How did Makeup, WWII & Communism Create U.S. Healthcare?

What happens when you combine a weird history of makeup, World War II, and the threat of Communism? …Well….oddly enough you end up with an employer based health insurance system. Now I know I can’t stop you from engaging in the polite civil debate YouTube comments are known for, but arguing about the current state […]

Delivering Free Health Care to Rural Mexico

Well, there are doctors, but if you have the public insurance which is the one that they give us poor people when you ask for a consultation they give you an appointment for a month from now. Well, the disease does not wait. I can’t get any work, because of the two heart attacks I’ve […]

How one scientist averted a national health crisis – Andrea Tone

In the fall of 1960, Frances Oldham Kelsey was one of the Food and Drug Administration’s newest recruits. Before the year was out, she would begin a fight that would save thousands of lives, though no one knew it at the time. Although she was new to the FDA, Kelsey was no novice as a […]

Health lies in healthy circadian habits | Satchin Panda | TEDxBeaconStreet

Translator: Rhonda Jacobs Reviewer: Peter van de Ven So pathogens like this used to cause infectious diseases that killed humans for centuries. Until sanitation, vaccination and antibiotics took care of pathogens and gave us long, healthy lives. But now, we spend nearly half of our life fighting with these kinds of chronic diseases, and for […]

Top Digital Health Trends In 2019 – The Medical Futurist

2019 shapes up to be the best year for digital health yet. From a global FDA, to A.I. in hospitals, let’s take a look at what we wish to see this year. Here are the major trends that we look forward to. National digital health strategies While technological development soars, healthcare systems around the globe […]

What the US health care system assumes about you | Mitchell Katz

A few years ago, I was taking care of a woman who was a victim of violence. I wanted her to be seen in a clinic that specialized in trauma survivors. I made the appointment myself because, being the director of the department, I knew if I did it, she would get an appointment right […]

Google’s Masterplan in Healthcare – The Medical Futurist

When Google restructured into the holding company known as Alphabet, one of the perks was that Larry Page and the former heads of Google can finally turn all their attention from the search engine to incubating new and innovative efforts. Alphabet bets on healthcare and medicine as the next big thing. The signs are everywhere. […]

The Little Black Book of Scams: Health and Medical Scams

When you or a relative isn’t feeling well, or has a serious chronic health condition, you’d give anything to find a way to make them healthy again. That’s absolutely natural. Unfortunately, some of the nastiest scammers in the business prey on your concern, or your desire for a cure – whether it’s for losing weight, […]

What is Health Research? Free Online Course

Health research is about all of us, it asks the most important health questions that you or someone you know might face and seeks to answer them so that new treatments and care can be created and it wouldn’t be possible without people like you taking part in research or even helping to create research. […]

How did Makeup, WWII & Communism Create U.S. Healthcare?

What happens when you combine a weird history of makeup, World War II, and the threat of Communism? …Well….oddly enough you end up with an employer based health insurance system. Now I know I can’t stop you from engaging in the polite civil debate YouTube comments are known for, but arguing about the current state […]