Tag: stress

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 »