Legislative Preview: Telemedicine

ththTreating disease no longer demands you make a trip to the doctor’s office. Video, sensors and other technology are bringing patients, doctors and other health care providers together, virtually. Health News Florida’s Mary Shedden explains how this Spring, Legislators hope to better define the state’s booming world of telemedicine. Continue reading

Can ‘Docs in a Box’ Save the Health Care System?

teleLawmakers Push for Federal Telemedicine Standards

Can long-distance virtual doctors stop U.S. healthcare costs from spiraling out of control? Better still, can these camera-ready physicians deliver an even better quality of care? 

Lawmakers in Washington think so, and they are pushing to expand the use of telemedicine and other technologies that will cut costs, Continue reading

Farmed and Dangerous… Chipotle Takes Aim at Unsustainable Industrial Agriculture in New Mini-Series

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Chipotle has launched a web-based show called Farmed and Dangerous, a four-part satire aimed at revealing the “outrageously twisted and utterly unsustainable world of industrial agriculture” Continue reading

Aluminum Eliminated as a Food Additive for Fish: Norway Codex Update

fish_aluminum_codex_norwyNEWS RELEASE: SUCCESS IN NORWAY

                  Despite Winter’s frosty embrace, the Sun and the Norwegians conspired to overwhelm the cold and provide a warm reception for the nearly 180 Codex delegates gathered here in Bergen, Norway in mid-February 2014 Continue reading