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A Broader Look at Lifelong Preconception Care

Amy Ogle, M.S., R.D. discusses her research in preconception health. Amy’s book, Before Your Pregnancy: A 90-Day Guide for Couples on How to Prepare for a Healthy Conception (2nd Edition), combines exercise, nutrition and education in a complete preconception health guide that males, females and couples can utilize.

  • Preconception Care in the news addressing health issues
  • Paternal/Maternal risk before conception
  • Weight vs. Health
  • The body as a resource
  • Q&A

Presentation slides: A Broader Look at Lifelong Preconception Care

The Geography of Health: How Race Based Policies and Real Estate Practices Shaped Today’s Health Inequity Hot Spots

Air Date: Thursday, March 31, 2016

Most US cities have health inequity “hot spots” – neighborhoods and communities with especially poor health outcomes compared to the rest of the city. Scroll down for Q&A

Presentation Slides: The_Geography_of_Health

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