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5 Things AI Can Do Better Than Humans

George Zarkadakis | Posted 01.04.2016 | Technology
George Zarkadakis

Artificial Intelligence is constantly pushing the boundaries of what machines are capable of. But could machines ever become better than us?

Glandiose

Marcia Liss | Posted 01.13.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Too Much Medicine Is Bad for Our Health

Allen Frances | Posted 11.13.2013 | Science
Allen Frances

The evidence is compelling that we in the developed countries (especially the US) are overtesting for disease, overdiagnosing it, and overtreating.

The (Really Scary) Invisible Gorilla

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.31.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

What the invisible gorilla study shows is that if we are paying very close attention to one thing, we often fail to notice other things in our field of vision -- even very obvious things. What if this perceptual quirk has serious, even life-threatening, implications?

Dealing With a Diagnostic Dilemma: What Would You Do?

Liz Sterling, M.A. | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Liz Sterling, M.A.

On Saturday, Dec. 1, I turn 55, and I pause at the irony of life bringing an uncertain diagnosis at this turning point. Have you had moments that you knew were turning points in self-discovery?

When Your Health's at Risk, Investigate

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

The physician-patient relationship is key to your good health -- for prevention, treatment and recovery. Learn how to research effectively, and consider all of your options.