Archive: health

Chronic Fear Is Bad for Our Health

By Adam Sharp on January 14, 2022

Nothing is more relevant to our current situation than fear.  The first thing to realize about fear is that it’s not very helpful in modern society. In some ways, it’s an artifact of evolution. I found a very interesting description of what fear does to our bodies in this fascinating article “The Effects of Chronic Fear on a Person’s Health” by Jaime Rosenberg. Alarm:…
The health area I’m most excited about for the next 10-plus years is microbiome medicine. A microbiome is the collection of microorganisms in a particular environment, like soil or the human body.  One of the most important microbiomes in our body is our gut microbiome. It’s…

Startups Can Help Fight the Coronavirus

By Andy Gordon on March 18, 2020

Startups have a small but critical role in the global fight against the novel coronavirus.

20/20 Prepares to Scale in the U.S. and Globally

By Andy Gordon on February 24, 2020

20/20 GeneSystems is preparing to scale both in the U.S. and globally.

The Opioid Crisis Cost Us Almost $200 Billion Last Year

By Andy Gordon on October 30, 2019

The opioid crisis has cost American families, employers and the government billions of dollars. And we’re just beginning to see drug companies be held accountable. But there’s a silver lining.

Everyone Is Googling CBD

By Allison Brickell on October 28, 2019

Americans are Googling cannabidiol and CBD more than ever. This increased interest is another reason we desperately need marijuana reform.
Monogram Orthopaedics is using robotic technology to create perfect-fit implants. And its team is determined to revamp orthopedic healthcare.

Massachusetts Vape Sales Plummet in Light of Health Concerns

By Allison Brickell on September 23, 2019

Massachusetts marijuana vape sales have plunged amid vape-related health concerns. And Juul, the biggest vape company in the country, is sounding a lot like its tobacco forebears as it grapples with the drop.

News Fix: FDA Warns Curaleaf About Health Claims

By Vin Narayanan on July 27, 2019

In the news this week, the FDA sends Curaleaf a warning letter, Toyota invests in Didi and Steven Mnuchin is still salty about bitcoin.