Monthly Archive: November, 2012

Giving Back One Telemedicine Backpack at a Time

During a disaster, infrastructure, like electricity, water, roads and communication, may be damaged or destroyed.   Large crowds of people are in critical need. “Help can’t get to them and they can’t get to… Continue reading

Every Human Has Rights!

Over the past 8 years, Nicholas Marshall Cooper has been actively involved in making the connection between human rights and health, and translating public health science into rights-based action.  This post is a… Continue reading

Good news on Metastases Research!

Just a short note “quote”… The Answer to How Breast Cancer Invades Bone Researchers recently solved the mystery of how breast cancer takes root in the bone. Now, the discovery has led to… Continue reading

Are Patient Communities an Effective Way to Deliver Care?

Are Patient Communities an Effective Way to Deliver Care? That was the question debated at the 2012 Connected Health Symposium on October 25.  Two physicians, Dr. Andrew Watson, Surgeon and Medical Director for… Continue reading

Alone Together: Sherry Turkle

On “Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me” Paula Poundstone describes her view of the neighborhood playground. Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me Radio Show October 6, 2012 Transcript Right now, panel, time for you to… Continue reading

Sobering and Scary

Monday October 29, 2012 Hurricane Sandy struck the Eastern Seaboard. As it moved inland it hit two winter weather systems creating what has been called a hybrid monster storm.  As of November 3rd… Continue reading