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2012-06-05 10:24:05

Plan by former Secretaries Glickman, Leavitt, Shalala and Veneman provides concrete steps to improve country's fiscal health, ensure long-term national security, and increase productivity WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bipartisan group of former cabinet secretaries released a comprehensive and actionable plan to improve America's physical and fiscal crises, driven by the alarming rates of obesity and chronic disease today. Former Secretaries of Agriculture Dan...

2012-06-04 06:27:09

*PLEASE NOTE EVENT TIME CHANGE* WASHINGTON, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will release a report identifying actionable steps the public and private sectors can take to reduce rising health care costs associated with the decline of our nation's physical health and nutrition. Former U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture Dan Glickman and Ann M. Veneman and former U.S. Secretaries of Health and Human Services Donna E. Shalala and Mike Leavitt will...

2012-06-01 06:23:43

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will release a report identifying actionable steps the public and private sectors can take to reduce rising health care costs associated with the decline of our nation's physical health and nutrition. Former U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture Dan Glickman and Ann M. Veneman and former U.S. Secretaries of Health and Human Services Donna E. Shalala and Mike Leavitt will headline the report release next Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 9:00AM...

2011-04-18 12:10:00

Event is part of the Bipartisan Policy Center's New Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative Special Remarks to be given by South Beach Diet Author and Cardiologist Dr. Arthur Agatston WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the University of Miami will jointly host a public forum on the importance of nutrition education and physical activity this Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM at the University of Miami's Newman...

2011-04-12 13:42:00

Special Remarks to be given by South Beach Diet Author and Cardiologist Dr. Arthur Agatston WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the University of Miami will jointly host a public forum on the importance of nutrition education and physical activity on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the University of Miami's Newman Alumni Center. Today, more than one-third of adults and 17 percent of children in the United...

2011-03-28 09:33:00

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To address the more than one third of adults and 17 percent of children in the United States who are obese, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) today launched its newest project, the Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative, co-chaired by former Secretaries of Agriculture Dan Glickman and Ann M. Veneman and former Secretaries of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt and Donna E. Shalala. Over the course of the next year, the...

2010-10-12 18:46:21

University of Miami president Donna E. Shalala and University of Miami School of Nursing & Health Studies assistant professor Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda participate on this groundbreaking initiative on the future of nursing Still hampered by workforce shortages and barriers that impede their ranks from delivering health care to the full extent of their education and training, nurses may have gotten the much-needed shot in the arm they need to transform their profession with the release of an...

2009-05-08 09:31:00

Solution Already in Place: "Nurse-Managed Health Centers" Essential to Easing Health Care Crisis; Even as Doctor Shortage Worsens, Nurses Are Able to Triple Number of Patients Aided. WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health care reform that focuses on fixing health insurance without dealing with the chronic and growing shortage of primary care physicians is likely to encounter "Massachusetts-style growing pains" unless nurse practitioners are fully involved in health care reform,...