Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness

A walk in the woods is good for the soul.


In Praise of Walking: A New Scientific Exploration
by Shane O’Mara

Big Questions

Who has value? What is a disability? And how do we correct the imbalances we see in the world? (autism)

If Medicare for All will provide as good or better healthcare as compared to private plans – including no premiums, no deductible, no co-pays – would this option be acceptable to you? If not, why?

Provide the maximum amount of health to the maximum number of people as quickly as we can, through a public-private partnership providing people the option to select one or a hybrid blend of

– an existing or new private health care plan
– an Affordable Care Act (ACA) plan
– a Medicare for All plan,
– reasonable-cost prescription drugs, or
– nothing.

  • Does the Canadian healthcare model give us a feasible and sustainable road map to medicare for all?
  • Even so, should we turn over all of American medicine (Universal Health Care; Medicare for All ) to a federal bureaucracy that has proved inefficient and at times incompetent to run large parts of it?

Are screens coming between doctors and patients?

Will doctors be replaced by algorithms?

Should Social Security and/or Medicare be privatized?

What can employers do to help address the high cost of healthcare in the U.S.?

Big Picture

Big Picture / Human Life / Health & Wellness

Stages in the human life cycle

Definitions of normality in human health

Maintenance of human health during stress

  • Is poor work-life balance the biggest cause of stress in society?

Nutrition & Diet

  • How do we stem the tide of obesity?
  • Is it a reasonable and feasible goal for our supermarkets and restaurants to become zero waste?

Exercise

Natural exercise for a lifetime.

Sleep

Further reading

also

Balance is the Ultimate Truth