Insecure Has your electronic health record been hacked? Are the most private histories of you and your parents, your spouse and children, now public knowledge? Do governments, corporations and individuals know about your drinking history, your sexual transmitted diseases, when you lost your job because of a marijuana urine test? Do they know the details of your kids’ […]
Whatever Happened to Health?
Checklist Health Can your health be reduced to a bunch of numbers? American medical care is about to test that idea. Beware the results. Checklists – and the checked off numbers – do not a healthy population make. Why Are Checklists Taking Over? People love numbers. They like to count things. Medical care costs enormous […]
You Cancer Detection Bra Is Ready (7/21/14)
Screening in Public The bra market has a whole new category – wearable cancer detection devices. Put out by First Warning Systems of Reno, Nevada, the new bra may not immediately win fashion awards – though the magazine “The Week” declared it July 18th’s “Innovation of the Week.” The new bra – named the Circadian […]