• April 14, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Predicting the sick through personal trails of health data

    How Independence Blue Cross is using algorithms to better target care.
  • April 16, 2015 |  The Pulse

    A love of pro wrestling greater than the fear of cancer

    Imagine you have one all-consuming passion in life. The thing you can't live without. And suddenly, an illness threatens to take this very thing ...
  • April 16, 2015 |  The Pulse

    When an M.D. is not enough, add an MBA

    The rise of the business-savvy doctor.
  • April 16, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Researchers explore potential link between depression and inflammation

    An ongoing study is finding that there may be a connection between depression and inflammation in the peripheral blood and the brain.
  • April 17, 2015 |  The Pulse

    The science behind our sickbed cravings

    WHYY conducted a highly un-scientific survey of what people ate when they had the sniffles as kids, and tried to uncover whether there is any science ...
  • April 16, 2015 |  The Pulse

    On the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, examining the phenomenon of 'smaller, better, cheaper, faster'

    Moore's Law has accurately predicted the trajectory of Silicon Valley's exponential influence in the world, but the law might just have an e...
  • April 16, 2015 |  The Pulse

    What causes knuckles to 'crack'?

    Researchers pull fingers and make a discovery.
  • April 16, 2015 |  The Pulse

    Too big to succeed?

    Discussions on the impact of obesity usually circle around health issues - diabetes, heart disease, or they hit on the medical costs associated with w...
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