juno Medical Doctor Posted Tue 06 Dec 2011 8:58am In June 2011, the National Prevention Council, which is chaired by U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin, released the National Prevention Strategy , America’s plan for better health and wellness. National public health recommendations and guidelines currently exist for physical activity ( Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans ), nutr ... Read on »
Physical Activity/Fitness Resources for Children and Adolescents by anna Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 07 May 2009 8:28pm Office of the Surgeon General, HHS Read about the Healthy Youth for a Healthy America here. Take the Surgeon General’s pledge to help prevent and decrease childhood obesity. “Working together, we can ensure our children’s health—and their future.” CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH), HHS Find out how DASH promotes the hea ... Read on »
The Surgeon General’s Vision for a Healthy and Fit Nation by Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 08 Feb 2010 6:15am I recently received this request from Daniel posted to Feedback: Would you mind writing a blog post on the new surgeon general’s obesity report? …Is there a food politic element to why this has gone under the radar? …I find it ironic that Michael Pollan’s Food Rules generated substantially more press than a report by the United States Sur ... Read on »
The U.S. Surgeon General Tackles Obesity.... NOT by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Mon 09 Aug 2010 11:46am Remember when we had, for example here and here , U.S. Surgeon Generals that really shook things up? That's not the situation today. Vice Admiral Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A has issued forth with a milquetoast style public appearance to promote a " Healthy and Fit Nation " report that's stuffed with more bland nostrums than the creme in a s ... Read on »
Did The Surgeon General Get It Wrong About Weight Loss? by Heidi .. Patient Expert Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 11:10pm I am like a bee to honey when I see any article that talks about weight loss . I soak up every magazine, product, review, blog, you name it that has anything to deal with losing weight. I find it fascinating all the fad diets, the people who manage to lose lots of weight and keep it off and of course I am always looking for the proverbial ... Read on »