Mobile health technology has broadened nurses’ horizons beyond what anyone could have imagined, giving them the ability to improve care and communication and educate patients in managing their own health. Continue reading
NYC-based pharma company Pfizer currently has 15 apps in the US iOS app store, ranging from a chapstick companion app to an app for people with kidney cancer. At the HIMSS Connected Health Summit in National Harbor, Maryland, Pfizer executives talked about two of the company’s apps and their broader strategy for developing mobile health interventions.
“We recognize that the data shows patients expect meaningful digital solutions from us, and it is our obligation to deliver that,” Judy Sewards, vice president of data and digital innovations, said. “When we think about it at Pfizer, we’re not thinking about what’s the next shiny thing, Continue reading
The lymphatic system, or lymph system as it is also called, is a system made up of glands, lymph nodes, the spleen, thymus gland and tonsils. Lymphatic system is vital for both tissue repair and controlling inflammation in most organs of the human body. The improper drainage of the lymphatic system, results in an impaired immune system, or even tumors in the lymph nodes.
Detoxing your body is easy as long as you know ways to tap into your lymphatic system. A healthy glow comes from the inside out. Continue reading
The types of ready-to-eat foods you leave in plain sight on your kitchen counters can be used to predict your weight. Those with cereal and soda on their counters are on average 20 to 26 pounds heavier than others
Cutting added sugars can improve a child’s health in as little as 10 days, reducing triglycerides by 33 points, and lowering blood sugar by 53 percent
Reducing added sugar consumption improves heart health. Continue reading
Story at-a-glance − In 1986, Congress created a federal vaccine injury compensation program (VICP) to restrict civil lawsuits against vaccine manufacturers and negligent doctors when government mandated Continue reading