FOOD: What the Heck Should I Eat?

FOOD is a new book by Dr. Mark Hyman, director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. Hyman begins by vividly outlining the problem with food today: “Most Americans don’t eat food anymore. They eat factory-made, industrially produced food-like substances.” He characterizes the multitude of alterations and additives in…

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Wandikweza: Empowering Girls and Women

We went to the village of Nkhafi, 50 miles north of Lilongwe this morning to visit Wandikweza’s program to improve community health by empowering women. We stopped at Senga Primary School on the way to visit the Wandikweza Girl Child Empowerment Program there. Malawi has significant problems with girls being…

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Catch the Vision!

“Reflection of Joy” by Bernard Ndichu Njuguna of Kenya

The Faculty of Health Sciences at Africa University gave me a surprise farewell luncheon as we ended the second semester. Since I’m vegetarian, everyone brought a home-cooked vegetarian dish for the luncheon. It was delicious. Someone even commented that it would not be hard to be vegetarian if all vegetarian…

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The Africa/Harvard Health Partnership

Dr. Michelle Holmes

Dr. Michelle Holmes

Dr. Ed Dodge interviews Dr. Michelle Holmes of the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health; Brigham and Women’s Hospital; and Harvard Medical School.

Originally broadcast May 17, 2011

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