Virtual reality will, probably, come to a clinician near you—raising questions about its uses and ‘how to be human with it’

I’m no gamer, but I was giddy about my VR experience. There’s a growing group of VR evangelists trying to bring the headsets into mainstream medicine.

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State officials, looking for ways to develop a workforce that can ‘bob, weave, and adjust,’ push to forge apprenticeship network

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development presented its findings from a listening tour about what businesses, education and workers need from apprenticeships.

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Prediabetes is scary and dull so the CDC is using hedgehogs to raise awareness about a disease that has a ‘tremendous impact economically’ for Tennessee

A national ad campaign uses hedgehogs living their best life on vacation to get people to take a 1-minute test about how many risk factors they have for prediabetes. Screenshot

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The Weekender: Will health systems go the same route as newspapers? + (un)affordable housing

The United States at night as photographed by NASA, via Unsplash.

‘The Weekender’ spotlights what you might have missed on BirdDog and why a few headlines from elsewhere matter for Tennessee.

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