Tag: educational

What Your Farts Say About Your Health

What Your Farts Say About Your Health

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments January 5, 2020

In science, it’s important to have quantifiable data. How bright is that star? How strong is that force? How smelly is that fart? Hey everyone, Julian here for DNews. I know it seems like a juvenile topic but flatulence is a part of everyone’s lives, and it actually can tell you some interesting things about […]

English Listening Comprehension – Talking About Medicines in English

English Listening Comprehension – Talking About Medicines in English

By Bryan Wright 4 Comments January 3, 2020

how are your English listening skills first you’ll see an image and here a question next comes a short dialogue listen carefully and see if you can answer correctly we’ll show you the answer at the end a woman is talking to her doctor which and how many medicines will she have to take every […]

What should you do when a mental health crisis strikes?

What should you do when a mental health crisis strikes?

By Bryan Wright 29 Comments December 23, 2019

If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis, I think the first thing to do is figure out what you need. Right? So, if you’re having trouble with your own safety, you’re really thinking about killing yourself, you need to get help. And you need to see a professional, or you need to go to an […]

I AM A Black Death (The Plague) Doctor

I AM A Black Death (The Plague) Doctor

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments December 23, 2019

The year is 1631. I now live in Venice, a once great city state that for a time was the richest city in Europe, but today is ravaged by a mysterious disease that has in just a year claimed the lives of thousands. But I can not let my fear of the epidemic and the […]

Depression and anxiety: How inequality is driving the mental health crisis | Johann Hari

Depression and anxiety: How inequality is driving the mental health crisis | Johann Hari

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments December 21, 2019

When I feel depressed, like loads of people I say, “I feel down,” right? And as I was learning about the causes of depression and anxiety for my book ‘Lost Connections’ I started to realize—I don’t think that’s a metaphor. There’s this amazing professor at Stanford called Robert Sapolsky who, in his early twenties, went […]

How Big Pharma secures drug monopolies | Tahir Amin

How Big Pharma secures drug monopolies | Tahir Amin

By Bryan Wright 51 Comments November 23, 2019

So the patent system has been a great driver of medical inventions. We’ve seen some terrific discoveries and inventions in the medical space. But as we’ve evolved in the system, I think we’re starting to see– as a lawyer who’s practiced in this area, we’re starting to see a lot of strategies that are played […]

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The Future of Medicine is Here. Now Let’s Start Using It.

The Future of Medicine is Here. Now Let’s Start Using It.

By Bryan Wright 36 Comments November 22, 2019

I think the cutting edge of medicine is really not always high-tech, it’s being more focused on prevention and being proactive, understanding your genetics. We’re at $1000 genome today, we’ll be at $100 or even a free genome in the next decade. We know that sitting is the new smoking. We now have wearables that […]

How health care quietly powers the U.S. economy | Michael Dowling

How health care quietly powers the U.S. economy | Michael Dowling

By Bryan Wright 86 Comments November 17, 2019

Health care is a humongous economic engine. It’s often forgotten about the fact that there is a real contribution to the economy by health care. If you’re running a large health care organization, you’re probably the place that is doing the most construction in the region. So for example, in our organization, we do more […]

Box Office – Doctor Sleep, Midway, Last Christmas, Terminator Dark Fate Drop

Box Office – Doctor Sleep, Midway, Last Christmas, Terminator Dark Fate Drop

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments November 13, 2019

Hello and welcome to this week’s Movie Math!