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Apple's 3D Touch Is Advanced but Won't Hold Your Hand

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 10.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Shane Paul Neil

On our new iPhones, we can tap, swipe, pinch, peek, and pop. We can hold them, but they don't hold us back. This something we can only accomplish with each other, in person, together.

I Went to a Cuddle Party and Nobody Wanted to Cuddle With Me

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.30.2016 | Weird News
Van Winkle's

I've never been to an orgy, but I have to believe it's less awkward than a cuddle party. With orgies, you know what you're getting into.

Why I'm Looking For More People To Hug

David Kanegis | Posted 05.22.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

The Digital Age has me distraught. I spend so little 'face time' with the people I care most about. Texting is the mot du jour. Bah -- Humbug! We seem to live in a world where the motto is 'neither a hugger nor huggee be.'

Can Digital Medicine Exert a Placebo Effect?

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 10.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Dike Drummond, M.D.

Is the placebo effect something that demands the presence of a living human -- or can we program it into a cell phone app? What happens to health care...

Everyone Has Healing Hands

Suzette Standring | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzette Standring

If it hasn't been your habit to gently touch your family and friends, re-think your hesitation. Love and encouragement are alive in your very hands.