Enrique Conterno Speaks on Health Care

– The biggest challenge in health care as it relates to the U.S. is really, affordability. The U.S. health care system is very much focused on transactions, quantity, volume and we need to make a transformation towards both quality and value. It is critical that we make the transformation and we’re going to need the…

Steven Wolin Speaks on Health Care

– I think the biggest challenge that we see in health care today is the significant rise in chronic conditions amongst the population. So, when you look at the age of the population that there is today, there’s around 30 million people that have three or more chronic conditions. And just the simple aging of…

Egg Nutrition – Newest Information

My name is Kathleen Zelman. I am a registered dietician and I have been a registered dietician for over 30 years and I’ve always been a huge fan of eggs. Here is the secret to great weight management. Don’t throw out those yolks. So many people think that they are really doing themselves a favor…

Food and Nutrition at Meredith College

CAROLINE COLEMAN: I decided to come to Meredith to study food nutrition. Actually, I became interested in nutrition through a required summer reading book called, Chew on This back in sophomore year in high school. And so I did a little more research about nutrition and found out about Meredith College. And they offered me…

PCC Insight: Oct 2017 – Financial Wellness Expo

[MUSIC] What our mission here at the college is to educate and empower people for success. And the Financial Wellness Expo is an opportunity for us to educate our students on that issue. With that title three, goals one of our objectives is creating a financial literacy program. And the Financial Wellness Expo was an…

LEARN – Medical Sonography @ CFCC

[MUSIC PLAYING] Medical sonography is something that we use to look inside of the body and look at the soft tissues and the organs. And we use all those things and we obtain images from that to help the doctors diagnose certain abnormalities and pathologies in the body. Unlike other modalities, sonography uses sound waves,…

Healthcare Reform 101: The Health Insurance Marketplace

One of the key goals of health care reform is to organize the health insurance market. And that’s being done by creating the Health Insurance Marketplace. You might also hear it called the Exchange. Let’s say hypothetically that I don’t know what the health insurance Marketplace is. How do you explain it? The marketplace is…

Health Care Reform 101: Essential Health Benefits

As part of health care reform, all individual plans have to cover 10 essential health benefits. Yes, I remember that. Their purpose is to make sure that no matter which plan or which insurance company you choose, you get basic coverage for day-to-day sickness, chronic conditions, and major surgery. All right. And remind me, what…

Brain-eating amoeba kills man after North Carolina water park visit

brain-eating ameba kills man after North Carolina waterpark visit a North Carolina man has died from a rare brain eating amoeba after swimming in a man-made lake at a water park officials said Wednesday the State Department of Health and Human Resources said in a news release that the infection was caused by the amoeba…