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VIRTUAL HEALTH BY CAREY ROSSI 7 to Follow for FOOD SAFETY Food-borne illness is easily prevented, if you know whom to follow. Check out these seven Twitter feeds to keep noshing without the nausea. @ @ barfblog WHAT THEY DO: A one-stop shop for news, tips, recalls and other food safety information. WHAT HE DOES: This Twitter handle belongs to Doug Powell, a professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology at Kansas State University. He is passionate about reducing the burden of foodborne illness and compels others in the farm-tofork food safety system to adopt best practices. @ foodsafeguru WHAT THEY DO: Send out food alerts, recalls and information on safe food handling. @ michaelpollan WHAT HE DOES: This author of In Defense of Food tweets about the food industry—the good, the bad and the ugly aspects of the business and landscape. @ foodsafetymag Video WHAT THEY DO: This science-based publication lets you get your geek on in the world of food safety and quality assurance. Be a Better Food Shopper 46 SPRING 2 013 WHAT THEY DO: Tweet about food, food safety, policy, sustainable agriculture, international news and recipes to make the world a tastier place. @ fight_BAC WHAT THEY DO: The Partnership for Food Safety Education tweets about safe food handling and what consumers can do to fight bacteria. Can a TweeT Change Behavior? That is the question the soon-to-be-released documentary The Social Cure hopes to answer. By looking at the HIV/AIDS crisis in South Africa, the filmmakers hope to see how social media networks can affect the rate of people being tested for the disease. UNAIDS estimated that in 2009, 5.6 million people in the country, or 11 percent of the total population, were living with HIV. If you’re interested about how this experiment turns out, like The Social Cure on Facebook or take a peek at the trailer on YouTube: PHOTOGRAPHY BY THINKSTOCK Fill your cart with healthy choices, easily. Watch videos filmed in a Charlottesville grocery store and starring a UVA Health System registered dietitian. Go to @ eartheats

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Spring 2013 - University of Virginia

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2013 - University of Virginia
Life in Balance
When the Unthinkable Happened
A Heavy Weight, Lifted
You’re the Star
Lighten Up!
Have No Fear
Work It!
Diane Keaton
What Are the Chances?
9 Symptoms Never to Ignore
When Allergies Attack
Virtual Health
UVA Club Red Celebrates
Living Way Beyond a Broken Heart
When Cancer Spreads

Vim & Vigor - Spring 2013 - University of Virginia