Jeff Iliff is a neuroscientist part of a team discovering the "glymphatic system"...An interesting listen if you ever considered how the brain moves waste across that relatively impermeable blood-brain barrier.
Are you involved with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)? Today was day 1 of the Improving Healthcare Systems October Advisory Panel. There are many working diligently to improve patient outcomes but a common thread is a lack of high-quality initiatives for funding. Please join the discussions.
How a national food policy could save millions of American lives-- Mark Bittman, Michael Pollan, Ricardo Salvador and Olivier De Schutter
The food system and the diet it’s created have caused incalculable damage to the health of our people and our land, water and air. If a foreign power were to do such harm, we’d regard it as a threat to national security, if not an act of war, and the government would formulate a comprehensive plan and marshal resources to combat it. (The administration even named an Ebola czar to respond to a disease that threatens few Americans.)
Here are a few mapping examples from the public sphere demonstrating how a focused data strategy can expand the perspective of a story, business objective, or targeted research question. Click image for more details.