While soda consumption continues to fall, sugary drinks are still very popular, and Americans consume WAY too much. Sports drinks have replaced sodas for many consumers, but these drinks are also loaded with sugar. More cities are implementing soda taxes, and hopefully this will start having an impact over time.
The future is here.
For years we’ve been contemplating the role that computers could have in the medical field, and of course there have been gadgets and software that have made an impact in healthcare. Providing information at a doctor’s fingertips has become easier through the years, but now the breakthroughs are accelerating.
The key development involves artificial intelligence, and the ability of computers to diagnose illnesses and make recommendations or provide options for treatments.
In the video above, Alphabet Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt discusses what he sees as big breakthroughs in health and technology, including personalized medicine.
Facts are a pesky thing. And the facts are clear that healthcare costs are rising at historically low rates since the introduction of Obamacare.