Monthly Archives: May 2011

Racial disparities in asthma exist even among children with equal access to health care

Another avenue for health methods next quarter is talking about racial/SES disparities in incidence of asthma and allergies. This runs of the risk of playing into deficit models, but it seems like a missed opportunity to talk about issues of … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s food revolution

Just watched my first episodes last night of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution (what else is there to do at 10pm on a Friday night?), and I am newly inspired about the importance of teaching health to kids. Several thoughts occurred … Continue reading

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re-designing a food label

In thinking about my health methods class coming up next quarter, I am thinking about the ways that I can (a) come up with innovative ways to teach health that will inspire healthy change in my students, and (b) use … Continue reading

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