E-Prescribing Adoption Grew Significantly Between 2007 and 2010

presOwnership of an electronic prescribing system significantly increased among physician practices between 2007 and 2010, according to a study published in the American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits, Cardiovascular Business reports.

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Concern Grows About Doctor Offices Opting Out of Meaningful Use

optHealth IT experts say they are concerned that more physician offices will opt out of the meaningful use program, despite the federal government’s planned changes to the program’s timeline, Modern Healthcare reports (Conn, Modern Healthcare, 12/21).

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Fermenting Foods—One of the Easiest and Most Creative Aspects of Making Food from Scratch

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90 percent of the genetic material in your body is not yours but belongs to the bacteria that outnumber your cells 10 to 1. These bacteria have enormous influence on your digestion, detoxification and immune system

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Chemicals in Your Drinking Water That Could Be Wrecking Your Health

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Most tap water is far from pure, containing a vast array of disinfection byproducts, chemicals, radiation, heavy metals, and even pharmaceutical drugs

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Youth-Drug Can ‘Reverse’ Ageing in Animal Studies

old womanUS scientists have performed a dramatic reversal of the ageing process in animal studies.

They used a chemical to rejuvenate muscle in mice and said it was the equivalent of transforming a 60-year-old’s muscle to that of a 20-year-old – but muscle strength Continue reading