Beatrice Yearwood
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  • Denver, CO
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Description of your work (what you do, what your organization/project does...)
Nurse practitioner (specialty is geriatrics) & former public health nurse
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An H1N1 meeting

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Nov 1, 2011
Beatrice Yearwood replied to Marisel Brown's discussion Greek debt crisis driving negative public health indicators
"HEALTH IMPACT OF U.S. MORTGAGE CRISIS ON OLDER ADULTS A recent article in the APHA's Journal  (10/20/11 release date) included an article on health conditions & health behaviors of adults over 50 dealing with mortgage problems. …"
Nov 1, 2011
Beatrice Yearwood commented on Emily Teitsworth's blog post The Most Powerful Person in a World of Seven Billion
"I could not agree with you more.  But there is an important element in your story that you did not emphasize.  Her father was the key to her escape from God know only what.  Unfortunately, we need to acknowledge that power to make…"
Oct 25, 2011
Beatrice Yearwood commented on Leona Ow Woodbridge's blog post Obese and Healthy-Study claims disease risk varies in obese population
"ARTICLE CHALLENGES CONNECTION BETWEEN WEIGHT LOSS & BETTER HEALTH-Linda Bacon, the nutritionist responsible for the development of the Health at Every Size (HAES) approach to healthier weight management, wrote an article…"
Oct 16, 2011
Beatrice Yearwood commented on Marisel Brown's blog post Compendium: Review of evidence linking social determinants of health to chronic disease epidemic
"HEALTH EQUITY INDEX-Post continued I forgot to add this link from the Knowledge Center-a project of   Data Haven"
Oct 6, 2011
Beatrice Yearwood commented on Marisel Brown's blog post Compendium: Review of evidence linking social determinants of health to chronic disease epidemic
"HEALTH EQUITY INDEX-Seems a better fit than health impact assessment The report is a good quick overview of social determinants for the those who are new to the topic.  The health impact assessment section seems to be an add-on.  I think a…"
Oct 6, 2011
Beatrice Yearwood liked Marisel Brown's discussion COP-FREE DRUG BAZAAR: A textbook opportunity for public health interventions-don't ya think?
Aug 25, 2011
Beatrice Yearwood commented on Estelle Menz's blog post Chicago serves up a rolling feast of healthy food to poor neighborhoods
"CHICAGO IS PUBLIC HEALTH'S KIND OF TOWN-Sort of The City of Chicago's public health plan reflects some of awareness of the need to work with a range of sectors to achieve public health goals. A colleague who works for the department…"
Aug 16, 2011

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John Snow's Broad Street pump intervention had nothing to do with population health, but health reform does?

Started Apr 12, 2011 0 Replies

Since the passage of health reform, I have been seeing the term population health in healthcare system magazines.  A "retweeted" article in the March issue of Hospitals and Health Systems is an…Continue

Tags: Kindig, Jeffery_Brenner, Obamacare, ACOs, H&HN

Excessive sugar consumption associated with increased CVD risk in U.S. teens

Started Mar 12, 2011 0 Replies

 MEDLINE AbstractConsumption of added sugars and indicators of cardiovascular disease risk among US adolescents. Circulation.  2011; 123(3):249-57 (ISSN: 1524-4539)Welsh JA ; Sharma A ; Cunningham SA…Continue

Tags: Emory_Univesity, Sharma, Cunningham, HNANES, MyPyramid

Weight Stigma Initiative at Yale's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity

Started Aug 22, 2010 0 Replies

"I told my doctor that I needed help to lose weight, and he accused me of being a 'closet eater' and wasn't going to put me on anything until I learned to eat better. When I protested, he just…Continue

Tags: weight-bias, Yale, weight_stigma, Rebecca_Puhl, Medscape

Fitness is the key to keeping hypertension at bay

Started this discussion. Last reply by Beatrice Yearwood Aug 4, 2010. 1 Reply

An article in Medscape will probably lead to more confusion about the contribution of moderate exercise to health.  Recent publications say 30 minutes  at least 5 days a week is what you should…Continue

Tags: CVD, stroke, health, equity, exercise

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At 12:54pm on August 11, 2011, Star Tiffany said…
Thanks for commenting on my blog post and it was great that you added a link to your blog post!
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