Angelina Jolie and Genetic Testing

Angelina Jolie has been the subject of recent news because she had a preventative double mastectomy. After watching several members of her family battle cancer - Jolie's mother died from ovarian cancer and her aunt from breast cancer - Jolie decided to…

Healthloop – Where the Patient is No Longer “Out of Sight Out of Mind”

Ubiquitous mobile social technology and data analytics has the potential to help us take better care of ourselves.  Now with Healthloop, technology may help doctors take better care of us, before and after surgery. Years ago when I was curious…

DIY Experiments: Mindfulness Parts 2 and 3

In my previous post, I wrote about my first experience attending a mindfulness session. Needless to say, it was a successful experiment, and keen to learn more, I returned to the Hammer to see what the subsequent mindfulness sessions would inspire. My…

Discovering How to Improve my Health at MD Revolution

I began my assessment at MDRevolution thinking I was in great shape. As a long time devotee of the Bar Method, I exercise regularly and  I am proud to have maintained my post weight watcher’s weight since college. Yet, after…

Daring to be Different While Striving to be Better at Greatist

Ever since I did my first research on Mobile Social Games for Health, I have been observing and expanding my definition of health and wellness that coincides with the broader acceptance of integrative medicine. I came to the Greatist office…

From JP Morgan to CES – The Forging of Unlikely Partnerships

Despite the fact that we all aspire to help patients, the various factions of the healthcare industry reflect sharp contrasts in economics- especially in terms of funding needs and time to market. Typical for the not-hot and highly regulated therapeutic…