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

Breakthrough research has revealed that the brain is especially open to change during specific periods in life –... See more
The Second City and Caring Across Generations have joined forces to develop a unique training program that strengthens... See more
Medical errors in hospitals rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States, exceeded only by cancer and... See more
Invalid health news comes in many flavors. Some is utterly fake and potentially dangerous: asserting links between... See more
US Senator Mitch McConnell has just announced that he will bring health reform legislation to the Senate floor for a... See more
Dip into a groundbreaking medical memoir by Kurt Newman, president and CEO of Children’s National Medical Center and... See more

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