Remote 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
The latest example is KokiCare Inc. The health IT company, which doesn’t appear to have any customers yet, Continue reading
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
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
Many people in the tech industry want to change that with telehealth services, Continue reading
Several large and medium-size nonprofit hospital groups have launched or acquired commercial health insurance plans in recent years in response to Continue reading
The 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
Did 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
When you are first diagnosed with a thyroid condition, a prescription for medication becomes much like Continue reading
I 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
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
Romaine 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
Antibiotics 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 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