Health http://aspenpublicradio.org en CrossCurrents - Paula Broadwell & mothers2mothers http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/crosscurrents-paula-broadwell-mothers2mothers <p>Paula Broadwell&nbsp;is an American writer, academic, and former military officer who&nbsp;is known for the extramarital affair ending the career of David Petraeus as the Director of the CIA&nbsp;.</p><p>She spoke at the Aspen Security Forum in the summer of 2012, before the scandal broke.</p><p>Dr. Mitchell Besser is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and founder of&nbsp;mothers2mothers, in which mothers living with HIV are employed to work in health centers, educating and supporting pregnant women and new mothers with HIV.</p><p>Since its inception in 2001, mothers2mothers has grown to provide services in seven countries in Africa, with nearly 3 million contacts with women each year. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 22:28:00 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 14824 at http://aspenpublicradio.org CrossCurrents - Paula Broadwell & mothers2mothers CrossCurrents - Dr. Robert Eckel on Heart Health http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/crosscurrents-dr-robert-eckel-heart-health <p>Dr. Robert Eckel served on the panel which issued new guidelines on heart health and spoke at The Aspen Meadows last weekend. The evening was moderated by Dr. Ann Mass.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 22:29:00 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 13536 at http://aspenpublicradio.org CrossCurrents - Dr. Robert Eckel on Heart Health APR Special: Heart Health Live http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/apr-special-heart-health-live <p>Recorded live at the Red Brick Center for the Arts in Aspen, Colorado on Tuesday January 28th, 2014.</p><p>Two new guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, on cardiovascular risk assessment and cholesterol management, have caused considerable controversy. Dr. Robert Eckel, who chaired the guidelines section on lifestyle management lead the panel.</p><p>Hosted by Dr. Ann Mass featuring Aspen area cardiologists Dr. Gordon Gerson and Dr. Marcus Howell &amp; Dr. Robert Eckel.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 20:33:18 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 13489 at http://aspenpublicradio.org APR Special: Heart Health Live Join Us for a Live Show on Heart Health http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/join-us-live-show-heart-health <p>Join Aspen Public Radio for a special live radio show&nbsp;with Dr. Robert Eckel, and local cardiologists, Dr. Gordon Gerson and Dr. Marcus Howell on heart health. Moderated by Dr. Ann Mass.</p><p><strong>Tuesday, January 28. Noon - 1pm.</strong></p><p>Red Brick Center for the Arts, Rehearsal Space.</p><p>$15/person ($10/person for APR members).</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 21:16:23 +0000 Collins Kelly 12902 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Join Us for a Live Show on Heart Health Governor Open to Helping Bring Down Insurance Premiums http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/governor-open-helping-bring-down-insurance-premiums <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; Governor John </span>Hickenlooper<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says he could get involved with bringing down health insurance prices. That could have a real impact for residents of the Roaring Fork Valley and other mountain towns. Garfield County asked the state's top official earlier this month to intervene with high premiums. The County believes Colorado officials did a sloppy job earlier this year when coming up with prices. But some experts say the state didn't make any mistakes.</span></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:57:45 +0000 Elise Thatcher 12269 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Governor Open to Helping Bring Down Insurance Premiums