Posts tagged health
The Rise of Mental Health Startups

It is usually quite easy to look around and recognize a broken leg, small cut, or common cold. However, when it comes to the seemingly invisible ailments that arise in our minds, there still remains a large deficit in acknowledging, treating, and prioritizing mental health.

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Fast Food in the Fast Lane

In a world where a demand for speed seems to permeate every aspect of our lives, it is no wonder that quick-service restaurants (QSRs), known colloquially as ‘fast food’, have an important place in many people’s lives. However, notorious for their deleterious effects on health and the environment, QSRs have had to struggle with consumer demands that are increasingly health-conscious and eco-conscious.

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Juuling: A “Healthy” Alternative To Smoking?

The rates of traditional cigarette smoking are at an all-time low in America thanks to increased taxes and increased awareness around its negative effects. Juul Labs has tried to shift customers away from cigarettes by creating a product that is sleek, modern, and efficient, but is his “healthier”?

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Consumer Genetic Testing: The Promise and Dangers

Although genetic testing allowed the Golden State Killer to be found and arrested, it seems to be an egregious breach of information when knowledge of our basic biological building blocks can be analyzed by complete strangers, all without our permission.

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‘Alexa, Buy Me a Bottle of Tylenol’: Amazon Enters Healthcare

With its technological prowess and sense for revolutionizing industries, Amazon may be able to apply its powerful voice recognition products like Alexa, ruthless cost-cutting measures, and widely used cloud computing infrastructure to improve efficiency and service in the healthcare space.

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Dr. Mark Hyman Paves the Way For Change with FOOD: What The Heck Should I Eat?

A discussion of our nation's fixation with fads and diets that are no healthier than their stereotypically unhealthy counterparts in this exclusive interview with Dr. Hyman.

Dr. Hyman is the director of the Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine and a best-selling author.

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Mind Your Mental Wellness

A look into the increasing demand for "mindfulness" opportunities and how social entrepreneurs, technology, and colleges are responding. 

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Kayla Itsines: Collectivizing The E-Training Industry

Kayla Itsines, the "instafamous" fitness trainer, uses social media to not only strengthen her brand but also create a support group and community of followers who lead healthier lifestyles through her 28-minute workout circuits.

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