Back to the Future: Ford, Sprint & KU Students Bring the House Call to the 21st Century

wellcar-sketch-232x300It’s Back to the Future, telemedicine style. The doctor with his black bag of remedies and devices knocking at your door for a house call is an old idea. But a tricked-out, high-tech ride brings a fresh, 21st century twist to that form of healthcare. Add the brains of University of Kansas students to resources and technology from Ford, Sprint and others: You get one very promising (and literal) mobile health solution for rural medicine. WellCar combines telemedicine, miniaturization and the concept of the country doctor’s house call to get underserved patient populations high-quality and timely healthcare. Continue reading

Taking Patient Care beyond Hospitals

innoThe country should leverage on the Telemedicine Blueprint 1997, an initiative by the government to employ the use of telehealth in the healthcare system, instead of looking at new facilities and systems to address the growing demand for healthcare services.

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Introducing Psycho-biotics! Probiotics Considered an Alternative Treatment for Depression

probioProbiotics are anything but new. In fact, it was in 1908 that Russian scientist Élie Metchnikoff first noted that rural Europeans who consistently drank fermented milk lived longer.

Most people have now seen the word so many times in ads for yogurt, dietary aides, Continue reading

How the Buteyko Breathing Method Can Improve Your Health and Fitness

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The Buteyko Breathing Method is a powerful approach for reversing health problems associated with improper breathing, the most common of which are overbreathing and mouthbreathing, including poor sleep and sleep apnea

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American Meat—An Inside Look at Sustainable Farming in America

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The documentary American Meat is “a pro-farmer look at chicken, hog and cattle production in America,” featuring full-time organic farmers

There are vast differences between meats from animals raised in Concentrated Continue reading