Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Overcoming Depression: How Psychologists Help With Depressive Disorders
Depression is extreme sadness or despair that lasts more than days and affects people in different ways. Fortunately, depression is highly treatable.
How IBM Watson Could Help Identify Patients for Home Care
IBM’s Watson gained fame for beating human Jeopardy! champions at the game, but the cognitive computing platform also could have some winning answers for the U.S. health care system—which cou…
How to read music
Like an actor’s script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look complicated, but once you've gotten the hang of a few simple elements like notes, bars and clefs, you're ready to rock. Tim Hansen hits the instrumental basics you need to read music.
She was pregnant and broke. She signed up for uber — and fell into debt.
Maya Warren’s story is the plight of many working-class moms in America.
How Often Should You Actually Shower?
The right way to clean yourself, according to science
How to Disrupt the Health Care Industry
(Take a Lesson from Home Care)
How America's criminal justice system became the country's mental health system
A story of how the criminal justice system neglects, abuses, and sometimes kills people with mental illness.
How voice assistants can provide medical advice
Ben Fox Rubin had a great post in CNET's CES blog that discussed whether voice assistants were equipped to provide health and emotional support. He starts out by citing a JAMA study from early 2016 that found voice assistants mostly lacking when asked about some basic physical and mental health situations. This highlights two interesting points:
How to Reverse Diabetes
1 in 3 Americans could have it by 2050 if current trends continue. Follow this plan to stay out of danger and avoid becoming a statistic