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Three Lessons in Communication

By Sarah Moore on November 30th, 2017

As we finish the last of Thanksgiving leftovers, many of us are reflecting on the conversations that we had and didn’t have over the holiday. For the first time in years, my family didn’t talk about politics or where the world is going in a handbasket. We did talk about food, though. We pressed my […]

Limitless Thinking for New Solutions

By Risa Wilkerson on November 15th, 2017

Limitless. That was TEDMED 2017’s theme this month. Many of the talks were introduced with “what if” statements. “What if electricity were medicine?” “What if we could detect diseases so early that we could avoid them altogether?” Too often, our impulse to bridge this kind of thinking to immediate, plausible action limits the creative problem-solving […]

Home Outside the Comfort Zone

By Joanne Lee on November 8th, 2017

When I moved from Hawai’i to North Carolina, I thought of it as an adventure. I was in my 30s and eager to experience new things professionally and personally. Back then, I didn’t view my move as being permanent, and reasoned that I could return home if things got difficult. Having spent most of my […]