Countermeasures

Countermeasures

Bestselling author of "The Watchman's Rattle" and Socio-biologist Rebecca Costa tackles the most pressing issues of today's world with a non-partisan talk show that brings the leaders of Business, Science, and Policy makers into a weekly discourse.

Highlights

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How the Science of Genetics Helped Apple Sustain Innovation

Rebecca is joined by leading corporate consultant and author Andrea Kates who shares how Apple and Pandora and many others have applied the science of genetics to access innovation in a responsible manner. Andrea shares the elements and genomes of your business and how they can combine for growth and profitability in a down economy. Follow our network on twitter @emPOWERmedottv http://twitter.com/emPOWERmedottv You can also like us on Facebook for show Continue Reading→

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Extinction: Three Plants or Animals an Hour

Every hour that passes, three animals or plants are being permanently eradicated from the planet. This week CNN announced that the last remaining Javan rhinoceros has been killed. We don't know if the animals horns are a cure for cancer is mythology or the reason they were hunted into extinction. But imagine if the legend was true - too bad, because there are none of them left. Follow our network on twitter @emPOWERmedottv http://twitter.com/emPOWERmedottv You can also like us on Continue Reading→

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What Can You Do To Help Save Medicare and MediCade Today

While about 30% of your "health" is governed by genetics, 15% by social strata and 5% by environment, approximately 50% of your health is dictated by YOU through what you eat and how much exercise you get.  Healthier people means fewer patients which means a lower burden on the next generation. Follow our network on twitter @emPOWERmedottv http://twitter.com/emPOWERmedottv You can also like us on Facebook for show updates! http://www.facebook.com/emPOWERme.tv Continue Reading→

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Good Health Care: It’s Your Zip Code, Stupid

The Institute of Medicine evaluates health care services based upon six factors: safety, timeliness, efficiency, effectiveness, equitability and how patient-centered it is. We do poorly across all, except for efficiency . . . but when you look closely this is propped up by places like the Cleveland Clinic and the Mayo Clinic. Ten miles - from the north side of Chicago to the south side - can change your statistics by 50%. Follow our network on twitter Continue Reading→

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Next Sub-Prime Fiasco is on Its Way

The big lending institutions are at it again, making high interest loans to people who have no ability to pay those loans back.   Only this time it isn't home loans . . . it's credit cards! The financial community made $50 billion last year in credit card fees. Citibank just announced it's 7th straight profitable quarter and a 74% jump in quarterly profits.  Bank of America made $6.2 billion in the third quarter, Morgan Stanley announced 3.8 Billion.  They're lending to unqualified buyers Continue Reading→

Episodes

Josh Linkner – Rebuilding Detroit

Josh Linkner – Rebuilding Detroit

Josh Linkner of Detroit Venture Partners talks about partnering up with Magic Johnson to rebuild Detroit's economy. Rebecca Costa is a sociobiologist who offers a genetic explanation for current events, emerging trends and individual behavior. A thought-leader and provocative new voice in the mold of Thomas Friedman, Malcolm Gladwell and Jared Diamond, Costa examines "the big picture"-- tracing everything from terrorism, crime on Wall Street, epidemic obesity and upheaval in the Middle East Continue Reading→

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Credits

Hosted By : Rebecca Costa

Executive Producers / Producers : Rebecca Costa, Susan Wrenn, Lorna Paul.