“I grew up biking in Europe,” the woman said after she cut across four lanes of traffic in downtown DC. I had caught up to her at a red light to tell her that she was lucky — cars had slammed on their brakes, some right next to me as I carefully pedaled in the […]
Archives for July 2013
Each one of these people cuts through hype and makes me feel smarter: Hilda Bastain – Editor & curator, PubMed Health. I’m addicted to her cartoons: Statistically funny. And I’m a new fan of her SciAm blog: Absolutely Maybe. @Laikas – Medical librarian, scientist, mom, human. I’m addicted to posts like: “Medpedia, the Medical Wikipedia, is Dead. And […]
Here are a few of the people I’m addicted to for insights on parenting & health: @SavingCase – Mom of a child with a rare disease. I’m addicted to how she keeps the window into her life crystal clear so we all can learn from her experiences. Erin Moore – Mom of a child with […]
The following articles stopped me in my tracks this week, not least because they relate to my last report, “Family Caregivers are Wired for Health.” Please share what you’re reading — or your thoughts about these articles — in the comments. 1. Dementiaville: How an experimental new town is taking the elderly back to their happier […]
One of my hosts for Salud 2.0 Euskadi, Gonzalo Bacigalupe, in our jackets painted by Regina Holliday, in front of the Guggenheim Museum. Yes, it was that beautiful. Every day.
One of my favorite structures in Bilbao is the Campo Volantin footbridge, designed by Santiago Calatrava. I went out of my way to walk over it many times while I was visiting that beautiful city. Approaching it was a visual treat and there were always musicians playing on it, an aural treat. But once you […]