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Category: Health & Medicine

Why does Singapore have such great health outcomes? It’s the exercise stupid

The New York Times has recently been talking a lot about the Singapore health system. Most recently¬†here. However, in all the discussion about the amazing cost/benefit of the Singaporean system what’s lost is any consideration of a major Singaporean health initiative. Singapore’s “individual mandate,” if you will, is the¬†enforced physical fitness of roughly 40% of […]

Daily Wisdom

Happy Sunday, everyone! Beautiful day out. This clearly will not be a “daily” wisdom per se, as I was out and about yesterday, and am sure will be the case on days in the future. But I’ll post them here and there when I can. Constant talk does not mean wisdom. On the other hand, […]

Daily Wisdom

I recently purchased Buddhist Wisdom by David Crosweller from a bookstore. It seems like a great way to stay grounded and make the reader make the most of every day, simply by including a daily reflection for each calendar day. Today’s quote is: Do not indulge in charitable acts for your own benefit. Love them […]

Concussion in Young Athletes: A Brief Discussion of the History, Risks, and Current Management Guidelines

Concussion is a form of mild traumatic brain injury that involves an alteration in mental status that is associated with confusion and amnesia.1 Contrary to previous definitions of concussion, which stipulated the loss of consciousness, transient loss of consciousness may or may not be present.1 In 2010, the CDC estimated that traumatic brain injury, either […]

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