Key Healthcare Trends Strengthen Remote Patient Monitoring

rmRemote patient monitoring remains a vital aspect of strengthening patient health outcomes and the quality of care across the medical field. Cardiovascular patients, for instance, could benefit from having their blood pressure and heart rate measured on a regular basis while residing at home. Cardiologists would also be able to better track patients Continue reading

A Pre-Revenue Health IT Business Registers for IPO, Following Trend Set by Biotech

IPO-588x441A combination of the JOBS Act and bullishness towards healthcare technology and biotech is prompting a series of pre-revenue companies to file for initial public offerings.

The latest example is KokiCare Inc. The health IT company, which doesn’t appear to have any customers yet, Continue reading

Documentary Discusses Challenges in the Legalization of Marijuana

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CNN’s Sanjay Gupta makes the case for across the board legalization of medical marijuana in “Weed 3: The Marijuana Revolution”

The first study of marijuana’s therapeutic potential for PTSD has Continue reading

How to Help Prevent Age Related Muscle Loss

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Muscle aging may start at a relatively young age. By the time you’re in your 30s, age-related muscle loss (sarcopenia) may already have begun if you’ve neglected to take proactive steps to prevent it

Your muscles help keep your metabolic system intact, Continue reading

Eat More Nuts to Lower Cancer Risks

nuts_lower_cancer_greenmedinfoThe medical industry is losing the cancer battle. Arm yourself with cancer-fighting nuts. 

Despite a decades-long, multi-billion dollar war on cancer, the global burden of this deadly disease is expected to rise 50% in Continue reading

Nonprofit Hospitals Becoming Health Insurers

11Nonprofit hospital systems are expected to become more prevalent in the commercial health insurance industry in the next several years, according to Moody’s Investors Service Inc.

Several large and medium-size nonprofit hospital groups have launched or acquired commercial health insurance plans in recent years in response to Continue reading

What Is the Natural Allopathic Protocol Useful For?

whatThe answer to that question is just about everything! Composed of innovative and sophisticated therapies, each component is evidence-based integrative medicine, sourced from some of the finest physicians from around the world. What is so different about Natural Allopathic Medicine? Continue reading

Thyroid Cancer Epidemic Caused by Misinformation, Not Cancer

thyroid_cancerDid you know the vast majority of thyroid cancer diagnoses are FALSE? And yet, the vast majority go ahead and get ‘treated’ anyway, with total removal of the gland, radiation and life long hormone replacement.

Any diagnosis of cancer can be highly traumatic. Continue reading

7 Reasons Your Thyroid Medication Isn’t Working

thyroid_medeication_greenmedinfoWhile there is no “magic pill” for thyroid disease, some factors may influence the effectiveness of your thyroid medication.

When you are first diagnosed with a thyroid condition, a prescription for medication becomes much like Continue reading

Patient Engagement Lessons from Africa (and why American Healthcare Should Listen)

gabonI was raised in Gabon on the equatorial west coast of Africa, and though I’ve never practiced there, I consider myself African and continue to be interested in the delivery of healthcare on the continent.

Though health resources are scarce, my colleagues there have made creative use of the tools available. In Gabon, and indeed across much of the rest of Africa, Continue reading

Majority of Fast Food Restaurants Get Fail Rating in Antibiotics Meat Report

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Chipotle’s and Panera Bread were the only fast food chains that earned “A” ratings; they are the only two that transparently affirm the majority of the meats served Continue reading

10 Health Benefits Of Eating Romaine Lettuce

rlRomaine Lettuce is such an important Super Food that a Greek island is named after it. Romaine lettuce is a delicious and crispy leafy green. In the United States, it’s primarily grown in California, making romaine lettuce widely available in the country throughout the year.  Continue reading

11 Natural Powerful Antibiotics Hiding In Your Kitchen

ooAntibiotics are medicine used to treat and prevent bacterial infections. They are the most over-prescribed medicines today. This is dangerous because too much use of antibiotics leads to antibiotic resistance. Nature is full of natural antibiotics as well, including herbal remedies, Continue reading

Repealing Health Reform Law Individual Mandate Could Save Govt. Billions: CBO

DDDRepealing a provision in the health care reform law that imposes financial penalties on individuals who don’t enroll in a health insurance plan would save the federal government tens of billions of dollars each year, according to a new congressional analysis.

Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Continue reading