The Future of Medicine

About The Future of Medicine

What will wellness look like in the future? The articles in this series spotlight trends, ideas, and fresh directions.

Sleep tech


When it comes to improving sleep, do measuring apps and biohacks help or hinder? The answer isn’t the same for everyone.

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Your Prescription: Look at Art

“Meditation on the 16th century Isenheim Altarpiece was prescribed to the sick. ... Could art still accomplish a miracle of comfort and consolation today ... and remind people of their mortality while also mitigating fear ... and instilling hope? ... Maybe it’s time to bring this practice of the past into the present—as a way to move into the future.”

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The Lost Art of Dying

Lydia Dugdale, author of The Lost Art of Dying, on the art of dying and why we should instead face our finitude squarely—while we still can.