Program will allow rural school districts across the USA, an opportunity to obtain a $500,000 Distant Learning and Telehealth Grant, Continue reading
Among the qualities of entrepreneurs is the unrelenting belief that their idea will make a difference. They also and the dedication to pitch that idea until an investor or pharmaceutical company or manufacturer says yes.
Cue Jonathan Michael, an entrepreneur who is a trained paramedic who, along with Sixth Sense co–founder Francis Xavier, Continue reading
I wouldn’t say I’m over the hill yet — but I’ve definitely made the difficult transition from “floor model” to “antique.” And as I’ve added a small army of candles to my birthday cake, I’ve learned to take time to relax and smell the flowers.
But I can promise you this — if that flower is a butterbur, I plug my nose and keep walking. Continue reading
A new study published in the open access journal PLoS is reinvigorating the debate over what are the primary causes of the accelerating autism epidemic. Whereas too many within the conventional medical establishment, Continue reading
A very interesting fruit has amazing healing properties. The fruit is called Guanabana in Central America, Sour Sop in the Carribean, Graviola in Spain and a friend from India just informed me that it is know as Ramfar in India. It grows in many parts of the world and is known by various names.
I have not been able to locate the whole fresh fruit in the U.S. Continue reading
Radisphere, the leading provider of standards-based radiology delivery solutions for health systems, today announced that Medicaid patients throughout the state of Florida will now benefit from improved healthcare because of a newly enacted law. Continue reading
You may want to think twice before taking any more generic copies of brand-name pharmaceutical drugs, thanks to a recent Supreme Court ruling that effectively eliminates manufacturer liability in injury cases resulting from negative side effects. In a 5-4 ruling, Continue reading
Medicare will continue to reimburse only one telehealth visit per month for skilled nursing facility residents, according to a recent proposed rule from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The proposed physician fee schedule for 2014 seeks to expand telehealth in other healthcare settings.
Under the 2011 PFS final rule, Continue reading
One of the biggest challenges that organic gardeners have long faced is invasive pests, which as you may well know tend to target food crops that have not been treated with toxic pesticides. But maintaining a truly organic garden is not an impossible task, especially if you are willing to take the time to employ some tried and true methods of deterring pests without chemicals. Continue reading
Many foods sold in the US are banned in other countries due to harmful additives, growth promoters, genetically engineered ingredients or other dangerous practices
This includes farm-raised salmon, Hawaiian (GMO) papaya, artificial food dyes, arsenic-laced chicken, ractopamine-tainted meat, bromate-containing drinks and bread, olestra, carcinogenic preservatives, Continue reading
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Inefficiencies in billing practices and consumer confusion are two of the biggest drivers of non bill payment, according to a 2009 McKinsey report. One of the most experienced entrepreneurs in Philadelphia’s DreamIt Health accelerator, David Brooks, founder and CEO of Medlio, wants to help physician practices improve bill collection by Continue reading
Kristine Barnett noticed that her little boy Jacob – whom doctors had tagged as autistic – seemed to have a fascination with patterns. So she took him out of his school’s special ed program and let him study the things he’s passionate about. Now Jacob is on his way to winning a Nobel Prize.
Jacob Barnett, who was Continue reading
Stem cell technology is promising in many respects and nowhere is that more evident than in the field of dentistry where painful root canals could become a thing of the past if promising advances in treating tooth decay pan out.
According to The Wall Street Journal, scientists have made Continue reading
While conventional medicine continues to drug women with PMS with addictive SSRIs, Japanese researchers have determined that Lavender essential oil can alleviate premenstrual emotional mood changes, confirming other research showing that Lavender aromatherapy produces overall calming effects.
The research comes from Japan’s Shitennoji University and Continue reading