WERU Community Radio

March 17 , 2010 Common Health: Environmental Solutions to Chronic Disease

Recent studies suggest that many chronic diseases result from a combination of unhealthy behavior and unhealthy environments. Precursors such as junk food, television and tobacco are driving up chronic disease in Maine. Medical responses often cost too much and come too late. Public health practitioners are looking for community solutions. Join us for a dialogue about environmental responses to chronic disease.

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Guest:

Alfred May, Public Health Liaison
Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention

MaineCDC

Sally Christ, District Tobacco Coordinator
Downeast District
207-374-3257

Healthy Peninsula

Hadley Friedman, Co-Founder of Simmering Pot, a community supper program featuring healthful cooking in a "slow" and peaceful environment.

Simmering Pot

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