FreshRX Speaker on the Changing Healthcare System

Plus: How to register for this year’s FreshRX on October 30th   David Jones, Jr., chairman and managing director of Chrysalis Ventures, a private equity and venture capital form, recently added to a discussion in an article in the University of Pennsylvania’s journal for the Wharton Business School about the evolving state of healthcare in America. Not only is Jones focused on the financial implications of changes to the system, he’s a featured panelist during our own annual FreshRX...Read more...

MANNA Gets Ready for the Nourish Awards

Each year, Philly’s own MANNA – a non-profit dedicated to providing nutrition to people in the region with life-threatening illnesses – hosts its nutrition forum and awards honoring leaders in the industry who are truly making a difference. This year’s Nourish Awards & Health Symposium takes place Sept. 26 (8 a.m. – 11 a.m.) at the College of Physicians (19 S. 22nd St.) in Philadelphia. At this year’s event, MANNA will honor three champions in the health care and nutrition fields,...Read more...

FreshRX Tickets Now Available

A sneak peek at one of this year’s most anticipated events This year’s FreshRX: A Prescription for Health on Oct. 30 has already attracted top experts in the health and wellness field from around the country. “We have a tremendous lineup,” says Ann Hoskins-Brown, SCFC’s FreshRX program director. “Our keynote speaker is Roberta Friedman, director of Public Policy at the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity at Yale University.” Friedman will be focusing on the new guidelines that have defined...Read more...

What’s the Deal with Carbs and Cravings?

A FreshRX speaker shares his insights Sharing the results from a recent study, last year’s FreshRx Symposium keynote speaker Dr. David Ludwig has released the findings of a new study about how sugary foods influence the way our brains tell us how to eat in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. “This research suggests that based on their effects on brain metabolism, all calories are not alike,” Ludwig told The New York Times. “Not everybody who eats processed carbohydrates develops...Read more...

TEDx Talks Pediatric Tooth Decay

Oral health is an important part of our programming at SCFC, which is why a new video from TEDx got our attention recently. Here, Dr. Karen Sokal-Gutierrez – a physician trained in pediatrics, preventative medicine and public health – discusses the relationship between oral health for moms and their kids. Click here to watch the video: A component of our own Community Oral Health Initiatives, the My Baby’s Smile program, provides prenatal oral health services to improve the oral health of...Read more...