Brandeis University hosted a one-day symposium on aging, housing, health, technology, and other issues. Thanks to the people who captured these insights!
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Conference tweets are a little like brunch pics on social media. Sometimes I want to reach out and say, “Shhh, it’s OK. I’m so happy that you’re happy with your eggs, but you don’t need to show them to me.” Then again, sometimes you see a pic that makes your mouth water and you think, […]
“One person’s TMI is another person’s need-to-know.”
– Meredith Gould, aptly summarizing a key discussion point for our upcoming panel, “Communicating the experience of illness in the digital age.” (TMI stands for “too much information.”) We are flipping the panel, posting ideas and sparking conversations in advance so that when we arrive at Stanford Medicine X, the on-stage event will be one more […]
Research shows that if you can connect to a higher purpose, you will be more likely to reach your health goals. For example, the most effective treatment for hepatitis C is interferon, a drug that requires self-injection and has some very nasty side effects, like fatigue, anxiety, nausea, and skin rashes. It is very difficult […]