SmartPlanet stories related to the diagnosis, treatment and medical prevention of disease, injury or impairment, as well as the institutions, systems and policy that enable and deliver it.
If you want to get your adrenalin pumping, don't teach at a university.
2 | February 19, 2013 6:28pm |
In the last four years, the size of the workforce has barely grown. Blame demographics, say two economists.
44 | May 11, 2013 10:56am |
Top 20 most popular future jobs of 2030: Vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler, narrowcaster
In 2030, some of the most popular jobs could be vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler or narrowcaster, according to a new U.K. report.
7 | January 19, 2010 10:48am |
Tukey has a new boom in health tourism -- moustache transplantation.
1 | May 8, 2013 4:37am |
In the past decade Africa trails only South Asia as the region with the largest mobile growth rate.
4 | December 27, 2012 2:38pm |
GE took a 10 percent equity stake in Pivotal, an EMC spin-off company that aims to help businesses analyze and understand big data generated by machines and stored in the cloud.
April 24, 2013 1:53pm |
Silicon Valley vendor takes the big data skills challenge to the university level.
1 | April 22, 2013 6:47pm |
The White House sees drug abuse as a public health issue, stressing that "we cannot arrest or incarcerate our way out of the drug problem."
14 | April 27, 2013 11:46am |
This July, the NYPD will be releasing invisible, odorless, nontoxic gases to better understand how contaminants will disperse in accidents and attacks.
5 | May 5, 2013 10:46pm |
The non-invasive procedure improves upon existing pre-birth paternity tests that carry a small risk of inducing a miscarriage.
5 | June 25, 2012 7:21pm |
What do the stock market and brain trauma treatment have in common? Allow me to explain.
Sponsored | May 6, 2013 5:54am |
Federal funds and private industry are driving the growth of electronic health records -- but the proliferation of data could lead to a boost in breaches of privacy.
20 | June 20, 2012 7:44am |
Money magazine's list of the best 'small cities' in the U.S. shows that suburban America hasn't changed much since the 1950s.
10 | August 23, 2012 4:18pm |
The new model for health care? Walk-in clinics at more than 500 CVS stores allow patients to add medical services to their shopping lists--and pay with insurance.
6 | March 13, 2011 3:00am |
Researchers say a junk food tax of 20% would affect grocery shopping habits and curb obesity.
28 | May 16, 2012 10:25am |
Glyphosate, the chemical in the world's top selling agricultural herbicide, Roundup, is being reviewed for safety. A nationwide ban could be possible by 2015.
13 | April 13, 2011 6:00am |
There are devices that help those suffering with mobility issues, but few for children with tiny limbs. Where does 3D printing come in?
January 25, 2013 5:26am |
Any professional who does not want their images used without permission can and should protect them. Failing to take basic steps is like leaving a buffet lunch out by the street, walking away, and...
196 | April 7, 2010 11:43am |
MELBOURNE -- Drink a beer, it's good for the world. That's the proposition being put forward by Australia's first non-profit bar.
1 | March 6, 2013 1:50am |
High-school dropout, one-time quadriplegic, 25-time Ironman, father of three: meet Jeff Jonas, the most interesting researcher in the world.
1 | April 13, 2012 6:40am |