Tag Archives: future

Chewing on Raley’s Social Impact Report: Re-Imagining the Future of Food, Health and Community

This week, Raley’s, a grocery chain based in California, released its first-ever Raley’s 2020 Impact Report “Imagine a grocery store with a higher purpose,” the landing page for the company’s social impact resources calls us to do. In today’s post, I explore — or chew on, if you will — Raley’s Report through the lens… Read More »

Americans Lost Future Life-Years in 2020: How Much Life Was Lost Depends on the Color of One’s Skin

Some people remark about 2020 being a “lost year” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. That happens to be a true statement, sadly not in jest: in the U.S., life expectancy at birth fell by one full year over the first half of 2020 compared with 2019, to 77.8 years. In 2019, life expectancy… Read More »

Pharma’s Future Relevance Depends on Empathy, Messaging, Partnering, and Supporting Patients and Providers

COVID-19 is re-shaping all industries, especially health care. And the pharma industry is challenged along with other health care sectors. In fact, the coronavirus crisis impacts on pharma are especially accelerated based on how the pandemic has affected health care providers, as seen through research from Accenture published in Reinventing Relevance: New Models for Pharma… Read More »

Has COVID-19 ended gyms as we know them? One fitness expert has seen the future, through Zoom

Article content continued COVID-19 has made us rethink what it is we get out of going to the gym. It’s not simply access to equipment — if it were, people spending thousands of dollars a year on cycling classes could opt instead for a stationary bike and get it done at home. “People need to be… Read More »

Coronavirus Baby Boom: Condom Shortage During the COVID-19 Social Distancing May Cause a Baby Boom in Future

Condom (Photo Credits: The Noun Project and File Photo) With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak most people are resorting to self-quarantine and are socially distancing themselves from crowded places. But maybe not enough social distancing is taking place amongst themselves and it may cause, what is being called a “coronavirus baby boom”. Looks like, after sanitisers,… Read More »

In creating a coronavirus vaccine, researchers prepare for future

As the number of novel coronavirus infections rises daily across the globe, strategies for developing a safe and effective vaccine are rapidly moving forward. In response to this public health crisis, researchers in the Precision Vaccines Program (PVP) at Boston Children’s Hospital are on the front lines of developing a vaccine specially targeted toward older… Read More »