It wasn’t so long ago for you and me – and still is for millions of others – that whatever the doctor said was all that mattered. And usually the doctor didn’t say all that much. He or she would tell you what they thought was wrong with you and what they were going to [...]
I have been living in Barcelona for just over two weeks. Each time I go out my door I can literally run into hundreds or even thousands of tourists from all over the globe. They clog the streets and alleys and enjoy the cafes. None of that is bad, especially with a teetering Spanish economy. [...]
The advent of devices that track personal health and wellness has spawned a movement called the “Quantified Self,” which explores the extent to which self-tracking can lead to self-improvement. There are even people who use apps to track and chart their moods!
But how much is too much tracking, to the point where it [...]
Just a quick note to tell you how it is thrilling to meet with our US friends and partners here in Barcelona. Today we had a long lunch with Greg Stephens, executive director and founder of The National CML Society which supports those impacted by Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML). Greg is here for advisory committee meetings as [...]
Greetings from Barcelona, Spain, where it is hot, somewhat humid and very exciting. I have moved here from Seattle with my family to help us all think more globally – personally and professionally. When it comes to concerns about serious medical issues we all share many of the same thoughts: what is the latest news [...]