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CDC Injection Practices Awareness Campaign

The One & Only Campaign is a public health campaign, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition (SIPC), to raise awareness among patients and healthcare providers about safe injection practices. 55 more words


The Fitness Existentialist: It Starts With You | Breaking Muscle

A simply terrific, engaging essay by personal trainer Shannon Khoury of Baltimore, about something we don’t like to admit: fitness starts with you. If you will not remake yourself, because it’s the right thing to do, then you are hopelessly lost waiting for the government and the healthcare industry to fix you. 13 more words


Vik Khanna reblogged this on Khanna On Health Blog and commented:

Great essay by Baltimore personal trainer, Shannon Khoury. It does really all start with you!

The Population Health Management Journal

Population Health Management has become one of the hottest topics in health and healthcare, one we have discussed many times here in this blog; but where can you turn for peer-reviewed articles on the topic?  352 more words

Accountable Care Organizations: Findings from an AHA Survey

How many hospitals are part of an accountable care organization? How are their ACOs structured, and what types of contracts and risk models are being used? 339 more words

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Sitting is not the new smoking

Nilofer Merchant is a business woman of some accomplishment who wrote an essay for the Harvard Business Review Blog in which she parrots the convention that sitting too much is killing us, going so far as to equate sitting with smoking. 644 more words

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Breaking Muscle: Death by Food Pyramid: When Science Is Not What It Seems

Beautiful takedown of the government’s ridiculous food pyramid, based on politics, not science or even common sense.

Breaking Muscle: Death by Food Pyramid: When Science Is Not What It Seems. 7 more words

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Do Workplace Health Promotion Wellness Programs Work? : Ron Goetzel's circularity

I have a simple question for Ron Goetzel, who is now a professor of some sort at my alma mater, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health: Which version of the truth are we supposed to believe? 201 more words

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