Internet Search Data Could Help FDA Find Harmful Drug Interactions

Internet searches could help FDA and pharmaceutical companies discover previously unknown harmful prescription drug interactions, according to researchers at Microsoft Research Labs and Stanford University, CNBC reports.

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Study: Half of CDS Prescription Alert Overrides Are Inappropriate

Providers override about half of the alerts they receive when using electronic prescribing systems, according to a new study that also finds only about half of those overrides are medically appropriate.

Researchers reviewed more than 150,000 clinical decision support (CDS) alerts on 2 million Continue reading

Sleep Is Critical for Brain Detoxification, Groundbreaking Research Finds

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Sleep is deeply interconnected with your health in a myriad of ways. For example, previous research has found that sleep deprivation has the same effect on your immune system as physical stress or illness

Recent research shows that your brain has a unique Continue reading

Black Seed – ‘The Remedy for Everything but Death’

Black Seed - 'The Remedy For Everything But Death'This humble, but immensely powerful seed, kills MRSA, heals the chemical weapon poisoned body, stimulates regeneration of the dying beta cells within the diabetic’s pancreas, and yet too few even know it exists. Continue reading

7 Natural Alternatives Better than Drugs for Health and Healing

Natural medicine is an amazing field, full of inspiring stories and an ever-accumulating body of scientific research to support its increasingly popular view of health.  

In fact, at GreenMedInfo.com we specialize in dredging up from the National Library of Medicine’s 23-million citation deep, Continue reading

3 Building Blocks to Good ACO Data Analytics

Starting with the right kind of data is critical to the success of an accountable care organization (ACO), Naveen Srabu, product management director for Liaison Healthcare Technologies, told an audience at the AHIMA Convention in Atlanta. Continue reading

A Broken Ocean: The Aftermath of Fukushima

While mainstream media appears to have almost forgotten that the Fukushima disaster ever happened and the aftermath of the damaged nuclear power plant continues to be downplayed by government officials, reports of spreading radiation, sick and dying marine life and contaminated food are rife.

A report in Continue reading

Spirulina May Help Elderly Patients with Anemia and Immunological Dysfunction

Elderly folks suffering from anemia or age-related immune system deterioration could see dramatic improvements with regular supplementation of spirulina, a blue-green freshwater algae with an extensive track record of health promotion and disease mitigation. Researchers from the Division of Rheumatology, Continue reading

Use Eucalyptus Oil to Breathe Easier, Kill Germs, and More

One of the few essential oils most people can identify by smell alone; eucalyptus is very popular because of its effectiveness and range of uses. Originally from Australia, where it was first used by the aborigines, the locals started distilling and using the oil in the 1780s. The eucalyptus is one of the world’s tallest, deciduous trees, with some varieties growing as high as 465 feet. Making up about 75 percent of Australia’s flora, Continue reading

Steve Schilling: Telemedicine’s Time Is Now in the Central Valley and Beyond

Telemedicine, a hazy term for most Californians, will soon enter the American lexicon. Overlooked by some as a viable solution to America’s health care woes, telemedicine grants the ability for health care providers to deliver patient care virtually. This concept is critical to the Central Valley and other rural areas across the nation.

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Legislation Promises Improved Reimbursement for Telehealth

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced a bill that would expand telemedicine coverage for Medicare and Medicaid patients, and adjust payments for certain telehealth services.

The “Telehealth Enhancement Act of 2013,” introduced by Reps. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.), Mike Thompson (D-Calif.), Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) on Oct. 23, builds on existing payment innovations, Continue reading

Before 1940, More than 85% of the U.S. Population Used Drugless Healers

The news blackout and disinformation campaign of natural cures has been so effective since WWII that Continue reading

How Exercise Makes Your Brain Grow

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Recent research reveals that exercise promotes a process known as neurogenesis, i.e. your brain’s ability to adapt and grow new brain cells, regardless of your age

During exercise, nerve cells release proteins that stimulate the production of brain-derived Continue reading

N. New England Telemedicine System Hits Milestone

A consortium that is electronically linking rural and urban health care facilities across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont has hit a milestone.

The Bangor-based New England Telehealth Consortium says it has now connected 200 facilities, marking the halfway point toward the 400 or so facilities in the consortium. Continue reading