WSJ's 'Doctor in Pocket…' overeggs the pudding

[Ed. Donna realizes the following may sound rather cranky, but perhaps it is an antidote to and an observation on the post-CES afterglow that annually suffuses the landscape, and raises the mHealth fervor expressed on various boards and forums.]

It may sound far-fetched, but it is possible to live a long, disease-free life. Most of the conditions that kill us, including cancer and heart disease, could be prevented or delayed by a new way of looking at and treating health. The end of illness is near.

One can only wish. The Wall Street Journal is now in the territory of Life Extension–the bible of the mild hypochondriacs who are seriously into the science of longevity. But Dr. Agus attributes this to patient engagement–young patients…