Tag Archives: food

Embracing Curiosity: Google Glass DC and Future Health meetup



GlassDC and Future Health meetup at @kptotalhealth (view on Flickr.com) We have never hosted a meetup event at the Center for Total Health (@kptotalhealth) until last night, when we partnered with the team at Silica Labs (@silicalabs) to host last night’s event “Google Glass and Future Health“. It was, of course, a ton of fun. » » » » on to the full article

Idea for the Obesity prevention Code-A-Thon: a healthier meeting revolution



When you take the time to be mindful – View on flickr.com How does it feel when you are at an all day or multi-day event either as an attendee or staff, and you feel trapped by the food choices that are provided for you? Oh, I just gave away the answer. It doesn’t feel » » » » on to the full article

Map of Food Access and Predominant Race/Ethnicity in Washington, DC – What’s your massive idea for health innovation?



I posted previously that there are a lot of interesting correlations between health/unhealth and location as seen in maps of Washington, DC (see: Quantified Community: Visualizing the health and illness of Washington, DC through open data and art). View Washington DC race-ethnicity-SNAP retailers 12466 on Flickr.com This is a new starter map from communitycommons.org that » » » » on to the full article

What I learned at HealthFoo 2012



View ’2012 Health Foo Day 3 12442′ on Flickr.com This post is patterned on a similar post penned by Susannah Fox ( @SusannahFox ) after the first HealthFoo in 2011. She lays out the origin of the event and the meaning of its name so I won’t repeat that here. I’m going to be honest » » » » on to the full article

Hospitals having healthy food environments, and cafeteria cashiers leading in them – NC Prevention Partners



At the Bipartisan Policy Center’s roundtable on healthy institutions, I sat on a panel with Anne Thornhill, from North Carolina Prevention Partners, who talked about their Red Apple Project. This work resulted in tobacco-free health campuses across North and South Carolina. The video below is about the work, with a focus on healthy food in » » » » on to the full article

Preventing the causes of the causes of poor health : Healthy Institutions, at Bipartisan Policy Center Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative



This blog is written with the premise that i learn something new every day, and last week, I learned so much my head is reeling. After presenting on (and learning about) climate change and health care (many posts on that), I immediately emerged at a two day roundtable event held by the Bipartisan Policy Center » » » » on to the full article

#greenhealthcare Part 3: Better food in health care makes a difference



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This is part 3 in a series on health care and climate change, or “Prevention is the new health information technology,” based on my learning prior to ACPM2012. You can see all the posts here. Food The first slide above is from the Kaiser Permanente web site, advertising a farmer’s market. When I was in » » » » on to the full article