The Robot Doctor, Dr. Kinect, and the Future of Telemedicine

kinectBomb squads, vacuum cleaners and doctors — what do they all have in common? The answer is iRobot (NASDAQ: IRBT  ) , an incredibly versatile company that has created bomb-sweeping robots, Roomba automated vacuum cleaners, and virtual doctors powered by Apple iPads. iRobot’s new product Continue reading

Wal-Mart to Cover U.S. Workers’ Domestic Partners in 2014

costofWal-Mart Stores Inc. said on Tuesday it will offer health insurance benefits to domestic partners of its U.S. employees starting next year.

The world’s largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark., also plans to begin to offer vision care to its eligible employees and their dependents, according to information the retailer Continue reading

Fukushima in Free-fall: Radioactive Water Filters Taken Offline, Tepco in Desperation as Leaks just Won’t Stop

fukusAfter a 29-month cover-up, the Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) is now calling for international help and has all but admitted Fukushima’s radiation leaks are spiraling out of control. In addition to the leaking water storage units that are unleashing hundreds of tons of radioactive water each day, Tepco now says 50% of its contaminated water filtration capability has been taken offline due to corrosion.

The result is that radiation leaks are escalating out of control and attempted remediation efforts are faltering. Continue reading

5 Tips for Recovering from Emotional Pain

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Emotional pain can make it impossible to enjoy life and can manifest as physical disease and pain

Letting go of rejection, avoiding rumination and learning from your failures can all help to heal your emotional pain

Keeping guilt from festering and using self-affirmations to boost your self-esteem are other keys to greater emotional well-being Continue reading

Gokhale Method: Banish Pain by Relearning Proper Posture

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Proper posture and properly using your body to work against gravity is the foundation upon which everything else related to your health is built

The Gokhale Method addresses the root cause of physical pain, which is typically caused by improper posture. The method teaches you to reclaim your primal posture, which is the way your body was designed to stand, sit, and move

Conventional advice tells you Continue reading