Mobile Health Technology Helps Tackle Epilepsy in Bhutan

IMG_2613[1]An infant wears a cap with a headset that enables a smartphone to make a diagnosis.

In the deep, remote valleys of the Kingdom of Bhutan, a small country in South Asia bordered by China to the north, a boy slips on a plastic headset that looks like a shower cap.

Dr. Farrah Mateen, a 33-year-old neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, stands next to him, preparing to collect a set of readings through the headset on a new application on her cellphone. This is how the boy will be diagnosed with epilepsy, Continue reading

Telemedicine: Offering Medical Services to All – Hispanics in STEM

ttmBy Carmen Cornejo: Hispanic Outreach Coordinator; Principal: Critical Mass Communications, LLC.

Imagine a sick child who lives in a small, remote village in Mexico, away from the specialized medical team that may be able to diagnose and treat a heart problem. Continue reading

7 Health Benefits of Bee Propolis

propolis(1)Bees make more than honey.  They also make gunk called propolis. And this “bee glue” is a powerful health balm.  In fact, studies show it has anti-cancer properties

Dr. Seema Patel of the Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics Research Center, Continue reading

Police State Government to Start Surveilling Your Poop in Real Time for Illicit Drug Use…

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The runaway surveillance state in America has just taken a leap into the gutter. Or the sewer, actually, where government goons running their fraudulent “war on drugs” have begun to monitor Continue reading

Skin Cancer – Natural Treatment Options

skinSkin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men and women. Over one million cases are diagnosed each year, with more young people having skin cancer than ever before. When you have any irregularity on the skin pulling attention to it, then you have two immediate choices. Continue reading

Millions Exposed by Latest Health Insurer Hack

_83138752_83138751CareFirst chief executive Chet Burrell has apologised for the breach

A US health insurer has admitted it has been hacked and the data of 1.1 million of its customers exposed.

CareFirst, Continue reading

Telemedicine Under Attack As Abortion Rights Supporters Seek More Options For Women

Abortion Pill 10 YearsIn this Sept. 22, 2010 photo, a doctor, foreground, in Des Moines, Iowa, and a nurse in a clinic in another city, demonstrate a telemedicine program with which Planned Parenthood of the Heartland clinic doctors can remotely prescribe the abortion-inducing drug RU-486. Continue reading

Neurologist Speaks Out About the Importance of Gut Health for Prevention and Treatment of “Incurable” Neurological Disorders

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Your body is colonized by a vast array of microorganisms that modulate every aspect of your health and physiology, moment to moment, Continue reading

Blueberries Increase Immunity and Reduce Blood Pressure

blueberries_immune_heartA recent study finds that blueberries are even healthier than ever imagined. Learn what just six weeks of daily blueberries can do.

If we review the landscape of health issues, two that lie at the root of a variety of health conditions are a lack of immune cells and Continue reading

Flame Retardants Do More Harm Than Good, Research Shows

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Flame retardant chemicals have been linked to serious health risks, including infertility, birth defects, neurodevelopmental delays, reduced IQ, behavioral problems, hormone disruptions, and cancer

Firefighters are speaking out against the use of fire retardant chemicals in Continue reading

At-Home Walks Help Those With Clogged Leg Arteries Stay Mobile

15189Support groups that encourage walking exercises at home can improve the mobility of people with clogged leg arteries, a new study finds.

Clogged leg arteries — called peripheral artery disease — can cause pain and fatigue while walking. This often limits mobility, which is crucial for independent living, doing daily tasks and socializing, the study authors explained. Continue reading

Employers Find Savings, Service in Telemedicine

ttttThough still a relatively new technology, telemedicine is becoming a more viable option for companies looking to temper health care spending, speakers said Tuesday at World At Work’s Total Rewards 2015 Conference and Exhibition in Minneapolis.

Paul Henry, vice president of total rewards for The Brink’s Co., said the Richmond, Virginia-based security firm recently began using a video-based telemedicine service after Continue reading

Avian Flu Outbreak Among Chickens—What This Disaster Can Tell Us About Our Food Production

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Three large egg-producing states in the US are in the midst of an avian flu outbreak. Iowa declared a state of emergency on May 1. Minnesota and Wisconsin declared states of emergency last month Continue reading

Artificial Sweeteners: Avoid Them at All Costs for Breast Health

ArtificialSweetners-breasthealthAvoid these sugar substitutes for breast cancer healing, prevention and a healthy, chemical-free lifestyle.

If you are on the natural healing path because of a breast cancer diagnosis or you are simply living a lifestyle that promotes Breast Cancer prevention, Continue reading

Winter Ends Late Begins Early – Cold Climate Change

winterThe authorities must be really out of their minds trying to convince anyone that we are living in the warmest times in human memory. Here we are almost in the middle of May, it is snowing, and winter is back. Winter storm warnings with up to 24 inches of snow. Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota. Power outages, calves and lambs vulnerable to hypothermia, the works. Mother Nature flexed her muscles on Mother’s Day, blanketing parts of Colorado, South Dakota and Nebraska with heavy spring snow. Almost a half meter of snow in May?  Even California got snow! Drivers in Southern California were told to use tire chains in the mountains and Continue reading