Chasing the Dream, Season 3: Ep 3
| November 16, 2020
We visit the Health Meets Food program in Elmira, NY which pairs medical students with community members to learn how to cook healthy meals. We also have an in-studio conversation with Cynthia Cave-Gaetani about the social determinants of health in our community. Rachel Mischler, a registered dietitian for Lourdes, talks about her work with patients and the Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program. In our Dream Interview segment, Robin from the Speakers Bureau in Bath, NY shares her experience with ongoing health problems, and how nutrition made a difference in the quality of her life.
Resources highlighted in this episode include:
Health Meets Food Program
Cornell Cooperative Extension
Healthy People 2020
Rural Health Network of South Central New York
South Central NY Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program
For a complete list of resources
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ALBANY, NY (WSKG) - For a time in 2020, Gov. Andrew Cuomo was considered one of the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic for his steady and focused daily briefings when national leadership was lacking. But recently, the governor has suffered a reversal of fortune, as a scandal over the suppression of the number of nursing home deaths dominates news coverage of his administration.
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