What if the US had a wealth tax? | WHAT IF?

What if the US had a wealth tax? | WHAT IF?

Senator Bernie Sanders: “We’re gonna tell the wealthiest people in this country that they are gonna start paying their fair share of taxes.” Alan D. Viard: Wealth taxes are in the news these days. Senator Elizabeth Warren: “We need to put a tax on the top one-tenth of one percent. The biggest fortunes in this […]

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Why health care should start long before you reach the hospital | Michael Dowling

Why health care should start long before you reach the hospital | Michael Dowling

MICHAEL DOWLING: If you want to improve health, you have to deal with more than just the provision of medical care. So a lot of what medical care gets blamed for or what we call the health system, the hospitals, the docs what we get blamed for are things that we don’t have direct responsibility […]

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Population Health: Crash Course Sociology #43

Population Health: Crash Course Sociology #43

A person can be healthy…but can a country be healthy? Population health indicators measure the distribution of health throughout a given population. These kinds of indicators are what sociologists use to study patterns in health outcomes across different social groups. Because, like all things sociological, we want to understand the wider patterns of health. So, […]

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3 Healthcare Stock Picks

Welcome to the Morningstar series, “3 Stock Picks.” I’m Holly Black. With me is Paul Major. He is co-manager of the BB Healthcare Trust. Hello. Hi. So, you’ve got three healthcare stock picks for us. Where would you like to start? Okay. Well, let’s start with Illumina. So, all three of these stocks are really […]

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I Replaced My Breakfast with This Ultra Healthy Smoothie

I Replaced My Breakfast with This Ultra Healthy Smoothie

– Everyday for about the past three months, I have been replacing either my breakfast or my lunch with one of these smoothies. It takes me literally less than five minutes to make this, including cleanup, it’s super nutritious and nutritionally complete and it actually tastes pretty good. And ever since I posted about it […]

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What If You Were Never Loved?

What If You Were Never Loved?

Hey there! Welcome to Life Noggin! There’s nothing like Valentine’s Day to let you feel the pain of being alone. *sigh* Why’d you have to go off searching for that magical microphone? I haven’t heard from you in weeks! Huh? Could it be!? Oh, hey Triangle Bob. You don’t have a date for Valentine’s Day […]

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College Costs & Debt in the 2020 Elections

College Costs & Debt in the 2020 Elections

hello everybody if I could have your attention welcome thank you all in the room who braved the weather here in New Hampshire to be here and those who are joining us remotely I’m Michel Ettlinger I direct the Carsey School of Public Policy here at the University of New Hampshire and this forum is […]

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How can we support the emotional well-being of teachers? | Sydney Jensen

How can we support the emotional well-being of teachers? | Sydney Jensen

Like many teachers, every year on the first day of school, I lead a sort of icebreaker activity with my students. I teach at Lincoln High School in Lincoln, Nebraska, and we are one of the oldest and most diverse high schools in our state. Also, to our knowledge, we’re the only high school in […]

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Is Butter Coffee healthy? | #aumsum

Is Butter Coffee healthy? | #aumsum

It’s AumSum Time. Is Butter Coffee healthy? Nah. I like my Butter Ice-cream more. Oh AumSum. First of all, butter coffee is simply plain brewed coffee mixed with butter. People in the Himalayas, Nepal, Tibet etc. have been drinking it for centuries. It offers the following advantages: Firstly, it can be easily prepared at home. […]

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