Tag Archives: Program

How to Start a Couch-to-5K Program

With an abundance of couch-to-5K programs at your fingertips, from smartphone apps to beginner groups, it’s easier than ever to start running. Not Active Now? Not a Problem “A couch-to-5K program is an excellent way to ease yourself into an active lifestyle,” says USA Track and Field-certified running coach Steve Carmichael, creator of RunBuzz.com. They’re… Read More »

Trump Administration’s Controversial Cuts In Food Stamps Program

Blank food stamp application on a desktop Getty In July of this year, the Trump Administration proposed a change to the rules that govern who is eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, SNAP, commonly known as food stamps. The new rules would prohibit states from expanding who is eligible for the program beyond the… Read More »

VA has yet to implement new IT system for Family Caregiver Program

The Department of Veterans Affairs is still working on implementing a new information technology system that fully supports services for family caregivers of post-9/11 veterans, as required by law. The Family Caregiver Program’s current IT system—the Caregiver Application Tracker (CAT)—has limited reporting capabilities and cannot provide system-wide data, according to the Government Accountability Office. As… Read More »

China expands drug bulk-buy program, puts pressure on pharma firms

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has expanded a pilot drug bulk-buying program to almost the entire country in an attempt to negotiate lower prices from drug manufacturers, heaping fresh pressure on multinational pharmaceutical companies and their domestic rivals. The program rolled out last year saw 11 Chinese cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, band together behind a… Read More »

How to Create a Safe and Effective Strength Training Program for Pregnant Clients

Have you ever been in one of these situations? Situation #1: A client you’ve been training gets pregnant. She asks you what this means for her strength training program. What do you say? Situation #2: A new client wants to start strength training with you… but she’s pregnant. What do you do? If you’ve ever found yourself… Read More »