Self-Care & Social Health | Our Real Health: One of the Last Taboos

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Event Date: 
August 2, 2012 - 10:15am - 11:30am
Conference Day: 
Day 1

There are both strong policies and strong social norms warning us away from being too honest about how we’re really doing, or too forthcoming with solutions. But are we losing the opportunity for better health because we’re worried about losing jobs? How do we improve the conversation between doctors and patients, use online tools to create more participatory medicine, and understand the real risks and rewards? Shwen Gwee moderates a conversation with Barbara FicarraErin Kotecki Vest, and Dr. Kimberly Manning, as they discuss how to lead the charge in self-care.