• Easter Egg NutritionEaster Egg Art: The Beauty of Nutrition Our friends at the Egg Nutrition Council have provided some fun and interesting ideas for what to do with your leftover Easter eggs. Spring is in the air, and with Easter quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time for fun with eggs!  If it’s been a while since you’ve decorated eggs or you’re looking for a fresh approach this year, check out these ideas to spark your creativity. And once the decorating is done, trade out your craft supplies for kitchen utensils because this art is edible and packed with nutrition! With more than 6 grams of protein, only 70 calories and a ...  Read More


  • Pain Medication DiscussionCommunity Connect: Pain Medication Responsibilities You are cordially invited to participate in Community Connect, a meeting of local prescribers and pharmacists to provide perspectives about shared responsibilities in prescribing and dispensing prescription opioid pain medications. The meeting will feature a panel of thought leaders on chronic pain management, outcomes and policy, and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulations. The prevalence of inadequately treated chronic pain, coupled with abuse, misuse and illegal diversion of medications used in pain management, has resulted in a complex public health crisis. This meeting is intended to help shape and foster improved collaboration between healthcare professionals at the local level in an ...  Read More


  • Patient EngagementWhat Patient Engagement Can Do for You Patient engagement has been promoted as the blockbuster drug of the 21st century, with the potential to boost treatment outcomes and reduce costs for both patients and providers. Unfortunately, many resource-scarce healthcare offices are hesitant to undertake the extra effort that patient engagement requires without being able to track the effectiveness of such effort. Fortunately, software companies are beginning to step up to the plate to meet the needs of patient engagement in a way that makes it easy for administrators and allows them to track which forms of communication are most effective towards meeting their goals. Better informed and prepared patients help ...  Read More


  • Obesity Action CoalitionObesity Action Coalition Proud to Partner with the American Nurse Practitioner Foundation The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is proud to partner with ANPF to bring evidence-based, unbiased and comprehensive educational resources to nurse practitioners to use in their practice and with patients. The OAC, a nearly 50,000 member national non-profit organization, is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals affected by the disease of obesity through education, advocacy and support. The OAC offers healthcare professionals a diverse base of educational materials on the topics of obesity and excess weight. OAC resources include brochures, guides, videos and a quarterly publication, Your Weight Matters Magazine, which contains articles on many different health-related ...  Read More