Beatrice Yearwood
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  • Denver, CO
  • United States
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Nurse practitioner (specialty is geriatrics) & former public health nurse
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An H1N1 meeting

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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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