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Patricia Salber MD, MBA (@docweighsin)
Even when separated by thousands of miles, grandparents can play a special role in the lives of their grandchildren. Here is one grandfather's advice to his granddaughter as she enters 7th grade.
How many more unbearable tragedies do American families need to endure before we finally stand up and demand significant changes to our national firearm policies?
TedMed's Hive shines a bright light on nineteen innovators working to improve health and well-being in a variety of ways. Here's a synopsis of what they are working on.
Straight from THE ROOT has figured out how to make it painless to enjoy perfectly prepared root vegetables in just a minute and a half. The secret is sous vide.
Day 1 of TedMed 2017 featured talks on chimpanzee politics, the sad aftermath of the Liberian Ebola epidemic, and new music created by Zoe Keating after her tragic loss.
Dry mouth can lead to dental caries, oral candidiasis, and problems eating and speaking. Avoiding certain medications, symptom relief, and dental care are key.
Here are 3 digital health innovations that, in their own way, streamline processes to improve efficiency and effectiveness—something we need much more of in healthcare.
There's no trust anywhere when it comes to healthcare-a new survey shows that hospital systems & doctors don't trust health plans & plans don't trust them.
The RISK project provides a rich body of scientific literature that should be used to guide how we respond to current and future hurricane disasters.
Teaching health literacy in high school should be every bit as important for students' future success as math and American history.
In his book, Mistreated, Dr. Robert Pearl, the former Executive Director and CEO of the Permanente Medical Group, lays out his vision of how to transform healthcare.
Seven lifestyle modifications that prevent atherosclerosis have also been found to maintain brain health and prevent cognitive decline.