15 episodes

Welcome to the Healthy Edit! A podcast focused on — you guessed it — health and wellness, but from the perspective of HealthCorps, a national not-for-profit dedicated to teen wellness.
On this season of the Healthy Edit, you’ll be hearing directly from our staff, students, and other health advocates to discover the secret to what makes our wellness programming so impactful, inclusive, and sustainable and how you – just like our teens – can make health happen.
Since 2003, HealthCorps has worked in high-need schools with a mission to end health inequity by providing health and wellness resources to students, faculty, and families.Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @healthcorps and visit www.healthcorps.org to download free resources. For our teen specific resources, visit @teensmakehealthhappen on Instagram.

The Healthy Edit HealthCorps

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Welcome to the Healthy Edit! A podcast focused on — you guessed it — health and wellness, but from the perspective of HealthCorps, a national not-for-profit dedicated to teen wellness.
On this season of the Healthy Edit, you’ll be hearing directly from our staff, students, and other health advocates to discover the secret to what makes our wellness programming so impactful, inclusive, and sustainable and how you – just like our teens – can make health happen.
Since 2003, HealthCorps has worked in high-need schools with a mission to end health inequity by providing health and wellness resources to students, faculty, and families.Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @healthcorps and visit www.healthcorps.org to download free resources. For our teen specific resources, visit @teensmakehealthhappen on Instagram.

    Engaged Educators and Communities to Support Teen Health with Mari Arandia and Erin Spillane

    Engaged Educators and Communities to Support Teen Health with Mari Arandia and Erin Spillane

    At HealthCorps, not only do we work with teens to live healthier lifestyles — their families, schools, and local community get involved to sustain this positive culture of wellness!In this episode of The Healthy Edit, HealthCorps Program Coordinators Mari Arandia and Erin Spillane share their experiences with connecting and nurturing healthier communities with the San Diego Unified High School District.In order to support the health of their students, Mari and Erin first needed to encourage t...

    • 15 min
    Food As Health with Margarita Moran and Student Lena S.

    Food As Health with Margarita Moran and Student Lena S.

    One goal for the HealthCorps team is making nutrition and food a passion for teens. Margarita Moran, our Program Coordinator in Oxnard, CA, has seen how that passion results in advocacy and positive health behaviors – particularly with her student, Lena, who joins her on this episode of The Healthy Edit.Margarita and Lena reflect on food at home and in schools and the changes they are seeing through the HealthCorps program. They also discuss their entry for last year’s Project Health Showcase...

    • 31 min
    Creating Relationships to Catalyze Change with Taneesha Watson & Eileen Carrell

    Creating Relationships to Catalyze Change with Taneesha Watson & Eileen Carrell

    One of HealthCorps' values is empowerment in diversity, which reiterates our belief that the community members are the catalysts for change in their own communities.Taneesha Watson and Eileen Carrell embody this value in our latest Healthy Edit episode, where they share how growing up in their respective tribes have allowed them to make unique impact on their communities through action and education with HealthCorps.Special thank you to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona's Foundation for Commu...

    • 25 min
    The Power of Teens with Lindsey Maurice-Walker

    The Power of Teens with Lindsey Maurice-Walker

    Welcome to the Healthy Edit! A podcast focused on — you guessed it — health and wellness, but from the perspective of HealthCorps, a national not-for-profit dedicated to teen wellness.On this season of the Healthy Edit, you’ll be hearing directly from our staff, students, and other health advocates to discover the secret to what makes our wellness programming so impactful, inclusive, and sustainable and how you – just like our teens – can make health happen.In our first episode, we meet Linds...

    • 11 min
    Does AI hold the key to closing the health equity gap?

    Does AI hold the key to closing the health equity gap?

    In this episode of Healthy Chats, HealthCorps CEO Amy Braun welcomes Jack D. Hidary a successful serial entrepreneur and leader in AI and Quantum Technologies. Jack is currently the head of Sandbox, an Alphabet unit that focuses on AI and Quantum. Jack is the author of Quantum Computing: An Applied Approach, a leading textbook in the field.Jack is also the catalyst behind HealthCorps’ Save the Students campaign that delivered thousands of “health saving” kits to students across t...

    • 45 min
    A Conversation Worth its Weight in Gold – An Inspirational Sit-Down with Olympic athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    A Conversation Worth its Weight in Gold – An Inspirational Sit-Down with Olympic athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    With the Tokyo Olympics right around the corner, what better way to usher in what will be non-traditional Olympic games, than with a conversation about mental strength, resilience and believing in yourself.In this episode of Healthy Chats, HealthCorps CEO Amy Braun sits down with Board of Advisor member, the legendary Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Having been dubbed ‘The Greatest Female Athlete of the 20th Century’ by Sports Illustrated, Jackie Joyner-Kersee’s athletic accomplishments are liter...

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

kaj2600 ,

Engaging and interesting

This podcast boils down complicated health topics and offers them in an easy to follow conversation. It’s very engaging!

LALady1125 ,

Informative and interesting!

This podcast provides insight into our country current health issues and provides real tips and information for every day use! Love the guests!!

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