A Potential Hidden Factor in Why People Have So Much Trouble Losing Weight The American conventional wisdom about weight loss is simple: A calorie deficit is all that’s required to drop excess pounds, and moderating future calorie consumption is all … Continue reading Biology more than willpower
Of Mice and Mountains: The Case for a Pragmatic Evaluation “The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray.” An 18th century poet like Robert Burns could scarcely have imagined something akin to the model that ideas42 and … Continue reading A pragmatic pivot
The “Recency Effect” Is Especially Pronounced In Children – An Important Finding For Researchers And Parents As father to an 18-month-old toddler, I would love to know exactly what my son is thinking. Along with many parents, one of the … Continue reading Cake or Broccoli?
For want of a form, a baby’s life could be lost Doctors and nurses often decry paperwork, and for good reason: Some spend almost half their working hours inputting information into the electronic health record, and many say the constant … Continue reading Delivering clinical care
Is Our Obsession With Health Data Making Us Crazy? When Bri Cawsey started wearing a Fitbit, she thought it was simply a “really cool tool” for charting her runs. Slowly but surely, however, the British Columbia-based strength and conditioning coach … Continue reading Healthy apps
Link Between Teens’ Time On Digital Devices And Lower Wellbeing Is “Too Small To Merit Substantial Scientific Discussion” My friends and I would often be so hooked on the latest Sega Mega Drive video game that we’d play all day … Continue reading Screen time and wellbeing
The World Health Organization Needs to Put Human Behavior at the Center of Its Initiatives At the beginning of this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued a list of top 10 threats to Global Health. These threats ranged from … Continue reading Human health