What is the Future of Health?

What would the world be like if patients had control of their own health care information and could participate in their health care decisions? Watch Dr. Greene’s interview from the Health 2.0 conference as he talks about the future of health care. READ MORE →

Chemicals in your Environment

Parents are often surprised when I tell them that a great number of the products we use in our homes are not necessarily evaluated and declared safe by a government entity. The paints that cover your walls, the stain-resistant fabric that covers your furniture, the very carpet under your feet… these things can contain toxic READ MORE →

Quantified Self at Microsoft Research

The most recent Quantified Self meetup was held at Microsoft Research in Mountain View this week, and HealthTap was there as the annual QS sponsor. READ MORE →

Life by the Numbers

Last week, I learned that I don’t have cancer. My doctor called and said, “I have some good news!” Fortunately, we were in the middle of a fire drill in my office at the time, so no one noticed as I blinked back tears of relief. I had found the lump almost two weeks earlier, READ MORE →

Q&A with Thomas Goetz

While many people look at healthcare today and see problems, Thomas Goetz sees possibilities: The potential for individuals, armed with good information and clear advice, to act a little smarter and live a little better. The author of the new book The Decision Tree, Goetz writes about how the advent of new Web tools can READ MORE →