How many calories should you eat in a day? Well, the answer might surprise you…
Health & Environment

How many calories should you eat in a day? Well, the answer might surprise you…

Calories have long been thought of as one of best ways to keep track of your food intake and maintain or lose weight. But some nutritionists say that common belief isn’t necessarily true. Licensed dietitian and nutritionist Kerri Glassman said that, in general, people should avoid counting calories because it encourages people to focus on the … Continue reading

Ahead of People’s Climate March, Hydrofracking Takes Center Stage
Health & Environment

Ahead of People’s Climate March, Hydrofracking Takes Center Stage

Opponents of hydraulic fracturing demonstrated outside the Plaza Hotel Thursday afternoon. Proponents of hydrofracking say extracting natural gas from New York’s bedrock would help meet the state’s growing energy demands. But safety concerns cloud the issue. CUNY 2015’s Marguerite Ward reports. By Marguerite Ward, Sept. 18, 2014 Continue reading

Culture / Health & Environment / Politics & Economics

Untapped Potential of Art in HIV/AIDS Work

By Marguerite Ward, World Policy Journal  The international community is at a critical point in stopping the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Infection rates are down and global funding is up, pointing to a successful global response plan. But one key component in permanently ending HIV/AIDS has yet to … Continue reading

Health & Environment

Physician Assistants Respond to Changing Healthcare Needs

By Marguerite Ward, BreakThru Radio Photo courtesy of Phalinn Ooi. The health care industry is constantly changing. An increase in physicians choosing to pursue speciality instead of primary care, demographic changes in rural and urban areas, and opportunities presented by health care reform challenge the healthcare industry to meet the growing need for quality care. But … Continue reading