Hamilton Hospital Offers Telemedicine for Stroke Patients

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Telemedicine Won’t Make Traditional Healthcare Services Extinct

a2As the retooling of the healthcare industry with telemedicine capabilities advances, the technology is supplementing rather than supplanting traditional modalities of medical service delivery.

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15 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Lemon Water Every Morning

lemonsIf you are looking for an easy trick to improve your life and overall health, than look no further. Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning is a pretty simple routine to get into and will have tremendous effects on your overall health.

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U.S. Retailers Begin Taking Farmed Fish Off their Shelves as Antibiotic Overuse Destroys Fish Farming Industry

chilThe biggest seller of organic foods has decided to greatly reduce the number of antibiotic-treated salmon it purchases from Chile, a move that’s expected to a deliver a huge financial blow to the aquaculture industry.

Costco recently announced that Continue reading

High-Functioning Autistic Five-Year-Old Reportedly Showing Signs of Telepathy

autismA young, “high functioning” autistic boy named Ramses from Los Angeles, California, is being described as “one of the smartest five year olds on the planet” by neuroscientists. It’s a situation that is baffling experts. The boy’s mother, Nyx Sanguino, says her son is able to recite words in Hebrew, Greek, Arabic and Japanese. Continue reading

How BYOD Strategies Will Affect the Future of Mobile Health

boyd“Among the trends that are affecting the future of mobile health would be things like the greater availability of personal mobile devices.”

Could BYOD strategies impact the future of the mobile health space? Read on to find out. Continue reading

CMS Finalizes Medicare Payment Model With Telehealth Implications

telehealthOn Monday, CMS finalized a new Medicare payment model for hip and knee replacements that grants more flexibility in the use of telehealth services, AHA News reports (AHA News, 11/16).

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The Truth about Weight Loss Plateaus

Fitness-Class-Weights-DumbbellIt happens to nearly everyone who is successful at losing weight: the plateau. You’ve counted endless calories, worked your butt off (literally) at the gym, and then all of the sudden the progress stops. Or does it?

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How Your Memory Works, and the Surprising Implications of Impaired Memory Function

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Your memory holds a record of your entire life and shapes your identity, but the ability to form memories does not occur until the age of about five. Prior to that, lack of self-recognition prevents autobiographical memory formation

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Antineoplastons: A Cure for Cancer Ignored For 45 Years?

the-cure-for-cancer-signCould a cure for advanced, chemotherapy and radiation resistant cancer have already been discovered as far back as 1967? Could this curative substance have been so close to us for all this time, as to be part of our own blood and a constituent of our own urine?

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Telemedicine Facility for Emergency Care

Sabarimala pilgrimage center,The telemedicine facility being set up at the Sabarimala pilgrimage center, with technical assistance from JIPMER, Puducherry, and ISRO, to provide specialist medical consultation round the clock to pilgrims who might require emergency care, Continue reading

Five Telemedicine Trends Transforming Health Care IN 2016

 

trendsTelemedicine is a key component in the health care industry shift to value-based care as a way to generate additional revenue, cut costs and enhance patient satisfaction. One of the biggest changes to health care in the last decade, telemedicine is experiencing rapid growth Continue reading

Alzheimer’s and Lyme —Two Diseases Driven by Inappropriate Interventions in the Food Chain

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Alzheimer’s and Lyme disease are caused by disruptions in the food chain. In our efforts to create a cheaper food system, we’ve cut too many corners, and made too many dangerous shortcuts

Alzheimer’s may be driven by two diet-related problems: excessive sugar consumption, Continue reading

Vaccines—Are They Still Contributing to the Greater Good?

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To ensure the safety of as many children as possible, we need to have an open rational discussion about vaccine safety

Three decades ago, autism affected one in 10,000 children. Today, it’s estimated to afflict as many as one in 50

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Sanctuary House of Listening

sanctThe one thing in the world that produces love and understanding is the one thing most missing in our civilization. Listening is the key to healthy human relationships but we have never been taught to listen. It certainly is not modeled in governments thus not in public educational systems. Authoritative Continue reading