As we discovered with banking, you don't need to visit a polished institution with rigid hours to access your money -- yet we still generally schlepp to a hospital or other formal health care facility for every manner of health service.
America can no longer afford to separate education, health, and social services into separate silos. And we risk bankruptcy if our schools continue to focus on a narrow portion of our children's brains.
Palin's critical comments about Michelle Obama fail to recognize that, in too many instances, parents have become prisoners of school and community environments that restrict their child's access to healthy food.
For those of you not watching, video games are not just for entertainment any more. A field of serious games has been developing for some time, and one of the most robust areas is games to improve health.
We are measuring each health reform and long term outcomes by a monolithic yardstick -- 10-year CBO scoring -- without ever questioning whether the yardstick measures what really matters to us as a people.
According to a recent report from the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Top 5 states that have the highest percentage of overweight people are all Republican red states.