The United States: Built By People Who Said Yes

The United States: Built By People Who Said Yes

Throughout American history, in workplaces, schools, and in government, it has always been easier to say “no.” “No, the immigrants are not up to our standards.” “No, women or people of color cannot be trusted to vote.” “No, it is not possible to take care of the...
Our Biggest Danger: Chronic Disease

Our Biggest Danger: Chronic Disease

What is our biggest danger? Immigrants? Foreign governments? Religions we don’t understand? You could make a better argument that the largest threat to what we value most (happy family and health) is chronic disease. Those loudly publicized topics don’t come anywhere...
Insights From TEDMED 2017

Insights From TEDMED 2017

TEDMED hosted its latest conference in early November in Palm Springs, CA. The event featured many outstanding speakers and conversations led by thought leaders hoping to inspire a healthier world. Below is a selection of the most powerful presentations I attended at...