Tell Me a Story

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It’s easy to get caught up in the latest innovations in technology and healthcare. (Guilty as charged!)  So we really appreciated a recent article published in the Annals of Internal Medicine reminding us not to overlook tried-and-true health education interventions. One of these interventions is storytelling. Hundreds of studies have been published demonstrating the benefits … Continue reading

X-treme Baby Carrots

baby carrots in new packaging

Can using marketing strategies from the multi-billion dollar snack food industry get kids to eat their vegetables? That’s what 50 U.S. carrot growers—and many parents and public health professionals—will be watching carefully over the next year. On September 3rd new flashy packaging was unveiled for snack-sized baby carrots. They carry the slogan “eat ‘em like … Continue reading