Thursday
Mar 13
2014

The Healthy Eating Halo Effect

America’s obesity crisis is well-documented, as well its impact on the overall health of the nation through an increase in hypertension, diabetes, cancer, heart disease and stroke.

Prevention and Awareness: Fighting Women’s Heart Disease

Feb 25, 2014

It’s February - heart month – to me, a female cardiologist, it is a reminder of the work we have left to do. Heart disease is the #1 cause of death for both men and women in the US, it kills more every year than all cancers combined.

Kids Food Festival Helps Teach Balanced Food Choices in New York City

Feb 24, 2014
When kids are immersed in enjoyable activities, they absorb and retain information more effectively. The Kids Food Festival embodies this philosophy of learning through fun with its weekend full of family-friendly events at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park in New York City. This March 1st and 2nd,families will cook, dance, laugh, and taste their way to making balanced food choices!

A Partnership to Empower the Youngest Generation

Feb 19, 2014

The phrases “achievement gap” and “opportunity gap” have long been common in the education community. Recently, however, researchers have begun to place greater emphasis on the “word gap” — a vocabulary discrepancy between children in low versus high-income families.