Category Archives: Health and wellness

Factfulness

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why things Are Better Than We Think By Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund Flatiron Books, New York, 2018 First things first: if you’ve never seen any … Continue reading

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King v. Burwell: Everyone’s A Winner

(Photo: http://www.supremecourt.gov) Yesterday morning the United States Supreme Court handed down its decision in King v. Burwell. This case is about tax credits granted under the Affordable Care Act (ACA, a.k.a. Obamacare) to low income individuals to help them pay … Continue reading

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Glasses online

A couple of weeks ago I bought eyeglasses online for the first time. Maybe I’m late to the party, but it had been a few years since I last needed new glasses – my prescription hardly ever changes – and … Continue reading

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TED Talks: Hans Rosling – Let my dataset change your mindset

Another amazing talk by Swedish public health professor Hans Rosling, given at the US State Department this June.    Well worth a viewing.

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