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This is the "What is Public Health Podcast" with your host Dr. Kee Chan. Public Health is the invisible force that keeps you healthy everyday, and I bet you didn’t even know it. This podcast is your source of the latest trend in public health and get quick tips on professional development so you can do your best work in serving the public. Discover the many, different, and exciting careers in public health from our guest speakers. Connect to the stories of people impacted by Public Health. Visit me at www.keechanphd.com.

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What is Public Health with Dr. Kee Chan Dr. Kee Chan

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 51 Ratings

This is the "What is Public Health Podcast" with your host Dr. Kee Chan. Public Health is the invisible force that keeps you healthy everyday, and I bet you didn’t even know it. This podcast is your source of the latest trend in public health and get quick tips on professional development so you can do your best work in serving the public. Discover the many, different, and exciting careers in public health from our guest speakers. Connect to the stories of people impacted by Public Health. Visit me at www.keechanphd.com.

Music: "Clouds" by Chris Collins at https://indiemusicbox.com Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/whatispublichealth/support

    Easy, Effective Exercising Strategies Without Equipments While Staying Indoor

    Easy, Effective Exercising Strategies Without Equipments While Staying Indoor

    How can I get and stay physically fit while staying indoor because of the Coronavirus Pandemic and/or because the weather is getting chilly, wet and snowy? 
    In this episode, you’ll learn very easy to implement tips to get and stay physically fit while staying indoors because of the cornovairsu pandemic or because the weather is getting cooler, wet, or snowy wherever you are.   Coach Andy and Mary Boimila will break down the different ways you can use simple tools and exercise with no equipments to get fit at home. 
    If you’re ready to have a makeover, and use this time staying home during this year 2020 as an opportunity to get physically fit and energized for the next year 2021, then, stay tune and listen on …

    Andy and Mary Boimila, a husband and wife team. They are owners and head coaches at Tradewinds Health and Fitness. Coach Andy grew up in traditional martial arts and uses that rigor and discipline in his CrossFit training. The more technical the movement, the better, with his specialty being the olympic lifts, especially the snatch.Coach Mary started her fitness journey playing team sports in soccer, cheerleading, and track & field. During college she was introduced to yoga and continues to practice . Mary recently received her Masters in Business Administration. Now she is often found working on her handstand walk and thinking up new ways to get people to smile.

    Learn more about their fitness and coaching program at https://www.crossfittradewinds.com/fitness/


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    • 34 min
    Behavioral Economics: Why We Buy What We Buy When We Panic with Pei Ying Chua

    Behavioral Economics: Why We Buy What We Buy When We Panic with Pei Ying Chua

    - Why did people buy up all the toilet papers at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic? then the hand sanitizers, and then face masks?  

    - How does chaos impact our sound decision-making?  

    - Can we learn to make better decisions with money when we panic? 

    To understand how our behavior influence what we do with our wallet, in this episode, you’ll learn why we buy what we buy, when we buy it and how we buy it. Remember at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, where all the toilet paper were one of the first commodity to be all bought up by the Masses? How does panic impact our decision-making and what we do with our wallet? You’ll learn easy to apply theory and concept based on behavioral economics and how these concepts can be applied to your personal and professional life. You can learn to pivot your business so it will survive and thrive during these uncertain times. If you’re ready to be a smarter and savvy consumer in midst of any chaos, then stay tune and listen on.

    Our podcast guest speaker is Pei-Ying Chua who has a background in data science, economics, and neuroscience. Her experiences range across behavioral insights, data analytics for policy-making, and economic analysis. In particular, she is well-versed in communicating and working with stakeholders from multiple different domains. In her spare time, she enjoys writing about obscure concepts in more relatable ways. She holds combined BSc in Vision Science and Neuroscience from the University of Melbourne, an MPhil in Neuroscience from Cambridge, and an MA in Management from Harvard. She writes a newsletter for Linkedin and is the author of the book called “One-Minute Theorems” .

    Connect with her on LinkedIn and subscribe to her LinkedIn Newsletter at Pei Ying Chua


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    • 31 min
    Finding Solutions to Prevent the Harmful Health Effects of Climate Change with Dr. Edward Maibach, Director of Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication.

    Finding Solutions to Prevent the Harmful Health Effects of Climate Change with Dr. Edward Maibach, Director of Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication.

    - Does climate change really exist?

    - What are the truths and misconceptions about climate change? 

    - Are you the only one worrying about climate change? 

    In this episode, you’ll learn the different causes of climate change and how climate extreme, such as too hot or too cold, can impact your health and what you can do about it? We also dive into the policy-making process in addressing climate change and how you can be part of this new change in creating a better environmental friendly place for yourself and your family and loved ones.  Listen on.

    Dr. Edward Maibach is a George Mason University Distinguished University Professor and director of Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication. His work focuses on developing and applying social science insight to help society make informed decisions that will stabilize earth’s life-sustaining climate and prevent further harm from climate change. He earned his doctoral degree in communication science at Stanford University, his Masters in Public Health degree at San Diego State University, and his BA in psychology at University of California, San Diego.

    Dr. Maibach will cover:

    - What causes climate change?
    - What are the major health impacts of climate extremes?
    - What are the potential impacts of climate change on the pandemic? (i.e. any thoughts on coronavirus pandemic)
    - What are the major challenges for scientists studying climate change and health linkages?
    - How does the US develop policy responses to climate change?
    - What can be done to protect populations from climate impacts?


    Learn more about Dr. Edward Maibach at https://communication.gmu.edu/people/emaibach

    Be a change agent for climate change by joining the Global Climate and Health Alliance at http://climateandhealthalliance.org

    Learn more about climate change communication strategies at https://www.climatechangecommunication.org/portfolio-view/edward-maibach-4/

    Learn about the Paris Agreement at https://cop23.unfccc.int/process-and-meetings/the-paris-agreement/the-paris-agreement

    Learn more about the Yale University Program on Climate Communication at https://climatecommunication.yale.edu/about/


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    • 39 min
    Vytal Health: A Whole-Person Telemedicine Approach to Health and Wellness with Dr. Tiffany Mullen, CEO and Co-Founder of Vytal Health

    Vytal Health: A Whole-Person Telemedicine Approach to Health and Wellness with Dr. Tiffany Mullen, CEO and Co-Founder of Vytal Health

    - Are you putting a bandage to your illness, fatigue and physical exhaustion?
    - Do you rather know the root cause of your illness so you can live a life with ease without “dis-ease”?
    - Perhaps it is the time to explore lifestyle medicine, integrative medicine, and functional medicine, a whole-person approach to health and wellness .

    In this episode, you’ll learn what defines functional medicine and lifestyle from Dr. Mullen. 
    She will share health topics on addressing: 
    1. gut health
    2. hormone imbalance
    3. adrenal fatigue
    4. fertility
    5. men’s health. 


    Are you ready to explore a different way to look at your own health?

    Stay tune and listen on.  Dr. Tiffany Mullen is the CEO and Co-founder of Vytal Health, a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based telemedicine startup company. Years after feeling frustrated by the health-care system, both as a patient and as a physician, Dr. Mullen left corporate health care behind to cofound Vytal Health. Vytal Health is a membership-based telemedicine company focused on solving health problems that have been overlooked or under-treated by traditional health care. Prior to launching Vytal Health, Dr. Mullen led Aurora Health Care's Department of Integrative Medicine as a its Medical Director, growing it to the largest department in the country.  Dr. Mullen is dually board-certified in Family and Integrative Medicine.  She completed her Family Medicine residency at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona and her Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. 

    Learn more about the whole-person approach to health at https://vytalhealth.com. 


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    • 41 min
    Learn to Live Mindfully in Chaos with Mindfulness and Meditation with Jesse Foy

    Learn to Live Mindfully in Chaos with Mindfulness and Meditation with Jesse Foy

    - Is stress overwhelming your life?  - Is anxiety clouding your mind from being engaged with your day-to-day activity? 
    - Do you want to learn how to live mindfully in midst of chaos? 

    In this episode, you will learn the difference between mindfulness and meditation and why both are important and unique skills to help you live a conscious and engaged life.  Jesse will also lead us through a mindful meditation that will help relax your mind and give you clarity. You can revisit this meditation in this episode whenever you need be relaxed, relieve stress or anxiety so you can center your energy back to live consciously.
    Our special guest is Jesse Foy, who is the Founder and Guiding Teacher at Rooted In Mindfulness, a center located in Wisconsin. Jesse's teachings are informed by 25+ years of learning and practice that include an extensive formal interdisciplinary education in Buddhism and Contemplative Psychology at Naropa University, advanced teacher training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School, a 15+ year mindfulness-based mind-body medical practice, and numerous retreats with both Western and Eastern teachers.
    Jesse unites traditional Buddhist psychology and modern mindfulness-based models in ways that are accessible and relevant to everyone. He aims to illuminate the importance of awakening our innate capacities for 'Great Wisdom' and 'Great Compassion' to promote health, well-being, happiness, freedom, and goodness in our inner and outer world.”
    Jesse Foy will go over the:
    - Difference between meditation and mindfulness. 
    - Science behind meditation and mindfulness in improving health.
    - Type of health issues which can be addressed with meditation and mindfulness.
    - Tips for beginners for mindfulness and meditation. 
    - A 10-minute meditation for stress management or anxiety relief.  

    Visit Jesse Foy's Center Rooted in Mindfulness at https://www.rootedinmindfulness.org




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    • 43 min
    Discover the 7 Dimensions of Wellness to Live Your Best Life Starting Today with Dr. Kee Chan

    Discover the 7 Dimensions of Wellness to Live Your Best Life Starting Today with Dr. Kee Chan

    How do you maintain your peace in midst of chaos?

    "I direct my energy using my internal compass to direct my wellness map, my wellness plan” - Dr. Kee Chan. 

    In this episode, Dr. Kee Chan, the host of the podcast "What is Public Health?" will cover the seven dimensions of the wellness and how you can design your life your way.  Dr. Chan is the author of the "The Wellness Plan", which is the available on Amazon.  

    Let’s discover your DNA blueprint and your internal compass to guide you through the seven dimensions of wellness: 

    1. Physical

    2. Emotional

    3. Intellectual

    4. Spiritual

    5. Social

    6. Occupational

    7. Environmental

    Wanna learn how to create your wellness plan and stick with it? 

    1) You can get my book titled “The Wellness Plan” The DNA Guide to Healthy Living by Dr. Kee Chan on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Wellness-Plan-Guide-Healthy-Living/dp/1542537223/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=the+wellness+plan+dr.+k+chan&qid=1597154640&sr=8-2

    2) sign up on my website to get a free wellness planner - it is not the book, but give you an introductory planner to get you started on your way at my www.whatispublichealthpodcast.com

    3) if you want to really do deep dive, I’ll be releasing an online course called ‘The Wellness Plan’ which go over the art and science of wellness at https://whatispublichealthpodcast.wordpress.com/onlinecourse/



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    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

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Outstanding

This is a great podcast. The Dimensions of Wellness episode was very informative and helped me a great deal. Keep up the great work!

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Keeping it 100 💯

Love show even with covid 19 got to tune in

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Super Interesting!

I hadn’t thought about public health in this way! Dr. Chan is a wealth of information! Give it a listen!!
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