• Exercise/Wellness

    AHA News: Medical School Project Pushes Healthy Habits ‘Beyond Hospital Walls’

    Latest Prevention & Wellness News THURSDAY, April 11, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — During her third year of medical school, Terry Gao learned how classroom training doesn’t always answer real-world questions — like how to get people to eat better. As part of an internal medicine rotation at a hospital, she treated patients who returned again and again with the same ailments, especially heart disease and diabetes. She saw firsthand the difficulties communicating the importance of diet and nutrition. “Treating diseases like those depends on a healthy lifestyle and food intake,” said Gao, 24, a class of 2020 M.D. candidate at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. So Gao decided…