Doctor or Device: The Challenges of Telehealth in Treating Chronic Conditions

There is no doubt that medicine has been an ever-evolving field. Throughout the decades, there has been a sizable increase in the pressure that both doctors and aspiring doctors feel. As standards for medical and residency acceptance rise, and the pressure to see more patients continues, many institutions are starting…

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Doctor or Device: The Challenges of Telehealth in Treating Chronic Conditions
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Our Name

With a focus on public health, why did we end up choosing the name Intervene Upstream? After learning more about us and how to get involved, you may be wondering about our name. Public Health education often requires analogies to explain foundational concepts. We take our name from the famous…

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Our Name
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Tackling Food Deserts: Health, Convenience, and Home Cooking

Food deserts are a major problem in America. Efforts to promote healthy food options in food deserts are primarily focused on increasing access to fresh fruits and vegetables. But, proximity to fresh food is not the sum of the issue. We must break down barriers that prevent low-income individuals from entering the kitchen, and lay down the groundwork for long term behavioral changes.

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Tackling Food Deserts: Health, Convenience, and Home Cooking
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What Are Medical Students Eating?

What I don’t hear is, why don’t students cook? Though I occasionally will talk to a classmate who has finally transitioned to some light meal preparation after avoiding the subject during the undergraduate years, I more often hear that med students simply don’t like to cook.

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What Are Medical Students Eating?
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