For the fourth year in a row, Vermont has been named the healthiest state in America, according to America’s Health Rankings, a joint effort of United Health Foundation, the American Public Health Association and Partnership for Prevention. We speak with Governor Jim Douglas of Vermont to hear his thoughts on how Vermont has been able to reach this success level and his advice for other governors and policymakers. To listen to the podcast, just click on the media player below. If there is no media player below, click here.
Monday, December 20, 2010
Thursday, December 16, 2010
What percentage of adults in the US are obese or have diabetes? How have these numbers changed from 1994 to 2007? What is the impact on employers? These are some of the questions we explore with Joe Thompson, MD, MPH, Surgeon General for the State of Arkansas and Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity. To listen to the podcast, just click on the media player below. If there is no media player below, click here.