Saturday, January 26, 2013

Saturday Stories: Congitive Biases, Gates vs. Polio, and "Health"

Great primer on i09 of cognitive biases and how they trip us all up.

Awesome read on Bill Gates and how he wants his legacy to include polio's permanent eradication.

My friend Dr. Alex Jadad (for evidence based medicine nerds - that Jadad) with a fabulous and thought provoking talk where he asks, "What is Health" (embedded below too).

[And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook, here's this week's US News and World Report column summarizing the science to date behind The Biggest Loser]