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Thomas Goetz

Big Bang VII - Embracing the Innovators

Jeff Pollack | Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

The seventh meeting of the Big Bang Forum, a private gathering of music, media and entertainment executives discussing important new trends, evolving ...

Is Your DNA Dangerous to Your Health?

Thomas Goetz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Goetz

Designating physicians as gatekeepers for genetic information isn't just disempowering -- it's sticking healthcare in a time capsule for a decade or more, until physicians get up to speed.

Cancer Is a Preventable Disease -- So Why Don't We Prevent It?

Thomas Goetz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Goetz

Cancer is perhaps the most frightening of all diseases we face. And the thing is, it's very often entirely preventable. If we simply made some different decisions, earlier, many cancers would never happen.

We Need To End The Obesity Epidemic

Thomas Goetz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Goetz

U.S. life expectancy is actually heading downward.

How To Make Better Decisions For Your Health

Thomas Goetz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Goetz

We sometimes think of healthcare as something that happens in our doctor's office, but really it starts with the multitude of smaller decisions that we make: what to eat, how much to sleep, how much exercise to get.

Can A Health Scare Be A Good Thing For Your Health?

Thomas Goetz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Goetz

What does the doctor need to say to trigger you to do those things that you probably already know you should do? What sort of information would compel you to take action?

The Science Of Sleep: 5 Tech Tools To Track And Improve Your Sleep

Thomas Goetz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Goetz

In the past year or so, a handful of new devices have come on the market that promise to help you measure your sleep quality. This is the result of two trends: sleep research and better tools.

3 Ways To Take Control Of Your Health Today

Thomas Goetz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Goetz

Why don't we do what we know is good for us? Part of what may be going on here is that we lack a sense of agency in our health - we don't feel like we're actually in control, or that our engagement will matter.