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Girl Zone Game App

We are concerned about the physical and mental health of the next generation. Young people are attempting to adopt healthier lifestyles but are often hypocritical in their actions. This health paradox is reflected in the messages they see in the media. Our vision is to make behavior modification fun and rewarding and focus on teen girls. They are the mothers of the next generation and can influence healthy habits. ...more »

Submitted by (@mjreale)

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Reduce childhood trauma & adult health problems by teaching healthy relationship skills to parents

The ACE study shows that risk factors for many chronic diseases cluster in people who experience maltreatment in childhood often due to family instability. Children raised in fragile families all too frequently experience abuse, violence, and trauma. This new approach of teaching at-risk parents the skills necessary to form and sustain long-term, stable romantic relationships to prevent childhood trauma is a primary ...more »

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Create a Healthcare test Lab to simulate healthcare policy changes before implementation

Representative sample population of the US is chosen to form a group of 100 people. This group reflects the entire US demographics, age, education, economic status, ethnicity, etc. Policy level changes are first simulated with this representative 100 people sample before implementing them to the entire US. This way any unforeseen consequences and adverse effects can be tracked even before it affects the entire nation. ...more »

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Arsenic and Old Language: An Antidote for the Lethal Tobacco Ideology

An end to smoking, “the biggest killer in the world,” (WHO) is hastened via rigorous translation of science to public discourse. This proposal is anchored in neuroscience, social change analysis, and successful anti-smoking campaign strategies, all of which warrant dogged employment of internal event descriptors (poisonous, diseasing, lethal). While science correctly identified the problem 50 years ago, sadly we have ...more »

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Medical School Without the Books

People should have access to the same knowledge that hospitals, insurance companies, drug companies, and pharmacies use to decide their care and the access to it. Today, you're expected to manage your health and make intelligent decisions without going to medical school. We went for you. Cube Linked is a neuroinformatics (Wiki it) company that builds software to better diagnose, treat, manage, and understand brain disease. ...more »

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WeBePlay: Integrating children's mental health care into medical care

WeBePlay integrates parenting skills, child development and Special Play Time into obstetric, pediatric and community settings to build and strengthen secure attachment, especially as a protective factor in the presence of adverse experience.   WeBePlay is both prevention and intervention as the quality of the filial relationship is a root factor in both maladaptive behavior and adaptive conduct. WeBePlay offers evidence-based ...more »

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