Science shows that making healthy choices can lead to longer, more active lives. But many of us seem to be doing just the opposite. Explore what’s going wrong, what is being done about it and how using data and technology may help nudge us toward healthier choices.
Veteran journalist Mary Otto's writing career took a turn in 2007 when she broke the story of how a 12-year-old Baltimore boy died of complications from untreated tooth decay. Now she’s on a mission to talk about teeth.
Infection preventionist Tiana Wells spends her days at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, preventing, investigating and managing the spread of infections within the health care setting.
Meet a team with a singular mission: to safeguard patients from infections.
Guillermo Urquia has diabetes and needs to monitor his blood sugar levels regularly. He simply pricks his finger, transfers the blood onto a test strip and receives an almost instant result. But how in the world do those tiny little test strips work?
Do you find yourself wondering “is my baby getting enough milk?” Or even “how do I know my baby is getting enough milk?” Now there’s a breastfeeding app for that.
“I’ve listened to a baby’s first heartbeat and a patient’s last heartbeat with this stethoscope.”
“Throughout the entire hospitalization process, my mom just could not get herself warm,” says Jim. “She desperately wanted to go home and take a long, hot bath.”