Tag Archives: health

Viewpoints: Lessons On Physical, Mental Health Dangers Of ‘Stop And Frisk’ Policies; Why Hasn’t The U.S., Unlike Other Countries, Added Graphic Warnings To Cigarette Packs?

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Boston Globe: The Hidden Cost Of ‘Stop-And-Frisk’ New research by Alyasah Sewell, a professor of sociology at Emory University, shows that stop-and-frisk and related police activity in New York City have a “spillover” effect — damaging the physical and mental health of residents in targeted… Read More »

Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 109 | Flywire & Simplee, Headspace, and Iora Health

Health in 2 Point 00 Feb 15, 2020• Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with many new funding deals! On Episode 109, Jess and I discuss Flywire, a payment startup that received not only $ 120 million from Goldman Sachs, reaching unicorn status, but also acquired the healthcare payments company… Read More »

The Hidden Health Danger of Using Mouthwash

You might want to reconsider your morning swish. ewapee/Shutterstock Taking care of your mouth is important not just for shiny teeth but for your overall health. Gum disease has been linked to Alzheimer’s and heart disease. But that swig of mouthwash may not be helping. Researchers recently discovered that using mouthwash could actually increase your… Read More »

Department of Health and Human Services launches Foundry for American Biotechnology

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched the nation’s first Foundry for American Biotechnology today, with the aim of producing technological solutions that help the U.S. protect against and respond to health security threats, enhance daily medical care, and add to the nation’s bioeconomy. The novel coronavirus is a reminder of the need… Read More »