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She’s HAHA team brings joy to women and girls

One of my favorite partner projects is an organization called Sustainable Health Enterprises, or SHE.  I am excited to help share the news from SHE’s “HAHA team” (Health and Hygiene Advocacy), working to ensure long-term access to menstrual hygiene education and products (including the SHE LaunchPad). Recently the team invited 15 students from the Duha […]

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Health movement spurs food makers to innovate

Food and beverage manufacturers today are capitalizing on natural trends in their search for innovation opportunities. We know food prices are increasing, but so are the number of health-conscious Americans. In a food industry increasingly competing for farmers market consumers, the buzz words on store shelves these days are raw, organic and GM-Free. Some of […]

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Patches offer possible option to taking pills

Transdermal patches were approved by the FDA and first marketed in the early 1980s. They have advanced significantly since then and are now available to treat a limited variety of conditions. Most of the patches work in the same general way: Medicine is applied to the adhesive side of a patch that is placed on […]

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InnovationEdge helps women and girls in developing nations

2012 is going to be a great year for innovation, and I’m excited to help launch a new effort that will bring hygiene solutions and dignity to women in developing nations. Millions of girls and women in developing countries miss up to 50 days of school/work per year because they do not have access to […]

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The Skin Cell gun

Science has found a new way to help people suffering from bad burns heal faster than we could ever imagine. This new technology is much like a paint spray gun that helps skin heal. Click on the video and check out this astounding innovation that I think will change the face of how our medical […]

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Patents: Valuable Tools for Advancing the Public Good

Many of our readers understand how a sound patent system can advance the public good. The US patent system, for example, is based on a social compact between inventors and the public in which inventors are asked to teach the world their secrets in exchange for a limited monopoly on the invention. For a few […]

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