Tag: stress

by Sonia Paul

A new survey on the relationship between social media and stress from the Pew Research Center has found that social media use alone does not have a direct relationship with a person’s stress levels. But, the increased awareness of stressful events in other people’s lives — which one might come to know about from the use of these digital technologies […] more »

by Amanda Enayati

Let’s all agree that there will be no more handwringing over whether robots are going to replace doctors in certain medical scenarios. Because the short answer is: yes. The virtual human health coach was science fiction a few short years ago. Now it’s fact, and it appears to work really well. Last fall I interviewed […] more »

by Amanda Enayati

Last September at Stanford’s Medicine X, a conference on the future of medicine and emerging technologies, some of the most fascinating discussions I stumbled upon happened to be impromptu ones taking place in the hallways. One of these involved a prominent health technology entrepreneur and investor expressing concern about some alarming data she had seen […] more »

by Amanda Enayati

Helping your children deal with the horror at Sandy Hook Elementary last Friday — and other crises that play out over national news — may just mean turning off, shutting down and going offline for a bit. Very little about this generation of young children’s near-constant exposure to direct and passive media seems simple, but […] more »