Wednesday
Jul 24
2013

Featured Solutions: Food, Faith, & Family

The Problem: Home cooked family meals are gradually disappearing from the American experience. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), American families spent 48.7 percent of their food budget eating away from home in 2011, dwarfing the 26.8 percent spent by families only fifty years earlier.
Wednesday
Jul 17
2013

Healthcare is Local

The great newsman Walter Cronkite famously said, “America's health care system is neither healthy, caring, nor a system.” He was half-kidding, at best. Still, he probably wouldn’t be surprised to learn that one of the keys to fixing American health care lies in communities, like his one-time home of Houston.

Solving the Prescription Drug Misuse Tragedy

May 7, 2013
An addiction scientist named Tom McLellan told me that he was once visiting one of America’s top colleges, sitting in the office of the school’s president, who was bemoaning the fact that he was losing a student or two a year to drug overdoses. Indeed, there’s been a dramatic up-tick – triple the number from four years ago...

CHMI Works with Partners to Address the Prevalence of Prescription Drug Misuse

May 6, 2013
Today, President Clinton joined NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, New York University President John Sexton, and National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Dr. Nora Volkow MD for a panel discussion moderated...

Improving Women’s Heart Health

Feb 14, 2013
While it is always important for us to take steps to improve all aspects of our health, this month, I encourage you to focus specifically on your cardiovascular health. As we recognize February as American Heart Month, it is critical for us understand just how deeply cardiovascular disease is affecting...