Well, it’s that time of year again, nearly the holidays. Whether you are more of a Hanukkah person or prefer Kwanzaa, all the good songs come out of the Christmas tradition, and so that’s where I have to go for material. Over the past few years I have written such holiday classics as: The 12 […]
Best Breakthrough Since Sliced Bread, or At Least Since the Wheel
On the way to a flight to Baltimore (note: it is freaking cold in Baltimore) I picked up The Atlantic (November 2013 issue) to read the article entitled “The 50 Greatest Inventions Since the Wheel.” While these kind of sweeping generalization lists are always subjective, this particular list was compiled through a voting process that […]
mHealth: Hallelujah or Bah Humbug?
3600 people and I went to the mHealth Summit earlier this week in Washington, DC and, having spent the better part of 48 hours listening, I am still not sure what to make of this emerging healthcare sector. Given the incredible energy and high attendance at the conference, it would be easy to get caught […]
Do You Believe in Magic?
As health and science have entered the popular discourse in a greater way these past several years, there has been an upsurge in scientific literature delivered in an accessible pop culture format-science for the Everyman, if you will. Especially popular among the books that have migrated from the lab to the NY Times Bestseller list […]