On the Move with MHealth: Nurses Develop Mobile Health Tools,

News_FeatureBanner_110915_702_336_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

Pfizer: Think Patient-First when Developing Mobile Health Apps

phyzerNYC-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

Lymphatic Drainage: How To Detoxify Lymph Nodes? Here Are 7 Simple Ways!

lymphaticThe 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

Foods Kept in Plain Sight May Reveal the Source of Your Weight Management Problem

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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

Vaccine Injury Compensation: Government’s Broken Social Contract with Parents

vaccine-injury-compensation-by-yearStory 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