Apr 19, 2018 - Earth Day is nearing 50, yet it seems to have been more impactful in its formative years. What needs to happen for “the largest civic-focused day of action in the world” to be more than a huge empty gesture?
Apr 16, 2018 - Over the last century workplace designs have moved away from nature. But contemporary evidence suggests that reversing this trend would benefit employee well-being and the financial bottom line.
Apr 11, 2018 - For too long “I’m watching my weight” has been used as a synonym for healthy living. But because in and of itself weight is no measure of health, we should focus our attention elsewhere.
Feb 27, 2018 - E-cigarettes are getting a bad rap in society. But as unhealthy as they may be, they may have a positive place in society.
Feb 16, 2018 - Healthcare hasn’t left the news for years. The fact that the talk is almost always about the $$$ may explain why home health care hasn’t caught on even though it often provides better patient outcomes and saves cash.
Jan 22, 2018 - With DNA analysis making its way into the commercial realm, it was inevitable that the health industry would get in on the action. But how good is that for the consumer?
Jan 10, 2018 - It’s uncomfortable to entertain even the possibility of cancer. But there’s one type of cancer you are basically sure to survive if you take just a little preventive action.
Jan 4, 2018 - Unlike other diseases, the mortality rate from sickle cell disease is on the rise. When you consider that the majority of these patients are African-American, perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised.
Nov 29, 2017 - The American way is to do as we please. But when it comes to transmission of disease, obviously things aren’t quite so simple. So should healthcare workers be required to get annual flu vaccines?
Nov 15, 2017 - Nearly one-third of America’s food supply goes to waste. Although the government has recently instituted a number of measures to improve that state of affairs, it may take deeper changes to eliminate food insecurity.