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healthcare

Talking about . . . healthcare

Most people need healthcare at some time in their lives. And we all want healthcare in our country to be high quality and affordable.  For decades we have spent more on healthcare per capita than any other country in the world, yet our health outcomes are not in the top 20 when it comes to infant mortality or longevity.  What might happen if nation wide we had everyone’s best ideas to work with?  

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mental health

Talking about . . . mental health

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Most people agree that we want to reduce the stigma around mental health issues so that individuals and families are more inclined to seek help. Many people look to traditional western medicine for the primary answers to mental health problems. There is growing interest in exploring a wider variety of ways to support people facing mental health challenges. The value of mediation, exercise and other practices show great promise as we learn more and more about the plasticity of our brains. What does it mean to ‘get better’ from a mental health problems, and is it even possible?

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