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Charged: Stories from the Women Leading Health Care

How do you truly connect with others and lead with empathy? Why is heart disease different for women? What can we do to make addiction treatment more accessible and more successful? How can you maintain the balance between rising in your field and taking care of your family? Charged, a new podcast from Mass General, is devoted to answering these questions and many more. We’ll be uncovering the stories of the relentless daily pursuit to break boundaries and provide exceptional care. In each episode, you’ll hear from the passionate and talented women of Mass General, who are leading the charge on some of the most significant innovations in health care today.

Oct 30, 2018

Childhood obesity is on the rise among low-income racial and ethnic minorities. Elsie Taveras, MD, MPH, chief of Mass General's Division of General Pediatrics, is focused on preventing and treating childhood obesity along with reducing healthcare disparities that contribute to its rise. She discusses the importance of supporting underserved families and making them aware of ways to establish healthy habits for children.