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Aug

2018

Millions Served: NACHC’s Dan Hawkins on Community Health Centers Delivering Care to Vulnerable Americans

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dan Hawkins, Sr. VP for Public Policy and Research at the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), which supports the thousands of community health centers providing care for 27 million underserved Americans. They discuss the care model that embeds behavioral and dental care within primary care, the growing reliance on Nurse Practitioners as front line clinicians, and the training, innovation, and quality care the nation’s health centers provide.

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7

Aug

2018

CRISPR, DNA and Genomics: Dr. Samuel Sternberg Examines This Game-Changing Technology

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Samuel H. Sternberg, assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Columbia University and renowned expert on CRISPER-Cas9 gene editing technology. Dr. Sternberg co-authored “A Crack in Creation” with CRISPR co-creator Jennifer Doudna, and talks about the limitless potential of this genetic engineering tool to transform how we treat and prevent disease in the future.

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Aug

2018

World Breastfeeding Week 2018

Author: Caffeine

Every mom and every baby is unique. Every mothering experience will be different. But if there is one thing that every new mom can expect, it’s lots of advice. From well-meaning strangers to mommy blogs to grandma, the endless parade of tips and opinions starts at the “we’re trying for a baby” stage and lasts all the way through the “what college to choose” stage. Breastfeeding is no exception. “All the politics around breastfeeding – it’s a politically fraught field,...

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