2015 Spotlight Health Opening and Welcome

Spotlight Health returns to Aspen, Colorado as the opening segment of the Aspen Ideas Festival. This year’s theme is Smart Solutions to the World’s Toughest Challenges. From Ebola, climate change, and genetically modified organisms, to cancer, personalized medicine, and death with dignity, we’ll take on these headline-blaring challenges, and look at the future-facing solutions coming from the fields of science, art, technology, and design.

Festival: 2015

Watch and Listen: Health

Women with early-stage breast cancer may not need any chemotherapy. That’s the treatment-transforming finding from just... See more
Illness and death are universal challenges, but not something we anticipate in our 30s. Kate Bowler and Lucy Kalanithi... See more
College presents opportunities for students to test their wings, explore new relationships, pursue their personal best... See more
Over the past 20 years, almost 200,000 children under age 18 have been shot. Nearly as many attend schools where a... See more
Rural residents photograph ailing chickens to monitor the spread of Avian flu, mountaineer adventurers collect scat... See more
Racial segregation and uneven access to opportunity are powerful obstacles to upward mobility in the US, contributing... See more

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