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HomeHealthHealthstyles: Update on Health Care Reform and Nurse Practitioners Fight Childhood Obesity

Healthstyles: Update on Health Care Reform and Nurse Practitioners Fight Childhood Obesity

Ellen-Marie Whelan, a nurse pratitioner, Senior Health Policy Analyst and Associate Director of Health Policy for the Center for American Progress, does a great job of explaining how the new health care reform legislation–the Affordable Care Act–is being implemented. I interviewed her on Healthstyles (WBAI) on August 28th, along with three nurses associated with the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners about the association’s effort to tackle childhood obesity (Healthy Eating and Activity Together). Here’s the program:

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<p>Diana is a co-director of the GW Nursing Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement and founder of HealthCetera. She was previously president of the American Academy of Nursing. She is senior policy professor at George Washington University and the Rudin Professor of Nursing at Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing. She is a health policy expert and leader. Diana tweets @djmasonrn.</p>

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