Tag Archives: food

The People of Washington, DC’s Anacostia are Building a Culture of Health

View ‘Anacostia’s Culture of Health 45942′ on Flickr.com The last time I was in Anacostia, Ward 8 of Washington, DC, was almost exactly 2 years ago (!) when I walked with Kait Roe (@Fuse_Kait) and Pierre Vigilance, MD (@PierreVigilance) (see: My #walkwithadoc and patient, exploring the determinants of health in Washington, DC Ward 8 | Ted » » » » on to the full article

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