Hospital-Designed Apps Aim To Help Patients Manage Their Care

happsHospitals are developing mobile applications that doctors can prescribe to help patients manage their care, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Compared with health apps that consumers download independently, Continue reading

8 Ways to Beat Holiday Bloat

bloatingThe holiday season is approaching and that means office get-togethers, school parties, and family gatherings with holiday eats are in order. Unfortunately for some of us, it also means bloating triggered by getting a little too jolly with our favorite holiday foods. Continue reading

‘Evidence-Based’ Medicine: A Coin’s Flip Worth of Certainty

coin_flipWhat if 90% of the peer-reviewed clinical research, the holy grail of the conventional medical system, is exaggerated, or worse, completely false?

A seismic shift is occurring in the field of evidence-based medicine that a rare few are aware of, Continue reading

Astounding Number of Medical Procedures Have No Benefit, Even Harm – JAMA Study

proceduresWhat if millions of medical diagnoses, procedures, and treatments were based on, at best, questionable scientific evidence, but still performed daily, the world over, in the name of saving patients lives or reducing their suffering? A new JAMA review indicates this may be exactly what is happening.  Continue reading