The two forms of communication -- virtual and physical -- can work in tandem, but the physical kind obviously takes a bit more effort, but most often results in a far more meaningful experience.
The single greatest strength of the Internet is its freedom: from censorship, expurgation, or adjustment. The single greatest weakness of the Internet is that very strength: anyone can put out anything no matter how wrong or biased.
If there's one thing I learned from seeing all the great mobile technology being developed at TEDMED, it's that these mobile health applications can not only empower doctors, but patients too. It can help people like me have a better understanding of my own health.
In the past two decades, immunization efforts have averted an estimated 20 million deaths globally. Yet, for all the progress that has been made--than...
Manju Kumari is an "Anganwadi Worker" or frontline health worker in Bihar, one of India's poorest states. Chosen by her village as their health repres...
It is terror your friends and family do not get to touch or soothe because you pretend it's not there, and that is how you get dressed every day.
This week, on April 25, we will observe World Malaria Day. There's no better time to join a movement that is saving lives. My prayer is that one day, there will be no malaria. My hope is that day will come soon.
Mentioning a glass of red wine makes most people smile. It has been suggested that the reason the French have such a low rate of cardiovascular disease is because they consume large amounts of red wine.
Like a top athlete looking to boost performance, we all need recovery time to perform at our best. So, pace yourself and don't be afraid to turn it off. Get some exercise and fresh air. And quit eating lunch at your desk. My dad would approve.
Behind every "overnight success" is a story of a person or a team toiling away for years, with very few people except themselves and perhaps a few friends and partners supporting them. Consider the following two stories.
Anyone can learn how to focus -- but only if we decide what is important to us and what we want to commit to accomplishing. The only wrong choice is no choice.
Many assume that after losing over 250 pounds of excess weight and after keeping it off for more than a decade, I've got this "healthy eating thing" a...
When we feel thirsty, hungry, or tired, do we need a scientist to help us determine if those feelings are true? No, we know these things to be true because our body is programmed to send those messages to our brain.
The best "land rovers" humans possess are connected to our hips. The best way to stay healthy -- and keep our planet healthy -- is to use our legs. That means we need streets that support our ability to walk and ride bikes safely -- not bigger, fiercer cars.
There is no reason why we should be raising a generation of children who have never discovered the joy of biting into a just picked nectarine, the taste of fresh blueberries, or the succulence of a tomato that is grown locally, rather than halfway across the country.