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According to the Centers for Disease Control, youth obesity has more than tripled in the past thirty years. As a result, many children are increasing their risk for heart disease, diabetes and a host of other ailments. Alliance for a Healthier Generation (AHG) was founded by the Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association to combat this problem and to encourage children and their parents to make healthier life choices.
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Community Health Charities is pleased to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Laurence M.D., Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Senior Scientist with amfAR. A Community Health Charities member, amfAR is world’s largest private research organization dedicated to AIDS research for prevention, treatment, and someday – a cure. Our podcast host, Jerry Franz, met with Dr. Laurence to discuss the cutting edge HIV/AIDS research and treatment have turned what was once a certain death sentence into a manageable chronic condition.
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In this latest podcast in Community Health Charities’ Charity Spotlight series, host Jerry Franz asks the questions “How serious a health problem is HIV” and “what role does amfAR play in research, advocacy, and education?” The answers are provided by Chris Collins, Vice President and Director of Public Policy at amfAR. amfAR is world’s largest private research organization dedicated to AIDS research for prevention, treatment, and someday – a cure.
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Colon cancer impacts one in every twenty Americans. In this episode, host Jerry Franz interviews Dr. Laura Porter, a Stage 4 cancer survivor and part-time consultant for the Colon Cancer Alliance (CCA), to discuss the important work of CCA in the fight against colon cancer.
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A diagnosis of cancer is always overwhelming and emotional. Thoughts of shock, fear, denial, helplessness and hopelessness may be among them – but you are not alone. As you take your journey from diagnosis to treatment, having a strong support network is so important. In this episode of the Health Matters at Work
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Mental illness is a serious medical illness that affects over 57 million Americans – about one in four people – yet there is still a real stigma associated with it. This stigma can create an environment where people do not seek help. In fact, only one-third of Americans living with mental illness receive treatment. Mike Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness), joined Jerry Franz, host of Health Matters at Work
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