We seem to stand at the threshold of the re-invigorating of progressivism. This is true in the secular as well as the religious world.
Creating a human being and creating a social venture have a lot in common: unexpected challenges, incremental growth, and the immense satisfaction of making something out of thin air. Not only do both endeavors involve a tremendous amount of change, but it's the kind of change that makes you realize your life will always be different from the way it was before.
Stereotypes about surgeons do not include the emotions that this surgeon conveys. His profound humanity is an example of wonder at work. His partnership with patients reflects the aspect of his work that touches his soul, and a world view that we are all connected.
Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) are at the innovative core of the U.S. health system, leading the way in primary patient care, medical research, advan...
As the health policy world moves beyond just enrollment, community health workers -- and sustainable and integrated funding sources for them -- should be part of the conversation at the federal, state and local levels.
Whatever one's views of individual mandates, keeping your own doctor or contraceptive coverage, the underpinnings of Obamacare offer the promise of stopping the skyrocketing costs that are threatening the quality and availability of coverage to the 55 percent of Americans who receive health insurance through their jobs.
Choosing a new doctor can be complicated, especially if you've recently moved to a new community or changed insurance plans. Asking friends, relatives...
Our eating habits profoundly affect our individual health and well-being; our social, economic, and political systems; and our environment. Our future success as a species may hinge on our food habits.
By evaluating the total marathon experience, we can identify key components that make running an entirely unnatural distance so appealing, and consider how we might apply them to health behavior change.
In the ad world, we reflect daily on how emotion drives behavior. Health care is an emotional issue.
While most of the gender differences are explained by gender differences in practicing medicine, the study highlights a larger issue.
It may seem obvious that Aaliyah needed help dealing with the sadness and emotional turmoil caused by her mother's incarceration. Unfortunately, like so many other children in the District, she couldn't get timely help.
Light appeared, and with it, some fire, when Congressman Tim Murphy authored "The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act." Rep. Murphy, has proposed a broad variety of actions aimed at improving the broken system of mental health care, not just adding more programs or money to the already fragmented and far too unaccountable services that now exist.
Or more specifically why I think America is fatter than the rest of the world. For the past 7 months I have been living in one of the most food-obsess...
A properly drafted trust can offer all of the advantages (and more) of a life estate without the negatives.
The year 2014 may well go down as the year of wearable technology. The impact of wearables is already being felt in education, communication, navigati...