A New Awareness: Opening Our Eyes and Our Hearts to Hunger at 5280 I am a history buff and a keen observer of people. As a proud American I have always been humbled by the humanitarianism of everyday Americans, particularly during times of crisis. Recent events have galvanized my [...]
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Last baseball season when the electronic strike zone idea was once again hotly debated, the striking similarities between the issues baseball and radiology face – accuracy, objectivity, efficiency – became glaringly obvious. The idea of using technology to increase game consistency and accuracy is a controversial one. The same could be said of the use [...]
Shutterstock Living forever has always been a dream of mankind. Since the 20th century, we’ve increased life expectancy by 30 years from 49 to 79, but are we living those additional years to the fullest? Americans are consuming healthcare services at an increasingly intense rate the older we become. While U.S. residents over the [...]
The opioid crisis statistics are alarming: Drug overdoses, most of which are related to opioids, killed over 64,000 people in the United States last year -- an increase of 21% over 2015. Disturbing as those numbers are, understanding the data behind opioid addiction, and analyzing the overwhelming information being collected is critical to fighting the drug crisis. In [...]