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8 months

Flu, Fools, Fanatics, and You

Ordinarily this time of year I say you should get your flu vaccine, and let you know I’ve just gotten mine. Due to an intense flurry of recent travel, I am obligated to say I am about to get mine- but the rest of the narrative is quite perennial.

8 months

Light Is The New All Natural Ingredient For Health And Wellness

Technology offers new and interesting options for non-drug therapeutic interventions.  From puffs of air to treat a migraine to electroceuticals, these options can offer new approaches to modulate and manages aspects of physiology. While well established in clinical practice, light continues to offer interesting opportunities for digital health. The story of light is really the story of life. From Genesis to photosynthesis, it's a fascinating and important story.

8 months

Artificial Intelligence in the Digital Health Sector

What does a $1 Billion dollars get you in higher ed these days? M.I.T is using the money to build a college for artificial intelligence. The goal, according to the M.I.T. president, is to "educate the bilinguals of the future".

8 months

Health Data And A Man Named Faust

On the surface, it seems somewhat fair -- a quid pro quo for our data. We can get something useful in exchange for things like driving directions or the ability to connect and network on a social media platform. And, of course, this narrative is quickly peppered with terms like depersonalized, anonymous and compliance, to help soften the firm grasp of companies that become tachycardic at the prospect of your owning your elevated heart rate data.

8 months

Scientists Discover Plastic in Human Stools

In a presentation at the 26th annual United European Gastroenterology conference in Vienna in October 2018, it was announced that a scientific study discovered plastic in human feces from individuals across multiple countries [1].

8 months

Voice As The New Vital Sign

The history and physical create the cornerstone of an initial patient exam.

8 months

Will Quantum Computing Bend the Arrow of Time?

British astronomer, physicist, and mathematician, Sir Arthur S. Eddington put forth the concept of the “time’s arrow” in the 1920’s [1]. Eddington theorized that time is asymmetrical, and moves in one direction from the irreversible past to the present, then forward towards the future. He proposed that the reason why time moves forward is due to causal asymmetry (cause and effect). Does this arrow of time hold true in quantum computing?